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New KA and New KA+ are Finalists "Car of the year 2015" and "Americar" Awards
Updated Date :10/31/2014 8:01 AM
​SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - The New Ka and New Ka+ compete as finalists in two major awards from the auto media, the 2015 Car of the Year, from Autoesporte and Americar Award, the Latin American Auto Press Association of . The 1.0 12V TiVCT Flex engine, that equips both New Ka and New Ka+ is also contesting for the  Engine of the Year title. 


Ford Focus Crowned Russia’s Best Family Car
Updated Date :10/30/2014 9:56 AM
MOSCOW, Russia – Ford Focus has driven off with an impressive prize haul at the “Car of the Year Ratings” research project organized by the annual national “Car of the Year in Russia” award.


Burning Questions with Andreas Ostendorf - How Ford is Helping Shape the Regulatory Landscape
Updated Date :10/29/2014 4:32 AM
​Ford is facing an ever-rising flow of regulations - from vehicle homologation and compliance to sustainability.


The All-new 2015 Ford Mustang makes its New Zealand Debut in Christchurch
Updated Date :10/29/2014 9:21 PM
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — Over the weekend, the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang made its first New Zealand appearance as part of the Mustang’s 50th Anniversary Celebration and Mustang Owners Clubs’ 35th Annual Convention in Christchurch.


New Ford Focus ST Now Available to Order in the UK
Updated Date :10/30/2014 2:13 AM
​The new Ford Focus Focus ST model range has gone on sale in the UK priced from £22,195 ahead of first deliveries from February 2015.


Ford to Exhibit Domestic, International Attractions and Technology at its Best Stand Ever at the São Paulo Auto Show
Updated Date :10/29/2014 2:19 PM
​SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - On October 28, Ford Brazil promoted its press conference at the 2014 São Paulo Auto Show, reinforcing the “Global Lineup with Purposeful Technology” concept through the products introduced in country. At the press conference, which gathered around 600 journalists and bloggers from Latin America and Europe, Steven Armstrong, president Ford South America, highlighted the recently-launched New Ka in the 1.5-liter hatch and 1.0-liter sedan models and announced the 2015 Fusion with unprecedented rear inflatable seatbelts. The event will be open for the public from October 30 to November 9.


Go Further Everyday Heroes
Updated Date :10/29/2014 7:02 AM
​All of us have something that pushes us to go further.



Cyber Steve Presents a Valuable IT Security Lesson
Updated Date :10/28/2014 6:48 AM
​Global Cyber Security Manager, Steve Houdek, discusses cyber risks we face at work and protections to consider.



Ford Delivers Most Powerful Diesel Kuga Ever Alongside Lower CO2, New Colours and More Advanced Technology
Updated Date :10/28/2014 5:34 AM
The Ford Kuga is now available with a significant range of upgrades that include the smart utility vehicle’s most powerful diesel powertrain to date.


Ford Lio Ho Receives Service Quality Excellence Award and Special Gold Quality Award from Local Government
Updated Date :10/23/2014 4:58 AM
CHUNG-LI, Taiwan — Recently, Ford Lio Ho (FLH) Taiwan received double accreditation for its business excellence from the local government in Taoyuan County, where FLH has operated its business for the past 42 years. Sherman Cheng, group director, Automotive Customer Service, Ford Lio Ho, joined by other local outstanding enterprises, represented the company to receive two trophies—one for Service Quality Excellence award and the other a special Gold Quality award—from the County Magistrate Wu Chih-Yang.


Podium Finish for Ford in Spain
Updated Date :10/27/2014 6:38 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England - Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen piloted their Ford Fiesta RS WRC to the third step of the podium at the 50th edition of RallyRACC - Rally de España this weekend.


Ford Credit Earns Third Quarter 2014 Pre-Tax Profit of $498 Million; Net Income of $718 Million*
Updated Date :10/23/2014 2:10 PM
​Ford Motor Credit Company reported a pre-tax profit of $498 million in the third quarter of 2014, compared with $427 million a year earlier. The higher pre-tax profit was more than explained by higher volume, reflecting increases in nearly all financing products, including non-consumer and consumer finance receivables globally, as well as leasing in North America.


Ford Posts Third Quarter 2014 Pre-Tax Profit of $1.2 Billion
Updated Date :10/24/2014 4:06 AM
​Ford Motor Company [NYSE: F] today reported a 2014 third quarter pre-tax profit of $1.2 billion, its 21st consecutive profitable quarter.



Lincoln Makes its Official Launch in China
Updated Date :10/23/2014 10:02 AM
SHANGHAI, China—On Oct. 23, Lincoln celebrated its official arrival in China at the Shanghai Exhibition Center. The launch event included the unveiling of the first two of a new breed of global vehicles developed with today’s discerning Chinese luxury auto customers in mind: the Lincoln MKC and MKZ. This star-studded event gave guests the exclusive chance to experience everything Lincoln will stand for and offer to China, one of the world’s most important automotive markets.


Stampede of Customized 2015 Ford Mustangs to Debut at 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas
Updated Date :10/23/2014 8:21 AM
​Ford Motor Company is bringing performance to the halls of the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association show, performance that can be summed up in one name – Mustang.



New Ford Technology May Help Drivers Avoid Frontal Crashes
Updated Date :10/22/2014 1:08 PM
​Ford Motor Company is rolling out a new driver-assist system that can reduce the severity of or even eliminate some frontal collisions involving vehicles and pedestrians.



New Fiesta Named Brazil’s Top Vehicle in "Quatro Rodas" Consumer Satisfaction Survey
Updated Date :10/22/2014 1:49 PM
​SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil – The New Fiesta was elected Brazil’s Best Premium Compact and Top Overall Vehicle in Consumer Satisfaction among the 40 top-selling vehicles in the country, according to the “The Elected”  survey by Quatro Rodas magazine. 


Ford Announces Actions with Respect to Its $882 Million of 4.25% Senior Convertible Notes Due 2016
Updated Date :10/20/2014 11:55 AM
​Ford Motor Company [NYSE: F] has elected to exercise its right to terminate the conversion rights with respect to its 4.25% Senior Convertible Notes due Nov. 15, 2016 (the “Notes”), effective Nov. 20, 2014 (the “Conversion Rights Termination Date”), in accordance with the terms of the Notes. 



Keselowski's Dramatic Win Puts Three Fusions in Eliminator Round
Updated Date :10/20/2014 9:10 AM
​Brad Keselowski pulled off the victory in a must-win situation to advance the No. 2 Fusion to the Eliminator Round, holding off the field to win at Talladega Sunday evening. The win is the sixth of the season for Keselowski, but easily his most clutch of the season.


With Over One Million Fans Ford Argentina is The Largest Automotive Online Community of The Country
Updated Date :10/20/2014 9:53 AM
​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Ford Argentina reached one million fans on Facebook, positioning Ford as the country's largest online automotive community. 


Ford Continues High-Tech Engine Investment at Dagenham
Updated Date :10/20/2014 3:04 AM
​Ford is investing an additional £190 million at its Dagenham London site to produce an all-new advanced technology 2.0-litre diesel engine for cars and commercial vehicles.


New Fiesta’s Stylish Night Out in Chongqing
Updated Date :10/20/2014 11:41 PM
CHONGQING, China — On Sept. 24, the Ford New Fiesta embarked on a fun and fashionable night out on the Mountain City of Chongqing to search for the hottest spots in the city. The event was called “Night Out, YO·HO Fiesta”; the evening’s journey began at the Chongqing New North Zone and ended at the city center. The urban fashion seekers enjoyed the pleasure of driving the New Fiesta 1.0L model to search for popular fashion landmarks and hot delicacies in the city.


F-350 Grabs Top Sales Spot in First Month of Sales
Updated Date :10/17/2014 9:24 AM
​SÃO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil - One month after Ford Trucks launched the all-new F-350 commercial truck, the light-duty truck leapt to the top sales spot in its segment in Brazil.  The F-Series truck has a commanding 34.2% market share against eight other vehicles. 


Ford, Tweddle Launch New Interactive Mustang App
Updated Date :10/17/2014 8:00 AM
​Ford and Tweddle have launched a new full-featured interactive smartphone application for owners and enthusiasts of the all-new Ford Mustang.



Ford Argentina in the Top 3 of the Ambito Financiero 2014 Ranking of Brands Chosen by Consumers
Updated Date :10/16/2014 10:10 AM
​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Ford Argentina won the second place in the automotive category in the ranking of brands chosen by consumers, carried out by the business and economic newspaper Ambito Financiero.


All-New Ford F-150 BoxLink, LED Box Lights and Remote Tailgate Release Revolutionize Truck Bed Cargo Management
Updated Date :10/16/2014 8:44 AM
​Now, Ford is revolutionizing the management and stowage of cargo inside the pickup truck box with its patented BoxLink™ system debuting on the all-new Ford F-150. Along with LED box lights, a power locking and remote tailgate release, and segment-first cargo ramps, the 2015 F-150 is better equipped to help manage loads more efficiently.



Ford Named Regional Winners at the National Apprenticeship Awards 2014
Updated Date :10/16/2014 3:32 AM
​Ford and its national dealer network has been named South East Macro Employer of the Year at the 2014 National Apprenticeship Awards.


Chennai Plant Receives Accolades for Achievements on Maintenance and Environment Metrics
Updated Date :10/15/2014 5:34 AM
CHENNAI, India — Ford’s Chennai facility was recently awarded for its efforts on the Maintenance and Environment parameters, which are key metrics in the Global Ford Production System. The Chennai Vehicle Assembly Plant’s (CVAP) stamping facility won the Maintenance Operations Systems (MOS) award, while the Chennai Engine Plant’s Materials, Planning and Logistics (MP&L) team received the 2014 Asia Pacific Facility Environmental Leadership Award for a project on reduction of carton and wood wastage.


Diversity and Inclusion Award Winner: Ford Taubaté HR Team Influences Change in the Community
Updated Date :10/13/2014 10:32 AM
​Ford Motor Company founder Henry Ford said, “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.”  His message reminds us of Ford’s commitment to playing an active role in the community and demonstrating the company’s key corporate values of caring and inclusion. 


“We’re aiming for sales growth this year and next” – Roelant de Waard
Updated Date :10/14/2014 10:47 AM
With its strong flow of new products, Ford is seeing its sales growing in Europe. It is a trend that Roeland de Waard, vice president, Marketing, Sales & Service, is confident will continue. 


“Ford Has The Right Environmental Strategy” – Wolfgang Schneider
Updated Date :10/14/2014 8:05 AM
​Ford offers motorists the power of choice – from advanced, low CO2 powertrains to hybrids and electrification.


The Ford of Canada Team Embraces Global Week of Caring
Updated Date :10/13/2014 11:55 AM
The Ford Volunteer Corps makes a difference throughout the year, but during Ford Global Week of Caring (GWC) Ford truly shows people the power of One Ford with one goal: a better world.​


Ford in Australia Celebrates Job 1 of the Falcon FG X Sedan and Territory MK II
Updated Date :10/13/2014 3:01 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia — On October 8, Ford in Australia celebrated a major milestone with the first 2014 Ford Falcon FG X sedan and the Ford Territory MK II rolling down the production line. To mark this special occasion, hundreds of employees were on hand to witness Job 1 of the Falcon FG X sedan and Territory MK II as they came off the production line at the Broadmeadows Assembly Plant. The company also took the opportunity to photograph the vehicles at its Geelong Engine Plant, where the Falcon and Territory’s in-line six-cylinder engine is made and where the bodies are stamped.   


Ford Racing Weekend Report: Oct. 10 – 12
Updated Date :10/13/2014 2:59 PM
Ford Racing breakdown from the weekend events.


“Our Transformation Plan is working” - Stephen Odell
Updated Date :10/13/2014 7:44 AM
​Ford of Europe’s Transformation Plan is working despite new headwinds, says Stephen Odell, chairman and CEO, Ford of Europe


Ford Ace Bakkerud Wins World RX of Turkey
Updated Date :10/13/2014 3:13 AM
​Ford Olsbergs MSE driver Andreas Bakkerud won this weekend’s World RX of Turkey, the penultimate round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy


Inside the Oval With Jamie Allison: 113 Years of Racing, No Signs of Slowing
Updated Date :10/10/2014 9:26 AM
​This is the first of a monthly Ford Racing column for @FordOnline, and today seems like the most appropriate day to kick it off.
Why is that? Because 113 years ago today our Ford Racing program was born.


Ford’s European Sales Rise 12% in September as New Cars and Commercial Vehicles Drive Highest Share in Three Years
Updated Date :10/10/2014 2:38 AM
​Ford sales in Europe climbed sharply in September, pushing its market share to a three-year high, on strong demand for both new cars and commercial vehicles.


“One Ford Brings Tremendous Benefits” – Mark Fields
Updated Date :10/9/2014 12:11 PM
PARIS – One Ford’s role in delivering outstanding new products was highlighted in Paris by Ford Motor Company president and CEO, Mark Fields. Surrounded by an extensive display of new models on the Ford stand, he also encouraged the European team to continue to make progress on its business transformation.


“Commercial vehicles are a key strength” - Barb Samardzich
Updated Date :10/9/2014 8:13 AM
​Ford has completely transformed it commercial vehicle range and the results are impressive


Ford Motor Company Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend
Updated Date :10/9/2014 10:08 AM
​The Board of Directors of Ford Motor Company declared a fourth quarter dividend of $0.125 per share on the company’s outstanding Class B and common stock.



Ford Plant in Germany Starts Shipping New Ford Focus
Updated Date :10/9/2014 4:08 AM
​The new Focus  is rolling off the line in Ford’s Saarlouis Body & Assembly Plant in Germany and headed to dealerships throughout Europe.


Product Launches Improving for Ford and Lincoln
Updated Date :10/8/2014 3:09 PM
It is a pivotal year for Ford as we continue with the most aggressive product cadence in company history, and the top priority is to launch each and every Ford and Lincoln vehicle with top quality.  ​


Kentucky Truck Plant Celebrates 5-Millionth Ford Super Duty
Updated Date :10/8/2014 2:16 PM
​For 15 years, the Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks have rolled off the assembly line at the Kentucky Truck Plant (KTP), and on Oct. 7 KTP workers built the 5-millionth best-selling heavy-duty pickup truck.


U.S. Hourly Pulse Results
Updated Date :10/8/2014 4:01 PM
For the third year, U.S. Hourly employees had the opportunity to take part in the company’s annual Pulse survey.​


New Paystub Online Password Update Process
Updated Date :10/8/2014 4:43 PM
Accessing your paystubs online just got easier, thanks to revised procedures that took effect July 28, 2014.​


Pruett, Dixon, Rojas Earn EcoBoost's Seventh Podium of 2014
Updated Date :10/7/2014 8:59 AM
​Scott Pruett, Memo Rojas and Scott Dixon earned Ford’s seventh podium of the year on Saturday at the 10-hour TUDOR United SportsCar Championship finale – Petit Le Mans.



Ford at the Paris Motor Show 2014 – Design Webcast with Joel Piaskowski
Updated Date :10/8/2014 3:06 AM
PARIS, France - Ford of Europe design chief Joel Piaskowski gives his take on the fantastic new Fords on display at the Paris Motor Show in this Go Further Webcast filmed on the stand.


Ford Argentina Presented TV Advertisement of the New EcoSport
Updated Date :10/6/2014 1:09 PM
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Ford Argentina launched the new communication campaign of the New EcoSport, in order to continue reinforcing its relation with the values of freedom and fun. 


Ford Motor Company Fund Accelerates Commitment to Education with $1 Million in New, Innovative Programs
Updated Date :10/7/2014 7:20 AM
​Ford Motor Company Fund is joining with the UAW to donate $200,000 to support arts, music and athletics in Detroit Public Schools (DPS), part of more than $1 million in new scholarships, grants and career outreach programs that Ford’s philanthropic arm is launching this month to further its commitment to education.



UK Market Leader Ford Sets Sales Records in September
Updated Date :10/7/2014 9:04 AM
BRENTWOOD, England - UK market leader Ford hit record registration numbers in September. Ford’s commercial vehicle sales (CV) were the best ever for a single month and Ford total vehicle sales approached 70,000 – the highest since 2007.


Ford Fund Supports Sustainability, Student Innovation with $280,000 in College Community
Updated Date :10/7/2014 7:40 AM
​This fall, students at the University of Georgia will take a novel approach to clearing invasive vegetation in a distressed part of the Athens campus: goats.



Ford Philippines Delivers All-Time Record Month, Capping Best-Ever Quarterly Performance
Updated Date :10/7/2014 6:11 AM
Ford Philippines today announced it delivered an all-time record monthly performance in September with retail sales jumping 63 percent year-over-year to 2,010 units.


All-New Ford Mondeo Enhances Comfort with Sophisticated Technology, Innovative Chassis and Noise-Reducing Body
Updated Date :10/7/2014 4:26 AM
​The all-new Ford Mondeo leverages innovative driver assist technologies, an advanced chassis structure, and high quality interior to deliver superior comfort and refinement.


All-New Ford Mondeo Debuts Pedestrian Detection; New Engines and Reduced Weight Deliver Enhanced Efficiency
Updated Date :10/7/2014 4:19 AM
​The all-new Ford Mondeo delivers the global debut of a new pedestrian detection technology that could help reduce the severity of accidents or help drivers avoid them altogether.


Formula Ford – Who will be King?
Updated Date :10/6/2014 9:30 AM
BRENTWOOD, England - After 850 miles of racing spread over six-and-a-half months of competition, the Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain goes down to the wire this weekend at Brands Hatch with two drivers ready to battle for the honour of wearing a crown previously donned by some of the greatest names in motorsport.


Ford at the Paris Motor Show 2014 – Tour the Ford Stand with Roelant de Waard
Updated Date :10/6/2014 5:49 AM
PARIS, France – Hundreds of thousands of car fans will visit the Paris Motor Show this week where they can see the all new S-MAX, C-MAX, Grand C-MAX as well as production ready Ford Mustang - not forgetting the new Focus family, new Mondeo and Ford Edge, too.


Ford Argentina at el Cronista`s Marketing & Communication Summit
Updated Date :10/3/2014 2:20 PM
​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - The 3rd edition of Marketing & Communication Summit took place on September 30th and it was organized by El Cronista newspaper, one of the main business and economics media of Argentina. The Marketing & Communication Summit is a conference where the major business trends in the local market and its challenges are discussed.


Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Dragon Source Process Team Implements Engine Supplier Selection Strategy
Updated Date :10/9/2014 10:12 AM
​The Dragon Engine Global Purchasing Program Team is made up of employees from multiple regions. As a result of their collaborative approach to maximize participation from all regions, they were able to develop and drive implementation of an engine supplier selection strategy, earning the team a 2013 Diversity and Inclusion Award.


Ford Breaks The 7000 Vehicle Sales Threshold For The First Time
Updated Date :10/2/2014 9:33 AM
​Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) had its best sales month with 7269 vehicles sold last month, recording a year-on-year improvement of 26%. As a result, Ford also posted a record market share of 13.4% this year. 



Cyber Steve and Bob Shanks kick-off Cyber Security Awareness Month
Updated Date :10/2/2014 10:57 AM
Cyber Steve is here to discuss a valuable lesson about Cyber Security. 


Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle: September U.S. Sales Results
Updated Date :10/2/2014 7:29 AM
​If you’ve been reading this column the last couple of months you know that we’ve been in a period of transition as we scale back on daily rental sales and carefully manage our inventory of Ford F-Series trucks during the changeover from the 2014 to the all-new 2015 model. 



Best September Sales Ever Drive Ford of Canada to #1
Updated Date :10/1/2014 1:52 PM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. sales increased five per cent last month, its best September on record. Record sales of Escape and Explorer helped deliver the strongest first three quarters for sales since 1997 and make Ford of Canada the country’s top-selling automaker so far this year.



Ford Launches ICON50 to Celebrate Mustang Influence on Pop Culture, Rekindle Americans’ Sense of Adventure
Updated Date :10/1/2014 11:56 AM
Ford Launches ICON50 to Celebrate Mustang Influence on Pop Culture, Rekindle Americans’ Sense of Adventure ​


Ford Fusion, Explorer, Transit Connect Post Record Sales Performance for September
Updated Date :10/1/2014 8:39 AM
​Ford Motor Company U.S. sales totaled 180,175 vehicles in September, down 3 percent from a year ago. Retail sales of 137,297 vehicles increased 2 percent.



All-New S-MAX, New C-MAX and European Specification Ford Mustang Lead Fresh Line-Up for Ford in Paris
Updated Date :10/1/2014 3:54 AM
​The all-new Ford S-MAX – a stylish and innovative reinvention of the trend-setting seven-seat sports activity vehicle – makes its global public debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show as part of a host of new vehicles from Ford in Europe.


Fiesta Driver Kruuda Makes Rallying History in Finland
Updated Date :9/30/2014 2:51 AM
HELSINKI, Finland - Estonia’s Karl Kruuda has made history by becoming the first non-Finn to win the Finnish Rally Championship in 59 years, thanks to a podium place on the Pirelli Rally in Tampere, driving a Ford Fiesta S2000.


Ford of Canada is hiring for more than 1,000 new jobs at Oakville Assembly
Updated Date :9/30/2014 3:28 PM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited’s Oakville Assembly plant will add more than 1,000 hourly jobs as it ramps up its transformation into one of the Canada’s most competitive and advanced global manufacturing plants. Oakville Assembly will expand capabilities with new jobs added across the plant.


Ford EcoSport Goes on an Adventure with Paragliding Team in Hanoi
Updated Date :9/28/2014 10:18 PM
HANOI, Vietnam— On September 14, Ford Vietnam partnered with VietWings Hanoi, a Vietnamese paragliding team, to go on an adventure in the mountainous region of Hanoi. The theme of the event was the “take off” of childhood dreams. Ford Vietnam lent the team a Ford EcoSport, which was just launched in Vietnam in July, to take them on their adventure.


Ford Brazil Highlights Actions Devoted to the Preservation of its Green Areas
Updated Date :9/30/2014 9:41 AM
​SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - Ford Brazil took advantage of the Arbor Day, last week, to highlight various initiatives undertaken in its facilities to the preservation of green areas. To have a brief idea of magnitude, the space occupied by varied vegetation within São Bernardo do Campo’s facility counts with 250,000 m² of green area, Tatuí with nearly 933,000 m², Taubaté with 540,000 m², and Camaçari with 2.4 million m². 


50 Years Limited Edition 2015 Ford Mustang Raises $170,000 at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas for Get Your Heart Racing
Updated Date :9/30/2014 10:35 AM
​50 Years Limited Edition 2015 Ford Mustang Raises $170,000 at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas for Get Your Heart Racing


Ford’s 2020 Vision: Improved Operating Margin, More Balanced
Updated Date :9/29/2014 1:19 PM
​Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] today outlined its 2020 vision, which includes plans to substantially increase its global vehicle sales and automotive operating margin,
and achieve more balanced geographic profitability.


All-New Ford F-150: Toughest, Smartest, Most Capable F-150 Ever Delivers Industry-Leading,Towing, Payload Performance
Updated Date :9/29/2014 1:22 PM
All-New Ford F-150: Toughest, Smartest, Most Capable F-150 Ever Delivers Industry-Leading,Towing, Payload Performance​


Ford Invests in Future with New LED Lighting at Manufacturing Plants Globally, Accelerating Aggressive Conservation Efforts
Updated Date :9/29/2014 1:03 PM
​Ford Motor Company is investing in the future as it begins installing LED lighting at manufacturing facilities across the globe.


Ford Racing Has Big Weekend, Success as Championships Near
Updated Date :9/25/2014 11:26 AM
​From Joey Lagano’s NASCAR Chase victory and Courtney Force’s NHRA win, to Global Rallycross and IMSA achievements, Ford Racing fans have a lot to be happy about. @Ford Online recently discussed the success and other Ford Racing news with Jamie Allison, director, Ford Racing. 


Ford Exceeds UAW Job Commitment with 14,000-Plus Jobs
Updated Date :9/24/2014 2:15 PM
​CLAYCOMO, Mo., – Ford Motor Company already has fulfilled its commitment to the UAW to create 12,000 U.S. hourly jobs by 2015, today announcing 1,200 new jobs and a second shift at Kansas City Assembly Plant, where the all-new Ford Transit is built.



2014 Henry Ford Technology Award Winners
Updated Date :9/25/2014 12:40 AM
​The 2014 Henry Ford Technology Awards honors employees for their contributions to Ford products and Ford Motor Company's progress and success.


Group Vice President of Quality Discusses the 2014 GQRS Report
Updated Date :9/24/2014 4:09 PM
​Ford Motor Company just released its 2014 global quality results. The numbers are based on data from the Global Quality Research System (GQRS) report, which focuses on customer satisfaction with vehicle quality and Things Gone Wrong (TWGs) for all Ford Motor Company nameplates.


The F-4000 is now Available in Argentinean Dealers
Updated Date :9/23/2014 9:04 AM
​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina- Ford Trucks announced the public availability of the new F-4000 in the Argentine market. From Monday September 22nd, Ford’s light truck will be commercialized in the country to meet the needs of the most demanding users. The F-4000 is one of the icons of the Built Tough series for its improvements in power efficiency, fuel consumption and comfort, while being its robustness and versatility its main pillars. 


Ford of Australia Brings Smart Drive to the Royal Melbourne Show for the First Time
Updated Date :9/23/2014 2:01 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia — On September 20, Ford of Australia announced that their Smart Drive activation will be appearing at the Royal Melbourne Show at the Melbourne Showgrounds for the first time and running until October 1. Ford is inviting all guests to the Royal Melbourne Show to jump into a range of vehicles as they demonstrate the ease with which customers can experience the future of in-car technology today.


Logano Gives Ford Second Straight Chase Victory And Clinches Berth in NASCAR Contender Round
Updated Date :9/23/2014 8:05 AM
​Logano Gives Ford Second Straight Chase Victory And Clinches Berth in NASCAR Contender Round


Ford Clinches Fourth Consecutive Red Bull Global Rallycross Manufacturers’ Championship
Updated Date :9/23/2014 3:31 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – A double podium finish allowed Ford to clinch the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship (GRC) during Round 7 in Los Angeles, California. 


Ford Reveals Extended All-New Transit Line-up at Hannover
Updated Date :9/22/2014 3:27 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford is revealing the full line-up of its all-new Transit model at the 2014 Hannover Commercial Vehicle Show, providing European customers with an extended choice of more than 450 model variants.


Ford Thailand Employees Go Further in Ninth Annual Ford Global Week of Caring
Updated Date :9/19/2014 12:49 AM
BANGKOK, Thailand    As part of the company’s ninth annual Global Week of Caring, more than 500 Ford employee volunteers in Thailand spent a combined 2,000 hours on efforts for waste management and recycling at a school in Rayong province.


The New Kuga Was the Protagonist of the Third Major Series of the Ford Kinetic Design Golf Invitational
Updated Date :9/19/2014 11:16 AM
​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - The new Kuga was the protagonist of the third Major Series of the Ford Kinetic Design Golf Invitational, the exclusive golf tour organized by Ford Argentina for registered amateur golfers over 18 years-old. The event took place at the Olivos Golf Club (one of the most traditional and well-reputed golf courses in the country) under the medal play mode, 18 holes, 0-36 category, in which the best four net scores gained access to the final. 


Ford Brazil Wins “Company That Communicates Best with Journalists” Award
Updated Date :9/18/2014 1:12 PM
​SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - For the fourth consecutive year, Ford Brazil was named one of the companies that communicates best with journalists.  Negócios da Comunicação magazine and the Centro de Estudos da Comunicação (CECOM – Center for Communications Studies) sponsored the award, which was based on opinions by journalists across various sectors in Brazil.  The award ceremony was held on Sept. 16 in Sao Paulo with journalists, advertising agencies, businessmen, special guests and representatives from communications companies


Ford Wins Eight Awards In Two Days
Updated Date :9/19/2014 5:03 AM
​Ford has won an impressive eight top awards for its cars and commercial vehicles in the past two days.


Ford Focus Crowned UK’s Best Used Car of the Year
Updated Date :9/18/2014 3:02 AM
​For the second time in three years a Ford has claimed top honours at the What Car? Used Car Awards.


Uniting Art and Pop Culture Icons: Ford Mustang and Burton Morris Studios Launch Global Art Collaboration
Updated Date :9/17/2014 7:29 AM
​Ford Motor Company celebrates Mustang’s influence on pop culture and its official entry into global markets with a one-of-a-kind art collaboration with the Burton Morris Studios featuring the popular Mustang pony emblem. 



Ford Motor Company Offers Award-Winning Surveillance Mode Technology to Encourage Expanded Adoption
Updated Date :9/17/2014 9:05 AM
​Ford Motor Company is announcing the availability of its multi-patent-pending surveillance mode technology to other vehicle manufacturers and for use in military applications. Award-winning surveillance mode – available on Ford Police Interceptor – was developed to warn law enforcement officers of unexpected approaches from behind the vehicle. It is being made available by Ford and through InterMotive Inc. to expand adoption of the system to help protect law enforcement officers and military personnel around the globe.



Magical World of Roald Dahl to Hit the Road; Ford and Penguin Announce Voice-Activated Audiobooks App
Updated Date :9/17/2014 4:21 AM
​Parents will soon be able to keep their children happily entertained on even the longest car journeys with a new SYNC AppLink enabled app featuring stories by Roald Dahl – including “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”.


Ford Brings FIA F4 Concept to Britain
Updated Date :9/17/2014 3:48 AM
​The most exciting development in British junior single-seater motor racing for almost 50 years took a step closer to reality today when Ford announced key facts about the arrival of the FIA F4 concept in the UK for the 2015 season.


Smarter and More Stylish New C-MAX and Grand C-MAX Offer Families Enhanced Comfort and Refinement
Updated Date :9/17/2014 1:36 AM
Ford today unveiled the stylish new C-MAX and Grand C-MAX with a new sleek exterior design, beautifully crafted interior with improved stowage solutions, and major fuel efficiency and CO2 emissions improvements.


Ford Reveals All-New S-MAX; Trail-Blazing Sports Activity Vehicle Reinvented with More Style, Tech and Driving Fun
Updated Date :9/16/2014 8:23 AM
Ford Motor Company today revealed the all-new Ford S‑MAX, a stylish and innovative reinvention of the trend-setting seven-seat sports activity vehicle.


Ford of Europe Embraces Global Week of Caring
Updated Date :9/16/2014 5:13 AM
​Ford of Europe employees have thrown their support behind Ford Global Week of Caring by taking part in 38 projects that benefit local communities.


Ford Employees Mobilize For the 9th Global Week of Caring in South America
Updated Date :9/16/2014 9:04 AM
​SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - From September 6 to 14, Ford employees in Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela supported Ford Global Week of Caring through various activities. ​


Atlas Copco Ford Racing Wins Vryburg 450
Updated Date :9/15/2014 8:56 AM
​VRYBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, - Atlas Copco Ford Racing earned a resounding and well-deserved victory on the Vryburg 450, round six of the Donaldson Cross Country Championship.



New Products Drive Ford’s European Sales Up 14 Percent in August, Outpacing Industry Growth of 2 Percent
Updated Date :9/15/2014 7:50 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – Ford Motor Company’s total European vehicle sales rose 14.4 per cent in August versus a year ago, outpacing the overall industry sales increase of 2 per cent.  Ford’s year-to-date sales in Europe have increased 7.1 per cent largely on the strength of new and significantly refreshed vehicles.


Coming Soon! C-MAX Gets an Extreme Makeover
Updated Date :9/15/2014 7:18 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany - Ford has treated its two-car C-MAX family to an extreme makeover. The spacious, comfortable and versatile C-MAX and Grand C-MAX multi-activity vehicles have been given a new lease of life that makes them even better suited to the modern, active family.


Netherlands Hosts Huge Mustang Gathering
Updated Date :9/12/2014 2:36 AM
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – A record-breaking 560 Ford Mustangs packed into the Zandvoort Circuit in the Netherlands to celebrate the marque’s 50th anniversary.


Bill Ford Addresses International Transportation Systems World Congress
Updated Date :9/11/2014 6:42 AM
​Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford discussed the rapidly changing world we live in and the future of mobility Monday morning in a keynote presentation that opened the first full day of the International Transportation Systems (ITS) 21st World Congress in Detroit, a conference that brings together more than 10,000 of the world’s leading transportation policy makers, technology, and business professionals. 



Ford, Football and Cooking – Inside the Mind of Bernhard Mattes
Updated Date :9/11/2014 4:30 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany - Bernhard Mattes talks about the achievements of Ford in Germany, the challenges facing Europe’s Ford Customer Service Division, and reveals his passion for football and cooking in this senior executive interview with @Ford.


Ford is the Most Reliable Automaker According to Selecciones, Reader`s Digest Magazine
Updated Date :9/9/2014 9:40 AM
​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Ford Argentina was awarded the first place of the 2014 Most Trusted Brands ranking in the category of vehicles and pick-ups companies, carried out by Selecciones, Reader's Digest magazine. 


PCAM Business Support Team Unites Diverse Work Force
Updated Date :10/9/2014 10:41 AM
The Project Control/Asset Management support team (PCAM) is a diverse team formed with the primary objective of aligning local process systems with global systems. When the PCAM system was being launched for South American locations, the team provided the necessary business support to the Property Accounting department in South America.


‘Go Further – The Right Way’ Now a Standard Part of the Ford BPR
Updated Date :9/9/2014 7:08 AM
Since Henry Ford first founded Ford Motor Company, we have been committed to growing profitably as an ethical company.  With the help of the Corporate Compliance Office, management recently launched a new communication campaign, "Go Further – The Right Way," to emphasize the importance of ethics and compliance in our daily work.  That message is now being reinforced at the highest level of Ford operations:  the senior leadership team’s regular Business Plan Review (BPR) meetings.


Ford Vietnam Delivers Best-Ever August Performance, Sales Double Year-over-Year
Updated Date :9/9/2014 3:19 AM
HANOI, Vietnam — Today, Ford Vietnam announced its best-ever performance for the month of August with total retail sales rising 99 percent year-over-year to 1,287 units. The surging August sales helped Ford capture a monthly market share in Vietnam of 10.2 percent, which is up 2.0 percentage points from the same month a year ago.


Revealed – the New Ford Focus that’s a Work of Art
Updated Date :9/8/2014 7:59 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – While the new Ford Focus is a beautifully sculptured vehicle, this one-off version is quite literally a work of art.


New 2015 Lincoln Navigator Equipped for Enhanced Performance and Refinement
Updated Date :9/8/2014 10:41 AM
​The 2015 Lincoln Navigator offers a fresh interpretation of the classic vehicle that created the full-size luxury SUV segment.


New Ford Focus Delivers Fuel-Efficiency Improvements of Up to 19 Per Cent with New, More Powerful Engines
Updated Date :9/8/2014 3:24 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – The new Ford Focus delivers the car’s most fuel-efficient powertrain line-up ever with improvements of up to 19 per cent, and a significant CO2 emission reduction across the entire line-up. 


New Ford Focus Delivers Advanced Tech, Fine Craftsmanship and Improved Efficiency
Updated Date :9/8/2014 3:34 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – The new Ford Focus elevates the world’s best-selling nameplate with a bolder, more emotive exterior design, a finely crafted, intuitive new interior, a suite of 18 new or improved driver assistance technologies, and major fuel economy improvements.


Charter Communications Places First Large Fleet Order for All-New 2015 Ford Transit Van
Updated Date :9/5/2014 10:33 AM
​Technicians for the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States, Charter Communications of Stamford, Connecticut, will soon drive brand-new 2015 Ford Transit vans. Charter recently ordered more than 800 low-roof, regular-wheelbase Transit vans for its technicians. These vehicles are used to transport equipment for installing and servicing Internet, TV and phone customer homes across 29 states.



Ford China Year-To-Date Sales Up 30% with 717,537 Vehicles Sold; August Sales Reach 77,506 Vehicles, Up 9%
Updated Date :9/5/2014 8:52 AM
​Ford China sales are up 30 percent in the year to date, with 717,537 vehicles sold compared with 551,738 in the first eight months of 2013. In August this year alone, Ford sold 77,506 vehicles in China, up nine percent from 71,183 sold in August last year.



Ford Sets UK Sales Records in August; Beats Buoyant Market
Updated Date :9/4/2014 9:56 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – In August, UK market leader Ford recorded its highest sales volume since 2006.  Ford total vehicle sales were up 22.9 per cent, compared with August 2013, significantly beating the overall UK market, which increased by 10.1 per cent.


Ford Volunteer Projects Expand in Middle East as Employees Go Further in Ninth Annual Ford Global Week of Caring
Updated Date :9/4/2014 7:44 AM
​Next week, 20 employees from Ford South Africa’s Struandale Engine Plant will spend a day converting a metal shipping container into a soup kitchen capable of serving 500 disadvantaged people a week.



Ford Goes “Landfill-Free” in Canada
Updated Date :9/3/2014 8:52 AM
​The Oakville Assembly plant now sends no operational waste-to-landfill, an achievement that gives Ford Motor Company the distinction of becoming landfill-free at all its manufacturing facilities in Canada. Oakville Assembly is the first Ford assembly plant in North America to achieve this environmental designation.



Lincoln Launches Campaign for First-Ever MKC with Ads Featuring Matthew McConaughey
Updated Date :9/3/2014 3:55 PM
The Lincoln Motor Company introduces the first-ever Lincoln MKC ad campaign today featuring actor Matthew McConaughey. The Academy Award™ winner’s collaboration with Lincoln was announced last month.


Behind the Numbers with Ford U.S. Sales Analyst Erich Merkle (August, 2014)
Updated Date :9/3/2014 4:40 PM
​At first glance our August U.S. sales figures may seem a bit worrisome as we report an increase in total sales of only four-tenths of a percent over last year.  But our August sales performance is much stronger than the headline number would suggest. Let me explain why.


Ford Fusion, Escape Post Best August Sales Ever; Explorer Achieves Best August Performance Since 2004
Updated Date :9/3/2014 9:17 AM
​Ford Motor Company U.S. sales totaled 222,174 vehicles in August, up 0.4 percent from a year ago and the best August sales in eight years. Retail sales of 178,800 vehicles increased 2 percent, while fleet sales of 43,374 vehicles declined 6 percent.



Ford of Canada Achieves Sales Leadership for August
Updated Date :9/3/2014 1:28 PM
​For the fifth consecutive month in 2014, Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. maintained sales leadership in August. Overall sales were up three per cent, driven by increases in Lincoln sales, up 90 per cent, truck sales, up 10 per cent, and SUV/SCUV sales, up 23 per cent.



‘I’m a Massive Mustang Fan’ Says TV Celebrity Mike Brewer
Updated Date :9/3/2014 6:05 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England – TV Celebrity Mike Brewer reveals he’s a massive Ford Mustang fan in this video shot at the Silverstone F1 circuit.


High Tech New Ford Focus to Offer More for Less
Updated Date :9/3/2014 4:35 AM
BRENTWOOD, England - Prices for the new Ford Focus, in UK dealerships from November, will start from £13,995; the same as today’s Focus, with top Titanium and Titanium X versions costing £100 less than the current equivalents.


Registry – a new Quality IT tool
Updated Date :8/20/2014 3:54 AM
​In May this year the „Registry“ was added to the official Quality IT-Portfolio of Ford Motor Company after a complex development period.


Ford India Sells 14,092 Vehicles in August; EcoSport Celebrates 100,000 Sales Milestone
Updated Date :9/2/2014 9:21 AM
​Ford India today announced August sales of 14,092 vehicles in combined domestic wholesales and exports, a 27% increase from 11,065 vehicles sold in the corresponding month last year.



Ford of Britain Recruits 250 for New Low-carbon Diesel Engine Production at Dagenham Plant
Updated Date :9/2/2014 7:23 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England – Ford of Britain is recruiting 250 new employees as production operators for a new diesel engine production line being installed in the Ford Dagenham Engine Plant.


Ultimate Towing Machine: 2015 Ford F-450 Rated Best-in-Class Using Society of Automotive Engineers J2807 Standard
Updated Date :9/2/2014 9:42 AM
​Ford reaffirms the undisputed heavy-duty towing leadership of the 2015 Ford F-450 Super Duty Class 3 pickup at 31,200 pounds after testing using the Society of Automotive Engineers J2807 standard.



Ford Pays Tribute to Rally Legend Björn Waldegård
Updated Date :9/1/2014 8:10 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England – Glowing tributes have been paid to former Ford rally driver Björn Waldegård who passed away at the weekend. He was 70.


Ask The Expert about SYNC with AppLink:
Updated Date :8/28/2014 4:00 AM
​Ford SYNC Applink is an innovative system allowing the seamless control of smartphone mobile apps using the car’s voice commands, Ford’s Applink development engineer Timur Pulathaneli explains the benefits of Applink and how it works in the video.


Ford Argentina Presented Its New Aftersales Campaign
Updated Date :8/28/2014 2:56 PM
​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Ford Argentina presented the new aftersales institutional campaign, which aims to leverage the Official Ford Service and to be perceived as a suitable proposal for the client.


Ford Puts First Truck Customers Behind Wheel of the All-New F-150 to Kick Off ‘You Test’ Video Series
Updated Date :8/29/2014 11:06 AM
​Four lucky truck customers are taking their turn behind the wheel of the all-new F-150, Ford’s toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 yet, to put it through some of the toughest testing to date – their own.


DSFL Makes Belgian Debut at LPG
Updated Date :8/29/2014 1:19 AM
​LOMMEL, Belgium – Lommel Proving Ground has made history by hosting the first ever Ford Driving Skills for Life training programme to take place on Belgium soil.


Ford of France Goes Further to Meet Ice Bucket Challenge
Updated Date :8/28/2014 5:41 AM
​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.


All-New 2015 Ford Mustang Begins Production at Flat Rock Assembly Plant; Marks Global Availability of Iconic Pony Car
Updated Date :8/27/2014 12:08 PM
​The highly-anticipated, all-new Ford Mustang rolls off the line today at Flat Rock Assembly Plant, marking the start of production of the sixth-generation of the iconic pony car.  For the first time in its 50-year history, Ford will bring the Mustang to customers globally in more than 120 countries around the world.



