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Ford has ticketed a number of crossovers -- think Escape and C-Max (pictured) -- with a variety of gasoline and gas-electric powertrains for delivery to showrooms to compete in this fast-growing segment. The Fusion, Ford's most successful sedan since the original Taurus, has been completely revamped as well. Lincoln, meanwhile, gets a top-to-down makeover. Sneak peeks at the new MKZ before Christmas revealed a startling new design direction. Murphy figures that Ford, like GM, will see its market share stabilize -- at around 17%.

By Alex Taylor III, senior editor-at-large @FortuneMagazine - Last updated December 28 2011: 12:32 PM ET
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