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Ford Expands First-Ever Factory-Installed Strobe Warning LED Lights to F-150
Updated Date :4/29/2016 8:42 AM
​Ford, America’s truck leader and the only automaker to offer an available factory-installed strobe warning LED light kit, is making strobe lights available to F-150 fleet customers for the first time.

Ford Delivers Record Performance, Best Quarter Ever with First Quarter Pre-Tax Profit of $3.8B; Net Income of $2.5B
Updated Date :4/28/2016 5:39 AM
​Today, we are reporting our first-quarter financial results. It was an all-time record quarter with very strong performance across the business, thanks to the hard work and results by our team around the world.

Ford to Outline Wide Range of Approaches to Future Mobility at International Vienna Motor Symposium
Updated Date :4/27/2016 3:21 AM
​Ford Motor Company will discuss how its approaches to innovation and mobility are changing to meet future transportation challenges at the 37th International Vienna Motor Symposium.

Mustang is Car of The Year in Spain
Updated Date :4/27/2016 3:12 AM
​Ford has won three important awards in Spain. The Mustang was named Car of the Year in the Schibsted Engine Awards, which are presented annually by the Schibsted media group.

Ford Invests $1.6 Billion in U.S. Plants, Creates 650 Hourly Jobs in Michigan, Ohio
Updated Date :4/26/2016 9:49 AM
​Ford Motor Company is investing $1.6 billion to upgrade two of its manufacturing facilities in Michigan and Ohio, and creating or retaining 650 hourly jobs in the United States. ​

Ford of Canada is named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers 2016
Updated Date :4/22/2016 11:57 AM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited is proud to be named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers 2016.

New Ford Transit and Transit Custom Offer Lower Costs and More Performance
Updated Date :4/26/2016 5:17 AM
​Ford’s new Transit and Transit Custom commercial vehicles powered by the all-new, state-of-the-art 2.0-litre Ford EcoBlue diesel engine make their global debut at The Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham, U.K., and will offer improved cost of ownership and performance for customers from mid-2016.

All-New Ford EcoBlue Engine is Diesel Game Changer
Updated Date :4/26/2016 5:08 AM
​Ford has revealed the first new Ford EcoBlue advanced diesel engine that will offer optimised fuel efficiency and reduced CO2 and NOX emissionsfor customers, using sophisticated technologies and innovative design.

Ford Recycles Enough Aluminum to Build 30,000 F-150 Bodies Every Month
Updated Date :4/22/2016 10:08 AM
​The toughest, smartest, most capable and safest F-150 ever is also the greenest F-150 – thanks to advanced materials like high-strength, military-grade aluminum alloy and EcoBoost® engine technology.

Lincoln MKC Drives Brand Momentum with More Technology and Features for 2017 Model Year
Updated Date :4/25/2016 9:00 AM
​​Lincoln MKC is driving brand growth, particularly with women. For 2017, it brings even more standard features and technologies.

All-new Ford Mondeo and Ford Transit Custom win Russian COTY awards
Updated Date :4/25/2016 3:33 AM
​Ford Mondeo and Ford Transit Custom have been crowned the best vehicles in their classes at the prestigious “Car of the Year” award presentation in Moscow.

Ford Showcases New Vehicles, Technologies and Smart Mobility Initiatives at Auto China 2016
Updated Date :4/24/2016 1:07 AM
BEIJING, China — Ford is putting its vision of the future on display at Auto China 2016. Bold innovations illustrate how Ford is expanding its business model to become both an auto and a mobility company, using advanced technology to develop compelling new vehicles and solutions for the future of mobility.

New Ford Credit Videos Answer Common Credit Questions
Updated Date :4/21/2016 12:25 PM
​​Many consumers need more financial knowledge to make smart decisions. Ford Credit is stepping up to help with short videos on car financing.

Ford Donates Customized Transit Van to Support The Salvation Army's Disaster Relief Efforts
Updated Date :4/21/2016 8:34 AM
​Ford Motor Company is helping The Salvation Army better respond to emergencies in Southeast Michigan with a customized Ford Transit van.

Ford Named Van Manufacturer of the Year
Updated Date :4/21/2016 2:48 AM
​Ford picked up three awards at this week’s Van Fleet World honours presentation ceremony in London. 

#Ford #Mustang Is Best-Selling Sports Coupe Globally; Customer Demand for Iconic Pony Car Continues to Rise
Updated Date :4/20/2016 7:10 AM
​In its first year of global availability, Ford Mustang became the world’s best-selling sports coupe. Demand for the iconic pony car remains insatiable.

Watch Race Highlights of Ford GT’s WEC Debut at Silverstone
Updated Date :4/20/2016 3:55 AM
​An army of Ford fans travelled to Silverstone at the weekend to watch the Ford GT make its World Endurance Championship debut.

Want to Buy David Beckham’s Ford F-150?
Updated Date :4/20/2016 3:48 AM
​A Ford F-150 pick-up first owned by football icon David Beckham will be one of the star lots at an exclusive Ford-only auction later this month.

Ford F-150 Special Service Vehicle Reporting for Duty
Updated Date :4/18/2016 2:08 PM
​Government and fleet customers – including law enforcement and roadside assistance providers – require the toughest, smartest, most capable vehicles for their work, so Ford offers a Special Service Vehicle package for the 2016 F-150 to meet their rigorous needs.

Watch the Ford GT Documentary - The Return: Chapter 2
Updated Date :4/15/2016 2:35 PM
​​Building a supercar is a sophisticated endeavour. Chapter 2 of “The Return,” “The Cutting Edge” delves into the day-to-day thoughts of the key Ford players involved in creating the new Ford GT and the effort behind bringing it to race tracks around the world.

Positive Start to the FIA World Endurance Championship Season for Ford
Updated Date :4/18/2016 2:53 AM
​The Ford Chip Ganassi Team made its race debut in the FIA World Endurance Championship at Silverstone on Sunday.

Ford Fund Invested $55.6m in Good Causes in 2015
Updated Date :4/18/2016 2:46 AM
​Ford Motor Company Fund invested $55.6m in community projects, education, and young driver training in 2015, according to its latest annual report.

Ford Ranger and Everest Win 2016 Drive Out / WegRy 4x4 of the Year Awards
Updated Date :4/18/2016 6:38 AM
​Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has added two more awards to its burgeoning trophy cabinet with the new Ford Ranger and all-new Ford Everest being voted the top vehicles in their respective segments by Drive Out / WegRy in its 2016 4x4 of the Year Awards. ​

Ford Comment on FCA Speculation
Updated Date :4/15/2016 3:09 PM
​​Ongoing speculation is in the news after Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said earlier today (Friday) that Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford are the only remaining potential merger candidates, since its attempt to join up with GM was unsuccessful.

FordPass With SYNC Connect Debuts on New Ford Escape Arriving at Dealers in May
Updated Date :4/14/2016 9:05 AM
​The 2017 Escape arrives in showrooms in May, featuring available SYNC® Connect technology that gives FordPass® members remote access to their vehicle from their mobile device.

Focus RS RX to Make FIA World Rallycross Debut this Weekend
Updated Date :4/15/2016 2:59 AM
​The all-new 600 PS Ford Focus RS RX makes its FIA World Rallycross Championship debut in Portugal this weekend.

Ladybirds on the Go: Thunderbird Enthusiasts Find New Life Cruising in Iconic 1950s Classic
Updated Date :4/14/2016 11:27 AM
​​A group of widows in California have found new life cruising in their Ford Thunderbirds.​

My Warrior Story: Patty, Soccer and the Motor City Dragons
Updated Date :4/14/2016 8:10 AM
​This is part of a series about Ford’s own Warriors in Pink.  We will present their struggles, bravery and perseverance in an effort to be a catalyst for breast cancer awareness.

Ford’s Thirty Under 30 Connects Millennials with Nonprofits to Pioneer Community Service for Future Generations
Updated Date :4/13/2016 1:44 PM
​Ford Motor Company’s Thirty Under 30, an innovative corporate leadership course that empowers younger employees to work with and learn about philanthropic organizations, is now underway.

Ford of Europe Posts Best First Quarter Sales Since 2010; Market Share Improves; Remains Europe’s No. 1 CV Brand
Updated Date :4/14/2016 7:09 AM
​Ford has achieved its best first quarter total vehicles sales in Europe since 2010; best passenger car sales since 2011; and best commercial vehicle sales since 1993.

Ford Aftermarket Team Works Year Round to Make Blue Oval Shine
Updated Date :4/11/2016 9:49 AM
​Vehicle customization is a $36 billion industry and growing, as more and more people look for ways to personalize the appearance, performance and functionality of their cars and trucks.

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Team All Set For WEC Debut
Updated Date :4/14/2016 2:38 AM
​The two Ford Chip Ganassi Racing ‘WEC’ Ford GTs will make their competitive debut in the FIA World Endurance Championship at Silverstone this weekend.

Ford Transforming Dearborn Campus to Further Drive Innovation, Collaboration and Invest in Employees
Updated Date :4/12/2016 6:38 AM
​Ford Motor Company today announces plans to transform its Dearborn facilities into a modern, green and high-tech campus to foster innovation and help drive the company’s transition to an auto and a mobility company.

Ford Begins Taking Owner Applications for All-New Ford GT Supercar at
Updated Date :4/13/2016 8:05 AM
​Customers wanting to own one of the all-new Ford GT ultra-high-performance supercars can officially submit their applications today at

Ford GT Race Car Sets ‘Silverstone’ Lap Record
Updated Date :4/13/2016 4:05 AM
​We couldn’t wait for the Ford GT race car to hit the track at Silverstone. So we designed our own “Silverstone” circuit, taking in London landmarks, on one eye-catching but VERY slow lap.

Ford Stars @ Techno Classica in Essen
Updated Date :4/12/2016 8:44 AM
​More than 200,000 petrol heads made a pilgrimage to the world’s largest classic car show in Essen, Germany, last week and Ford was there in force.

Ford Officially Begins Taking Applications for All-New Ford GT Supercar at
Updated Date :4/12/2016 9:41 AM
​Customers hoping to own one of the all-new Ford GT ultra-high-performance supercars can officially submit their applications today at​

Safest F-150 Ever: Ford F-150 SuperCrew and SuperCab Only Full-Size Pickups to Earn 2016 IIHS Top Safety Pick
Updated Date :4/12/2016 7:16 AM
​The 2016 Ford F-150 – the toughest, smartest, most capable and safest F-150 ever – is the only large pickup to earn an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick for SuperCrew and SuperCab configurations.

No Lights? No Problem! Ford Fusion Autonomous Research Vehicles Use LiDAR Sensor Technology to See in the Dark
Updated Date :4/11/2016 7:19 AM
​Recently, under the cover of night, a Ford Fusion Hybrid autonomous research vehicle with no headlights on navigated along lonely desert roads, performing a task that would be perilous for a human driver. ​

Ford Motor Company Declares Dividend for Second Quarter 2016
Updated Date :4/8/2016 8:49 AM
​The Board of Directors of Ford Motor Company declared a second quarter dividend of $0.15 per share on the company’s outstanding Class B and common stock.

Tell Your Warrior Story
Updated Date :4/7/2016 11:35 AM
​Ford Vice President and CIO Marcy Klevorn recently announced the upcoming Warriors in Pink event on May 17 as well as Ford’s participation in the 25th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on May 21. Both of these exciting events are focused on supporting the fight against breast cancer and demonstrating how we can make a difference working together. 

How Ford Prepares Team Sky’s Mondeo Support Car for “the Hell of the North” Cycle Race
Updated Date :4/7/2016 9:27 AM
The Paris-Roubaix cycle race is one of the most gruelling on the calendar, known to competitors as “the Hell of the North”.​

A/Z-Plan PIN Program Expands
Updated Date :4/5/2016 11:24 AM
​Effective today through June 30, 2016, Ford is expanding its core A/Z-Plan PIN program in the U.S. to include aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. 

New Standard Features, Fresh Colors for 2017 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang
Updated Date :4/6/2016 12:45 PM
​Ford Performance is adding more standard features to the new Shelby® GT350 Mustang on sale this June. These new offerings are the best of what customers have been asking for from the most track-capable, race-ready Mustang ever built.​

Don’t Miss This Focus RS Documentary
Updated Date :4/7/2016 3:16 AM
​A special documentary on the new Ford Focus RS airs at 10.05pm on Eurosport 1 on Friday.

Ford Explorer Named 2016 Middle East Car of the Year ‘Best Midsize SUV’
Updated Date :4/7/2016 5:37 AM
​The new 2016 Ford Explorer has been named “Best Midsize SUV” in the prestigious Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) awards. Judged by a panel of 12 ‘motoring minds’ from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Levant countries, the Middle East Car of the Year is the biggest, most coveted award of the regional automotive industry. ​

Advanced Technology Academy Students Visit WHQ for Q&A with Bennie Fowler
Updated Date :4/5/2016 4:09 PM
​More than a dozen high school students from Advanced Technology Academy, a charter school in Dearborn, visited World Headquarters for a roundtable discussion with Ford Group Vice President of Global Quality and New Model Launch Bennie Fowler.​

Ford Wins Best Value Awards from Vincentric, Takes Home Honors for Truck Brand, F-150, F-350 Super Duty and Taurus
Updated Date :4/6/2016 9:54 AM
​Ford, America’s truck leader, is winning recognition for trucks that offer the best value. Ford Taurus was honored with a value award as well.​

Tired of Traffic? New Ford Fusion Eases Stressful Commutes
Updated Date :4/5/2016 7:44 AM
​Ford can’t prevent aggravating traffic congestion, but it’s adding something new to help make traffic less stressful.

Ford of Britain Reports ‘Best Ever’ Commercial Vehicle Registrations in March
Updated Date :4/6/2016 8:16 AM
​Ford of Britain’s total vehicle sales exceeded 80,000 in March as it recorded its all-time best-ever month for commercial vehicle (CV) sales with 20,877 registrations.  

Ford of Germany Announces Best First Quarter for 10 Years
Updated Date :4/6/2016 4:22 AM
​Ford of Germany has announced record demand for its cars and commercial vehicles in the first quarter of 2016.

Focus RS Impresses Belgian Press
Updated Date :4/6/2016 2:36 AM
​ Belgian media got to put the all-new Focus RS through its paces on road and racetrack during a special event held near the town of Mettet last month.

Boosting Small Car Profitability, Ford Invests in New Plant
Updated Date :4/5/2016 10:37 AM
​Further increasing its competitiveness, Ford is investing in a new small car plant in Mexico, building a new manufacturing site in San Luis Potosi State.

Ford Invests R2.5 Billion in South Africa to Build the All-New Everest SUV, Creating 1,200 New Jobs
Updated Date :4/5/2016 5:14 AM
​Ford Motor Company is investing R2.5-billion ($170 million US dollars) to expand operations in South Africa at its Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria, South Africa, to produce the all-new Ford Everest, along with the new Ford Ranger that was launched at the end of last year. 

Focus RS is Top Gear’s Top Car of 2016
Updated Date :4/4/2016 9:39 AM
BRENTWOOD, England - The new Ford Focus RS has been crowned 2016 Car of the Year by the UK’s biggest-selling auto magazine.​

Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle: March 2016
Updated Date :4/4/2016 11:38 AM
​​March was a solid sales month, and it marked the end of a successful quarter for Ford.   

Canadians Purchase Record Number of Ford F-Series Trucks
Updated Date :4/4/2016 7:23 AM
​Canadian consumers purchased more Ford F-Series trucks in March than in any other month in the truck’s nearly 70-year history. More than 13,000 F-Series trucks were sold last month, helping Ford retain the title of Canada’s favourite automotive brand.

Ford Dealers Give Nearly $100 Million to Causes in 2015 for Second Year in a Row
Updated Date :4/4/2016 9:03 AM
​​For the second year in a row, Ford and Lincoln dealers gave nearly $100 million to local causes and nonprofits in communities across the United States in 2015 – according to Ford Motor Company’s annual Survey on Dealer Giving.

New Tech Helps You Keep CALM and Carry On
Updated Date :4/1/2016 7:14 AM
​​Forget about road-works, potholes or traffic jams. For parents, nothing spoils a journey quite like noisy kids in the back seat.

Ford Posts Best March U.S. Sales in 10 Years, Best First-Quarter Results since 2006
Updated Date :4/1/2016 9:04 AM
​Ford Motor Company sold 254,711 vehicles in the U.S. in March – an 8 percent gain versus a year ago – while first quarter sales of 645,626 vehicles were up 9 percent. This represents the company’s best sales performance for March and first quarter since 2006. 

Ford Motor Company Supports Innovation, STEM Education with Smithsonian’s Spark!Lab at Michigan Science Center
Updated Date :3/31/2016 11:28 AM
​Ford Motor Company has been bringing innovation and mobility together for more than a century. Today, Ford is helping open the world of invention and creativity to a new generation. With support from Ford and Ford Motor Company Fund, the company’s philanthropic arm, the Michigan Science Center (MiSci) will host Spark!Lab — the first Smithsonian exhibit in Michigan.

Update Regarding Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Trade Agreement Petition
Updated Date :3/31/2016 9:42 AM
​Ford continues to push for strong and enforceable rules against currency manipulation in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. @Ford Online caught up with Curt Magleby, vice president, Government Relations, for the latest update.

Ford Appoints Alghanim Auto as a New Importer-Dealer in Kuwait
Updated Date :3/31/2016 11:05 AM
​Ford today announced that it has selected Alghanim Auto as a new importer-dealer in Kuwait for the sale and service of Ford vehicles in the country. Alghanim Auto is a part of the Alghanim Industries group of companies, dedicated to support the Ford vehicle sales and services in Kuwait. ​

Ford GT Makes Dynamic European Debut at The Prologue
Updated Date :3/30/2016 9:46 AM
​For the competitors in the FIA World Endurance Championship ‘The Prologue’ test at Circuit Paul Ricard in the south of France heralds the dawn of a new season of racing.

Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang Named Sports Car of the Year by Popular Mechanics
Updated Date :3/24/2016 9:02 AM
​Ford Shelby® GT350R Mustang, one of the most iconic performance nameplates of all time, has been named Popular Mechanics Sports Car of the Year. Popular Mechanics says Shelby GT350R was selected from among a host of contenders because it pushes the boundaries of what an American sports car can be.

Ford Employs Specially Trained ‘Engine Listeners’ to Ensure Each New Focus RS is Running Flawlessly
Updated Date :3/30/2016 11:44 AM
Valencia, Spain  – In a world where product testing is increasingly carried out using high-tech devices, Ford has found that for certain tests, nothing beats a good set of ears to help ensure the all-new Focus RS achieves optimum performance.

New Ranger was the Main Sponsor of Expoagro 2016
Updated Date :3/29/2016 4:00 PM
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Ford Argentina was present for 10th consecutive year at Expoagro 2016, the most important fair in the agricultural field in Argentina.


Ford Introduces Kansas City-Built F-150 MVP Edition
Updated Date :3/29/2016 7:22 AM
​Ford, America’s truck leader, salutes Kansas City’s world championship by announcing a limited run of 300 Ford F-150 MVP edition trucks built at Kansas City Assembly Plant.

New Navigator Concept Is Most Spacious, Luxurious Lincoln SUV Yet
Updated Date :3/22/2016 11:25 PM
​Lincoln today reveals the all-new Navigator Concept, introducing quiet luxury to full-size SUVs and offering a glimpse at what comes next for the brand’s best-known nameplate.

Ford CFO Looks Ahead to ‘Another Outstanding Year’ for Ford
Updated Date :3/24/2016 7:40 AM
Ford Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Bob Shanks recently hosted a “Let’s Chat” session with the investment community in New York City to talk about some of the topics on the minds of investors.

Ford Embraces Water Conservation for World Water Day
Updated Date :3/22/2016 10:35 AM
​With global demand for water projected to grow 55 percent by 2050, Ford is conserving more of this precious resource by refining water-heavy production processes as well as giving back to communities in dire need of fresh, potable water.

Ford Shelby GT350, GT350R Mustang Named Automobile Magazine All-Star
Updated Date :3/23/2016 8:50 AM
​With scoring criteria including style, class, importance and desirability, it's no wonder editors chose the 526-horsepower Shelby GT350® and Shelby® GT350R Mustang as an Automobile Magazine All-Star winner for 2016.

All-Wheel Drive Fords Pass Alpine Test
Updated Date :3/22/2016 6:56 AM
Ford all-wheel drive and 4x4 vehicles are put to the test high up in the Italian Alps in this video showing now on @Ford Online.

Shelby American, Hertz and Ford Motor Company Launch 50th Anniversary Edition Ford Shelby GT-H
Updated Date :3/22/2016 7:23 AM
​Fifty years after the Shelby GT350-H was introduced, Ford Motor Company, Shelby American and Hertz unveiled a special run of performance-modified 2016 Ford Mustang GTs named the Shelby GT-H that will be available for rent beginning Memorial Day weekend.

Ford, Spotify Team Up to Enhance Entertainment Experience for FordPass Members
Updated Date :3/22/2016 7:49 AM
​With Americans spending more than 900 hours a year mobile – and 25 hours or more per week listening to music – Ford and music streaming leader Spotify are teaming up to create a new entertainment experience for FordPass members.

Ford to Build EcoSport Small SUV at Craiova Next Year
Updated Date :3/22/2016 4:43 AM
​Ford has confirmed that it is investing up to €200 million to manufacture the Ford EcoSport small SUV at its Craiova Assembly Plant in Romania starting in the autumn of 2017.

Ford GT Cars 5th, 8th in Class at 12 Hours of Sebring
Updated Date :3/21/2016 8:28 AM
​​The road to Le Mans continued Saturday at Sebring International Raceway, and although the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team came up just short in a quest for a podium spot at the 12 Hours of Sebring, there were still plenty of bright spots to point to when the checkered flag fell.

What Makes Ford Edge Vignale So Special?
Updated Date :3/21/2016 8:27 AM
​​​​GENEVA, Switzerland – All-new Ford Edge Vignale will represent the ultimate in Ford SUV luxury when it goes on sale later this year.​

Watch the Ford GT Documentary - The Return: Chapter 1
Updated Date :3/18/2016 7:05 AM
​The first chapter of a fascinating five-part video documentary charting the creation of the all-new Ford GT race car is now showing on @Ford Online.

Ford CIO Tells CeBIT ‘It’s not Enough to Simply Build a Great Car’
Updated Date :3/21/2016 4:12 AM
​Ford’s Chief Information Officer Marcy Klevorn has underscored Ford’s determination to become a cutting-edge mobility company in a passionate speech delivered at the world’s largest tech fair.

Fields Announces the Company’s 2015 Health and Safety Award Winners
Updated Date :3/9/2016 12:21 PM
​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 2015 Presidents Health and Safety Awards.

Ford Publishes 2016 Proxy Statement and Announces Annual Meeting Date
Updated Date :3/18/2016 8:30 AM
​Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) today published its Proxy Statement and announced the date for the company’s Annual Meeting.

All-New Ford Super Duty: 7 Digital Cameras, 2 Innovative Trailer Tow Patents, 1 Ultimate Tow Machine
Updated Date :3/18/2016 9:20 AM
​Ford, America’s truck leader, is giving heavy-duty truck customers more smart technology and better views to make backing up a trailer easier than ever.

2017 Escape Debuts New SYNC 3 with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto; New Quality Checks Improve Ford's Best-Selling SUV
Updated Date :3/18/2016 8:46 AM
​Production of the new 2017 Ford Escape – available with driver-assist technology that can help keep drivers in their lane, maintain a set speed and distance on the highway, and even aid drivers in getting out of a tight parking spot – is now underway.

Ford Develops Anti-Dazzle Headlights
Updated Date :3/18/2016 4:23 AM
Ford has developed headlight technology that enables drivers to take full advantage of their headlights’ capability, without dazzling other drivers.

Ford SUV Sales Deliver Best Start in Company History; Millennial, Women Buyers of Explorer Fueling Growth
Updated Date :3/17/2016 8:15 AM
​Smartphones and skinny jeans, organic foods and reality TV. The wants of millennials have been well documented, and now there’s a new one to add to the list – the space a Ford Explorer offers.

Marino Franchitti Hits the Track in a V8 Mustang
Updated Date :3/17/2016 6:47 AM
​Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Team driver Marino Franchitti puts a UK-spec, 5.0-litre Mustang through its paces around Silverstone in this clip now showing on @Ford Online.

All-New Ford F-150 Raptor Race Truck Finishes Grueling Best in the Desert Mint 400 Off-Road Race
Updated Date :3/16/2016 8:25 AM
​The sound of hard rock from satellite radio filled the cabin as the production-based 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor race truck finished the demanding Best in the Desert Mint 400 off-road race this past weekend.

Around the World in a Ford Model T
Updated Date :3/16/2016 4:28 AM
​Netherlands couple Dirk and Trudy Regter have embarked on an ambitious trip around the world – at the wheel of a 100 year-old Ford Model T.

Ford Announces Emin Auto as New Additional Distributor in Algeria, Doubling its Representation in the Country
Updated Date :3/16/2016 3:33 AM
​As part of its continued expansion in Middle East and Africa, Ford Motor Company today announced the appointment of Emin Auto as an additional new distributor in the important market of Algeria, doubling its representation network in the important market of Algeria. ​

Ford Unveils Strong International Line-up of Drivers to Tackle the Ultimate Challenge of Le Mans, 2016
Updated Date :3/14/2016 8:29 AM
​​Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has assembled a talented team of racing drivers from across the globe, ready for its return to the Le Mans 24 Hours, 50 years on from taking outright victory at the world’s greatest endurance race.

FAAN Celebrates 35th Anniversary Black History Month Event with “The Bus”
Updated Date :3/14/2016 11:19 AM
​​​​The theme of the 35th anniversary celebration of Black History month recently hosted by Ford-employee African-0Ancestry Network (FAAN) was “FAAN, Ford and the Community: A Winning Team.” Ford executives, elected officials and Detroit sports legends attended the  sold-out event held at The Henry Hotel in Dearborn, Michigan, with Mason, of 105.9 FM’s Mason & Coco in the Morning show, acting as master of ceremonies.​

Ford Collaborates With Ken Block and the Hoonigans for #Gifkhana
Updated Date :3/14/2016 7:03 AM
​​Last week, Gymkhana EIGHT made its YouTube debut, racking up millions of views.  Now, fans of the famous Ken Block series can create their own custom GIFs from the latest version and share them online!