How Ford Engineers Made the All-New F-150 the Toughest-Looking, Most Aerodynamically Efficient F-150 Ever
Updated Date :8/26/2014 2:25 PM
​Designers of the 2015 Ford F-150 had a challenging goal to meet when they set out to reimagine the world’s best-selling pickup: Create an aerodynamic, efficient design that did not compromise the tough, bold looks that define Ford trucks.


Fiesta RS WRC Ace Evans Finishes Fourth in Germany
Updated Date :8/26/2014 4:56 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany - Elfyn Evans completed Rallye Deutschland with his best ever performance in the FIA World Rally Championship – powering his Ford Fiesta RS WRC to fourth place and his first ever stage win.


Joey Logano Completes Ford Racing Sweep at Bristol Motor Speedway
Updated Date :8/25/2014 3:53 PM
​This weekend marked the first time Ford Racing has swept a NASCAR Camping World Truck, NASCAR Nationwide, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend since 2006 when Mark Martin (NCWTS) and Matt Kenseth (NNS/NSCS) did it, ironically, at Bristol Motor Speedway.


Ford Launches the all-new F-350 and F-4000 for the Light-Duty and Semilight-duty Truck Market
Updated Date :8/22/2014 1:57 PM
​SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - Ford presented the new F-350 and F-4000 trucks (available in 4x2 and 4x4 models)  to the media this week.  These trucks boast a new Euro 5 engine which meets new Brazilian environmental legislation and are intended for the light-duty and semilight-duty truck markets. 


DIA Winner: Robert Coury Leverages Work Life Flexibility to Further Business Goals
Updated Date :10/9/2014 10:48 AM
​At a time when experienced hire engineers were sometimes difficult to come by, Diversity and Inclusion Award (DIA) winner Robert (Bob) Coury has managed to add talent to Ford’s vehicle engineering team by providing a comfortable and flexible work environment. 


How a Turbocharger Exhaust Pipe Shaped Like a Cobra Head Helps Ford Power Stroke Diesel Make Best-In-Class Power
Updated Date :8/22/2014 10:16 AM
​While some might hold their breath seeing the fearsome shape of a king cobra, Ford engineers discovered that designing the turbo exhaust outlet, or downpipe, of the 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8 diesel like a cobra head helps the engine breathe easier.  



10 Driver Friendly Features the Ford F-150 Team Thought of So Customers Wouldn’t Have To
Updated Date :8/22/2014 6:50 AM
​There are 10 features of the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 pickup that were designed to satisfy customers without them ever even noticing.


Lincoln Motor Company and Matthew McConaughey Begin New Creative Journey
Updated Date :8/21/2014 7:16 AM
​Today marks another key and exciting step in the reinvention of The Lincoln Motor Company as we announce a collaboration with Academy Award™-winning actor Matthew McConaughey.



110 Years of Going Further in Canada
Updated Date :8/20/2014 3:08 PM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited was established 110 years ago on August, 17, 1904. Originally known as the Walkerville Wagon Works in what is now Windsor, Ontario, Ford of Canada founder Gordon McGregor negotiated with Henry Ford and began producing Ford vehicles in Canada.


Ford To Provide USD100,000 to Help Environmental Projects in the Middle East
Updated Date :8/19/2014 9:08 AM
Fo​rd Motor Company will award a total of USD100,000 in Conservation and Environmental Grants to help fund existing environmental projects in the Middle East region. For the first time, the programme is extended to environmental projects in Yemen in addition to the GCC, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq. The deadline to send applications is on September 14, 2014.



Ford Now Leads Sales Consideration with Millennials as Demand for Utility Vehicles Grows
Updated Date :8/19/2014 9:26 AM
Growing interest in utility vehicles among America’s 80 million-strong millennial generation – those born between the early 1980s and early 2000s – is bolstering purchase consideration for the Ford brand.



Ford Sales Up 6.4 Per Cent in First Seven Months of 2014
Updated Date :8/19/2014 5:15 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford Motor Company sales in Europe rose 6.4 per cent in the first seven months of 2014 on the strength of newly- introduced cars and commercials vehicles.


Testing of new Right-hand-drive Mustang Begins
Updated Date :8/19/2014 2:43 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England – For the first time, a right-hand-drive Mustang will roll off a Ford assembly line when global production begins.


50 Years of Ford Mustang Continues With Mustang Alley at Annual Woodward Dream Cruise and Mustang Memories
Updated Date :8/15/2014 2:30 PM
Woodward Dream Cruise, Detroit’s annual automotive rite of summer, returns Aug. 16, 2014, and Ford Mustang fans will celebrate 50 years of their favorite car at Mustang Alley in Ferndale. The charity raffle drawing for a one-of-a-kind 2015 Ford Mustang 50 Years Limited Edition convertible will take place in Mustang Alley at 5:30 p.m.


Fiesta RS World Rally Cars In Action In ADAC Rallye Deutschland
Updated Date :8/15/2014 6:21 AM
​TRIER, Germany - M-Sport World Rally Team’s drivers Mikko Hirvonen and Elfyn Evans will be looking to make an impression on asphalt next week as the FIA World Rally Championship embarks on the first pure Tarmac event of the year – the ADAC Rallye Deutschland.


2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon Gains in Popularity, Contributes to Nameplate’s Best-Ever Sales
Updated Date :8/14/2014 9:00 AM
​Over the past three months U.S. sales of the new Ford Transit Connect have been running at a best-ever pace. Year-over-year combined sales of Transit Connect and Transit Connect Wagon are up 27 percent for the three-month period ending July 31.



Tougher Ranger Unveiled for Second Odyssey Challenge
Updated Date :8/14/2014 8:47 AM
​To coincide with the 2014 Ranger Odyssey offroad challenge, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has unveiled a new, limited edition version of the locally-built Ranger that will be available from mid-August until the end of September 2014.



Ford, DTE Energy to Build Michigan’s Largest Solar Array
Updated Date :8/13/2014 4:19 PM
​Ford Motor Company is teaming with DTE Energy to build Michigan’s largest solar array at Ford World Headquarters.


Secrets of the All-New Ford F-150 Seamless Sliding Rear Window
Updated Date :8/13/2014 10:03 AM
​When people see the all-new Ford F-150 for the first time, they tend to do two things: First, they tap their knuckles against the high-strength, military-grade, aluminum-alloy body, and then they marvel at the pickup truck’s available segment-first seamless sliding rear window.



Transit Custom Goes on Patrol With The AA
Updated Date :8/12/2014 3:42 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – Ford of Britain is supplying 343 Transit Custom vans to the AA (Automobile Association) to join its fleet of patrol vehicles. They will raise Ford’s share of the 2,100-vehicle AA patrol fleet to more than 50 per cent.


Even Music Sounds Better in the 2015 Ford Mustang
Updated Date :8/11/2014 1:05 PM
​The throaty rumble of a V8 or the refined though aggressive note of an EcoBoost® engine is generally the preferred soundtrack when driving a Ford Mustang. Yet for those times when a favorite road trip tune is called for, the all-new 2015 Mustang has that situation covered as well.


Bertholdt and Rousseau Qualify Third on Force Fuel 450 at Sun City
Updated Date :8/11/2014 8:10 AM
​Atlas Copco Ford Racing qualified third today for the Force Fuel 450, round five of the Donaldson Cross Country Championship, being held at the Sun City resort in the North West province.
Gary Bertholdt and Siegfried Rousseau used the recent improvements made to the suspension of the Class T Ranger to great effect by powering to third overall in the Production Vehicle category, a mere 16 sec adrift of championship leaders Anthony Taylor/Dennis Murphy (Toyota), and 11 sec behind Johan and Werner Horn (Toyota).



Ford Promotes Media Drive of New Ka
Updated Date :8/8/2014 12:33 PM
​SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - Ford hold a press meeting to present New Ka and Ka+, during a convention that brought together auto and lifestyle journalists, as well as bloggers from different editorials such as technology, adventure, tourism among others. 


Ford Introduced a ‘Plan Ovalo’ Application for Mobile Devices
Updated Date :8/7/2014 2:18 PM
​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Ford introduced the official application of ‘Plan Ovalo’ (Ford Argentina’s official financing plan) for smartphones, which allows clients to track the progress of savings plans, payment reminders, awards and get access to all relevant information. Through this application, ‘Plan Óvalo’ is the first financing plan to provide customers real time information through mobile devices. 


2014 Ford C-MAX Hybrid Earns Top Safety Pick from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Updated Date :8/8/2014 11:47 AM
​The 2014 Ford C-MAX Hybrid has been named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for the second consecutive year.
The organization performed multiple crash tests on C-MAX Hybrid, resulting in a “good” rating in side crash, roof strength, restraint and seating evaluations.



Ford China July Sales Up 25 Percent, Annual Sales Reach 640,031 Vehicles, Up 33 Percent
Updated Date :8/8/2014 8:20 AM
​Ford China sales continued to grow in July, with 90,775 vehicles sold, an increase of 25 percent from 72,834 sold in July 2013. Steady customer demand for Ford’s global nameplates pushed year-to-date sales to 640,031 vehicles, up 33 percent from 480,555 sold during the same period last year.



Ford of Britain First and Second in Car and Commercial Vehicle Sales Through 2014
Updated Date :8/8/2014 4:47 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – UK market leader Ford has secured the two top sales positions for cars and commercial vehicles in July and for the year to date.


Ford, Suppliers Help Develop Industry-First Technologies for Mustang, F-150; Working Together Key to Ford's Aggressive 2014 Product Launches
Updated Date :8/7/2014 6:50 AM
​Ford Motor Company today announced details on new development techniques used to create its all-new Mustang and F-150, originating with the automaker’s suppliers.


1.0-Litre EcoBoost Now Powers 1 in 5 New Fords in Europe
Updated Date :8/7/2014 2:22 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – The 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine was Europe’s best-selling turbocharged petrol engine for the first six months of the year, according to Ford figures.


All-New Ford Mondeo in Dealerships towards the end of 2014
Updated Date :8/8/2014 3:51 AM
​​COLOGNE, Germany – Ford Motor Company today announced that mid- and high-series variants of the all-new Ford Mondeo delivering class-leading driving dynamics, innovative technology, greater refinement and craftsmanship, and sophisticated design are now available to order and on sale across Europe near the end of this year.


Celebrating the Ford Focus: Share Your Experiences
Updated Date :8/6/2014 2:52 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England – A new marketing campaign has started to celebrate the popularity of the Focus – the world’s best-selling car - by saying thank you to the model’s ever-growing fan-base of more than 12 million owners.


Ford Launches Transit24 Service Package
Updated Date :8/6/2014 2:47 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – Ford‘s new Transit24 service package will help save time and money for European commercial vehicle customers when it is introduced in the second half of 2014.


Ford Earns Environmental Merit Award For Second Consecutive Year
Updated Date :8/5/2014 7:20 AM
​The Ford Struandale Engine Plant has been recognised once again for its outstanding environmental record by earning a merit award for the second year running in the Exporter of the Year competition.


50 Year Limited Edition 2015 Ford Mustang No. 1,964 to be Auctioned for Get Your Heart Racing
Updated Date :8/4/2014 1:51 PM
DEARBORN, Mich. – Edith and Benson Ford Heart & Vascular Institute’s Get Your Heart Racing program will be the beneficiary when a 50 Year Limited Edition 2015 Ford Mustang, No. 1,964, crosses the block at the Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas auction in late September. Ford will build only 1,964 50 Year Limited Edition Mustang fastbacks in honor of the year the pony car debuted.


2014 Transit Connect: Most Popular Ford Retail Vehicle Mobility Solution for Independent Living
Updated Date :8/4/2014 2:29 PM
DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford Transit Connect is now the most popular vehicle for retail customers with limited mobility who are participating in the Ford Mobility Motoring Reimbursement Program.


1 in 4 Young People in Europe Have Taken ‘Selfie’ While Driving, Ford Survey Reveals
Updated Date :8/4/2014 9:56 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – From the World Cup-winning German football team, to Barack Obama, to the Pope, nearly everyone it seems has been caught up in the incredible rise of the “selfie” – self-portraits snapped from smartphones.


Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle (July, 2014)
Updated Date :8/4/2014 10:26 AM
July was a solid sales month for Ford, with overall sales up 10 percent over last year.  The results are positive and we did well in a number of key areas, but before we get too far ahead of ourselves it’s important to keep things in perspective as we manage the business through the remainder of this year.


Solid ‘Finnish’ at Fiesta-Filled Finland
Updated Date :8/4/2014 3:48 AM
​HELSINKI, Finland - Mikko Hirvonen and Elfyn Evans completed Rally Finland in fifth and seventh places respectively in their Fiesta RS WRCs yesterday.


Ford Presents the Emergency Assistance SYNC of New Ka
Updated Date :8/1/2014 1:04 PM
​SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - Ford hold a press conference in order to present the Emergency Assistance feature through Brazilian media. The new technology will be launched in Brazil within New Ka, expanding the functionality of SYNC connectivity system. Basically, the system is programmed to automatically dial the 911 emergency services, for help if you’re in an accident. If an accident with airbag activation or cutting fuel system occurs, which can occur in rear-end collisions or rollovers, SYNC performs an automatic call via cell phone paired to the 911 emergency services, stating your location and connecting passengers.


Ford Launches National Sales Company in Peru; Expands Vehicle Lineup to Meet Customer Needs
Updated Date :8/1/2014 3:25 PM
​Ford Motor Company has established a new national sales company in Peru, demonstrating its commitment to this growing automotive market.


Ford India Sells 15,282 Vehicles in July
Updated Date :8/1/2014 9:56 AM
​Ford India sold 15,282 vehicles in combined domestic wholesales and exports in July, a 24 percent increase from 12,338 vehicles sold in the corresponding month last year. July exports grew to 7,690 vehicles from 4,471 vehicles a year ago, while domestic wholesales remained steady at 7,592 units compared to 7,867 units sold in July last year.


DIA Winner: IT Service Operations Manager Develops Global 9-Point Lessons
Updated Date :10/9/2014 11:04 AM
​When North America Server Operations Manager and Diversity and Inclusion award recipient Bharat Kharadia began working with Global Solaris Server Operations three years ago, he discovered each team site used local processes, tools and supporting knowledge to maintain site-specific configurations.


Fusion, Explorer, Escape Lead Ford’s Best July Results in Eight Years; F-Series and Lincoln Also Post Gains
Updated Date :8/1/2014 8:52 AM
​Ford Motor Company U.S. sales of 212,236 vehicles increased 10 percent over a year ago for the best July in eight years. Retail sales of 162,028 vehicles are up 7 percent.


Ford Sets South African Sales Record In July
Updated Date :8/4/2014 8:03 AM
​​​PRETORIA, South Africa - Despite market challenges, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) set a new sales record in July. For the first time ever, total Ford sales exceeded 6 000 vehicles, giving the brand its second-highest ever market share of 12.5%. 


Ford Argentina Launched the new Transit
Updated Date :7/18/2014 1:48 PM
​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Ford Argentina presented to the press the new generation of its commercial vehicle Transit, which is developed entirely as a global platform under the "One Ford" strategy, achieving the highest levels of comfort, safety and technology.


Annual PDC Car Show Highlights 50 Years of Mustang
Updated Date :7/31/2014 1:57 PM
DEARBORN, Mich. ¬– While you can’t turn back the hands of time, you can take a trip down memory lane. Nearly 4,000 Ford employees, retirees and visitors recently did just that, taking a moment to reflect on the hundreds of timeless Mustang classics on display at the annual Product Development Center (PDC) car show.


Quick Parts Return Pilot Project Drives Quality Improvements
Updated Date :7/31/2014 4:10 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany - Ford’s Parts Recall Center in Cologne-Niehl this month invited several dealers to celebrate the successful completion of the new “Quick Parts Return” pilot project.


Ford Argentina Presented the Competition 'Future Mobility'
Updated Date :7/28/2014 3:14 PM
​​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -  As part of the 'Blueprint for Mobility' plan, Ford Argentina presented the 'Future of Mobility' contest, an initiative to submit ideas and projects to improve mobility in large cities. 


Let’s Talk: Plug-In Electric Vehicles and Energy Companies Are About to Start Communicating via the Cloud
Updated Date :7/29/2014 11:20 AM
​Ford Motor Company is collaborating with seven of the world’s largest automakers and 15 U.S. utility companies to develop technology for plug-in electric vehicles to talk to the utilities via the cloud – a move that would help manage energy use and improve the efficiency of the power grid.


A Journey through Time: Ford Chorus Celebrates 70 Years
Updated Date :7/29/2014 2:21 PM
​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.


Ford’s New KA is Revealed in Brazil Via Public Concert
Updated Date :7/28/2014 1:20 PM
​Ford revealed its new KA hatch and KA+ sedan on July 24 during concert in Sao Paulo called "Ford, new Ka and Rock'n'Roll." This event is part of the vehicle’s prelaunch program to highlight KA’s innovative new design and smart features to enhance performance, comfort and safety.


Mustangs on Parade at Silverstone Classic
Updated Date :7/28/2014 3:19 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – A special Ford Mustang parade to celebrate the legendary model’s 50th birthday took place in front of a huge crowd at a sunny Silverstone Classic over the weekend.


Ford F-35 Lightning II Edition Mustang Celebrates 50 Years and Supports Young Eagles
Updated Date :7/25/2014 11:10 AM
​The engineering and design teams at Ford Motor Company led the development of the one-off 2015 F-35 Lightning II Edition Ford Mustang, which will be donated by Ford and sold at the Gathering of Eagles charity event. The event is held on Thursday, July 31, 2014 during the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 – the World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration.


Fields Hosts 2Q Global Town Hall, Thanks Employees for $2.6 Billion Pre-Tax Profit
Updated Date :7/24/2014 2:19 PM
​In his first global quarterly earnings town hall as Ford Motor Company’s president and CEO, Mark Fields thanked employees for their work in achieving a $2.6 billion second quarter pre-tax profit and discussed four topics that will help the company accelerate growth and innovation.


Ford Posts Second Quarter 2014 Pre-Tax Profit of $2.6 Billion; North America, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Europe and Ford Credit Profitable; Net Income of $1.3 Billion+
Updated Date :7/24/2014 5:27 AM
​DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford Motor Company today reported a 2014 second quarter pre-tax profit of $2.6 billion, its 20th consecutive profitable quarter and its best since second quarter 2011. The company also affirmed its full-year pre-tax profit guidance of $7 billion to $8 billion as it continues to implement its One Ford plan to deliver profitable growth for all.


Ford Credit Earns Second Quarter 2014 Pre-Tax Profit of $434 Million; Net Income of $264 Million*
Updated Date :7/24/2014 4:23 AM
​Ford Motor Credit Company reported a pre-tax profit of $434 million in the second quarter of 2014, compared with $454 million a year earlier. The lower pre-tax profit was more than explained by a higher level of insurance losses from storm damage to dealer inventory. Ford Credit’s net income was $264 million in the second quarter of 2014, compared with $275 million in the previous year.


Tackling the Paris Grand Prix: How City Rush Hour Posed Ultimate Test for Ford Automatic Braking Technology
Updated Date :7/24/2014 6:03 AM
COLOGNE, Germany - Monaco might be the highlight of the Grand Prix calendar, but for regular drivers it’s the streets of Paris that provide the ultimate challenge. The French capital is renowned as one of the most stressful places to drive, with bumper-to-bumper traffic, dangerous junctions and drivers pushing through the narrowest gaps.


Auto Experts Drive the New 2015 Ford Expedition
Updated Date :7/23/2014 11:55 AM
Designed to meet increasing demand for SUVs with more capability, technology, comfort and luxury, the 2015 Ford Expedition impressed media during a ride and drive event last week in West Virginia.​


All-New Ford F-150 2.7-Liter EcoBoost V6 Engine Delivers V8 Capability and Performance
Updated Date :7/23/2014 11:21 AM
​With its new 2.7-liter EcoBoost® with standard Auto Start-Stop and new 3.5-liter V6 with twin independent variable camshaft timing, the 2015 Ford F-150 resets the bar in light-duty pickup truck performance, capability and efficiency.


Innovate Mobility Challenge Q&A with Eric Wingfield
Updated Date :7/23/2014 10:02 AM
Ford recently announced the launch of the Innovate Mobility Challenge series, which invites developer and ‘maker’ communities to find innovative mobility solutions across eight different locations around the world.  @Ford Online discussed the importance of the Innovative Mobility Challenge with Eric Wingfield, mobility strategist, Research and Advanced Engineering. 


DIA: Ford Credit Teams Foster Respectful and Inclusive Environment for All Members
Updated Date :10/9/2014 1:30 PM
​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.


Ford Fiesta Becomes Best-Selling UK Car of All Time
Updated Date :7/23/2014 8:19 AM
BRENTWOOD, England - The Ford Fiesta became the UK’s best-selling vehicle nameplate of all time this month when total sales topped 4,115,000.


Cyber Steve Presents a Valuable IT Security Lesson
Updated Date :7/23/2014 6:50 AM
​Cyber Steve is here to discuss a valuable lesson about Cyber Security. This month, Cyber Steve talks about traveling safely. Watch his brief video and learn more about what you can do to keep Ford safe.


All-New Ford Ka Makes First Public Appearances
Updated Date :7/22/2014 5:06 PM
​SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, July 22 –   Big launches are always accompanied by a solid communications strategy.  In efforts to position the all-new Ka as a totally new and surprising vehicle, Ford Brazil is betting on unique pre-launch actions to position the all-new Ka as a totally new and surprising vehicle, so that the public sees right away that the name is the only thing inherited from the previous model. 


Paul Mascarenas Retiring After 32 Years; Ford Underscores Drive for Innovation and Accelerates Lincoln with New Senior Leadership Team Members
Updated Date :7/22/2014 11:52 AM
​Ford Motor Company announced today a series of changes in its senior leadership team to continue delivering the company’s One Ford plan while accelerating its drive for product excellence, innovation and Lincoln.



Paul Mascarenas Retiring After 32 Years; Ford Underscores Drive for Innovation and Accelerates Lincoln with New Senior Leadership Team Members
Updated Date :7/22/2014 9:52 AM
​Ford Motor Company announced today a series of changes in its senior leadership team to continue delivering the company’s One Ford plan while accelerating its drive for product excellence, innovation and Lincoln.



Statement Regarding the Death of Nick Scheele
Updated Date :7/18/2014 3:45 PM
​Nick Scheele was an outstanding leader whose global experience and passion for our products served Ford Motor Company at a critical time. His impressive career spanned more than 38 years, including three years as our president and chief operating officer.


Ford Engineer Is Composer, Conductor and Orchestra for Soundtrack of All-New Mustang
Updated Date :7/17/2014 3:49 PM
​​DEARBORN, Mich. – Driving Ford Mustang is a visceral experience, combining a visual feast for the eyes with a seat-of-the-pants feeling on the road and the audible entertainment of a powerful engine. Like a film without a soundtrack, a Mustang without the right engine growl just wouldn’t be complete. ​


Agile Ford Mustang Features All-New Suspension; Performance Pack Raises Bar for Handling and Braking
Updated Date :7/17/2014 4:08 PM
​DEARBORN, Mich. – With new fully independent front and rear suspension systems, the all-new sixth-generation Ford Mustang is expected to be the nimblest and most comfortable example of the breed to date. Mustang EcoBoost® and Mustang GT fastback customers can also add an available performance pack for maximum all-around capability, continuing 50 years of Mustang personalization. 


Ford Launches Product Acceleration in Middle East & Africa, Bringing at Least 25 New Vehicles by 2016
Updated Date :7/14/2014 11:29 AM
​Ford Motor Company today announced an aggressive product acceleration in its newest business unit, Middle East & Africa, leveraging the company’s One Ford global portfolio and targeting opportunities for growth in small, mid-size and large vehicle segments. 


The S-MAX Was the Main Protagonist Of the First Major Series of the Kinetic Design Golf Invitational
Updated Date :7/15/2014 2:40 PM
​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - The S-Max was the main protagonist of the first Major Series of the Ford Kinetic Design Golf Invitational, the exclusive golf tour organized by the company for registered amateur golfers over 18 years-old. The event was held at the Olivos Golf Club, under the medal play modality, 18 holes, 0-36 category. The 4 best net scores won a place in the final of the Kinetic Design Golf Invitational, to be held in November. 


Capability and Style: 2015 Ford Expedition Ready for the Open Road with EcoBoost Engine, Advanced Technology
Updated Date :7/16/2014 11:14 AM
​The new 2015 Ford Expedition is a full-size utility vehicle for consumers who want capability, class-leading maximum cargo space in the extended-length version and the latest advanced technologies.


Ford Transit is Auto Express “Van of the Year”
Updated Date :7/16/2014 8:41 AM
BRENTWOOD, England - Just weeks after the first vehicles were delivered to customers, Ford Transit has been named “Van of the Year” by Auto Express for the second year in a row – one of two awards for Ford.


Ford Helps Develop Future Co-Operative Intelligent Transport Systems in Europe; Presents DRIVE C2X Findings in Berlin
Updated Date :7/16/2014 2:59 AM
BERLIN, Germany – Ford Motor Company will today present its findings from a three-year research project into car-to-car and car-to-infrastructure communication technologies that could deliver early warnings of hazards, reduce congestion and improve road safety.


Ford Initiates Open Invitation to Finding Innovative Mobility Solutions; Launches Innovate Mobility Challenge Series
Updated Date :7/10/2014 1:02 PM
​Ford today announced the launch of its Innovate Mobility Series app challenge, inviting the developer community to come together to find innovative mobility solutions in eight different locations around the world.


Ford Athlete Ambassadors Set to ‘Play Their Part’ at Glasgow 2014
Updated Date :7/14/2014 3:19 AM
​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.


Ford of Germany Awarded for Civic Contributions
Updated Date :7/11/2014 7:32 AM
COLOGNE, July 10, 2014 – Ford of Germany has received a prestigious award in recognition of its long-standing contribution to community projects.


Ford Motor Company Announces $1 Million Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship Program
Updated Date :7/10/2014 11:42 AM
Ford Motor Company today announced the Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship, a $1 million program that honors the company’s former CEO by providing financial assistance to outstanding students pursuing degrees in the field of automotive engineering.


Ford Motor Company Declares Third Quarter Dividend
Updated Date :7/10/2014 8:56 AM
​The Board of Directors of Ford Motor Company declared a third quarter dividend of $0.125 per share on the company’s outstanding Class B and common stock.


Stephen Odell Calls for Action to Safeguard Jobs, Promote Economic Growth, and Increase Competitiveness in Europe
Updated Date :7/10/2014 7:01 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – Stephen Odell, executive vice president and president of Europe, Middle East and Africa, Ford Motor Company, is sending an open letter to political decision-makers and other key stakeholders across the European Union calling for concerted action to safeguard jobs, promote economic growth, and increase competitiveness.


Ford Sales in Europe Rise in First Half of 2014 on Strength of New Vehicles; New Focus and Mondeo Coming in Second Half
Updated Date :7/9/2014 9:35 AM
​Ford’s European sales rose 6.6 percent in the first half of 2014 on the strength of new vehicle launches and an uptick in industry-wide sales.


We are technology leaders – just look at the 1.0-litre EcoBoost
Updated Date :7/7/2014 9:33 AM
Ford is using innovation and technical know-how to unlock challenges and give motorists better, safer, connected vehicles says Andreas Schamel, director of Global Powertrain Research & Engineering, and managing director of the European Ford Research Centre in Aachen, Germany.


Ford China First-Half Sales Accelerate Past the Half-Million Mark, Up 35 Percent from Last Year
Updated Date :7/7/2014 9:16 AM
​Ford China raced to a record first half, with 549,256 vehicles sold in the first six months of 2014, up 35 percent compared to 407,474 sold during the same period last year. Driven by continued strong demand for the Ford Focus, Ford Kuga, Ford Mondeo and the Ford EcoSport, Ford China’s June sales increased 17 percent with 87,783 vehicles sold, up from 75,166 sold in the same period last year.


Strong Focus Demand Drives Ford Growth in Germany
Updated Date :7/7/2014 4:45 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford brought the month of June and indeed the first half of the year to a successful close with a 7.1 percent share of the German car market. In the first six months of the year, the manufacturer registered 108,550 new cars.


Ford Strengthens UK Market Lead
Updated Date :7/7/2014 4:31 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England - UK market leader Ford has increased its car, commercial vehicle and total vehicle sales for the year to the end of June, extending its lead over its nearest rival to over 54,000.


Ford EcoSport Challenge Generates Big Buzz in Germany
Updated Date :7/4/2014 7:06 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – A social media campaign launched to celebrate the arrival of Ford EcoSport in Germany has been hailed a huge success after generating 2.23 million hits.


Women Wanted! Ford Backs Drive for More Female Engineers
Updated Date :7/3/2014 8:03 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England – Ford is encouraging more women to pursue careers in engineering with the launch of a £1,000 Ford Prize for Women in STEM studies.


A Closer Look at Ford’s June U.S. Sales Figures
Updated Date :7/2/2014 9:49 AM
Ford’s U.S. sales for the month of June were down 6 percent from last year, and I’d like to shed some light on some of the reasons behind that decline.  


Access All Areas: Behind the Scenes at Ken Block’s Hoonigan Racing Division HQ
Updated Date :7/2/2014 6:35 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – For the first time ever, Ken Block has opened the doors to his Hoonigan Racing Division (HRD) base and let the Ford Racing cameras capture what goes on behind the scenes.


Ford Sollers Plant in Elabuga Produces its 20,000th Ford Kuga
Updated Date :7/2/2014 2:31 AM
​BUGA, TATARSTAN, Russia – The 20,000th Ford Kuga has rolled off the production line at the Ford Sollers joint venture plant in Elabuga, Russia.


Ford Fusion Posts Best June Ever; Ford Transit Connect Achieves Best Month Ever, as New Transit Van Sales Begin
Updated Date :7/1/2014 9:04 AM
​DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford Motor Company June 2014 U.S. sales of 222,064 vehicles declined 6 percent from a year ago. Retail sales of 145,989 vehicles declined 5 percent, while fleet sales of 76,075 vehicles declined 7 percent. 


'Go Further with Ford' Conference Showcased Key Trends
Updated Date :7/1/2014 9:09 AM
​The fourth annual Go Further with Ford trend conference showcased key trends expected to have a significant impact on the future of technology, design, sustainability and transportation.


Ford India Sells 11,935 Vehicles in June, Up 36 Percent
Updated Date :7/1/2014 8:15 AM
​​​NEW DELHI, India – Ford India sustained its sales momentum with 11,935 vehicles in domestic wholesales and exports in the month of June, a 36% increase over 8,771 total vehicles sold over the corresponding period last year. ​


New Ford Focus ST Wins First ‘Virtual vs Real’ Race at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
Updated Date :7/1/2014 7:36 AM
GOODWOOD, England – The New Ford Focus ST notched up a first victory hours after making its global debut – by winning a unique “virtual vs real” race. The new model went head-to-head against a virtual Focus ST after Ford and Sony Computer Entertainment staged the first such race on the world-famous hill climb at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.


KBB.com: 2014 Ford Fiesta Selected as One of the Coolest New Cars Under $18,000
Updated Date :6/30/2014 9:43 AM
​The expert editors at KBB.com have again honored the Ford Fiesta with a place on its annual list of Coolest New Cars under $18,000.


Take Control of Your Regular Computer Software Updates
Updated Date :6/30/2014 8:32 AM
Software updates are delivered to your computer regularly— as you probably know, you have the ability to self-schedule these updates.  Self-scheduling allows you to install updates at your convenience and minimizes disruption to your daily schedule.  To ensure an effective and consistent user experience for any software updates that need to be sent to your computer, beginning the week of July 21, 2014, the period to self-schedule updates will be reduced from two weeks to one week.


Ford Reveals New Focus ST at Goodwood; Demonstrates Model’s Enhanced Driving Dynamics on Famous Hill Climb
Updated Date :6/26/2014 9:53 AM
​The 2015 Ford Focus ST makes its global debut today at Goodwood Festival of Speed in the United Kingdom – the ideal venue for showcasing the enhanced driving dynamics of Ford’s global performance version of the new Focus.


Cyber Steve Presents a Lesson on Home Network Security
Updated Date :6/26/2014 8:42 AM
​​DEARBORN, Mich. - Cyber Steve is here to discuss a valuable lesson about Cyber Security.  This month, Cyber Steve talks about the importance of a home security network.  Watch his brief video and learn more about what you can do to keep Ford safe.​


Ford of Europe COO Addresses Automobil Forum
Updated Date :6/25/2014 5:31 PM
​​​MUNICH, Germany - Wednesday, Barb Samardzich, chief operation officer, Ford of Europe, attended Automobil Produktion’s annual Automobil Forum and spoke to an audience of 250-300 automotive industry decision makers regarding the importance of benchmarking. ​


Mulally Hosts Final Town Hall at Ford World Headquarters
Updated Date :6/25/2014 4:04 PM
​​DEARBORN, Mich. - It was a bittersweet day Monday as Ford President and CEO Alan Mulally held his last Town Halls before retiring July 1. Town Halls were held at the Research and Innovation Center, iTek and World Headquarters (WHQ).


Automotive Industry’s Only Five-Row Side-Curtain Airbag Debuts in All-New Ford Transit
Updated Date :6/25/2014 12:56 PM
The all-new Ford Transit 15-passenger wagon makes its debut in the United States and Canada with the industry’s only five-row side-curtain airbag.


Ford and Intel Research Demonstrates the Future of In-Car Personalization and Mobile Interior Imaging Technology
Updated Date :6/25/2014 11:58 AM
​​DEARBORN, Mich. – As vehicles become an integral part of the Internet of Things, Ford and Intel are researching new opportunities for the connected car, including giving drivers the ability to remotely peer into their car using a smartphone, or a vehicle that could identify its owner using facial recognition software. ​


Ford’s Tiny but Powerful 1.0-litre EcoBoost Wins International Engine of the Year for Unprecedented Third Year in a Row
Updated Date :6/25/2014 8:38 AM
STUTTGART, Germany – A small petrol engine that powers Ford cars including the new Fiesta has fought off competition from premium brands and supercars to win the “Oscars” of the engine world for an unprecedented third time in a row.


Ford 1.0-Liter EcoBoost Engine Wins Unprecedented Third Consecutive International Engine of the Year Honors
Updated Date :6/25/2014 10:13 AM
​​​DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford Motor Company’s 1.0-liter EcoBoost® engine, which lowers fuel consumption without sacrificing power, was today named 2014 International Engine of the Year for an unprecedented third straight year. ​


Ford SYNC 911 Assist Enhancements to Debut on 2015 Ford Mustang
Updated Date :6/25/2014 8:23 AM
​​DEARBORN, Mich. – New Ford SYNC® 911 Assist™ features debuting on the 2015 Ford Mustang will offer emergency dispatchers more potentially vital information to better inform first responders en route to an accident. ​


All-New Ford Edge Courts More Global Customers with More Driver-Assist Technologies, Improved Performance, Design
Updated Date :6/24/2014 3:54 PM
DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford Edge is about to expand its global footprint in a big way. An all-new 2015 model arrives in North America early next year as a showcase of smart technology from Ford. Sales in South America, Europe – now including Western Europe – and Asia Pacific will follow. Eventually, Edge will be sold in more than 100 markets worldwide. 


Ford Tops Ranking of Best Global Green Brands
Updated Date :6/24/2014 2:24 PM
​​​NEW YORK – Ford Motor Company was recognized today for its commitment to sustainability, ranking No. 1 on Interbrand’s 2014 list of the 50 Best Global Green Brands. The automaker beat out last year’s winner – Toyota – along with corporate heavy-weights Johnson & Johnson, Coca-Cola and Microsoft. 


Ford Marks National Women in Engineering Day
Updated Date :6/24/2014 3:06 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England - Ford this week marked National Women in Engineering Day as the UK celebrated the 95th anniversary of the Women’s Engineering Society (WES).


Global Reveal for New Ford Focus ST at Goodwood Festival of Speed; New Mustang Also Debuts on Famous Hill Climb
Updated Date :6/23/2014 9:57 AM
GOODWOOD, England - The new Focus ST will make its global debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, U.K., on Friday. Ford’s new performance model headlines the First Glance category, with professional drivers showcasing its abilities on the world-famous hill climb on all three days.


Get to Know Ford Tourneo Courier
Updated Date :6/23/2014 3:36 AM
​Habib Kaya and Onur Derinoz give an indepth overview of the all new Ford Tourneo Courier in this video clip which showcases some of the remarkable technologies and class-leading features customers will enjoy


How Ford, Railroad Industry Created Innovative Way to Ship the New Transit Van to North American Customers
Updated Date :6/20/2014 3:14 PM
​Ford Motor Company is taking a new approach to shipping its all-new full-size Transit cargo vans and wagons to Ford dealerships across North America.


New 140 PS Ford Fiesta 1.0-Litre EcoBoost is Most Powerful 1.0-Litre Volume Production Road Car Ever
Updated Date :6/20/2014 2:22 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany, The new Ford Fiesta 140 PS 1.0-litre EcoBoost is the most powerful 1.0-litre volume production car ever, packing more punch on a litre-for-litre basis than a Bugatti Veyron or Ferrari 458 Speciale.


Ford EcoSport “New Urban Species” Campaign Wins 2013 Silver Award for Excellence in Public Relations
Updated Date :6/20/2014 1:28 AM
BEIJING, China – On May 25, Beijing hosted the 11th China Golden Awards for Excellence in Public Relations. At the awards, the innovative marketing campaign for the Ford EcoSport in China was on full display. The exciting compact SUV and its driver’s persona were blended into a unique metaphor of a “New Urban Species”, and showcased in a series of delightful and creative ways that won the Silver Award.


Ford Introduces Innovative Airbag Design on New 2015 Mustang
Updated Date :6/19/2014 3:20 PM
​​​DEARBORN, Mich. - The new airbag will be introduced later this year as part of a standard comprehensive safety system that includes a more robust package of sensors, safety belt anchor pretensioners, improved exterior lighting and double the total number of airbags on the all-new Mustang. 


The New EcoSport was Present in We Run Buenos Aires 2014
Updated Date :6/18/2014 9:21 AM
​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - For the eighth consecutive year, the new EcoSport was present in the running competition organized by Nike, this time in an expanded 21K circuit. In the Forests of Palermo (Buenos Aires) 10,000 participants had the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to go further.


Double Points Up for Grabs in Marathon Botswana 1000 Desert Race
Updated Date :6/19/2014 9:56 AM
​The Atlas Copco Ford Racing team is aiming for a strong showing in the Botswana Desert Race at the end of June.


Team from Ford’s U.K. Dunton Engineering Centre Hope to Use Talents to Change the World of Cycling
Updated Date :6/18/2014 10:14 AM
​When Tom Thompson, Powertrain Engineer, Ford of Europe, got wind of a competition to build Ford’s first eBike he couldn’t resist.
"I’ve always wanted to design a bike," said Thompson. "I’ve been into bikes for about 20 years; I used to do a lot of downhill racing and I used to break a lot of bikes," he joked.


New ‘Share’ Buttons Open @Ford up to Social Media Channels
Updated Date :6/18/2014 9:22 AM
​​​DEARBORN - Technology has revolutionized the way many of us receive and share information. Rather than reading an article in a newspaper or magazine and discussing the latest news over coffee, people are using the internet to exchange information faster than ever before.​


Ford Unleashes Punchy and Striking Fiesta Red Edition and Fiesta Black Edition; Most Powerful Ever 1.0-litre Road Cars
Updated Date :6/18/2014 3:32 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany, June 18, 2014 – Meet the new Ford Fiesta Red Edition and Fiesta Black Edition -- two new Fiestas that combine head-turning looks, unexpected performance and excellent fuel efficiency. 


Ford’s European Sales Climb 7.7% in First Five Months of 2014; Highest Commercial Vehicle Share Since 1998
Updated Date :6/17/2014 2:47 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany - Ford Motor Company’s sales in Europe rose 7.7 percent in the first five months of this year – outpacing the industrywide recovery – thanks to strong demand for Ford’s newest vehicles.


Ford Celebrates Turning 111 Years Old With Stunning 24 Hour Hyperlapse Video
Updated Date :6/16/2014 10:34 AM
BRENTWOOD, England - Ford Motor Company is 111 years old this week and to celebrate the company has released this stunning 24-hour, round-the-world  hyperlapse video.​


Ford Donates Transit Connect for University of Kansas Wellcar Program to Deliver Medical Care in Rural Areas
Updated Date :6/16/2014 9:13 AM
​​​DEARBORN, Mich. - Ford Motor Company has donated a Transit Connect to the University of Kansas for one year to be the school’s first WellCar that will bring medical care to the doors of rural patients. ​


Nitiss Takes Maiden World RX Win at Hell
Updated Date :6/16/2014 2:58 AM
​OSLO, Norway - Latvia’s Reinis Nitiss won World RX of Norway, round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship after a near-perfect performance at the wheel of his Ford Fiesta Supercar. 


Two of the Original Shelby GT350 Mustang Prototypes to Meet Up in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Updated Date :6/12/2014 3:48 PM
​​​More than three decades after taping a full-page ad ripped from a 1965 car magazine above his bunk on an Alaskan crab boat, Mark Hovander is touring the country this year with the same Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang pictured on that page. 


Ford Argentina Helps the ‘Forest Bank’ Foundation to open “El Impenetrable” National Park and Protect Native Forest in the North of Argentina
Updated Date :6/13/2014 10:35 AM
​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Ford Argentina donated 199.120 PET bottles to the Forest Bank foundation to save native forests at risk in the Gran Chaco region and collaborate with the opening of the National Park “El Impenetrable”, which is located between two Northern provinces of the country. The Forest Bank foundation is a non-profit organization which receives and distributes the contributions of small, medium and large supporters to save native forests at risk.


2015 Ford Explorer Updated with New Colors, Features and a Sporty New Look for Summer
Updated Date :6/13/2014 9:36 AM
​Ford Explorer brings new options to utility vehicle customers for 2015, including a sport-inspired appearance package that raises the bar on comfort and technology without breaking the bank, as well as new colors and features.


