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Ford Announces Industry’s First Hybrid Livery Package

Posted on July 18, 2007 by LCT Staff - Also by this author - About the author

DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford Fleet Limousine & Livery Vehicles is pleased to announce the introduction of the livery industry's 1st OEM-sponsored Hybrid Livery Package (Option Code 47L) on the 2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid. Product Overview - The 2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid provides the following features:

Powertrain/Functional:

2.3L 4V I4 Atkinson Cycle engine

330V sealed nickel-metal hydride battery

Available intelligent AWD system

Brakes – power 4-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock braking system (ABS)

Electric power assisted steering (EPS)

Electronically-controlled continuously variable transmission (eCVT)

Permanent magnet electric motor

Regenerative braking system

Exterior:

Hybrid-unique 16" aluminum wheels with brushed aluminum center cap

Roof rails

Tires – P235/70R16 A/S BSW

Interior

6-way power driver's seat

Auto-dimming rear view mirror

Audio – AM/FM, MP3, satellite ready, 6-disc CD player with 4 speakers

Auto lamps

Compass and outside temperature read out

Dual automatic temperature control

Mini-size spare wheel and tire

Visors – cloth driver and passenger with dual illuminated vanity mirrors

Livery Package (Option Code 47L)

The following items are included in the Livery Package (Option Code 47L)

Heated front seats

Premium leather seating surfaces

Lumbar controls

Energy Flow Navigation System

Reverse sensing system

Roof rack with satin inserts and black cross bars

Heated mirrors

Body-color exterior mirrors

Cargo area cover

AC 110V power outlet

Ordering Information – order bank is open Body Code Order Code FWD (Front wheel drive)U29500A

4WD (Four wheel drive)U39600A

Option Code47L (requires valid FIN code)

PricingMSRP

Livery Package (Option Code 47L)$3,575

Contact your Lincoln Mercury dealer today to learn more about the all-new 2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid Livery Package.

Hybrid Seminar at LCT East

Ford’s Doug Walczak will be presenting a free “Hybrid Mariner 101 Seminar” during the LCT Eastern Conference at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9 at the Mohegan Sun, which will present details on the new livery package hybrid Ford Mariner. This is the first time that a chauffeured transportation industry show will offer a hybrid marketing session, and is an LCT exclusive.

Source: Doug Walczak, limousine and livery manager, Ford Motor Co.

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