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Ford Still The Favorite Among Big Three Automakers

Ford, the Big Three automaker who didn't take a government bailout, remains the most well-liked of the three companies, although opinions of General Motors have improved.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of American Adults shows that 70% view Ford at least somewhat favorably, including 29% who view the company Very Favorably. Twenty-one percent (21%) view Ford unfavorably, with just six percent (6%) with a Very Unfavorable opinion. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

Favorables for Ford are up from 56% last September, but similar to findings in March of that year. Ford has consistently polled the best among the three American automakers since 2009.

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The national survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on June 9-10, 2011 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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