Q&A: Ford Lowers Fuel Economy Ratings for Six Vehicles
Updated Date :6/12/2014 1:46 PM

​On Thursday, we shared with our customers that we are lowering fuel economy ratings for six of our vehicles.  Here is a Q&A with more information.



Ford Motor Company Lowers Fuel Economy Ratings For Six Vehicles
Updated Date :6/12/2014 2:13 PM
Ford Motor Company announced today it is lowering the fuel economy ratings for its 2013- and 2014-model year hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles, as well as most 2014-model year Fiestas.​


Warriors in Pink Rally for the Cause
Updated Date :6/11/2014 5:12 PM
​Many shades of pink filled the World Headquarters lobby last week as employees sporting Warriors in Pink apparel rallied in advance of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure event which took place Saturday, June 7, in Detroit.


New Ford Mustang Joins Biggest Ever Mustang Gathering in Europe to Mark 50 Years of Global Motoring Icon
Updated Date :6/10/2014 5:06 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – The biggest ever gathering of Ford Mustangs in Europe thrilled fans and owners from across Europe who met to celebrate 50 years of the iconic car and to witness the first unveiling of the new Ford Mustang in Germany.


You Say Tomato; We Say Tom-Auto: Ford and Heinz Collaborate on Sustainable Materials for Vehicles
Updated Date :6/9/2014 4:32 PM
​It might seem that tomatoes and cars have nothing in common. But researchers at Ford Motor Company and H.J. Heinz Company see the possibility of an innovative union.


Ford Argentina in Agroactiva 2014
Updated Date :6/5/2014 9:49 AM
​​BUENOS AIRES, Aregentina - Ford Argentina will be present at Agroactiva 2014, one of the most important exhibitions of the agro industry to be held from 4 to 7 June in Cañada de Gomez (Santa Fe, Argentina).


Ford momentum in China continues with May sales up 32 percent
Updated Date :6/6/2014 11:32 AM
​Ford China sales grew 32 percent in May with 93,323 wholesales sold compared to 70,449 wholesales in May 2013. Year-to-date sales were up 39 percent, with 461,473 wholesales sold compared to 332,308 wholesales sold in the first five months of 2013.


Ford Stretches UK Market Lead in May
Updated Date :6/6/2014 2:49 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – UK market leader Ford has increased its car, commercial vehicle and total vehicle sales for the year to the end of May, extending its total vehicle sales lead over its nearest rival to almost 48,000 units.


Ford Fiestas Dominate Starting Line-up at Rally Italia Sardegna
Updated Date :6/5/2014 11:00 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – The sixth round of the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship blasts into action on the sun-kissed island of Sardinia today and Ford Fiestas dominate the starting line-up.


Ford Announces Plans to Bring its Emergency Assistance Technology to Taiwan
Updated Date :6/5/2014 9:13 PM
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Adding to Ford’s steady release of technology offerings in Asia Pacific at Computex 2014, Ford made the exciting announced that it will bring its Emergency Assistance system to Taiwan. In the event of an accident, Emergency Assistance uses Ford’s SYNC® technology to automatically dial emergency services—free of charge, does not require a subscription and is already available in 9 million vehicles worldwide.


Consumer Experience Movement proves successful in U.S., goes global
Updated Date :6/4/2014 6:28 PM
​Three years after its inception, the Consumer Experience Movement has gone global with 1,050 dealers around the world voluntarily participating in the program.


Ford Demonstrates Experimental Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Technology for the First Time in Asia Pacific
Updated Date :6/4/2014 5:35 AM
TAIPEI, Taiwan – On display for the first time in Asia Pacific, Ford showcased its experimental vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications technology with live demonstrations with two specially-equipped Ford Kugas in downtown Taipei at Computex 2014.


May U.S. Sales Figure Solid despite Expected Decline in Daily Rentals and F-Series Sales
Updated Date :6/4/2014 11:27 AM
May was a solid month for Ford U.S. sales, despite an expected decline in daily rentals and F-Series sales. 


Ford Reveals all-new Ford Mustang at Computex for the First Time in Taiwan
Updated Date :6/3/2014 4:55 AM
TAIPEI, Taiwan – As the all-new Ford Mustang prepares for its global launch in 2015, Ford gave Taiwanese consumers their first glimpse of the iconic pony car at Computex 2014 in Taipei. Building on 50 years of continuous production, the sleek and smart all-new Ford Mustang will set a new standard for performance and refinement in Taiwan and other markets across Asia Pacific when it goes on sale in 2015.


Ford and Samsung Research Next-Generation Battery Technology
Updated Date :6/3/2014 2:06 PM
​​​SAN FRANCISCO – Ford Motor Company and Samsung SDI, an affiliate of Samsung Group, today announced research on different levels of hybrid technology that could one day be produced in high volume on non-hybrid vehicles for greater fuel savings. 


Ford Builds on Advanced Materials Use in All-New F-150 with Lightweight Concept Car
Updated Date :6/3/2014 3:15 PM
​SAN FRANCISCO – Ford Motor Company today unveiled its Lightweight Concept vehicle, which uses advanced materials to explore future weight-reduction solutions that could improve performance and fuel efficiency while reducing carbon dioxide emissions. 


Best May Retail Sales in 10 Years Nets Records for Fusion, Escape, Lincoln MKZ
Updated Date :6/3/2014 9:02 AM
​​​DEARBORN, Mich.– Ford Motor Company U.S. sales totaled 254,084 vehicles in May, up 3 percent from a year ago. Retail sales set several model records with 174,889 vehicles sold – an increase of 6 percent. ​


Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services 2013 Report
Updated Date :6/2/2014 11:15 AM
​Ford Motor Company is building plants, expanding facilities and adding jobs in its largest expansion in more than 50 years​


Ford India Sells 12,288 Vehicles in May, Up 105 Percent
Updated Date :6/2/2014 8:32 AM
​​​NEW DELHI – Ford India more than doubled its sales in May, selling 12,288 vehicles in combined domestic wholesales and exports, compared with 5,993 units sold in the corresponding period last year. ​


Ford Puts Latest Technologies and Smartest Mustang Ever on Display at Computex, Showcasing Continued Technology Leadership
Updated Date :6/2/2014 7:27 AM
​​​TAIPEI, Taiwan – Ford today announced that it will bring its Ford AppLink platform to three new Asia Pacific markets in 2015 – Taiwan, New Zealand and Thailand – and that it will introduce its Emergency Assistance technology to the Taiwan market.​


Ford Sollers Plant in Elabuga Produces Its 30,000th Transit
Updated Date :5/30/2014 2:28 AM
ELABUGA, Russia – The 30,000th Transit has rolled off the production line at the Ford Sollers joint venture plant in Elabuga, Russia.


Argentina`s Agency of Road Safety Certified the Focus and Ranger Safety Equipment
Updated Date :5/29/2014 9:00 AM
​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – In a special visit to Pacheco Assembly Plant, the National Agency of Road Safety certified that the vehicles produced locally –the Focus and Ranger– have the equipment required by the local safety standards. During the visit, the authorities of the organization visualized various stages of the production process in which the active and passive safety components are installed in the New Focus and New Ranger.


2015 F-150 Wins Ford’s First- Ever Yankee Cup for Trucks
Updated Date :5/29/2014 9:30 PM
​​​CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The new 2015 F-150 claimed Ford Motor Company’s first-ever Yankee Cup for trucks, a technology award bestowed by the New England Motor Press Association, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, at an annual awards dinner Thursday. ​


How Ford Quietly Went About Early Testing of New F-150 Cargo Box with Real Customers in the Toughest Conditions
Updated Date :5/29/2014 11:59 AM
Ford Motor Company went beyond its labs to test a key part of the all-new Ford F-150. The company embedded six prototype pickups – each with an experimental aluminum-alloy cargo box – at some of its fleet customer job sites then quietly went about evaluating the design and engineering of the next-generation pickup in the toughest conditions.​


Fleet Customers, Commercial Business Owners, Ford Dealers Invited to Test Drive All-New Ford Transit on National Truth About Transit Tour
Updated Date :5/29/2014 12:06 PM
​Ford Motor Company is offering an exclusive opportunity for fleet owners, commercial customers and dealers to drive and learn about the all-new 2015 Ford Transit.


Dune Bashing in Dubai
Updated Date :5/28/2014 12:24 PM
It’s 110 degrees in the Dubai desert.
 
Fortunately I’m in a 2015 Ford Expedition and the A/C is cranked to the max.  Surrounded by giant sand dunes, it’s eerily silent. 


Ford to License Patented Inflatable Safety Belt Technology to Encourage Adoption
Updated Date :5/28/2014 9:06 AM
DEARBORN, Mich.– Ford Motor Company is offering its patented inflatable safety belt technology to other companies and industries, including competitive automotive manufacturers. The availability of licenses may lead to the wider adoption of inflatable safety belts as other automakers seek to enhance passenger safety. The technology is potentially applicable to other forms of seated-passenger transportation, including military use, and airborne passengers traveling by helicopter or airplane, and even for water travel.


Ford promotes workshop for young people from Camaçari in partnership with Projeto Axé
Updated Date :5/22/2014 12:55 PM
​CAMAÇARI, Brazil - Ford, in partnership with Projeto Axé, promotes, this week and in the next, workshops for customization for students of 11 public schools in Camaçari.  This initiative is part of a global program called "Operação Mundo Melhor” (Operation Better World), intended to be a strategic social approach, identifying and including communities in which Ford operates. Ford Fund works through partnership with NGOs in four key areas: education, safety, needs of the community and sustainability. The Fund also ensures that these programs for meeting the needs of local communities are aligned with the Ford's business plan. This contributes for a measurable impact and, if possible, able to be replicated to other markets. 


Ford Recognizes Its Top Global Suppliers for Outstanding Performance in 2013
Updated Date :5/27/2014 11:53 AM
​DEARBORN, Mich.– Ford honored its top-performing suppliers from around the globe at its World Excellence Awards last week. Now in its 16th year, the World Excellence Awards were designed to recognize suppliers who exceed company expectations and distinguish themselves from their peers by achieving the highest levels of global excellence in quality, cost and delivery performance.​


New Ford Transit Debuts with Industry-First Ford Paint Technology that Improves Durability and Sustainability
Updated Date :5/23/2014 1:49 PM
​​​CLAYCOMO, Mo., – The all-new Ford Transit makes its North American debut with more durable paint, thanks to an industry-first paint technology now in use at Kansas City Assembly Plant. 


A New Official Ford Dealer was Opened in the Province of Catamarca
Updated Date :5/23/2014 10:06 AM
​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - With almost 50 years of experience working with Ford Argentina, Karam Automotores opened new facilities in the province of Catamarca. In this way, Ford Argentina expands its dealer network and its reach in the northwest region of the country. 


All-new 2015 F-150 most patented truck in Ford history
Updated Date :5/23/2014 11:12 AM
From its tailgate step to the LED spotlights found on the side mirrors, the next-generation 2015 Ford F-150’s new features and technologies make it the most patented truck in company history.


Ford Fund Supports Balkans Relief Efforts
Updated Date :5/23/2014 4:55 AM
COLOGNE, Germany - The Ford Motor Company Fund, the community support arm of Ford Motor Company, is backing relief efforts to aid victims of historic flooding in the Balkans region.


The Ultimate UEFA Champions League Goal? First Ford Mustangs Available to Reserve Exclusively During the Final
Updated Date :5/23/2014 2:52 AM
LISBON, Portugal, May 23, 2014 – When the UEFA Champions League Final between Real Madrid CF and Club Atlético de Madrid kicks off tomorrow, it also will mark a moment for which Ford Mustang fans in Europe have been waiting a very long time.


Ford Otosan Opens New $511 Million Facility in Turkey to Exclusively Build Ford Tourneo Courier and Transit Courier
Updated Date :5/22/2014 1:17 AM
​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. 


A Look behind the Design: Mustang Interiors
Updated Date :5/20/2014 3:14 PM
​​​​The all-new Ford Mustang touts a sophisticated design inspired by 50 years of heritage that flows from the exterior to the interior. 


Cyber Steve Presents a Valuable IT Security Lesson
Updated Date :5/21/2014 5:16 PM
​Cyber Steve is here to discuss a valuable lesson about Cyber Security.  This month, Cyber Steve talks about securing your mobile device.  Watch his brief video and learn more about what you can do to keep Ford safe.


Ford of Britain Marks Three Decades of Diesel Power
Updated Date :5/22/2014 1:52 AM
BRENTWOOD, Essex – Thirty years after its first mass-market, diesel-powered car debuted in the UK, Ford now sells almost 119,000 of them a year.


Ford Exceeds Sourcing Goals for Minority-Owned Suppliers for Fourth Consecutive Year; Provides Opportunity for Global Supply Base Expansion
Updated Date :5/21/2014 8:43 AM
Ford’s Supplier Diversity Development (SDD) program aims to source at least 10 percent of its $50 billion U.S. purchasing budget with diverse production and nonproduction suppliers annually. And for the fourth consecutive year, the automaker exceeded that goal by purchasing $6.5 billion in goods and services from minority-owned suppliers, $1.8 billion in goods and services from women-owned businesses and $600 million in goods and services from veteran-owned companies.​


All-new Ford Commercial Vehicle Range Claims Six Honours At Van Fleet World Award Ceremony
Updated Date :5/21/2014 5:51 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – The all-new Ford Transit range returned from this year’s Van Fleet World Honours laden with six awards, including the overall Van Manufacturer of the Year for the Blue Oval for the second successive year.


All-New Ford F-650/F-750 Diesel Will Provide Best-in-Class Standard Horsepower and Torque
Updated Date :5/20/2014 4:17 PM
​​​DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford, America’s truck leader, announces the all-new F-650/F-750 medium-duty truck lineup with 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 turbo diesel will feature three engine power ratings, including best-in-class standard diesel horsepower and torque, and no vocational limits on top ratings. ​


Ford Fiesta Voted Car of the Year by Telegraph Readers
Updated Date :5/20/2014 2:53 AM
BRENTWOOD, England - The Ford Fiesta has been crowned The Telegraph's Car of the Year, beating a variety of more expensive models.


Dealer Order Banks Now Open for All-New 2015 Ford Mustang
Updated Date :5/20/2014 9:08 AM
​DEARBORN, Mich. - For Ford Mustang fans everywhere, today they are one big step closer to experiencing the next generation as Ford has begun accepting dealer orders for the 2015 fastback.



WebEx Upgrade Includes New Features
Updated Date :5/19/2014 10:51 AM
​DEARBORN - A new version of WebEx is launching on May 19, 2014! This new version will be automatically installed on your computer.


Ford Wins Treble at Honest John Awards
Updated Date :5/19/2014 2:36 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – Ford took three top wins at this year’s Honest John Awards, with the Ford C-MAX awarded “Best MPV”, the fourth year running it has taken the crown, Transit Custom named “Best Van” and Mondeo “Most Highly Rated Car”.


Ford Awards Specially-Designed Mustang Golf Carts to Three Lucky Mustang Owners
Updated Date :5/18/2014 10:48 PM
MANILA, Philippines – On May 13, Ford Philippines’ “Conquer the Highways, Rule the Fairways” Mustang promotion came to a conclusion as three lucky Mustang owners, Arturo Manansala, Doug Kramer and Mark Arthur Pasco, were each awarded a specially-designed Ford Shelby GT500 golf cart. Present at the awarding were Kay Hart, managing director, Ford Philippines and Prudz Castillo, assistant vice president, Marketing - Cars, Ford Philippines


Ford Dearborn Truck Plant Celebrates 10 Years of Sustainable Manufacturing
Updated Date :5/19/2014 8:57 AM
​​​​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. ​


Nanjing REC Engine Engineering Team Wins Praise from Joint Venture Partner Changan Ford
Updated Date :5/16/2014 4:06 AM
NANJING, China - On May 12, the Engine Engineering team at the Nanjing REC facility gathered together to celebrate their recent collaboration with joint venture (JV) partner Changan Ford in Chongqing. The REC team was recognized for their outstanding collaboration with Changan Ford, in delivering the award winning Fox 1.0L EcoBoost engine, which just launched in Chongqing in March.


Ford Argentina Launched the Start of the ‘Kinetic Design Golf Invitational 2014’
Updated Date :5/14/2014 3:10 PM
​BUENOS AIRES, Aregentina - Ford Argentina announced the start of the qualifying stage of the Ford Kinetic Design Golf Invitational 2014 edition, the exclusive golf tour designed by for amateur golfers. 


Electric Mobility Project ‘colognE-mobil’ Gathers Pace
Updated Date :5/15/2014 11:31 AM
COLOGNE, Germany - The electric mobility project colognE-mobil is increasing its public visibility in Cologne with a special colognE-mobil liveried tram run by the city’s public transport services KVB.


Ford Launches First 18-Seat Transit Minibus; Offers Improved Efficiency, Comfort and New Safety Features
Updated Date :5/15/2014 2:34 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford Motor Company has launched its biggest ever minibus for Europe. The all-new Ford Transit Minibus offers up to 18-seats with improved fuel economy, comfort and safety features, and is on sale now.


Ford’s European Sales Volume and Market Share Rise in April; Ford Outpaces Industry Growth for Fifth Straight Month
Updated Date :5/14/2014 8:43 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford said its sales in Europe rose in April, marking the 11th straight month of year-over-year sales improvement and fifth successive month of market share gains.


Ford Fiesta is Europe’s No.1 Small Car – Again!
Updated Date :5/13/2014 4:04 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – The Ford Fiesta was the No.1 selling small car in Europe in the first quarter of 2014 with 85,639 Fiestas sold.


Ford Increases Presence in the Light Truck Segment
Updated Date :5/13/2014 1:48 PM
​SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - Ford Trucks presented good sales in the light truck segment in the first quarter of 2014: with 2,001 units licensed, the brand achieved a share of 24.3% and growth of 3.6% in its category, compared to the same period last year. This segment represents 20.2% of the whole sector, and is extremely important for Ford Trucks.


After 50 Years, Ford Mustang Finally Makes It to Outer Space
Updated Date :5/13/2014 11:04 AM
​DEARBORN, Mich. - As far as we know, Pegasus, the winged horse of ancient Greek mythology never actually made it to outer space, but on May 2, 2014, a Ford Mustang did just that. ​


Ford Mustang Gets Fine Art Treatment: U.K. Sculptor Robin Bark Creates 50 Years Limited Edition Pieces
Updated Date :5/13/2014 9:28 AM
​DEARBORN, Mich. - For many fans of automotive design, the vintage Ford Mustang has long been considered a rolling work of art. Now, the iconic pony car has become a piece of fine art. As part of the 50 years of Mustang celebrations, U.K.-based artist Robin Bark has been licensed by Ford Motor Company to turn Mustang into a limited-edition collectible sculpture.


Ford Looks for Lego Builders to Support World Record Attempt
Updated Date :5/13/2014 4:15 AM
​BUDAPEST, Hungary – Ford is looking for young Lego builders in Hungary to help build the tallest Lego tower ever constructed.


Changan Ford becomes the Official Premier Partner of the Chinese Super League
Updated Date :5/13/2014 12:03 AM
BEIJING, China – On May 10, Changan Ford (CAF) and the Chinese Football Association Super League Co., Ltd. held a joint press conference at Beijing Worker’s Stadium to announce that CAF will be the official Premier Partner of the Chinese Super League (CSL) from 2014 to 2017. This partnership is an extensive cooperation focusing on the development and growth of football in China, both on a national and an individual level.



Ford Celebrates Production of 1-Millionth Sigma Engine at Taubaté
Updated Date :5/12/2014 10:15 AM
​TAUBATÉ, Brazil – Ford celebrated production of the 1-millionth Sigma engine at its Taubaté Engine Plant in Brazil. The Sigma is considered one of the most modern engines in the 1.5-liter and 1.6-liter classes. Sigma engines equip Fiesta, EcoSport and Focus in South America, the Mexico-produced Fiesta, and the Focus model built in Germany and Russia.


New UK Training Centre Will Be World-class
Updated Date :5/12/2014 6:16 AM
DAVENTRY, England - Ford of Britain is creating a new, state-of-the-art training facility in Daventry, England as part of a multi-million pound investment.


Ford and RMA Cambodia Celebrate Opening of School Library in Battambang Province
Updated Date :5/12/2014 3:54 AM
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Ford Motor Company and its partner RMA Cambodia celebrated the official opening of a new library constructed for the Sdock Provek community in rural western Cambodia on Thursday 8 May.


Small Wonder! 1.0-litre EcoBoost Impresses on Lommel’s Track 7
Updated Date :5/12/2014 3:01 AM
LOMMEL, Belgium – Ford’s award-winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine proved it packs a powerful punch at a special media event staged at Ford Lommel Proving Ground in Belgium.


Championship leader Manfred Schroder heads the Atlas Copco Ford Racing charge for Nkomazi 450
Updated Date :5/9/2014 9:16 AM
​​​PIETERMARITZBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 8 May 2014 - The Atlas Copco Ford Racing team will enjoy the benefit of strong momentum going into the third round of the Donaldson Cross Country Championship on 16 and 17 May. After securing a clean-sweep of the results and leading the championship following the Toyota Dealer 450 in Mooi River during April, the team will be aiming to continue its impressive form when the series arrives in Malalane for the Nkomazi 450 - a race they won last year.


Classic Mustang GT Stars in Bullitt Homage
Updated Date :5/9/2014 7:46 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England - The epic car chase from the classic 1968 film Bullitt is still hailed as one of the most dramatic, exciting and influential in movie history.


DSFL Makes French Connection with 500 Young Drivers
Updated Date :5/9/2014 6:09 AM
​PARIS, France – Ford Driving Skills for Life is accelerating its expansion through Europe, with another 500, 18-24 year-olds taking part in free training programmes in France in recent weeks.


Preliminary Voting Results from Ford Motor Company’s 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
Updated Date :5/8/2014 10:33 AM
​A total of 74 people attended the annual meeting of shareholders in Wilmington, Del. on May 8, 2014.


Ford China April Sales Up 29%, Year-to-Date Sales Increase 41%
Updated Date :5/8/2014 9:24 AM
​Ford China sold 96,829 wholesale vehicles last month, up 29 percent from the 75,315 sold in April 2013.


Ford Fiesta Tops Cost-Conscious UK Motorist’s Wish List
Updated Date :5/8/2014 7:20 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England – Economy-conscious UK motorists have kept the Ford Fiesta at the top of CAP Automotive’s ‘Total Cost of Motoring’ consumer research charts for the 3rd month running.


Ford Focus Sedan Stood Out in April
Updated Date :5/7/2014 1:30 PM
​SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - The Ford Focus Sedan had its best sales performance since the release of the current generation, and kept the line among the three best selling in the mid-size segment. According to Renavam reports, the model has achieved 1,763 units in April and the Focus line, for the quarter, has sold 3,353 cars.


Ford Exhibits the Extra heavy-duty Cargo At Exposafra, Paraná
Updated Date :5/7/2014 1:37 PM
​SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - Ford Trucks is at Exposafra, open today at Porto de Paranaguá, Paraná, with their Extra heavy-duty Cargo 2842 and Cargo 2042, models that stand out by their robustness, efficiency, comfort and technology. At the event, which has prestige within the cargo segment, the models will be available for a test-drive, already implemented and approved, with a one-kilometer-length circular path.


Ford Awarded as one of the Companies more Attractive to work in Argentina
Updated Date :5/7/2014 1:47 PM
​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - On Tuesday April 29, Ford Argentina was awarded second place in the edition 2014 of Randstad Award, an international recognition for top employers based on a survey of more than 200,000 people around the world (local recognition comes from more 8,000 respondents throughout Argentina).


Rare Mustang to be Auctioned in England
Updated Date :5/6/2014 9:13 AM
SILVERSTONE, England - An original 1964 Ford Mustang 1/2 Coupe, produced as part of the earliest production run of the iconic car, will go under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions’ May Sale on May 24th.​


Ford Argentina launched FORD PROTECT, a new loyalty program
Updated Date :5/6/2014 1:08 PM
​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina.- Ford Argentina launched a new loyalty program known as Ford Protect under the slogan "The peacefulness of being protected". 


New Ford F-4000 Released in Agribusiness Events with Exhibition in Ribeirão Preto
Updated Date :5/6/2014 10:55 AM
​SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - The new Ford Trucks' F-4000 model is in the spotlight at Agrishow, one of the leading events of Brazilian agribusiness, in Ribeirão Preto, SP. This is the first exhibition of the model to the public since the announcement of its release, expected to the second half this year.


Ford Transit Connect Wagon: The Unminivan Breaks from Traditional Seven-Passenger People Mover
Updated Date :5/6/2014 8:00 AM
​LOS ANGELES – Think of the all-new 2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon as the #unminivan.​


The Ultimate UEFA Champions League Goal? Ford Opens Order Book for the New Mustang Exclusively During the Final
Updated Date :5/6/2014 3:23 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – When the UEFA Champions League Final between Real Madrid CF and Club Atlético de Madrid kicks off on May 24 it also will mark a moment for which Ford Mustang fans in Europe have been waiting a very long time.


Team Changan Ford Off to a Great Start in the CTCC Opening Race
Updated Date :5/6/2014 5:27 AM
ZHAOQING, China - The 2014 China Touring Car Championship (CTCC) series kicked off on April 27 at the Guangdong International Circuit in Zhaoqing, giving spectators a thrilling display of speed and driving skill. The Changan Ford Racing Team had a great start, especially with their recently signed driver, Martin Xie, clocking an impressive time of 1 minute 23.311 seconds, showcasing both his impressive driving capabilities and the performance of the Changan Ford Focus.


Ford Sells 500,000th EcoBoost Engine for F-150 as Customer Preference Shifts to V6 Engines
Updated Date :5/5/2014 8:09 AM
​​​DEARBORN, Mich. - Ford, America’s truck leader for 37 years, marks a major milestone with the sale of its 500,000th 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost®-equipped F-150. ​


Taiwan’s President Pays a Visit to Ford Lio Ho
Updated Date :5/5/2014 12:24 AM
CHUNG-LI, Taiwan - In celebration of Labor Day, President Ma Ying-jeou paid a visit to Ford Lio Ho (FLH) on April 26. Accompanied by The Minister of Labor and The Taoyuan County Magistrate, Ma visited Ford Lio Ho in recognition of its reputation as a friendly workplace and its labor union relationship.


Get to Know Ford EcoSport
Updated Date :4/30/2014 9:14 AM
​Ford chief programme engineer Nick Fitzgerald gives an indepth overview of the all new Ford EcoSport in this video clip which highlights some of the remarkable technologies and class-leading features customer will enjoy.


Overall April U.S. Sales Decline Slightly but F-Series, Fusion and Explorer Provide Optimism
Updated Date :5/2/2014 8:16 AM
​​​Ford’s U.S. April sales declined 1 percent versus last year, but it was still a solid month with 211,126 vehicles sold. Responding to the slight drop in sales, Ford U.S. Sales Analyst Erich Merkle said it’s important to remember that last April was an unusually strong month.


Ford Transit Drives off with Van of The Year Award
Updated Date :5/2/2014 3:15 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England - Ford Transit has been named TheVanWebsite.co.uk’s Van of the Year 2014.


Executives and Ford Team Members Respond to Leadership Transition
Updated Date :5/1/2014 1:45 PM
​No fewer than three standing ovations occurred Thursday in the World Headquarters auditorium as company leadership announced the retirement of President and CEO Alan Mulally, which will take place July 1, 2014, and the appointment of current Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields as his successor.


Ford F-Series Posts Best April Since 2006, Explorer Has Best April Sales Since 2005
Updated Date :5/1/2014 9:19 AM
​F-Series sales totaled 63,387 vehicles last month, making for the truck’s best April since 2006, and Explorer had its best April sales performance since 2005 with 16,629 vehicles sold, an increase of 17 percent.


Ford Motor Company Leadership Announcement
Updated Date :5/1/2014 8:01 AM
​Ford Motor Company [NYSE: F] announced today that Alan Mulally has decided to retire from the company July 1 and Mark Fields will be named Ford president and chief executive officer and elected as a member of the company’s board of directors.


2,000 New KCAP Employees Start Production of 2015 Ford Transit Van
Updated Date :4/30/2014 10:52 AM
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 Promotes Test-Drive for Cargo Trucks and Ranger at Agrishow 2014
Updated Date :4/29/2014 10:05 AM
​SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - Ford brings novelties of the Cargo models, F Series and Ranger, to the 2014 Agrishow, one of the leading events of Brazilian agribusiness, in Ribeirão Preto, SP. Besides the exhibition and selling of vehicles specially targeted to rural producers, the brand is the only one to offer test-drives for trucks and pickups on a track specially designed to evidence aspects such as suspension behavior, engine torque, approach & departure angle and cabin comfort. 


Fuel-Sipping Fiesta with EcoBoost Engine Grabs Multiple Honors at Texas Auto Writers Association Rally
Updated Date :4/29/2014 11:41 AM
​​FORT WORTH, Texas  Ford Fiesta with the award-winning EcoBoost engine won four major categories in a 49-vehicle event at the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) Auto Roundup rally competition held Monday at Texas Motor Speedway.


DIA Winner: Sajit Haridas, Ford Asia Pacific’s Regional Purchasing Director, Strives to Tap Society’s Goodness to Help Orphans in India
Updated Date :4/29/2014 8:48 AM
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.​


MyLincoln Mobile, New Modem Adds Surprise and Delight to the MKC
Updated Date :4/28/2014 10:24 AM
​DEARBORN – ​Mobile applications have made the world more connected and life easier. With its redesign and enhanced capabilities, the MyLincoln Mobile app makes owning a Lincoln easier by elevating personal service. ​


White is the New Black, Sunroofs Shunned in Europe’s Hottest Countries among the Findings of Ford Car Buying Trends 2014
Updated Date :4/29/2014 3:27 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – Spain, Greece and Italy attract millions of visitors every year to their sun-drenched beaches, but a new Ford Motor Company study on buying trends in Europe shows that residents in some of the region’s hottest countries are among the least likely to purchase a new car with a sunroof.


Creating the Smarter Fleet: Ford's Latest Buying Tool Saves Customers Money While Helping the Planet
Updated Date :4/28/2014 2:23 PM
​​​​DEARBORN – Eco-conscious vehicle options have never been greater, leaving consumers wondering where to find the best value. The question becomes more complicated when the buyer is a corporation looking to revamp its company fleet of vehicles.​


Mulally Addresses First-Quarter Successes, Challenges at Town Hall Meeting with Ford Team
Updated Date :4/28/2014 1:19 PM
​​​DEARBORN – To open the employee Town Hall meeting at the company’s World Headquarters auditorium Friday, President and CEO Alan Mulally applauded the team’s commitment to the One Ford plan for returning the company’s 19th-consecutive profitable quarter despite pre-tax profits ($1.4 billion) being $765 million lower than a year ago.​


Ford Transit Wins Russian COTY Award
Updated Date :4/28/2014 2:53 AM
​MOSCOW, Russia – Ford Transit has been crowned the best vehicle in its class at the prestigious “Car of the Year” annual award ceremony in Russia.


Ford of Britain Goes Further to Develop Future Engineers and Business Leaders
Updated Date :4/25/2014 9:56 AM
BRENTWOOD, England - Ford of Britain has announced a series of engineering and business apprenticeship programmes, including a newly-established Higher Apprenticeship in IT.


Ford Celebrates 95 Years in Brazil with the Biggest Renovation in its History
Updated Date :4/25/2014 1:18 PM
​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 Vehicles Front Motorsport Teams’ Push for Success
Updated Date :4/25/2014 7:26 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – Ford Fiesta heads a wide variety of Blue Oval models competing in top level motorsport in Europe during 2014.


Ford Posts First Quarter 2014 Pre-Tax Profit of $1.4 Billion, Net Income of $989 Million
Updated Date :4/24/2014 4:26 PM
DEARBORN — Ford Motor Company today reported a 2014 first quarter pre-tax profit of $1.4 billion, its 19th consecutive profitable quarter. The company also affirmed its full-year pre-tax profit guidance of $7 billion to $8 billion as it launches 23 new global vehicles, the most in a single year in its history.


Ford Credit Earns First Quarter 2014 Pre-Tax Profit of $499 Million; Net Income of $312 Million
Updated Date :4/25/2014 5:15 AM
DEARBORN – Ford Motor Credit Company reported a pre-tax profit of $499 million in the first quarter of 2014, compared with $507 million a year earlier. The change in pre-tax profit was driven by higher volume, reflecting increases in nearly all products globally, largely offset by unfavorable lease residual performance in North America. Ford Credit’s net income was $312 million in the first quarter of 2014, compared with $364 million in the previous year.


See Hoonigan Racing’s Ken Block take on Barcelona’s Neymar in Footkhana
Updated Date :4/24/2014 11:02 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – Hoonigan Racing Division’s Ken Block takes on Brazlian soccer star NeymarJnr in this tyre-shredding spin-off of the record-breaking Gymkhana viral video series.


Mustang celebrates 50th anniversary with Middle East enthusiasts in massive event in Dubai
Updated Date :4/24/2014 9:57 AM
As global celebrations marked the legendary car’s golden anniversary, Ford Middle East commemorated Mustang’s 50th anniversary in true muscle car spirit at a massive event in Dubai’s Meydan Hotel.​


Louisville Assembly’s Tami Hatfield Wins DIA Award
Updated Date :4/23/2014 11:12 AM
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.​


Odell Emphasizes Commitment to Region During South Africa Visit
Updated Date :4/24/2014 8:51 AM
​​​JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The Middle East and Africa region represents the final frontier for global growth in the auto industry, and Ford is putting the right structure and people in place in order to bring a full family of vehicles that customers will want and value to the region.​


Top Spec Fiesta ST3 Hits UK Showrooms
Updated Date :4/24/2014 2:58 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – Ford has launched a new flagship version of its multi-award-winning Ford Fiesta ST.


Ford F-150 Earns KBB Brand Image Award
Updated Date :4/23/2014 9:40 AM
​NEW YORK - Ford Motor Company will be honored as Kelley Blue Book’s Best Overall Truck Brand at the New York International Auto Show on April 16.​


Ford Driving Skills for Life Tackles New Trend - Driving Selfies
Updated Date :4/22/2014 8:05 AM
​DEAR​BORN –​ Ford Driving Skills for Life, the free, advanced driving skills program for novice drivers, is launching its second decade in 2014 with an expanded reach and mission as it continues to address dangerous trends and challenges faced by teens and other new drivers.​


All-New 2015 F-150 Durability Forum Reveals Little-Known Facts about New Truck Testing
Updated Date :4/22/2014 7:51 AM
DEARBORN  ​Ford recently held an F-150 "We Test" forum at the Research and Innovation Center in Dearborn where members of the truck team educated media about the durability, quality and reliability testing Ford conducted to ensure that the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 earned its “Built Ford Tough” badge.​


At Auto China 2014, Ford Highlights Growing China Lineup with All-New Ford Escort, All-New Ford Mustang; Ford Everest Concept Hints at Future SUV
Updated Date :4/21/2014 3:04 PM
​BEIJING - Moving forward with its plan to bring 15 new vehicles to the Chinese market by 2015, and building on its impressive momentum in the Asia Pacific region, Ford Motor Company is giving visitors to Auto China 2014 an exclusive and interactive look at its growing lineup of global vehicles and innovative, smart technologies.​


New 2015 Lincoln Navigator Introduces Higher Level of Automotive Luxury with Ziricote Wood
Updated Date :4/10/2014 6:08 AM
​DEARBORN - You’ll find it in luxury yachts. Fine furniture. Premium acoustic guitars, too. Now you’ll see it in the new 2015 Lincoln Navigator.


Lincoln MKX Concept Hints at Sophisticated, Elegant Global Sport Utility Vehicle
Updated Date :4/17/2014 9:58 AM
​BEIJING – The Lincoln Motor Company today unveiled the MKX Concept at Auto China 2014 in Beijing. The Lincoln MKX Concept hints at a global SUV that will become the third of four all-new Lincoln vehicles due by 2016. It is designed to capture the attention of consumers worldwide.


Ford Argentina`s Employees Participated in the Food Classification Day Organized by Food Bank Foundation
Updated Date :4/17/2014 2:27 PM
​​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Ford Argentina organized a day of volunteering work with the Food Bank Foundation of Buenos Aires in order to classify food resources and help social organizations


Celebrating 50 Years of Mustang – A Message from Bill Ford
Updated Date :4/16/2014 7:16 PM
​DEARBORN - Fifty years after the introduction of the Ford Mustang at the World’s Fair, today the company will celebrate the milestone with events happening around the globe.


Time Lapse Video: Reconstructing the 1964 Empire State Building Event
Updated Date :4/14/2014 8:32 PM
​NEW YORK - To reenact a publicity feat conducted nearly 50 years ago when the first Mustang convertible was unveiled, Ford once again took to getting an all-new Mustang convertible atop the Empire State Building.


Lincoln Launches in China; Unique Offering for Today’s Chinese Luxury Auto Customers
Updated Date :4/16/2014 12:59 PM
​BEIJING – Lincoln, an iconic luxury automotive brand for discerning individuals with a heritage linked to presidents, royalty and movie stars, begins a new chapter in its nearly 100-year history today by bringing a completely new approach to luxury automotive ownership in China.


Unleashing Passion and Creativity – Ford Launches Global Fashion Collaboration Marking Mustang’s 50th
Updated Date :4/16/2014 8:23 AM
​NEW YORK – Ford Motor Company celebrates Mustang with its first-ever global collaboration with world-renowned designers to create a one-of-a-kind apparel collection.


Mustang Memories Countdown: Recap
Updated Date :3/19/2014 6:16 AM
​DEARBORN - As we get closer to the 50 years celebration of Ford Mustang, @Ford had the opportunity to sit down and chat with employees, club members and retirees about their memories around the iconic pony car.


Fields Goes ‘Back to the Future’
Updated Date :4/16/2014 10:20 AM
NEW YORK - Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields opened the New York International Auto Show Wednesday with a "Back to the Future" themed keynote speech highlighting the tremendous benefits of innovation over the years. Read his remarks to learn which new technologies are on the horizon for Ford.


Mustang Reenacts Empire State Building Feat
Updated Date :4/14/2014 8:30 PM
​NEW YORK - The celebration of 50 years of the Ford Mustang continues atop the Empire State Building where an all-new Mustang has been placed on the 86th floor observatory – the second time in history a car has topped the building. The only other car display on the Empire State Building observation happened in 1965 with a Mustang convertible. Getting the vehicle up to the display space proved to be just as challenging 50 years later considering helicopter and crane delivery could not be used in either instance. The photo gallery below details the dramatic unveiling of the Mustang convertible 86 stories up. Visitors to the Empire State Building observation deck can see the new Mustang convertible from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m., April 16-17.


All-New Ford Transit Courier Delivers Best-in-Class Fuel Economy and Load-Carrying Ability
Updated Date :4/16/2014 3:27 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – The all-new Ford Transit Courier will offer van operators best-in-class fuel efficiency and load space when the first models are delivered to customers in spring 2014.


Ford Pays Homage to Five Decades of the World’s Favorite Pony Car with Limited-Production 50 Year Edition Mustang
Updated Date :4/14/2014 8:37 PM
​NEW YORK – Fifty years after debuting one of the world’s most popular cars, Ford is marking the milestone by revealing a Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition. Created to honor five decades of Mustang heritage, only 1,964 examples of the 50 Year Limited Edition will ever be built when it goes on sale this fall.


Meet Brett Wheatley and Get His Take on the Importance of Auto Shows for Ford in the Region
Updated Date :4/15/2014 6:58 AM
​SHANGHAI, China - Ford Asia Pacific’s Marketing, Sales and Service (MSS) vice president Brett Wheatley shares his Ford story with us, as well as his insights on the role auto shows play for Ford across the region.


Zipcar and Ford Motor Company Launch Communities with Drive Program
Updated Date :4/15/2014 4:13 PM
​​​BOSTON – Zipcar, Inc. today announced the launch of the “Communities with Drive” program, sponsored by Zipcar and Ford Motor Company. Communities with Drive is a national contest to seek, profile and reward organizations that are having a profound impact on the communities in which they operate. ​


Mustang Road Trip: Dearborn to New York
Updated Date :4/15/2014 9:17 AM
​DEARBORN - On Monday, April 14, 2014, Moray Callum vice president, Design, and Chris Svensson, Design director, The Americas, left the Dearborn Inn to head to New York in their ’65 and ’67 Mustangs, driving the same route that media drove 50 years ago.


Ford Sales in Europe Rise in First Quarter; 10th Straight Month of Sales Growth
Updated Date :4/14/2014 1:52 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford made a strong sales start in Europe in 2014, posting year-over-year sales improvements for the tenth straight month in March and the fourth consecutive quarter.


2015 Ford Mustang Overview
Updated Date :4/14/2014 8:00 PM
​DEARBORN - Chief Nameplate Engineer Dave Pericak gives employees an overview of the all-new Ford Mustang.


Displaying a 2015 Ford Mustang Convertible 1,000 Feet Above Manhattan – Some Assembly Required
Updated Date :4/14/2014 4:44 PM
DEARBORN, Mich.– As the world honors 50 years of Ford Mustang, what better way to celebrate one of the most iconic car brands than putting one back on top of one of the most iconic buildings? When Ford and the Empire State Building decided to display a new 2015 Mustang convertible on the 86th floor observation deck, Ford turned to a longtime supplier for the unique expertise required to make this happen. 


Ford Transit Skyliner Concept is a Private Jet on Wheels
Updated Date :4/11/2014 6:42 AM
​VAN NUYS, Calif. - The future of ultra-premium land transportation is here, and it comes with a spacious interior that morphs to support an immersive entertainment experience or a business meeting with the swipe of a smartphone.​


Mad About Mustang: Global Employees Share Their Stories
Updated Date :4/10/2014 7:26 AM
​TATUI, Brazil - As the world prepares to celebrate 50 years of the Ford Mustang on April 17, 2014, @Ford reached out to Ford team members outside of North America to share their unique ties to the car. These stories serve to illustrate how, despite being an American icon, Mustang pride is felt around the world.


