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Ford Employees Go Further to Help Hungarian Children

Jan-06-2016 3:15 AM ET

​Kind-hearted Ford employees have Gone Further to enrich the lives of residents at a state children’s home by restoring an on-site birdhouse.

2016 Priorities: Jim Farley and Barb Samardzich Look Ahead in The Latest Go Further Webcast

Dec-16-2015 8:30 AM ET

​In the final Go Further Webcast of 2015, Jim Farley, executive vice president and president, Ford of Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Barb Samardzich, chief operating officer, Ford of Europe, assess the progress made in 2015 and give an insight into the company’s exciting plan and priorities for 2016.

Ford PWN and PWiP Donates Women’s Professional Wear, Empowers Disadvantaged Women to Dress for Success

Dec-07-2015 10:00 AM ET

​​​​Last month, the Ford Professional Women’s Network (PWN) and Professional Women in Purchasing (PWiP) held a “Dress for Success” women’s accessories drive at Ford locations throughout Southeastern Michigan.  The requested accessories: gently used purses, briefcases, scarves, shoes and jewelry, were donated by Ford employees to help make a difference in the lives of underprivileged women who are looking for jobs. ​

EPSO Team Goes Further to Help Dementia Sufferers

Nov-24-2015 3:30 AM ET

​Kind-hearted volunteers from Ford’s European Purchasing Strategy Office have Gone Further to enrich the lives of dementia sufferers at a Cologne retirement home.

Ford Asian Indian Association: Going Further With Innovation

Nov-02-2015 11:00 AM ET

​​​​The annual Ford Asian Indian Association (FAIA) Event, held recently at the Ford Performing Arts Center, was a sold-out affair with Ford employees, senior executives and suppliers in attendance. FAIA is one of 11 Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) within Ford Motor Company that has a deep-rooted commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion among its employees. ​

Ford Volunteers Go Further in Spain

Oct-06-2015 2:45 AM ET

​Hundreds of Ford employees in Spain showed their support for worthy causes by doing charity work during Ford’s Global Month of Caring in September.

Ford of Germany Employees Go Further to Help Refugees

Oct-06-2015 2:30 AM ET

​Ford employees are Going Further to help the increasing number of refugees seeking safety and shelter in Germany, through a variety of Community Involvement projects and other initiatives.

Ford Volunteers in Germany Go Further to Support Syrian Refugees

Sep-09-2015 7:00 AM ET

COLOGNE, Germany – Germany has opened its border to refugees fleeing the war in Syria and Ford volunteers are Going Further to support relief efforts.​

Successful muesli initiative supports the homeless in Switzerland

Aug-10-2015 3:55 AM ET

​With a muesli initiative, employees of the Ford branch in Wallisellen in Switzerland have gathered strength for themselves and money for the work of the Pfarrer Sieber charitable organisation. The initiative raised almost 1200 francs. A fantastic sign of solidarity!

‘We are absolutely on the road to profitability in Europe’ – Jim Farley

Jul-22-2015 3:00 AM ET

Ford of Europe chairman and CEO Jim Farley said Ford is edging ever closer to profitability in Europe, during a special Go Further Webcast filmed at a flagship FordStore in the UK.

“Ford is a growth company” Mark Fields tells Merkenich townhall meeting

Jun-12-2015 7:30 AM ET

“2015 is poised to be a breakthrough year for Ford globally,” Mark Fields, president, Ford Motor Company, told more than 280 employees attending a Townhall meeting in the Merkenich Design Centre earlier this week.

Jim Farley: "We want employees to be passionate advocates for our products."

Jun-11-2015 4:25 AM ET

New Mustang, Mondeo Vignale, drive assist innovations, and the importance of employee advocacy are discussed by Jim Farley, president, Europe, Middle East and Africa, in an exclusive @Ford Online interview.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Tony Savoni Fosters Respectful and Inclusive Environment

Jun-08-2015 10:09 AM ET

​As a 2014 Diversity and Inclusion Winner in the category of Fostering a Respectful and Inclusive Environment, Tony Savoni has demonstrated just that. He actively works towards fostering an environment where every employee is included and an integrated part of the Essex Engine Plant team. He is an excellent motivator who manages to stay positive even in tough situations.  ​

Ford Employee Restores Model T to its Original Splendor

Jun-05-2015 8:00 AM ET

​​Randy Shelton was snapping photos at an old car festival at Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan, when he was invited for a ride in a 1930 two-door Model A. Shelton, a Ford powertrain engineer, was captivated by the vehicle. “I used to be more into muscle cars,” said Shelton. “After riding in the Model A, I was hooked.”​

Ford of Spain Employees Go Further to Support Nepal Earthquake Victims

Jun-03-2015 4:00 AM ET

VALENCIA, Spain – Ford of Spain employees have donated thousands of Euros to help victims of the Nepalese earthquake disaster.