Why Ford is Investing €2.9 Million in 2016 to Train Young Drivers in Europe
Updated Date :3/11/2016 7:01 AM
​Ford’s Driving Skills for Life young driver training programme is set to become even bigger and better in Europe this year following a further €2.9 million investment.

Ford Smart Mobility LLC Established to Develop, Invest in Mobility Services; Jim Hackett Named Subsidiary Chairman
Updated Date :3/11/2016 7:15 AM
Ford Motor Company is announcing today the creation of Ford Smart Mobility LLC, a new subsidiary formed to design, build, grow and invest in emerging mobility services. Jim Hackett, former Steelcase vice chairman and CEO, is leaving his position on the Ford Board of Directors to serve as chairman of the new subsidiary.

Ford Police Interceptors Become First Pursuit-Rated Police Vehicle to Offer Ballistic Protection Against Armor-Piercing Rifle Ammunition
Updated Date :3/10/2016 1:08 PM
​Ford announced today it will offer ballistic panels on their Police Interceptor sedan and utility with protection from armor-piercing rifle ammunition.

Ford Ranger a Moving Studio for Yogi Lina Zoghaib
Updated Date :3/9/2016 2:02 AM
The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is “Pledge for Parity”. A theme that’s not lost on a great number of women the world over. James Brown may have sung how “this a man’s man’s man’s world, but it would be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl.” ​

Ford Argentina Presented the New Ka
Updated Date :3/9/2016 4:10 PM
Ford Argentina presented the new Ka to the Argentinean market. The brand´s smallest exponent completes its large models family with the DNA formed in comfort, safety and design.

From Autonomy to Snowtonomy: How Ford Fusion Hybrid Autonomous Research Vehicle Navigate in Winter
Updated Date :3/10/2016 8:10 AM
​Driving in snow can be a slippery challenge, with the potential for one blizzardy gust to white-out your field of view – a situation faced by the majority of people in the United States. So if self-driving cars are to become a reality – and they almost certainly will – they must be able to navigate snow-covered roads.

Professional Women’s Network Hosts Third Annual Women’s Day Event at WHQ
Updated Date :3/10/2016 7:57 AM
​​Ford’s Professional Women’s Network (PWN) hosted its third annual International Women’s Day event Tuesday at Ford World Headquarters. 

Ford New Vehicle Sales in Europe Rise 18% in February
Updated Date :3/10/2016 3:21 AM
​Ford continued to outpace European auto industry growth in February on the strength of rising demand for its SUVs, commercial vehicles and large cars.

Ford GT Racing Drivers Talk Cars, Tracks and Heritage at Geneva Motor Show
Updated Date :3/9/2016 3:38 AM
​Four elite racing drivers tasked with piloting the Ford GT to victory in 2016, reveal their hopes for the forthcoming season in this video now showing on @Ford Online.

Shelby GT350 Mustang Owners Get Complimentary Performance Driving School
Updated Date :3/9/2016 7:11 AM
​It’s one thing to buy a fire-breathing, 526-horsepower Shelby GT350® Mustang, and it’s another thing to understand how to really drive it.

Ford Invests an Additional €2.9 Million in 2016 to Train Thousands More Inexperienced Young Drivers in Europe
Updated Date :3/8/2016 7:41 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford has announced it will invest another €2.9m in 2016 to provide free driver training to 7,000 more 18- to 24-year-olds across Europe.​

How to Build a Ford Stand at the Geneva Motor Show
Updated Date :3/4/2016 5:45 AM
​Ever wondered who designs Ford’s stands at motor shows, or just how long they take to build? 

New Trend Video Series: Time Poverty
Updated Date :3/8/2016 7:12 AM
​​Today on @Ford Online we continue a monthly trend series featuring Sheryl Connelly, manager, Global Trends and Futuring. These videos are designed to provide a  snapshot of the ten trends featured in the 2016 Looking Forward with Ford trends book. 

‘Why Ford Performance Cars Are So Good to Drive’ – Raj Nair
Updated Date :3/7/2016 7:20 AM
Raj Nair reveals what makes Ford performance cars so good to drive in this video now showing on @Ford Online.

Escape is First Ford SUV in U.S. to Feature Windshield Wiper De-Icer
Updated Date :3/7/2016 9:16 AM
​Coming soon to a winter near you: clearer vision. Ford Escape models can be equipped to help drivers eliminate the winter headache of maintaining a clear windshield. No more wiper blades covered in chunks of ice.

Ford Only Automaker on Ethisphere Institute’s List of 2016 World’s Most Ethical Companies
Updated Date :3/4/2016 3:06 PM
Ford Motor Company is the only automaker named a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company® by Ethisphere Institute today – a distinction that comes as ethics in business increasingly affects customers and their purchase decisions.

Ford UK Sales Accelerate Further in February, Exceeding Industry Growth and Boosting Market Share
Updated Date :3/7/2016 3:01 AM
​Ford, the UK’s market leader, increased sales and share across all market sectors, compared with February 2015, recording a 16.1 per cent total vehicle market share, up from 14.5 per cent in February 2015.

Take a Tour of the Ford Stand in Geneva with Roelant de Waard
Updated Date :3/4/2016 8:18 AM
​The 86th Geneva Motor Show is now in full swing but if you can’t get Switzerland, here’s the next best thing!

IHG Joins Ford as WEC Team Starts Two-day Test in Spain
Updated Date :3/3/2016 8:07 AM
​The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team will never be short of a place to stay as it races across the globe, thanks to a new partnership with one of the world’s leading hotel companies, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG).

Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle: February 2016 Sales
Updated Date :3/2/2016 11:21 AM
​​There was a lot of skepticism following January sales, which were down 3 percent.    People worried that industry sales – and Ford sales in particular – were down.  As I said in last month’s column, January is historically a weak month for vehicle sales, and despite what many people believe it doesn’t set the pace for the rest of year.   

Focus RS in 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship
Updated Date :3/2/2016 9:34 AM
​Ford’s RS competition legacy continues this season for a new generation of motorsports fans. Teased at the conclusion of Ken Block’s Gymkhana EIGHT released earlier this week, Ford Performance confirms Block’s Hoonigan Racing Division team will field two factory-supported 2016 Ford Focus RS race cars in the FIA World Rallycross Championship.

Sign Petition Asking Presidential Candidates to Support Manufacturing Jobs
Updated Date :3/3/2016 7:35 AM
​Ford continues to lead on a key policy issue affecting the future of American manufacturing ahead of the Michigan presidential debates.

‘Our Product is Just Awesome’ – Jim Farley at the Geneva Motor Show
Updated Date :3/3/2016 6:38 AM
In this latest Go Further Webcast filmed at the Geneva Motor Show, Ford of Europe CEO Jim Farley talks about his personal highlights on the Ford stand, explains why Ford is expanding its SUV range, and reveals how proud he is of the Ford Vignale Choir's performance.

Barb Samardzich Talks Mobility and More at Geneva Motor Show
Updated Date :3/2/2016 11:08 AM
GENEVA, Switzerland - “Mobility represents an exciting expansion of our company,” says Barb Samardzich.​

South Africa: Best-ever February Sales with 15.6% market share
Updated Date :3/2/2016 4:49 AM
​ The formidable new product portfolio established by Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has helped it achieve its best February sales to date, with a total of 6,710 vehicles sold in February 2016. ​

All-New Ford F-Series Super Duty Chassis Cab Supports Heavier Equipment
Updated Date :2/29/2016 10:29 AM
​Ford, America’s truck leader, is delivering again for commercial truck customers who keep America moving with the all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty chassis cab – the toughest, smartest, most capable Super Duty chassis cab ever.

Ford F-650, F-750 Power Stroke V8 Diesel Designed to Go Farther Than a Round Trip to the Moon
Updated Date :3/1/2016 11:33 AM
​Ford engineers have designed the all-new 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 diesel engine for the Ford F-650 and F-750 lineup to travel an even greater distance than a round trip from the Earth to the moon.

Gymkhana EIGHT: The Ultimate Exotic Playground; Dubai
Updated Date :3/1/2016 7:32 AM
​Head Hoonigan in Charge Ken Block tears through the streets of Dubai in his Ford Fiesta ST RX43.

Ford Posts Best February U.S. Retail Sales in 11 Years; Best-Ever Month for SUV Sales, Lincoln Sales Up 30 percent
Updated Date :3/1/2016 8:12 AM
​Ford Motor Company’s U.S. sales were up 20 percent in February versus a year ago with 217,192 vehicles sold. Retail sales grew 11 percent – the company’s best February since 2005.

Ford Expands Upscale Ford Vignale Line with Four New Models Revealed at Geneva Motor Show
Updated Date :2/29/2016 9:19 AM
GENEVA, Switzerland – Ford has at the Geneva Motor Show revealed new Ford Vignale vehicles and exclusive customer services that will enhance the upscale product and ownership experience.​

The Science of Subterfuge: How Ford Uses Modern Camouflage to Hide in Plain Sight
Updated Date :2/29/2016 10:46 AM
​Engineers are developing new ways to hide Ford prototypes in plain sight using modern camouflage designs and techniques.

Ford Opens New Dealership in Ghana’s Bustling Western Region
Updated Date :2/28/2016 4:16 AM
Ford Motor Company of Sub-Saharan Africa and Mechanical Lloyd, the Ford distributor in Ghana, have launched a new Ford dealership in Takoradi to cater for the growing number of customers in Ghana’s western and central regions.​

Cleveland Engine Plant Gets $145 Million Upgrade, Creates 150 Jobs for New EcoBoost Engine Production
Updated Date :2/25/2016 9:08 AM
Ford is investing $145 million to upgrade its Cleveland Engine Plant – creating or retaining 150 jobs to support strong demand for an all-new second-generation 3.5-liter EcoBoost® engine family for the 2017 Ford F-150 lineup.

Ford Negotiates $25 Million Incentives Package in Kentucky
Updated Date :2/25/2016 12:11 PM
​​Ford received approval of $25 million in additional tax incentives from Kentucky today to support continued investment in the Kentucky Truck and Louisville Assembly plants. Ford will invest an additional $600 million to support facility upgrades and new machinery and tooling, mainly for the Kentucky Truck Plant.

Ford Driving Skills for Life Adds New Drugged Driving Suit as 2016 Tour Continues U.S., Global Expansion
Updated Date :2/24/2016 2:04 PM
​Ford Driving Skills for Life launches its 13th global tour with the addition of a new Drugged Driving Suit for its U.S. curriculum that’s designed to stress the dangers of driving while impaired. The program expands this year as Driving Skills for Life takes its training across the United States and travels to six additional countries worldwide.

Quality Makers: The Minds behind Interior Durability
Updated Date :2/24/2016 2:24 PM
​​From durability to cleanability, a lot goes into making sure the customer experience in a brand-new Ford vehicle is of the utmost quality.

Simulators Help Knock Out Squeaks and Rattles in All-New Ford F-Series Super Duty
Updated Date :2/25/2016 7:53 AM
​Ford is using mobile climate and road simulators to minimize squeaks and rattles in the all-new 2017 F-Series Super Duty – the toughest, smartest, most capable Super Duty ever.

The Secret to Fun on the Beach - Ford’s Tough New Ranger
Updated Date :2/24/2016 12:17 PM
COLOGNE, Germany - Ford’s tough new Ranger pickup goes on a Flyboard® adventure with Franky Zapata, inventor of Flyboard and the founder of Zapata Racing, in this video showing now on @Ford.

Stewart-Haas Racing, Ford Performance to Team Up Starting with 2017 NASCAR Season
Updated Date :2/24/2016 8:41 AM
​Ford Performance announced today Stewart-Haas Racing will switch to Ford as its auto manufacturer partner starting with the 2017 NASCAR season.

Ford Lights up the Night with Psychology Guiding the Way
Updated Date :2/24/2016 12:44 PM
​In the niche world of automotive lighting design, decisions are judiciously made with the knowledge that each can impact human psychology.

Best Pickup Truck: Ford F-150
Updated Date :2/24/2016 7:30 AM
​Is aluminum body construction macho enough for a big truck? You bet. By eschewing traditional steel body panels, Ford created a pickup that weighs less, enabling it to be quick off the line and fuel-efficient.

Social Journey-Sharing App Wins Ford Smart Mobility Game Challenge
Updated Date :2/24/2016 3:33 AM
​A new app that could make journeys more efficient, more sociable and help to alleviate congestion has been announced the winner of the Ford Smart Mobility Challenge.

Executive Chairman Bill Ford Walks the Line at KCAP
Updated Date :2/22/2016 7:44 AM
​Kansas City Assembly Plant (KCAP) recently welcomed Executive Chairman Bill Ford for a brief visit to meet the people behind the products and tour the factory floor. 

Ford Expands Ford Smart Mobility at Mobile World Congress, Unveils New Kuga, Confirms SYNC 3, FordPass for Europe
Updated Date :2/22/2016 2:58 AM
​Ford CEO Mark Fields today unveils the new Kuga SUV and will confirm Ford’s SYNC 3 connectivity technology is coming to Europe and commit to tripling Ford’s engineering investment in semi-autonomous vehicle technologies as the company continues to expand its Ford Smart Mobility plan.

‘I Need a Coffee!’ Drivers Just Say the Word to Find Cafés, Fuel or Parking as Ford SYNC 3 Comes to Europe
Updated Date :2/19/2016 5:10 AM
​Ford is launching its new SYNC 3 communications and entertainment system in Europe, allowing drivers to control their connected smartphones, audio, navigation, and climate functions with more conversational voice commands.

Ford Unveils Advanced, Sporty and Efficient New Kuga SUV at Mobile World Congress
Updated Date :2/19/2016 5:29 AM
​Ford Motor Company has revealed the new Kuga, offering customers a more technologically advanced, refined and sportier redesign of one of Europe’s favourite sport utility vehicles.  

Ford Ranger, Kuga Remain SA Car Magazine’s Best Buys for 2016
Updated Date :2/18/2016 2:10 AM
​The Ford Ranger and Kuga have retained their status as two of Car Magazine’s Top 12 Best Buys for 2016, having been announced as winners in their respective categories at an industry awards dinner held in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, earlier this week. ​

All-New Ford Fusion V6 Sport Helps Protect Against Potholes, Enhancing Comfort and Handling
Updated Date :2/18/2016 7:50 AM
​Potholes may be unavoidable, but Ford has figured out a way to make them less jarring.

Bill Ford Welcomes Inaugural Class of ‘Thirty under 30’
Updated Date :2/17/2016 1:53 PM
​Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford offered the inaugural class of “Thirty under 30” fellows some words of inspiration as they embark on a year-long curriculum to help Ford and nonprofits understand what philanthropy means to their generation.

How Ford is Developing Cars to Tackle the Worst Potholes to Save Drivers Money¬
Updated Date :2/18/2016 3:20 AM
​ Potholes and other rough road surfaces can be a pricey problem for motorists around the world.

‘We’re Gaining Momentum’ - Jim Farley Takes to the Road to Explain Ford’s Transformation Plan to Employees
Updated Date :2/17/2016 7:23 AM
​Jim Farley, chairman and CEO, Ford of Europe, embarked on a roadshow tour of Ford sites this week to explain first-hand to Ford employees how the company is accelerating its transformation plans in Europe in 2016.

Focus RS Drivers Can Shred Snow with First-Ever Factory Winter Tire Package
Updated Date :2/17/2016 7:02 AM
​Customers of Ford’s all-new all-wheel-drive 350-horsepower Focus RS will now be able to order a fully certified winter tire kit for great driving enjoyment in the snow.

Ford Motor Company Earns the No. 2 Spot on Fast Company’s 2016 Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Automotive
Updated Date :2/17/2016 7:40 AM
​​Embracing e-bikes and ride sharing helped Ford Motor Company earn the No. 2 spot on Fast Company’s 2016 Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Automotive.

Ford Chinese Association Rings in Year of the Monkey with Celebration
Updated Date :2/17/2016 1:17 PM
​The Ford Chinese Association (FCA) recently welcomed the New Year with a celebration at the Dearborn Inn in Dearborn, Michigan, with the China version of Ford Taurus and Lincoln MKZ prominently on display. FCA is one of 11 Employee Resource Groups within Ford Motor Company.​

New Trend Video Series: Embracing Heroes
Updated Date :2/11/2016 8:13 AM
​​Today on @Ford Online we begin a monthly trend series featuring Sheryl Connelly, manager, Global Trends and Futuring. These videos are designed to provide a snapshot of the ten trends featured in the 2016 Looking Forward with Ford trends book. 

Ford F-150 with 2.7-Liter EcoBoost Wins Fuel Economy Challenge
Updated Date :2/16/2016 7:14 AM
​The 2016 Ford F-150 with 2.7-liter EcoBoost® V6 engine has been named winner of’s Texas Truck Showdown Max MPG fuel economy challenge.

Ford Everest Achieves ASEAN NCAP’s 5-Star Safety Rating
Updated Date :2/15/2016 10:53 PM
BANGKOK, Thailand – Ford has announced that the new Everest SUV has earned a maximum 5-star safety rating from the ASEAN New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), underscoring the vehicle’s innovation and smart technology from Ford’s design and product development teams around the world.

Ford MSA Formula Champ Wins Inaugural Henry Ford Trophy
Updated Date :2/15/2016 2:48 AM
​Ford MSA Formula Champion Lando Norris has won the inaugural Henry Ford Trophy at the British Racing and Sport Car Club Awards.

Love on the Road
Updated Date :2/12/2016 7:22 AM
​​Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us, and this year, America’s foremost experts in travel and love have cozied up to uncover the secret to finding love on the road.

Ford to Add Four New SUV Nameplates as Millennials, Boomers, Global Demand Drive Continued SUV Growth
Updated Date :2/11/2016 7:01 AM
​Together, millennials and baby boomers give Ford 160 million good reasons to expect the surge in SUV sales will continue into the next decade.

Ford North American Headquarter Facilities Go Landfill-Free
Updated Date :2/10/2016 1:36 PM
​Ford Motor Company North American World Headquarter facilities now send no waste to landfill – another major step in the automaker’s quest to reduce its environmental impact globally.

Ford’s CV Success in Europe Explained
Updated Date :2/11/2016 3:50 AM
​In this latest ‘Cup of Coffee’ interview @Ford meets Phil Hollins, director of marketing sales and service, Ford Commercial Vehicles, to find out how the company has climbed to the top of the CV sales chart in Europe.

Ford of France Recruits Two Big Screen Ambassadors
Updated Date :2/10/2016 8:24 AM
​Ford has recruited screen star Pio Marmaï and filmmaker Stéphane De Groodt as performance brand ambassadors in France.

BraunAbility MXV – a Ford Explorer Conversion – Is World’s First Wheelchair-Accessible SUV
Updated Date :2/9/2016 10:39 AM
​CHICAGO – The world’s best-selling SUV for 25 years is now the world’s only volume-production wheelchair-accessible SUV.

As SUV Demand Grows, Ford Expands Popular Explorer Line with New XLT Sport Appearance Package for 2017
Updated Date :2/9/2016 12:11 PM
​​Giving SUV buyers a fresh option for a sportier-looking ride, Ford adds the new Explorer XLT Sport Appearance Package to its popular full-size SUV lineup for 2017.

Kelley Blue Book Awards Four Fords 5-Year Cost to Own Winners; Lowest Projected Ownership Costs In Their Class
Updated Date :2/10/2016 8:05 AM
​Today, recognized four Ford products as new vehicles with the lowest projected ownership costs in their classes by awarding them with 2016 5-Year Cost Own Awards, due to improvements including lower depreciation, insurance and maintenance costs than competitors.

2016 Ford Focus RS Fetches $550,000 at Barrett-Jackson Auction, Proceeds to Benefit JDRF
Updated Date :2/9/2016 10:59 AM
​​A one-of-a-kind 2016 Ford Focus RS was auctioned last weekend for a whopping $550,000, with all proceeds benefitting JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research.

Innovative Smartphone App Saves Ford Factory Workers Daily 1 Kilometre Walk, Enhances Quality and Efficiency
Updated Date :2/9/2016 8:22 AM
​More than a century after Henry Ford started the first moving assembly line, Ford Motor Company is bringing his pioneering invention into the smartphone age.

U.S. News & World Report: Ford Fusion Hybrid is Best Hybrid Car for the Money for 2016
Updated Date :2/9/2016 7:17 AM
​​U.S. News & World Report has named the 2016 Ford Fusion Hybrid its Best Hybrid Car for the Money.

Ford to Premiere New Vehicle, Unveil In-Car Technology at Mobile World Congress, CEO Mark Fields to Deliver Keynote
Updated Date :2/9/2016 3:17 AM
​Ford will introduce a new vehicle for Europe, unveil new advanced in-car technology and detail the latest progress on the Ford Smart Mobility plan at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Share Your Stories on the A/Z-Plan Conquest Pin
Updated Date :2/8/2016 10:54 AM
​In early January, Ford kicked off its A/Z Plan Conquest Pin program, offering employees the opportunity to provide an A plan pricing pin to a household that currently stables a vehicle from a competitor brand.

Ford, Pivotal Collaborate on Software Platform for FordPass; Aim to Revolutionize Mobility for Consumers
Updated Date :2/8/2016 9:39 AM
​Ford is working with cloud-based software technology leader Pivotal to build a software platform supporting FordPass® that will enable the company to rapidly innovate and iterate on new applications and mobility solutions for consumers.

Four-car Le Mans Entry Accepted for Ford 50 Years on from Historic Victory
Updated Date :2/5/2016 9:52 AM
PARIS, France - The organisers of the Le Mans 24 Hours, the ACO (Automobile Club de l’Ouest), today confirmed that four Ford GTs have received a place on the prestigious entry list for the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours.

Go Further: Ford Employee, Blue Oval Venture Nearly 19,000 Feet Up Mount Everest
Updated Date :2/1/2016 9:41 AM
Standing at 18,514 feet above sea level, Ford employee Robert Brosko, 60, and his wife Lynn, 59, looked down on the world from the Kala Patthar ridge overlooking Mount Everest’s base camp. 
Brosko, manager, Global Maintenance, had been carrying a flag with the iconic Ford logo and a few “Go Further” signs with him for weeks, waiting for the perfect time – and extreme height – to snap a photo.

Media's First-Drive Reviews of New Focus RS: They Like It
Updated Date :2/1/2016 1:00 PM
​​Members of the automotive media recently had the opportunity to drive the all-new Focus RS, which recently rolled off the assembly line in Germany and is bound for the United States this spring.

What did they think? Judging from what we've read so far, they are quite pleased.

Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle: January, 2016
Updated Date :2/3/2016 10:47 AM
​​Okay, Ford’s U.S. sales were down 3 percent in January versus the same time last year. That’s the headline, but to understand the number we need to dig a little deeper.

Raptor Prepares for Grueling Off-Road Racing Series
Updated Date :2/2/2016 9:39 AM
​There’s a roar in the desert – spitting sand and kicking up rocks. It’s the sound of the all-new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor, running in the 2016 Best in the Desert off-road racing series’ new factory stock class.

Andy Priaulx: Touring Car Champion To Race All-new Ford GT
Updated Date :2/3/2016 4:51 AM
​Andy Priaulx likes to win. “Winning is everything,” he says. “When you’re second you’re the first of the losers.”

Ford Sales Led By Record January for Edge and F-Series
Updated Date :2/3/2016 7:20 AM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. celebrated the first month of 2016 with sales increasing 14 per cent, led by record January sales of the Canadian-built Ford Edge, up 52 per cent, and Ford F-Series, Canada’s top-selling pickup for 50 consecutive years, up 13 per cent.

Ford Accelerates Transformation Plan in Europe to Build Vibrant and Sustainably Profitable Business
Updated Date :2/3/2016 2:26 AM
​Ford Motor Company is accelerating its transformation in Europe – including new product, brand and efficiency actions – to deliver improved profits in 2016 and a 6-8 percent operating margin for Ford of Europe in the longer term.

Ford Brand SUVs Post Strongest Start since 2004; Ford Vans Have Best Start in 31 Years, Thanks to New Transit
Updated Date :2/2/2016 8:57 AM
Coming off strong results last January, Ford Motor Company’s total U.S. sales of 173,723 vehicles declined 3 percent last month versus a year ago.

Ford Shelby GT350R-C Wins SportsCar Challenge Race at Daytona
Updated Date :2/1/2016 8:11 AM
​Billy Johnson and Scott Maxwell drove the Ford Shelby GT350R-C to its first win at Daytona International Speedway on Friday in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race.

Ford Back on Top as No.1 Commercial Vehicle Brand in Europe in 2015; All-new Transit Line-up Drives Demand
Updated Date :2/2/2016 5:07 AM
​Ford’s renewed and expanded Transit commercial vehicle line-up achieved another milestone in 2015 as Ford became Europe’s No.1 top-selling commercial vehicle brand – for the first time in 18 years.

Ask the Expert about Ford Focus RS Drive Modes
Updated Date :2/1/2016 7:35 AM
The all-new 350 PS Focus RS offers advanced performance and driver assistance technologies to help ensure that its extreme driving capabilities are accessible to drivers of all skill levels.

What the ‘Stig’ Really Thinks of the New Ford Focus RS
Updated Date :2/1/2016 8:24 AM
Racing driver Ben Collins, formerly the ‘Stig’ on BBC’s Top Gear, shares his thoughts on the all-new Ford Focus RS in this exclusive video now showing on @Ford Online.

Little Wonder – Fiesta is Europe’s Favourite Small Car Again
Updated Date :2/1/2016 6:24 AM
​The Ford Fiesta was the No.1 selling small car in Europe again last year, making it the top-selling small car in Europe for the fourth year running.

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Perseveres at Rolex 24 At Daytona
Updated Date :2/1/2016 6:46 AM
​The well-known racing adage “there’s no replacement for race conditions” proved true for the two-car Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT team, who debuted the No. 66 and No. 67 at the Rolex 24 At Daytona after extensive preparation and testing.

Ford GT Qualifies for Rolex 24
Updated Date :1/29/2016 8:40 AM
No. 66 Ford GT (Joey Hand, Dirk Müller, Sébastien Bourdais)
JOEY HAND: “The conditions were treacherous. I’m actually surprised we were qualifying in those conditions. You couldn’t even get through the Bus Stop. The Bus Stop is usually third or fourth gear, and this was first gear.

2016 IMSA TV Schedule Announced; Rolex 24 Kicks Off Season
Updated Date :1/27/2016 12:12 PM
​More than 100 hours of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge action will air on FOX Sports television platforms in 2016, including FS1 coverage of every race and a FOX network telecast.