Ford Philippines Delivers Best-Ever March and Strong First Quarter Performance
Updated Date :4/11/2014 4:09 AM
MANILA, Philippines - Ford Philippines rounded up the first quarter of the year with a record breaking performance for the month of March, with retail sales soaring 34 percent year-over-year to 1,339 units. Sales in March helped the first quarter increase 38 percent from the same quarter last year to 3,692 units. Ford Philippines’ record March performance was led by strong demand for the all-new Ford Ranger, Everest, all-new Explorer and Fiesta. 


Ford of Germany Brand Campaign Receives Gold PlakaDiva Award
Updated Date :4/11/2014 2:43 AM
​COLOGNE, April 10, 2014 - Ford of Germany has been honored with a prestigious industry award in recognition of its innovative brand campaign "Typical Germany. Typical Ford.”


All-New Ford Tourneo Courier Combines Best-in-Class Fuel Efficiency, Space and Exclusive Safety Features
Updated Date :4/11/2014 2:52 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – The all-new Ford Tourneo Courier will offer growing families and urban motorists with active lifestyles best-in-class fuel efficiency, space and exclusive safety features when it is delivered to the first customers in spring 2014.


Ford, United Way: Partnership Provides Vital Assistance Throughout Southeast Michigan
Updated Date :4/7/2014 11:02 AM
​DEARBORN - Both Ford and the United Way for Southeastern Michigan have worked to aid and improve communities within the greater Detroit area for decades. But what exactly does the organization do and what role does Ford play? To answer these questions, @Ford recently participated in a tour of several facilities aided by United Way efforts.


DIA Winner: WMA Marketing Team Reaches Diverse Markets with One Campaign
Updated Date :4/9/2014 7:59 AM
​DEARBORN - The great strides made in how Ford Motor Company markets products in California’s Hispanic and Asian markets have earned the West Market Area (WMA) Ford Marketing Team a Global Diversity and Inclusion Award.


Ford Outlines Plans to Boost Business Customer Sales in Europe
Updated Date :4/10/2014 3:16 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford has outlined plans to boost business client sales in Europe following a two day brain-storming session with fleet managers from 21 European markets.


Ford Opens New Engine Plant in Brazil to Produce the Advanced 1.0 3-Cylinder TiVCT Flex Fuel Engine
Updated Date :4/9/2014 12:33 PM
​SALVADOR, Brazil – Ford opened today its new Camaçari Engine Plant to produce the 1.0 3-Cylinder TiVCT Flex Fuel engine, an entirely new family of 3 cylinder engines with advanced technology for the compact car segment. 


From Acid Baths to Power Hop Hill, 10 Ways Ford Torture-Tested the 2015 F-150
Updated Date :4/8/2014 11:51 AM
​DEARBORN – The all-new 2015 Ford F-150 has already scaled the highest points of the Continental Divide and experienced the most extreme weather conditions as Ford has set out to engineer its toughest truck yet.


Vote for Your Favorite Mustang: Final Round
Updated Date :4/8/2014 11:24 AM
​Dearborn – As the NCAA basketball tournament has come to a close, our poll also is nearing the end of its friendly, Mustang-on-Mustang competition. Please take the time to vote in our final round below.


Ford Reveals All-New Focus Sedan, Retains World’s Best-Selling Nameplate Title for 2013
Updated Date :4/8/2014 11:39 AM
​DEARBORN – Ford Focus retains its title as world’s best-selling vehicle nameplate for 2013, according to Ford analysis of the just-released full-year Polk new vehicle registration data from IHS Automotive. The news comes as a new Focus four-door sedan prepares to make its debut at next week’s 2014 New York International Auto Show.


Rookie of the Year: Ford Fiesta ST Wins 22 Awards in its Debut Season
Updated Date :4/8/2014 2:44 PM
​​​DEARBORN - The 2014 Ford Fiesta ST will need a bigger trophy room.​


Taurus SHO Named Safety Vehicle in Long Beach; Will Help Pace Field that Includes Its Race Equivalent, the EcoBoost Riley
Updated Date :4/8/2014 11:18 AM
​DEARBORN – Fresh off of its win at the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring, Ford’s 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 will be out front before the green flag even waves in Long Beach.


Ford China Monthly Sales Cross 100,000 Mark in March, First Quarter Sales Up 45 Percent, March Sales Up 28 Percent
Updated Date :4/8/2014 8:07 AM
​SHANGHAI, China – Ford China goes into the Beijing Auto Show with record monthly sales of 103,815 vehicles, a 28 percent increase over March 2013, crossing the 100,000 monthly sales mark for the first time. Excellent March performance brought first quarter sales up by 45 percent, with 271,321 vehicles sold compared to 186,596 during the same period last year.


Ford Shows Exclusive Vignale Lifestyle Collection in Milan
Updated Date :4/8/2014 3:24 AM
​MILAN, Italy – Ford Motor Company today introduced the Vignale Collection, a portfolio of designs inspired by the company’s upcoming Vignale model range.


Ford Unveils S MAX Vignale Concept in Milan; Shows Vision for ‘Vignale Lounge’ Retail Experience at Salone del Mobile
Updated Date :4/8/2014 3:27 AM
​MILAN, Italy – Ford unveiled the new Ford S MAX Vignale Concept today in Milan as it continues to expand its vision for a unique upscale product and ownership experience for European customers.


Ford Indonesia Dominates at 2014 Otomotif Awards
Updated Date :4/8/2014 12:17 AM
Jakarta, Indonesia - Segment-leading vehicles introduced by Ford in Indonesia through the One Ford plan continue to gain recognition among customers and influential sources. Case in point: at the recent 2014 Otomotif Awards, Ford dominated the evening by taking home six awards—the most awards of any automaker—further emphasizing the strength and interest of Ford vehicles in Indonesia.


Ford Transit Connect Wagon Earns Government's Highest Safety Rating
Updated Date :4/7/2014 6:26 AM
​DEARBORN - The 2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon has earned a five-star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the government’s highest possible overall rating.


E! News Correspondent Catt Sadler: On the Pursuit for a Happier Commute!
Updated Date :4/4/2014 7:06 AM
​NEW YORK - Ford recently launched a year-long campaign, “The Pursuit of a Happy Commute,” designed to make your daily drive a happier and less stressful experience.


All-New Mustang Makes French Debut at Ford’s HQ near Paris
Updated Date :4/4/2014 6:18 AM
PARIS, France – All new Mustang made its first appearance on French soil at Ford’s headquarters near Paris this week.


There's No Off-Season for Vaughn Gittin Jr. as He Leads China's Drifting Craze in Ford Mustang
Updated Date :4/3/2014 12:41 PM
DEARBORN - The 2014 Formula DRIFT Pro Championship opens this weekend in Long Beach, Calif., but there hasn’t been much time off for Vaughn Gittin Jr. and his Ford Mustang RTR. When Gittin isn’t hanging out the tail of the Mustang RTR on the Formula DRIFT circuit in the United States, he can likely be found doing it somewhere else around the world, including China and Europe.


Ford Ranger Overtakes Toyota Hilux as Ford Sales Increase in New Zealand
Updated Date :4/4/2014 4:56 AM
Ford New Zealand kicked off 2014 with a bang as more and more Kiwis are choosing the Blue Oval. Strong sales momentum continues into the first quarter of 2014 with sales up more than 30 percent compared to the first quarter of 2013, which is the highest growth of the top five brands in New Zealand.


Ford Makes a Splash at the 10th Manila International Auto Show
Updated Date :4/3/2014 11:58 PM
MANILA, Philippines – Ford Philippines was once again the largest exhibitor at the 10th Manila International Auto Show at the World Trade Center in Pasay, Manila, which kicked off yesterday and will run until April 6.


Lincoln Explores Journeys of Seven Inspiring African-Americans as Part of New Branded Content Series
Updated Date :4/3/2014 9:47 AM
​DEARBORN - In the spirit of continuing its efforts to inspire, The Lincoln Motor Company has created a new branded content series, “The Journey,” a campaign that explores inspiration, entrepreneurship and people who have followed their dreams within the African-American community.


DIA Winner: EcoSport Utility Launch Team Leads the Way
Updated Date :4/2/2014 12:31 PM
​CHONGQING, China - The goal was to launch the 2013 Ford EcoSport sport-utility vehicle in Chongqing, China by leveraging the talents of a globally diverse workforce.  The EcoSport utility team, who recently was honored with a Diversity and Inclusion award, accomplished their objective.  The global team of over two hundred was onsite in Chongqing for two years, and needed to stay united during stressful and challenging times.


Ford Car Sales Accelerate in Germany
Updated Date :4/3/2014 2:32 AM
COLOGNE, Germany - Ford of Germany car sales rose 25 per cent in the first three months of the year, significantly outpacing the industry average of 5.6 per cent.


F-Series, Fusion Mark U.S. Sales Records in March
Updated Date :4/2/2014 10:45 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford turned in its best U.S. retail sales performance in eight years with March sales driven higher by strong demand for F-Series trucks, Fusion, and Escape. 


Ford Returns to Formula DRIFT with Top Mustang Team, Trackside Fun and 2014 Fiesta ST Giveaway
Updated Date :4/1/2014 8:34 PM
​LONG BEACH, Calif. - To celebrate its second year as an official sponsor of the Formula DRIFT series, Ford Motor Company is returning in force for 2014. Ford will support Mustang drivers Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Justin Pawlak, launch a sweepstakes for a custom Fiesta ST and bring trackside displays to three key events across the United States. Ford kicks off its Fiesta ST giveaway at the opening round of the series in Long Beach, Calif., April 4-5.


Ford of Spain’s President Wins Top Management Award
Updated Date :4/2/2014 4:57 AM
MADRID, Spain - Ford of Spain’s president, José Manuel Machado, has been named Manager of the Year in the 27th Premios Dirigentes leadership awards.


Ford India Sells 11,805 Vehicles in March
Updated Date :4/1/2014 8:30 PM
​NEW DELHI, India - Ford India sold 11,805 vehicles in combined domestic wholesales and exports in March, up 57 percent from 7,499 vehicles in the same period last year.


Ford’s Best March Retail Sales Result in Eight Years Led by Fusion and F-Series; Lincoln Up 31 Percent
Updated Date :4/1/2014 9:28 AM
DEARBORN, Mich.– Ford Motor Company U.S. total March sales of 244,167 vehicles are up 3 percent from a year ago. Retail sales of 166,030 vehicles are up 3 percent and represent the best March result in eight years.


Ford Helps Raise £1Million for Macmillan Cancer Support
Updated Date :4/1/2014 1:14 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England - Ford’s support of the UK’s longest running charity off-road event – the Macmillan Cancer Support 4x4 Challenge – helped to raise over £1 million.


Fiesta ST Drives off with French Magazine Award
Updated Date :4/1/2014 1:11 AM
​PARIS, France – Ford Fiesta ST has added another trophy to its cabinet after being crowned Sports Car of the Year by Echappement magazine in France.


For Half a Century, Women Have Been Integral to the Ford Mustang Story
Updated Date :3/30/2014 5:06 PM
​DEARBORN - As customers, designers, race car drivers, engineers, marketers and journalists, women have been an integral part of the Ford Mustang story for 50 years. The spirit of freedom and independence Mustang inspires has been embraced globally among women and men, the young and not so young, for half a century.


Jimmy Fallon Chooses America’s Favorite Truck
Updated Date :3/29/2014 2:25 PM
NEW YORK – NBCUniversal and Ford today announced the launch of  the “Tonight Show Fingers on a 4X4” contest, engaging Ford sales consultants from across the country to compete to sell Jimmy Fallon the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 on the deck of New York City’s Intrepid Aircraft Carrier at the Museum’s Complex. Beginning Monday, March 31st, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (11:35pm ET/PT on NBC) will challenge the consultants to keep their hands on the Ford F-150 King Ranch, and the last man standing wins. “The Tonight Show” will follow the competition throughout the week on-air and online.


Elena Ford Focuses on Customer Satisfaction During Middle East Visits
Updated Date :3/28/2014 1:58 PM
​MUSSAFAH/SHARJAH/DUBAI, UAE and RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Customer satisfaction is on the upswing in the Middle East, and Elena Ford, vice president, Global Dealer and Consumer Experience, is crediting dealers in two of the region’s largest markets for their focus on customers.


Ford Releases Its 2013 Annual Report
Updated Date :3/25/2014 11:23 AM
​DEARBORN - Today, Ford Motor Company released its 2013 Annual Report online. The report highlights the successful momentum of the One Ford Plan, which continued through 2013 and resulted in record breaking profits in North America and Asia Pacific Africa as well as showcasing the fifth year in a row of positive net income for the company.  The year also saw the company once again awarded investment grade status by each of the four major credit rating agencies and an increase in dividends returned to investors. 


Jim Vella Visits Social Projects Supported by Ford in Brazil
Updated Date :3/27/2014 1:14 PM
​SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - Jim Vella, president of Ford Fund and Community Services, visited Ford's operation sites in Brazil to set an important social partnership between Ford and the NGO Projeto Axé, dedicated to protect the rights of children, adolescents and young people in situations of social vulnerability. 


Ford Women of Manufacturing: Alba Contreras
Updated Date :3/26/2014 7:44 AM
​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 Hits Competition for Six at VanA2Z Awards
Updated Date :3/28/2014 2:47 AM
BRENTWOOD, England - Ford’s market-leading commercial vehicle range has scooped six major trophies at the 2014 VansA2Z Awards, including the overall Van of the Year title with the all-new Transit.


With Power and Efficiency, Ford F-150 Leads Light-Duty Pickup Trucks in V6 Sales
Updated Date :3/28/2014 12:06 AM
​DEARBORN - More than 57 percent of Ford Motor Company’s F-150  retail sales so far this year are powered by V6 engines – the highest six-cylinder engine mix in the industry since 1967 – and the company expects that trend to continue for the rest of the year.


Ford Invests $500 Million in Ohio Engine Plant, Creates 300 Jobs to Build All-New 2.7-Liter EcoBoost for 2015 F-150
Updated Date :3/27/2014 3:44 PM
​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.


DIA Winner: Dan Dunnigan Unites Employees through Understanding
Updated Date :3/26/2014 9:20 AM
​DEARBORN - Dan Dunnigan, the chair of the Ford Interfaith Network (FIN) Employee Resource Group (ERG), is a recent recipient of Ford’s Diversity and Inclusion award.   


Ford Silverton Plant Honors Employees with Long Service Awards
Updated Date :3/26/2014 1:22 PM
​PRETORIA, South Africa - A group of employees at the Silverton Assembly Plant, Ford South Africa, were honored recently with Long Service Awards. 


Are You Tough Enough? Ford of Germany Launches EcoSport Challenge
Updated Date :3/27/2014 3:39 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – Ford of Germany and German music TV channel VIVA have joined forces to launch a unique online campaign featuring all new Ford EcoSport.


Ford France Expands Driving Skills for Life Training Program
Updated Date :3/26/2014 8:01 AM
PARIS, France – Ford France is building on the success of its initial Driving Skills for Life Training Program in Paris with further training sessions planned for the north and west of the country.


Ford Claims Bigger Share of Police Vehicle Market Having Reinvented the Segment with New Products
Updated Date :3/26/2014 6:21 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Police Interceptor gained 9 points of market share in 2013 as sales rose 48 percent, according to Ford analysis of Polk registration data. Demand for Ford police vehicles outpaced overall industry sales, which rose 22 percent last year.


Vote for Your Favorite Mustang: Round 2
Updated Date :3/25/2014 6:30 AM
​DEARBORN - With the NCAA basketball tournament taking place, here at Ford we thought it was time for a little friendly, Mustang-on-Mustang competition. Check out Round 2 and vote for your favorites.


Fast Fords Share the Limelight at Hungarian Car Show
Updated Date :3/25/2014 7:59 AM
BUDAPEST, Hungary – Ford’s award-winning Fiesta ST, Focus ST and a Transit Custom Sport Van were the big stars on an impressive Ford stand at the Auto Motor and Tuning Show in Hungary.


Ford Women of Manufacturing: Linda Cash
Updated Date :3/19/2014 6:32 PM
​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.


Icons Converge: Ford Mustang Celebrates 50 Years at the Empire State Building
Updated Date :3/24/2014 7:24 PM
​NEW YORK – Two of the world’s most recognizable icons are coming together April 16-17, as the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang convertible will be on display on the observation deck of the Empire State Building in New York. The display – replicating the same feat from nearly 50 years ago – coincides with the global celebration of 50 years since Mustang debuted at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York.


Representatives From Around the World to Gather and Celebrate 50 Years of Mustang in Charlotte and Las Vegas
Updated Date :3/19/2014 7:35 AM
​LAS VEGAS/PENSACOLA, Fla. - In less than a month, enthusiasts representing 16 countries will gather in the United States to celebrate 50 years of the Ford Mustang.


As Baby Boomers Streamline and Simplify, Compact Utility Vehicles and Small Premium Home Sales Skyrocket
Updated Date :3/19/2014 6:54 AM
​DEARBORN - The baby boomer preference for everything bigger over the last 35 years is shrinking, but this generation’s desire for comfort and amenities is still very much at the forefront in the choices they make as consumers.


Cyber Steve Presents a Valuable IT Security Lesson
Updated Date :3/20/2014 7:30 AM
​DEARBORN - Cyber Steve is here to discuss a valuable lesson about Cyber Security.  This month, Cyber Steve talks about email awareness.  Watch his brief video and learn more about what you can do to keep Ford safe.


Ford Women of Manufacturing: Liliana Ramirez-Jones
Updated Date :3/19/2014 11:53 AM
​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 Honors World Water Day through Daily Conservation, Long Term Strategies
Updated Date :3/20/2014 2:47 PM
​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 Motor Company Recognized Among World’s Most Ethical Companies
Updated Date :3/19/2014 6:55 PM
​DEARBORN - For the fifth consecutive year, Ford Motor Company has been recognized as one of the world’s most ethical companies by Ethisphere Institute, a leading think tank dedicated to the advancement of best practices in business ethics, social responsibility, anticorruption and sustainability.


Ford Motor Company Recognized Among World’s Most Ethical Companies
Updated Date :3/19/2014 6:52 PM
​DEARBORN - For the fifth consecutive year, Ford Motor Company has been recognized as one of the world’s most ethical companies by Ethisphere Institute, a leading think tank dedicated to the advancement of best practices in business ethics, social responsibility, anticorruption and sustainability.


Ford Driving Skills for Life Advanced Driving Skills Program Begins Second Decade with New Content, Technology
Updated Date :3/20/2014 8:08 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Driving Skills for Life (DSFL), the free, advanced driving skills program for novice drivers, is launching its second decade in 2014 with an expanded reach and mission as it continues to address dangerous trends and challenges faced by teens and other new drivers.


European Supplier Diversity Workshop: Inspiring Progress
Updated Date :3/20/2014 6:22 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – A European Supplier Diversity Workshop was staged in Cologne last week, with the objective of sharing experiences and inspiring further progress.


Ford, GE WattStation Chargers Support Employee Electric Vehicle Charging Network
Updated Date :3/20/2014 6:00 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Motor Company in conjunction with GE, will supply vehicle charging stations at Ford facilities nationwide, beginning with facilities in and around its headquarters.


Ford Women of Manufacturing: Cheryl Bruins-Rozier
Updated Date :3/18/2014 12:02 PM
​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 Builds 250,000th Engine in Romania
Updated Date :3/18/2014 10:31 AM
CRAIOVA, Romania - Ford has built its 250,000th engine at the company’s manufacturing facility in Craiova, Romania, less than two years after production began.


Ford Philippines Delivers Best-Ever February Performance
Updated Date :3/19/2014 12:05 AM
MANILA, Philippines — On March 10, Ford Philippines announced its best-ever sales for the month of February with overall retail sales rising 48 percent year-over-year to 1,277 units.


Lincoln MKZ Mitigates Pothole Damage with CCD: Where’s the Worst Pothole on Your Commute?
Updated Date :3/18/2014 10:37 AM
​DEARBORN - Lincoln Drive Control can help moderate pothole damage through continuously controlled damping (CCD). CCD has twelve sensors that can read up to 50 inputs every 2 milliseconds – that’s faster than the blink of an eye.


OlsbergsMSE Ford Fiesta ST Annihilates Swedish Snowmen in Spectacular New Ford Racing Video
Updated Date :3/18/2014 6:44 AM
KALL, Sweden – In preparation for the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship and FIA World Rallycross Championship seasons, OlsbergsMSE (OMSE) drivers recently took part in a pre-season test session with the rallycross-spec Fiesta ST in Kall, Sweden, and Ford Racing had cameras rolling to capture the spectacular winter test. 


New Ford F-150 – First Truck to Offer Tougher, Brighter, More Efficient LED Headlamps
Updated Date :3/18/2014 6:19 AM
​DEARBORN – When the assignment is to reinvent the Ford F-150 while maintaining its heritage of being Built Ford Tough, even the headlamps matter.


Women of Windsor Engine
Updated Date :3/18/2014 6:12 AM
​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.


Celebrating International Women’s Day 2014
Updated Date :3/18/2014 6:38 AM
​DEARBORN - Members of the Ford Global Professional Women’s Network (PWN) supported International Women’s Day on Monday, March 10, by wearing all shades of purple. This year’s theme was “Inspiring Change.” 


Most Young Drivers in Europe Have Driven Drunk or Seen Friends Drink and Drive; Ford ‘Drink Driving Suit’ Shows Risks
Updated Date :3/18/2014 4:32 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – More than half of young drivers in Europe report either driving while drunk or have seen friends drink and drive, according to a new survey commissioned by Ford Motor Company.


Ford EcoBoost Engine Powers Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates to Sebring 12-Hour Victory
Updated Date :3/17/2014 8:26 AM
​DEARBORN – Ford’s EcoBoost engine powered Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates to victory at Sebring late Saturday, in the legendary Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring at Sebring International Raceway.


Edwards Leads 1-2-3-5 Ford Finish in Bristol
Updated Date :3/17/2014 6:25 AM
​BRISTOL, Tenn. - Carl Edwards gave Ford its second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win and led a sweep of the top three spots in capturing Sunday’s rain-delayed Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.


Ford’s Shani Allison Recognized as JRF ’42 under 40‘ Distinguished Alumni
Updated Date :3/13/2014 1:04 PM
​DEARBORN - The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) recently recognized 42 of its former Scholars who are under the age of 40 at a special ceremony held in New York City.  Ford’s Shani Allison was one of the alumni recognized for their exemplary contributions in the workplace and in their communities.


Ford Vietnam Wins Golden Dragon Award for the 12th Time
Updated Date :3/17/2014 5:53 AM
HANOI, Vietnam — Today, Ford Vietnam was awarded the Golden Dragon Award for the 12th consecutive year. The award was granted by the Vietnam Economic Times Newspaper, Ministry of Planning and Investment, Ministry of Information and Communications, Vietnam Union of Scientific and Technology Associations, and the Vietnam Economic Association. Held under the theme of "Green Business", this year's Golden Dragon Awards are especially meaningful to Ford Vietnam, given the company’s investment in fuel efficiency and environmentally-friendly products. 


Go Further Webcast – Ford’s Global Design Language
Updated Date :3/17/2014 3:54 AM
​​GENEVA - Moray Callum, vice president, Design, Ford Motor Company, and Martin Smith, executive director, Design, Europe, give a fascinating insight into the design of the new Focus and all-new Mustang in the latest Go Further Webcast now showing on @Ford Online.


Ford’s European Sales In February Outpace Market Growth
Updated Date :3/14/2014 9:33 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford vehicle sales volume and all key market shares – total vehicle, retail, and commercial vehicle – improved again in February compared to a year ago.


'Need for Speed' Director Opts for Real Stunts Led by Ford Mustang -- Paying Tribute to Classic Car Action Movies
Updated Date :3/13/2014 3:50 PM
​DEARBORN - A lifelong fan of classic action film sequences, director Scott Waugh opted to film genuine car-to-car action rather than use computer-generated images in the new film “Need for Speed.” Seven modified 2014 Ford Mustangs were built for filming and promotion in addition to an early prototype 2015 Mustang fastback.


Ford Dealers and FCSD Tour Struandale Engine Plant
Updated Date :3/13/2014 3:10 PM
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa - The manufacturing and assembly operations at the Ford Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth impressed 220 delegates from dealers and the FMCSA head office during a recent tour of the world-class facility.


Ford Fund Announces $1 Million William Clay Ford Automotive Design Scholarship
Updated Date :3/13/2014 3:37 PM
​DEARBORN – Ford Motor Company Fund will award $1 million in automotive design scholarships during the next 20 years to commemorate the late William Clay Ford’s contributions to the design legacy of Ford Motor Company.


Need for Speed Opens in Theaters Today
Updated Date :3/13/2014 6:03 AM
DEARBORN - Need for Speed, the No. 1 driving video game, with more than 120 million units sold and 3.8 billion in retail sales, is now a major motion picture and will open in theaters  March 14.


HBCU Challenge Competition Winners Receive $10,000 Prize
Updated Date :3/11/2014 9:50 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Motor Company Fund presented a team of Howard University students with a check for $10,000 as part of the Ford Historically Black College and University Community Challenge Competition. The program was designed to encourage students to create strategies that address sustainability challenges in African-American and Hispanic communities.


Ford Electrified Vehicles 101: What Ford Employees Need to Know
Updated Date :3/11/2014 11:10 AM
​DEARBORN - Are you well-schooled on the Ford electrified vehicle lineup? To ensure Ford team members have the information necessary to be successful ambassadors for these Ford products, @Ford is kicking off a new Did you know? series dedicated to electrified vehicles. Important statistics and information about Ford EVs and hybrids will appear weekly in the notes section of @FordOnline. As a primer to receiving these tid-bits, Electrified Powertrain Engineer Kevin Layden, recently shared the EV basics with @Ford.


Lincoln Now Uses Artistry and Social Awareness to Connect with Consumers
Updated Date :3/11/2014 1:55 PM
​DEARBORN - As the digital space has grown exponentially over the years, companies have struggled to find creative and meaningful ways to connect their brands to consumers in the medium. Fortunately Lincoln, partnering with its creative agency Hudson Rouge, has developed a modern platform to maximize this forum.


The All-New Mustang Offers Drivers a Ride with More Speed, Less Drag
Updated Date :3/10/2014 10:30 AM
​DEARBORN - The saying “wind is not your friend” is anything but true for the all-new Mustang. After going through twice the aerodynamic testing in Ford’s high-velocity wind tunnel as its predecessor, the 2015 model is designed to manage wind with optimal performance.


Ford Sourcing to Women-Owned Suppliers Up 50 Percent in 2013; Reflects Long Commitment to Diversity
Updated Date :3/11/2014 5:31 PM
​DEARBORN – In celebration of National Women’s History Month, Ford Motor Company today announced it increased its sourcing with Women’s Business Enterprise companies 50 percent last year, purchasing $1.8 billion in goods and services from tier-one, women-owned suppliers, up from $1.2 billion in 2012.


Ford Explorer Maintains Top Safety Ratings from NHTSA
Updated Date :3/11/2014 12:46 PM
​DEARBORN - The 2014 Ford Explorer maintains top marks in the federal government’s new car safety rating program. Both front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive models earned five-star overall vehicle scores in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program.


DIA Winner: Ford China REC’s Professional Women’s Network Strives to Empower and Inspire Women Employees
Updated Date :3/11/2014 9:19 AM
​NANJING, China — The Professional Women’s Network (PWN) committee at Ford China REC was established in 2006 with the overarching goal of empowering, inspiring and supporting Ford REC female employees. PWN has made, and continues to make, incredible strides to help the women in the company improve in their careers, family and own individual lives. And their efforts have not gone unnoticed; the REC PWN just won the Ford Diversity and Inclusion Award for Leveraging a Diverse Workforce.


The New Mustang Convertible Delivers an All-Around Superior Top Down Experience
Updated Date :3/6/2014 10:08 PM
​DEARBORN – Ford engineers were all ears to customer input when it came to delivering improvements to the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang convertible and this vehicle delivers.


Ford and TÜV Rheinland Announce Premium Electric Mobility Partnership
Updated Date :3/11/2014 4:25 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany - Ford has forged an historic partnership with TÜV Rheinland which will see the two companies jointly develop premium electric mobility transport solutions.


Ford Safety Lab Celebrates Important Milestones: 20,000th Crash Test and 10,000th Servo Sled Run
Updated Date :3/6/2014 10:03 PM
​DEARBORN - Employees at the Ford Safety Lab in Dearborn recently celebrated two important milestones – the 20,000th full-vehicle crash test and the 10,000th run of the Servo Sled, a piece of testing equipment that uses only a portion of a vehicle’s body structure to simulate a collision and measure the effects on crash test dummies.


Ford Plans Mustang Moment at 2014 UEFA Champions League Final, Capping A Successful 21-Year Sponsorship Run
Updated Date :3/10/2014 8:32 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – Ford Motor Company will put the all-new Ford Mustang in the spotlight at the 2014 UEFA Champions League Final in Lisbon, Portugal, on May 24, 2014.


Jackpot! Keselowski Sweeps Las Vegas Weekend
Updated Date :3/10/2014 6:09 AM
​LAS VEGAS - Brad Keselowski passed Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the final lap and completed a weekend sweep by winning Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.


Ultimate Ford Kuga Goes on Sale in the U.K.
Updated Date :3/10/2014 3:53 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England  –  Ford’s stylish and eye-catching Titanium X Sport series has joined the new Kuga range to offer the highest specified Ford SUV available.


Ford Motor Company Director Emeritus William Clay Ford Dies at Age 88
Updated Date :3/9/2014 12:48 PM
​DEARBORN – William Clay Ford, who helped steer Ford Motor Company into the modern era as an employee, director and influential member of the Ford family, died this morning at his home from pneumonia.


Mark Fields Predicts Bright Future for Ford in Europe
Updated Date :3/7/2014 2:28 AM
GENEVA , Switzerland – Ford Motor Company Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields has urged staff to stay focused as the company edges ever closer to sustainable growth and profitability in Europe.


Ford Sollers Research Reveals Russian Women Feel Increasingly Independent
Updated Date :3/7/2014 7:09 AM
MOSCOW, Russia – On the eve of the International Women's Day, research carried out by Ford Sollers has revealed that Russian women feel increasingly independent, and appreciate in-car technologies more than men.


Focus ST Wheels Magazine’s Hot Hatch of the Year
Updated Date :3/6/2014 3:11 PM
​DUBAI, UAE – The Ford Focus ST was recently crowned 2014 Hot Hatch of the Year at Wheels magazine’s Car of the Year awards, beating the VW Golf GTI and the Mercedes A45 AMG.


Go Further: Powertrain Launch College Hosted at Struandale Engine Plant
Updated Date :3/6/2014 6:31 AM
​PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – Ford Motor Company Asia Pacific rolled out its second Powertrain Launch College at the Struandale Engine Plant in South Africa at the end of February. This forms part of Ford’s continued effort to strengthen the New Model Launch process in all plants.


All-New Ford Transit and Transit Connect Take Double Win in Gruelling Arctic Van Test
Updated Date :3/7/2014 2:43 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – Ford Motor Company has achieved a landmark double victory in one of the most gruelling tests of vehicle performance on the planet – the Arctic Van Test.


“Ford of Europe is on Course to Return to Profitability by 2015” – Stephen Odell
Updated Date :3/7/2014 2:33 AM
GENEVA , Switzerland – Ford of Europe’s transformation plan is bearing fruit and the company is on course to return to profitability by 2015, Stephen Odell, president of Ford of Europe, Middle East and Africa, confirmed at the Geneva Show.


Ford to Move Production of 2016 F-650/F-750 from Mexico to Ohio Assembly Plant in Early 2015
Updated Date :3/6/2014 7:05 PM
​AVON LAKE, Ohio – Ford today announced production of its all-new 2016 F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks will shift from Mexico to Ohio Assembly Plant starting early next year, with the trucks on sale in spring 2015.


Ford Motor Company Announces the Launch of the Ford Transit in Malaysia
Updated Date :3/6/2014 11:31 PM
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Ford Motor Company and Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC) this week announced that the locally-assembled Ford Transit commercial van will be available in Ford showrooms throughout Malaysia early next month.


Ford of Britain Maintain Vigorous Start to 2014 with Boosted Sales, Share and Market Lead
Updated Date :3/6/2014 9:21 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – Ford is accelerating sales momentum in 2014, with the latest results for February confirming a stretched market lead and increased total vehicle sales and share. This puts Ford in prime position heading into March, when sales increase significantly due to the registration plate change.


Ford China February Sales Up 67 Percent
Updated Date :3/6/2014 6:19 AM
​SHANGHAI, China - Continued strong demand for the Ford Focus, the best-selling nameplate in China last year, helped Ford China increase sales by 67 percent in February, with 73,040 vehicles sold. Ford China’s sales are up 59 percent so far for the year, with sales of 167,506 vehicles compared to the first two months of 2013.


Ford Celebrates International Women’s Day, Women’s History Month Spotlighting Women Behind All-New Mustang
Updated Date :3/4/2014 6:15 PM
​DEARBORN – When people think Mustang, what often comes to mind are qualities like sportiness and “masculine cool,” right? So it may be a surprise to learn some key players in bringing Mustang to life over the past 50 years have been women.


New 2015 Ford F-Series Super Duty Will Deliver Best-in-Class Horsepower, Torque and Towing Capacity
Updated Date :3/5/2014 6:18 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford F-Series Super Duty reinforces its leadership in the heavy-duty pickup truck market with engine and chassis upgrades for 2015 that together deliver best-in-class horsepower, torque and towing capacity.


Ford Launched the All-New Ford Fiesta Equipped with 1.0L EcoBoost in Taiwan
Updated Date :3/5/2014 2:14 AM
CHUNG-LI, Taiwan — Ford Lio Ho held a grand launch event to introduce the highly anticipated, all-new Ford Fiesta last week at Taipei New Horizon Building at the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park. More than 800 people, including media, consumers, dealers and fans, packed into the venue to witness how Ford goes further with this new sub-compact car.


Texas State Photographer Helps Ford, King Ranch Celebrate Successful 15-Year Partnership
Updated Date :3/4/2014 7:14 AM
​HOUSTON – The introduction of the new Ford F-150, F-Series Super Duty and Expedition King Ranch® models celebrates an association with the iconic Texas ranch that spans 15 years. To mark the 15th anniversary of the relationship, a special photo shoot at the King Ranch was undertaken by Texas State Photographer Wyman Meinzer.


All-New Ford F-650/F-750 Anchors America’s Broadest, Best-Selling Lineup of Commercial Trucks
Updated Date :3/4/2014 6:56 AM
​INDIANAPOLIS – Ford, America’s truck leader, today sets a new standard in medium-duty commercial work trucks with the all-new Ford F-650/F-750 – the toughest, great value and work-ready Ford medium-duty trucks ever. 


Lincoln Sales Momentum Continues
Updated Date :3/4/2014 11:30 AM
​DEARBORN - Lincoln February sales are up 36 percent from this point last year, selling 6,661 vehicles in the year’s shortest month. This also is the fifth straight month of positive sales growth; with four out of five in the double digits.


Demand for All-Wheel Drive Ford Vehicles Triples as Technology Moves Beyond Big Trucks, SUVs
Updated Date :3/4/2014 7:59 AM
​DEARBORN - Consumers have traditionally associated all-wheel drive with large SUVs and pickup trucks, but a new breed of more efficient and affordable all-wheel- drive systems is showing up in unexpected segments such as midsize sedans, helping fuel demand for vehicles equipped with the technology.


Ford Mustang’s 50th Anniversary Inspires Limited-Edition OPI Nail Lacquer Collection
Updated Date :3/3/2014 5:31 PM
​LOS ANGELES – OPI Products Inc., a subsidiary of COTY Inc., and Ford Motor Company today announced a unique collaboration featuring the iconic Ford Mustang. The popular pony car – celebrating its 50th anniversary in April – will serve as the inspiration for a line of OPI limited-edition nail lacquers that will launch internationally in July. 


Advanced New Focus Leads Ford’s Geneva Line-up; New Mustang, New Edge Concept Make Debuts
Updated Date :3/3/2014 7:29 AM
GENEVA, Switzerland – Ford Motor Company today delivers European auto show debuts for new vehicles that highlight the progress already achieved in the company’s product-led transformation.


February 2014 NAAMSA Retail Sales
Updated Date :3/3/2014 12:42 PM
​PRETORIA, South Africa – Ford continues to out-perform the South African new vehicle market thanks to continued strong performances from its entire model range. The sustained demand for blue oval products – Ford sales were up 39.3% last year – has not only been recognised by motorists on Ford showroom floors, but also independently by leading South African media.


Ford F-Series Has Best February in Eight Years; Lincoln Sales Increase 36 Percent
Updated Date :3/3/2014 9:02 AM
​DEARBORN – Ford Motor Company U.S. total sales of 183,947 vehicles in February are down 6 percent from a year ago. Retail sales of 125,919 vehicles are off 4 percent. Ford F-Series and Lincoln brand vehicles posted strong gains.


Executive Q&A with The Lincoln Motor Company
Updated Date :2/27/2014 9:24 AM
​DEARBORN - @Ford had the opportunity to discuss what’s on the horizon for Lincoln this year – including a full year of Lincoln MKZ sales, the launch of Lincoln MKC and entering the China market.


DIA Winner: PD Finance Process Team Leads the Way in Global Process Improvement, Team Support
Updated Date :2/27/2014 3:16 PM
​DEARBORN - The Global Product Development (PD) Finance Process group, recently honored with a Diversity and Inclusion Award, was created in 2012 to support strategic PD objectives and ongoing process improvements. The team is led by Ines Sabet and team members are located in both the U.S. and India. The U.S. PD Finance Process Teamoverall team objective is to ensure consistent financial reporting to drive financial health for all vehicle and powertrain programs globally though effective process and system deployment.


Ford India’s February Sales Numbers Go Above and Beyond
Updated Date :3/3/2014 5:58 AM
NEW DELHI, India — Ford India continued its 2014 momentum in February, selling 12,253 vehicles in combined domestic wholesales and exports, up 69 percent from 7,253 vehicles in the same period last year. Domestic sales in February was a strong factor in this overall success, growing 51 percent with 6,799 units from 4,490 units a year earlier.


Olympic Connections: Ford Team Member Shares Sochi Experience
Updated Date :2/27/2014 9:50 AM
​DEARBORN - “We were all so overjoyed and proud – my wife teared up a bit,” said Perry Fowler, manager, Business Development, upon learning in early January his son Cam had earned a spot on the U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team.


FAAN Salutes African-American Ford Dealers at Annual Black History Month Celebration, with Keynote Address by Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Updated Date :2/27/2014 9:04 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Motor Company’s rich automotive history has helped fuel the success of African-American auto   dealers in Southeast Michigan.  The Ford-employees African-Ancestry Network (FAAN) honored these dealers at the 33rd Annual Black History Month Celebration held at the Dearborn Inn in Dearborn, Mich. on Feb. 21.


All-New Ford Mondeo and New Ford Focus to Launch in Russia in 2015
Updated Date :2/28/2014 3:18 AM
MOSCOW, Russia – Ford Sollers today announced that the all-new Ford Mondeo and the new Ford Focus will launch in Russia in 2015. The new models will be built at the Ford Sollers plant in Vsevolozhsk where the current Focus and Mondeo are manufactured.


Campaign Showcasing Expedition’s Capabilities Wins Major Award
Updated Date :2/27/2014 11:58 AM
​DUBAI, UAE – The Ford Expedition not only gets you and your family where you want to go – it does so in style and comfort. That message is at the heart of an integrated advertising campaign that earned Ford Middle East and its advertising partner, Team Detroit, a MENA (Middle East North Africa) Effie – its second in two years. (Effie Awards honor effective marketing communications in 42 countries and six regions.)


'Need for Speed' Director Behind New Ford Mustang Ad; Calls Mustang a Perfect Fit for Hero Car Movie Role
Updated Date :2/26/2014 9:26 AM
​LOS ANGELES - To Scott Waugh, few cars epitomize action movie hero car better than Ford Mustang.


Top Awards for Ford in Car Magazine Top
Updated Date :2/26/2014 6:34 AM
​PRETORIA, South Africa – CAR magazine has revealed its Top 12 Best Buys for 2014 and Ford has walked away with a number of accolades. Among the most prestigious of the awards, Ford was named the Company of the Year by the respected South African publication.


Ford Announces New Parking and Personal Radio Apps for SYNC AppLink; Launches ‘EcoSport Live!’ Campaign
Updated Date :2/26/2014 3:17 AM
​BARCELONA, Spain – Ford today announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, new parking and personal radio apps for Ford SYNC with Voice Control and AppLink in Europe.


Ford Challenges Developers Worldwide to Build Congestion-Busting Apps Using OpenXC
Updated Date :2/26/2014 3:29 AM
BARCELONA, Spain  – Ford Motor Company is to expand worldwide the innovative Traffic Tamer App Challenge that enables developers to access detailed data from their Ford vehicles to help create apps that could alleviate traffic congestion.


Ford Celebrates Aussie Ute’s 80th Anniversary as the Pioneer of the Company’s Global Truck Leadership
Updated Date :2/25/2014 8:36 AM
​MELBOURNE – Ford is celebrating the 80th anniversary of its Australian invention of the iconic ute, which led to the development of vehicles such as the F-Series and Ranger and propelled the company to years of truck leadership.


Trend: Ford Sales Lead in Utility Vehicle Sales Rising
Updated Date :2/24/2014 1:20 PM
​DEARBORN – Ford’s leadership in utility vehicle sales in North America is well documented. In fact, a 10 percent rise in sales from 2012 to 2013 made Ford North America’s top-selling utility vehicle brand for the seventh-consecutive year. What is notable however, is the rise in popularity of utilities globally, both for the industry as a whole and for Ford in particular.


Ford Kuga Crowned ‘SUV Of The Year’ by Spain’s Motor Mundial
Updated Date :2/25/2014 2:40 AM
​MADRID, Spain – New Ford Kuga bas been crowned “SUV of The Year” by Spanish publication Motor Mundial.
Kuga defeated rivals including new Peugeot 2008 and Suzuki SX Cross to collect the coveted award, with judges particularly impressed by its safety technologies and fun driving dynamics


Ford Reveals High-Tech New Focus with SYNC 2 Connectivity and Advanced Drive Assist Features at Mobile World Congress
Updated Date :2/21/2014 11:44 AM
​BARCELONA, Spain – Ford today revealed at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona the advanced new Focus that will be the first European Ford vehicle to offer the voice-activated in-car connectivity system SYNC 2 that is among a suite of life-enhancing new technologies making their debut in Europe.