Go Further: Bicycle Day at Lommel Proving Ground

May-28-2015 4:45 AM ET

​Every year, on Whit Sunday, the test vehicles usually driven on Ford’s high security Lommel Proving Ground in Belgium are locked away and the site’s 80 km of roads are opened to thousands of cyclists and skaters.

Food for Thought - How Ford’s Chefs Go Further to Provide Fresh Tasty Meals

May-05-2015 2:35 AM ET

​Each year the kitchen staff at Ford of Germany cook more than 655,000 lunches for employees, and right now asparagus is flavour of the month.

How Ford’s Most Sensitive Employee is Positively Influencing Product Development

Apr-23-2015 6:00 AM ET

​In the Ford product development centre in Merkenich, Dr Michael Haverkamp, a specialist in multisensual harmonisation, is focussing his work on four different leather samples.

Ford Goes Further to Help Nursery Children in Germany

Mar-26-2015 4:15 AM ET

​Fifteen Ford employees are Going Further to enrich the lives of children at a nursery in Cologne, Germany, by refurbishing 19 ride-on vehicles for them to play with.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: George George Leads the Way with Continuous Improvement at Ford

Mar-19-2015 8:00 AM ET

​​George George lives and breathes the One Ford behavior – and, as a result, earned a 2014 Diversity and Inclusion Award in Leading the Way.  ​

Neppesser Schlümpfe – Ford Employees’ Carnival Going Social

Mar-11-2015 8:00 AM ET

​2015 is a very special year for Ford retiree Horst Treitz as well as for Mario Kurth and his twin brother Ralf Kurth, both working at Ford Pilot Plant Cologne.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Solaris Server Operations Team Promotes Work-Life Flexibility

Mar-10-2015 10:05 AM ET

​When it comes to promoting work-life flexibility, the Solaris Server Operations team was increasingly aware of the importance of promoting a healthy work-life balance for their employees. Under the direction of Bharat Kharadia, the team was successful in implementing new flexible work-life integration while working within existing HR policies.

Ford Goes Further to Celebrate International Women's Day

Mar-10-2015 8:45 AM ET

​Ford employees from around the globe have been Going Further to celebrate International Women’s Day, which honours the achievements of women while calling for greater equality.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Ford Credit Information Technology Team Leverages a Diverse Work Force

Feb-25-2015 2:06 PM ET

​Dearborn, Mich. - Ford teams and individuals from around the globe are being recognized with a 2014 Global Diversity and Inclusion Award for demonstrating the Go Further spirit to bring diversity, inclusion and the One Ford commitment to life at Ford Motor Company.  @Ford Online will highlight the award recipients throughout the year.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner Leverages Diverse Workforce through Global Volume Planning

Feb-05-2015 9:04 AM ET

​Ford’s vehicle volume forecasting (FPV – Financial Planning Volumes) process within Marketing Sales and Service (MS&S) historically involved each market/region using local processes and tools to forecast a 10-year volume projection. While a process for global consolidation was present, the use of different forecasting approaches and assumptions complicated the consolidated view. Additionally, during senior management reviews these varied methods did not portray a sense of unity.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Ford Hispanic Network Strengthens External Partnerships

Feb-04-2015 9:15 AM ET

​DEARBORN, Mich. - The Ford Hispanic Network (FHN) has been hard at work representing Ford values throughout the community. As a 2014 Global Diversity and Inclusion-award winner, FHN represents all aspects of Hispanic heritage, who together drive efforts to enhance employment, career development, cultural awareness, community service, external partnerships, professional development and retention of Hispanics in our work force.

Jim Farley: Every person can make a difference in European transformation

Jan-05-2015 5:00 AM ET

​Jim Farley, president, Ford of Europe, Middle East and Africa, talks Ford, family and fast cars in this special Go Further Webcast now showing on @Ford Online

Spelman College Proposal wins $75,000 for ’The Living Kitchen‘ Project

Dec-24-2014 8:00 AM ET

​When most people think of gardening, they think of an outdoor cultivated plot of land.   But why not garden from the privacy of your own kitchen?  The idea, dubbed “The Giving Kitchen,” earned students from Spelman College the top prize at Ford’s 2014 Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Community Challenge.

Ford Interfaith Network (FIN) Muslim Group Hosts 14th Annual Dinner

Dec-17-2014 8:00 AM ET

​The Ford Interfaith Network (FIN) Muslim Group held its 14th Annual Dinner at the Ford Motor Credit (FMCC) Cafeteria in Dearborn, Michigan. This year, the FIN Muslim Group partnered with Ford Motor Company Fund to help increase donations to their Fourth Annual Coats for Kids Drive. The FIN Muslim Group turned their annual dinner into a campaign that raised awareness of those in need.

Ford Accelerated Action Day: Volunteers Deliver Food to the Hungry

Dec-12-2014 1:03 PM ET

​More than 700 Ford employees are on the job in soup kitchens, food banks, shelters and care centers across the U.S., teaming up with nonprofit partners to assist the needy during this holiday season.