All new Ford GT Voted ‘Most Beautiful Supercar of the Year’
Updated Date :1/28/2016 5:20 AM
​Ford’s all-new GT has been crowned “The most beautiful Supercar of the Year’’ at the International Automobile Festival in France.

Fields Highlights Ford’s Expanding Business Model and Updates to One Ford Plan at Global Town Hall
Updated Date :1/28/2016 1:31 PM
​​After reporting on a “breakthrough” 2015 and a record company full-year pre-tax profit of $10.8 billion at today’s Global Town Hall, Ford President and CEO Mark Fields provided updates on the company’s strategic vision. 

TPP Criticisms Renew as Signing Set to Take Place
Updated Date :1/28/2016 10:16 AM
​​The 12 nations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are expected to officially sign the trade deal on Feb. 4. The next step is for each country’s legislature to approve it. In Washington, lawmakers are saying not so fast. 

Ford Delivers 2015 Full Year Pre-Tax Profit of $10.8B
Updated Date :1/28/2016 7:46 AM
​Today, Ford Motor Company reported its 2015 full year and fourth quarter financial results. For the full- year 2015, the company reported a record pre-tax profit, excluding special items of $10.8 billion, up $3.5 billion from 2014 results.

VIDEO: Ken Block Chats About Focus RS, World Rallycross and More
Updated Date :1/27/2016 10:34 AM
​​Head Hoonigan in Charge Ken Block sat down with Dave Pericak, global director, Ford Performance, to talk about the Ford Focus RS media drives in Europe, the excitement around the hot hatch’s “Drift Mode,” World Rallycross and the recent addition of Adreas Bakkerud to the Hoonigan team.

Ford Gives Real-World Truck Customers Insider Access to All-New F-Series Super Duty Testing
Updated Date :1/27/2016 9:07 AM
​No actors, no stunts. Five real-world heavy-duty truck customers have an all-access insider pass to see how the all-new Super Duty – the toughest, smartest, most capable Super Duty ever – lives up to its Built Ford Tough promise.

Meet the Frenchman Desperate to Win for Ford at Le Mans in 2016
Updated Date :1/27/2016 3:45 AM
​Olivier Pla is the third of four full season FIA World Endurance Championship drivers gunning for glory with Ford Chip Ganassi Racing in 2016.

Ford CV Registrations Reach All-Time High in Germany in 2015
Updated Date :1/27/2016 8:20 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford, the number one CV in brand in Europe, enjoyed spectacular success in the sector in Germany in 2015 with registrations reaching record levels, up 18 per cent compared with the previous year.​

Ford Korea Reveals Winners of Mustang Microfilm Race Contest
Updated Date :1/26/2016 10:37 PM
SEOUL, Korea — Ford recently held the Mustang Microfilm Race video contest for fans of the Mustang and visual art production. The unique social project invited amateur video producers to create a 30-second video illustrating the “Mustang spirit”, and using a keyword, such as freedom, independence, challenge, or passion. The event also took place to celebrate the first anniversary of the launch of the 6th generation Mustang in Korea.

A/Z-Plan Conquest PIN Program Extended Through April 4, 2016
Updated Date :1/5/2016 2:45 PM
Due to popular demand, the A/Z-Plan Conquest PIN program has been extended through April 4, 2016.

Ford of Britain Expands Mobile Van Servicing Programme
Updated Date :1/26/2016 6:00 AM
​Ford’s mobile service programme has extended its reach beyond the M25 following a successful 2015 pilot in and around London.

Ford Ohio Assembly Plant Adds All-New Ford F-Series Super Duty Chassis Cab to Truck Lineup
Updated Date :1/25/2016 9:53 AM
​Ford today announced that its Ohio Assembly Plant will support additional production of the all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty chassis cab, part of the toughest, smartest and most capable Super Duty truck lineup ever.

Important Announcement: Ford Announces Closure of Operations in Japan and Indonesia Later This Year
Updated Date :1/24/2016 11:14 PM
Today, Ford Motor Company announced the decision to close our operations in Japan and Indonesia later this year. Dave Schoch, president, Ford Asia Pacific, responds with this note to Ford employees in Asia Pacific.

Fiesta Driver Mads Equals Monte Best
Updated Date :1/25/2016 7:18 AM
​M-Sport World Rally Team’s Mads Østberg has equalled his best Rallye Monte-Carlo result at the opening round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) – bringing his Ecoboost-powered Ford Fiesta RS WRC home in fourth place.

Ford Explorer Makes Dramatic Return to TV on 'The X-Files'
Updated Date :1/25/2016 7:42 AM
​Ford Explorer fans should be on the lookout for more than a UFO sighting when the acclaimed pop culture phenomenon “The X-Files” returns to television Sunday. A Ford Explorer Platinum will carry FBI Agent Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) throughout the highly anticipated six-episode series.

VIDEO: NAIAS 2016 Media Days 'Fireside Chats' Explore Ford Announcements, Innovations
Updated Date :1/21/2016 1:47 PM
​​During the media preview days at this year’s North American International Auto Show, the Ford stand hosted several special on-stage discussions called “Fireside Chats” with many Ford leaders in front of an audience of media and influencers.

Ford Gas-Saving Auto Start-Stop Technology to Be Standard Across Entire 2017 EcoBoost-Equipped F-150 Lineup
Updated Date :1/22/2016 6:59 AM
​Ford, America’s truck leader, continues to set the pace of innovation among full-size trucks with the expansion of Auto Start-Stop technology across the entire lineup of EcoBoost®-equipped 2017 F-150 pickups.

The Future is Light for Ford’s EcoBoost® Lineup – in the Best Sense of the Word
Updated Date :1/21/2016 1:20 PM
​​Ford’s gasoline engine downsizing program, designed to reduce emissions without sacrificing performance, will see four all-new powertrains added to the lineup by 2020, according to Vice President of Global Powertrain Engineering Bob Fascetti.

Ford Makes Strides in European Direct Markets in 2015; Announces Expansion Plans for 2016
Updated Date :1/22/2016 3:18 AM
​Ford increased its market share in European Direct Markets in 2015, in spite of political and economical uncertainty in the region.

Ford Introduces Eye-Catching New B-MAX Colour Edition; B MAX to Offer More Powerful 140 PS 1.0-litre EcoBoost
Updated Date :1/21/2016 7:18 AM
​Ford has launched an eye-catching new Ford B-MAX Colour Edition offering exclusive and stylish exterior design and bespoke interior details.

Behind the Blue Oval at NAIAS with FordPass
Updated Date :1/21/2016 10:25 AM
​The announcement of FordPass at the 2016 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) signals the next transformation of Ford from an auto company to an auto and mobility company.

NAIAS 2016: Marcy Klevorn and Mike Tinskey Discuss Why Customer Data is Shaping the Consumer Experience
Updated Date :1/20/2016 2:49 PM
​During a media session at the North American International Auto Show, Marcy Klevorn, vice president and chief information officer, and Mike Tinskey, director, Vehicle Electrification and Infrastructure, discussed how data and analytics fit into the Ford Smart Mobility picture and how the company is using it with their electric vehicles to improve the customer experience.

Orders for New Focus RS Exceed 2,300 in UK
Updated Date :1/20/2016 7:40 AM
​Ford is accelerating into the new year with more than 2,300 UK orders for the all-new Focus RS ahead of deliveries of the 165mph machine in spring.

NAIAS 2016: Behind-the-Scenes of the Press Conference, Media Experience, Employee Event during Press Days
Updated Date :1/20/2016 10:02 AM
​Check out these videos and photos from the Ford stand and press conference during the media days at NAIAS 2016.

Meet the German ‘Mosquito’ Racing Ford’s New GT at Le Mans
Updated Date :1/20/2016 3:36 AM
​Mücke was one of the first drivers signed by Ford Chip Ganassi Racing for its return to the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Ford Extends Commitment to African American Community with Forum, National Outreach Honoring Men of Courage
Updated Date :1/19/2016 6:52 AM
​Ford Motor Company Fund is celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day by launching a national initiative around Men of Courage – a program that honors and amplifies the accomplishments of African American men with the goal of strengthening communities and creating positive social change.

6-Sigma – Celebrating 15 Years of Improving Quality and Efficiency
Updated Date :1/20/2016 3:48 AM
Ford Motor Company introduced Six Sigma at the end of 1999 as a key part of its vision to become the world’s leading consumer company for automotive products and services.

‘American Idol’ Host Ryan Seacrest Steps Behind the Blue Oval at NAIAS
Updated Date :1/19/2016 9:37 AM
​After hosting the Golden Globes in Los Angeles Sunday evening, television and radio personality Ryan Seacrest took the redeye from Los Angeles to Detroit to emcee the Ford press conference Monday morning at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). 

Name Your Favourite Historic Ford
Updated Date :1/19/2016 7:00 AM
​In this latest ‘Cup of Coffee’ interview @Ford visits Ford’s Heritage Collection workshop in Dagenham and asks curator Ivan Bartholomeusz to name his all-time favourite historic Ford.

New Ford Brand Campaign Challenges People to ‘Unlearn’
Updated Date :1/18/2016 8:44 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – It’s time to let go of what you know about Mondeo Man, Ford and life itself. In a new marketing campaign, Ford of Britain is urging the nation to “Unlearn” by demonstrating that progression comes from abandoning preconceptions.​

All-New Focus RS Rolls off the Line in Germany; Hot Hatch Set to Arrive at U.S. Dealerships This Spring
Updated Date :1/15/2016 7:33 AM
With U.S. sales of Ford’s performance cars outpacing the overall industry, production kickoff for the company’s long-anticipated, 350-horsepower hot hatch couldn’t come at a better time. The first all-new Focus RS has rolled off the line in Saarlouis, Germany.

Ford Debuts All-New Display for Engaging Visitor Experience at 2016 North American International Auto Show
Updated Date :1/14/2016 8:05 AM
​The latest Ford products and technologies – including Ford Fusion, F-150 Raptor SuperCrew, FordPass and more – are being introduced to the public through an all-new Ford display at the 2016 North American International Auto Show.

Ford Wins Again -- Earns Overall Loyalty to Make, Highest Loyalty Among African American Consumers from IHS
Updated Date :1/14/2016 8:36 AM
​The 20th Annual Automotive Loyalty Awards, presented by IHS Automotive, brought several honors to Ford Motor Company and its vehicles, including recognition for overall loyalty to make, and highest loyalty among African American consumers. This marks the second consecutive time Ford has won both awards.

New Season, New Look for M-Sport Ford Fiesta RS WRC
Updated Date :1/12/2016 7:45 AM
​Ford Fiesta RS WRC was voted the best looking car in the World Rally Championship last season and this year’s version looks even more striking.

Ford Invests in Making Customer Experience as Strong as Its Cars, SUVs, Trucks and Electrified Vehicles with FordPass
Updated Date :1/10/2016 5:54 PM
​As part of its transformation into an auto and mobility company, Ford is introducing FordPass® – a platform that reimagines the relationship between automaker and consumer. FordPass aims to do for car owners what iTunes did for music fans.

Ford Expects Record 2015 Pre-tax Profit; 2016 to be Equal to or Higher Than 2015; Declares $1B Supplemental Cash Dividend and First Quarter Dividend
Updated Date :1/12/2016 3:28 PM
​We already have had a very busy start to 2016. Throughout the past week, we’ve made several news announcements about our new products and our Ford Smart Mobility plan at the Consumer Electronics Show and North American International Auto Show.

Behind the Making of the Lincoln Continental
Updated Date :1/11/2016 12:55 PM
​When the Lincoln team began discussing the development of a new full-size flagship sedan, they struggled through dozens of iterations.  Plans crystallized when a member of the senior leadership team suggested that the vehicle be named “Continental.” 

Ken Block Extends Ford Performance Partnership
Updated Date :1/13/2016 2:39 AM
​Rallycross driver, Gymkhana star and legendary ‘Hoonigan’ Ken Block is extending his factory partnership with Ford Performance to pursue the 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship.

Good Housekeeping Names 2016 Ford Edge Titanium One of Best New Cars
Updated Date :1/12/2016 1:55 PM
​​The 2016 Ford Edge Titanium is among a select number of vehicles recognized as winners in the first Good Housekeeping’s first Best New Car Awards for 2016.

Ford’s European New Vehicle Sales Rise 11% in 2015; Europe’s No. 1 CV Brand; More New Models Set for 2016
Updated Date :1/12/2016 4:01 AM
​Ford Motor Company sales in Europe increased 11 per cent in 2015, and the company became Europe’s No.1 commercial vehicle brand last year for the first time in 18 years.

Ford Partners Team Sky as Exclusive Supplier of Cars and Vans
Updated Date :1/12/2016 3:53 AM
​Ford has announced a new multi-year partnership agreement with Team Sky as the team’s exclusive supplier of cars and vans.

Ford, LEGO Speed Champions Introduce Mustang, F-150 Raptor Sets for Kids of All Ages to Build Their Dreams
Updated Date :1/11/2016 1:33 PM
​For the kid in all of us, Ford is working with LEGO Speed Champions to bring the excitement of the racetrack to people’s living rooms with the first-ever Mustang and F-150 Raptor LEGO sets.

New NASCAR Fusion Ready to Contend for Sprint Cup Series Championship in 2016, Debuts at Daytona Speedweeks
Updated Date :1/11/2016 10:47 AM
​History has repeated itself when it comes to the preparing the new NASCAR Fusion for its competition debut in February at Daytona Speedweeks.

New Ford Lab Integrates Wearables and Vehicles; Ford Looks at Linking Health Data to Driver-Assist Technology
Updated Date :1/11/2016 7:51 AM
​The connection between what you wear and what you drive is getting stronger with help from Ford’s new wearables research laboratory. Here, scientists and engineers are working to integrate wearable devices and vehicles to enable driver-assist technologies to be more aware of the driver behind the wheel – particularly when that driver is stressed or sleepy.

Consumers Can Now Share a Vehicle in New Ford Credit Link Pilot Leasing Program
Updated Date :1/11/2016 8:00 AM
​Thanks to a new Ford Motor Credit Company leasing pilot program, families and small groups of friends and neighbors can now share a Ford vehicle.

Ford, IBM Use Data Analytics to Find More Efficient Ways to Move; Real-Time Streaming Underpins Mobility Experiments
Updated Date :1/11/2016 8:07 AM
​Ford and IBM are working together on a pilot platform that can spot patterns, correlations and trends to help consumers make more efficient transportation decisions – such as finding an open spot in a jam-packed parking lot or quickly advising of a more efficient method of transportation if a commuter is caught in an unexpected traffic jam.

Ford Conducts Industry-First Snow Tests of Autonomous Vehicles – Further Accelerating Development Program
Updated Date :1/11/2016 8:13 AM
​Ford is conducting the industry’s first autonomous vehicle tests in snow-covered environments – a major step in the company’s plan to bring fully autonomous vehicles to millions of customers worldwide.

Lincoln Makes Managing Lease Miles Easier in New Pilot
Updated Date :1/11/2016 8:20 AM
​Lincoln Automotive Financial Services is testing new ways to help customers manage lease mileage and earn up to $1,000 toward their next Lincoln vehicle.

Just How Quick is Ford’s GT Race Car?
Updated Date :1/8/2016 8:04 AM
​Ford Chip Ganassi Team racing driver Marino Franchitti reveals what life is like behind the behind the wheel of the all-new Ford GT race car in this short video now showing on @Ford Online

From 'The Big Idea' to FordPass: How Ford’s Reimagined Customer Experience Came to Life
Updated Date :1/10/2016 5:28 PM
​Last April, Elena Ford and a team of Ford employees spent three days behind closed doors at a Detroit hotel with some of the best mobile, design and customer experience minds in the world.

Still Unmatched: All-New Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew Is America’s Favorite High Performance Off-Road Pickup Truck
Updated Date :1/10/2016 9:22 AM
​Eagerly anticipated and still unmatched by any auto manufacturer,  Ford – America’s truck leader – introduces the all-new F-150 Raptor SuperCrew, adding agility, versatility and roominess to the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 Raptor ever.

Ford Unveils Smartest, Most Technology-Packed Fusion Ever, Including Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid Versions of New Sedan
Updated Date :1/10/2016 9:48 AM
​ The new Ford Fusion continues to be a game changer among midsize sedans, with the most technologically advanced lineup ever – including two hybrid models and a new all-wheel-drive Fusion V6 Sport engineered to leave other family sedans in the dust.

New Zealand’s New #1 Vehicle: The Ford Ranger
Updated Date :1/7/2016 5:02 AM
AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Leading a major shift in customer vehicle trends, the new Ford Ranger has knocked off the Corolla to become the number one overall new vehicle in New Zealand. This is the first time in the history of the New Zealand auto market that a commercial vehicle has outsold all passenger vehicles for the year.

North American International Auto Show News, Videos, Photos Headed to @FordOnline
Updated Date :1/7/2016 11:42 AM
​Starting on Monday, Jan. 11, @FordOnline with be a one stop shop for all the company news coming out of this year’s North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). 

Meet the Men Driving the All New WEC Ford GT Race Car
Updated Date :1/7/2016 5:52 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – Ford this week revealed the names of four world-class drivers who will fight for the FIA World Endurance Championship in the all-new Ford GT Race Car. 

David Leitch Retires, Bradley Gayton Appointed
Updated Date :1/6/2016 12:53 PM
​​David Leitch retired from his Ford position as group vice president and general counsel at the end of 2015.

Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle: December 2015 and Year End
Updated Date :1/6/2016 12:10 PM
​December was a great month for Ford and a really strong finish to what was a transitional year.  As many of you who have been following along with us know, we had some big product transitions in the first half of 2015.  I described it as circling the “dark side of the moon” midway through, knowing that the second half would be our time to fully realize the benefit of all of our new product efforts.

Ford Announces Outstanding December Sales Results in Germany
Updated Date :1/6/2016 10:03 AM
COLOGNE, Germany - Ford of Germany signed off 2015 with an outstanding sales performance in December. ​

New Products Make Ford America’s Best-Selling Brand for Sixth Straight Year; F-Series No. 1 Vehicle for 34th Year
Updated Date :1/5/2016 8:52 AM
​Ford Motor Company’s total 2015 U.S. sales of 2,613,162 vehicles are the company’s best annual sales results in nine years – up 5 percent. Ford brand sales of 2,511,935 vehicles make Ford America’s best-selling brand for six straight years.

Ford Outpaces Market Growth in France in 2015
Updated Date :1/6/2016 5:25 AM
​Ford outpaced the market in France in 2015 with an 8.3 per cent increase in sales, compared with total market growth of 6 percent.

Ford Best-Selling Brand and Best-Selling Vehicle in Canada; Ford F-Series Top Selling Pickup in Canada for 50 Consecutive Years
Updated Date :1/5/2016 1:51 PM
​Consumers have made Ford Canada’s favourite automotive brand for the seventh consecutive year, led by F-Series, the top-selling vehicle in Canada for the sixth year in a row and the number one pickup for the 50th consecutive year.

Ford Targets Drone-to-Vehicle Technology to Improve Emergency Services, Commercial Business Efficiency
Updated Date :1/4/2016 4:57 PM
​Ford and DJI are imagining a world in which vehicles and drones become more capable and efficient working together, and are announcing a challenge to develop the software to make that possible.

AT&T 4G LTE to Power Ford SYNC Connect in More Than 10 Million Vehicles in North America by 2020
Updated Date :1/5/2016 12:05 PM
​Ford and AT&T are bringing high-speed connectivity and an even better owner experience to customers this year – with plans to connect more than 10 million customers to Ford SYNC® Connect within the next five years.

Smart Cars Meet Smart Homes: Ford Exploring SYNC Integration with Amazon Echo and Alexa, Wink
Updated Date :1/4/2016 2:40 PM
​Ford is exploring linking smart devices like Amazon Echo and Wink to its vehicles to allow consumers to control lights, thermostats, security systems and other features of their homes from their car, and to stop, start, lock, unlock and check their vehicle’s fuel range from the comforts of their couch. 

Got a Startup to Get People Moving? Ford-Backed Techstars Mobility, Driven by Detroit Providing Funding, Training
Updated Date :1/4/2016 4:40 PM
​Ford-sponsored Techstars Mobility, driven by Detroit today begins accepting applications from startups interested in developing future mobility solutions.

Ford GT Drivers Revealed for World Endurance Championship Battle
Updated Date :1/5/2016 5:46 AM
​Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has revealed that Marino Franchitti, Stefan Mücke, Olivier Pla and Andy Priaulx have been selected to race in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the wheel of the all-new Ford GT.

Ford Tripling Autonomous Vehicle Development Fleet, Accelerating On-Road Testing of Sensors and Software
Updated Date :1/4/2016 4:09 PM
​Ford is tripling its fleet of fully autonomous Ford Fusion Hybrid test vehicles – making it the largest in the automotive industry – and will use a new-generation sensor technology as the company further accelerates its autonomous vehicle development plans.

Ford Mustang, F-150 Take Home Most Popular on Awards
Updated Date :1/4/2016 10:59 AM
​​The Ford Mustang and Ford F-150 are winners of a 2016 Most Popular on Award.​

Toyota Adopts Ford SmartDeviceLink Software; Other Automakers, Suppliers Join to Accelerate Industry Standard
Updated Date :1/4/2016 10:31 AM
​A first wave of automakers and industry suppliers – led by Toyota Motor Corporation – is adopting Ford SmartDeviceLink software – a huge step toward giving consumers more choice in how they connect and control their smartphone apps on the road.​

SYNC Brings New AppLink Apps to Millions of Customers, Adds Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, 4G LTE to New Vehicles
Updated Date :1/3/2016 6:45 PM
​Ford is expanding its SYNC® connectivity system, adding Apple CarPlay, Android Auto™, 4G LTE and several new AppLink™ apps to help millions of consumers stay connected behind the wheel and even when they are away from their cars.

Get to Know New Ford Focus RS
Updated Date :12/18/2015 6:18 AM
​Juergen Gagstatter, chief programme engineer - peformance cars, gives an expert’s  overview of the all new Ford Focus RS in this video shot at the Essen Motor Show in Germany.

2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Now Available with All-New Ebony Black Interior
Updated Date :12/30/2015 9:13 AM
​Fans of the popular 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum now have two options when selecting a vehicle interior color theme – an all-new all-Ebony Black, or the previously available high-contrast Medium Soft Ceramic and Ebony Black.

Ford Smart Mobility Hsuehsan Tunnel Transformer Challenge Results and New Ford Ranger Announced at 2016 Taipei Auto Show
Updated Date :12/29/2015 8:49 PM
TAIPEI, Taiwan – On December 25, Ford Lio Ho (FLH) kicked off its press conference at the 2016 Taipei Auto Show by announcing the winners of the Ford Smart Mobility Hsuehshan Tunnel Transformer Challenge and debuting the new Ford Ranger. The press conference was attended by representatives of 182 different media outlets from auto, lifestyle and technology publications.

Consumers Hopeful Despite Challenges, Increasingly Driven To Make The World A Better Place, Ford Trend Report Shows
Updated Date :12/28/2015 12:55 PM
​In a world of constant and dramatic change, new insights from Ford’s Looking Further with Ford 2016 trend report reveal a renewed sense of inspiration and ingenuity among consumers striving for a better quality of life in the New Year – motivated more than ever to make the world a better place.

Ford Earns Record Number of Diversity Awards; Thai-Tang to Lead Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council
Updated Date :12/24/2015 9:47 AM
​Ford Motor Company’s commitment to and support of diverse suppliers is being recognized today as Hau Thai-Tang, Ford group vice president, Global Purchasing, is named chairman of Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council for 2016-17.

Ford Concludes Innovate Mobility Challenge Series 2.0 in Taiwan, Showcasing Ford Smart Mobility in Asia Pacific
Updated Date :12/21/2015 12:50 PM
​Closing out the Innovate Mobility Challenge Series (IMCS) 2.0, Ford today announced that E-PASS 宜-PASS, a software platform that uses data and machine learning to deliver predictive traffic information, won the Grand Prize in the Hsuehshan Tunnel Transformer Challenge. The conclusion of the challenge in Taiwan follows three other successful IMCS 2.0 challenges in 2015: in Sao Paulo, Mexico City and the Australian Outback.

Record Number of Ford Inventions Drives Innovation in Autonomous, Connected Vehicles, Electrification, Wearables
Updated Date :12/22/2015 7:33 AM
​Ford employees delivered so many new inventions this year that the company has achieved a record number of new patents as Ford Smart Mobility and other initiatives continue to accelerate the pace of innovation.

President and CEO Mark Fields Shares the State of Ford with Retirees
Updated Date :12/17/2015 12:41 PM
​President and CEO Mark Fields Shares the State of Ford with Retirees

Ford UK Dealerships Demonstrate Sales Skills in EcoSport Competition
Updated Date :12/21/2015 3:48 AM
​The final of the EcoSport 5-Step Walk Around competition took place at the Henry Ford Academy in England earlier this month.

Ford Teams with Pivotal to Speed Development of Connected Car Experiences Capitalizing on New Ford SYNC Connect
Updated Date :12/18/2015 2:36 PM
​Ford is teaming up with software company Pivotal®, giving the automaker the capabilities of an innovative software team to enhance its connected vehicle experience for customers, simplifying how they use technology to access vehicles and services.​

Ford Ranger Named ‘Pick-up Truck of the Year’ for Thailand and Malaysia in Inaugural ASEAN Car of the Year Award
Updated Date :12/18/2015 7:04 AM
​The class-defining new Ford Ranger garnered top scores from Malaysian and Thai judges at the inaugural 2015 ASEAN Car of the Year (ACOTY) award recently held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Ford Ranger is Europe’s Top Selling Pickup; New Model Remains Only Pickup with 5-Star Euro NCAP Rating
Updated Date :12/17/2015 5:02 AM
​The Ford Ranger is the No. 1 selling pickup in Europe with 25,500 vehicles sold in the first eleven months of 2015, a year-over-year increase of 32 per cent.

Ford Transit Inducted Into What Van? Hall Of Fame; Transit Courier Named Small Van Of The Year
Updated Date :12/17/2015 4:11 AM
​The Transit has rounded off its 50th year by joining What Van?’s Hall of Fame.

Ford Joins with Girls Who Code in Silicon Valley to Educate the Next Generation of Women, Close STEM Gender Gap
Updated Date :12/17/2015 10:19 AM
​Ford Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto is joining with Girls Who Code to help close the gender gap in technology and engineering fields.

Merry Little Cars: Valencia Plant Builds Cars For Children’s Charities
Updated Date :12/17/2015 7:31 AM
​With Christmas approaching, employees in Ford’s car assembly plant in Spain wanted to do something special for needy children.