DIA Winner: Ford DOM John Savona Highlights Efforts to Honor Nation’s Military Veterans
Updated Date :2/24/2014 9:35 AM
​LOUISVILLE - Ford Diversity and Inclusion Award Winner and Director of Manufacturing  for Vehicle Operations John Savona was the leader of the Ford Veterans Network Group (VET NG) regional chapter at Louisville Assembly Plant (LAP) from 2010-2013. While at LAP, Savona led the chapter's involvement in the local community for various veteran-related initiatives and collaborated with local UAW community leaders in support of veterans projects.


Brand New Panda Van Rolls In
Updated Date :2/24/2014 8:37 AM
​WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Friday, Feb. 21, Ford Group Vice President of Government and Community Relations Ziad Ojakli turned over the keys to a new Ford Transit Connect Van to the Smithsonian's National Zoo. The van, covered with images of the new giant panda cub Bao Bao, will enable the Zoo's park management team to conduct essential business all over the 163 acre property. Ojakli also serves on the advisory board of the Smithsonian's National Zoo.


Ford Showcases Research Car That is Key to Exploring the Future of Automated Driving
Updated Date :2/24/2014 3:46 AM
BARCELONA, Spain – Ford Motor Company has showcased at Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress the automated research car it will use to develop advanced and ultimately fully-automated driving technologies.


Want Dinner? Ford’s New Voice-Activated SYNC 2 System Finds a Restaurant, Helps Book a Table and Guides You There
Updated Date :2/21/2014 5:33 AM
​BARCELONA, Spain – Ford today demonstrated its SYNC 2 system for the first time in Europe, which allows drivers to control their in-car systems using simple, natural voice commands and a new high-resolution eight-inch colour touch screen.


Ken Block Captures Seventh 100 Acre Wood Win
Updated Date :2/23/2014 12:14 PM
​SALEM, Mo. –  Ken Block kicked off his 2014 Rally America season in familiar fashion, piloting his Ford Fiesta, along with co-driver Alex Gelsomino, to victory at the 100 Acre Wood event Saturday night. The win is Block’s seventh in the last eight years at the event.


Ford Strengthens its Foothold in India with the Inauguration of New Dealerships
Updated Date :2/21/2014 3:48 AM
KOCHI, India On Feb 19, Ford celebrated its growing success in India and reinstated its commitment to this dynamic market by welcoming a score of new dealerships across the country. By extending its reach to 164 cities across India through 304 sales and service outlets, Ford is now able to take the brand closer to millions more customers throughout India.


Focus Sets Fuel Efficiency Benchmark in Europe; First Non-Hybrid Petrol Family Car to Offer 99 g/km CO2
Updated Date :2/21/2014 3:32 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – The Focus has become the first non-hybrid petrol family car in Europe to break the 100 g/km CO2 barrier.


Ford Lights up Hope with Thousands of People at the 2014 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival in Taipei
Updated Date :2/20/2014 9:21 PM
CHUNG-LI, Taiwan — Ford Lio Ho, Ford’s local joint venture in Taiwan, joined the 2014 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival held by the New Taipei City Government on Feb 14. The theme of the evening was “Hope to Fly” as part of its support of local cultural events and its effort to promote a primary brand image.


Mulally Announces 2013 Health and Safety Award Winners
Updated Date :2/20/2014 7:19 AM
​DEARBORN - In Ford’s ongoing effort to recognize and support improvements that increase the health and safety of workers in all Ford environments,  the company today announced the winners of the 2013 Presidents Health and Safety Awards.


DIA Winner: Ford’s Chip Campbell Works to Encourage Recruiting, Hiring of Military Veterans
Updated Date :2/20/2014 7:16 AM
​DEARBORN - Chip Campbell, a Diversity and Inclusion Award winner, has positively represented Ford and the Ford Veterans Network Group (VET NG) by establishing relationships with the company’s Human Resources and Recruiting groups in order to align those departments with veterans transitioning to the workforce.


Stress Relief - How Ford’s Medical Team in Saarlouis is Going Further to Improve Mental Health
Updated Date :2/20/2014 1:26 AM
​SAARLOUIS, Germany - The Occupational Health Department at Ford’s plant in Saarlouis, Germany, is going further in the treatment and prevention of mental health issues through an acute intervention scheme.


EcoSport, Focus and New Fiesta Stand Out in January
Updated Date :2/18/2014 11:49 AM
​SÃO PAULO, Brazil – Ford EcoSport, the New Focus and New Fiesta have started the year with great highlights in their respective segments.


Valencia Plant Celebrates Production of 11mth Model
Updated Date :2/19/2014 3:24 AM
​VALENCIA, Spain – Ford’s Valencia plant in Spain has celebrated the production of its 11 millionth vehicle, a Transit Connect destined for the USA.


Chief Engineer Says New 2015 Ford Expedition Reflects Voice of Customer
Updated Date :2/18/2014 7:00 AM
​DALLAS - The new 2015 Ford Expedition – revealed today at the 2014 Dallas Fort Worth Auto Show – demonstrates Ford’s commitment to being a leader in the full-size utility segment. 


Ford Reveals 2015 Expedition with EcoBoost Engine, Advanced Technology, New Platinum Series
Updated Date :2/18/2014 5:31 PM
​DALLAS – The new 2015 Ford Expedition, revealed here today ahead of the 2014 DFW Auto Show, continues to represent the smart choice for people who need a full-size utility vehicle that provides capable performance, usable space and advanced technology.


Ken Block Reveals New Ford Fiesta Livery and Confirms Racing Plans for 2014
Updated Date :2/18/2014 12:53 PM
BRENTWOOD, England - Hoonigan Racing Division’s Ken Block has revealed the 2014 livery for his Ford Fiesta Global RallyCross Car and announced his full race schedule for the year.​


C-MAX Solar Energi Concept Shines at CES
Updated Date :2/18/2014 6:18 AM
​LAS VEGAS - During the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, Mike Tinskey, global director, Vehicle Electrification and Infrastructure, shared important information about the C-MAX Solar Energi concept  with @Ford.


Ford Named Top Employer for Minority Engineers
Updated Date :2/17/2014 12:50 PM
​DEARBORN  - Readers of Minority Engineer magazine selected Ford Motor Company among the top 50 companies in the country where they would most prefer to work or believe are progressive in hiring minority engineers.  


The All-New Ford F-150, Ford Edge Concept Make Canadian Debut in Toronto
Updated Date :2/17/2014 7:03 AM
​TORONTO - It was an exciting press conference for Ford of Canada at the 2014 Canadian International Auto Show (CIAS) that featured two Canadian premieres – the all-new Ford F-150 and Ford Edge Concept – as well as the introduction of the all-new Ford Mustang.


2014 is the ‘Year of Traction’ for Ford Global Manufacturing
Updated Date :2/13/2014 3:16 PM
​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. 


Ford to Premiere New Global Car at Mobile World Congress In Barcelona
Updated Date :2/14/2014 7:20 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany, Feb. 17, 2014 – Ford Motor Company will unveil a new global vehicle featuring advanced connectivity, safety and driver assist technologies at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona at 10:00 CET on February 24.


Rouge Site's Very Own Good Samaritan
Updated Date :2/13/2014 2:42 PM
​DEARBORN - On the morning of  Jan. 25 at 6:30 a.m.  Ford employee Troy Bailey of the Meter and Relay Department at the Ford Rouge Site, watched a young girl spin out on the freeway and come to rest in a snow bank in the median on his way to work. 


For Valentine’s Day, Ford Shows Its Love Affair with Mustang by 3D-Printing the Iconic Sports Car in Candy
Updated Date :2/13/2014 10:03 AM
​DEARBORN – Fall in love with chocolate and candy Mustangs this Valentine’s Day. To celebrate, Ford Motor Company today revealed all-new miniature chocolate and peppermint candy Mustangs made with a 3D printer.


Survey Finds Women Prefer Men Who Drive Black Ford Trucks
Updated Date :2/13/2014 9:20 AM
​DEARBORN - Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a recent survey conducted by Insure.com revealed that women find men who drive black Ford pickup trucks to be the most attractive.


Vintage Valentine’s Grace Ford Times Covers
Updated Date :2/12/2014 8:30 PM
​DEARBORN - In the early 1900s, the world’s love affair with the automobile was picking up steam. Much of those affections were directed toward Ford’s Model T, making it the perfect subject for these two vintage Valentine covers of the February 1912 and 1914 issues of the company publication Ford Times.


Ford’s European Sales Outpace Industry Growth in January
Updated Date :2/14/2014 4:10 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Sales of Ford vehicles surged by 9.2 per cent in January compared with the same month last year, and was almost double the industry growth of 4.7 per cent in the key 20 European markets that Ford tracks.


DIA Winner: Kelvin Squires Leads the Way at Work, in Community
Updated Date :2/12/2014 8:26 PM
LIVONIA, Mich. - Kelvin Squires, global delivery chief, Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering, leads teams on large scale programs for Engine, Transmission and Driveline Manufacturing. This scope covers all North American, South American, Asia Pacific and Africa powertrain facilities.


Ford Selects Canadian Plant to Build All-New Global Utility Vehicle for Export to More Than 60 Countries
Updated Date :2/13/2014 4:51 AM
​TORONTO – Ford of Canada’s Oakville Assembly plant will build the all-new Ford Edge global utility vehicle, shipping it from Canada to more than 60 countries as demand for utility vehicles grows worldwide.


Crowds Throng Ford Pavilion at the Delhi Auto Expo 2014
Updated Date :2/13/2014 1:43 AM
NEW DELHI, India The Ford pavilion at the 12th Auto Expo was abuzz with visitors, who gathered in large numbers, to experience the attractive and exciting 2014 lineup of Ford vehicles.


Don Butler: The Future of Best-in-Class Technology for All Ford Customers
Updated Date :2/12/2014 9:27 AM
​DEARBORN - At the start of 2014, Don Butler became the executive director, Connected Vehicle and Services, Ford Motor Company. In this role, Butler is responsible for Ford’s global integrated connectivity vision and strategy. He leads the development of a near-, mid- and long-term plan for implementation with the goals of delivering a best-in-class customer experience inside and outside of the vehicle.


Ford Focus Earns Top Safety Ratings from NHTSA
Updated Date :2/12/2014 6:08 AM
​DEARBORN - The 2014 Ford Focus maintains top marks in the federal government’s new car safety rating program. Both sedan and hatchback Focus models, as well as Focus Electric all earned a five-star overall vehicle score in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program.


Ford China Strong Out of the Gate, January Sales Up 53 Percent
Updated Date :2/12/2014 6:15 AM
​SHANGHAI, China - Ford China gallops into the Year of the Horse with record January sales, posting 53 percent growth and sales of 94,466 wholesale vehicles, compared to 61,567 in January 2013.


Nine-Year-Old Cancer Fighter Eli Williams, Named Youngest Plant Manager in Ford History Inspires Flat Rock Team
Updated Date :2/11/2014 6:15 AM
​FLAT ROCK, Mich. - More than 400 Ford Mustangs and Ford Fusions were built under the watchful eye of Plant Manager Eli Williams – the youngest plant manager in Ford history.


Ford Sales Off To a Strong Start In Its Two Largest European Markets – UK and Germany – in January
Updated Date :2/11/2014 5:55 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – Ford new vehicle sales got off to a flying start in its two largest European markets – UK and Germany – in January.


Ford Fiesta ST is Portugal’s Top Gear Car of the Year
Updated Date :2/10/2014 9:02 AM
LISBON, Portugal – Ford’s award winning Fiesta ST has been crowned 2013 Car of the Year by Top Gear Magazine in Portugal.


Ford Team, Bill Ford Win Division USA Hockey Pond Hockey National Championship
Updated Date :2/10/2014 11:19 AM
​EAGLE RIVER, Wis. - Executive Chairman Bill Ford along with Rene Rodolosi (Ford IT), Rob Sosnitza (FMCC IT) and their fellow teammates won the 2014 Labatt Blue USA Hockey Pond Hockey National Championship for the 50+ Tier I division, which was held this past weekend in Eagle River in northern Wisconsin.  The Ford team went 5-0 on the weekend, beating the River Valley Pioneers 7-2 in the title game.  This is the fifth time the Ford team has won the title. 



2014 Ford Racing Olympic Bobsled Team
Updated Date :2/10/2014 6:05 AM
​DEARBORN - With the Sochi Winter Olympics kicking off last week, Ford Racing thought it was the perfect time to ask some of the fastest men on the planet how they would construct a team to take on one of the Olympics’ fastest sports; four-man bobsled. 


The Language of Tape: Ford Designers and Modelers Use Tape to Communicate Throughout the Development Process
Updated Date :2/6/2014 7:25 PM
​DEARBORN - Tape is not just for wrapping presents. Ford designers rely on low-tech tape to hone the styling of any new vehicle.


Be GREEN: Top Tips to Reduce Color and Print Usage
Updated Date :2/7/2014 5:59 AM
​DEARBORN - Who doesn’t love the look of a full-color document? But did you know that our appetite for color printing costs the company $2.56M per year?  How many of your documents actually need to be in color, or need to be printed for that matter?


Ford of Germany Makes Flying Start to 2014 as Demand for 1.0-litre EcoBoost Soars
Updated Date :2/10/2014 2:13 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford of Germany has got off to a flying start in 2014, achieving double-digit sales growth figures in January.


Game-Changing All-New Ford EcoSport Debuts as First-Ever B-Segment SUV in the Philippines
Updated Date :2/6/2014 9:49 PM
MAKATI, Philippines — The all-new Ford EcoSport made its much-anticipated debut in the Philippines with a media launch last January 30.  The event was held at Circuit Grounds, Makati City, with a great view of the Makati City skyline serving as the perfect background to launch this urban SUV.


Joe Hinrichs Delivers Keynote Speech at Chicago Auto Show
Updated Date :2/6/2014 9:23 AM
​CHICAGO - Joe Hinrichs, Ford executive vice president and president of The Americas, delivered the keynote speech at the Economic Club of Chicago luncheon held today at the Chicago Auto Show.


Lincoln MKX Awarded KBB.com 5-Year Cost to Own
Updated Date :2/6/2014 10:04 AM
​DEARBORN – The Lincoln MKX was named to KBB.com 2014 5-Year Cost to Own Award list by Kelley Blue Book. Kelley Blue Book projects customers shopping for luxury midsize SUV and crossovers will get the lowest five-year ownership cost from the 2014 Lincoln MKX.


Ford India Sells 10,634 Vehicles in January
Updated Date :2/6/2014 9:48 AM
​NEW DELHI, India – Beginning the year with sustained growth, Ford India sold 10,634 vehicles in combined domestic wholesale and export sales in January 2014, up 49 percent from 7115 units a year earlier.


All-New Ford F-150 Adds Tough New Snow Plow Prep Option Across All Cab Configurations
Updated Date :2/6/2014 7:55 AM
​DEARBORN - Winter warriors will have a tough new tool in their arsenal against Mother Nature with Ford’s new snow plow prep option, available on the all-new 2015 F-150. Ford will be the only manufacturer to offer a light-duty snow plow prep option across all cab configurations – Regular, SuperCab and SuperCrew.


Fast Start to 2014 as Ford of Britain Boosts Sales, Share and Market Lead
Updated Date :2/6/2014 8:24 AM
BRENTWOOD, England - Ford has accelerated into 2014, beating overall market growth and increasing sales and shares of its cars and commercial vehicles (CVs), compared with January 2013.


Ford Offers First Look at New Fiesta for India at 12th New Delhi Auto Expo 2014
Updated Date :2/6/2014 8:07 AM
​NEW DELHI, India – Ford gave customers in India the first glimpse to the all-new 2014 Fiesta, in line with its commitment to bring exciting global products to this promising and dynamic market.


2013 Ford and Lincoln Sales Up 12 Per Cent in Middle East
Updated Date :2/5/2014 1:07 PM
​DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Ford Middle East enjoyed a sterling performance in 2013 with total sales rising 12 per cent year-on-year and breaking the 85,000 unit milestone.


Ford’s European Commercial Vehicle Share Hits 6-Year High
Updated Date :2/5/2014 11:13 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – For Motor Company’s increased commercial vehicle sales in 2013 – driven by all-new products – drove the company to its highest share of the CV market since 2007.


Ford, Toyota, Honda and Chevrolet Dominate Consumer Reports 2014 Car-Brand Perception Survey
Updated Date :2/5/2014 5:25 AM
​YONKERS, NY — Consumers continue to distinguish Toyota, Ford, Honda, and Chevrolet as the leading brands overall, but several others, including Tesla and Subaru, are moving up the rankings, according to Consumer Reports’ annual Car-Brand Perception Survey. 


KBB.com: Ford Mustang, Explorer Top Performance Car, Full-Size SUV to Own Over Five Years
Updated Date :2/5/2014 5:05 AM
​DEARBORN - Two Ford-brand vehicles have been named to the KBB.com 2014 5-Year Cost to Own Award list by Kelley Blue Book.


American Pop Culture Icons Converge as Stern Pinball Announces Three New Ford Mustang-Themed Games
Updated Date :2/4/2014 6:43 AM
​CHICAGO – The all-new Ford Mustang headlines a trio of new pony car-themed pinball games to be revealed at the Chicago Auto Show. Crafted by Chicago’s own Stern Pinball, the Mustang-inspired games combine two prime examples of 20th century American pop culture – the coin-operated pinball machine and the original pony car.


January 2014 NAAMSA Retail Sales
Updated Date :2/4/2014 7:47 AM
​PRETORIA, South Africa – Ford kicked off the year with a vengeance, selling 48 percent more vehicles in January than in the same month last year and consistently returning double-digit market share for the seventh consecutive month and securing third place overall. The strong results came off the back of solid sales performances across the range despite the depressed market.


All-New Ford Transit Connect Delivers Best-in-Class 30 MPG Highway
Updated Date :2/4/2014 6:29 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Transit Connect van can add best-in-class fuel economy to its long list of features. The 2014 Transit Connect van has an EPA-estimated fuel efficiency rating of 30 mpg, making it best-in-class. It also has best-in-class cargo space, towing and payload, with its segment-leading EcoBoost® engine rated at 178 horsepower and 184 lb.-ft. of torque.


Ford Posts Weather-Impacted January Sales; Lincoln Up 43 Percent
Updated Date :2/3/2014 8:57 AM
DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford Motor Company January sales of 154,644 total vehicles are down 7 percent from a year ago, while retail sales of 113,721 vehicles are off 5 percent. Ford Mustang and Lincoln brand vehicles posted gains in the first month of 2014.​


Ford Sets New Benchmark with the Global Unveil of Figo Concept
Updated Date :2/3/2014 8:01 AM
​NEW DELHI, India – Ford has showcased its vision of an all-new B-segment compact car– the Figo Concept – that blends state-of-the art, premium design with smart technology, aimed squarely at redefining customer expectations in India and other emerging markets.


DIA Winner: Jose Pareja’s Document Translation Initiative Helps Encourage Comprehension of Training Material
Updated Date :2/3/2014 6:36 AM
​DEARBORN - Jose Pareja is a certified Ford MODAPTS (Modular Arrangement of Predetermined Time Standard) instructor. MODAPTS is a technique used by Ford engineers to analyze the time required to perform work.  The MODAPTS system uses a standardized alpha/numeric coding system based on the work motions.


Keep Spreading the Word Before the Big Game
Updated Date :1/31/2014 6:49 AM
​DEARBORN - What does #nearlydouble mean? Tune in Feb. 2 to find out, as millions of people watch the Big Game on the Fox network. Right before kickoff, Ford will unveil an epic 90-second TV spot starring comedian Rob Riggle and James Franco… to promote how the 2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid has nearly double the fuel economy of the average vehicle.


Ford Announces SYNC® AppLink™ For The Brazilian Market At Campus Party 2014
Updated Date :1/29/2014 12:29 PM
​SAO PAULO, Brazil -During a press conference in Campus Party, the biggest technology event in Brazil, Ford announced the arrival of SYNC® AppLink™ in Brazil this year. The decision is part of the company´s global strategy to meet the needs of drivers who want to be safely connected in their vehicles. 


Ford Invests $80 Million, Creates 350 Jobs at Kentucky Truck Plant to Meet Surging Demand for F-Series Super Duty Trucks
Updated Date :1/29/2014 10:00 AM
​LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Ford Motor Company, the industry’s truck leader, will add 350 new jobs and invest $80 million in its Kentucky Truck Plant to meet growing demand for Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks.


You Test It: Ford Offers Opportunity to Be Among First People Behind the Wheel of All-New F-150
Updated Date :1/30/2014 6:16 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford, America’s truck leader, is looking for truck buyers to take an all-new F-150 through some of the toughest testing it might ever encounter – their own.


The Importance of IT in Manufacturing
Updated Date :1/29/2014 1:00 PM
​DEARBORN - The first thing that usually comes to mind when we think of Information Technology (IT) is the computer that one sits in front of all day long and the programs needed for that computer to function. What’s not typically top of mind is IT as the means to get customers behind the wheel of a new Ford Motor Company product.


Hinrichs Celebrates Record North America Profits in 2013, Emphasizes Importance of Quality in 2014 at Quarterly Americas Business Review
Updated Date :1/29/2014 11:38 AM
​DEARBORN - Even sub-zero temperatures in Southeast Michigan didn’t prevent company leaders from gathering at Ford WHQ Tuesday afternoon for the Americas’ quarterly Business Review. 


Alan Mulally Town Hall Sums Up 2013 and Provides 2014 Insights
Updated Date :1/29/2014 8:48 AM
​DEARBORN – The World Headquarters auditorium was filled to the brim Tuesday with employees eager to hear 2013 year-end results and get an idea of what 2014 has in store for the business.


Top Fleet Award Is Eighth Wonder For S-MAX
Updated Date :1/29/2014 8:27 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – Eight awards from BusinessCar in the last seven years is the remarkable achievement notched up by the Ford S-MAX.


Navigator Previewed in Detroit
Updated Date :1/29/2014 6:47 AM
​DETROIT - To see the new 2015 Lincoln Navigator media were greeted at the Max M. Fisher Music Center with valet service and a walk down the red carpet. Once inside, guests enjoyed hors d'oeuvres and refreshments, with the ambient lighting setting the perfect mood to enjoy the music being played by the six piece string and wind ensemble.


DIA Winner: Chicago Stamping Plant Diversity Team’s ‘Bring Your Work to Your Family’ Develops New Campaign
Updated Date :1/28/2014 7:58 AM
CHICAGO - Two years ago, the Chicago Stamping Plant Diversity Team created a new campaign, "Bring Your Work to Your Family."   The goal of the campaign, a play on "Bring Your Kids to Work Day," was to address the common thread among manufacturing employees – family.  Employees working in manufacturing seldom have the opportunity to share their work with their families, except through stories. The Diversity Team wanted their families to know and understand how much they are valued.


Ford Celebrates Official Start of Production for all-new EcoSport Urban SUV at Thailand Facility
Updated Date :1/29/2014 2:26 AM
Ford Motor Company today celebrated the official start of production for the all-new Ford EcoSport urban SUV at the company’s state-of-the-art Ford Thailand Manufacturing (FTM) plant in Rayong.


Ford of Germany Produces 250,000th 1.0-litre EcoBoost Engine
Updated Date :1/29/2014 2:53 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford of Germany has produced its 250,000th award-winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine. The milestone unit rolled off the line at the ultra-modern Cologne engine plant just 26 months after production began.


Lincoln Continues Support of Arts as Signature Sponsor of Tribeca Film Festival
Updated Date :1/28/2014 12:13 PM
​NEW YORK - The Lincoln Motor Company announces today signature sponsorship of the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival® in New York City, April 16-27.


Ford Posts Full Year 2013 Pre-Tax Profit of $8.6 Billion, One of the Company’s Best Years Ever; Net Income of $7.2 Billion
Updated Date :1/28/2014 4:12 AM
​DEARBORN — Ford Motor Company today reported 2013 full year pre-tax profit of $8.6 billion, one of the company’s best years ever, driven by the highest Automotive pre-tax profit in more than a decade and continued solid profit from Ford Credit.


Ford Credit Earns Full Year 2013 Pre-Tax Profit of $1.8 Billion; Net Income of $1.5 Billion
Updated Date :1/28/2014 5:32 AM
​DEARBORN – Ford Motor Credit Company reported a pre-tax profit of $1.8 billion in 2013, compared with $1.7 billion a year earlier.  The improvement was more than explained by higher volume, primarily in North America, driven by an increase in leasing reflecting changes in Ford’s marketing programs, as well as higher non-consumer finance receivables due to higher dealer stocks.  Partial offsets were higher credit losses due to lower credit loss reserve reductions in all geographic segments and unfavorable residual performance related to lower than expected auction values in North America.  Ford Credit’s net income was $1.5 billion in 2013, compared with $1.2 billion in the previous year.


New URL to Access Ford Email Coming Jan. 31
Updated Date :1/27/2014 12:54 PM
​DEARBORN - You must use fmail.ford.com to access your Ford email from a network outside of Ford starting Jan. 31!


Ford to Unveil New Global Concept, Showcase Smart Technologies at 12th New Delhi Auto Expo 2014
Updated Date :1/27/2014 8:05 AM
​NEW DELHI, India – Ford will unveil a new global concept vehicle at this year’s 12th New Delhi Auto Expo 2014. Based on a global design philosophy, but created to serve the specific needs of consumers in India, the concept will showcase Ford’s vision for the future in the competitive compact-car segment in India and other dynamic emerging markets.


Transit Connect Endorsed by Tall Clubs International, Best Vehicle for the Vertically Gifted
Updated Date :1/25/2014 4:07 PM
​CHICAGO - The all-new Ford Transit Connect is standing a little taller after being endorsed by Tall Clubs International as a vehicle that brings fit and comfort to the “vertically gifted.”


Double-Digit Growth Strengthens Ford Focus’ Lead as Best-Selling Vehicle Nameplate in the World
Updated Date :1/27/2014 6:05 AM
​DEARBORN - The Ford Focus continues to be the best-selling vehicle nameplate in the world, based on Ford’s analysis of the just-released and latest Polk global vehicle registration data through the third quarter of 2013.


New Ford EcoSport Goes on App Date
Updated Date :1/27/2014 6:17 AM
​MADRID, Spain – All-new Ford EcoSport will be the star of the show on an App Date hosted by Ford in Madrid this evening.


All Ford EcoBoost Teams Lead Laps at Rolex 24 at Daytona; Engine Program Shows Competitive Legs in Endurance Debut
Updated Date :1/26/2014 4:11 PM
​DAYTONA, Fla. – All three 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost-powered prototypes led laps in their competitive debut at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, one of the most grueling endurance races in North America.


Thousands of Ford Mustangs Expected to Caravan Across the Country for Great American Pony Drive
Updated Date :1/24/2014 10:21 PM
​PENSACOLA, Fla. - Ford Mustang enthusiasts are invited to cross the United States in the largest caravan of Mustangs in history and join the official 50th anniversary festivities that will celebrate Mustang past, present and future, including the all-new Mustang set to go on sale this Fall.


Lincoln on the Grammys
Updated Date :1/24/2014 6:01 AM
​LOS ANGELES - Tune in this Sunday, Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. EST to the 56th Annual Grammy Awards on CBS to see the debut of a unique “Hello Again” brand spot, the latest version of Lincoln’s #LuxuryUncovered spot plus a brief tease for the Lincoln MKC.


Part 3: Lincoln Motor Company and Ford Motor Company Products
Updated Date :1/22/2014 3:57 PM
​DETROIT - During press and industry preview days at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Deutsche Bank hosted a global automotive industry conference. Several members of the Ford leadership team including President and CEO Alan Mulally, COO Mark Fields, Executive Vice President of Global Marketing, Sales and Service and Lincoln Jim Farley, Group Vice President of Global Product Development Raj Nair and CFO Bob Shanks shared insights into Ford’s global business during this conference. This last installment covers the topics of Lincoln Motor Company and Ford Motor Company products.


UAW-Ford Employees Represent Ford Products, Educate Attendees at 2014 NAIAS
Updated Date :1/23/2014 5:30 PM
​DETROIT - When attendees enter the Ford stand at this year’s North American International Auto Show (NAIAS),  they’re greeted by an even more engaging and interactive display floor than in previous years.


The All-New Ford Ranger Wildtrak Voted as the 2013-2014 Truck of the Year; Additional Wins for the New Ford Fiesta
Updated Date :1/24/2014 2:55 AM
MANILA, Philippines — The Car of the Year (COTY) awards has recently concluded with Ford Philippines bagging a total of three awards.


Part 2: Ford Outlines Successes, Strategies During Global Auto Industry Conference
Updated Date :1/22/2014 2:44 PM
​DETROIT - During press and industry preview days at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Deutsche Bank hosted a global automotive industry conference. Several members of the Ford leadership team including President and CEO Alan Mulally, COO Mark Fields, Executive Vice President of Global Marketing, Sales and Service and Lincoln Jim Farley, Group Vice President of Global Product Development Raj Nair and CFO Bob Shanks shared insights into Ford’s global business during this conference. Today we summarize the sustainability, technology and quality portions of the presentation.


DIA Winner: Ford Worklife Integration Team Promotes Worklife Flexibility
Updated Date :1/19/2014 4:13 PM
​DEARBORN - The FCSD Marketing Worklife Integration Team accepted the challenge to develop tools to support a culture of empowerment and worklife integration. The team began by looking externally at best practices in other organizations. Then, this passionate group developed a vision statement to empower each team member to control their lives and their contributions through the use of technology and coach employee-manager relationships.


The 2015 Lincoln Navigator: The Merger of Beauty and Power
Updated Date :1/22/2014 10:34 PM
​DEARBORN - With enhanced design, smoother technology and performance the new 2015 Lincoln Navigator continues its legacy as an icon in the luxury SUV market since the vehicle’s introduction 17 years ago.


Lincoln Motor Company Introduces New Level of Power, Beauty on Luxurious Navigator
Updated Date :1/22/2014 2:23 PM
​DEARBORN – The Lincoln Motor Company introduces the new 2015 Navigator, offering a fresh interpretation of a classic vehicle that has long defined the full-size luxury sport utility segment.


Part 1: Ford Outlines Successes, Strategies During Global Auto Industry Conference
Updated Date :1/22/2014 1:48 PM
​DETROIT - During press and industry preview days at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Deutsche Bank hosted a global automotive industry conference. Several members of the Ford leadership team including President and CEO Alan Mulally, COO Mark Fields, Executive Vice President of Global Marketing, Sales and Service and Lincoln Jim Farley, Group Vice President of Global Product Development Raj Nair and CFO Bob Shanks shared insights into Ford’s global business during this conference. 


Ford Teams Up with MIT and Stanford to Advance Automated Driving Research
Updated Date :1/22/2014 9:33 AM
​WASHINGTON, D.C. - Building on the automated Ford Fusion Hybrid research vehicle unveiled last month, Ford is announcing new projects with Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University to research and develop solutions to some of the technical challenges surrounding automated driving.


Peter Fleet in Burning Questions: Ford dealerships are being transformed and will deliver an outstanding customer experience.
Updated Date :1/22/2014 10:02 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – @Ford Online’s series of in-depth interviews with senior Ford of Europe executives this month features Peter Fleet, vice president, Sales, Ford of Europe.


Help Spread the Word Before the Big Game
Updated Date :1/22/2014 6:34 AM
​DEARBORN - What does #nearlydouble mean? Tune in Feb. 2 to find out, as millions of people watch the Big Game on the Fox network. Right before kickoff, Ford will unveil an epic 90-second TV spot starring comedian Rob Riggle and James Franco… to promote how the 2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid has nearly double the fuel economy of the average vehicle.


Alan Mulally Hosts Town Hall Meeting During NAIAS Press Days
Updated Date :1/22/2014 8:53 AM
​DETROIT – To kick off day two of press days at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) at Detroit’s Cobo Center Tuesday, Alan Mulally, Ford president and chief executive officer, hosted a Town Hall meeting for media, local college students and business leaders involved in the renaissance of the City of Detroit.


Ford Spain and ONCE Foundation Initiative Showcases Adapted Vehicles on Country-wide Tour
Updated Date :1/22/2014 4:25 AM
MADRID, Spain – Ford Spain, its dealer network and the ONCE Foundation have agreed to work together to increase mobility and accessibility for disabled people through a range of specially-adapted Ford vehicles.


Ford’s CV Family Sets UK Awards Record
Updated Date :1/22/2014 2:36 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – Ford’s commercial vehicle (CV) range has collected more than 25 top awards in the last 12 months – more awards than in any other year.


Ford NAIAS Exhibit Brings New F-150 to Life in a Real Way
Updated Date :1/17/2014 8:23 AM
​DETROIT - The worldwide debut of the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) features a Detroit-exclusive Future of Tough assembly line exhibit that offers visitors an actual look at how the iconic truck will be built at Ford’s Kansas City Assembly Plant. 


How Ford Uses Virtual Reality in Product Development
Updated Date :1/12/2014 2:24 PM
​DEARBORN - The term ”virtual reality” conjures up images of -3-D video game applications of the future that promise  users full immersion in the fantasy scenario of their choosing. However, thanks to a recently updated Ford Immersion Lab, today the company uses advanced iterations of this technology to improve the product development process and reduce cost.


First Retail 2015 Ford Mustang GT Joins List of Valuable Mustangs Sold at Auction
Updated Date :1/21/2014 7:16 AM
​DEARBORN - Collectors hoping to own the first retail production 2015 Ford Mustang GT placed their bids on Saturday at the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company event in Scottsdale, Ariz.


Ford Produces 100,000th B-MAX in Europe
Updated Date :1/20/2014 7:27 AM
CRAIOVA, Romania - Ford today manufactured its 100,000th B-MAX at the company’s Craiova production facility in Romania.


Car Enthusiasts Can Experience Hot Rod Lifestyle with 1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe – Latest from Ford Component Sales
Updated Date :1/12/2014 2:07 PM
​DEARBORN - Car enthusiasts will now be able to get behind the wheel of their own 1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe through a new licensed product offering from Ford Component Sales.


Solid Finish to Ford’s 2014 Dakar Rally
Updated Date :1/19/2014 4:03 PM
​VALPARAISO, Chile – Lucio Alvarez and Ronnie Graue finished the Ford Ranger’s Dakar Rally debut in 22nd position after safely completing the short final speed test in Chile today.


Kids of All Ages Can Get an All-New Mustang; Free Revell Model Kits at North American International Auto Show
Updated Date :1/17/2014 6:49 AM
​DETROIT - Pony car fans of any age can be first in the world to own the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang this weekend at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. To commemorate 50 years of Ford Mustang, Revell® – a worldwide leader in the hobby industry – will host a Make ’n Take™ event at the Ford booth during the show.


Ford NAIAS Stand Showcases Product, Technology
Updated Date :1/16/2014 11:36 AM
​DETROIT - The Ford display at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) was purposefully designed to bring one overarching Ford message to life, according to David Tillapaugh, Global Auto Show Operations manager. 


The Fiesta ST Slides onto this Year’s ’Hagerty Hot List’
Updated Date :1/16/2014 11:18 AM
​DEARBORN - According to collectible car insurance provider, Hagerty, alongside classic Alfa Romeos and muscle cars will be Ford’s very own Fiesta ST. According to this year’s “Hagerty Hot List” which lists vehicles that are likely to be collector’s items within the next 25 years, the excitement surrounding the ST’s performance and styling help it stand out across the board.


Ford EcoSport Dominates India Automotive Awards in its Debut Year
Updated Date :1/15/2014 9:32 PM
NEW DELHI, India – After bowling over auto enthusiasts and customers alike with its robust drive dynamics and exemplary performance, the all-new Ford EcoSport’s consistent climb up the popularity charts has continued with 16 award recognitions.


Ford Posts Strong Retail Sales Growth in Europe in 2013; New Vehicle Roll-Out Continues with At Least 7 New Models in 2014
Updated Date :1/15/2014 9:23 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany,– Ford of Europe reported today that its retail sales increased 14 percent* for full-year 2013, driving the company’s retail market share up a full percentage point to 8.2 percent.


Ford Sollers Triples SUV Sales in 2013 as Demand for Kuga and Explorer Soars
Updated Date :1/15/2014 8:34 AM
MOSCOW, Russia – Ford Sollers, a 50-50 joint venture between Ford Motor Company and OJSC Sollers, sold 106,000 Fords in Russia last year as demand for SUVs soared.


Behind the Blue Oval: An Oasis of Comfort, Convenience at NAIAS
Updated Date :1/15/2014 6:16 AM
​DETROIT – During the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Detroit’s Cobo Hall is a very busy place. Media and other attendees rushing from press conference to press conference covering miles of carpet-covered concrete and frantically racing to meet a plethora of deadlines. This year, in Cobo’s newly renovated Grand River Ballroom; Ford provided a convenient and comfortable oasis for press day attendees in the first-of-its-kinds attraction: Behind the Blue Oval.


Ford, The Doctors Join Forces to Present Family with C-MAX Hybrid
Updated Date :1/14/2014 1:15 PM
​DEARBORN - Ford recently assisted a very special family in need by collaborating with the Emmy®-winning syndicated daytime television show The Doctors and generously donated a Ford C-MAX Hybrid.


Ford Named Most Popular Manufacturer by Leading UK Retailer
Updated Date :1/15/2014 3:20 AM
​DERBY, England - Ford was the most popular car manufacturer with Motorpoint – a leading UK car supermarket chain - customers during 2013.


Ford and Rent the Runway Join Forces to Bring a Fusion of Style and Accessibility
Updated Date :1/14/2014 1:03 PM
​DETROIT - Ford and Rent the Runway are joining forces to make great style accessible on and off the road to fashion fans across the country. Through the Test-Drive Style campaign, Ford and the premier destination for designer fashion and accessory rentals will give consumers an opportunity to test out their must-have designer looks, along with a chance to win their very own stylish new drive – the Ford Fusion.


Ford Trucks Leads the Light Truck Segment In 2013 with the Cargo 816 Model
Updated Date :1/13/2014 11:23 AM
​SÃO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil - Ford Trucks strengthened its lead in 2013 "light truck" segment with the Cargo 816 model. Such segment is one of the most competitive within the Brazilian market, as it offers vehicles able to operate within urban areas to different categories of transportation. Ford’s model registered a 78% growth in retail sales, figuring 7,011 units sold.


Faces of F-150
Updated Date :1/14/2014 6:44 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford faces of the all-new Ford F-150.


All-New Ford Tourneo Connect is Crowned Safest Compact People Mover by Euro NCAP
Updated Date :1/14/2014 5:29 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – The all-new Ford Tourneo Connect has been confirmed as the safest vehicle in its class by independent crash test authority Euro NCAP


Lincoln Welcomes Shinola and Dwell to Stand at North American International Auto Show
Updated Date :1/14/2014 6:00 AM
​DETROIT - Handcrafted watches, bicycles, wildflowers, grasses, and, of course, striking vehicles all will be part of the Lincoln Motor Company’s stand at this year’s North American International Auto Show. The show is open to the public Jan. 18-26 at Detroit’s Cobo Center.


All-New Ford Mustang to Make Its Silver Screen Debut in Highly Anticipated Movie Need for Speed
Updated Date :1/12/2014 8:17 PM
​DEARBORN – Ford Mustang has been a star of the silver screen and the small screen for nearly 50 years, with more than 3,200 appearances in movies and television shows. Now, the all-new Mustang is getting off to a quick start with its movie debut in "Need for Speed" on March 14.


Ford Executives Ring NYSE Opening Bell, Mark Introduction of the All-New Ford F-150
Updated Date :1/13/2014 5:43 PM
​NEW YORK - Ford executives rang the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange Monday marking introduction of the all-new 2015 Ford F-150.


Nearly 3,000 Employees and Retirees Attend NAIAS Preview, Witness First Reveal of New Ford F-150
Updated Date :1/12/2014 8:37 PM
​DETROIT - It was an exciting Sunday afternoon for the nearly 3,000 Ford employees and retirees who crowded Joe Louis Arena in Detroit – with family and friends in tow – to attend a special employee preview of the Ford news conference at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). 


All-New Ford F-150 Redefines Full-Size Trucks as the Toughest, Smartest, Most Capable F-150 Ever
Updated Date :1/12/2014 4:42 PM
​DETROIT – Ford today introduces the all-new Ford F-150, the reinvention of America’s favorite truck. It is the toughest, smartest and most capable F-150 ever – setting the standard for the future of trucks.


Smart New Features Take Capability, Comfort and Convenience to New Levels for All-New F-150
Updated Date :1/12/2014 5:02 PM
​DETROIT – Ford’s all-new F-150 improves capability, comfort and convenience with more than a dozen smart new technologies for owners of America’s most popular truck. Many of these features are appearing for the first time ever on a pickup truck.


NAIAS News with Ford’s Mass Relevance Content Hub
Updated Date :1/12/2014 2:32 PM
​DETROIT - News breaks, content evolves but the love for Ford products and heartbeat behind the Blue Oval never stops.


Early Success for Fiesta as it Wins Two 2014 Awards
Updated Date :1/9/2014 7:37 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – The Fiesta has made a flying start to 2014 year with a double awards success. Ford’s top-selling small car has been named as 2014 Best Small Car in the prestigious What Car? Awards, with the ST voted Best Hot Hatch.​


Ford Increases Quarterly Dividend 25% in 2014 First Quarter
Updated Date :1/9/2014 6:09 AM
​DEARBORN – The Board of Directors of Ford Motor Company declared a first-quarter 2014 dividend of $0.125 per share on the company’s outstanding Class B and common stock. This is a 25 percent increase from the level of dividend paid in each quarter of 2013.


EcoBoost Technology Makes Aftermarket Debut At UK Autosport Show
Updated Date :1/9/2014 6:18 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England – Ford’s EcoBoost petrol engine technology is making its aftermarket debut at the UK Autosport International Show, currently underway in Birmingham.


