Ford Ups Its Game With the Fusion


Ford's Fusion has sold so well that dealers in some parts of the country haven't had enough to keep up with demand. A new assembly line should help within weeks. Photo credit: Ford Motor Co.

Ford's Fusion sedan has been a big critical and commercial success for the Blue Oval. Its dramatic looks, rock-solid feel, and lush interior have wowed customers -- so much so, that the Fusion's factory has been hard-pressed to keep up with demand.

Ford invested big to up its game, adding 1,400 workers, and a new assembly line to a Michigan factory to make more Fusions. But will it be enough to catch Toyota's Camry and Honda's Accord? In this video, Fool contributor John Rosevear digs into the numbers -- and tells you what to watch for as more Fusions start to arrive at Ford's dealers.

Ford's strong turnaround has kept its factories hopping -- and has already rewarded the Blue Oval's shareholders. But in order for Ford's stock to really soar, a few more critical things need to fall into place. In The Motley Fool's special free report entitled "5 Secrets to Ford's Future," we outline the key factors every Ford investor needs to watch. Just click here now for your free report.

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