Fortune Lists Ford as ‘Best of the Best,’ Earns Blue Ribbon Award
Updated Date :12/15/2015 11:03 AM
​​Ford Motor Company is the only automaker to earn a spot on Fortune’s Blue Ribbon Companies 2015, an annual list ranking the “best of the best.”

Ford Introduces New Focus Red Edition and Focus Black Edition Models
Updated Date :12/17/2015 3:30 AM
​Ford is introducing new Focus Red Edition and Focus Black Edition models, offering dynamic colour-contrasting designs for the Focus 5-door and wagon.

Ford to Begin Autonomous Vehicle Testing on California Roads; Silicon Valley Lab Accelerates Smart Mobility Plan
Updated Date :12/16/2015 9:04 AM
​Fully autonomous Ford Fusion Hybrid sedans are taking to California streets next year, as Ford Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto continues growing.

2016 Priorities: Jim Farley and Barb Samardzich Look Ahead in The Latest Go Further Webcast
Updated Date :12/16/2015 6:11 AM
​In the final Go Further Webcast of 2015, Jim Farley, executive vice president and president, Ford of Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Barb Samardzich, chief operating officer, Ford of Europe, assess the progress made in 2015 and give an insight into the company’s exciting plan and priorities for 2016.

Bob Shanks Defines "Growing Lean"
Updated Date :12/16/2015 7:10 AM
​In this week's end-of-year video blog, Mark Fields introduced the term "growing lean" as part of the next steps in accelerating our One Ford Plan.

Fiesta Sleigh Brings Christmas Cheer to Niehl Employees
Updated Date :12/16/2015 3:53 AM
​To celebrate Christmas, the creative team at the Niehl plant in Cologne recently took a Fiesta ‘sleigh’ on a journey along the production lines delivering a present to employees.

Ford and Corning Introduce Industry-First Gorilla Glass Hybrid Windshield Technology on All-New Ford GT Supercar
Updated Date :12/15/2015 4:26 PM
​What started as a lightweight concept technology is about to become reality for Ford GT customers when the all-new supercar debuts the Corning® Gorilla® Glass© hybrid windshield.

'By Design,' 'Be Unstoppable' Appeal to Emotion
Updated Date :12/9/2015 3:56 PM
​Thirty-seven years ago, Built Ford Tough became the mantra for Ford trucks. Today, the phrase still resonates with employees and customers alike, and Ford’s Marketing team believes that the two new platforms conceived for the company’s SUVs and cars – Be Unstoppable and By Design – will grow in time to have the same impact and longevity. 

INSIDE POLITICS: The Impact of the New Global Climate Deal
Updated Date :12/14/2015 12:19 PM
​​Over the weekend, global leaders from more than 190 countries came together in pledging to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  

Ford Commercial Vehicle Sales Top 100,000 in UK
Updated Date :12/11/2015 5:53 AM
​Ford has sold more than 100,000 commercial vehicles for the year-to-date, the first time sales have passed six figures in a full year since 1989.

Ford Powers on at Essen Motor Show
Updated Date :12/10/2015 7:43 AM
​​More than 350,000 car enthusiasts visited this year’s Essen Motor Show in Germany – and Ford was there in force. Second only to the IAA in Frankfurt, the annual Essen Motor Show celebrates performance road cars, tuning and race cars, too.

Ford’s European Sales Rise 20% in November; Market Share Increases on Strength of New Cars, SUVs, CVs
Updated Date :12/11/2015 3:19 AM
​ Ford’s European sales rose 20 percent in November and improved its market share on rising demand for its newest passenger cars, SUVs and commercial vehicles. It was Ford’s best November in Europe since 2009.

1.0-litre EcoBoost Delivers Performance To Customers In 72 Countries
Updated Date :12/11/2015 4:04 AM
​​Ford’s award-winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine now powers one-in-five new Ford vehicles.

Ford Investing $4.5 Billion in Electrified Vehicle Solutions, Reimagining How to Create Future Vehicle User Experiences
Updated Date :12/10/2015 10:28 AM
​Ford is investing an additional $4.5 billion in electrified vehicle solutions by 2020 as well as changing how the company develops vehicle experiences for customers – all to make people’s lives better by changing the way the world moves.

Inspiration, Ingenuity and Self-Identity Figure Prominently in 2016 Trends
Updated Date :12/10/2015 1:40 PM
​No one knows what the future holds, but Sheryl Connelly, manager, Global Trends and Futuring, is providing insight into the 10 trends that will shape our lives in 2016 in the fourth annual edition of the Looking Further with Ford trend report. 

Ford Accelerates Expansion of Electrified Vehicle Battery Research and Development, Benefiting Customers Worldwide
Updated Date :12/10/2015 10:04 AM
​Ford is expanding its electrified vehicles research and development program in Europe and Asia this year, creating a “hub and spoke” system that allows the global team to further accelerate battery technology and take advantage of market-specific opportunities.

Ford Sensor Technology Applied to Motorcycles for New Mobility Insights; Improves Medical Care for Rural Africans
Updated Date :12/10/2015 9:28 AM
​Ford is expanding its use of sensor technology to motorcycles, helping researchers and programmers better understand how cars, bikes and other modes of transportation together can create new mobility solutions and make people’s lives better – including improving healthcare in rural West Africa.

Ford Dynamic Shuttle Service Moves from Experiment to Pilot, Providing Point-to-Point Shuttle Rides for Employees
Updated Date :12/10/2015 9:37 AM
​Ford is piloting an on-demand Dynamic Shuttle service for its Dearborn, Michigan, employees this month, providing a new mobility solution featuring smart ride-hailing technology with premium customized shuttles, applying insights from earlier experiments and research with global urban commuters.

First Compressed Natural Gas and Propane-Capable 2016 Ford F-150 Rolls Off the Line at Kansas City
Updated Date :12/9/2015 7:04 AM
​The first 2016 Ford F-150 with the ability to run on clean-burning compressed natural gas has rolled off the assembly line, making Ford – America’s truck leader – the only manufacturer to offer a CNG/propane-capable half-ton pickup.

Ford All-Wheel Drive and Four-Wheel Drive Sales to Double, SUV Sales to Triple in Europe
Updated Date :12/9/2015 4:49 AM
​Ford Motor Company expects to sell 139,000 all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive vehicles in Europe in 2016 – a 120 per cent increase compared to 2014.

Intensive Dune Buggy Desert Routes and Arctic Testing Help Ensure Ford Intelligent All Wheel Drive is Ready for Anything
Updated Date :12/9/2015 4:41 AM
​Deep in California’s Mojave Desert, extreme sports enthusiasts pilot quadbikes, motorbikes and “sand rail” dune buggies up and down towering sand dunes.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Campus Branding and Alliance Workforce Strengthens External Partnerships, Promotes Ford Brand
Updated Date :12/8/2015 9:36 AM
Congratulations to the 2014 Diversity and Inclusion Award-winning Campus Branding and Alliance Workforce team in the category of Strengthening External Partnerships. The team successfully connected outside of the company through community outreach to further Ford Motor Company as the company/brand of choice. The team worked with six renowned universities in Taiwan to further promote the Ford brand.​

Want to Design an Ad for Times Square or LA? Ford is Giving Consumers the Chance
Updated Date :12/8/2015 7:24 AM
​Ford’s newest billboards won’t be designed by the company, but by its consumers.

Ford Commits $250,000 for Chennai Flood Relief, Sets Up Employee Donation Link
Updated Date :12/7/2015 6:52 AM
​Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford, is taking steps to provide emergency assistance for flooding victims in Chennai, India. Ford Fund will donate $100,000 in immediate grants to local emergency relief organizations, along with $50,000 for ongoing rebuilding efforts. Ford also will match all employee donations to the Chennai Relief Fund up to a total of $100,000.

Ford Offers Apple Siri® Eyes-Free to Millions of Vehicles Globally Through SYNC® Software Update
Updated Date :12/3/2015 9:19 AM
​Ford today is releasing a new software update for more than 5 million SYNC-equipped vehicles dating back to the 2011 model year, adding more convenience for Apple iPhone users with Siri Eyes-Free capability.

Minnesota and Central Michigan to Play in 2015 Quick Lane Bowl
Updated Date :12/7/2015 7:06 AM
​The University of Minnesota and Central Michigan University will play in the 2015 Quick Lane Bowl at Ford Field on Monday, Dec. 28 at 5 p.m. The game will air nationally on ESPN2.

International SOS: Taking Care Of Your Health And Safety On Business Travel
Updated Date :11/10/2015 2:33 AM
​The health and safety of Ford employees is a key priority, not just within manufacturing, but also for employees travelling on business around the world.

Ford of Canada is Named One of the Ten Best Companies to Work for in Canada
Updated Date :12/3/2015 11:53 AM
​​In addition to our recent recognition in the Globe and Mail, Ford of Canada has now been named one of the ‘Ten Best Companies to Work for in Canada’ by the Financial Post.  This special honour recognizes companies in Canada that offer tremendous employment opportunities, along with leading-edge comprehensive employee benefits.

Ford Beats UK Market Growth in November with Sales and Share Increases in All Sectors
Updated Date :12/4/2015 5:42 AM
​UK market leader Ford increased sales and share and exceeded market growth across all sectors in November as it reinforced its lead in total vehicle, car and commercial vehicle sales. 

Meet Ford GT Driver Richard Westbrook
Updated Date :12/3/2015 5:39 AM
​Britain’s Richard Westbrook is one of two Europeans who will drive the all-new Ford GT in the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in the U.S.

Marketing, Sales & Service Works to Enhance Ford Culture
Updated Date :12/3/2015 10:54 AM
​The Marketing, Sales & Service (MS&S) Culture Strategy team recently hosted a global panel discussion called “Ford Gen Next” to gain insight and perspective on Millennials.  It is one example of how the team is working to help improve the Ford culture and enhance the performance of work teams around the globe. 

We Need Your Vote for Ford’s Thirty Under 30
Updated Date :12/2/2015 12:11 PM
​Three months ago, Executive Chairman Bill Ford announced an innovative new community initiative: Gather 30 employees from across the U.S. under the age of 30 and teach them how to be young philanthropists.

Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle: November, 2015
Updated Date :12/2/2015 7:03 AM
​​Why not more? That might be the question you’re asking after seeing a gain of 0.4 percent over last year. The overall industry was a bit stronger, showing about a 2 percent gain.  Why didn’t our U.S. sales increase more? 

Ford Returns to CES 2016 with Ford GT as Official Show Vehicle
Updated Date :12/3/2015 7:34 AM
​Ford is returning to CES in January with even more news on the company’s holistic approach to create products and services that make people’s lives better.

New Ford Autonomous Tech Turns Traffic Jams into Chill Time and Parks Your Car by Remote Control
Updated Date :12/2/2015 10:13 AM
Being stuck in a traffic jam can be tiring, stressful and tedious. But that is exactly what drivers in Europe do for 30 hours every year on average. Ford is currently developing a technology that could make driving in congestion more relaxing.

Ford Cars and SUVs Drive Strong November Sales
Updated Date :12/2/2015 12:49 PM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. sales rose three per cent in November, the third consecutive month of sales growth, as customers continued to make Ford Canada’s top-selling brand.

Ford is UK’s Most Trusted Car Brand
Updated Date :12/1/2015 11:48 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – Ford is the most trusted automotive brand in the UK, according to a new survey. 

Ford Announces Senior Leadership Team Changes
Updated Date :12/1/2015 4:19 PM
​Ford Motor Company today is announcing a series of changes in its senior leadership team as it continues to deliver the company’s One Ford plan for profitable growth.

2017 Super Duty Brings $1.3 Billion Investment to Kentucky Truck Plant
Updated Date :12/1/2015 2:24 PM
​Ford Motor Company, America’s truck leader, will create 2,000 new jobs and invest $1.3 billion in its Kentucky Truck Plant to support the launch of the all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty truck – the toughest, smartest, most capable Super Duty truck lineup ever.

Ford Germany Sales Climb 23 Per Cent in November
Updated Date :12/1/2015 11:43 AM
COLOGNE, Germany - Ford sold 23,664 cars and commercial vehicles in Germany in November - an increase of 4,360 units or around 23 per cent compared with the same month last year.

Strong F-Series, Van Demand Boosts Truck Sales to Best November since 2007; New Products Grow Year-to-Date Sales
Updated Date :12/1/2015 9:17 AM
​Ford Motor Company November U.S. sales totaled 187,794 vehicles, up slightly at 0.4 percent compared to a year ago.

UAW-Ford Collective Bargaining Agreement Part of the Foundation for an Even Stronger Business in Years Ahead
Updated Date :11/30/2015 8:12 AM
​The new collective bargaining agreement ratified on Friday, Nov. 20 by United Auto Workers (UAW) represented employees in the United States provides a good foundation for Ford (NYSE: F) to create an even stronger business in the years ahead.

Ford MPVs Claim Gold, Silver and Bronze in Scotland
Updated Date :11/30/2015 8:09 AM
All-new Ford Galaxy claimed overall “MPV of the year” at the 2015 Scottish Car of The Year awards. S-MAX and C-MAX were placed second and third in this highly competitive segment.

Ford of Canada Pulls Sheet Off 2017 Super Duty at Canadian Western Agribition
Updated Date :11/25/2015 11:32 AM
​The Canadian Western Agribition (CWA), held in Regina, Saskatchewan, is the largest livestock show in Canada and the country’s most extensive agribusiness trade show.

Five Ford Transit Connect Vans Donated to Help Feed Those in Need Starting this Holiday Season, from Florida to Arizona
Updated Date :11/25/2015 10:46 AM
​Ford is helping to ensure more people have enough to eat this holiday season by donating five Transit Connect cargo vans to organizations that provide hunger relief services.

From Salt Spreaders to ATV Platforms: Ford Tough Tests All-New Super Duty Cargo Boxes with Aftermarket Equipment
Updated Date :11/24/2015 12:02 PM
​From virtual torture testing in supercomputers to purpose-built potholes, Ford has tough tested the all-new Super Duty – the toughest, smartest, most capable Super Duty ever – to make sure it’s ready for popular aftermarket cargo box equipment that ranges from glass racks to salt spreaders.

Meet the Minds Behind the Ford Multimodal Journey
Updated Date :11/20/2015 10:40 AM
​A lawyer, a nationally ranked skier, a designer who launched his career as a clay modeler, and an avid mountain biker; the minds behind Ford Motor Company’s multimodal journey experiments are proof that disparate interests and experiences can merge to create dynamic, revolutionary results.

Ford Teams with The Emily Post Institute to Offer Holiday Driving Tips
Updated Date :11/23/2015 7:12 AM
​​Holiday driving can cause more than road rage – it can wreak havoc on relationships. Whether stuck in Thanksgiving traffic or riding for hours with the in-laws, the “most wonderful time of the year” has serious potential to turn family fun into family feud.

Let’s all get Cyber Smarter
Updated Date :11/23/2015 6:21 AM
​​Roopak Verma, Director of Information Technology, Ford of Europe, Middle East and Africa, explains why all employees need to become Cyber Smart in this video available to view now on @Ford Online.

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Announces Ford GT Driver Line-up
Updated Date :11/20/2015 4:53 PM
​​Ford Chip Ganassi Racing officially announced today the four drivers who will compete in the all-new Ford GT for the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

Aachen Employees Recognised for Innovation Excellence
Updated Date :11/20/2015 7:18 AM
​More than 100 employees from Ford’s Research and Advanced Engineering department and product development were recently honoured for their innovations at this year’s Reward and Recognition Event (RARE).

UAW-Ford National Labor Agreement Ratified
Updated Date :11/21/2015 12:07 AM
​The following statement on the UAW-Ford national labor agreement is from John Fleming, Executive Vice President, Global Manufacturing and Labor Affairs.

Weekly Top Stories: 11/20/2015
Updated Date :11/20/2015 10:33 AM
​​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for November 16 - 20, 2015.​

Unique Ford Suit Helps Teach Young People the Dangerous Effects of Driving Under the Influence of Illegal Drugs
Updated Date :11/19/2015 4:14 AM
​Ford Motor Company has created a unique suit to dramatically teach young people about the dangers of driving under the influence of illegal drugs.

Fuel Efficiency, Alternative Fuels and Sustainability Earn Ford F-150 the 2016 Green Truck of the Year™ Award
Updated Date :11/18/2015 2:25 PM
​Green Car Journal today named the Ford F-150 as the 2016 Green Truck of the Year™ at the San Antonio Auto & Truck Show in Texas.

​Ford Motor Company Receives Perfect Score on 2016 Corporate Equality Index
Updated Date :11/19/2015 10:19 AM
​Ford received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.​

Ford Shelby GT350, GT350R Mustang Makes Car and Driver 2016 10Best List
Updated Date :11/19/2015 9:15 AM
​Car and Driver magazine has named the Shelby® GT350 and GT350R Mustang to its 2016 10Best list, which recognizes the best new cars available in the United States for under $80,000. This marks the 10th time a version of Ford’s pony car has been named to the prestigious list.

New Trend Video Series: Elusive Health
Updated Date :11/18/2015 1:23 PM
Today on @Ford Online we continue our monthly trend series featuring Sheryl Connelly, manager, Global Trends and Futuring.  These monthly videos are designed to provide a snapshot of the ten trends featured in the 2015 Looking Forward with Ford trends book. 

Spirit of Detroit Joins Ford Volunteer Corps, Dresses in Ford Blue to Celebrate 10 Years of Building Stronger Communities
Updated Date :11/18/2015 12:06 PM
​Ford Motor Company Fund has enlisted the iconic Spirit of Detroit sculpture to help celebrate 10 years of the Ford Volunteer Corps and symbolize Ford’s continuing commitment to the city.

Re-birth of an Icon – The Final Chapter
Updated Date :11/18/2015 3:32 AM
The eighth and concluding part of the Re-birth of an Icon – Ford’s acclaimed documentary on the inside story of the development of the Focus RS – sees the Ford Performance team at the Grattan Raceway in Michigan, USA, for the final sign-off.

The New Lincoln MKZ Reveals New Face of Lincoln
Updated Date :11/17/2015 5:17 PM
​DEARBORN - If you think the new Lincoln MKZ revealed today at the Los Angeles Auto Show is a typical mid-cycle update, think again.

Employees Get Sneak Peek of New Escape Before Public Unveiling
Updated Date :11/17/2015 11:38 AM
​​A low-key open house gave employees a sneak peek at the new 2017 Ford Escape last week, ahead of its official public reveal at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Quiet Luxury: Technology, Performance and Design Drive 2017 Lincoln MKZ
Updated Date :11/17/2015 2:34 PM
​Discover your new favorite space. The new Lincoln MKZ combines intuitive technology, effortless performance and distinctive design to deliver an enhanced driving experience Lincoln calls quiet luxury.

New Ford SYNC Connect Technology: Owners Can Lock, Unlock, Start, Locate Vehicle Using Smartphone
Updated Date :11/17/2015 12:20 PM
​With SYNC® Connect, Ford is enhancing its connected car capability – now making it easier for customers to use by providing remote access to their vehicle features via a smartphone app.

Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang, Ford Edge Receive Top Honors from
Updated Date :11/17/2015 9:58 AM
​The 2016 Reader’s Choice Car of the Year award goes to Ford Shelby® GT350 Mustang – the second year in a row a version of the iconic pony car has received the award.

Ford Launching Technology-Packed New Escape; More Connectivity, Innovative Features Make Driving Safer, Easier
Updated Date :11/16/2015 12:47 PM
​The popular Ford Escape SUV is newly engineered to make customers feel unstoppable – with even more driver-assist technologies to help enable safer and easier driving, new mobile connectivity that allows owners to interact with their vehicle from anywhere through a smartphone app, and two new efficient EcoBoost® engines.

Demand for New Ford Focus ST Doubles
Updated Date :11/13/2015 3:37 AM
​Ford Focus ST sales have doubled since the introduction of a new model with an expanded petrol and diesel engine line-up for the first time in early 2015, with customers purchasing 10,000 vehicles in the first 10 months of the year.

Get to Know New Ford Galaxy
Updated Date :11/13/2015 4:38 AM
​Ford chief programme engineer Uli Koesters gives a personal tour of the all-new Ford Galaxy in this video which highlights the remarkable versatility and cutting edge technologies that are trademarks of this luxury people mover.

Ford Posts Best October European Vehicle Sales Since 2009
Updated Date :11/13/2015 6:14 AM
​Ford has posted its best October European total vehicle sales since 2009, and seen its commercial vehicle sales record their highest October figure since 1993.

Original Rosie the Riveters Take a Victory Lap in a Vintage WWII Bomber
Updated Date :11/13/2015 7:39 AM
​During World War II, as men marched off to war, thousands of their wives, mothers, girlfriends and daughters went to work at Ford Motor Company’s Willow Run plant and elsewhere, assembling bombers and earning the nickname Rosie the Riveter. This week, in celebration of Veterans Day, six original “Rosie the Riveter” workers were passengers aboard a B-17 Flying Fortress.

Ford First Automaker to Test Autonomous Vehicle at Mcity, University of Michigan’s Simulated Urban Environment
Updated Date :11/13/2015 6:50 AM
​Ford is the first automaker to test autonomous vehicles at Mcity – the full-scale simulated real-world urban environment at the University of Michigan. The 32-acre facility is part of the university’s Mobility Transformation Center.

Ford F-150 Pro Trailer Backup Assist Named "Best of Innovation" Awards Honoree for CES 2016
Updated Date :11/12/2015 12:50 PM
​Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ on the 2016 Ford F-150 is named the top CES® 2016 Best of Innovation Awards Honoree in the Vehicle Intelligence category by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) ™, formerly the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ®.

Ford F-150 Wins Kelley Blue Book Truck Best Buy Award for Second Consecutive Year
Updated Date :11/12/2015 12:30 PM
​Kelley Blue Book’s, The Trusted Resource® for car buyers, has named the Ford F-150 pickup its Truck Best Buy for the second consecutive year.

Ford Thailand Releases 100 Sea Turtles into Gulf of Thailand
Updated Date :11/11/2015 2:57 AM
Bangkok, Thailand — Ford Thailand, in partnership with the Marine and Coastal Resources Research and Development Center, recently released 100 one-year old sea turtles into the wild. Ford supports the Center to nurse the baby turtles until they are ready to be released off the coast of Mun Nai Island in Rayong province.

KCAP Veterans Committee Hosts T-Shirt Drive and Honors MIA/POW Soldiers
Updated Date :11/11/2015 11:23 AM
​The Veterans Committee at Kansas City Assembly Plant held a T-shirt drive to raise funds for the local Veterans Association hospital and charitable program networks. Each year, the proceeds are donated to resources within the city to assist veterans who return from active duty or those who have served and need help finding work in the community.

EcoBoost Sales Up 46 Percent Year-to-Date; Sales of Turbo Technology Expected to Top 1 Million in 2015 for First Time
Updated Date :11/11/2015 8:26 AM
​Year-to-date, total sales of EcoBoost®-powered Ford vehicles are up 46 percent. Ford expects 2015 will be the first year in which EcoBoost-equipped vehicles in the United States exceed 1 million sales.

Launched - Re-birth of an Icon (Episode Seven)
Updated Date :11/11/2015 4:45 AM
​The seventh episode focusses on the first public track-outing of the Ford Focus RS at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in England with Ken Block.

How New Ford Technology Can Make Your Car Work Like a Giant Pair of Noise-Cancelling Headphones
Updated Date :11/11/2015 4:05 AM
​Whether used for minimising background noise on a business flight, or silencing the babble of commuters on a train, noise-cancelling headphones have made journeys more serene and enjoyable for millions. Now, Ford has applied the same thinking to its cars.

13 Ford Executives Named to Automotive News List of 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry
Updated Date :11/9/2015 1:23 PM
​Every five years since 2000, Automotive News compiles a list of the 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry. The 2015 list – which recognizes top female executives at automakers, suppliers and dealerships – includes 13 executives from Ford Motor Company.

Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang Named 2016 Road & Track Performance Car of the Year
Updated Date :11/10/2015 7:18 AM
​The Ford Shelby® GT350R Mustang has been named 2016 Road & Track Performance Car of the Year by a runaway vote – beating out seven of the world’s best new sports cars in a competition that evaluated the vehicles on both road and track.

Ford: TPP Does Not Hold Currency Manipulators Accountable
Updated Date :11/9/2015 12:35 PM
​​The Obama Administration on Thursday, Nov. 5 released the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement along with a separate currency pact designed to address unfair currency practices.

UAW-Ford Tentative Agreement Reached
Updated Date :11/6/2015 2:02 PM
Ford Motor Company released a statement regarding the tentative agreement reached with the United Auto Workers.

Ford Mustang Named Ultimate Stunt Car by Former ‘Stig’ Ben Collins in New Film; 10,000 Mustangs Sold in Europe
Updated Date :11/9/2015 2:51 AM
​The all-new Ford Mustang has been named the ultimate stunt car by Ben Collins – top Hollywood stunt driver, racing driver and former “Stig” on the BBC’s “Top Gear” – in his new film “Ben Collins: Stunt Driver”.

‘We Were A Car And Truck Company. Now We’ve Redefined Ourselves As A Mobility Company’ – Bill Ford Addresses Web Summit
Updated Date :11/5/2015 8:42 AM
​Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford discusses the future of mobility in this live interview at Web Summit, now showing on @Ford Online.

Ford and Michelin Team Up to Provide Custom-Engineered Tires for Ford Performance Vehicle Lineup
Updated Date :11/4/2015 10:18 AM
​Ford and Michelin are entering into an official relationship for Ford Performance vehicles. Producer of some of the world’s highest-performing sports car and off-road tires, Michelin will provide tire fitments for the Ford Performance vehicle lineup, including Ford GT, Shelby® GT350 and Shelby GT350R Mustang, Fiesta ST, Focus ST and RS, and F-150 Raptor.

Ford of Britain Boosts Sales Lead Across All Sectors
Updated Date :11/5/2015 7:13 AM
​UK market leader Ford recorded 101,598 65-plate registrations during September and October, as it stretched its sales leads in total vehicle, car and commercial vehicles. 

Bill Ford Receives Irish Heritage Scroll in Recognition of Ancestral Roots
Updated Date :11/4/2015 7:03 AM
​Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford has been presented with a prestigious Irish Heritage Scroll in recognition of his Irish ancestral roots.