Argentines Alvarez and Graue Show Fighting Spirit
Updated Date :1/9/2014 7:12 AM
​CHILECITO, ARGENTINA – Team Ford Racing enjoyed an encouraging performance in stage four of the 2014 Dakar Rally today when Argentines Lucio Alvarez and Ronnie Graue finished the gruelling test 16th in their Ranger.


Ford Produces One-millionth Current Generation Focus For Europe
Updated Date :1/9/2014 2:46 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford of Europe has produced the one-millionth current generation Focus.  The 1.0-litre EcoBoost-powered hatchback model was manufactured in Saarlouis, Germany.


Ford Delivers Record Performance for ASEAN in 2013
Updated Date :1/9/2014 12:21 AM
BANGKOK, Thailand – Ford Motor Company today announced that overall retail sales for the ASEAN region in 2013 rose more than seven percent year-over-year to an all-time best 95,906 units.


Ford Korea Sets Annual Sales Record; Closes Year as Korea’s Fastest-Growing Brand
Updated Date :1/8/2014 12:31 PM
​SEOUL – Ford Korea announced record-breaking annual sales, the automaker’s best performance since its market introduction in 1995, with 7,214 Ford and Lincoln vehicles sold in 2013.


Fiesta ST Beats Porsche 911 Turbo S in Track Test Showdown
Updated Date :1/8/2014 5:17 AM
AMSTERDAM, Holland – Ford Fiesta ST beat the likes of Porsche 911 Turbo S, Bentley GT Speed and Jaguar F-Type V8 S in a track test to find  the ultimate driver’s car staged by Dutch magazine Autovisie.


Enhanced Ford SYNC AppLink Launching with Mustang Gives Drivers Control of New Mobile App Features
Updated Date :1/6/2014 8:58 PM
LAS VEGAS – When the all-new Ford Mustang goes on sale later this year, the next-generation SYNC® AppLink™ system will give drivers easier access to new features from many of their favorite mobile apps while on the go. The new Mustang will be the first model in North America to feature the simpler menus, enhanced voice control and other new capabilities of Ford SYNC AppLink.


Ford Attracts More Private Buyers and Stretches UK Market Lead in 2013
Updated Date :1/7/2014 8:42 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – Ford strengthened its UK market lead in 2013 while recording 37 consecutive years of car sales leadership and 48 years of UK commercial vehicle (CV) sales leadership.


How Ford Uses Robots in Vehicle Testing, Assembly
Updated Date :1/7/2014 6:58 AM
​DEARBORN - Robotics play a vital role in the automotive industry today, and Ford is leading the way in its use of robotics in plants, in vehicle durability testing and even out on the test track.


Alvarez on a Charge – Visser out of Dakar Rally
Updated Date :1/7/2014 6:33 AM
​SAN LUIS, Argentina –  The lead Team Ford Racing Ranger of Argentines Lucio Alvarez and Ronnie Graue (308) made up for the day one disappointment by clocking the ninth fastest time on stage two of the 2014 Dakar Rally.


Industry-First Ford App Developer Conference to Drive Connectivity Innovation
Updated Date :1/6/2014 7:05 PM
​LAS VEGAS – Ford Motor Company is extending its in-vehicle connectivity leadership by hosting an industry-first developer conference this June focused on bringing innovative mobile apps into the car through Ford SYNC AppLink.


Ford Sales Increase by Nearly 50 Percent in China in 2013, Setting a New Record
Updated Date :1/6/2014 7:22 AM
​SHANGHAI, China – Ford China sold 935,813 wholesale vehicles in 2013, a 49 percent increase from 626,616 vehicles in 2012. December sales were also strong, with 94,838 vehicles sold in 2013, up 35 percent from 70,510 vehicles sold in December 2012.


100 Years Ago: Ford Introduced the $5 Work Day
Updated Date :9/27/2013 9:49 AM
​DEARBORN - If the development of the moving assembly line was Henry Ford’s claim to fame in eyes of industrialists, manufacturers and business men, then establishing the $5 per day wage was his way of guaranteeing its success.


IT Strategy and Portfolio Manager Inspires Others to Own Working Together
Updated Date :1/3/2014 6:30 AM
​DEARBORN - Winning the 2013 Global Diversity and Inclusion Award comes as no surprise to Stephen Livingston’s friends and family members. When it comes to fostering a respectful and inclusive environment, Livingston is known as a role model.


Severe Winter Storm Warning - North American Emergency Information Hotline
Updated Date :1/5/2014 10:33 PM
​DEARBORN - To contact the North American Emergency Information Hotline call 800-603-3673. Please read the message below from the hotline regarding the weather conditions.


Tough First Day on Dakar Rally for Ford
Updated Date :1/5/2014 11:09 PM
​SAN LUIS, Argentina – Team Ford Racing made its highly anticipated competitive debut on the Dakar Rally today. The event lived up to its reputation as one of the world’s toughest races with both crews unfortunately picking up mechanical woes.


Ford Motor Company Delivers Best Sales Year Since 2006; Ford Is Top Brand with Records for Fiesta, Fusion, Escape
Updated Date :1/3/2014 9:07 AM
​DEARBORN – Ford reigns as America’s best-selling vehicle brand in 2013 for a fourth consecutive year, with annual sales records set for Ford Fiesta, Fusion and Escape, and F-Series continuing as the country’s best-selling truck and vehicle for another straight year.


Ford Offers SYNC AppLink for 3.4 Million More Customers; New Organization to Drive Global Connectivity Vision
Updated Date :1/3/2014 5:59 AM
​DEARBORN – Building on the pioneering SYNC® in-car connectivity system it launched in 2007, Ford Motor Company today announces new system investments and organizational alignments to deliver the industry’s best fully integrated connected car and digital consumer experience.


Ford India Sells 11,209 Cars in December; Holds Steady in 2013
Updated Date :1/2/2014 7:56 AM
​NEW DELHI, India – Ford India sustained its sales momentum in 2013 and ended the year with a combined domestic wholesales and exports of 11,209 units in December, up 3 percent from a year earlier. Exports in December were at 5338 units as compared to 4382 units a year earlier.


Ford Launches Video Series Featuring Employees
Updated Date :1/2/2014 6:46 AM
​DEARBORN - The Ford careers website is sharing employee thoughts and insights through a new series of videos. These videos describe how working for Ford is more than just a job, it’s a commitment to life-long learning and measured progress with a team of helpful colleagues ready to encourage and guide you toward achieving all of your career goals.


Let the Sun In: Ford C-MAX Solar Energi Concept Goes Off the Grid, Gives Glimpse of Clean Vehicle Future
Updated Date :1/1/2014 5:03 PM
​DEARBORN – Ford Motor Company announced today the C-MAX Solar Energi Concept, a first-of-its-kind sun-powered vehicle with the potential to deliver the best of what a plug-in hybrid offers – without depending on the electric grid for fuel.


Motorsports News and Information
Updated Date :2/20/2014 12:21 PM
​Check out all of the latest motorsports news and information.


Ford Expects Best-Selling Brand Repeat in United States for Fourth Straight Year
Updated Date :12/30/2013 8:11 AM
​DEARBORN - With more than 2.4 million vehicles sold, Ford expects to retain its title as best-selling vehicle brand in North America in 2013, and has widened its lead over Toyota.


Looking to the Mobility of Tomorrow
Updated Date :12/17/2013 7:55 AM
​DEARBORN - Recently, the company introduced its Automated Fusion Hybrid research vehicle in conjunction with the University of Michigan and State Farm. @Ford had the opportunity to chat with Raj Nair, group vice president, Global Product development, about the company’s overall strategy for mobility, this new research vehicle and what “automated” means to Ford.


Lincoln Concierge Help to Bring in New Clients, Resolve Issues
Updated Date :12/26/2013 8:23 PM
​DEARBORN - The Lincoln Concierge team has been pivotal in the company’s move to personalize service and create warmer experiences for clients throughout their relationship with Lincoln.


It’s Always Bright Inside Ford Motor Company, Even in the Dead of Winter
Updated Date :12/23/2013 7:56 AM
​DEARBORN – Through the deepest days of winter, Ford Motor Company remains focused on seeing the light.


Voters Tell Ford to Build the Hackmobile Transit Connect Wagon
Updated Date :12/23/2013 7:38 AM
​DEARBORN – The Hackmobile has been selected as the winning design of Ultimate Maker Vehicle Challenge, a contest presented by Ford Motor Company and MAKE magazine that featured 10 teams competing to create the ultimate Ford Transit Connect Wagon for the do-it-yourself enthusiast.


First Retail 2015 Ford Mustang GT Fastback Crossing Barrett-Jackson Block to Benefit JDRF
Updated Date :12/21/2013 6:25 PM
​SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - The first retail unit of the all-new Ford Mustang will be sold at Barrett-Jackson Auction Company’s event in Scottsdale, Ariz. on Jan. 18, 2014. Offered at no reserve, all proceeds will benefit JDRF, the country’s leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research.


2014 Lincoln MKX Introduces Tree-Based Alternative to Fiberglass for Interior Parts
Updated Date :12/20/2013 9:29 AM
​DEARBORN – While many Lincoln MKX drivers may tie a tree to the top of their vehicle this time of year, 2014 will see the MKX crossover with tree-based components inside the vehicle.


Hiding in Plain Sight: Keeping the Highly Anticipated New Ford Mustang Away from the Paparazzi
Updated Date :12/20/2013 6:20 AM
​DEARBORN - In the months leading up to the global reveal of the all-new Ford Mustang in early December, debating the exact shape of the car was one of the hottest topics for fans on the Internet. Helping fuel their speculation – while enabling the Mustang development team to log tens of thousands of test miles on public roads this past summer and fall without revealing the car’s shape – was the job of the camouflage team from Ford design and engineering.


Ford Teen Driving Program Celebrates 10 Years, Expands Globally
Updated Date :12/19/2013 10:31 AM
​DEARBORN – Ford Driving Skills for Life, a program established by Ford in 2003 to teach newly licensed teens skills for safe driving beyond what they learn in standard driver education programs, marked 10 years of service in 2013 and is looking forward to continuing its global expansion throughout the next decade.


Ford Rangers Ready For “The Ultimate Test of Man And Machine”
Updated Date :12/17/2013 3:16 AM
​PRETORIA, South Africa – Team Ford Racing makes its official Dakar Rally debut with two South African-built Rangers in the gruelling 2014 event, taking place from 5-18 January in South America.


Lao Ford City Opens First Quick Lane® Facility in Laos
Updated Date :12/19/2013 2:39 AM
VIENTIANE, Lao Lao Ford City today celebrated the grand opening of their first Quick Lane® Auto & Tire Service Centre, located in downtown Vientiane at Unite 03, Dongpaiyna Road, Saphathongneua Village.


Fusion Hybrid Named "2013 Car of the Year" by INFO Exame Readers
Updated Date :12/17/2013 11:47 AM
​SÃO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil - The Fusion Hybrid model was named "Car of the Year" by Info Exame Magazine readers, one of the main technology-oriented publications in Brazil. Available with both gasoline and electric motors, the Ford's luxury sedan is the champion of fuel economy within the Brazilian market besides bringing innovations in safety, connectivity and comfort.


Ford Expects Outstanding 2013, Provides 2014 Outlook
Updated Date :12/17/2013 3:17 PM
​DEARBORN — Ford Motor Company announced today that 2013 is expected to be one of the best years in its history and projects 2014 to be another solid year for the company with 23 global product launches and continued investments around the world as the next step in its One Ford plan for profitable growth.


Transit Custom Named Van Of The Year 2014 As Ford Wins Four What Van? Awards
Updated Date :12/18/2013 7:35 AM
LONDON - The Transit Custom has been named What Van? magazine’s Van of the Year for 2014, making history as the only model to win the prestigious title two years running.


Ford Employees Go Further to Fight MS
Updated Date :12/12/2013 11:29 AM
​DEARBORN – Employees of Ford Motor Company are known for their generosity, constantly offering to help whenever and wherever help is needed through fundraising and volunteer work.


All-new Ford Transit Delivers Unrivalled Cost of Ownership and Load Carrying Capability; Flagship Model Available to Order Now
Updated Date :12/16/2013 3:30 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany - Ford’s all-new Transit commercial vehicle will provide businesses with best-in-class cost-of-ownership and load carrying capability when it hits European roads early in 2014.


All-New Ford Mustang Is Named ‘Official Car’ of 2014 International CES; New Technology to Be Announced at Show
Updated Date :12/17/2013 6:21 AM
​DEARBORN - The most technologically advanced version of Ford’s iconic pony car will take center stage at the 2014 International CES as the all-new Mustang is recognized as "Official Car" of the world’s largest hands-on showcase of emerging innovation. 2014 International CES will be held Jan. 7-10, 2014, in Las Vegas; the show is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association.


Certification Testing in Los Angeles Highlights Ford Dominance in Police Sedan, Utility; All-Wheel Drive
Updated Date :12/17/2013 6:35 AM
​LOS ANGELES - For the third straight year in Los Angeles Sheriff Department tests, EcoBoost®- and all-wheel-drive-equipped Ford Police Interceptor sedan and utility vehicle were fastest both in 0-100 mph acceleration testing and average lap times at Fontana raceway in California.


Ford SYNCS with Radioplayer to Offer Online Radio on the Road
Updated Date :12/17/2013 4:13 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England - Ford and online listening hub Radioplayer have teamed up to enable drivers to listen to streamed radio in Ford cars and vans


Thought Leaders Weigh in on Ford Global Trend Report
Updated Date :12/16/2013 5:54 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford just released its second annual Looking Further with Ford trend report, and Sheryl Connelly, the company’s global trend and futuring manager, hosted a panel discussion with high-profile thought leaders at Ford’s pre-NAIAS media event last week to discuss the 10 global trends expected to influence consumer behavior in 2014.


Seventh Edition of Raid Kwanza Sul Returns to the Angolan Roads
Updated Date :12/14/2013 12:08 PM
​ANGOLA – An annual event to boost tourism in Angola got an assist again from Ford’s dealer there and the Ford Ranger.


Be Among the First to Drive the All-New Ford Mustang in ‘Need for Speed Rivals’ with a Free In-Game Download
Updated Date :12/13/2013 10:23 AM
​DEARBORN – Today, gamers are being given the first chance to get behind the wheel of the all-new Ford Mustang. EA and Ford are teaming up to let players of the recently released “Need for Speed™ Rivals” video game virtually drive the hotly anticipated, next-generation Mustang before it hits the streets next year.


Ford of Europe Records 10th Straight Month of Improved Retail Market Share in November
Updated Date :12/13/2013 7:25 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – Strong demand across its vehicle range in November –led by new model introductions – drove Ford of Europe’s 10th straight month of retail market share growth and sixth straight month of sales volume growth.


Ford’s 3D-Printed Auto Parts Save Millions, Boost Quality
Updated Date :12/12/2013 11:21 AM
​DEARBORN – One day, millions of car parts could be printed as quickly as newspapers and as easily as pushing a button on the office copy machine, saving months of development time and millions of dollars.


Paul Flanagan Appointed Managing Director of Ford France
Updated Date :12/13/2013 4:27 AM
​PARIS, France - Paul Flanagan (44) has been appointed Managing Director of Ford France, effective January 1, 2014.He succeeds Jean -Luc Gerard, who leaves after a 34-year career at Ford, Ford Credit and Mazda.


Ford to Drive Growth in 2014
Updated Date :12/12/2013 9:46 AM
​DEARBORN – Ford Motor Company next year will launch 23 new vehicles to customers around the world, open three more manufacturing facilities and add more than 5,000 new jobs in the United States to meet growing demand for its products.


Ford Reveals Automated Fusion Hybrid Research Vehicle
Updated Date :12/12/2013 10:07 AM
​DEARBORN – Taking the next step in its Blueprint for Mobility, Ford today – in conjunction with the University of Michigan and State Farm® – revealed a Ford Fusion Hybrid automated research vehicle that will be used to make progress on future automated driving and other advanced technologies.


Consumers to Rethink Priorities in 2014, Ford Trend Report Reveals
Updated Date :12/12/2013 9:42 AM
​DEARBORN – Consumers will reevaluate their relationships with technology in 2014, balancing the need to be constantly plugged in with a new appreciation for spending quality time off-line, reveals Ford Motor Company’s second annual trend report.


Ford Makes Dakar Rally Debut in 2014
Updated Date :12/12/2013 8:08 AM
​ROSARIO, ARGENTINA – Team Ford Racing makes its official Dakar Rally debut with two South African-built Ford Rangers in the grueling 2014 event, taking place from 5-18 January in South America.


Bob Goodwin Receives Global Diversity and Inclusion Award for Fostering a Respectful and Inclusive Environment
Updated Date :12/12/2013 6:05 AM
​DEARBORN - Bob Goodwin has been the co-lead and HR representative for the Finance Diversity Council for over 10 years.  In this role, he has provided the council strategic direction and helped lead many initiatives.  One initiative is the high school diversity module.


Ford Earns Top 10 Ranking for Corporate Responsibility, Says KPMG
Updated Date :12/11/2013 7:08 AM
​DEARBORN - An independent survey published by KPMG ranks Ford among the 10 leading global companies for corporate responsibility reporting.


L'argus Magazine Crowns Ford Transit Connect Van of the Year 2014
Updated Date :12/11/2013 2:44 AM
PARIS, France – Ford Transit Connect has been crowned Van of the Year 2014 by French Magazine L’argus.


U.S. Ambassador Focuses on Growth Opportunities During Visit to Ford Struandale Engine Plant
Updated Date :12/11/2013 2:27 AM
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa U.S. Ambassador to South Africa, Patrick Gaspard, visited the Ford Struandale Engine Plant last week with the focus on gaining a broader understanding of the investment and growth opportunities within the local automotive sector.


Ford Pilots Software to Virtually Navigate Plants, Enhance Global Manufacturing Collaboration
Updated Date :12/10/2013 6:10 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Motor Company is piloting new software from Siemens that facilitates virtual navigation within its assembly plants, helping the company improve global collaboration and better share best practices.


Ford Gives Dealers a Jolt to Drive Electric Vehicle Sales
Updated Date :12/9/2013 10:04 AM
​DEARBORN - As fuel costs continue to rise, automakers have experienced increasing pressure to produce fuel-efficient vehicles which save money for the consumer and reduce their carbon footprint. Ford’s electric vehicle lineup – the Ford C-MAX Energi, Ford Fusion Energi and Ford Focus Electric ¬– offer some of the best plug-in options for drivers wanting the best for the environment and their wallets.


All-New Ford EcoSport Combines Small Car Practicality with SUV Space and Flexibility
Updated Date :12/10/2013 5:00 AM
COLOGNE, Germany - Ford’s all-new EcoSport SUV offers drivers the perfect combination of small car agility, affordability and fuel efficiency, with the flexibility and spaciousness customers expect from a SUV – in one stylish and connected package.


Ford Analytics Teams Make Headlines
Updated Date :12/4/2013 11:13 AM
​DEARBORN - Recently, Computerworld – a print publication as well as website that has been a leading source of technology news and information worldwide for 40 years – applauded Ford Motor Company for its use of analytics in turning its business around.


Vandemonium Builds as MAKE Magazine and Ford Ask Voters to Choose Ultimate Do-It-Yourself Transit Connect
Updated Date :12/4/2013 7:46 PM
​DEARBORN – Ford Motor Company and MAKE magazine are asking for the public’s help in deciding among 10 innovative proposals for a one-of-a-kind Ford Transit Connect Wagon as part of the Ultimate Maker Vehicle Challenge.


Fleet Van Awards Triumph For Ford
Updated Date :12/9/2013 3:21 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England - Ford of Britain picked up three trophies in the “Fleet Van” Awards, including the prestigious Van Manufacturer of the Year title.


A New Star is Born: All-New Mustang Revealed
Updated Date :12/6/2013 10:23 AM
​DEARBORN - Pangs of anticipation were finally quenched Thursday as the all-new Mustang made its global debut launching in six locations around the world simultaneously: New York; Los Angeles; Dearborn, Barcelona, Spain; Sydney and Shanghai.


Ford UK Sales and Share Success Continues
Updated Date :12/6/2013 3:51 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England – Ford’s UK market leadership strengthen in November with three models among the country’s top six best-sellers: Fiesta (1st), Focus (2nd) and Transit (6th).


Ford Hails Nelson Mandela
Updated Date :12/6/2013 2:01 AM
PRETORIA, South Africa — Ford Motor Company wishes to express its sincere condolences to the Mandela family, and the nation of South Africa, on this sad occasion. No matter how much we think we have prepared for the death of a hero, we can never be prepared for how deep such a loss is felt.


Ford Leaders on Death of Nelson Mandela
Updated Date :12/5/2013 5:50 PM
Bill Ford and Alan Mulally share their thoughts on the passing of Nelson Mandela.


Ford Sets Pace with Record November Sales in China
Updated Date :12/5/2013 7:41 AM
​SHANGHAI, China – Ford’s November sales in China sprinted to a thunderous, record-setting finish today.


Horsepower Unleashed – Motivating the All-New Ford Mustang
Updated Date :12/5/2013 6:22 AM
​DEARBORN – The all-new Ford Mustang offers a choice of engines available with either manual or automatic transmissions that make it a great all-around performer no matter how you mix and match.


Mustang Photo Gallery
Updated Date :12/4/2013 7:41 AM
​DEARBORN - The next chapter in the life of the iconic pony car begins today as the all-new Ford Mustang – loaded with innovative technologies and delivering world-class levels of performance. View a complete photo gallery of the all-new Ford Mustang. 


50 Years of Ford Mustang Milestones
Updated Date :12/4/2013 8:05 PM
​DEARBORN - Fifty years of Ford Mustang milestones.


Ford Reveals New Mustang for Europe
Updated Date :12/4/2013 4:42 AM
BARCELONA, Spain – Ford Motor Company today unveiled the new Ford Mustang – the first Mustang ever to go on sale in Europe in almost 50 years of production.


Ford Mustang Marks 50 Years with All-New Sleek Design, Innovative Technologies and World-Class Performance
Updated Date :12/4/2013 7:32 AM
​DEARBORN – The next chapter in the life of the iconic pony car begins today as the all-new Ford Mustang – loaded with innovative technologies and delivering world-class levels of performance – is simultaneously revealed around the globe in six cities on four continents.


Mustang Memories with Gunnar Herrmann
Updated Date :12/2/2013 7:41 AM
​Gunnar Herrmann, vice president, Quality, Ford of Europe, is a massive Ford Mustang fan and he drove a 5.0-litre V8 convertible in the 1990s. Here, he fondly recalls a five-day high speed driving course in a Mustang in Arizona, and explains why the Mustang sound stirs his soul. “The engine is music,” he says. “It’s an orchestra. It’s just perfect!”


Fiesta ST is French Sports Car of the Year
Updated Date :12/4/2013 3:01 AM
PARIS, France – Ford Fiesta ST has been crowned Sports Car of the Year by Echappement magazine in France. Fiesta ST beat nine competitors to the title and is the sixth Ford model to win Echappement Magazine’s prestigious award.


Ford Retail Sales Momentum Continues with Best November Since 2004
Updated Date :12/3/2013 8:57 AM
​DEARBORN – Ford Motor Company’s November U.S. sales of 190,449 vehicles are up 7 percent overall compared with last year. Retail sales are up 9 percent, for the best November performance since 2004.


Team Ford Racing Focuses on Fitness and Preparation for Dakar Rally 2014
Updated Date :12/3/2013 6:57 AM
​PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - The Dakar Rally is widely regarded as the toughest race in the world, and requires a high level of physical fitness, endurance and mental focus in order to succeed.


Employee Donations for Philippines Disaster
Updated Date :12/3/2013 6:28 AM
​MANILA, Philippines — Thanks to generosity of the more than 900 Ford employees, family members and friends and the matching funds from the Ford Fund, the total amount that will be given to support disaster relief and recovery in the Philippines will be more than $500,000.


November 2013 NAAMSA Retail Sales
Updated Date :12/3/2013 6:15 AM
​PRETORIA, South Africa – Ford continued to record double digit market share and maintained sales volume stability during November, despite the impacts of the Transportation Industrial Action.


Ford India Sells 12,050 Units in November; Domestic Wholesales Rise 33 Percent
Updated Date :12/2/2013 8:13 AM
​NEW DELHI, India – Ford India sold 12,050 vehicles in combined domestic wholesales and export sales in November, up 19 percent over the same month last year.


Struandale Engine Plant Celebrates World AIDS Day
Updated Date :12/2/2013 6:30 AM
​PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa - The annual World AIDS Day has become somewhat of an institution at the Struandale Engine Plant, with a fun-filled programme that gets the awareness and education message across in an entertaining and engaging manner.


Ford of Britain Supports New University Technical College
Updated Date :12/2/2013 1:15 AM
​DAGENHAM, England - Ford marked the 10th anniversary of CEME, the Essex-based Centre of Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence, by supporting a ‘ground breaking’ for a new University Technical College.


Mustang Memories with Stephen Odell
Updated Date :11/29/2013 6:11 AM
As Ford prepares to reveal the next generation Mustang to the world, senior Ford executives are sharing their favourite memories of this iconic car. In this clip Stephen Odell, Executive VP and President of Europe, Middle East and Africa, recalls an amazing drive from Detroit to Niagara in a ’92 convertible – and a speeding fine…​


Safety Award for European Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering Team
Updated Date :11/29/2013 1:15 AM
​DUNTON, England – The European PTME (Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering) team has been recognised for achieving a significant safety milestone – the completion of three years without a lost-time accident.


Ford’s SYNC AppLink Voted Best Car Technology In Spain
Updated Date :11/28/2013 3:27 AM
MADRID, Spain - Ford’s SYNC AppLink voice-activated in-car connectivity system has been named Best In-car Technology at the Xataka Technology Awards 2013.


Fiesta Wins Women’s World Car of the Year Award
Updated Date :11/28/2013 3:18 AM
​COLOGNE, GERMANY - Ford Motor Company was today presented with the 2013 Women’s World Car of the Year award for the Fiesta 1.0-litre EcoBoost.


The Evolution of the Fifth-Generation Ford Mustang
Updated Date :11/27/2013 6:38 AM
​DEARBORN - As the end of the last millennium approached, computer programmers everywhere scrambled to make sure the world wouldn’t go dark when clocks ticked over to Jan. 1, 2000, and designers at Ford again turned their attention to the future of Mustang.


1.0-Litre EcoBoost Engine Wins UK Innovation Award
Updated Date :11/27/2013 5:54 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England – The 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine has received the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Award for Automotive Innovation 2013. Other nominees for the award, which highlights advanced R&D and innovation in the UK automotive industry, included the new McLaren P1 supercar.


All-New Ford Tourneo Connect Makes Crash Test History
Updated Date :11/27/2013 1:04 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – The all-new Ford Tourneo Connect is the first compact people mover to be awarded the maximum five-star safety rating by independent crash test authority Euro NCAP.


Ford Special Service Police Sedan Becomes EPA-Rated as Most Fuel-Efficient Police Vehicle Sold in the U.S.
Updated Date :11/26/2013 7:37 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford’s latest police vehicle is the most fuel-efficient police car sold in the United States, with an EPA-estimated rating of 20 miles per gallon city, 30 mpg highway and 24 mpg combined.


Ford Officially Unveils New Float Ahead of America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Updated Date :11/26/2013 6:16 AM
​DEARBORN – Hundreds of Ford employees assembled outside of World Headquarters Monday as Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford revealed the all-new Ford parade float ahead of its appearance in America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade presented by Art Van this Thursday.


Local Physical Rehabilitation Center
Updated Date :11/19/2013 6:56 AM
​WYANDOTTE, Mich. - The William H. Honor Rehabilitation Center, part of Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, recently received an interesting piece of new equipment compliments of Ford Motor Company, DST Industries and several ambitious employees.


Ford Fiesta Tops Carsales.com.au People’s Choice Awards
Updated Date :11/26/2013 4:21 AM
​​MELBOURNE, Australia — Ford’s Fiesta is the overall winner of the carsales.com.au People's Choice Awards for 2013. The Thai-built light car polled the most votes across the finalists in 13 categories to take out top spot. In addition, Ford’s smallest model was voted the City Car category winner.


Ford Plants Honored to Host Operation Raptor, Veterans
Updated Date :11/25/2013 7:39 AM
​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).


Lincoln Looks to Start Conversations with Consumers Where They Live
Updated Date :11/18/2013 6:41 AM
​DEARBORN - The Lincoln Motor Company has made it a priority to refine the customer experience and a major component of that strategy is to incorporate technology and streamline communications. Advances in the digital world have made an impact on virtually every industry.


Selling the Ford Mustang – 1960s Style
Updated Date :11/11/2013 10:42 AM
​DEARBORN - For advertising executives, selling the first-generation Ford Mustang wasn’t a terribly difficult job. More than 400,000 Mustangs were purchased in the first year of sales – 22,000 orders on day one. Still, great word-of-mouth can always use a helping hand from a good ad. A peek through Ford’s Dearborn archives reveals magazine and newspaper ads, slogans and themes that seem like they could have been plucked from an episode of AMC’s popular “Mad Men” series.


Ford Extends UK Scholarship Scheme To Encourage More Female Engineers
Updated Date :11/25/2013 2:36 AM
BRENTWOOD, England - Ford has announced an extension to the Blue Oval Scholarship scheme in a new initiative that aims to encourage as many women as men to consider a career in engineering.


Environmental Quality Office Announces 2013 APA Environmental Leadership Awards
Updated Date :11/25/2013 12:20 AM
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.


Driving Skills for Life Training Starts in France
Updated Date :11/22/2013 1:14 AM
​PARIS, France – Ford Driving Skills for Life, Ford’s free young driver education programme, gets underway in France next week, following highly successful launches in the UK, Germany, Spain and Italy.


Ford Adds Jobs, Invests Millions in Buffalo Stamping Plant
Updated Date :11/21/2013 10:16 AM
​BUFFALO, N.Y. – Ford Motor Company will invest $150 million and add approximately 350 new jobs at its Buffalo Stamping Plant, reinforcing the company’s commitment to the plant, the city of Buffalo and the state of New York.


First CNG-Capable 2014 Ford F-150 Rolls Off the Line in Kansas City
Updated Date :11/21/2013 6:12 AM
​KANSAS CITY - Ford, America’s truck leader, began production of the 2014 F-150 with the ability to run on compressed natural gas, making Ford the only manufacturer with an available CNG/LPG-capable half-ton pickup.


Ford Fiesta ST Earns Popular Mechanics Excellence Award
Updated Date :11/20/2013 3:20 PM
​DEARBORN – The Ford Fiesta ST was recently voted the best handling car in the Popular Mechanics 2014 Automotive Excellence Awards. Each year, Popular Mechanics editors select ten best cars and trucks from a variety of categories including design, performance and technical innovation. Representatives from the publication delivered the award to Joe Hinrichs, Ford president of The Americas, during a new hire orientation event last week.


Ford, WWF, Leading Consumer Brands Unite to Encourage Development of Bioplastics
Updated Date :11/20/2013 10:04 AM
DEARBORN - Ford, with World Wildlife Fund, The Coca-Cola Company, Danone, H.J. Heinz Company, Nestle, Nike, Procter & Gamble and Unilever are launching the Bioplastic Feedstock Alliance. The BFA’s only automaker, Ford will work alongside other member brands to drive environmentally responsible, socially beneficial and economically viable production of bioplastic feedstocks.


Ford Vans Top UK Reliability Poll
Updated Date :11/21/2013 1:12 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England - Ford builds the most reliable vans according to a Fleet News survey of the 50 largest UK contract hire and leasing companies.


With Self-Parking Technology and Obstacle Avoidance Capability, Ford Edge Concept Is Tomorrow’s Utility Today
Updated Date :11/19/2013 2:50 PM
LOS ANGELES - Ford, the company that defined the crossover utility vehicle segment, today introduced new automated driving technologies in the Ford Edge Concept. The technologies include a push-button and remote-operated parking feature customers could use from either inside or outside the vehicle.


Ford to Reveal All-New Mustang Dec. 5; Teams with Facebook and Instagram for 15-Day Countdown
Updated Date :11/19/2013 10:10 AM
​LOS ANGELES – Ford will take the cover off the all-new Mustang Dec. 5, the sixth generation of the iconic pony car that will celebrate 50 years in production next year.


Ford Builds 10-Millionth SYNC-Equipped Vehicle; Car Connectivity Reaches Critical Mass
Updated Date :11/19/2013 11:13 AM
​LOS ANGELES – Just six years after the introduction of Ford SYNC®, the 10-millionth vehicle equipped with this award-winning technology has been produced, transforming the in-car connectivity experience for customers around the world.


F-Series Achieves Important Sales Milestone
Updated Date :11/19/2013 6:00 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford F-Series marked an important milestone today, with calendar year-to-date (CYTD) sales already surpassing 2012 full-year truck sales.


Lincoln Enhances the Ownership Experience by Personalizing Service
Updated Date :11/18/2013 7:46 AM
​DEARBORN - As The Lincoln Motor Company continues on its reinvention, the brand has made it a priority to not only differentiate itself in the world of personal service, but to create a best-in-class experience for owners across the board in the luxury market.


Ford Transit Voted UK’s Favourite Large Used Van
Updated Date :11/19/2013 3:49 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England - The Ford Transit claimed victory in the 3.5-tonne van category at the 2013 Commercial Motor Used Truck of the Year Awards.


Horses of a Different Color
Updated Date :10/22/2013 2:39 PM
​DEARBORN - The world has changed dramatically in the past 50 years and the favored color choices of Ford Mustang drivers have shifted as well. As television transitioned from black-and-white to color, Mustang reflected the incoming fashion trends with a palate of vibrant colors.


NYC Welcomes Arrival of MKC
Updated Date :11/18/2013 6:30 AM
​NEW YORK - The Lincoln Motor Company continues to demonstrate its commitment to bringing the right products to market through the unveiling of the brand new Lincoln MKC in New York City. Auto bloggers and lifestyle magazine editors alike took note of Lincoln's exciting debut in the fast-growing, small premium utility vehicle segment.


Ford Wins NASCAR Nationwide Series Manufacturers' Championship
Updated Date :11/17/2013 5:26 PM
​MIAMI - Brad Keselowski went from 10th to first in the final five laps of tonight’s Ford EcoBoost 300 to win his seventh race of the season and give Ford the 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series Manufacturers’ Championship.


Ford Retail Market Share Up for Ninth Straight Month in Europe as Sales Grow
Updated Date :11/14/2013 5:44 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford Motor Company recorded its ninth consecutive month of improved retail market share year over year in October and fifth consecutive month of increased sales volume.


Ford Argentina Celebrates its 100th Anniversary
Updated Date :11/14/2013 5:11 PM
​Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA - Ford Argentina celebrated its 100th anniversary of continuous presence in the country with the visit of Bill Ford, the great grandson of American industrialist Henry Ford and Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ford Motor Company.


Driving Innovation: The Coca-Cola Company and Ford Unveil Ford Fusion Energi with PlantBottle Technology Interior
Updated Date :11/14/2013 8:39 AM
​ATLANTA and DEARBORN – The Coca-Cola Company and Ford Motor Company are fueling more sustainable design by collaborating on a first-ever interior fabric made from the same renewable material used to produce Coca-Cola’s PlantBottle Technology™ packaging.


Ford F-150 EcoBoost Hits 400,000 Sales, Saving 45 Million Gallons of Gas Annually
Updated Date :11/14/2013 6:27 AM
​DEARBORN – Sales of Ford F-150 with EcoBoost® – launched less than three years ago – have already topped 400,000 units in the United States.


Ford Goes Further to Help Engineering Students in Cologne
Updated Date :11/14/2013 6:12 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – Ford is going further to help engineering students at the University of Applied Sciences in Cologne study exhaust emissions.


1915 Ford Model T Qualifies for Free Breakdown Assistance
Updated Date :11/14/2013 1:10 AM
​LISBON, Portugal – A Ford Model T has become the oldest vehicle to join Ford’s free breakdown plan.


Ford Employs Cutting-Edge Design and Tech for Assault on Dakar Rally
Updated Date :11/13/2013 7:16 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – Taking on the toughest off-road race in the world is no mean feat, but Ford Racing in South Africa has gone all out to produce what is sure to be one of the most competitive vehicles in Dakar Rally 2014.


Ford Unveils All-New Ka Concept
Updated Date :11/13/2013 2:07 PM
​CAMAÇARI, Brazil – Ford unveiled today the Ka Concept to over 4,000 employees, government officials and media at its Northeast Industrial Complex in Brazil.  The Ka Concept is a sleek, compact hatchback that features bold design, top engineering and innovative technologies.


Ford Unveils All-New Global Small Car Concept in Brazil
Updated Date :11/13/2013 10:11 AM
​CAMAÇARI, Brazil – The all-new Ford Ka Concept – a sleek, compact hatchback that features bold design, quality engineering and innovative technologies – envisions a new choice for entry-level urban consumers in Brazil and other key markets around the world.


Ford CFO Addresses Suppliers at Annual OESA Conference
Updated Date :11/12/2013 6:34 PM
​DEARBORN - Robert Shanks, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Ford Motor Company, addressed more than 700 supplier executives from around the globe Tuesday during the 15th Annual Outlook Conference hosted by the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA).


All-New 2015 Lincoln MKC Provides Fresh Choice for Small Premium Utility Customers
Updated Date :11/12/2013 8:53 AM
​NEW YORK – The Lincoln Motor Company’s reinvention takes a major step forward today with the unveiling of the all-new 2015 Lincoln MKC small premium utility vehicle.


All-New 2015 Lincoln MKC Small Premium Utility First to Offer 2.3-Liter EcoBoost Engine
Updated Date :11/12/2013 5:33 PM
​NEW YORK – An all-new vehicle deserves an all-new engine.


2013 Global Diversity and Inclusion Awards Recognizes the One Ford Team Spirit
Updated Date :11/12/2013 8:12 AM
​DEARBORN - At Ford Motor Company, successful diversity and inclusion efforts do not go unrecognized.  Winners of the 2013 Global Diversity and Inclusion Awards were recently named and are being applauded for their ability to Go Further to bring diversity, inclusion and the One Ford commitment to life.


“Need for Speed” Mustang Highlights Ford Racing Pace Car Lineup at Ford Championship Weekend Nov. 15-17
Updated Date :11/12/2013 10:45 AM
​DEARBORN - Race fans planning on attending Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway Nov. 15-17 already know they’re going to see stock cars racing side-by-side at breathtaking speeds.  It’s the speed of another sort, however, that Ford Motor Co. hopes has them talking even more.


Ford Vietnam’s October Sales Rise 66 Percent, Deliver All-Time Best Monthly Market Share
Updated Date :11/12/2013 3:09 AM
HANOI, Vietnam — Ford Vietnam has reported its best October performance in four years with overall retail sales rising 66 percent year-over-year to 890 units. The exceptional month helped Ford achieve its best-ever monthly market share in Vietnam of 8.7 percent, two full percentage points higher versus October last year.


Ford Donates U.S. $300,000 for Relief Effort in Philippines, Will Match Employee Donations
Updated Date :11/11/2013 8:56 PM
MANILA, Philippines — Ford Motor Company and the Ford Fund are donating U.S. $300,000 to the Red Cross to help with recovery and relief efforts. The company will also match employee donations to the Red Cross of up to U.S. $100,000.


Welcome Home, Team Mustang
Updated Date :11/11/2013 11:29 AM
​DEARBORN - Today, Veterans Day, Americans everywhere are again honoring the men and women who have served our country with distinction. Here is the story of one such group.


Navy SEALs Ford Raptor
Updated Date :10/31/2013 7:54 AM
​LAS VEGAS - One of the unique vehicles for last week’s SEMA show was a 2013 black Ford Raptor SuperCrew designed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Navy SEALs. 


Sketch to Design: The 1994 Ford Mustang
Updated Date :11/7/2013 11:19 AM
​DEARBORN - The story of the fourth-generation Ford Mustang is really that of three separate cars – the 1979 Mustang, the 1989 Probe, and, ultimately, the 1994 Mustang. The three cars and programs spanning the better part of two decades encompass the seismic shifts in the automobile market during that tumultuous era.


Ford Bags Three AFCO Awards
Updated Date :11/11/2013 1:00 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England – Ford has clinched a hat-trick of trophies in the 2013 Association of Car Fleet Operator (ACFO) Awards.


Changan Ford Racing Wins the CTCC 2013 Manufacturer’s Championship and Driver’s title
Updated Date :11/10/2013 10:05 PM
SHANGHAI, China – The Changan Ford Racing team was once again crowned in this year’s 2013 China Touring China Championship (CTCC), winning its sixth championship in eight years.


Block Wins First Global Rallycross Race; Heikkinen, Foust and Block Take 1-2-3 in Championship for Ford
Updated Date :11/8/2013 7:19 AM
​LAS VEGAS – “Stoked.” That’s the initial reaction from Ken Block after he took his Fiesta ST to a first career Global Rallycross Championship (GRC) win tonight in Las Vegas.


Ford Philippines Wins 15 Awards at the Auto Focus Media’s Choice and People’s Choice Awards
Updated Date :11/8/2013 3:45 AM
MANILA, Philippines — Ford Philippines bagged a total of 15 awards during the awarding ceremony at the 2013-2014 Auto Focus Media’s Choice Awards and People's Choice Awards.


Focus ST Bringing New and Younger Buyers to Ford Brand
Updated Date :11/7/2013 7:19 AM
​DEARBORN - Focus ST is showing signs of success in bringing younger, more affluent customers into Ford showrooms as the car and the Ford ST performance brand mark one year in the market.


Ford Stretches UK Market Lead
Updated Date :11/7/2013 1:07 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England – The margin of Ford’s UK market leadership increased in October, both when compared with the equivalent figures last month and the same periods in 2012.


Ford China Posts Record October Sales, 93,969 Units Sold, Up 55 Percent
Updated Date :11/6/2013 7:46 AM
​SHANGHAI, China – Ford China continued to expand sales in October, with 93,969 wholesale units sold, up 55 percent from October 2012. Following a record third quarter, year-to-date sales also remain strong with 741,818 wholesale units sold, up 52 percent compared to the same period last year.


