The auto industry's "greenest" car was reclaimed by a Detroit automaker.
Ford Motor Co.'s all-new Fusion on Thursday won Green Car Journal's "Green Car of the Year" at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
The Fusion beat out the Dodge Dart Aero, Ford C-Max, Mazda CX-5 SKYACTIV and the Toyota Prius c.
It is the eighth consecutive year that Green Car Journal has recognized a "Green Car" of the year. Previous winners include the compressed natural gas-powered Honda Civic in 2011 and the range extended plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Volt in 2010.
The Fusion comes with multiple internal combustion engine options, and as a hybrid and plug-in hybrid model.