Launched - Re-birth of an Icon (Episode Six)
Updated Date :11/4/2015 12:37 PM
The sixth episode of our eight part documentary following the design, build and development of the all-new Ford Focus RS is now available to view on @Ford Online.​

2016 Cobra Jet Mustang Drag Racer Unveiled at SEMA, Continues Evolution of Ford Turnkey Race Car Program
Updated Date :11/4/2015 10:31 AM
​Ford Performance proudly unveiled the 2016 Cobra Jet Mustang today at the Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas, marking the newest iteration of Cobra Jet as a limited-edition turnkey race car.

Hot Trick: Ford Mustang, Focus and F-Series Named Hottest Car, Sport-Compact and Truck of 2015 SEMA Show
Updated Date :11/4/2015 7:42 AM
​Ford Mustang, Ford Focus and Ford F-Series are officially Hottest Car, Hottest Sport-Compact and Hottest Truck of this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association show. The SEMA award recognizes the most popular vehicles the organization’s members feature in their displays at the weeklong event. 2015 marks the first time any OEM has won three of the coveted awards.

Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle: October, 2015
Updated Date :11/4/2015 7:01 AM
​For those of you that have been reading this column since the beginning of the year, we talked in great detail about the second half of the year and the uplift we would receive from our new products. Here we are.  October marked our best overall and retail sales performance since 2004, with both up 13 percent for the month. 

Ford Names Drive Efficient the €50,000 Winner of the SYNC AppLink Developer Challenge Dublin
Updated Date :11/3/2015 2:50 PM
​​DUBLIN – Ford Motor Company today announced Drive Efficient as the winner of the SYNC AppLink Developer Challenge Dublin – a 24-hour competition to design apps for Ford’s SYNC voice-activated in-car connectivity system.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Purchasing FCG Events and Communications Team Promotes Inclusiveness at Ford
Updated Date :11/3/2015 10:28 AM
​​Congratulations to the 2014 Diversity and Inclusion Award winners “Purchasing Ford College Graduate E&C Team” for Leveraging a Diverse Workforce.  

Kansas City Assembly Plant is Royally Proud
Updated Date :11/2/2015 5:15 PM
​​With the Kansas City Royals claiming the title of 2015 World Series Champions, Kansas City Assembly Plant employees proudly wore their blue and white KC Royals gear the next morning.

New Ford Car Sales Soar 11.6% in Germany in October
Updated Date :11/3/2015 9:44 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford of Germany has announced an 11.6 per cent increase in new car registrations for October when compared with the same month last year.​

Demand for Company’s Newest Vehicles Pushes Ford Sales to a 13 Percent Gain in October; Retail Sales up 13 Percent
Updated Date :11/3/2015 8:54 AM
​Ford Motor Company U.S. sales totaled 213,938 vehicles last month, up 13 percent from a year ago. Retail sales results were up 13 percent with 154,036 vehicles sold – for the company’s best October sales performance since 2004.

Ford Expands SYNC Voice Controlled App Offerings with Ministry of Sound Music Streaming Service
Updated Date :11/2/2015 8:41 AM
DUBLIN, Ireland – Ford Motor Company today announced that Ministry of Sound, a music streaming service, is among three new voice control apps for Ford SYNC with AppLink – ahead of leading technology conference Web Summit taking place in Dublin from Nov. 3-5.​

Joey Logano Pulls Off Another Sweep As He Wins Second Straight Martinsville Pole
Updated Date :11/2/2015 7:17 AM
​JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion – “It’s an amazing run we’re on right now.  This Shell/Pennzoil team is unbelievable.  I’m just the lucky guy that gets to drive this thing right now.  It’s so much fun.  We’re doing everything right, but all of that can end in a blink of an eye, so we just have to keep our focus.

Bill Ford to Call for More Cross-Industry Collaboration in Drive for New Transportation Solutions
Updated Date :11/2/2015 3:55 AM
​The automotive industry and tech companies large and small can work together to transform urban mobility and improve lives in today’s connected world.

Ohio Farm Creates Giant Corn Maze Inspired by All-New Ford F-150
Updated Date :10/30/2015 7:55 AM
​Inspired by the all-new Ford F-150, Leaders Farms near Napoleon, Ohio, has created a seven-acre corn maze as a tribute to Ford’s latest half-ton pickup – the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever.

Record Profits, Company Focus Take Center Stage at 3Q Global Town Hall
Updated Date :10/29/2015 9:49 AM
President and CEO Mark Fields kicked off the third quarter global town hall with what he considers very, very good news.

Out now - Re-birth of an Icon (Episode Five)
Updated Date :10/28/2015 4:50 AM
​Episode five of our eight part documentary following the design, build and development of the all-new Ford Focus RS is available to view now on @Ford Online.

Why Did The (Young) Pedestrian Cross the Road? To Talk on the Phone, Text and Watch Videos, Ford Survey Shows
Updated Date :10/28/2015 12:54 PM
COLOGNE, Germany – No sidewalk or hallway is safe from mishap in these days of smartphone entranced, text-happy pedestrians.

Ford Sollers Announces the Start of Full-Cycle Production for the New Ford Explorer
Updated Date :10/27/2015 3:34 AM
​ Ford Sollers has started full-cycle production of the new Ford Explorer at its modernized assembly plant in Elabuga, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia.

16th CLAD Awards Celebrate Diversity and Inclusion
Updated Date :10/27/2015 4:28 AM
​Ford of Europe paid a special tribute to employees who have gone further to promote diversity and inclusion at the annual Chairman’s Leadership Awards for Diversity (CLAD).

Joey Logano Completes NASCAR Contender Round Chase Sweep With Third Straight Victory
Updated Date :10/26/2015 7:17 AM
Joey Logano’s win Sunday is his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory of the season and 14th of his career.

Ford Makes it Easier to Stay Connected with Friends, Family and News, as More People Keep in Touch via Social Media
Updated Date :10/26/2015 6:16 AM
Ford is making it easier for the increasing numbers of people who use social media to stay connected with friends, family, and the wider world on the move while keeping their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel.

Ford Works with Petty's Garage to Release Three Mustang GT King Edition Models
Updated Date :10/23/2015 9:59 AM
​Featuring up to 727 horsepower, the new Petty’s Garage 2016 Mustang GT King edition means that Ford’s pony will be hell for some cats.

Ford Earns Top Grade for Water Conservation
Updated Date :10/22/2015 12:40 PM
Ford Motor Company received the top score for its work on global water conservation from CDP, the world’s only environmental disclosure agency.

The Hispanic Expression of Ford's New 'By Design' Campaign
Updated Date :10/20/2015 9:37 AM
​​As an extension of the new Ford TV campaign "By Design," Ford will be airing a series of commercials that will specifically target the U.S. Hispanic market.

Don’t Miss This - Re-birth of an Icon (Episode Four)
Updated Date :10/21/2015 4:41 AM
​The fourth installment of our eight part documentary charting the design, build and development of the all-new Ford Focus RS is available to view now on @Ford Online.

Ford of Europe Management Changes
Updated Date :10/21/2015 4:09 AM
​Jeff Wood, vice president, Manufacturing, Ford of Europe, has elected to retire after more than 30 years at Ford.

Mustang Beats Rivals to German Sport Car Award
Updated Date :10/20/2015 7:46 AM
​New Ford Mustang is capturing the hearts and minds of fans in Germany.

Looking to the Gecko for Answers; Ford to Seek Solutions by Mimicking Nature
Updated Date :10/20/2015 2:18 PM
​Ford Motor Company will chart new territory as it seeks to create adhesive innovations inspired by the gecko. Ford will also work with Procter & Gamble, sharing research findings as both companies look to biomimicry for a host of business solutions.

Ford Announces Senior Leadership Team Changes
Updated Date :10/20/2015 7:15 AM
​Ford Motor Company today is announcing a series of changes in its senior leadership team as it continues to deliver the company’s One Ford plan for profitable growth.

Rally Ford Fiestas Clinch Three Major Titles in Two Weeks
Updated Date :10/20/2015 3:18 AM
​Ford Fiesta rally cars prepared by M-Sport have clinched three major titles and a host of podium finishes in the past fortnight, confirming the car’s prowess on tarmac and gravel.

Ford GT Completes Mini European Tour
Updated Date :10/19/2015 8:28 AM
​All-new Ford GT has been making a big impression in Europe ahead of its launch and return to Le Mans in 2016.

Joey Logano Makes It Two Straight Wins in NASCAR's Chase Contender Round With Kansas Triumph
Updated Date :10/19/2015 7:32 AM
JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion – VICTORY LANE INTERVIEW – TAKE US THROUGH WHAT HAPPENED WITH MATT AND THE LAPS BEFORE?  “It was just hard racing.  He raced me really hard.  I raced him the same way he raced me.  It was a lot of fun out there racing for a win like that. 

Ford Motor Company Expands Hunger-Relief Programs in New England as Part of Broader Community Commitment
Updated Date :10/15/2015 7:57 AM
​Ford Motor Company is expanding its commitment in New England by launching a new philanthropic initiative with local dealers that will include $2 million to fight hunger across the region.

Ford Police Interceptor Achieves 61 Percent Market Share for First Half of 2015
Updated Date :10/13/2015 12:25 PM
​Ford Police Interceptor Sedan and Utility vehicles gained six points of market share for 2015, according to Ford analysis of the latest registration data from Polk/IHS Automotive.

Ford Motor Company Named One of LinkedIn's 2015 "100 Most InDemand Employers in North America"
Updated Date :10/14/2015 2:13 PM
​Ford Motor Company has been recognized as one of the world’s most attractive employers for 2015 according to LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network on the Internet.

3D Printing Helps Ford Develop Cars Faster – and Means You Can Build a Supercar in Your Own Home
Updated Date :10/15/2015 7:25 AM
​Here’s a reason to add a 3D printer to your Christmas list. The technology can now be used at home to print models of some of Ford’s most desired cars, including the all-new Ford GT, Ford Mustang, and Focus RS.

Ford to Deliver More Power to Employees; Network of Charging Stations to Expand
Updated Date :10/15/2015 9:49 AM
Ford Motor Company is highlighting its commitment to plug-in electric vehicles by expanding efforts to provide more workplace charging stations to employees across the United States and Canada.

Ford in Europe Factories Save Enough Energy to Power Oxford for a Year; Power Usage Cut 25% over 5 Years
Updated Date :10/15/2015 4:07 AM
​Ford in Europe is on course to achieve a reduction in energy usage of 25 per cent from 2011 to 2016 per vehicle produced, following investments of €23 million specifically targeting energy waste.

All-new Ford Focus RS Accelerates up to 1,500 Orders in the UK
Updated Date :10/14/2015 10:10 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – Ford’s all-new Focus RS has raced up to 1,500 orders from UK buyers without a single test drive being taken.​

Out Now - Re-birth of an Icon (Episode Three)
Updated Date :10/14/2015 7:27 AM
​Episode Three of our eight part documentary charting the design, build and development of the all-new Ford Focus RS is now available to view on @Ford Online.

VIDEO: Ford GT Hits the Track
Updated Date :10/13/2015 1:41 PM
Check out this never-before-seen footage of the Ford GT's twin-turbo 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine on the dynamometer in Dearborn, Mich., footage from its first test at Sebring and much more.

Ford F-Series Named Truck Line of Texas, Explorer is SUV of Texas, F-150 Pro Trailer Backup Assist Wins Best Technology
Updated Date :10/13/2015 8:18 AM
​Ford F-Series is named Truck Line of Texas by Texas Auto Writers Association, while the 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum is named SUV of Texas and Pro Trailer Backup Assist, debuting on the 2016 Ford F-150, takes home Best Technology honors.

New Trend Video Series: Flaunting Failure
Updated Date :10/9/2015 9:02 AM
​​Today on @Ford Online we continue our monthly trend series featuring Sheryl Connelly, manager, Global Trends and Futuring.  These monthly videos are designed to provide a snapshot of the ten trends featured in the 2015 Looking Forward with Ford trends book. 

How Car Sharing, Rather than Ownership, is Striking a Chord with Germany’s Millennials, Ford Study Shows
Updated Date :10/13/2015 3:44 AM
​A new Ford study of the mobility preferences of millennials in Germany shows that growing numbers are in favour of car sharing as an alternative to car ownership.

Focus RS Engineers Drop the Hammer: Hot Hatch Buyers to Get Monstrous Output of 350 Horsepower
Updated Date :10/12/2015 10:08 AM
​​The unique EcoBoost® engine in the all-new Focus RS will produce 350 horsepower – far exceeding original estimates of 315 – along with 350 lb.-ft. torque.

Innovators and Thought Leaders Gather at Primary Brand Event in Shanghai
Updated Date :10/12/2015 6:38 AM
SHANGHAI, China — For more than 100 years, Ford as a brand has been closely associated with mobility and providing a means for people to get from one place to another. With urbanization and increasing congestion becoming the norm for billions of people, Ford is working to change how the world moves — again.

Ford GT Through the Lens
Updated Date :10/7/2015 4:47 AM
​World famous photographer Rene Staud reveals that shooting the new Ford GT at his studio in Germany was a “dream come true”, in this video interview showing now on @Ford Online.

Fusion Drivers: What Do You Think?
Updated Date :10/8/2015 11:40 AM
​Do you drive a Ford Fusion? Tell us what you love about your car.

Ford Escape: Driving Growth in America's Small SUV Segment for 15 Years
Updated Date :10/8/2015 7:14 AM
​When the all-new Ford Escape debuted at the 2000 North American International Auto Show, the small SUV segment in North America was still quite small, with only a few competitors. But Ford felt it had something unique – the perfect go-anywhere offering for an emerging segment. Ford was right.

Understanding AWD
Updated Date :10/7/2015 4:29 AM
​Ford engineer Derek Ward explains the difference between AWD and 4WD in the first of a new series of short videos showing on @Ford Online.

Debbie Mielewski Receives 2015 Dr. Haren Gandhi Research and Innovation Award at Henry Ford Technology Awards Program
Updated Date :10/7/2015 1:16 PM
​Debbie Mielewski, Ph.D., senior technical leader at Ford’s Research and Innovation Center, Materials Sustainability, was the 2015 recipient of the Dr. Haren Gandhi Research and Innovation Award.​

​Bill Ford to Speak at Web Summit in Dublin; Ford Challenges Developers to Create Innovative Apps for SYNC AppLink
Updated Date :10/7/2015 9:35 AM
​Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford will speak on the opening day of Web Summit, one of the world’s leading conferences for technology and ideas.​

New Models Drive Ford Europe Sales Up 10 Per Cent in First Three Quarters of 2015
Updated Date :10/7/2015 7:08 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford’s European vehicle sales increased again in September driven by strong demand for its all-new or significantly freshened vehicle line-up, led by the new Mondeo, the company’s SUV range and commercial vehicle family.

Out Now - Re-birth of an Icon (Episode Two)
Updated Date :10/7/2015 6:07 AM
​The second instalment in an eight part documentary following the creation of the all-new Ford Focus RS is now available to view on @Ford Online.

Bill Ford to Speak at Web Summit in Dublin; Ford Challenges Developers to Create Innovative Apps for SYNC AppLink
Updated Date :10/6/2015 11:05 AM
​DUBLIN, Ireland – Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford will speak on the opening day of Web Summit, one of the world’s leading conferences for technology and ideas.

​Bill Ford Visits Palo Alto, Encourages Curiosity and Open-Mindedness
Updated Date :10/6/2015 12:48 PM
​Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford visited Silicon Valley recently where he had an opportunity to meet with employees at the company’s new Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto to discuss the important role they play in Ford’s future. 

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Ford GRIP Team Strengthens External Partnerships
Updated Date :10/6/2015 9:45 AM
​Since 2012, members of the West Market Area, Los Angeles Regional Team, Ford Credit Team, West Coast Design Studio, Ford Technical Training center, along with vendors and local Ford dealers, have come together as One Ford to support the Orange County Gang Reduction Intervention Partnership (GRIP) in 12 elementary and middle schools across Orange County, California. ​

New Ford #Mustang #EcoBoost Option Brings Younger Buyers in Southern California
Updated Date :10/5/2015 8:32 AM
​Younger buyers in Southern California opting for the new EcoBoost® engine option are driving sales growth for the new Ford Mustang – according to J.D. Power PIN data.

Ford Motor Company Named One of Interbrand's 2015 "Best Global Brands"
Updated Date :10/6/2015 7:29 AM
​Ford has been named one of the world’s more valuable brands for 2015 according to Interbrand, the world’s leading brand consultancy.

Ford Exceeds 70,000 UK Sales in September and Records Best Ever Monthly CV Registrations
Updated Date :10/6/2015 7:31 AM
​Ford total vehicle sales exceeded 70,000 in the UK in September as the company recorded its all-time best-ever month for commercial vehicle (CV) sales with 16,526 registrations.

Ford of Germany Employees Go Further to Help Refugees
Updated Date :10/5/2015 3:36 AM
​Ford employees are Going Further to help the increasing number of refugees seeking safety and shelter in Germany, through a variety of Community Involvement projects and other initiatives.

Introducing a Modern Creative Expression for Ford Cars
Updated Date :9/30/2015 11:01 AM
​We are pleased to introduce “By Design,” the new  U.S. advertising campaign for Ford cars. With stunning vehicle imagery, an energetic and modern feel and the iconic Ford script, it’s designed to make people take notice of our Ford car lineup today and entice consumers to want to learn more. 

Focus RS overload! Explore this Fact-Packed Infographic
Updated Date :10/5/2015 7:21 AM
​From its aggressive exhaust note and surging acceleration, to its impressive array of performance technologies, this interactive graphic reveals everything you need to know about the exciting new Focus RS.

Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle: September, 2015
Updated Date :10/2/2015 7:32 AM
​September was an amazing month for Ford any way you want slice it.  Our retail sales were up 23 percent, marking our best September sales performance since 2004. 

‘We’re Only Going to Get Better’ – Roelant de Waard
Updated Date :10/2/2015 4:14 AM
​Roelant de Waard talks cars, customer satisfaction, the power of social media, and playing in his son’s band in this exclusive senior executive interview with @Ford Online.

Record-breaking September sales for Ford of Canada
Updated Date :10/2/2015 9:17 AM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. saw the best month of September on record for both Ford F-Series and overall sales, growth of one per cent and four per cent respectively.  Lincoln sales grew 47 per cent, making this the best month of September since 2010.

ASEAN Customer Service Team Volunteers at School for the Deaf
Updated Date :10/2/2015 5:47 AM
​​Nearly 60 Ford Customer Service Division employees recently joined students at Thungmahamek School for the Deaf in Bangkok during their latest CSR activity.​

Ford U.S. Retail Sales Best Since 2004; Overall Sales Up 23 Percent on Strong Customer Demand for New Vehicles
Updated Date :10/1/2015 8:33 AM
​Ford Motor Company total U.S. sales increased 23 percent in September, with 221,599 vehicles sold. Retail sales also gained 23 percent, with sales of 168,522 vehicles – providing the company with its best September performance in 11 years. 

Cyber Security Awareness Month Starts Today!
Updated Date :9/30/2015 10:54 AM
​Today we begin a month long campaign to raise employee awareness regarding Cyber Security. Ford Motor Company’s President of the Americas, Joe Hinrichs and Cyber Steve, introduce Cyber Security Awareness Month

Dwayne Johnson Accepts Leading Role with Ford Service
Updated Date :10/1/2015 8:04 AM
​Ford announced today its new advertising campaign for Ford service, “The Specialists at Ford” – featuring big-screen action hero, producer and business entrepreneur Dwayne Johnson.

Don’t Miss This - Re-birth of an Icon (Episode One)
Updated Date :9/30/2015 8:04 AM
​The first of a series of behind the scenes documentaries charting the design and development of the all-new Ford Focus RS is now available to view on @Ford Online.

Building Strong Supplier Relationships
Updated Date :9/29/2015 11:05 AM
COLOGNE, Germany - CEOs from more than 90 of Ford’s top suppliers have attended a special meeting at the Design Centre in Cologne, Merkenich, where Jim Farley, Executive Vice President and President of Europe, Middle East and Africa gave an update on the current business situation in Europe.

Latest Space Communications Learnings from St. Petersburg University Help Ford Advance Connected Cars of the Future
Updated Date :9/29/2015 7:02 AM
​Ford Motor Company and St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University have reached the final phase of a large-scale research project aimed at enhancing vehicle communication technology. As a result of the work that leverages university telematics expertise in space robot communications, Ford has filed several patents on technologies that can serve to advance connected cars of the future.

Ford GT is Top Choice – No Kidding
Updated Date :9/29/2015 4:30 AM
​Ford’s GT ultra-high-performance supercar has beaten the Ferrari 488 Spider and Lamborghini Huracan to be named "Children's Choice" in the "Grand Prix Car Frankfurt Motor Show" competition held by RTL and Auto Plus in France.

National Hometown Hall of Famer Program Presented by Ford Kicks off In Detroit as Jerome Bettis Visits Renaissance High
Updated Date :9/28/2015 10:15 AM
​​Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2015 inductee Jerome Bettis will be honored in his hometown of Detroit on Tuesday, Sept. 29 – kicking off the fall schedule of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Hometown Hall of Famer™ program presented by Ford.

Joey Logano's Blue-Collar Day Results in Third-Place Loudon Finish
Updated Date :9/28/2015 7:29 AM
​ “Something happened in the right-front and it’s really odd that it happened that early.  We ran a lot of laps in practice on a set of tires as well, so we thought we would have seen some issues in practice, but I don’t know.  Something in the right-front broke or the right-front tire blew out and it just went straight when I got to turn one.” 

Ford Approves New Family of Low-Emission Petrol Engines for Its Bridgend Engine Plant in South Wales
Updated Date :9/25/2015 8:16 AM
​Ford has approved an investment of £181 million at its Bridgend Engine Plant in South Wales to produce a family of all-new, technologically-advanced, fuel-efficient petrol engines.

Hundreds Flock to WHQ for Simulcast Reveal of All-New Super Duty
Updated Date :9/25/2015 7:37 AM
​​Hundreds of employees from throughout Southeastern Michigan flocked to the auditorium at Ford World Headquarters (WHQ) Thursday to watch the excitement unfold as the all-new Ford F-Series Super Duty was revealed at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas with a special live simulcast in Dearborn. 

New FCSD Site Helps Better Prepare Drivers for Potential Accident Repairs
Updated Date :9/25/2015 7:03 AM
​​You can’t plan for an accident. But you can plan for the right repairs.

America's Work Truck Reinvented: All-New Ford Super Duty Is Toughest, Smartest, Most Capable Super Duty Ever
Updated Date :9/23/2015 7:10 AM
​Ford, America’s truck leader, today introduces the all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty – the toughest, smartest, most capable Super Duty truck lineup ever.

Camera Captures 360 Degree View of Ford at Frankfurt Motor Show
Updated Date :9/24/2015 6:09 AM
​Want to see why Ford is making such a splash at the Frankfurt Motor Show?

How Ford’s Global Voice-Activated SYNC Technology Responds to Local Accents
Updated Date :9/24/2015 4:27 AM
​ From the distinctive Scouse made world-famous by the Beatles, to Michael Caine’s sing-song Cockney, accents in the U.K., and across Europe, have delighted and confused listeners – as well as providing impersonators with a living.

Ford Motor Company Fund Goes to School with Innovative Education Programs, New Investments
Updated Date :9/23/2015 10:36 AM
​Automotive design can stir a person’s deepest passion. Rami Khoury knows the feeling. So does Konnor Bartels. They are two of the first five winners of the William Clay Ford Automotive Design Scholarship, honoring Mr. Ford’s legacy of design innovation and leadership.

​In the News: VW Accused of Using Defeat Device During Emission Testing
Updated Date :9/22/2015 3:48 PM
​Media are reporting that VW outfitted its diesel-powered cars with software that would employ measures to reduce emissions when tested.  Reports also indicate that this type of “defeat device” was engaged during the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency emission testing of VW diesel-powered vehicles.  Official investigations into the matter are ongoing.

Exclusive Behind the Scenes Documentary Reveals the Story Behind the All-New Ford Focus RS – ‘Rebirth of an Icon’
Updated Date :9/23/2015 5:04 AM
​From the searing heat of Arizona to the icy wastes of the Arctic, and from the design studio to the crash lab, Ford is revealing the behind-the-scenes story of creating the all-new Focus RS.

Custom 2016 Shelby GT350R Mustang to be Auctioned at Cattle Baron’s Ball in Aid of American Cancer Society
Updated Date :9/22/2015 12:11 PM
​Ford Motor Company is to auction a one-of-a-kind 2016 Shelby® GT350R Mustang for the American Cancer Society 2015 Cattle Baron’s Ball charity auction on Saturday, Sept. 26.

New Trend Video Series: Give & Take of Privacy
Updated Date :9/21/2015 1:19 PM
​Today on @Ford Online we continue our monthly trend series featuring Sheryl Connelly, manager, Global Trends and Futuring.  These monthly videos are designed to provide a snapshot of the ten trends featured in the 2015 Looking Forward with Ford trends book. 

Take a Tour of the Ford Stand at Frankfurt with Roelant de Waard
Updated Date :9/21/2015 4:22 AM
​The Frankfurt Motor Show is now in full swing but if you can’t get there, don’t worry - help is at hand!

How Ford Trucks Helped Build American History
Updated Date :9/18/2015 1:09 PM
​It’s certainly no secret that Ford trucks, and the men and women who depend on them, have a long and storied track record when it comes to getting the job done. One could even say that we own work. That’s why we want to share with you some tales of hard work.​

Ford EcoBoost Wins at Circuit of the Americas
Updated Date :9/21/2015 7:38 AM
​This was Scott Pruett’s 60th career win and his first with co-driver Joey Hand. It was the duo’s fourth podium of 2015 (p2 Long Beach/Watkins Glen, p3 Road America). The Ford EcoBoost team was the only prototype team to make only two pit stops.

‘Be as Excited as I am About the Future of Ford in Europe’ – Barb Samardzich
Updated Date :9/18/2015 10:31 AM
​Ford of Europe chief operating officer Barb Samardzich talks performance cars, SUVs and profitability in this exclusive interview with @Ford at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Seattle Fears Dangerous Drivers and Believes Technology Beneficial to Lessen Risk; Ford Smart Mobility Tour Showcases Technologies to Help
Updated Date :9/18/2015 7:25 AM
​A majority of Seattle residents fear dangerous drivers – according to a recent survey.