Gymkhana SIX Teaser Video Released
Updated Date :11/6/2013 7:13 AM
BRENTWOOD, England - Ken Block’s Gymkhana SIX will make its global debut on Monday, hosted on Electronic Arts Inc’s YouTube page.


Ford Fiesta is Europe’s Best-Selling Small Car
Updated Date :11/6/2013 2:48 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – The Ford Fiesta was Europe’s best-selling small car in September and for the first nine months of 2013, according to the latest figures from the provider of automotive data and intelligence, JATO Dynamics.*


Ford Achieves Highest Share of Medium Van Market for More Than Ten Years
Updated Date :11/6/2013 2:50 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford achieved its best share of the medium van market in Europe for more than 10 years during the first nine months of 2013, selling 106,800 Transit and Transit Custom models* – a new medium van bought by a customer every 4 minutes.


Struandale Engine Plant Hits 100,000 Engine Milestone
Updated Date :11/5/2013 6:38 AM
​PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – The Ford Struandale Engine Plant (SEP) has achieved a significant milestone with the production of its 100 000th new-generation diesel engine.


2014 Ford Transit Connect Gets Sizzling New Look Courtesy of Hot Wheels for SEMA
Updated Date :11/5/2013 9:49 AM
​LAS VEGAS – Ford Motor Company’s 2014 Transit Connect is tearing up the Las Vegas Strip with a sizzling new look courtesy of Hot Wheels®.


Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Switches to Ford EcoBoost Power for 2014 United SportsCar Championship Season
Updated Date :11/4/2013 7:50 PM
​LAS VEGAS – Telca/TELMEX Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS), winner of seven of the last 10 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype Championships, will switch to the power and fuel-efficiency advantages of the new Ford EcoBoost sports car engine package starting next year.


Ford Mustang and F-Series Named ‘Hottest Car and Truck’ of 2013 SEMA Show
Updated Date :11/5/2013 12:08 PM
​LAS VEGAS - Ford Mustang and Ford F-Series are officially the “Hottest Car and Truck” at the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association show. The SEMA Award – presented today – recognizes the most popular vehicles SEMA members feature in their displays at the organization’s weeklong trade show in Las Vegas.


Ford Shows Way of the Future at Dubai International Motor Show
Updated Date :11/5/2013 11:54 AM
​DUBAI, UAE – Visitors to the Ford stand at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show are impressed with the company’s line-up of all-new and refreshed products bearing the latest technologies and innovations.


Ford Announces Senior Leadership Team Changes
Updated Date :11/5/2013 6:16 AM
​DEARBORN – Ford Motor Company today announces a series of changes in its senior leadership team to continue delivering the company’s One Ford plan for profitable growth.


Ford C-MAX Energi, Fusion Energi Overtake Toyota in Plug-In Hybrid Sales
Updated Date :11/4/2013 7:03 PM
​DEARBORN - Ford Motor Company took over the No. 1 spot in plug-in hybrid vehicle sales of the Ford Fusion Energi and Ford C-MAX Energi in October, outpacing sales of the Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid vehicle.


Lincoln Debuts MKC Concept at Dubai Motor Show
Updated Date :11/4/2013 6:52 PM
​DUBAI, UAE – During an exclusive Middle East premiere ahead of the Dubai International Motor Show, Lincoln introduced the MKC Concept – a small luxury utility vehicle that signals the brand’s intention to become a major contender in the premium market.


Ford to Launch 17 Vehicles in Next 24 Months to Accelerate Growth in Middle East and Africa
Updated Date :11/4/2013 7:28 PM
​DUBAI, UAE – Ford Motor Company said today it plans to launch 17 new or refreshed Ford and Lincoln vehicles in the next 24 months to accelerate growth in the Middle East and Africa – including the Ford Fusion sedan and the EcoSport small SUV debuting today at the 2013 Dubai International Motor Show.


New Transit Connect Makes a French Connection
Updated Date :11/5/2013 2:49 AM
PARIS, France – Ford’s new Transit Connect this week makes its French debut at the international building exhibition BATIMAT in Paris.


Ford Teams Up With Commonwealth Games
Updated Date :11/5/2013 2:45 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England – Ford has signed up to become the official automotive partner of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.


Ford India Achieves Records Sales in October
Updated Date :11/4/2013 8:36 AM
​NEW DELHI, India – Ford India sold 14,935 combined domestic wholesales and export vehicles in October, the best month in its history, an increase of 36 percent compared to the same month last year.


Keselowski Takes Sixth Win at Texas
Updated Date :11/4/2013 6:20 AM
​FORT WORTH, Texas - Brad Keselowski played to his strengths Saturday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway, and the result is a NASCAR Nationwide Series statistic that continues to impress.


Drive Event Showcases New Products, Technology for Lawmakers
Updated Date :11/4/2013 6:59 AM
​DEARBORN – State and local government leaders from Michigan, Missouri and Ohio had the chance to experience the company’s technology and safety innovations and drive Ford products during a drive event at the Dearborn Development Center test track. 


It’s a Plane! It’s a Horse! No, It’s the Ford Mustang and One of the World’s Favorite Cars
Updated Date :10/31/2013 5:47 PM
​DEARBORN - An enduring question about Ford Mustang, even after nearly 50 years on the road, is the origin of its name. Does it honor the famed P-51 fighter plane of World War II? Or the wild horse of the American West?


Ford’s U.S. Sales Soar in October Despite Government Shutdown
Updated Date :11/4/2013 6:05 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford’s balanced portfolio of vehicles pushed the company’s U.S. sales figures to new heights in October, despite the uncertainty posed by the government shutdown.


Ford of Canada Sales Break 15-Year Record Top-selling Automaker in October and Year-to-Date
Updated Date :11/1/2013 11:49 AM
​OAKVILLE — Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. sales increased 10 per cent in October, marking the best month of sales on record in more than 15 years. Ford of Canada maintained sales leadership in October and continues to lead the industry in sales this year.


Recognizing Innovation at the 2013 Henry Ford Technology Awards
Updated Date :10/31/2013 10:30 AM
​DEARBORN – Stemming from Henry Ford’s vision to open the highways to all mankind, Ford Motor Company was founded on innovation.


The Ford Atlas Concept Makes an Epic Middle Eastern Debut Ahead of Dubai Motor Show
Updated Date :10/31/2013 1:22 PM
​DUBAI, UAE – Ford unveiled the Atlas Concept in the Middle East yesterday to showcase for the region the attributes that will define future pickup trucks. The Atlas Concept introduction was held ahead of next week’s Dubai International Motor Show.


United Way ‘Stuff the Truck’ Campaign Showcases Ford Team’s Go Further Spirit
Updated Date :10/30/2013 1:15 PM
​DEARBORN - The Ford Team’s Go Further spirit was in full effect in Dearborn last week as participants in the “Stuff the Truck” United Way campaign rallied raising more than $3,700 and collecting nearly 7,000 non-perishable items and schools supplies for the cause.  


2013 Ford SEMA Dreamcase: Super Duty and F-150
Updated Date :10/17/2013 5:53 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford goes further on and off the track for SEMA 2013, with the show’s most exciting project vehicles from the industry’s top builders. Check back frequently, through Nov. 1, as we unveil even more thrilling Ford project vehicles. Click here to download renderings and descriptions of this year’s extreme #FordSEMA builds. Collect them all.


Motor City Dragons Breast Cancer Supporter and Survivors Share Stories of Courage, Hope and Determination
Updated Date :10/30/2013 9:37 AM
​DEARBORN - As breast cancer awareness month comes to a close Oct. 31, stories of how members of the Ford community have battled the disease act as reminders of how delicate life is and how strong we can be when we face seemingly insurmountable challenges as a team.


Focus ST Named Best Performance Hatchback at Middle East Motor Awards
Updated Date :10/30/2013 7:44 PM
​DUBAI, UAE – Ford Focus ST received the Best Performance Hatchback title at this year’s Middle East Motor Awards (MEMA), the biggest independent car awards of the Middle East.


Tourneo Custom Goes Skateboarding In Bordeaux
Updated Date :10/31/2013 4:39 AM
BORDEAUX, France – Ford’s partnership with DC Shoes Europe’s skate and snow teams is continuing to generate publicity.


Coming Soon: Vandemonium and Hot Wheels
Updated Date :10/30/2013 7:03 AM
​DEARBORN - The Vandemonium onslaught continues with the help of Hot Wheels. See it unveiled at #FordSEMA 11/5/2013.


Ford Credit United Way Campaign Puts the “Fun” in Fundraising
Updated Date :10/29/2013 6:36 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Motor Credit Company employees throughout the U.S. and Canada have gone to great lengths to show support for United Way, raising about $31,000 beyond payroll pledges and having fun as a team in the process. 


Ford Sells One Millionth Vehicle in APA This Year
Updated Date :10/30/2013 5:57 AM
Dear Colleagues, I'm so pleased to inform you that today, we sold our one millionth vehicle in Asia Pacific and Africa in 2013. -
Dave Schoch, Ford group vice president and president, Asia Pacific


Rangers Selected For UK Military Exercises
Updated Date :10/30/2013 4:39 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England – Ford has won a significant order from the Ministry of Defence to supply 104 Ranger pick-ups, to be used across the UK by the Army, Navy, Air Force and the MoD.


Taiwanese Media Joins All-New Ford EcoSport Pre-Launch Test Drive
Updated Date :10/30/2013 1:57 AM
TAICHUNG, China – Ford Lio Ho, Ford’s joint venture in Taiwan, is set to launch its second SUV in the market this year. The all-new Ford EcoSport, the newest and the smallest addition to Ford’s SUV line-up in Taiwan, will continue to raise the bar for the compact SUV segment.


Ford VP Inducted into WSU College of Engineering Hall of Fame
Updated Date :10/29/2013 3:17 PM
​DEARBORN - Robert Brown, vice president, Sustainability, Environment and Safety Engineering, Ford Motor Company, was inducted into the Wayne State University college of engineering Hall of Fame Oct. 26 during the university’s 80th anniversary Night of the Stars event.


2014 Ford Fiesta with New 1.0-Liter EcoBoost Engine Sets New Benchmark for Fuel Efficiency, Power
Updated Date :10/29/2013 9:24 AM
​DEARBORN - The new Ford Fiesta equipped with the award-winning 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine will be America’s most fuel-efficient non-hybrid, gasoline-powered car with a certified 45 mpg rating on the highway, topping Honda Fit by 12 mpg and Toyota Yaris by 8 mpg on the highway.  


Ford Embracing Analytics and Big Data to Inform Eco-Conscious Decisions, Stay Green
Updated Date :10/27/2013 7:15 PM
​DEARBORN - Not too far from where factory workers assemble Ford cars and trucks, analytics experts in the company’s Research and Innovation Center are building something entirely different but equally important: complex mathematical models to help Ford sharpen its competitive edge while limiting its environmental impact.


Vandemonium in Vegas! Ford Prepares to Unleash 10 Custom Transit Connect Vehicles at SEMA 2013
Updated Date :10/24/2013 9:31 PM
​DEARBORN - Ford’s all-new Transit Connect Wagon and Transit Connect cargo van will roar into the Specialty Equipment Market Association’s annual show with 10 custom-modified versions at the Las Vegas Convention Center Nov. 5-8.


Hello, Again Continues to Generate Interest in Lincoln
Updated Date :10/24/2013 6:38 AM
​DEARBORN - Driven by the unique design of the Lincoln MKZ, The Lincoln Motor Company’s Hello, Again tour is transforming the consumer opinion of the brand one city at a time. By inviting customers to an exclusive 30-to 60-minute drive of vehicles including the Lincoln MKZ, Lincoln MKS and Lincoln MKX.


Fiesta Ace Neuville Finishes Fourth in Spain
Updated Date :10/28/2013 4:39 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England - The Qatar M-Sport squad put in a solid performance in the penultimate round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) at RallyRACC Rally de España this weekend with the Cumbrian outfit’s range of Ford Fiesta rally cars accounting for 60 per cent of the overall top-ten.


Good News ‘Across the Board’ Shared at Americas Business Review
Updated Date :10/25/2013 8:57 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford President of The Americas Joe Hinrichs opened the Americas Business Review Thursday afternoon at the WHQ auditorium by recognizing the company’s overall $2.6 billion pre-tax profit for the third quarter.


Ford Displays New Small Cars, C-MAX Hybrid at Puerto Rico Show
Updated Date :10/23/2013 11:07 AM
​SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Visitors to the Puerto Rico International Auto Show are getting an up-close look at some of Ford’s newest vehicles.


Ford Credit Reports Third Quarter Pre-Tax Profit of $427 Million; Net Income of $272 Million
Updated Date :10/24/2013 5:37 AM
​DEARBORN – Ford Motor Credit Company reported a pre-tax profit of $427 million in the third quarter of 2013, compared with $393 million a year earlier. The increase in   pre-tax earnings is more than explained by higher volume in North America. The drivers of higher volume were an increase in leasing, reflecting changes in Ford’s marketing programs, as well as higher non-consumer finance receivables due to higher dealer stocks. 


Ford Delivers Record Third Quarter Pre-Tax Profit of $2.6 Billion; Improves Full Year Guidance
Updated Date :10/24/2013 5:51 AM

DEARBORN - Ford Motor Company [NYSE: F] delivered record third quarter 2013 pre-tax profit of $2.6 billion, reflecting continued strong performance in North America and a combined profit from the regions outside North America. In addition, Ford Credit remained solidly profitable.



Niehl Plant Introduces Ford’s First Fully Automated Wheel Assembly Facility
Updated Date :10/24/2013 3:22 AM
COLOGNE, Germany - Ford is introducing the company’s first fully automated wheel assembly facility at its Cologne-Niehl manufacturing plant.


Spain’s Car Magazine Salutes Fiesta ST
Updated Date :10/24/2013 3:17 AM
MADRID, Spain – Ford Fiesta ST impressed Spain’s Car Magazine when it compared the 11 best sports cars tested in the previous 12 months.


Ford Focus Extends Streak as Best-Selling Vehicle Nameplate Worldwide
Updated Date :10/23/2013 12:23 PM
​DEARBORN – Ford Focus, the best-selling vehicle nameplate in the world in 2012, retains the title for the first half of 2013.


(The Scoop on) Ford’s Fastest Growing Region
Updated Date :10/23/2013 10:45 AM
​DEARBORN – As Ford of China released September sales results earlier this month, David Schoch, Ford group vice president and president Asia Pacific region, was on hand at World Headquarters in Dearborn, Mich. to provide local media with an in-person update on what’s happening in China.


Ford’s Cuautitlán Plant Awarded with the Latin American Environmental Leadership Award
Updated Date :10/21/2013 11:36 AM
​CUATITLAN, Mexico - For the second year in a row, Ford’s Cuatitlán Stamping and Assembly Plant (CSAP) was the proud winner of the "Latin America Environmental Leadership Award" for its project "Ecological Aquifer Recharge through Concrete".


Ford and HKUST Announce Student Winners of Conservation and Environmental Research Grants
Updated Date :10/22/2013 9:54 PM
HONG KONG - Ford Motor Company recently announced the first recipients of its Ford-Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Conservation and Environmental Research Grants program, awarding 23 graduate students from the University’s School of Engineering with research funding totaling HKD1 million.


A Look Back: 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302
Updated Date :10/16/2013 8:47 AM
​DEARBORN- While it might be nice to have a market segment all to yourself, that can easily lead to complacency. Competition, on the other hand, pushes everyone to keep getting better. Nowhere is this truer than in the realm of performance cars like Ford Mustang.


Ford Looks to the Future at Johannesburg International Motor Show
Updated Date :10/22/2013 5:22 AM
PRETORIA, South AfricaFord showcased its Evos Concept, and announced two new Ford models destined for local introduction, at today’s Johannesburg International Motor Show (JIMS). The Ford Fusion was revealed ahead of its official South African debut in the coming 12 months, while the two-tonne Transit will also be making its way to South Africa in the first half of 2014. Ford also took the opportunity to confirm that AppLink would become available in local models during 2014.


Ford Builds Three Millionth Unit in South Africa
Updated Date :10/22/2013 4:16 AM
PRETORIA, South AfricaFord Motor Company of Southern Africa’s (FMCSA) three millionth unit rolled off the production line today. Ford celebrated the production milestone at its Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria where Ford Motor Company’s global president and CEO Alan Mulally was on-hand to celebrate the momentous occasion.


Ford Claim 2013 Rally Championship
Updated Date :10/22/2013 4:04 AM
PRETORIA, South AfricaMark Cronje and Robin Houghton dominated this season’s South African National Rally Championship wrapping up the title at the Polokwane Rally. Claiming yet another victory in their Fiesta S2000 the pair comfortably surged ahead of their nearest rivals with one round remaining in the season.


All-New Mondeo Picked for Chongqing Mayor’s Advisory Group Meeting
Updated Date :10/21/2013 10:44 PM
CHONGQING, China — Ford’s latest flagship model, the all-new Mondeo, was selected as the official car for the eighth Chongqing Mayor’s International Economic Advisory Group Meeting.


Ford's Living Roof
Updated Date :10/21/2013 6:51 AM
​DEARBORN - Ten years post-installation, North America’s largest living roof – about the size of eight football fields – continues to flourish atop Dearborn Truck Plant’s final assembly building, part of the Ford Rouge Center.  


Ford’s Drive 4 UR School, Drive 4 UR Community Programs Achieve $20 Million in High School, Nonprofit Fundraising
Updated Date :10/21/2013 5:51 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford announced its popular high school and nonprofit fundraising programs – Drive 4 UR School and Drive 4 UR Community – have contributed $20 million to high schools and nonprofit organizations across the United States since their inception in 2007 and 2012 respectively.


Ford Awarded Record Number of Wins in Sunday Times Top 100
Updated Date :10/21/2013 6:31 AM
BRENTWOOD, England  –  A hat-trick of Ford models scooped ‘best in class’ honours in the Sunday Times’ annual Top 100 review of Britain’s best cars


Next-Generation Ford Transit Connect Taxi: ‘Taxi of the Future’ Arrives in Hong Kong
Updated Date :10/21/2013 1:54 AM
HONG KONG Ford Motor Company today unveiled the all-new 2014 Transit Connect Taxi – purpose-built for the for Hong Kong market – that provides an unmatched combination of performance, passenger comfort, safety, and flexibility.


Ford Performance Racing Storms to Stunning Win at Bathurst
Updated Date :10/20/2013 9:46 PM
BATHURST, Australia — Mark Winterbottom and Steven Richards took Bathurst by storm, taking the biggest victory in the Ford Performance Racing (FPR) team’s history.


European Edition: International Mustang Meet
Updated Date :10/18/2013 7:28 AM
​SINSHEIM, Germany - In May 2013, the First Mustang Club of Germany hosted its 32nd Annual International Mustang Meet in Sinsheim, Germany. More than 400 Mustangs from all over Europe turned up for the largest annual gathering of pony car fans on the continent.


The Sight and Sound of Ford Mustang Translates into Smiles for Club Members Around the World
Updated Date :10/18/2013 6:57 AM
​DEARBORN - Almost anywhere in the world, you will likely find a Ford Mustang and not far behind you’ll find a group of fans. For nearly 50 years, Mustang has had an avid worldwide following, even in places where American cars with V8 engines are rarely found.


DSFL Offers Driving Safety Tips for Teen Drivers
Updated Date :10/17/2013 4:10 PM
​DEARBORN - Due to the increased risk of fatality associated with teen drivers, in 2007 the federal government named the third week in October National Teen Driver Safety Week and began using this time each year to educate parents and teen drivers on how to improve safety on the road.  While the Ford Driving Skills for Life program, established in 2003, uses hands on training to improve teen driving safety all year round, the group released the following list of safe driving tips to support the national week of awareness building.


Young UK Motorists Applaud Ford Driving Skills for Life
Updated Date :10/17/2013 2:43 AM
BRENTWOOD, England - Ford Driving Skills for Life, Ford’s free young driver training programme was launched in the UK last week, with major events in London and Manchester.


Ford Brazil Opens New Customer Center & Inaugurates Service Advanced Technology
Updated Date :10/15/2013 2:01 PM
​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.


Full-Cycle Production of New Ford Kuga Starts in Russia
Updated Date :10/16/2013 7:03 AM
ELABUGA, TATARSTAN, Russia – Ford Sollers has announced the start of full-cycle production of the Ford Kuga at its plant in Elabuga in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation.


Ford Reduces Water and Oil Use in Plants Globally with Expansion of Near-Dry Machining Technology
Updated Date :10/16/2013 6:07 AM
​DEARBORN - As part of its commitment to sustainability, Ford Motor Company has added its dry machining capability to six plants globally – a number that will nearly double in the next few years.


Ford's Legacy of Sustainability
Updated Date :9/5/2013 7:05 AM
​DEARBORN - As it becomes increasingly clear sustainability is no longer simply nice to do for the environment – instead, a responsible business activity – Ford is highlighting its commitment to a legacy of sustainability and innovation that stretches back to Henry Ford. Here is a then-and-now look at how things have changed – and how they haven’t.


Help Support Ford Warriors in Pink during Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Updated Date :10/10/2013 8:04 AM
​DEARBORN - In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Ford Warriors in Pink will be visiting various Ford buildings throughout the month of October selling WIP merchandise.  All the net proceeds from wear and gear sales go to support the fight against breast cancer. 


Craiova Engine Plant Celebrates 1.0-litre EcoBoost Milestone
Updated Date :10/16/2013 3:10 AM
​CRAIOVA, Romania – Craiova’s state-of-the-art engine plant celebrated an historic milestone earlier this month when the 100,000th 1.0-litre EcoBoost rolled off the production line.


Double Success for Ford at Scottish Car of the Year
Updated Date :10/15/2013 1:07 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England - Ford is celebrating a double victory at the Scottish Car of the Year awards, where Fiesta ST took Best Hot Hatch title and Ford’s MyKey technology was judged Innovation of the Year.


Ford Engineer Says Sustainability is the Future of Auto Business
Updated Date :10/10/2013 7:50 AM
​OAKVILLE - Cars, gadgets and exciting technology are a winning combination for any student of engineering. Students in the University of Manitoba’s Automotive Engineering program got the chance to hear about exactly that from Gil Portalatin, Ford Motor Company’s chief program engineer, when he came present on Ford’s sustainability and electrification strategy at the university on Oct. 2, 2013.


Ford of Europe Sales Increase in September; Retail and Commercial Vehicle Market Share Growth Continues
Updated Date :10/14/2013 10:23 AM
COLOGNE, Germany, Oct 15, 2013 – Strong demand across its vehicle line-up drove Ford of Europe’s sales volume up 4.6 per cent in September, marking the fourth consecutive month of volume sales growth for Ford in its traditional 19 European markets.


New Ford Transit Connect Uncovered
Updated Date :10/14/2013 11:31 AM
​The all-new Ford Transit Connect hits showrooms across Europe soon, offering operators class-leading fuel economy, load carrying ability and durability.


2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Named ‘Off-Road Truck of Texas’ by Texas Auto Writers Association
Updated Date :10/13/2013 1:03 PM
​SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The Texas Auto Writers Association named the 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor “Off-Road Truck of Texas.”


Ford Sollers Bolsters SUV Line-up with Russian-built Ford EcoSport and Ford Edge Coming Next Year
Updated Date :10/14/2013 6:18 AM
MOSCOW Russia – Ford Sollers announced today it is expanding its lineup of Ford sport utility vehicles produced in Russia to meet rising demand.


Esquire: Ford Fiesta ST Earns Small Car of the Year Award
Updated Date :10/13/2013 2:26 PM
​DEARBORN - The 2014 Ford Fiesta ST perfectly fits Esquire’s theme for its 2013 Car of the Year awards – “the rise of performance.” Fiesta ST’s award-winning 1.6-liter EcoBoost® engine produces 197 horsepower, providing the car unmatched power and performance, Esquire says, with only the pricier 181-hp Mini Cooper S and 160-hp Fiat 500 Abarth coming anywhere close.


Ford Driving Skills for Life Wins Italian Education Award; Free Young Driver Training Sessions Start in Europe
Updated Date :10/14/2013 3:25 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford Motor Company has been presented with a prestigious award in Italy in recognition of its contribution to education and social responsibility through Ford Driving Skills for Life, the company’s free training program for young drivers.


Formula Ford’s Scott Wins Road To Indy USA Test Prize
Updated Date :10/14/2013 3:18 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England - Juan Rosso claimed victory in the final Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship race of the British season, but Harrison Scott was the big winner of the day, with the 17-year-old Essex racer confirmed as the Mazda Road To Indy Formula Ford Driver of the Year.


Crazy Cool Customs Fill Ford SEMA Exhibit
Updated Date :10/11/2013 9:04 AM
​DEARBORN - The 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association’s (SEMA) biggest event of the year, the SEMA show which takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center Nov. 5-8, provides a unique opportunity for Ford to build relationships within the customization industry and display creative and innovative ways to take Ford’s already great vehicles to the next level.


Motor City: A Rich History
Updated Date :10/10/2013 7:20 AM
​DEARBORN - For more than a century, the automobile and the city of Detroit have grown up together, each influencing the other. Throughout the highs and lows, the cars and the community have been chronicled at Detroit Historical Museum which is located in the city’s cultural center. One of the stars of the museum’s collection is the 1963 Ford Mustang II concept.


Ken Block Heats up the Pavement in Toronto
Updated Date :10/11/2013 6:44 AM
​TORONTO - Ken Block, professional rally driver, social media sensation and all-around cool guy was heating up the pavement in Toronto recently, helping Ford of Canada launch the all-new Ford Fiesta ST.


Ford MTU Recruitment Team Adventures in Michigan’s Copper Country with MTU Students
Updated Date :10/10/2013 7:13 PM
​DEARBORN – The Michigan Tech (MTU) Recruitment Team decided to Go Further this year by hosting an interactive product experience event prior to the school’s fall career fair.


Ford of Germany Outperforms Market in September
Updated Date :10/11/2013 2:36 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany - Growth in new car and commercial vehicle registrations, plus increased demand from private customers saw Ford outperform the German market in September.


Changan Ford Racing Team Dominates at CTCC 2013 Sixth Stop in Guangdong
Updated Date :10/11/2013 1:45 AM
ZHAOQING, China – The Changan Ford Racing Team recorded a dominating win on the sixth stop of the 2013 China Touring Car Championship (CTCC) in Guangdong, grabbing the top three places to extend its lead in the manufacturer’s standing to 25 points.


Ford Motor Company Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend
Updated Date :10/10/2013 7:27 AM
​DEARBORN – The Board of Directors of Ford Motor Company declared a fourth quarter dividend of $0.10 per share on the company’s outstanding Class B and common stock. This is the same level of dividend paid in the first, second and third quarters of 2013 and double the amount paid in the same quarter last year.


Ford EcoBoost V6 Engine Powers Colin Braun, Michael Shank Racing to New Speed Records at Daytona
Updated Date :10/10/2013 6:36 AM
​DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.– After 26 years, there’s a new King of Speed at Daytona International Speedway. 


Rallying for a Cause
Updated Date :10/9/2013 7:01 AM
​DEARBORN - To kick off the new campaign for the United Way of Southeast Michigan, Mark Fields, Ford chief operating officer, and Bernard Silverstone, chairman and chief executive officer Ford Motor Credit, boarded the Live United bus and travelled to four Ford buildings hosting pep rallies and generating excitement along the way.


Ford Manufacturing Leadership Celebrate 100 Years of Innovation
Updated Date :10/9/2013 1:15 PM
​WAYNE – On Monday, in honor of the 100th anniversary of the moving assembly line, senior manufacturing leadership gathered at Michigan Assembly Plant to remind staff and media of the important role that bold innovation has played, and will continue to play, in the progression of Ford Motor Company.


Lincoln Luxury Uncovered Ad Campaign Launches Today
Updated Date :10/9/2013 10:12 AM
​DEARBORN - Today, The Lincoln Motor Company is launching a new ad campaign – Luxury Uncovered.


Ford China Sales Up 51 Percent in First Three Quarters; Year-to-Date Sales Exceed 600,000 Units
Updated Date :10/9/2013 9:38 AM
​SHANGHAI, China – Ford China’s sales soared with 647,849 wholesale units sold in the first three quarters, an increase of 51 percent compared to the same period last year. Driven by continued strong demand for Ford’s new product lineup in China, September sales increased by 61 percent with 96,111 wholesales sold, compared to 59,570 sold in September last year.


President of The Americas Shares His Thoughts on the Importance of the United Way Mission
Updated Date :10/8/2013 8:17 PM
​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. 


Ford Partners with Avon to ‘Do Something Beautiful’
Updated Date :10/9/2013 4:45 AM
MANILA, Philippines — For the second consecutive year, Ford Philippines will once again join Avon Philippines for their fight against breast cancer through their Kiss Goodbye to Breast Cancer (KGBC) advocacy.


Ford Tops the 2013 J.D. Power Sales Satisfaction Survey
Updated Date :10/9/2013 4:48 AM
MANILA, Philippines Ford Philippines topped the recent 2013 J.D. Power Asia Pacific Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) Study for the Philippines, helping to highlight the Company’s commitment to provide an unmatched customer experience across its expanding network of nationwide Ford dealerships. 


Ford Developing New Automated Parking System that Enables Push-Button Parking
Updated Date :10/9/2013 2:49 AM
​LOMMEL, Belgium – Ford Motor Company is developing a new automated parking technology that could enable drivers to park with only the push of a button from inside or outside of their car.


Ford Develops Test Car That Automatically Steers Around Stopped or Slowing Vehicles or Pedestrians
Updated Date :10/9/2013 2:43 AM
​LOMMEL, Belgium – Ford has revealed a test car equipped with technology that uses automatic steering and braking to avoid collisions with vehicles that are stopped or slowing in the same lane ahead, or to avoid hitting a pedestrian.


Ford Reveals Test Cars That Can Park at the Touch of a Button and Avoid Collisions with Vehicles or Pedestrians
Updated Date :10/9/2013 2:38 AM
​LOMMEL, Belgium – Ford today revealed for the first time technology developed to enable drivers to park at the touch of a button from inside or outside their car; and also a prototype system that uses automatic steering and braking to avoid collisions with vehicles or pedestrians.


Warriors in Pink Model Survival 365 Days Per Year
Updated Date :9/26/2013 10:15 AM
​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
Updated Date :10/7/2013 12:04 PM
​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. 


Ford Motor Company Honored with Two Awards from Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council
Updated Date :10/6/2013 3:58 PM
​DETROIT - Ford Motor Company has been named Corporation of the Year by the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC). Ford was honored for its excellence and commitment to working with and helping to develop and mentor minority business enterprises. This is the fourth year in a row Ford has been honored as Corporation of the Year.


Ford Celebrates 100th Anniversary of the Moving Assembly Line with New Goals for Advanced, Flexible Manufacturing
Updated Date :10/7/2013 10:33 AM
DEARBORN – As today marks the 100th anniversary of the moving assembly line invented by Ford Motor Company under the leadership of Henry Ford, the company is building on its legacy of innovation by expanding advanced manufacturing capabilities and introducing groundbreaking technologies that could revolutionize mass production for decades to come.


Video: 100 Years of the Moving Assembly Line in 100 Seconds
Updated Date :10/7/2013 9:54 AM
DEARBORN - In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the moving assembly line on Oct. 7, 1913, Ford Motor Company spends 100 seconds to showcase the top manufacturing innovations that have kept the line moving into the future.


Video: Inside Ford's Moving Assembly Line
Updated Date :10/7/2013 10:11 AM
DEARBORN - In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the moving assembly line, introduced by Ford Motor Company and led by Henry Ford on October 7th, 1913, the automaker went inside its manufacturing facilities to document the fast-paced and efficient assembly lines producing some of the world's best vehicles. Constructed from more than 24 hours of time-lapsed views inside Ford's Michigan Assembly and Dearborn Truck Plants, Ford showcases the face of manufacturing today and tomorrow.


Game Changer: The Moving Assembly Line
Updated Date :9/10/2013 9:56 AM
​DEARBORN - When Henry Ford began making cars in the early 1900s, “state-of-the-art” manufacturing meant car bodies delivered by horse-drawn carriage, with teams of workers assembling automobiles atop sawhorses.  The teams would rotate from one station to another, doing their part to bring the vehicle together.  Parts deliveries were timed, but often ran late causing pile-ups of workers vying for space and delays in production. Fortunately for the future of industry, these archaic practices came to an end Oct. 7, 1913.


Game Changer: Celebrating 100 Years of the Moving Assembly Line
Updated Date :9/10/2013 10:09 AM
​DEARBORN - On Oct. 7, 2013 Ford will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the innovation that made the largest impact on manufacturing, industry and society as a whole: the moving assembly line.


Ford Extends UK Sales Lead
Updated Date :10/7/2013 2:37 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England – UK Market leader Ford has extended the sales gap over its nearest rival during the bumper September sales month, and through 2013.


Assembly Line Heritage Series: WWII, Switching Gears
Updated Date :10/4/2013 10:00 AM
​DEARBORN - Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, the United States officially joined World War II. From that moment on, American society was forever changed. The needs of the war effort changed society at home, the way we looked at work, the way we utilized resources and the way we manufactured goods. Ford led the charge of what is now known as the Arsenal of Democracy, focusing efforts on building the military equipment our armed forces needed to win the war and the moving assembly line lived at the crux of all the action.


Focus Electric Makes Italian Debut
Updated Date :10/4/2013 10:25 AM
PALERMO, Italy - Ford Focus Electric makes its Italian debut as the star of "No Smog Mobility," which starts today in Palermo.


Jeopardy Game Brings Fun and Learning to Manufacturing
Updated Date :10/1/2013 7:15 AM
DEARBORN - Ford stamping plant leadership gathered recently for a meeting in Dearborn but instead of a regular Ford Production System (FPS) item on the agenda that would have typically been covered with a power point presentation they played a rousing game of Jeopardy.


Ford Celebrates Official Opening of First Myanmar Dealership
Updated Date :10/4/2013 3:22 AM
YANGON, Myanmar — Ford Motor Company today celebrated the grand opening of the first authorized Ford dealership in Myanmar. Located in Yangon, the country’s commercial center, the new state-of-the-art facility officially establishes the presence of the Ford brand and global vehicles in the rapidly developing country.


Ford F-450 Works to Help Spacecraft Chase Dreams
Updated Date :9/30/2013 10:06 AM
EDWARDS, Calif. - The Ford F-450 was called into action recently when Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), a world-class prime systems integrator and electronic systems provider of technology solutions, needed a powerful work vehicle to aid in the testing of its Dream Chaser® spacecraft, a high-tech spacecraft that will replace the retired space shuttle orbiters. In what is a testament to the F-450’s true capabilities, rather than a mere marketing stunt, the truck played a significant role in getting the Dream Chaser ready to compete against two other vehicles for the job of transporting NASA astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS).


Ford in India Wins Twin Honours of Highest Blood Donor in Industrial, IT Segments in Tamil Nadu from Red Cross
Updated Date :10/3/2013 4:45 AM
NEW DELHI, IndiaThe Red Cross Society, Tamil Nadu has recognized Ford in India’s exemplary contributions, awarding the organisation for being the ‘’Highest Voluntary Blood Donor in the Industrial Segment” and the “Highest Voluntary Blood Donor in the Information Technology (IT)  Segment” for the year 2011-12. This is the 13th consecutive year that Ford India has won this honour.


Mastering Big Data Today Leads to Better Business Tomorrow
Updated Date :10/2/2013 10:20 AM
​DEARBORN - Big data has become big business. The ability to capture, store, process and analyze large volumes of data has become critical to the success of any major corporation, which is why big data played a significant role in the Fifth Annual Ford Analytics Conference that was held in the Research and Innovation Center.


Lincoln Brand Pillars: Quality, Design and Personal Service
Updated Date :10/1/2013 7:26 AM
DEARBORN - Quality, Design and Personal Service are the pillars of the Lincoln brand, and they will be at the heart of all communications going forward – both internal and external – as Lincoln continues its reinvention. These pillars are similar in nature to the Ford brand’s Quality, Green, Safe, and Smart pillars.


Ford September U.S. Sales Outpace Industry, Diverse Portfolio Attracts Buyers
Updated Date :10/2/2013 7:22 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford’s U.S. vehicle sales outpaced the industry during the month of September and the company was one of the only major automakers to show significant sales gains last month – up 6 percent versus the same time last year.


September 2013 NAAMSA Retail Sales
Updated Date :10/2/2013 2:39 AM
PRETORIA, South Africa Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) continues to deliver astounding sales results. This despite an industry faced with tough industrial challenges.


Ford to Debut New EcoBoost Race Engine at 2014 24 Hours of Daytona
Updated Date :10/1/2013 7:07 AM
DEARBORN – As part of its continuing strategy to bring product-relevant technology into racing, Ford announced today plans to bring its 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost® racing engine to the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship series.


Ford India Has Record Sales in September
Updated Date :10/1/2013 8:55 AM
​NEW DELHI, India – Ford India sold 14,217 cars in combined domestic wholesales and exports, the best month in its history, despite increasingly challenging market conditions. Ford India's September sales were up 51 percent compared to the same month last year.


GO FURTHER: United Way Giving Campaign Kicks Off Today
Updated Date :10/1/2013 6:10 AM
DEARBORN - Building strong communities everywhere we live and work has always been a part of our DNA at Ford where we Go Further.


Ford Warriors in Pink, 19 Years Strong, Continues as a Symbol of Unity in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
Updated Date :10/1/2013 6:26 AM
DEARBORN - Ford Warriors in Pink® – the program created by Ford Motor Company to raise awareness and funds in the fight against breast cancer – continues its 19-year quest to keep the subject of breast cancer a part of everyday life. This month, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Warriors in Pink and actor Gilles Marini will be in New York City promoting the limited-edition T-shirt Marini created to aid in the fight against the disease.


Ford Explorer Continues to be Hot Commodity
Updated Date :9/24/2013 6:23 AM
​DEARBORN - Since its re-launch in December of 2010, the Ford Explorer continues to generate excitement among consumers.  And that excitement translates into robust sales for Ford.


Meet Gail Wise, the Woman Believed to Be the World’s First Production Ford Mustang Owner
Updated Date :9/25/2013 7:36 AM
DEARBORN - In 1964, Gail Brown was 22 years old and just starting out in the world. The elementary school teacher, then living with her parents and getting to work with her mother’s ’57 Ford Fairlane 500 convertible, yearned for a car of her own. It was the mid-1960s and car culture was in full swing. Whatever car Gail ended up with, it had to be cool, and it had to be a convertible.


Torch Lighting Ceremony Ignites Annual Fundraising Campaign
Updated Date :9/30/2013 7:34 AM
​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.


Ford Sollers Announces Creation of New R&D Center in Russia
Updated Date :9/30/2013 2:56 AM
​MOSCOW, Russia - Ford Sollers, the Ford and Sollers joint venture in Russia formed two years ago, has announced the creation of a new research and development center in Russia.


United Way for Southeastern Michigan Lights Torch to Kick Off $40 Million Community Giving Campaign
Updated Date :9/26/2013 6:53 PM
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.


MyFord Mobile Data Show Ford Plug-Ins Use Enough Electric-Only Miles to Circle World Eight Times – Every Day
Updated Date :9/26/2013 8:08 AM
DEARBORN - Ford plug-in hybrid vehicles rack up enough electric-only miles every day to drive around the earth nearly eight times – a number rapidly increasing as Ford continues investing in infrastructure while exclusive features like MyFord® Mobile help improve driving habits.


Ford Introduces the New Focus in Argentina
Updated Date :9/26/2013 1:13 PM
​MENDOZA, Argentina – Ford presented the New Focus’ complete lineup for the press at an event in Mendoza, Argentina. The four-day event is going to be attended by 230 South American journalists and online influencers and includes the Sedan and the Hatch models’ test-drive - both introduced in two engine and catalog versions, created in order to meet the consumers' different profiles.


Ford Acquires Software Company Livio to Further Advance In-Car Connectivity Leadership
Updated Date :9/26/2013 11:34 AM
​Ford today announced it will acquire Livio, a Ferndale, Mich.-based software development startup. The move will further extend Ford’s ability to meet consumers’ growing demand for safe, seamless access to the electronic content they love while in their vehicles.


Ford Government and Community Relations Group Vice President Provides Update on TPP
Updated Date :9/26/2013 10:30 AM
DEARBORN - At Ford, we continue to be a strong supporter of free trade. It is the foundation of our business. As 21st century trade agreements are negotiated, we believe they must reflect high standards and address the real barriers in the marketplace, of which the most prominent and serious is currency manipulation.


European Edition: Mustang Man
Updated Date :9/26/2013 8:19 AM
COLOGNE, Germany - First Mustang Club of Germany is one of the largest clubs outside of the United States. Club president Ralf Wurm bought his first Mustang 30 years ago at the age of 18, and the self-described Mustang Man currently drives a 1969 Shelby GT500.


2015 Ford F-Series Super Duty Features Improved Power Stroke Diesel, Stronger F-450, Revamped King Ranch Edition
Updated Date :9/25/2013 6:33 AM
DALLAS – Ford, America’s truck leader, introduces the 2015 F-Series Super Duty lineup today at State Fair of Texas, featuring a second-generation 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 turbo diesel engine; increased towing capabilities; and a refreshed, Texas-inspired King Ranch model.


Collaboration with Universities Gives Ford Competitive Edge
Updated Date :9/24/2013 6:12 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Motor Company’s collaboration with top-tier universities across the globe enhances the world-class expertise within the company and helps give Ford a competitive edge.


Ford Installs 500,000th 6.7-Liter Power Stroke V8 Turbocharged Diesel Engine
Updated Date :9/25/2013 6:09 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Ford, America’s truck leader, announced the installation of its 500,000th 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 turbocharged diesel engine, which went into a new 2014 Ford Super Duty F-350 Lariat pickup truck. The engine was installed yesterday at Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville.


New High-Roof Ford Transit Custom Now Available to Order
Updated Date :9/25/2013 4:30 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford has announced a new high-roof version of the Transit Custom one-tonne commercial vehicle offering 20 per cent more load volume than the low-roof model is now available to order in Europe for delivery later this year.


