New Vehicle Extrication: 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Article and photos by Jason EmeryThe 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid, Ford's second entry in the hybrid market, brings a notable advancement in hybrid technology. Like the Ford Escape hybrid, this is considered a full hybrid system. This vehicle, however, can travel up to 47 mph on the electric motor alone, almost double the Escape's capability. This is the first model year that this vehicle was offered as a hybrid. The characteristics and procedures noted in this article also apply to the 2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid.Vehicle IdentificationAs is common with most hybrids, the overall vehicle design is the same as the model's nonhybrid version. Personnel should review all vehicles involved in a collis...

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