New Ford Smart Watch Apps Allow Electric Vehicle Owners to Check Status from their Wrist
Updated Date :9/17/2015 6:58 AM
​Drivers of Ford electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles can now access their battery charge status, unlock their doors and get a driving score from their last trip with the MyFord® Mobile application for smartwatches.

California Drops Plan to Cut Gas Use by 50 Percent
Updated Date :9/17/2015 7:48 AM
​In response to concerns raised by consumers, automakers and the oil industry, California lawmakers dropped a proposal to mandate a 50 percent reduction in petroleum use in cars and trucks by 2030. The provision was part of a larger measure – Senate Bill 350 – aimed at reducing carbon emissions.

Latest Go Further Webcast Turns The Spotlight on SUVs And The Ford Display In Frankfurt
Updated Date :9/17/2015 4:18 AM
​ Ford of Europe’s strategy for competing  in the expanding SUV sector is among a wide range of issues discussed in the latest Go Further Webcast

Ford Reveals All-New Focus RS Sprints to 62mph in 4.7 Seconds and Hits 165mph
Updated Date :9/16/2015 7:19 AM
​Ford Motor Company has announced that the all-new Focus RS will sprint from 0-62mph in 4.7 seconds, making the high-performance hatchback the fastest accelerating RS model ever.

Ford Adaptive Steering System Launching on 2016 Ford Edge Will Change How the World Turns
Updated Date :9/15/2015 9:51 AM
​When the 2016 Ford Edge reaches showrooms later this year, Ford Motor Company will introduce an innovative new technology that will redefine the idea of “power steering.”

Ford Reveals All-New Focus RS Sprints to 100 Km/h in 4.7 Seconds and Hits 266 km/h; Prices Start from €39,000
Updated Date :9/15/2015 3:23 AM
​Ford Motor Company announced today at the Frankfurt Motor Show that the all-new Focus RS will sprint from 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 4.7 seconds, making the high-performance hatchback the fastest accelerating RS model ever.

Ford Giving Away Electric Vehicles on The Ellen DeGeneres Show as Part of National Drive Electric Week
Updated Date :9/15/2015 9:41 AM
​Ford is sparking a conversation during National Drive Electric Week by giving away electric vehicles (EVs), adding to the buzz on social media while raising awareness of its efforts to bring its electric vehicles to more eco-minded consumers.

​Ford Research & Engineering Center Goes Landfill-Free
Updated Date :9/15/2015 8:55 AM
​Ford Motor Company’s Research & Engineering Center is now landfill-free, helping the automaker achieve its goal to trim global waste-to-landfill by 40 percent per vehicle produced from 2011 to 2016. ​

What Is Zero Waste-to-Landfill? A Q&A with Andy Hobbs
Updated Date :9/15/2015 9:24 AM
​Ford Motor Company’s Research and Engineering Center now sends zero waste to landfills. But what exactly does that involve?​

2017 Ford GT is Cover Car, Stars in Ads for new Forza Motorsport 6 Xbox Game
Updated Date :9/15/2015 8:44 AM
​The 2017 Ford GT is the cover car for the new “Forza Motorsport 6” Xbox racing game, which goes on sale today.  The supercar also is featured in a unique television ad for the game that celebrates racing games of yesteryear. 

Ford, Alcoa Collaborate on Next-Generation Aluminum Alloys
Updated Date :9/14/2015 2:06 PM
​Ford Motor Company and Alcoa Inc. are collaborating to produce next-generation automotive aluminum alloys that are more formable and design-friendly.

Ford Europe Sales Rise 12% in August on Demand for Mondeo, SUVs; Ford Takes No. 1 in Commercial Vehicles
Updated Date :9/14/2015 8:41 AM
FRANKFURT, Germany – Ford Motor Company sales in Europe rose 12 per cent in August fuelled by increasing demand for the new Mondeo and strengthening sales of SUVs and commercial vehicles.

See Ford All-Wheel Drive in Action as Vehicles Get Set to Impress at Frankfurt Motor Show
Updated Date :9/11/2015 11:50 AM
COLOGNE, Germany - Ford Motor Company will debut the all-new Edge SUV in European specification for the first time amid the full line-up of Ford SUVs and all-wheel drive (AWD) equipped vehicles at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show this week.

Bill Ford and Steven Spielberg Visit Henry Ford Academy to Announce Ford Partnership with USC Shoah Foundation
Updated Date :9/11/2015 12:01 PM
​It isn’t every day that two living icons pay a visit to a suburban classroom.  So it isn’t surprising that students from the Henry Ford Academy in Dearborn were a bit star struck Thursday to see Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford and legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg at their school. 

New F-150 Ads Debut during FOX NFL Sunday, Express Evolution of Truck
Updated Date :9/10/2015 1:33 PM
​Just as the Ford F-150 continues to evolve and get better so does the ad campaign for America’s best-selling trucks.

Ford and USC Shoah Foundation Expanding IWitness Detroit Educational Program to Inspire Future Generations
Updated Date :9/11/2015 6:57 AM
​Ford Motor Company Fund is building on its commitment to education by teaming with USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education and expanding the IWitness multimedia program in the Detroit area.

Ford Doubles Down on Crowd-Sourced Approach to Transportation Solutions with Innovate Mobility Challenge Series 2.0
Updated Date :9/11/2015 7:50 AM
​Building on the success of Ford’s Innovate Mobility Challenge Series (IMCS) 1.0 in 2014, Ford today launched the Hsuehshan Tunnel Transformer Challenge in Taiwan, which asks developers to submit traffic-busting solutions for the main highway artery between Taipei and popular tourist destination Yilan.

Survey: Orlando Frets Driving Visibility More Than Public Speaking; Ford Showcases Smart Mobility Solutions to Help
Updated Date :9/9/2015 10:36 AM
​Orlando residents worry more about visibility behind the wheel than public speaking or heights – according to a recent survey.

America's Businesses Turn to Ford Vans as Economy Grows; Ford Vans Are Top Sellers in 47 States
Updated Date :9/9/2015 12:40 PM
​Growing businesses are increasingly turning to Ford commercial vans, making Ford the largest and fastest-growing manufacturer of commercial vans in the United States in the first half of 2015, according to Ford analysis of IHS new vehicle registrations through June.

Ford Volunteers in Germany Go Further to Support Syrian Refugees
Updated Date :9/9/2015 7:52 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Germany has opened its border to refugees fleeing the war in Syria and Ford volunteers are Going Further to support relief efforts.​

Reinventing the (Steering) Wheel
Updated Date :9/8/2015 10:45 AM
​When Mustang first debuted in 1964 it singlehandedly defined the Pony Car segment and has been setting the standard for design ever since. It has influenced trends in every aspect of vehicle styling including the steering wheel. The all-new Mustang carries on that leadership trend. From bare aluminum and resin, to Alcantara-wrapped with drive-mode and steering-effort control, Ford is reinventing the wheel.

Global Diversity and Inclusion Collaboration at Ford: New Chief Diversity Officer Appointed
Updated Date :9/8/2015 10:35 AM
​​At Ford Motor Company, diversity and inclusion are rooted in our history. Ford has been dedicated to cultivating an environment that respects the individual strengths, views and experiences of our employees. To continue accelerating our diversity strategy and promote increased global engagement among our employees and partners, Ford has appointed a dedicated chief diversity officer, Meeta Huggins. ​

Ford Mustang: World’s Best-Selling Sports Car in Early 2015; Production Begins on Right-Hand-Drive Model
Updated Date :9/4/2015 10:31 AM
​Customers around the world have made Ford Mustang the best-selling sports car on the globe during the first half of the year, according to global IHS Automotive registration data.

Ford Trucks Own Work
Updated Date :9/6/2015 8:15 PM
In recognition of the Labor Day holiday honoring the achievements of American workers, Ford Motor Company is highlighting how Ford Trucks have helped our customers build a better world for nearly a century.

New Trend Video Series: Carryless Movement
Updated Date :9/4/2015 7:47 AM
​Today on @Ford Online we continue our monthly trend series featuring Sheryl Connelly, manager, Global Trends and Futuring.  These monthly videos are designed to provide a snapshot of the ten trends featured in the 2015 Looking Forward with Ford trends book. 

Ford Mondeo Travels 2,129 km on One Tank of Diesel
Updated Date :9/3/2015 12:08 PM
COLOGNE, Germany - A new Mondeo powered by Ford’s advanced 120 PS 1.5-litre TDCi diesel engine has travelled the length of Norway - more than 2,100 km (1,300 miles) - on a single tank of fuel.

Bill Ford Emphasizes Importance of Giving Back, Announces New Initiatives
Updated Date :9/3/2015 7:20 AM
​When Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford arrived at Starfish Family Services in Inkster Wednesday morning to announce two new community initiatives, he was greeted by Larry Faust, a four-year-old boy who is one example of the thousands of children that Starfish serves in the metropolitan Detroit community each year.  He also was flanked by a group of Ford College Graduates – all proudly donning blue Ford Volunteer Corps T-shirts – who came to the facility to donate their time to help young students in need.

Ford SYNC AppLink Developer Conference Comes to San Francisco with TechCrunch Disrupt SF
Updated Date :9/3/2015 9:09 AM
​Coming on the heels of the release of Ford’s latest generation of SYNC®, Ford Motor Company has announced that its second annual SYNC AppLink™ Developer Conference will be held in collaboration with TechCrunch Disrupt SF.

All-New Ford S-MAX and Galaxy Achieve Maximum 5-Star Euro NCAP Safety Ratings
Updated Date :9/3/2015 8:26 AM
​The all-new Ford S-MAX sports activity vehicle and Galaxy people mover have been awarded the maximum 5-star safety rating by independent crash test authority Euro NCAP.

Canadian-Built Ford Edge Experiences Best August on Record
Updated Date :9/2/2015 11:00 AM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. saw the best month of August on record, and the fifth consecutive month of sales increase, for the all-new Canadian-built Ford Edge.

Ford Inspires Tomorrow’s Leaders Today with New Global Grant, Innovative Employee Civic Leadership Program
Updated Date :9/1/2015 3:25 PM
​Ford Motor Company announces two new initiatives today that strengthen its leadership in community service and provide younger employees an innovative opportunity to explore their growing interest in civic engagement and volunteering.

Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle: August, 2015
Updated Date :9/2/2015 7:01 AM
​Bob Seger once sang about “running against the wind.”  Well, we did just that in August, and let me explain why.  The year-over-year comparisons for August were destined to be really tough for the industry because the Labor Day weekend – which typically provides a strong boost in vehicle sales – happened to be counted as part of “August” sales last year. This year, Labor Day weekend is included in September sales figures.  For this reason the majority of our competitors experienced a decline in sales.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Ford’s Turkish Resource Group Shares the Importance of Education with Students
Updated Date :9/1/2015 11:15 AM
​The Turkish Resource Group (TRG) is being recognized as a 2014 Diversity and Inclusion winner for Fostering a Respectful and Inclusive environment. This team of four members wanted to make a difference in the lives of students in the community where they work.​

Strong Demand for New Products Boosts Ford August U.S. Sales to Best Levels in 9 Years
Updated Date :9/1/2015 9:06 AM
​Ford Motor Company delivered its best August U.S. sales in nine years on strong demand for new cars, SUVs and trucks. Sales totaled 234,237 vehicles, a 5 percent increase.

Ford Volunteer Corps Celebrates 10 Years, Expands Global Week to Global Month of Caring
Updated Date :9/1/2015 7:12 AM
​With 10 years of the Ford Volunteer Corps under our belts and 10 years of Ford Global Week of Caring, it’s time to build on our success with the first-ever Ford Global Caring Month. During September, about 20,000 Ford employees in more than three dozen countries will go to work in their communities. Ford Global Caring Month opens more opportunities for Ford employees to volunteer and broadens the company’s focus on community service.

Ford Helps To Develop Belgian solar racer
Updated Date :9/1/2015 3:23 AM
​As part of the preparations for the biennial World Solar Challenge in Australia, the unofficial world championship for vehicles powered by solar energy, the Belgian Punch Powertrain Solar Team from the University of Leuven recently spend a day at the Ford Development Centre in Merkenich.

All-New Shelby GT350 and GT350R Mustangs Wow Reviewers, Sway Skeptics
Updated Date :8/31/2015 10:37 AM
​​While the all-new Shelby® GT350 and GT350R Mustangs stream down the production line at Flat Rock Assembly Plant, the results are coming in: These all-new Ford Performance cars are wowing auto reviewers not only across the U.S., but around the world. 

Ford Explorer Goes Platinum; New Model Gives Iconic SUV Ultimate Combination of Comfort, Performance
Updated Date :8/31/2015 7:01 AM
​The vehicle that gave us room to roam reminds us that there is always room to grow and #ExploreMore.

Ford Smart Mobility Tour Kicks Off
Updated Date :8/27/2015 9:44 AM
​The Ford Smart Mobility Experience  visits five cities – Louisville, Orlando, Seattle, Denver and Los Angeles -- this summer and fall. Company leaders will share Ford’s Smart Mobility Plan which is our plan to deliver the next level in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience and big data. 

Huge Weekend Moves Mostert To 2nd In V8 Supercar Points Behind Winterbottom
Updated Date :8/26/2015 6:51 AM
​The Pepsi Max Crew now occupies the top two spots in the driver championship after a stellar weekend at Sydney Motorsport Park with Mark "Frosty" Winterbottom leading Chaz Mostert by 174 points.

Ford and Foreigner Rock Then Roll 4 UR School
Updated Date :8/24/2015 8:16 AM
​Ford Motor Company announced today its popular high school fundraising program – Drive 4 UR School – will collaborate with the rock band Foreigner to create and host special choir fundraisers in select states. The initiative, Rock Then Roll 4 UR School, will take place in tandem with Foreigner concerts this October.

Joey Logano Continues Hot Streak by Winning Bristol Night Race for Second Straight Year
Updated Date :8/24/2015 7:22 AM
​No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion – VICTORY LANE INTERVIEW – “It was kind of interesting to watch it in the mirror. I was watching him drive in and I was like, ‘He’s going to get me eventually,’ so I just wanted to make sure I stayed at least three or four car lengths up on him so he didn’t get to me.”

UK Mustang Orders Accelerate Towards 2,000
Updated Date :8/24/2015 7:36 AM
​Almost 2,000 Ford Mustang orders have been taken in the UK since January as the first right-hand drive cars begin to roll off the production line at Flatrock Assembly Plant in Michigan, USA.

All-New Ford F-150 Raptor Prototype Hits The Trails For Testing
Updated Date :8/20/2015 4:08 PM
​​Ford Performance engineers are busy trail testing prototypes of the all-new F-150 Raptor, the toughest, smartest and most capable Raptor ever. 

EcoSport Upgraded: New Features Explained
Updated Date :8/21/2015 4:56 AM
​Ford’s EcoSport compact SUV has been made even better, with enhanced styling upgrades, improved driving dynamics and new equipment.

All-new Ford Shelby® #GT350R Mustang Roars Off the Line at Flat Rock Assembly Plant
Updated Date :8/19/2015 1:16 PM
​One of the most iconic performance Mustang nameplates of all time the all-new Shelby® GT350R roared off the line today at Ford’s Flat Rock Assembly Plant. The new GT350R Mustang is the most athletic Mustang ever, designed to tackle the world’s most challenging roads and race tracks while creating an exhilarating experience for the driver.

Ford’s European Sales Growth Continues In July
Updated Date :8/20/2015 7:59 AM
​Ford’s vehicle sales in Europe increased again in July on the back of strong demand for its all-new and freshened models, led by the all-new Mondeo large car, EcoSport compact SUV, and Transit commercial vehicle range.

Ford Show-stoppers Gear Up For UK CarFest
Updated Date :8/20/2015 4:46 AM
​Ford of Britain will head to the CarFest South automotive festival later this month with its Cosworth-powered Transit Super Van 3 to continue celebrations of its star commercial vehicle’s 50th birthday.

Ford of Mexico: 2015 Mexican Company of the Year
Updated Date :8/19/2015 12:58 PM
​In June 2015 in Mexico City, the eighth edition of the Business Meeting Mexico Quality Summit was held. “2015 Action: Change Management through Quality Leadership” was organized by the Latin American Quality Institute (LAQI).

‘Be Unstoppable’ Mantra Captures Spirit of Ford SUVs in New Explorer Ads
Updated Date :8/18/2015 11:13 AM
​Just as “Built Ford Tough” captures the essence of Ford trucks, the phrase “Be Unstoppable” is designed to embody the spirit of Ford’s family of SUVs. 

Fast Fords Impress In Media Drives
Updated Date :8/19/2015 5:23 AM
​“Hot hatches don’t get any better than the Ford Fiesta ST,” says one of Britain’s leading motoring magazines, What Car? “It's brilliant to drive, it has a superb engine, and it's cheaper to own.”

Ford Performance Upgrade Kit for 2015 Focus ST Boosts Output to 275 Horsepower, 296 Lb.-Ft. Torque
Updated Date :8/17/2015 1:34 PM
​Focus ST customers can get more performance out of their vehicle thanks to a new kit from Ford.

Next Generation of Ford Leadership: Theme for U.S. Recruiting’s Annual Summit
Updated Date :8/17/2015 12:53 PM
​Ford recruiters packed the Conference and Event Center for U.S. Recruiting’s annual kickoff Aug. 6 to touch base with those tasked with recruiting the company’s potential future leadership.

Ford Fusion Sales Jump More Than 100 Percent Since 2005 Launch
Updated Date :8/14/2015 7:19 AM
​Since its 2013 model year redesign, the widely acclaimed Ford Fusion has not only brought sexy back to the midsize sedan segment, it’s also brought back sales.

Employees, Leadership Celebrate Job #1 at Ohio Assembly
Updated Date :8/12/2015 2:31 PM
​Several hundred Ohio Assembly Plant (OHAP) employees gathered today to watch the first Ford F-650/F-750 medium-duty trucks roll off the line for the first time. It’s a momentous celebration as the plant looks forward to its future as the leader in fleet vehicles.

Going to Extremes: Ford's Cold-Weather Testing in the Sunshine State Leads to Enhanced Vehicle Quality Globally
Updated Date :8/13/2015 1:28 PM
​Each year, Ford brings global prototype vehicles and a team of engineers to the world’s largest climatic test facility – McKinley Climatic Laboratory at Eglin Air Force Base in the Florida panhandle – to push the limits of extreme cold-weather testing in order to improve vehicle quality and performance for customers.

‘We Have to Create an Environment of Safety’ - – Donya Urwin, vice president, HR, Ford of Europe
Updated Date :8/13/2015 7:58 AM
In an interview to be published in the Italian magazine Pride, Donya Urwin, vice president, HR, Ford of Europe, explains how Ford is helping to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers.

New Mustang Is First With Glove Box Airbag
Updated Date :8/11/2015 4:56 AM
The all-new Ford Mustang is the first vehicle equipped with a new kind of knee airbag that is integrated within the door of the glove box, instead of the instrument panel, so passengers get maximum room to stretch out.

Innovation and Mobility the Focal Points at Ford Go Further Africa 2015
Updated Date :8/11/2015 7:25 AM
​Ford Motor Company held its second annual Go Further Africa event today at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.

Ford Secures 1,000-Plus U.S. Jobs, Starts Production of All-New Ford F-650/F-750 Medium-Duty Trucks in Ohio
Updated Date :8/10/2015 11:00 AM
​All-new Ford F-650/F-750 medium-duty trucks roll off the line today for the first time in the United States. Production of the trucks at Ohio Assembly Plant, previously built in Mexico, helps secure more than 1,000 hourly UAW jobs and a $168 million plant investment in the United States.

Ford Grabs Games Fair Headlines
Updated Date :8/12/2015 3:23 AM
​Ford captured the headlines at the recent Gamescom trade fair in Cologne with a string of announcements.

Thanks a million, Transit
Updated Date :8/11/2015 6:06 AM
​As Transit celebrates its 50th anniversary, the robustness of Ford’s medium commercial is being widely acknowledged.

Mondeo Vignale Stars In Spain’s Gala Starlite
Updated Date :8/11/2015 4:39 AM
​The Valencia-made Mondeo Vignale was one of the stars of the Gala Starlite, a high-profile charity event headed by actor Antonio Banderas. The annual event took place on Sunday in Marbella.

Joey Logano and Ford Complete Weekend NASCAR Sweep at Watkins Glen
Updated Date :8/10/2015 6:51 AM
​JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion – VICTORY LANE INTERVIEW – TALK US THROUGH THAT LAST LAP?  “I’m still just trying to catch my breath.  I was really excited after that one.  I was running down Harvick there for a little bit and once I got close to him he started to pick up his pace a little bit, which was good because I needed him to run out of gas. 

Ford Donates Vehicles to DAV, Strengthens Efforts to Assist Disabled Veterans and Honor Their Service
Updated Date :8/7/2015 7:02 AM
​Ford Motor Company is donating seven Ford Flex utility vehicles to the DAV, extending a strong relationship that has assisted disabled military veterans for 93 years.

F-150 Performance Enhanced by New Sport Mode
Updated Date :8/6/2015 9:06 AM
​Crazy-smart Ford engineers have struck again – this time blending the sport mode feature borrowed from the all-new Mustang with the reduced weight of the all-new F-150 to deliver an engaged, dynamic driving experience with any of the four high-output, fuel-efficient powertrains available to truck customers.

Ford Stretches UK Lead in July with Sales Hat-Trick
Updated Date :8/6/2015 9:08 AM
BRENTWOOD, England - Ford models were first second and third in UK total vehicle sales in July and the company stretched its car sales lead over its nearest rival by 48 per cent, compared with July 2014.​

Ford Challenges Game Developers to Revamp Journey Planning and Urban Travel
Updated Date :8/6/2015 2:46 AM
​Ford Motor Company announced today during Gamescom a competition that challenges video game developers to create solutions for global mobility issues.

Look Out! Here Come The Spidermen
Updated Date :8/5/2015 11:21 AM
​Arachnophobes may not know this, but there is a team of Ford engineers who developed an innovative spider screen to keep the creepy crawlers from nesting in Ford vehicles.
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Lincoln Takes Continental Concept’s 30-Way Seat on the Road
Updated Date :8/5/2015 1:01 PM
The 30-way seat, debuted in the Lincoln Continental Concept, is an innovative automotive design aimed at making driving a more pleasurable experience by providing first-class comfort and luxury for both the passenger and the driver.

Ford GT and Gamer-Customised Forza Focus RS to Star During Gamescom; Top Gear’s The Stig Helps Unveil One-Off Design
Updated Date :8/4/2015 5:06 AM
​ A unique all-new Ford Focus RS featuring an exterior designed by players of Forza Motorsport for Xbox was unveiled today at a special Microsoft event, ahead of the international 2015 Gamescom event in Cologne.

2015 Ford F-150 Honored for Innovation in Lightweighting with Altair Enlighten Award
Updated Date :8/4/2015 9:11 AM
​The all-new Ford F-150 – Ford’s toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever – earned recognition as the winner of the third annual Altair Enlighten Award from Altair and the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) for the truck’s use of lightweight materials to minimize weight.

Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle: July, 2015
Updated Date :8/4/2015 6:37 AM
​July was a great month – let’s look behind the numbers.  Ford U.S. sales were up 5 percent versus a year ago, making it our best July sales performance since 2006.  Our new products are arriving in the marketplace and now providing the lift that we have been talking about throughout our new product transition period.

Bill Ford Mentors Techstars
Updated Date :8/3/2015 6:40 AM
​In a modern, very “Google-like” office setting at Ford Field in Detroit Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford held a special mentoring session Thursday for the 10 startup companies selected to participate in the Ford-backed Techstars Mobility, driven by Detroit, program. 

Ford Posts Best July U.S. Sales Performance in Nine Years on Strong Demand for Its Newest Vehicles
Updated Date :8/3/2015 8:39 AM
​Strong demand for its newest products lifted Ford Motor Company to its best July U.S. sales performance since 2006, with a total of 222,731 vehicles sold last month. Retail sales increased 5 percent.

Kelley Blue Book: Ford Fiesta named to's 10 Best Back-to-School Cars of 2015 List
Updated Date :7/30/2015 7:30 AM
​The Ford Fiesta has been named to’s list of its 10 Best Back-to-School Cars of 2015.

2015 Ford F-150 Leads Light-Duty Truck Segment in Safety Ratings
Updated Date :7/30/2015 7:00 AM
​Ford’s all-new F-150, the toughest, smartest, most capable and safest F-150 ever is the first pickup in America to earn an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick for its SuperCrew model.

Ford Reports Strong Second Quarter Results; Pre-Tax Profit $2.9 Billion; Net Income $1.9 Billion
Updated Date :7/28/2015 5:00 AM
​Ford Motor Company today reported its 2015 second quarter financial results. The company delivered a pre-tax profit of $2.9 billion, up $269 million or 10 percent from a year ago. The company also posted net income of $1.9 billion, up $574 million or 44 percent from the same period in 2014. This was the 24th consecutive profitable quarter for Ford.

Ford Fiesta No.1 in Europe in First Half of 2015
Updated Date :7/28/2015 8:14 AM
​The Ford Fiesta was the No.1 selling small car in Europe for the first half of 2015.

Ford GT Named 2015 North American Most Significant Concept Vehicle of the Year
Updated Date :7/27/2015 7:05 AM
​The all-new Ford GT – a technology showcase for top EcoBoost® performance, aerodynamics and lightweight carbon fiber construction – today nabbed the prestigious North American award for 2015 Production Preview Concept of the Year, as well as top honors as Most Significant Concept Vehicle of 2015.

Ford Driving Dreams Tour is Going International, Launching in Panama
Updated Date :7/21/2015 7:55 AM
​Getting a good education is challenging under the best of circumstances. Imagine how difficult it can be for young people who also are working to overcome poverty, a high-crime rate and violent gangs in their neighborhoods. Under such trying conditions, education may be the most valuable tool in the toolbox.

The Supercar in Front is a... ?
Updated Date :7/24/2015 10:30 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – All-new Ford GT caused a stir in central London when we parked it up, hid the Blue Oval badge, and asked passers-by to name the manufacturer.

Get to Know New Ford S-MAX
Updated Date :7/23/2015 3:31 AM
​Ford chief exterior designer Claudio Messale and chief programme engineer Rolf Deges give an indepth overview of the all-new Ford S-MAX in this video clip which highlights the remarkable technologies and best-in-class features customers will enjoy

BraunAbility – the World Leader in Mobility Vehicles – Selects Ford Explorer to Create First-Ever Wheelchair-Accessible SUV
Updated Date :7/24/2015 9:43 AM
​As the United States marks 25 years of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act, BraunAbility and Ford Motor Company are introducing a vehicle with the potential to change the face of an industry and bring greater mobility to people in wheelchairs.  