Export & Growth Helps Feed the Hungry During Global Week of Caring
Updated Date :9/24/2013 11:02 AM
DEARBORN – Ford Export and Growth employees in Allen Park joined colleagues from around E&G and across the world for the eighth annual Global Week of Caring.


Ford Warriors in Pink Unites with Actor Gilles Marini in Its Ongoing Fight Against Breast Cancer
Updated Date :9/24/2013 7:46 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Warriors in Pink®, the Ford Motor Company program that raises awareness and funds in the fight against breast cancer, has joined with actor Gilles Marini to create a limited-edition T-shirt to add to the 2013 Warriors in Pink collection. A full 100 percent of the net proceeds from the T-shirt go to the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation, dedicated to finding the cause of breast cancer in order to eliminate the disease and create a world without it. Retailing for $20, the T-shirt can be purchased now at www.fordcares.com.


Ford Celebrates 20 Years of Mondeo
Updated Date :9/24/2013 3:43 AM
COLOGNE, Germany - It helped pioneer standard airbags. James Bond took it for a spin. And it came to define a whole voting class in Britain.


Kansas City Assembly Plant Welcomes President Obama
Updated Date :9/23/2013 11:48 AM
CLAYCOMO, Mo. – Ford Motor Company’s Kansas City Assembly Plant (KCAP) welcomed President Barack Obama Friday as he visited the plant with positive remarks about the company. This noteworthy visit comes after the $1.1 billion investment Ford made to the facility over the last two years, which brought a surge of upgrades to the plant and provided an influx of jobs to the Kansas City community.


1966 Ford Mustang Mach I Concept
Updated Date :8/30/2013 12:08 PM
​DEARBORN - In late 1966, Ford designers prepared a Mustang concept to preview some of the design updates coming for the 1969 model. The Mustang Mach I was a two-seat fastback with a very aggressive looking chopped roof profile. Each of the rear pillars featured a flip-open racing-style gas cap while larger than normal air-scoops dominated the flanks. The sloped rear end included a hatchback, a feature that wouldn’t appear on a production model until the 1974 Mustang II.


Lincoln Motor Company to Collaborate with Vanity Fair, Film Independent on Film Project
Updated Date :9/18/2013 6:38 AM
​DEARBORN - The Lincoln Motor Company announces a collaboration with Vanity Fair and Film Independent to celebrate The Lincoln Reimagine Project™. The project involves creating a series of original short films reimagining the classic Hollywood themes of screwball comedy, ’70s road heist and thriller-noir.


Issues Escalation Process Gives Strong Voice to People on Plant Floor
Updated Date :9/19/2013 10:11 AM
​DEARBORN - It’s important for all those working in Ford manufacturing plants throughout the globe to recognize that there is a standardized Issues Escalation process in place to ensure that their voices are heard when they have an issue related to safety, quality or flow that needs to be resolved. 


The Changing Role of the Process Coach
Updated Date :9/19/2013 10:17 AM
​DEARBORN - As the new team structure continues to be implemented at Ford plants throughout North America, Process Coaches – formerly Supervisors – are settling into their new roles.


Ford Focus 1.0-litre EcoBoost Travels 1,600 km on One Tank of Petrol
Updated Date :9/23/2013 2:54 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany - A Ford Focus powered by the award-winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine has covered more than 1,600 kilometres (1,000 miles) on a single tank of fuel; a feat eco-drivers Knut Wilthil and Henrik Borchgrevink are claiming as a new benchmark.


Ford Mustang is Voted Europe’s Most-Wanted Classic
Updated Date :9/23/2013 2:45 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – The Ford Mustang is Europe’s most desirable classic car, according to a survey of more than 75,000 users of online car portal AutoScout24.


Driven by New Growth Momentum: Changan Ford Achieves Record 2 Million Sales
Updated Date :9/22/2013 12:56 AM
CHONGQING, China — Changan Ford Automobile, (CAF), Ford’s joint venture in China, recently achieved another significant milestone: the sale of its 2 millionth car.


A Commitment to Global Rallycross Meant Full Domination for Ford After Clinching a Third Manufacturers’ Championship at X Games LA
Updated Date :9/18/2013 9:18 AM
​DEARBORN  - The 1-2 finish by Toomas Heikkinen and Tanner Foust at X Games LA earned Ford a third consecutive Manufacturers’ Championship in Global Rallycross, making history by clinching with three rounds left in the season.


Investment Gives Oakville Assembly a Bright Future
Updated Date :9/19/2013 3:44 PM
​OAKVILLE, ON - Ford, Canada’s top-selling automaker, is investing C$700 million at its Oakville Assembly plant, solidifying Ford’s commitment to Canadian manufacturing and securing 2,800 jobs.


Carroll Shelby: King of the Road
Updated Date :9/19/2013 8:26 AM
​DEARBORN - For nearly 50 years, the name Shelby has been synonymous with high-performance Ford Mustangs. When Mustang first hit the streets in April 1964, it was stylish, affordable and fun to drive. But it wasn’t until Carroll Shelby revealed the first GT350 early the next year that Mustang really developed a hard-core performance reputation.


Moving Assembly Line Heritage Series: Preparation
Updated Date :9/13/2013 4:29 PM
​DEARBORN - Leading up to the initial use of Ford’s moving assembly line, which took place on Oct. 7, 1913, teams of engineers first tried to perfect the art of timing to guarantee a consistent flow of parts and sub-assemblies to the main assembly line.


Ford’s $700 Million Investment at Oakville Solidifies 2,800 Jobs to Meet Global Customer Demand
Updated Date :9/18/2013 7:33 PM
​OAKVILLE, Ontario – Ford Motor Company, Canada’s top-selling automaker, is investing C$700 million at its Oakville Assembly plant, securing more than 2,800 jobs and expanding its manufacturing capability to meet surging global demand.


Ford Volunteers Embrace Community Needs During Ford Global Week of Caring
Updated Date :9/18/2013 7:48 PM
​DEARBORN - Producing innovative, stylish and exciting automobiles is a labor of love for Ford Motor Company employees. And so is creating a better world.


Ford Supports Smart Vehicle Mobility at the Indonesia International Motor Show
Updated Date :9/19/2013 5:15 AM
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Anticipating the rapid growth of vehicles occupying the streets across Indonesia, the auto industry players are increasingly looking at introducing more innovative technologies to the country that will help reduce vehicle fuel consumption and lower emissions.


Ford Honoured at National Apprenticeship Awards
Updated Date :9/19/2013 2:24 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England – Ford and its national dealer network have been announced as the South East of England regional winner for the Macro Employer of the Year category in the National Apprenticeship Awards 2013.


Ford’s North American Leadership Team Goes Further during Global Week of Caring
Updated Date :9/18/2013 6:15 AM
​DETROIT - Each year, Ford Motor Company participates in a Global Week of Caring where employees have the unique opportunity to step up and go further by making a difference in communities around the globe.


New Ford Special Service Police Sedan with 2.0-Liter EcoBoost Expected to Achieve Best-in-Class Fuel Efficiency
Updated Date :9/18/2013 7:34 AM
​DEARBORN - At the request of law enforcement agencies looking to reduce fuel costs, Ford is launching a non-pursuit-rated “special service police” sedan using the 2.0-liter EcoBoost® engine that produces 240 horsepower and 270 lb.-ft. of torque. The special service police vehicle will combine the durability of Ford’s Police


Asia-Pacific and RMA Cambodia Break Ground for School Library as Part of Global Week of Caring
Updated Date :9/18/2013 7:13 AM
​PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Ford Motor Company and long-time dealer partner, RMA Cambodia are going further during the ninth annual Ford Global Week of Caring. Asia-Pacific Business Development Manager David Loflin organized the event to build a new library for the students of the Koh Thom Primary School, located in the Sdok Bravek community in rural western Cambodia. More than 40 volunteers from Ford and RMA Cambodia attended the ground breaking ceremony and participated in the initial construction of the library.


Ford and Triple J Motors Rejuvenate Retirement Home as Part of Global Week of Caring
Updated Date :9/18/2013 7:26 AM
​AGANA, Guam – Ford Motor Company and long-time dealer partner Triple J Automotive are making a world of difference during the ninth annual Ford Global Week of Caring. Thirty-five Triple J employees donated their time to repaint and clean up the Guam Trankilidat Retirement Home.


2,000 Ford Employees Unite during 8th Annual Ford Global Week of Caring
Updated Date :9/18/2013 4:56 AM
PRETORIA, South Africa — About 12,000 employees joined together last week to tackle more than 200 community projects on six continents during the eighth annual Ford Global Week of Caring.


Go Further: Spanish Employees Support Local Charity
Updated Date :9/17/2013 10:18 AM
MADRID, Spain - Eighty Ford of Spain and Ford Financial employees took part in a Volunteer Day last week improving facilities at the  APASCOVI Foundation, an organisation which provides education for mentally disabled children.


Ford’s Robert Brown to Be Inducted into Wayne State’s College of Engineering Hall of Fame
Updated Date :9/17/2013 12:32 PM
​DEARBORN - Robert Brown, Ford Motor Company vice president of sustainability, environment and safety engineering, will be inducted into Wayne State University’s College of Engineering Hall of Fame.


Ford Breaks Ground for New Electromagnetic Compatibility Facility
Updated Date :9/16/2013 11:36 AM
​ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Ford recently held a formal groundbreaking ceremony for a new state-of-the-art Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) facility, to be located adjacent to the company’s Driveability Test Facility in Allen Park, Mich.


Go Further: Employee Supports Village in Ethiopia
Updated Date :9/16/2013 5:49 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany - In Menjikso Tade, a small village in the Ethiopian highlands, there are no cars, but there is a Ford logo.


Ford Builds Two Millionth EcoBoost Engine as Consumer Demand Grows in Markets Worldwide
Updated Date :9/16/2013 11:49 AM
​DEARBORN – Ford Motor Company today celebrates a manufacturing milestone for its fuel-saving EcoBoost engines: Two million have been produced globally since the 2009 launch of the engine line.


EV Charge Network to Benefit Employees
Updated Date :9/16/2013 12:45 PM
​DEARBORN - @Ford Online had the opportunity to sit down with Mike Tinskey, global director, Vehicle Electrification Infrastructure, and discuss the employee electric vehicle charging network.


President Obama to Visit Ford Kansas City Assembly Plant
Updated Date :9/16/2013 7:54 AM
​KANSAS CITY - The White House confirmed that President Obama will visit the Ford Kansas City Assembly Plant on Friday, Sept. 20.


Ford Motor Company to Auction Prototype of the 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet for National Multiple Sclerosis Society at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas
Updated Date :9/16/2013 6:41 AM
​LAS VEGAS - Ford Motor Company will join Barrett-Jackson Auction Company among the Las Vegas lights from Sept. 26-28, 2013 to sell the star of the show – a one-of-a-kind prototype of the NHRA competition-ready 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet. The Cobra Jet will be sold at no reserve on Saturday, Sept. 28, with proceeds benefiting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.


Ford Mustangs That Never Were
Updated Date :8/29/2013 7:36 AM
​DEARBORN - The process of designing and developing new cars is time consuming and costly. You don’t want to commit to investing hundreds of millions of dollars without seriously considering a lot of alternatives. Over the past five decades, Ford designers and engineers have drawn, built and tested countless cars that might have carried the Mustang galloping pony badge. Only a fraction of those have ever actually made it to production. We’ve dug into the Ford archives to find some of the cars that didn’t make it, so you can ponder what might have been.


Ford Launches Electric Vehicle Charging Network for Employees; Customers Log 30 Million All-Electric Miles
Updated Date :9/16/2013 6:26 AM
​DEARBORN - More Ford employees soon will be able to drive to work entirely on electricity, thanks to a new workplace charging network being installed at nearly every Ford facility in the U.S. and Canada.


Neuville Takes Second Down Under
Updated Date :9/16/2013 2:46 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England - Thierry Neuville continued his impressive run of form in the Fiesta RS WRC by seizing his sixth podium and fourth consecutive runner-up spot of 2013 at Rally Australia.


Ford Celebrates Big Hispanic Heritage Month
Updated Date :9/13/2013 10:09 AM
​DEARBORN - The company has joined PBS to support their landmark three-part, six-hour documentary series LATINO AMERICANS as a major corporate funder. Ford’s underwriting of this program, the first major documentary series for television to chronicle the rich history and experiences of Latinos in the United States will feature Ford’s Spanish-language campaign, ‘Si todo fuera como un Ford’ (If Everything Was Like a Ford) launched Earlier in 2013.


Ford Announces Senior Leadership Team Changes
Updated Date :9/13/2013 7:07 AM
​DEARBORN  – Ford Motor Company today is announcing a series of changes within its senior leadership team to continue delivering the company’s One Ford plan for profitable growth.


All-New Kuga Awarded Five Stars for Safety by China NCAP
Updated Date :9/12/2013 10:30 PM
CHONGQING, China — The all-new Ford Kuga continues to deliver on safety standards.


Ford Volunteers Join Weekend Walkathon in Shanghai; Give Children of Migrant School a New Library
Updated Date :9/12/2013 9:20 PM
SHANGHAI, China – Ford volunteers are walking further into the community during this year’s Global Week of Caring (GWC). Dressed in Blue Oval t-shirts, a group of more than 400 Ford employees and their families joined a charity walk last Saturday in Thames Town, a major residential area on the outskirts of Shanghai.


Ford and American Humane Association Remind Pickup Truck Drivers: Dogs Ride Inside
Updated Date :9/12/2013 6:22 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford and the American Humane Association have teamed up in a new pet safety campaign to remind pickup truck drivers that dogs should never ride in the bed of a pickup truck. Called “Dogs Ride Inside,” the campaign reminds all drivers that simple, basic actions can prevent serious injury or death while transporting a beloved family pet.


Mustang II: The Unsung Hero
Updated Date :9/12/2013 6:27 AM
​DEARBORN - Forty years ago this fall, Ford introduced an all-new second generation Mustang. At 19 inches shorter and 500 pounds lighter than the 1973 model it replaced, it was a radical departure. Mustang II was more of a return to the premise of the original 1965 model, light, nimble and affordable.


Ford Asia Pacific Employees Come Together for Global Week of Caring
Updated Date :9/11/2013 11:15 PM
SHANGHAI, China – Ford employees across the Asia Pacific region are doing their part to build a better world this week.


Ford Names James P. Hackett and John C. Lechleiter to Board of Directors
Updated Date :9/11/2013 8:39 AM
​DEARBORN – Ford Motor Company announced today the election of James P. Hackett and John C. Lechleiter to the company’s board of directors. Hackett’s appointment is effective immediately, while Lechleiter will join the board Oct. 1.


Strong Customer Demand Drives Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Sales to New Heights
Updated Date :9/11/2013 1:06 PM
​DEARBORN - Ford F-150 SVT Raptor, the ultimate high-performance off-road pickup truck, continues to find new fans and sales success.


Ford Sollers Wins Prestigious Russian Award
Updated Date :9/11/2013 3:47 AM
MOSCOW– Ford Sollers has received a special award inscribed: “For success in the development of the Russian market.”


Peter Lawson Retires After 35 Years with Ford
Updated Date :9/11/2013 12:17 AM
South Africa — Peter Lawson, Vice President Operations, South Africa, has elected to retire from the Company.


Ford Sales And Market Share Increase In Europe In August
Updated Date :9/10/2013 2:21 AM
FRANKFURT, Germany – Ford’s European sales in August again outpaced the overall industry in a traditionally slower month, driven by strong demand for the B-MAX, Kuga and Transit Custom.​


Fast Fiestas Head Down Under
Updated Date :9/9/2013 4:41 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England - Following a brief interlude on asphalt, this week sees the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) make a return to gravel at one of Ford and M-Sport’s favourite hunting grounds – Coates hire Rally Australia.


Transit Connect Wins ‘International Van of the Year 2014’
Updated Date :9/9/2013 1:23 PM
​MOSCOW  – The Transit Connect has been named “International Van of the Year 2014” at the COMTRANS commercial vehicle exhibition in Moscow as Ford became the first single manufacturer to win the award for two consecutive years.


10,000 Ford Volunteers Unite for their Communities During Eighth Annual Ford Global Week of Caring
Updated Date :9/9/2013 11:41 AM
​DEARBORN – About 10,000 members of the Ford Volunteer Corps are joining together to tackle more than 200 projects on six continents during the eighth annual Ford Global Week of Caring.


Alan Mulally Unveils All-New Ford S MAX Concept and Delivers Keynote Address at IFA Show
Updated Date :9/6/2013 2:48 AM
BERLIN, Germany - Ford President and CEO Alan Mulally has unveiled the all-new S MAX Concept vehicle to the world for the first time at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin.


From Sketch to Production - The Evolution of the Ford Mustang Badge
Updated Date :8/27/2013 7:11 AM
​DEARBORN - During the process of designing the new sporty car that would eventually become the 1965 Ford Mustang, the various design proposals went under many names including Avanti, Allegro and Torino. Even the design by Gale Halderman that was chosen as the basis for the production model was originally called Cougar until the Mustang name was chosen.


Ford Reveals New S-MAX Concept and All-New Mondeo Vignale Concept
Updated Date :9/9/2013 1:17 AM
FRANKFURT, Germany – Ford Motor Company will reveal at the Frankfurt Motor Show its vision for a future sport activity vehicle, the new Ford S-MAX Concept, and also unveil the all-new Ford Mondeo Vignale Concept, a preview of the unique upscale Vignale product and ownership experience that will launch in Europe in 2015.


Ford Returned to Investment Grade by Standard and Poor’s
Updated Date :9/6/2013 9:54 AM
​Today, Ford received an investment grade rating BBB- with stable outlook from the Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P). This is the final nationally recognized ratings agency to upgrade Ford to an investment grade credit rating.


Ford Delivers Best August Hybrid Sales Ever with C-MAX Energi and Fusion Energi Achieving Record Sales
Updated Date :9/5/2013 3:07 PM
​DEARBORN - Ford delivered its best August electrified vehicle sales ever with more than 8,292 sales, up 288 percent over the same period a year ago. August marks the 11th consecutive month that Ford has achieved electrified vehicle sales records.


Restomod Mustangs: The Hipsters of Cars are Vintage on the Outside but All-New on the Inside
Updated Date :8/30/2013 11:14 AM
​DEARBORN – We’ve all seen hipsters hanging out at the local coffee shop. They look cool and vintage on the outside, even as they  constantly check social timelines and post selfies with their smartphones. Restomod Ford Mustangs are the hipsters of the automotive world.


New Need for Speed Star to Debut at 'Get Your Heart Racing' Pit Party
Updated Date :9/5/2013 12:41 PM
​DETROIT - A dazzling, high-powered and soon-to-be-famous movie star will make its Michigan debut at Henry Ford Health Systems’ “Get Your Heart Racing” Pit Party benefit dinner and auction at Eastern Market’s Shed 3 on Friday, Sept. 13.   


Ford Setting the Pace in Buoyant UK Market
Updated Date :9/6/2013 6:02 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England – Ford continues to motor strongly in the buoyant UK market.


Focus Electric Now on Sale in the UK
Updated Date :9/6/2013 2:54 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England - The Ford Focus Electric is now on sale in the UK, complementing the company’s awards-winning line-up of fuel efficient petrol and diesel powered vehicles.


Ford Doubles German Production Capacity of 1.0-litre EcoBoost Engine
Updated Date :9/5/2013 8:47 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany - Ford is boosting production capacity of the award-winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine to meet European demand by doubling the output from its Cologne, Germany, engine plant to more than 1,000 engines a day.


Ford China Tops Records for Fourth Consecutive Month; August Sales Up 46 Percent, 2013 Sales Exceed 500,000 Units
Updated Date :9/5/2013 6:17 AM
​SHANGHAI, China – Setting monthly sales records for its fourth time in a row, Ford sold 71,183 wholesale units in August, an increase of 46 percent compared to the same period last year. From January to August, Ford sold 551,738 wholesale vehicles in China, up 50 percent from January to August 2012.


Consumers Make August a Strong Retail Sales Month for Ford
Updated Date :9/5/2013 6:28 AM
​DEARBORN - “Sales were propelled higher again in August by the consumer,” said Ford U.S. Sales Analyst Erich Merkle, referring to the company’s robust August retail sales figures, which surged to their highest levels since 2006. 


SYNC AppLink Mobile Applications Catalog Comes to Europe
Updated Date :9/5/2013 2:40 AM
BERLIN, Germany – The all-new Ford AppLink Mobile Applications Catalog is coming to Europe to support the SYNC AppLink feature, Ford announced today at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin.


Ford Sells EcoSport Limited Edition SUV for Europe Through Facebook®
Updated Date :9/4/2013 9:01 AM
BERLIN, Germany – Ford announced today at IFA 2013 that it will kick off the sale of its new Ford EcoSport on Facebook® with a special limited edition version of the small smart utility vehicle. 


Ford South Africa Sales Rise 67% in August as EcoSport Launched
Updated Date :9/4/2013 5:33 AM
PRETORIA, South Africa — Ford sales continued to grow rapidly in August. Strong sales of the versatile Ranger and the all-new EcoSport urban SUV pushed total retail sales up 67% from a year earlier to 5,433 units.


Ford India to Accelerate Export Strategy to Meet Rising Demand
Updated Date :9/4/2013 4:57 AM
NEW DELHI, India — Ford Motor Company announced today an accelerated export strategy in India to adapt to the country’s changing market conditions and strong global demand for small cars and sport utility vehicles. 


Ford Introduces Unique ‘Vignale’ Product and Ownership Experience in Europe
Updated Date :9/4/2013 1:07 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany - Ford Motor Company today said it plans to launch a unique upscale product and ownership experience in Europe called Vignale.


Ford UK Recognised For Outstanding Achievement in Low Carbon Transport
Updated Date :9/4/2013 2:34 AM
​BRENTWOOD, England – Ford of Britain’s long-term commitment to lowering carbon emissions has been recognised by an award from the UK’s Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP).


Ford Expands Services in Cambodia, Launches New Quick Lane and Quick Parts Facilities
Updated Date :9/3/2013 10:06 AM
​PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Ford Motor Company recently launched an all-new Quick Lane service center in Cambodia in the Pochentong area and its second Quick Parts facility in Toulkok.


Interns Leave Ford with Valuable Experience, Memories
Updated Date :8/28/2013 5:36 PM
​DEARBORN - Another group of interns has come and gone but the experiences they had with Ford Motor Company will hopefully last a lifetime.


Ford India Sales Holds Steady at 11,065 Vehicles in August
Updated Date :9/3/2013 6:04 AM
​NEW DELHI, India – Despite challenging economic conditions, Ford India sales held steady at 11,065 vehicles in combined monthly domestic wholesales and exports in August 2013. The company had sold 10,352 cars during August 2012, recording a 7 per cent increase in August this year.


Kuga Goes on Tour in Ireland
Updated Date :9/3/2013 1:16 AM
​DUBLIN, Ireland – Ford’s new Kuga played a key role helping to document National Heritage Week in Ireland recently.


Ford to Offer Three Electrified Vehicles in Europe by 2014
Updated Date :9/2/2013 2:39 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany - Ford will offer a choice of three distinct electric vehicles in its European showrooms by 2014 to complement its line-up of fuel efficient petrol and diesel powered vehicles.


Flat Rock Assembly Celebrates First U.S. -Built Ford Fusions
Updated Date :8/30/2013 9:02 AM
​FLAT ROCK, Mich. - The excitement was unmistakable Thursday as the first U.S.-built Ford Fusions rolled off the line at Ford’s Flat Rock Assembly Plant (FRAP), the culmination of a year in planning, $555 million worth of investment and several months’ worth of training 1,400 new employees.


Collectable Corner: Ad-Art
Updated Date :8/30/2013 6:27 AM
​DEARBORN - Since the earliest days of Ford Motor Company, advertising has been a part of our story. 


Cultural Awareness Seminar Focuses on South Korea
Updated Date :8/28/2013 9:34 PM
​DEARBORN – With record-setting sales every month, South Korea is poised to play a major role within Ford Export and Growth (E&G). As the business continues to grow, an increasing number of E&G employees will likely be interacting with Korean colleagues – often for the first time.


1,400 New Ford Employees Kick Off U.S. Production of Fusion to Meet Surging Customer Demand
Updated Date :8/28/2013 5:59 PM
​FLAT ROCK, Mich. – Supported by 1,400 new employees, the new Ford Fusion will roll off the line at Flat Rock Assembly Plant today, marking the first time the popular car has been built in the United States.


Ford S-MAX Concept Evolves Unique White Space Appeal with Beautifully Crafted Design and Smart Technology
Updated Date :8/28/2013 2:46 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford Motor Company today revealed the new Ford S MAX Concept, a new sport activity vehicle that takes the style-without-compromise ethos of the popular current S-MAX to new levels with a sharper design, advanced technology, and premium craftsmanship.  


Ford Introduces First Bacon-Wrapped Car, Satisfying Even the Most Insatiable Appetite
Updated Date :8/28/2013 8:56 AM
​DEARBORN - Bacon has been a cornerstone of cuisine since ancient Rome. In recent years the cured meat has transformed from a food to a lifestyle – inspiring everything from medical supplies to plush toys. Now, with International Bacon Day just around the corner, Ford is savoring the salty side dish with the introduction of what is believed to be the first bacon-wrapped car – a 2014 Ford Fiesta.


Kuga Named SA’s Best SUV by Women on Wheels
Updated Date :8/28/2013 4:14 AM
PRETORIA, South Africa – Women on Wheels (WOW), published by Associated Magazines, recently named the Ford Kuga the best compact SUV in South Africa as part of its 2013 WOW Women’s Car of the Year Awards (WCOTY). 


The First Generation Ford Mustang – From Sketch to Production
Updated Date :8/27/2013 7:55 AM
​DEARBORN - In early 1961 a group of Ford Motor Company engineers, designers, product planners, marketers and executives began a series of off-site meetings at the Fairlane Inn in Dearborn, Mich. The goal was to formulate a response to the rapidly changing demographics of the American automotive market. The first wave of the post-war baby boom was coming of age and these younger drivers wanted something different from what their parents wanted.


First Myanmar Ford Vehicle Technicians Return from RMA Academy Training in Thailand
Updated Date :8/27/2013 6:42 AM
​YANGON, Myanmar – Since the announcement of Ford representation in Myanmar in April, dealership technicians, sales and service employees have begun receiving training resources and developing their technical expertise. 


Ford Helps Businesses Design Ultimate ‘Billboard on Wheels’ Through New Custom Graphics Tool
Updated Date :8/27/2013 6:18 AM
​DEARBORN - Entrepreneurs and businesses that want to develop the ultimate “billboard on wheels” now have access to Ford’s redesigned custom vehicle graphics site, www.fordcommercialgraphics.com.


E&G Dealers Mark 110th Year of Ford ‘Putting the World on Wheels’
Updated Date :8/27/2013 6:55 AM
​BANGKOK – Iconic Ford images were on display as dealers across Export and Growth’s (E&G) Asia-Pacific region created Ford Heritage Month to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the founding of Ford Motor Company and the 150th anniversary of the birth of Henry Ford.


Ford Explorer Taking Volunteers on a Challenging Expedition from West China to Nepal
Updated Date :8/26/2013 9:53 PM
​SHANGHAI, China – Ford’s all-new Explorer is taking a group of adventurers on a challenging journey across western China to Nepal. Joining forces with CBN Weekly, a major Chinese business journal, Ford is the vehicle sponsor of the expedition, which aims to promote cultural diversity and raise people’s awareness of the rich cultural heritage around the world.


Ford Appoints Jim Benintende to Lead Operations in Middle East and Africa
Updated Date :8/26/2013 9:14 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford Motor Company today announced the appointment of Jim Benintende to the newly-created position of president, Ford Middle East and Africa.


Technology Helps Fiesta Outsell Competitive Subcompacts as Ford Sees Fastest Share Growth Among Millennials
Updated Date :8/23/2013 10:15 AM
​DEARBORN - Fiesta was first of a wave of new global products from Ford that has helped the company turn the tables on imports in the United States, with increasing sales and a pace of millennial market share growth that soon could make Ford the top auto brand for young buyers.


You Decide: Best Music Video Appearance by Mustang
Updated Date :8/21/2013 9:51 AM
​DEARBORN - The MTV Video Music Awards are upon us (Aug. 25), but sadly, "Most Appearances in a Music Video by a Car" isn’t an official award category.  If it were, the winner would undoubtedly be Ford’s Mustang as evidenced by the more than 100 video listings at Mustang IMDb, a website that tracks Mustang’s film, TV and music video appearances.


B-MAX Is European Best-seller
Updated Date :8/21/2013 7:51 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – The B-MAX was the best-selling small multi-activity vehicle in Europe for the first half of 2013, based on Ford’s analysis of Polk registration data.


The Dirt on Ford’s New 3D Dirt Detection Technology: There Isn’t Any
Updated Date :8/21/2013 12:15 PM
​DEARBORN – Here’s the dirt on Ford’s new paint technology: There isn’t any.


Ford Asia Pacific AppLink Team Wins Excellence Award in Baidu 36-Hour Hackathon
Updated Date :8/21/2013 11:29 PM
​​SHANGHAI, China - Ford Asia Pacific’s AppLink team recently won the Excellence Award during a 36-hour hackathon organized by Baidu, China’s biggest search engine service provider.


Ford Studies Space Robots for Connected Vehicle Communications
Updated Date :8/21/2013 6:17 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford is studying communications between space robots and Earth to enhance future applications of the connected car communications protocol. The research furthers the company’s commitment to industry leadership in the development of connected vehicle communications to help reduce traffic congestion and aid in the advancement of emergency vehicle communication methods.


Ford Mustang Introduced by Lee Iacocca at the 1964 World's Fair
Updated Date :8/20/2013 7:43 AM
​NEW YORK CITY - On April 13, 1964, more than 125 members of the media gathered at the Ford Pavilion at the New York World's Fair for a preview of the cars that would be on display. Then-Ford Motor Company Vice President Lee Iacocca delivered a speech that discussed the emerging market of younger drivers born in the years after World War II.


Ford Lio Ho Celebrates All-New Kuga Job One in Taiwan
Updated Date :8/21/2013 1:13 AM
CHUNG Li, Taiwan – Ford Lio Ho, Ford’s joint venture in Taiwan, has celebrated its first all-new Ford Kuga rolling-off the line at its manufacturing plant.


Logano Victory Nets Big Trophy for Ford
Updated Date :8/20/2013 11:39 AM
​BROOKLYN, Mich. - At 30 pounds, the new Michigan Heritage trophy is heavy. No one with Ford Racing seemed to mind.


Hot-Selling Ford Police Interceptor Utility Vehicle Now Offers 365-Horsepower EcoBoost Engine
Updated Date :8/20/2013 8:04 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford today announced police agencies will soon be able to order a Ford Police Interceptor utility vehicle with the 365-horsepower 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V6.


Silverton Assembly Plant Dedicated to Nelson Mandela
Updated Date :8/20/2013 5:57 AM
​PRETORIA, South Africa - The Silverton Assembly plant in Pretoria has formally dedicated its Technical Training Centre in honour of Nelson Mandela. Dave Schoch (President Asia Pacific), Stephen Odell (President Europe, Middle East and Africa),  and Jeff Nemeth (President and CEO South Africa), headed the event held at the end of July  and were joined by Union representatives from Ford, Silverton for the unveiling of a special plaque that honours the former South African president and legendary leader for his dedicated service to the people of SA in their struggle for freedom.


Ford Kuga Wows Millions on Chinese Idol Stage
Updated Date :8/20/2013 5:25 AM
SHANGHAI, China — Ford is driving its smart SUV, the new Ford Kuga, to the center stage of China’s largest and most watched reality TV show. Partnering with China Dragon TV channel, Changan Ford, Ford’s joint venture in China, has become the exclusive title sponsor for Chinese Idol, the Chinese version of the hugely successful American Idol program.


Big Win Puts Logano in Chase Contention
Updated Date :8/19/2013 6:15 AM
​BROOKLYN, Mich. - After three caution flags in the first 13 laps of Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400, it looked like a long day was on top for all involved. The day ended up finishing just how Ford Racing had hoped, however, as Joey Logano drove to victory, his first of the season, outlasting Mark Martin and Kevin Harvick down the stretch.


Higher Specification Kuga Launched in UK
Updated Date :8/19/2013 4:33 AM
​BRENTWOOD England – Ford of Britain has announced a new, high-specification, luxury version of the Kuga - the Titanium X Sport.


Changan Ford Senior R&D Manager Nancy Smith Honored with 2012 Chongqing Friendship Award
Updated Date :8/15/2013 9:49 PM
​CHONGQING, China — Nancy Smith, senior R&D manager at Changan Ford Automotive (CAF) Technology Development Center, has recently become the first international employee of the company to receive the “2012 Chongqing Friendship Award”, the top honor granted to an expatriate expert by the Chongqing government.


Ford Upgrades 2014 C-MAX Hybrid for Better Fuel Economy, Changes 2013 Label to Improve Customer Satisfaction
Updated Date :8/15/2013 4:18 PM
​DEARBORN – Underscoring its commitment to fuel economy leadership, Ford Motor Company today said it is upgrading the 2014 Ford C-MAX Hybrid, which will go on sale in December. The company also is changing the way it tests and labels the 2013 C-MAX Hybrid for fuel economy to better match performance and improve customer satisfaction.


Lincoln Previews Black Label Collection: A Blend of Design and Personal Experience
Updated Date :8/15/2013 6:22 AM
​PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – Today Lincoln Motor Company previewed Lincoln Black Label – a new and higher level expression of the brand’s design, craftsmanship, and personal service and experience – at Pebble Beach.


Specially Selected Design Team Brings Lincoln Black Label Collection to Life
Updated Date :8/15/2013 7:26 AM
​PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – Understanding the needs of luxury clients and meeting them with innovative new vehicles and personal experiences fuels the reinvention of Lincoln. As another important element to grow and highlight the brand, Lincoln is previewing Black Label - a combination of sumptuous product with a warm and personal experience that can transcend the expectations of the most discriminating luxury buyer.


Center Stage
Updated Date :8/15/2013 7:20 AM
​DEARBORN - Lincoln MKZ features the Center Stage theme with Black Tie exterior and Jet Black with Foxfire Red accents interior.


Modern Heritage
Updated Date :8/15/2013 7:22 AM
​DEARBORN - Lincoln MKZ feautures the Modern Heritage theme with Confidential White tri-coat exterior with Vianca interior.


Indulgence
Updated Date :8/15/2013 7:24 AM
​DEARBORN - Lincoln MKZ features the Indulgence theme with Chroma Couture exterior and Truffle interior.


Mustang Milestones
Updated Date :8/14/2013 7:04 AM
​DEARBORN - Over its nearly 50 year history, the Ford Mustang has changed with the times, staying relevant while remaining true its nature as a stylish, sporty car that can be whatever its owners want it to be. With its classic long-hood, short deck proportions and front engine, rear-wheel-drive layout, it was a platform everyone could build on. Here are just a few of the milestones of the past five decades as we look ahead to the next 50 years of Mustang.


Ford European Sales and Market Share Continue to Rise
Updated Date :8/13/2013 7:39 AM
​COLOGNE, Germany – Ford’s European sales in July grew more than twice as fast as the overall industry, driven by strong demand for new models such as the Fiesta, Kuga, B-MAX and Transit Custom.


Ford Chief Financial Officer Outlines Company’s Capital Strategy
Updated Date :8/14/2013 1:30 PM
​DEARBORN - Ford Chief Financial Officer Bob Shanks delivered the keynote speech Wednesday at the J.P. Morgan Annual Auto Conference in New York, which is attended by more than 300 institutional equity and credit investors. 


Sold for $500,000: 2014 Ford Shelby GT500 Convertible Delivers for Brain Injury Association of America at Hot August Nights
Updated Date :8/14/2013 11:22 AM
​RENO, Nev. - The last retail 2014MY Ford Shelby GT500 convertible auctioned by Ford Motor Company to benefit the Brain Injury Association of America fetched a whopping $500,000 at the inaugural Hot August Nights Auction Presented by Barrett-Jackson in Reno, Nev.


FTM Welding Team Sets High Standards in APA First Ultrasonic Testing
Updated Date :8/14/2013 4:09 AM
RAYONG, Thailand — The welding team at Ford Thailand Manufacturing (FTM) has successfully implemented a new quality testing programme that will help Ford to significantly reduce time and costs in vehicle production.


Fusion Delivers For Finnish Couple
Updated Date :8/14/2013 2:24 AM
HELSINKI, Finland – The Ford Fusion is known for its flexibility, but a couple in Finland recently found a new use for the car – as a mobile delivery room!


Ford Focus Remains Best-Selling Vehicle Nameplate in the World, Bolstered by Strong Sales in First-Quarter 2013
Updated Date :8/13/2013 8:00 AM
​DEARBORN – Ford Focus, the best-selling vehicle nameplate in the world last year, retains that ranking through the first quarter of 2013 with global vehicle registrations up 18 percent compared to the same period in 2012.


Ford Expands Availability of Rear Inflatable Safety Belt to 2014 Fusion
Updated Date :8/13/2013 6:17 AM
​DEARBORN - The new 2014 Ford Fusion is the only car in the popular midsize segment to offer rear inflatable safety belts, adding to the sedan’s suite of available safety and driver-assist technologies. This option is also available in the Fusion Hybrid and Fusion Energi.


Brand Champions Generate Momentum for The Lincoln Motor Company
Updated Date :8/13/2013 6:35 AM
​DEARBORN – One of the biggest challenges that take place during the relaunch of a luxury automotive brand is getting everyone, including dealers, energized around Lincoln and the products.


Q&A with Ellen Hughes-Cromwick on the Weakening Yen
Updated Date :8/13/2013 8:18 AM
​DEARBORN - The weakening value of the Japanese Yen gives Toyota and other Japanese manufacturers a competitive advantage over American automakers like Ford, as it enables these companies to export vehicles to the U.S. at much lower costs and consequently sell their vehicles at a significantly higher profit.  @Ford recently spoke with Ford’s Chief Economist Ellen Hughes-Cromwick to discuss the impact that the weakening Yen is having on the U.S. auto market. 


Ford to Expand University Collaboration Program
Updated Date :8/12/2013 9:10 PM
​Ford will expand its collaboration with Australian universities as part of a commitment to developing a world-class system of external alliances, programs and practices in Australia and Asia.


All-New Ford Mondeo Line-Up Unveiled in Australia
Updated Date :8/13/2013 1:03 AM
​SYDNEY, Australia -Ford has unveiled the stylish all-new Ford Mondeo hatch and wagon, revealing a sleek design and new levels of premium interior craftsmanship and safety.


Ford Accelerates Product and Technology Led Transformation Plan in Australia
Updated Date :8/12/2013 10:01 PM
​SYDNEY, Australia - Ford is accelerating its product and technology led transformation with a completely refreshed line-up and several all-new models in showrooms between now and 2017.


2014 Ford F-150 Tremor Sport Truck Will Pace Field for NASCAR Trucks Race at Michigan International Speedway
Updated Date :8/12/2013 12:10 PM
​DEARBORN - The 2014 Ford F-150 Tremor – the first EcoBoost®-powered sport truck – will lead the field to the green flag at the always-fast Michigan International Speedway for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Michigan National Guard 200 on Saturday, Aug. 17.


Toomas Heikkinen Edges Tanner Foust for Fifth Straight Global Rallycross Victory
Updated Date :8/11/2013 6:24 PM
​HAMPTON, Ga. - Toomas Heikkinen followed up his X Games Los Angeles gold medal by making Global Rallycross history on Saturday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway.


Grab This Ford GRC Manufacturers' Title Wallpaper
Updated Date :8/12/2013 6:06 AM
​DEARBORN - Toomas Heikkinen and Tanner Foust finished 1-2 in the Global Rallycross race at the X Games in Los Angeles last weekend, clinching the 2013 GRC Manufacturers' Title for Ford. Commemorate this great achievement with your own desktop wallpaper from Ford Racing.


Ford Announces First Petrol-powered Family Car in Europe To Break 100 g/km CO2 Barrier
Updated Date :8/9/2013 4:27 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford Motor Company has announced a new version of the Focus 1.0-litre EcoBoost that will be the first petrol-powered family car in Europe to offer 99 g/km CO2 emissions.


2013 Ford Focus Earns Highest Possible Safety Rating from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Updated Date :8/8/2013 12:03 PM
​DEARBORN - The 2013 Ford Focus earned a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Focus is one of six vehicles in the small car segment to achieve IIHS’s highest rating.


Collectable Corner: The History of Employee Identification Badges
Updated Date :8/8/2013 9:22 AM
​DEARBORN - For most of us, our employee identification badge is not something we would think of as a collectable item. Today, the plastic cards bearing a bar code and token awkward photo don’t cross our minds too often, unless we somehow make it to work without them, in which case we get to spend quality time getting to know the security team. But, not too long ago these badges were stamped into stainless steel or brass often with the logo or symbol of the specific plant you worked in. If you moved from plant to plant or switched job titles during your Ford career, you likely earned yourself your own little menagerie of badges each with its own character and sentimental attachment.


California Custom: Barry’s Speed Shop
Updated Date :8/8/2013 6:28 AM
​CORONA, Calif. - Barry White has been building custom street rods and muscle cars for more than 25 years. Today as the owner and founder of Barry’s Speed Shop, he and his team service cars for clients and build two to three completely new cars every year. Over the past decade Barry has seen a shift in his clientele and the types of cars they want to buy.


Fiesta Employee Agents: Week 1
Updated Date :8/8/2013 9:14 AM
​DEARBORN - Last week was our first week for employee agents to drive the Fiesta and Fiesta ST. As a part of the program we ask our agents to post to Instagram at least once a day.


Ford Employee Goes Further with Selfless Pledge
Updated Date :8/8/2013 4:06 AM
COIMBATORE, India — This isn’t an ordinary story. But then again, Poovili R, who works with Ford Credit Operations in Coimbatore, isn’t an ordinary person.


During Your Time with the Company, What Will Be Reflected Upon as a Key Moment in Ford History?
Updated Date :8/7/2013 11:20 AM
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