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Ford of France Goes Further to Meet Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug-28-2014 5:45 AM ET

​PARIS, France – Ford of France management stepped up to the plate when nominated to take part in an Ice Bucket Challenge by compatriots from Nissan France.

Ford of Germany Goes Further In Vocational Training

Aug-25-2014 4:00 AM ET

COLOGNE, Germany - With end of the summer holidays approaching, the critical phase of the application process for an apprenticeship place begins for many school leavers.

Going Further to Help Students Fulfill their Potential

Aug-14-2014 5:25 AM ET

​COLOGNE, Germany – Ford engineer Kader Durmus really is Going Further to help students from Turkish backgrounds achieve their full potential in German schools.

A Journey through Time: Ford Chorus Celebrates 70 Years

Jul-29-2014 11:00 AM ET

​The Ford Chorus recently celebrated its 70th anniversary with a commemorative performance at Angelica Lutheran Church in Allen Park, Mich. where they performed popular compositions from the early 1900s through 2010.   Musical productions have included “Kiss Me, Kate,” “The Music Man,” “The Pajama Game,” “Anything Goes,” “Guys and Dolls” and several other favorite pieces.

DIA: Ford Credit Teams Foster Respectful and Inclusive Environment for All Members

Jul-23-2014 11:00 AM ET

The Ford Credit Latin America and Ford Credit Mexico management teams are responsible for the recent resumption of retail financing in Mexico. These teams collaborated from multiple locations around the world, juggling time zones and negotiating cultural nuances to complete the challenging project in 18 months.

Born to be Wild – Meet Ford Rock Band FORDever

Jul-17-2014 2:00 AM ET

​BUDAPEST, Hungary – Seven amateur musicians from Ford in Hungary are setting the stage alight under the band name FORDever.

Ford Athlete Ambassadors Set to ‘Play Their Part’ at Glasgow 2014

Jul-14-2014 3:20 AM ET

​BRENTWOOD, England - Ford, the Official Automotive Partner of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, has named the first athlete ambassadors who will be supporting its newly-launched #PlayYourPart campaign.

Stephen Odell: “Cost improvement and the path to profitability in 2015"

May-13-2014 7:30 PM ET

Stephen Odell, president, Ford of Europe, Middle East and Africa, and by Lyle Watters, chief financial officer and vice president of Strategic Planning, explain how keeping a firm grip on cost is helping Ford edge closer to profitability in Europe

A Pink Vest, a Challenge Raise Thousands of Dollars for a Good Cause at MAP

May-08-2014 8:00 AM ET

​The symbol, a pink vest. The reason, to support breast cancer awareness. The result, a challenge that led to the generosity of Michgan Assembly Plant (MAP) employee donations doubling, twice.

Team member efforts save $70k at DTP

May-01-2014 10:00 AM ET

​Ken Halfacre, a Dearborn Truck Plant (DTP) Industrial Engineer, noticed there was a large waste and opportunity for cost savings with the lock set labels that DTP uses on Trim Line 1.

“Employee of the Quarter” Dieter Schmidt Goes Further for Ford

Apr-30-2014 6:25 AM ET

​SAARLOUIS, Germany – Next year, Dieter Schmidt celebrates 45 years of working for Ford. However, at the beginning of this year, there was already cause for celebration when he proved that experience really does pay off. 

Army Acquisition, Logistics Personnel Tour Louisville Assembly

Apr-30-2014 6:00 AM ET

LOUISVILLE - Ford Motor Company is one of the most innovative of car companies.  It should come as no surprise that there is a high interest in touring Ford’s many assembly plants and facilities for a glimpse into the process, technology and people that produce best-in-world quality vehicles.

DIA Winner: Sajit Haridas, Ford Asia Pacific’s Regional Purchasing Director, Strives to Tap Society’s Goodness to Help Orphans in India

Apr-29-2014 9:30 AM ET

CHENNAI, India — It all started in February 2010. That’s when Sajit Haridas, director, Regional Purchasing, Asia Pacific, started waking up at the crack of dawn every day to visit the wholesale vegetable market in Chennai.​

Ford Celebrates 95 Years in Brazil with the Biggest Renovation in its History

Apr-25-2014 4:00 PM ET

​SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - Ford Brazil celebrates today its 95th anniversary. The company reaches this milestone with a portfolio of global products, the biggest vehicle renovation in its history and the introduction of new technologies that improves the efficiency and car safety in different segments of the market (cars, pick-ups and light, medium and heavy trucks).

Ford Fund Brings American Sabor Exhibition to Museo de las Americas in Puerto Rico

Apr-25-2014 9:00 AM ET

​“American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music,” a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition sponsored by the Ford Motor Company Fund, is on display in Puerto Rico at the Museo de Las Américas.