Ceremonial Handshake at Detroit High School Marks Official Start of 2015 UAW-Ford Contract Talks
Updated Date :7/24/2015 6:59 AM
​The importance of working together as a team to build quality vehicles and a strong community was emphasized by UAW and Ford leaders as they united Thursday morning at Cass Technical High School in Detroit for the ceremonial handshake that officially marks the start of 2015 contract negotiations. 

Ford Earns Three Segment-Level Awards in J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study
Updated Date :7/23/2015 6:41 AM
​When it comes to delivering vehicles that owners really love, 3 of the Ford nameplates led in their respective segments as per the latest J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study released earlier today. Ford had three segment award recipients – C-MAX, Expedition and the F-150. 

New Trend Video Series: Rally for Renegades and Rebels
Updated Date :7/22/2015 6:47 AM
​Today on @Ford Online we continue our monthly trend series featuring Sheryl Connelly, manager, Global Trends and Futuring.  These monthly videos are designed to provide a snapshot of the ten trends featured in the 2015 Looking Forward with Ford trends book. 

Innovation Workshop Gives Media a Taste of Future Ford Technologies
Updated Date :7/21/2015 12:11 PM
AACHEN, Germany – More than 20 media were given a fascinating glimpse into the future of Ford technology at a special Innovation Workshop held at Ford’s Aachen research centre in Germany.

‘We are absolutely on the road to profitability in Europe’ – Jim Farley
Updated Date :7/21/2015 8:15 AM
Ford of Europe chairman and CEO Jim Farley said Ford is edging ever closer to profitability in Europe, during a special Go Further Webcast filmed at a flagship FordStore in the UK.

New Top-Of-The-Line Ford F-150 Limited is Most Advanced, Luxurious F-150 Ever
Updated Date :7/21/2015 6:50 AM
​Ford, America’s truck leader, introduces its most advanced and luxurious truck ever – the Ford F-150 Limited.

Andy Yan of Changan Ford Racing Team Won Runner-up in the 4th Round of 2015 CTCC Tournament in South Korea
Updated Date :7/21/2015 2:54 AM
​​JEOLLANAM-DO, South Korea —The 2015 China Touring Car Championship (CTCC) took the fourth round of the tournament to the Korea International Circuit in Jeollanam-do, South Korea. at the. Andy Yan, racer of Changan Ford Racing Team, walked away with second place in the super production category against fierce competition from three opponents and racked up a total of 12 points for the Changan Ford team. His teammates Rainey He, Kevin Tse and Zack Gao finished fifth, sixth and seventh respectively. Changan Ford Racing Team now remains in second place while Andy stands at the top on the racer standing.

Celebrating 90 Years of Great Stories in Mexico
Updated Date :7/20/2015 6:53 AM
​Since the beginning of the 20th century, the vision of Henry Ford consolidated the automotive industry as one of the most important sectors of a new and modern era, which was emphasized by its multiple innovations in production and technology. Because of that, on June 23, 1925, Mexico welcomed Ford Motor Company, who made history by becoming the first automaker to settle in the country.

Amazing New Multi-Perspective Video Lets Viewers Experience a Hot Lap in the New Ford Mustang
Updated Date :7/15/2015 11:24 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – A new interactive video enables viewers to experience the all‑new Ford Mustang from multiple perspectives as it speeds around the legendary Silverstone race track in the U.K.

Virtual Manufacturing Technology Helps Improve Safety of Ford’s ‘Industrial Athletes’
Updated Date :7/17/2015 9:40 AM
​Ford held a media forum at the company’s Ergonomics and Variation Analysis Lab in Dearborn Thursday to showcase how it is using virtual manufacturing technology to design vehicle assembly processes that plant employees can perform safely, efficiently and with best-in-class quality results for customers.

Ford Developing Advanced Headlights that Point Out People, Animals in the Dark, and Widen Beams at Tricky Junctions
Updated Date :7/17/2015 2:44 AM
​Driving at night, particularly on unlit roads, can be a nerve-wracking experience. Ford is developing new lighting technologies that will enable drivers to more easily identify potential hazards, including pedestrians, cyclists and animals.

All-New Ford Edge Featured in Wide-Reaching Marketing Campaign
Updated Date :7/16/2015 11:46 AM
​Whether you’re watching television, surfing the internet, filling your car up with gas or enjoying a night out at the movie theater, chances are you’re going to see the all-new Ford Edge.

Ford Reduces Production Line Injury Rate by 70 Percent for Its More Than 50,000 ‘Industrial Athletes’
Updated Date :7/16/2015 9:01 AM
​Since 2003, Ford has reduced the injury rate by 70 percent for its more than 50,000 “industrial athletes” in the U.S., and many more around the world, through new ergonomics technology, lift-assist devices, workstation redesign and data-driven process changes.

Ford Announces Apollo Edition Mustang to Celebrate Innovation and Inspiration of Apollo Missions
Updated Date :7/15/2015 9:44 AM
​As far as special edition Mustangs go, this one is out of this world.

Ford Ranger Outpaces Rivals in Germany as Ford CV Sales Soar
Updated Date :7/16/2015 4:05 AM
COLOGNE, Germany - Ford Ranger is leaving rivals chocking in its dust following a storming start to 2015 in Germany.

David Leitch Recognized as One of Ethisphere’s 2015 Attorneys Who Matter
Updated Date :7/15/2015 10:39 AM
​On the heels of Ford being named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the sixth consecutive year by the Ethisphere® Institute, a leader in defining the standards of ethical business practices, Ford Group Vice President and General Counsel David Leitch has been selected as one of Ethisphere’s 2015 Attorneys Who Matter in the category of “General Counsel & Chief Legal Officers.”

Cindric Drives Shelby GT350R-C To First Win In CTSC at Mosport
Updated Date :7/15/2015 7:53 AM
​Austin Cindric took the lead with 30 minutes remaining and drove a perfect race to the checkered flag to earn the first win for the No. 158 Multimatic Motorsports Ford Performance Shelby GT350R-C.

Ford EcoBoost Prototype Finishes 6th at Mosport
Updated Date :7/15/2015 7:44 AM
​Scott Pruett and Joey Hand both went into the race at Mosport knowing that they probably didn’t have the fastest car on the track, but optimistic that they could run at the front, and with good race strategy, be in a position to win.

Ford Credit China Celebrates its 10th Anniversary
Updated Date :7/15/2015 4:49 AM
​​SHANGHAI, China — Today, Ford Credit China marked its 10th anniversary. As Ford Motor Company continues to introduce new vehicles in China and consumers’ use of financing to purchase vehicles increases, Ford Credit’s important role in the market is growing as well.

Ford Europe Sales Soar 16% in June, Boosting Market Share; Strong Sales in First Half of 2015 Propelled by New Vehicles
Updated Date :7/14/2015 9:16 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford of Europe sales growth outpaced the overall industry in June and the first half of the year on the back of strong demand for its new models, led by the all-new Mondeo sedan, Kuga and EcoSport SUVs, and Transit commercial vehicles.

Ford Releases Details on World's First Mass-Produced Carbon Fiber Wheels for Shelby GT350R Mustang
Updated Date :7/13/2015 7:17 AM
​With a little help from Space Shuttle technology, Ford helped reinvent the wheel.

As Iconic Ford Transit Turns 50, New Study Shows Vans Remain €580 Billion Backbone of European Economy
Updated Date :7/13/2015 11:34 AM
Cologne, Germany – A half century after Ford Motor Company introduced the iconic Transit, commercial vans continue to make a significant and growing contribution to the European economy, according to a new study.

Brad Keselowski Gives Team Penske 50th NASCAR XFinity Series Victory With Kentucky 300 Triumph
Updated Date :7/13/2015 6:48 AM
YOUR STRATEGY AT THE END PAID OFF.  “Yeah, that was a good call by my guys trying to get track position there.  We took four.  We were so free on the restarts and took four and were a little bit better, but got in some trouble there at the end that may have cost a spot or two, but that’s alright.  We’ll take it and go on to Loudon.

Ford Partners with LULAC to Boost Latino Graduation Success and Invests $180,000 in Education Programs
Updated Date :7/10/2015 9:17 AM
​Ford Motor Company Fund today announced a total of $180,000 for the 2015 Ford Driving Dreams Through Education LULAC grantees as they work together to promote on-time high school graduation and college enrollment among Latinos, the fastest-growing segment in public schools. The grantee recipients were announced today at LULAC’s 86th Annual National Convention in Salt Lake City.

Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle: June 2015
Updated Date :7/9/2015 6:59 AM
​All of the hard work we put in last year is beginning to pay off.  We’re halfway through 2015, and many of our newest products are now firing on all cylinders.

‘We Are Changing the Face of Ford in Europe’ – Jim Farley
Updated Date :7/9/2015 3:28 AM
​Jim Farley, president, Ford of Europe, Middle East and Africa, assesses the company’s performance during the first half of 2015 in this video message filmed in the U.S.

New F-150 Raptor Wraps Up Initial Desert Durability Testing
Updated Date :7/8/2015 9:18 AM
​The 2017 F-150 Raptor – Ford’s toughest, smartest, most capable off-road truck ever – recently completed more than 1,000 miles of testing in the southwestern United States.

Ford F-150 Earns Highest Truck Score Ever as Ford Trucks Sweep AutoPacific 2015 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards
Updated Date :7/8/2015 8:32 AM
​The most satisfied owners of full-size pickups chose Ford trucks, according to the automotive researchers and consultants at AutoPacific. The all-new Ford F-150 – the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever – and the Ford F-Series Super Duty have swept the firm’s 2015 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards.

New Ford Mustang Joins Europe’s Biggest Pride Parade
Updated Date :7/7/2015 10:26 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – New Ford Mustang took to the streets of Cologne for the annual Christopher Street Day parade at the weekend.

Ford Named One of the World’s Most Attractive Employers
Updated Date :7/6/2015 7:46 AM
​Ford has been recognized once again as one of the World’s Most Attractive Employers by Universum. Nearly 240,000 business and engineering/IT students from top universities were surveyed on their communications preferences and perceptions of employer brand and ideal employers.

Ford of Britain Announces Best June Sales Since 1989
Updated Date :7/6/2015 7:56 AM
​Ford of Britain’s total vehicle sales and share increased in June, compared with June 2014, stretching its sales lead over its nearest competitors and notching up the best June sales for Ford for more than 25 years.

Best Month on Record for Canadian-Built Ford Edge
Updated Date :7/6/2015 7:30 AM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. experienced the best month on record for the all-new Canadian-built 2015 Ford Edge, with an increase in sales of 11 per cent. Canadian consumers continue to embrace the refined luxury of Lincoln leading to a sales increase of 23 per cent in June, marking five consecutive months of sales growth.

Ford Will Give Away a Car at 2015 Essence Festival; Brings Exclusive Ford GT to New Orleans
Updated Date :7/1/2015 2:40 PM
​The 2015 ESSENCE Festival kicks off this weekend, and Ford will be on hand to help attendees celebrate and potentially walk away with keys to a brand-new Ford vehicle of their choosing* as part of its title sponsorship of the 21st anniversary of the event. The ESSENCE Festival is a cultural celebration featuring a mix of established names, promising newcomers and cherished festival favorites.

Ford U.S. Sales Up on Strong Customer Demand for Newest Products
Updated Date :7/1/2015 8:54 AM
​Strong consumer demand for its newest products pushed Ford Motor Company total U.S. June sales 2 percent higher, to 225,647 vehicles sold.

Logano and Hornish Post Top-10 Finishes in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race at Sonoma Raceway
Updated Date :7/1/2015 7:23 AM
​“Todd did a good job and got me some track position and got the car running pretty good.  We struggled all weekend and got something decent.  Once we started running I thought, ‘We’re not that slow.’ 

2016 F-150 Continues to Innovate With Available Pro Trailer Backup Assist, Alternative Fuel Capability and SYNC 3
Updated Date :6/25/2015 8:05 AM
​The 2016 Ford F-150, part of Ford F-Series, America’s best-selling truck for 38 years, continues to innovate with the addition of breakthrough towing technology, new Special Edition Appearance Packages, SYNC 3 and alternative fuel capability.

Shelby GT350R-C Qualifies on Pole In IMSA Competition Debut at Watkins Glen
Updated Date :6/29/2015 8:00 AM
​The all-new Ford Shelby GT350R-C earned its first number-one qualifying spot in its first race, adding a new chapter to the nameplate’s legendary racing pedigree.

Ford, Hewlett-Packard Using Coffee Stops, Big Data to Better Manage Fleets and Personalize Employee Drives
Updated Date :6/24/2015 11:06 AM
​Ford Motor Company engineers have completed a real-world driving experiment with HP, one of the world’s largest technology companies, discovering which commuting commonalities could provide future breakthroughs for better managing fleets, personalized services and recommendations for individual drivers.

Ford Collaborates with Silicon Valley Innovation Ecosystem on Autonomous Vehicles, 3D Printing, Wearable Technology
Updated Date :6/23/2015 7:01 AM
​Autonomous vehicle technology is another step closer to production at Ford, moving from a research effort to an advanced engineering program, the company announced today.

New Camera Technology Helps Drivers See Around Corners; Next Super Duty to Offer Ford’s Most Advanced Cameras Yet
Updated Date :6/23/2015 7:14 AM
​Ford is introducing new vehicle camera technology that can help see around corners even when drivers cannot, aiding in reducing driver stress and potentially averting accidents.

Ford Smart Mobility Shifts from Research to Implementation; Company Announces New Programs, Next Areas of Focus
Updated Date :6/23/2015 7:56 AM
​Ford Motor Company today announces the next phase of its Ford Smart Mobility plan – moving from research to the start of implementation, including new strategic areas of focus, new pilot programs and new mobility product experiments.

Younger Americans Fear Other Drivers More Than Death, Public Speaking and Spiders, New Study Finds
Updated Date :6/23/2015 7:08 AM
​Public speaking just lost the top spot as the most feared task for younger Americans. Distracted, dangerous drivers are now the first concern for Millennial and Generation Z consumers, new research finds.

2015 Ford Transit Connect and F-350 Super Duty Win Best Retained Value® Awards
Updated Date :6/22/2015 6:39 AM
​The 2015 Ford Transit Connect van and F-350 Super Duty pickup are honored with 2015 Best Retained Value® Awards. These awards recognize the vehicles that have the highest projected residual values after five years based on their average True Market Value® price when sold new.

J.D. Power: Ford, Lincoln Quality Ranked Better Than Industry Average; Escape, Super Duty Earn Voice of the Customer Award
Updated Date :6/17/2015 7:19 PM
​U.S. customers are rating the quality improvement of the Ford and Lincoln fleets higher than the industry average, leading to both brands earning better overall ranks than 2014, according to a quality survey report released today by J.D. Power and Associates.

Bill Ford Speaks to Young Leaders at Detroit Economic Club Conference
Updated Date :6/18/2015 7:23 AM
​Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford participated in the Detroit Economic Club’s Young Leader “Excellence in Motion” Conference Tuesday at Cobo Hall in Detroit.  He talked about his career with Ford Motor Company, some of the challenges he’s faced throughout his 36-year tenure and the importance of building a strong community before a group of more than 350 emerging business leaders. 

Sustainability Report Highlights Environmental, Social Performance
Updated Date :6/16/2015 3:12 PM
​Today, Ford Motor Company released its 16th annual Sustainability Report entitled “Global Mobility Through Changing Times.” 

Ford Global Director John Viera Discusses This Year’s Sustainability Report
Updated Date :6/16/2015 3:24 PM
​@Ford recently discussed the Sustainability Report with Ford Global Director of Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental Matters John Viera. Below are excerpts from that question and answer session.

Ford GT Makes Dramatic Entrance at E3 2015; to Debut Exclusively for Forza Motorsport 6
Updated Date :6/15/2015 2:03 PM
​The ultra-high-performance Ford GT descended from the rafters at E3 2015 at the Galen Center in Los Angeles today, making its world gameplay premiere as cover car for the next iteration of the leading race simulation franchise for Xbox – Forza Motorsport 6 – launching exclusively for Xbox One.

Comedian Kate McKinnon Stars in Online Video Series for 2015 Ford Focus
Updated Date :6/16/2015 7:15 AM
​Start with a talented comedian.  Throw in some gut-busting humor.  Mix in some compelling information about the 2015 Ford Focus.  Then fold all of the ingredients together into an online video series, and you have a recipe for success that is sure to engage young car buyers.

New Trend Video Series: Many Faces of Mobility
Updated Date :6/16/2015 8:46 AM
​Today on @Ford Online we continue our monthly trend series featuring Sheryl Connelly, manager, Global Trends and Futuring.  These monthly videos are designed to provide a snapshot of the ten trends featured in the 2015 “Looking Forward with Ford” trends book. 

Ford F-150 Halo Sandcat Lands at E3 to Promote Halo 5: Guardians for Xbox One
Updated Date :6/15/2015 8:26 AM
​Ford, Xbox, 343 Industries and Galpin Auto Sports are celebrating the release of Halo 5: Guardians for Xbox One with a special version of the 2015 Ford F-150 that is so awesome, it could have been designed by the Master Chief himself.

Ford Returning to Le Mans in 2016 with All-New Ford GT, Marking 50th Anniversary of 1966 Victory
Updated Date :6/12/2015 9:11 AM
​Ford announced today it is returning to one of the most prestigious automobile races in the world with its new Ford GT race car, based on the all-new ultra-high-performance supercar that goes on sale next year.

“Ford is a growth company” Mark Fields tells Merkenich townhall meeting
Updated Date :6/11/2015 9:56 AM
“2015 is poised to be a breakthrough year for Ford globally,” Mark Fields, president, Ford Motor Company, told more than 280 employees attending a Townhall meeting in the Merkenich Design Centre earlier this week.

Print Your Favorite Ford Vehicle at Home: Ford First Automaker to Open One-Stop 3D Shop Online
Updated Date :6/12/2015 6:58 AM
​Want to 3D-print a Shelby GT350R at home? Or would you prefer to simply purchase an F-150 Raptor 3D digital image for a presentation? How about both?

Ford Mustang stars in epic documentary
Updated Date :6/12/2015 7:16 AM
​Jim Farley, president and CEO, Ford of Europe, is reunited in Cologne with his 1965 Mustang in a fascinating short movie now showing on @Ford Online.

An Exciting Time in Chicago as Ford Celebrates Launch of New 2016 Explorer
Updated Date :6/10/2015 1:14 PM
​It was an exciting day at the Chicago Assembly Plant (CAP) Tuesday as leaders from the UAW and Ford gathered with employees to celebrate the ceremonial launch of the 2016 Ford Explorer. 

Through the Eyes of Gen Y and Gen Z, Quality Products Are American-Made
Updated Date :6/10/2015 10:35 AM
​New polling from Ford suggests younger consumers are bucking the trend set by their parents of favoring foreign-made vehicles over those made in America.

Opportunity to Follow Mark Fields -- A Designated LinkedIn Influencer
Updated Date :6/9/2015 8:08 AM
​The term "LinkedIn Influencer" is a formal designation by LinkedIn given to approximately 500 professionals who have been invited to publish on LinkedIn.

Chicago Assembly Plant Welcomes New 2016 Ford Explorer
Updated Date :6/9/2015 8:47 AM
​Ford employees at Chicago Assembly Plant officially welcomed the new 2016 Ford Explorer today, with Joe Hinrichs, Ford president of The Americas, and Jimmy Settles, UAW vice president and director, National Ford Department, also on hand. Since launch in 1990, more than 7 million Explorers have been sold, making it the best-selling SUV in America over the last 25 years.

Ford Delivers Improved Fuel Efficiency and Technology Upgrades for Tourneo Connect and Grand Tourneo Connect
Updated Date :6/5/2015 7:37 AM
​Ford today announced the Tourneo Connect five-seat and Grand Tourneo Connect seven-seat people movers will offer customers new, more fuel-efficient engines and segment-first driver-assistance and connectivity technologies from the summer.

Bill Ford Receives EY's Family Business Center of Excellence Special Recognition
Updated Date :6/4/2015 4:35 PM
​Bill Ford, executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, was honored by EY’s Family Business Center of Excellence as this year’s Special Recognition recipient. ​

Ford Volunteers, Employees Go Further for the Environment
Updated Date :6/5/2015 8:11 AM
​Hundreds of Ford Volunteer Corps members across the U.S. are digging into community environmental projects today, part of a Ford Motor Company Accelerated Action Day aimed at building stronger communities on World Environment Day. ​

Ford Outpaces UK Market Growth in May and Stretches Sales Lead
Updated Date :6/5/2015 3:36 AM
​Ford total vehicle, car and commercial vehicle (CV) sales and share increased in May, compared with May 2014, as it beat overall UK market growth and stretched its sales lead in each of these sectors over its nearest competitors.

Ford Transit, Transit Connect and Transit Connect Wagon Even Smarter, More Flexible for 2016 Model Year
Updated Date :6/4/2015 6:56 AM
​America’s best-selling van is even better for the 2016 model year, with the addition of available SYNC 3, rearview camera technology and new customization options.

Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle: May 2015
Updated Date :6/3/2015 7:02 AM
​May was an impressive month, even though Ford U.S. sales were down 1 percent versus last year.

Ford Set to Make a Big Impression at Goodwood Moving Motor Show
Updated Date :6/3/2015 8:50 AM
BRENTWOOD, England - Ford will be out in force at Goodwood’s Moving Motor Show, with a host of new models including the new Mustang and Focus RS set to make an appearance.

Fields Holds Town Hall for Ford College Graduates at WHQ
Updated Date :6/3/2015 12:12 PM
​Ford President and CEO Mark Fields hosted a Town Hall for Ford College Graduates (FCG) recently at WHQ. Instead of delivering a formal presentation or traditional Town Hall, Fields was interviewed by Human Resources FCG Kyle Worthing, who talked with Fields about leadership, what he has learned throughout his career and the changes and opportunities facing the auto industry – and Ford – today.

Ford Focus Sales Climb in May
Updated Date :6/3/2015 7:28 AM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. saw an increase in Ford Focus sales of eight per cent in May, showing strong customer demand for the vehicle heading into the third quarter. The all-new 2015 Ford Mustang continues to ‘wow’ customers as sales jump 12 per cent.

Ford Edge Achieves Record May Sales, Ford Mustang Best May Since 2007, Ford Vans Post Best May Since 1978
Updated Date :6/2/2015 9:02 AM
​Ford Motor Company’s total U.S. sales of 250,813 vehicles for May declined 1 percent from a year ago. Retail sales of 171,535 vehicles decline 2 percent. Fleet sales of 79,278 vehicles are flat.

Ford Launches Mobility Challenge in Brazil
Updated Date :6/2/2015 4:21 PM
​SÃO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil - Ford Brazil launches in the country the "Innovate Mobility Challenge", the company’s global program intended to create new solutions to improve mobility in large cities.

526-Horsepower Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang Exceeds 100 Horsepower Per Liter with New 5.2-Liter Flat-Plane V8
Updated Date :6/2/2015 9:58 AM
​Ford announced today the most powerful naturally aspirated road-going engine in its history. The all-new Ford 5.2-liter flat-plane crankshaft V8 will produce 526 horsepower and 429 lb.-ft. of torque in Shelby GT350 Mustang and Shelby GT350R Mustang – an engine unique to the two models set to go on sale this fall.

All-New Ford SYNC 3 Connectivity System Launching on 2016 Ford Escape and Fiesta This Summer
Updated Date :6/2/2015 6:46 AM
​Ford announced today its all-new SYNC® 3 technology debuts this summer in North America on the 2016 Ford Escape and Fiesta. The new communications and entertainment system is faster and easier to use with enhanced response to driver commands.

Buescher Pilots Mustang to XFINITY Series Victory
Updated Date :6/1/2015 6:49 AM
​CHRIS BUESCHER, No. 60 Roush Performance Parts Mustang (Finished 1st)

Ford Delivers Class-Leading Fuel Efficiency, Segment First Technology for Transit Connect Van
Updated Date :6/1/2015 8:01 AM
​Ford today announced the Transit Connect van will offer customers new powertrain options with class-leading fuel efficiency, and segment-first driver-assistance and connectivity technologies from the summer.

Bill Ford Honored to Start the 83rd Le Mans 24 Hours on June 13
Updated Date :6/1/2015 7:37 AM
​Bill Ford, the Executive Chairman of the Ford Motor Company, will start the 83rd Le Mans 24 Hours on Saturday 13th June at 15h00.

New Chairman and Managing Director Appointed for Ford of Britain
Updated Date :6/1/2015 10:36 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – Andy Barratt has been appointed chairman and managing director, Ford of Britain, from July 1, 2015, succeeding Mark Ovenden who has been appointed president and CEO, Ford Sollers, the joint venture of Ford Motor Company and JSC Sollers in Russia.

Ford Announces $220 Million Investment Plan for its Operation in Argentina
Updated Date :5/29/2015 8:50 AM
​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Steven Armstrong, President Ford South America and Enrique Alemañy, Ford Argentina, Chile and Peru President, announce today with Argentina President Mrs. Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner a USD $220 million new cycle of investments for Ford operations in the country through next year. 

Ford, the Best Company to Work For in Mexico
Updated Date :5/29/2015 10:56 AM
​For the fourth time, Ford of Mexico was honored with first place in the Super Companies ranking, in the category of more than 3,000 employees, that year after year delivers the renowned business magazine Expansion. Since 2007, this magazine recognizes companies that are committed to the welfare and development of its people.

All-New Ford Edge in Dealerships, New Ads Showcase Design
Updated Date :5/28/2015 2:31 PM
​The all-new Ford Edge started arriving in dealerships last month, and if days-to-turn is any indication, the vehicle is going to be a hot seller for the company.

Ford Opens Portfolio of Patented Technologies to Competitors to Accelerate Industry-Wide Electrified Vehicle Development
Updated Date :5/28/2015 7:32 AM
​Ford Motor Company is offering competitors access to its electrified vehicle technology patents – a move to help accelerate industry-wide research and development of electrified vehicles.

New Mustang Under the Skin
Updated Date :5/29/2015 3:32 AM
​Product Walkaround filmed at the Ford Mustang Media Drive event in Munich, Germany.

Bridgend Celebrates Engine Production Milestones
Updated Date :5/28/2015 3:11 AM
​Ford’s Bridgend Engine Plant (BEP) in Wales has built its 19-millionth engine, 35 years after production began in May 1980.

