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Ford Builds 5 Millionth EcoBoost Engine; 1 in 4 European Vehicles Equipped with Fuel-Saving Engine Technology

Mar-26-2015 5:00 AM ET

​Ford Motor Company is celebrating a manufacturing milestone for its fuel-saving EcoBoost petrol engines: five million have been produced globally since the engine line was launched in 2009.

FPS Progress Reviewed By John Fleming on European Plant Tour

Mar-10-2015 3:45 AM ET

COLOGNE, Germany - The focus was on the Ford Production System when John Fleming visited four European plants recently. 

How Line Walking Helps Optimise In-plant Productivity

Feb-25-2015 2:00 AM ET

​Ford Fiesta is the bestselling small car in Europe so to maintain that success with the future Fiestas, Ford constantly looks to improve efficiency at its manufacturing facility in Cologne.

Valencia Plant Wins Accident Prevention Management Award

Feb-24-2015 3:20 AM ET

​Ford’s Valencia plant has won a top award for accident prevention management.

Ford Invests €2.3 billion in Valencia Operations in Spain; Highly-Flexible Plant to Increase Production 40% in 2015

Feb-05-2015 7:30 AM ET

​Ford today announced it is completing the final part of a €2.3 billion investment in its Valencia, Spain, manufacturing operations, transforming it into one of the world’s most advanced, flexible and productive auto plants.

A driverless transport system – DTS for short – brings the necessary material directly to the assembly line in Niehl

Feb-05-2015 4:00 AM ET

​Transport carts move backwards and forwards as if controlled by ghosts over a distance of more than 700 metres in the Y-Hall between the marketplace and the assembly line of the tailgate handle.

Ford Produces Three-Millionth Small Diesel Engine in Europe

Oct-15-2014 8:00 AM ET

​Ford has produced its three-millionth, small capacity low carbon diesel engine in Europe.

Ford Otosan Opens New $511 Million Facility in Turkey to Exclusively Build Ford Tourneo Courier and Transit Courier

May-22-2014 12:00 PM ET

​YENIKÖY, Turkey - Ford Otosan, the Turkish-based joint venture between Ford Motor Company and Koç Holding, officially launched vehicle production today at a modern, all-new vehicle production facility in Yeniköy, Turkey. 

Ford Dearborn Truck Plant Celebrates 10 Years of Sustainable Manufacturing

May-19-2014 12:05 AM ET

​​​​DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford Motor Company is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its groundbreaking Dearborn Truck Plant. As the centerpiece of Ford Rouge Center, Dearborn Truck Plant was conceived as Ford’s vision of sustainable manufacturing and has served as flagship for the company’s next generation of lean and flexible plants. ​

2,000 New KCAP Employees Start Production of 2015 Ford Transit Van

Apr-30-2014 12:30 PM ET

Supported by 2,000 new employees and a $1.1 billion investment, the all-new Ford Transit van rolls off the line at Kansas City Assembly Plant today, as Ford aims to strengthen its leadership in the commercial vehicle segment.

Ford of Europe Management Visits Struandale Engine Plant

Apr-15-2014 6:00 AM ET

​PRETORIA, South Africa - With the process of Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa shifting its operations from Asia Pacific to Europe, along with the introduction of the new Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, manufacturing executives from Ford of Europe (FoE) visited the Struandale Engine Plant in March.

Changan Ford Wins the Chinese Quality of Corporate Integrity Award

Apr-03-2014 5:10 AM ET

CHONGQING, China - Changan Ford is proud to announce that it is the recipient of the Chinese Quality of Corporate Integrity Award from The Chinese Inspection and Quarantine Association based on the unified deployment of the Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.

Ford Women of Manufacturing: Alba Contreras

Mar-28-2014 6:00 AM ET

​DEARBORN - In honor of March being Women’s History month, @Ford is highlighting some of the company’s outstanding female leadership throughout the next several weeks. These features will focus specifically on those who have had great success in manufacturing, a typically male-dominated field.

Ford Invests $500 Million in Ohio Engine Plant, Creates 300 Jobs to Build All-New 2.7-Liter EcoBoost for 2015 F-150

Mar-28-2014 12:00 AM ET

​LIMA, Ohio – Ford Motor Company will invest $500 million to upgrade its Lima Engine Plant and add 300 new jobs to support production of the all-new 2.7-liter EcoBoost® specifically engineered for the next-generation 2015 Ford F-150.

Ford Women of Manufacturing: Shaun Whitehead

Mar-27-2014 6:00 AM ET

​DEARBORN - In honor of March being Women’s History month, @Ford is highlighting some of the company’s outstanding female leadership throughout the next several weeks. These features will focus specifically on those who have had great success in manufacturing, a typically male-dominated field.

Ford Women of Manufacturing: Linda Cash

Mar-25-2014 6:00 AM ET

​DEARBORN - In honor of March being Women’s History month, @Ford is highlighting some of the company’s outstanding female leadership throughout the next several weeks. These features will focus specifically on those who have had great success in manufacturing, a typically male-dominated field.

CSAP, Ford Fiesta: Building Blocks for Success

Mar-21-2014 5:50 AM ET

​CUAUTITLAN, Mexico - The success story of the Cuautitlán Stamping and Assembly Plant (CSAP) began with the arrival of the model Ford Fiesta to its facilities, which required a large-scale transformation of the factory in order to begin a historic production.

Ford Honors World Water Day through Daily Conservation, Long Term Strategies

Mar-21-2014 5:00 AM ET

​DEARBORN - Water conservation is a popular topic today.  From being concerned about the lack of water in drought-stricken regions to reminding the kids to turn off the water while they brush their teeth, personal consciousness of water as a valuable resource is growing.

Ford Women of Manufacturing: Cheryl Bruins-Rozier

Mar-19-2014 6:05 AM ET

​DEARBORN - In honor of March being Women’s History month, @Ford is highlighting some of the company’s outstanding female leadership throughout the next several weeks. These features will focus specifically on those who have had great success in manufacturing, a typically male-dominated field.

Women of Windsor Engine

Mar-18-2014 6:10 AM ET

​WINDSOR - Media outlets worldwide are calling attention to outstanding females on and around International Women’s Day (March 8th). Not surprisingly, top Ford talent has been the target of some of this attention including Shaun Whitehead, operations manager for both of Ford of Canada’s Windsor Engine Plants, who was recently recognized in The Windsor Star.

Ford Interceptors on Full Display at LEP

Feb-27-2014 6:45 AM ET

​LIMA, Ohio – Dorothy knew exactly what she was talking about. There is truly no place like home and for the majority of folks working at Lima Engine Plant (LEP), Allen County is home.

Delivery Operating System Vital to Health of FPS

Feb-19-2014 6:00 AM ET

​DEARBORN - Think about the circulatory system in your body.  If the blood doesn’t flow properly and deliver the right amount of oxygen and nutrients to your system at the right time and in the right way, your body will not operate well and may shut down. 

2014 is the ‘Year of Traction’ for Ford Global Manufacturing

Feb-17-2014 6:00 AM ET

​DEARBORN - Three years ago, Ford began the process of redesigning the way that the company operates within all of its manufacturing facilities around the world.