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Ford Fusion name may live on as a Subaru Outback competitor

Ford Fusion name may live on as a Subaru Outback competitor

When news broke that Ford would be killing off nearly all of its cars in America in favor of more crossovers and trucks, company CEO Jim Hackett said, "We're simply reinventing the American car." That reinvention may include a new Fusion, but instead of the sedan that we know now, it could morph into something resembling a lifted wagon in the same vein as the Subaru Outback. Such a plan would go perfectly well with Ford's assertion that it is "exploring new 'white space' vehicle silhouettes that combine the best attributes of cars and utilities, such as higher ride height, space and versatility." And we completely understand the desire Ford might have to take on the lifted wagon segment. As this article from Bloomberg points out, the Outback is currently on pace to surpass the Fusion in total sales this year.