Louisville Assembly’s Tami Hatfield Wins DIA Award

Apr-24-2014 8:00 AM ET

Corporate citizenship is a daily initiative for Ford Employee Relations Associate Tami Hatfield. Hartfield, a recent winner of the company’s Diversity and Inclusion award who works in Vehicle Operations at Louisville Assembly Plant, involves both hourly and salaried employees in efforts to raise donations for Ford-sponsored charities.​

Ford India Goes Further to Bring Alive a Better World

Feb-13-2014 9:15 PM ET

CHENNAI, India Eager faces, shy smiles and excited chatter greeted representatives from Ford’s Global Business Services as they visited The Seva Samaj and Children’s Garden School on Feb 7. Students and teachers at both campuses warmly welcomed the Ford representatives who were present to inaugurate the new facilities in the schools that were supported by Ford.

Santa Claus in a Tourneo Custom: Ford Hungary Supports Christmas Charities

Dec-19-2013 4:30 AM ET

​BUDAPEST, Hungary – Ford Hungary is ensuring that young people throughout the country enjoy Christmas.

Ford to Reveal New Mustang and Much More at Go Further Event in Barcelona

Nov-26-2013 1:20 AM ET

​BARCELONA, Spain - Ford of Europe will reveal the new Ford Mustang and a host other exciting new vehicles and technologies at a special Go Further event in Barcelona, Spain, on December 5. 

Ford Plants Honored to Host Operation Raptor, Veterans

Nov-25-2013 7:00 AM ET

​DEARBORN - Veterans Day was just a couple of weeks ago, but the pride and honor of Ford employees who are veterans showed recently when a specially painted Raptor pickup made the rounds of three southeast Michigan plants.  “Operation Raptor” kicked off a two-year tour of America by visiting Romeo Engine, Dearborn Truck (DTP) and Dearborn Tool and Die (DTD).

Environmental Quality Office Announces 2013 APA Environmental Leadership Awards

Nov-25-2013 12:30 AM ET

SHANGHAI, China — Protecting the environment is a significant focus for Ford Motor Company. So at the Environmental Quality Office’s (EQO) regional environmental compliance workshop in Shanghai last month, each plant in the region was given the opportunity to showcase their environmental success stories.

Ford Brazil Opens New Customer Center & Inaugurates Service Advanced Technology

Oct-17-2013 12:00 AM ET

​SÃO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil - Ford has improved its service center by opening new facilities and applying advanced technology resources in the sector. The goal is to increase performance, service productivity and guarantee a wide, straight and fast connection with the customer.

Ford Northeast Industrial Complex Donates Oral Hygiene kits

Oct-15-2013 12:00 AM ET

​CAMAÇARI, Bahia - The Citizenship Committee of Ford Northeast Industrial Complex had a special solidarity initiative, as part of the Global Week of Caring actions. The volunteers donated oral hygiene kits to the Emanuel Social Institution, located in Camaçari, Bahia.

Ford Shanghai-Based Employees Share Their Baking Love

Oct-14-2013 3:20 AM ET

SHANGHAI, China –Tiantian, 25, comes to the Shanghai Enrichment Community Center from Monday to Friday to learn calligraphy, handcrafts, drawing and baking. Although she suffers from a mental disability, just like everyone she needs friends, love and encouragement. 

President of The Americas Shares His Thoughts on the Importance of the United Way Mission

Oct-09-2013 6:00 AM ET

​DEARBORN - The United Way has been touching lives in communities throughout America for more than 125 years, and I’d like to share a story about how the United Way has impacted me. 

Warriors in Pink Model Survival 365 Days Per Year

Oct-08-2013 6:05 AM ET

​DEARBORN - Each October, in honor of breast cancer awareness month, Ford’s breast cancer awareness and fundraising campaign Warriors in Pink uses Ford ad space on the inside cover of Automotive News to draw attention to the cause. This year the ad is especially meaningful as all the survivors feature in the ad are Ford employees or retirees.  Emphasizing even more why, for Warriors in Pink, every month is breast cancer awareness month because it affects our Ford family and too many others and it doesn’t take any days off.

Warriors in Pink Tour NYC with Love and Cupcakes

Oct-08-2013 6:05 AM ET

​NEW YORK - October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and on Oct. 8 and 9 Ford Warriors in Pink (WIP) will travel around New York City with actor Gilles Marini in a branded Love and Cupcakes WIP food truck, passing out free cupcakes and selling WIP apparel. 

GO FURTHER: United Way Giving Campaign Kicks Off Today

Oct-01-2013 6:00 AM ET

DEARBORN - Building strong communities everywhere we live and work has always been a part of our DNA at Ford where we Go Further.

Torch Lighting Ceremony Ignites Annual Fundraising Campaign

Sep-30-2013 6:00 AM ET

​DETROIT – Early Friday morning, Mark Fields, Ford Motor Company chief operating officer and 2013/2014 Campaign Chair for the United Way of Southeast Michigan, along with a number of business and community leaders, came together for the local United Way chapters’ annual torch lighting ceremony. The ceremony kicks off a new campaign season and this year, the goals are grand.

United Way for Southeastern Michigan Lights Torch to Kick Off $40 Million Community Giving Campaign

Sep-27-2013 6:30 AM ET

DETROIT – Ford Motor Company Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields, who also serves as chair of United Way for Southeastern Michigan’s 2013 campaign, kicked off the annual community giving initiative today with a symbolic torch-lighting ceremony at Detroit’s Hart Plaza.