One-on-One with Bill Ford Live at the Mackinac Policy Conference
Updated Date :5/27/2015 9:25 AM
​On Thursday, May 28 at 3 p.m. EDT, Executive Chairman Bill Ford will take part in a keynote Q&A session at the Mackinac Policy Conference.

Ford Using Computer Printed Parts to Accelerate Product Development – Both On the Track and Off
Updated Date :5/27/2015 1:14 PM
​When Ford’s EcoBoost-powered race car hits the track at the Belle Isle Grand Prix this weekend it will be using engine parts made by a computer printer.

Ford Expands Operations in North Africa
Updated Date :5/27/2015 9:49 AM
​CASABLANCA, Morocco – As part of its global growth plan, Ford Motor Company is expanding its operations in North Africa with a new regional sales office in Casablanca and a purchasing office in Tangier.

Ford Honors Top Global Suppliers at 17th Annual World Excellence Awards
Updated Date :5/27/2015 9:39 AM
​Ford is honoring its top performing global suppliers during the 17th annual World Excellence Awards. Fifty-two awards are being presented to suppliers who exceed company expectations and distinguish themselves from their peers by achieving the highest levels of global excellence in ten categories.

2015 Ford Edge Earns Top Government Safety Award
Updated Date :5/27/2015 7:32 AM
​The 2015 Ford Edge achieved a five-star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in its New Car Assessment Program – the highest possible rating from the U.S. government.

Biffle's Season-Best Finish Highlights Fusion's Effort in Charlotte
Updated Date :5/26/2015 8:25 AM
​Carl Edwards outlasted Greg Biffle and Dale Earnhardt Jr. on fuel to win Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Those three drivers all came down pit road with 62 laps remaining and with Martin Truex Jr. dominating most of the event, their only chance to win was to hope for a green flag run the rest of the way and to conserve enough fuel to make it to the finish. It worked.

Dave Schoch Hosts Media Roundtable, Talks About Growth in Asia Pacific
Updated Date :5/22/2015 8:18 AM
​Within the next five to ten years, 60 percent of Ford Motor Company’s growth is expected to be in Asia Pacific, according to Dave Schoch, president, Asia Pacific, who hosted a roundtable discussion Thursday at World Headquarters to update news reporters on Ford’s progress in the region.

Ford F-150 Named Top-Selling Vehicle Across All Branches of the Military by USAA
Updated Date :5/21/2015 8:00 AM
​Ford F-150 is the top-selling vehicle for members of the United States military – across all branches – according to an analysis of former and active-duty military personnel using United Services Automobile Association’s car buying service. This is the latest in a series of achievements for the toughest, smartest, most capable and efficient F-150 ever. 

All-New Pro Trailer Backup Assist for 2016 Ford F-150 Makes Backing Up and Parking a Trailer Easier Than Ever
Updated Date :5/20/2015 8:07 AM
​Ford, America’s truck leader, pioneers towing innovation again by introducing Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ for the 2016 Ford F-150 – a segment-first technology that makes the challenge of backing up a trailer easier than ever for both experts and infrequent towers alike. 

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Ford Russia Launch Team
Updated Date :5/20/2015 9:50 AM
​​The Ford Russia Launch Team is a diverse team formed with the primary objective of the development of the engine calibration for the EcoSport 2.0-liter AWD for the Russian market. 

Two Winners. Four Days. Six Legendary Roads. Ford Mustang. The Ford Credit Dream Drive Sweepstakes Is On
Updated Date :5/11/2015 7:48 AM
​The ultimate road trip behind the wheel of a 2015 Ford Mustang will be a dream come true for two lucky winners and their guests in the Ford Credit Dream Drive Sweepstakes. Winners will choose a route from among six legendary North American roads and then drive it using a 2015 Mustang provided for the trip.

Ford Warriors in Pink Launches Initiative to Help Bring More Good Days to Those Living with Breast Cancer – Partners with Meal Train and Lyft
Updated Date :5/18/2015 1:33 PM
​Ford Motor Company, through its Warriors in Pink® campaign, today launches The Good Day Project – a powerful call to action to bring more good days to those living with breast cancer. 

Rezzetano Takes Mustang BOSS 302 To Victory Lane At Motorsport
Updated Date :5/19/2015 9:14 AM
​Kurt Rezzetano, of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, held off pole sitter Max Riddle and Jack Baldwin in his No. 37 Calvert Dynamics/Phoenix Performance Ford Mustang Boss 302 to score his first career GTS win.

Biffle Advances to Sprint All-Star Race After Winning First Segment of Showdown Qualifier at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Updated Date :5/18/2015 3:08 PM
​GREG BIFFLE – No. 16 Ortho Ford Fusion – POST-RACE GARAGE INTERVIEW – “I’m really excited.  We’ve worked really hard and we had good track position.  We qualified well.  It seems like we’re getting our cars a little bit better.  We know we still have work to do, but when it got out in clean air it was pretty fast and we were able to hold off Clint and have a pretty good lead.  I definitely didn’t want to see a caution flag.  I wasn’t ready for a restart and mix it up again, but we’re pretty happy with the car.”

New 1.0-litre EcoBoost Fiesta R2 to Make Rallying Debut
Updated Date :5/19/2015 5:36 AM
​A new Ford Fiesta R2 powered by Ford’s 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine will make its competitive debut at Rally de Portugal later this week.

Ford Explorer Marks 25 Years of Innovation with More Technology, New Engine, New Platinum Series
Updated Date :5/14/2015 8:07 AM
​Building on 25 years of innovation and sales leadership, a new Ford Explorer is on its way with even more smart technology, a new 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine and a new Platinum series. The new Ford Explorer arrives early this summer.

Ford Fiesta Named to KBB.Com's 2015 List of 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000
Updated Date :5/18/2015 9:10 AM
​For the second straight year, Ford Fiesta has been named to’s list of its 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000.

Your Vehicle's Unspoken Language: Ford's Vehicle Harmony Group Creates Chimes That Communicate Intuitively
Updated Date :5/15/2015 8:44 AM
​Your vehicle is speaking to you. Are you listening? The group at Ford Motor Company charged with ensuring vehicle harmony is working to make sure the messages are getting through to you – even if you don’t realize it.

Ford’s European Sales Continue to Grow in April Driven by Strong Demand for New Vehicles
Updated Date :5/15/2015 7:47 AM
​Ford of Europe’s vehicle sales increased again in April on the back of strong demand for its all-new and updated models, led by the Mondeo, Kuga, EcoSport and Transit commercial vehicle range.

New Trend Video Series: Escape Artist
Updated Date :5/15/2015 6:53 AM
​Today on @Ford Online we continue our monthly trend series featuring Sheryl Connelly, manager, Global Trends and Futuring.  These monthly videos are designed to provide a snapshot of the ten trends featured in the 2015 “Looking Forward with Ford” trends book. 

VIDEO: 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders Summary
Updated Date :5/14/2015 2:20 PM
​The annual Ford Motor Company shareholder’s meeting took place Thursday, May 14, 2015 in Wilmington, Delaware.

Employees Support Warriors in Pink Day at WHQ
Updated Date :5/13/2015 9:40 AM
​It was a sea of pink at Ford WHQ Tuesday as employees gathered to celebrate Warriors in Pink Day.

USC Shoah Foundation To Present Bill Ford With Ambassador for Humanity Award
Updated Date :5/14/2015 7:24 AM
​Steven Spielberg, founder of USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education, will present Bill Ford, executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, with the Institute’s Ambassador for Humanity Award at the organization’s annual gala in Detroit on Sept. 10. Ford will be recognized for his leadership and corporate citizenry around education and community.

Ford Focus Wins Best Compact Car Award in Comprehensive Customer Satisfaction Evaluation
Updated Date :5/12/2015 10:41 PM
​​China — The Ford Focus recently won the Best Compact Car Award in Comprehensive Customer Satisfaction. This award was based on a comprehensive evaluation given by customers in a customer service survey in China’s auto industry, jointly held by the China Automotive Technology & Research Center (CATARC) and China Consumer News.

Ford Interfaith Network, Ford Employees Observe National Day of Prayer
Updated Date :5/13/2015 10:27 AM
Interfaith leaders convened at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, for the National Day of Prayer observance. The annual event, sponsored by the Ford Interfaith Network (FIN,) was attended by more than 100 Ford employees and guests.​

Ford Launches Innovative Compliance Mobile App to Go Further – The Right Way
Updated Date :5/13/2015 6:57 AM
​To further enhance Ford’s commitment to upholding a strong culture of ethics and compliance, the company recently launched a new app called “The Right Way,” which is available for download from the app store on Apple and Android smartphones (search “Ford Motor The Right Way”), and available directly from Apps@Work for corporate iPhone users.  The app is designed to provide Ford personnel and business partners with a quick and easy way to access information to guide ethical decision-making. 

2016 Model Year Mustang GT to Receive Hood Vent Turn Signals, A Nod to Car's Heritage, New Packages
Updated Date :5/11/2015 7:03 AM
​For the 2016 model year, Mustang fastback and convertible welcome the return of the iconic California Special Package and Pony Package —two iconic Mustang trim levels made popular in the 1960s. Several other new options, including new stripes and wheels, allow owners to make their pony car as individual as they are.

‘This is the Freshest Product Line-Up We Have Ever Had’ – Jim Farley
Updated Date :5/6/2015 5:59 AM
​The latest Ford of Europe Go Further Webcast features Jim Farley, executive vice president, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Barb Samardzich, chief operating officer, Ford of Europe.

A Closer Look at the Shelby GT350 Suspension, Chassis and Braking Systems
Updated Date :5/8/2015 7:29 AM
​Shelby GT350’s rear springs are specially developed for maximum effectiveness at the track. To eke out every last bit of performance, engineers found having springs spin in different directions on each side of the car provided more rear-end stability. A counter-spun spring necessitated a new lower control arm design. “When you are engineering the most track-ready Mustang of all time, you can’t take any shortcuts,” says Eric Zinkosky, suspension and vehicle dynamics technical specialist. “This isn’t an off-the-shelf solution for us – we engineered every component to perform as well as possible, both on and off the track.”

Where in the World is the Blue Oval? Snap a Photo and Share!
Updated Date :5/7/2015 2:14 PM
It is no surprise that the Blue Oval seems like it’s everywhere. And with that in mind, we want to see all the places it turns up – near and far. ​

Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang Raises the Bar for Handling
Updated Date :5/7/2015 7:47 AM
​The all-new Ford Shelby GT350 builds on Carroll Shelby’s original idea – transform Mustang from a great everyday car into a dominant road racer, elevating it to a new level.

Ford China Sales in April Steady, Year-to-Date Sales up 7 Percent
Updated Date :5/7/2015 2:34 AM
​​SHANGHAI, China — Continuing its steady pace of growth, Ford sold 96,889 vehicles in China last month, pushing year-to-date sales to 393,714 vehicles, an increase of seven percent from the same period last year.

Ford Motor Company Expands Innovative Career Academies to Detroit to Help Students Improve Technical Job Skills
Updated Date :5/5/2015 7:45 AM
​Ford Motor Company is accelerating efforts to train future engineering, manufacturing and IT professionals by adding four career academies in Detroit that will serve 1,400 students.

Ford Mustang, F-150 and Focus Join the 2015 AJAC EcoRun Across British Columbia
Updated Date :5/5/2015 11:18 AM
​The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada’s (AJAC) EcoRun is an annual event that showcases and tests a number of eco-friendly vehicles from a range of manufacturers – from pure electrics and plug-ins, to conventional hybrids and diesel-fuelled powertrains.

‘Transit Show Live’ Highlights Smart Ford Technologies in UK’s Favourite Commercial Vehicles
Updated Date :5/6/2015 3:28 AM
​Ford Transit Centres are the venues for a series of ‘Transit Show Live’ events in the UK that will showcase the latest technologies and features in the expanded Ford Transit commercial vehicle range.

Mustang Media Launch Kicks off in Munich
Updated Date :5/5/2015 5:30 AM
​ One of the most eagerly anticipated vehicle launches in European history is underway in Bavaria this week starring the all-new Ford Mustang.

Joey Logano Drives Mustang To Victory in NASCAR XFINITY Series Race at Talladega Superspeedway
Updated Date :5/5/2015 6:46 AM
​No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang – VICTORY LANE INTERVIEW – HOW DID YOU DO THAT?  “It’s such a fast Discount Tire Ford.  Tab Boyd, my spotter, he’s on it.  We spent a lot of time before Daytona to figure out these superspeedways and we watched some more footage before we came down here just trying to understand the differences between Talladega and Daytona and it’s just so cool.

Strong CUV Sales Kick-Off Second Quarter
Updated Date :5/4/2015 11:26 AM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. total CUV sales have increased by 56 per cent, with the all-new Canadian-built Ford Edge experiencing a 65 per cent sales increase and the Ford Escape sales increasing by four per cent, each having its best month of April on record. 

Special Offers for Ford Employees and Agency/Contract Personel May 2015
Updated Date :5/4/2015 1:26 PM
​From planning a much needed vacation to finding that perfect Mother’s Day gift to shopping for everyday needs, Discount Marketplace is there for you.

FEDA Supports Employees with DisAbilities; Ford Employee Recognized for his Abilities
Updated Date :5/4/2015 9:17 AM
​​In the early 1900s, Henry Ford began paying particular attention to the assimilation of individuals with disabilities into the work force. It is reported that Ford Motor Company employed over 4,000 men with disabilities following the casualties of World War I.  

Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle: April, 2015 Sales
Updated Date :5/4/2015 6:51 AM
​All of the hard work we put in last year is beginning to pay off.

All-new Ford Galaxy Gets Intelligent All-Wheel Drive Technology
Updated Date :5/4/2015 3:21 AM
​Ford has confirmed that the all-new Ford Galaxy will be available with all-wheel drive

2016 F-150 with Class-Exclusive Compressed Natural Gas, Propane Capability Grows Ford’s Alternative Fuel Leadership
Updated Date :5/1/2015 9:49 AM
​Ford, America’s truck leader, will offer the 2016 F-150 with an available gaseous-fuel prep package that enables 5.0-liter V8-powered models to run on clean, low-cost compressed natural gas or propane, making Ford the only manufacturer of a CNG/propane-capable half-ton pickup.

Record-Breaking Quality Time
Updated Date :5/1/2015 12:07 PM
Matt West is like most parents. A father of three, he’s grown tired of digital devices monopolizing the time, attention and imagination of his children. So, West came up with a unique solution.​

Redesigned Mustang Customizer Coming to Android, Apple and Desktop Devices
Updated Date :5/1/2015 11:31 AM
​Like the hot-selling all-new Ford Mustang, Ford’s popular Mustang Customizer app has been redone, allowing fans of the iconic pony car to design the car of their dreams like never before.  Featuring the 2015 Ford Mustang, the new Customizer app allows fans of the iconic pony car to build their dream Mustang in any color imaginable using dozens of parts – including wheels, spoilers and body panels. Once created, the Mustang Customizer app can help identify local dealers with a similar Mustang in stock.

Ford U.S. Sales Up 5 Percent in April and an SUV Record; Strong Consumer Demand Continues for Newest Products
Updated Date :5/1/2015 8:26 AM
​Strong consumer demand for its new products drove Ford Motor Company to a 5 percent increase in total U.S. sales in April with 222,498 vehicles sold. Retail sales grew 7 percent, while fleet sales were up 1 percent. It was the company’s best April retail sales in nine years.

Ford Announces Limited Run for 2015 Shelby GT350; Only 37 GT350R Models to Be Built
Updated Date :4/28/2015 9:36 AM
​In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Shelby GT350, Ford will build a limited run of Shelby GT350 and GT350R Mustangs for 2015.

Ford Named ‘Most Innovative Volume Brand 2015’
Updated Date :4/29/2015 10:33 AM
​Ford has been named the “Most Innovative Volume Brand 2015” for its safety and driver assistance systems at the tenth annual AutomotiveINNOVATIONS, organised by the Centre of Automotive Management, based in Germany.

Simultaneous Tree Dedications at MAP Honor Workers Memorial Day
Updated Date :4/29/2015 1:52 PM
​Henry Ford once said, “Trees are among the most useful things grown.” Taking a page from Ford Motor Company’s founder, Michigan Assembly Plant (MAP) planted two maple trees in honor of Workers Memorial Day on April 28.

Year Off to a Good Start, Says Hinrichs at Americas Quarterly Business Review
Updated Date :4/29/2015 7:31 AM
​It was a good start to the year. 

Ford Fund, Employees Contribute More Than $200,000 for Disaster Relief in Nepal
Updated Date :4/29/2015 7:38 AM
​Ford Motor Company Fund is taking steps to provide emergency assistance for earthquake victims in Nepal. Ford Fund will contribute $50,000 to a disaster relief fund set up by our partner, Global Giving, and match up to $50,000 in additional employee donations.

Design Skip Level Meeting Goes AWOL for GT
Updated Date :4/20/2015 1:40 PM
​It’s no surprise the all-new Ford GT has become the it car of 2015. From debuts in Detroit, Chicago and most recently across the pond in Geneva, the GT is stirring souls and opening eyes to the wealth of performance possibility Ford has to offer. That said, imagine the excitement when a group of 25 Ford employees attending a recent design team skip level meeting were invited to tour the GT design lab.

Ford Motor Company’s 2015 First Quarter Pre-Tax Profit Totals $1.4 Billion; Net Income $924 Million
Updated Date :4/28/2015 5:11 AM
​Ford Motor Company today reported its 2015 first quarter financial results. The company delivered a pre-tax profit of $1.4 billion, up $24 million from the same period in 2014. This was the 23rd consecutive profitable quarter for Ford. Additionally, the company’s after-tax earnings were 23 cents per share, excluding special items, down 2 cents compared with a year ago.

Meet Mia Dew
Updated Date :4/16/2015 12:38 PM
Mia Dew is a Sequencing Technician at the Wayne Sequencing Center who has been a member of the Ford team for 17 years. According to Dew, her experience with Ford has provided more opportunities than she would ever have imagined. Between working full time and completing her Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership, Dew found time to sit down with @Ford to share her inspirational story of perseverance, success and her One Ford mentality.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Ford Customer Service Feeling Valued as a Team
Updated Date :4/27/2015 9:22 AM
The Ford Customer Service Feeling Valued team was recognized with a 2014 Diversity and Inclusion Award in Fostering a Respectful and Inclusive Environment.​

All-New Ford Mustang 5.0-litre V8 is Fastest Accelerating High-Volume Ford to Go on Sale in Europe
Updated Date :4/27/2015 7:18 AM
​Ford Motor Company today announced that the all-new Ford Mustang will deliver 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) acceleration in under 5 seconds – making it the fastest accelerating high-volume Ford model ever offered in Europe.

Ford Clay Modeler Transforms Life Through Art
Updated Date :4/16/2015 10:50 AM
With his newly minted semi-celebrity status – the result of being featured on season eight of the SyFy channel’s hit character design competition series “Face Off” – a job he loves at Ford and a happy, healthy family, few would guess that just a few years ago Clay Modeler Rob Miller was homeless and facing challenges most wouldn’t want to imagine.​

Fiesta Driver Evans Secures First WRC Podium Finish
Updated Date :4/27/2015 3:02 AM
​M-Sport World Rally Team’s Elfyn Evans and Daniel Barritt secured their first FIA World Rally Championship podium at Rally Argentina yesterday.

Ford Celebrates Production Milestone – 100,000 Ford Police Interceptor Vehicles Built
Updated Date :4/24/2015 9:18 AM
​On April 23, employees at Troy Design and Manufacturing, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ford Motor Company, celebrated a major milestone – production of Police Interceptor No. 100,000. Since 2012, the 54,000-square-foot Troy Design and Manufacturing upfit facility has been the single source for America’s best-selling line of law enforcement vehicles.

2015 Ford F-150 Earns 5-Star Top Government Crash Ratings For All Cab Configurations and Crash Tests
Updated Date :4/23/2015 7:01 AM
​The all-new Ford F-150 has earned the government’s highest possible crash safety rating – adding to the F-150’s strengths as the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever.

Ford Sets World Record For Biggest Hot Wheels Car Track Loop
Updated Date :4/23/2015 10:49 AM
​Ford ran circles around the old Hot Wheels® record loop as part of this year’s Take Your Child to Work Day. When the effort was complete, Ford had made a world record attempt with a Hot Wheels car track loop that exceeded 12 feet tall.

Ford Set to Announce Mustang Performance Data
Updated Date :4/24/2015 4:54 AM
Ford will reveal on Monday for the very first time official performance figures for the all-new Mustang.

Ford Sollers Expands Ford Vehicle Range in Russia with Fiesta Sedan
Updated Date :4/24/2015 3:06 AM
​Ford Sollers has announced that the new Ford Fiesta four-door sedan will come to the Russian market this year.

Ford and Sony Bring Premium Home Audio Technology to 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum – an Industry-First Innovation
Updated Date :4/21/2015 7:02 AM
​Because every great adventure is made perfect by the ideal soundtrack, the new Ford Explorer Platinum features an exclusive Sony® audio system with two industry-first technologies – Live Acoustics™ and Clear Phase™.

Ford’s Exciting Line-Up at Auto Shanghai 2015
Updated Date :4/20/2015 9:26 PM
​​SHANGHAI, China — Ford brought the house down at Auto Shanghai 2015 with a showcase of the company’s latest vehicles and innovations. Below is a wrap-up of Ford’s exciting news at the auto show:  

Ford Sollers Launches Ford Transit Full-Cycle Production in Russia
Updated Date :4/21/2015 6:03 AM
Ford Sollers has started full-cycle production of the Ford Transit on a new $100 million production line in its modernized assembly plant in Elabuga, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia.

Ford Showcases Performance Line-up at Auto Shanghai 2015
Updated Date :4/20/2015 8:40 AM
​Roaring into the spotlight at Auto Shanghai 2015, Ford unveiled three members of its new Ford Performance line-up for the first time in Asia Pacific. The Ford GT, Ford Focus RS and Focus ST join the new Taurus, Focus, Explorer and Edge in an exciting showcase of Ford’s latest vehicles and innovations.

Ford Showcases Performance Line-up at Auto Shanghai 2015
Updated Date :4/20/2015 12:22 AM
SHANGHAI, China, April 20, 2015 – Roaring into the spotlight at Auto Shanghai 2015, Ford unveiled three members of its new Ford Performance line-up for the first time in Asia Pacific. The Ford GT, Ford Focus RS and Focus ST join the new Taurus, Focus, Explorer and Edge in an exciting showcase of Ford’s latest vehicles and innovations.

Ford Debuts Flagship Taurus, and Also Reveals Focus and Explorer at Auto Shanghai 2015
Updated Date :4/18/2015 10:15 AM
SHANGHAI, China — Highlighting its commitment to serving consumers in China and expanding its presence in the world’s largest auto market, Ford Motor Company today unveiled the latest additions to its line-up of global vehicles, including the global debut of a new Ford Taurus sedan.

The Making of the All-New Mustang
Updated Date :4/17/2015 9:12 AM
​The Mustang has had an incredible 12 months since its 50th anniversary last April 17th.  From appearing on top of the Empire State Building to thefirst shipment of Mustangs to Asia, the all-new Mustang is taking the world by storm.  In fact, the 2015 Mustang has been so popular that more than 50,000 have been sold since launch in September, marking the best sales start for the Mustang nameplate since 2007

New Production Ready Ford Vignale Mondeo Breaks Cover
Updated Date :4/17/2015 1:50 AM
​Ford Motor Company today unveiled the production version of the Ford Vignale Mondeo – the first vehicle to be introduced as part of Ford’s unique Vignale upscale product and ownership experience.

New Production Ready Ford Vignale Mondeo Raises Refinement Bar
Updated Date :4/17/2015 2:21 AM
​The Ford Vignale Mondeo delivers a whisper-quiet, smooth and comfortable ride using sophisticated technologies and an advanced chassis structure

Kelley Blue Book: Ford C-MAX hybrids named to’s 10 Best Green Cars of 2015 list
Updated Date :4/16/2015 8:53 AM
​For the third straight year, Ford’s C-MAX hybrid line has been named to’s list of its 10 Best Green Cars.

2015 Ford F-150 Supercrew Earns 5-Star Top Government Crash Ratings Thanks to 31 New Safety-Related Innovations
Updated Date :4/16/2015 7:23 AM
​The all-new Ford F-150 SuperCrew has earned the government’s highest possible crash safety rating –  adding to the F-150’s strengths as the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever.

Ford Middle East and Africa hosts Middle East dealers for Dipped in Blue event in Dubai, with Mustang, F-150 and Expedition
Updated Date :4/14/2015 9:04 AM
Ford Middle East and Africa hosts Middle East dealers for Dipped in Blue event in Dubai, with Mustang, F-150 and Expedition

Ford Taiwan Continues Sponsorship of the Annual Traditional Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage Event
Updated Date :4/14/2015 10:32 PM
CHUNG-LI, Taiwan — Ford Lio Ho (FLH) announced in a recent pre-event ceremony that it will continue sponsoring the annual Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage Event, which is one of the most important traditional events in Taiwan. This is a part of the company’s continuous efforts to serve local communities.

New Transit Leads Ford Motor Company to More Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America Awards Than Any Other Carmaker
Updated Date :4/13/2015 1:12 PM
​Ford Motor Company won 11 Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America awards for 2015 – more than any other manufacturer – led by the new 2015 Transit.

Ford Sales Growth Continues to Outpace the Market in Europe in First Quarter; Ford Claims No. 1 Spot in CV Sales
Updated Date :4/14/2015 8:33 AM
​Ford Motor Company’s overall sales in Europe continued to outpace industry growth in the first quarter of 2015 and the company has now become the European industry’s top commercial vehicle seller.

Ford GT Inspires Designers to Create Foosball Table, Guitar, Sailboat and Other Objects for Display at Salone del Mobile
Updated Date :4/13/2015 1:33 PM
Ford is showcasing the innovation and creativity of its global design studios at the world’s leading furniture and design expo. Taking their inspiration from the all-new Ford GT supercar, Ford designers created a racing sailboat, guitar, foosball table and several other objects for display at Salone del Mobile in Milan, Italy.

Ford Designers Showcase at Salone del Mobile a Guitar, Sail Boat, and Table Football Inspired by Ford GT Supercar
Updated Date :4/14/2015 3:25 AM
​Ford’s team of global designers today showcased their innovation and creativity, unveiling a sail boat, guitar and table football at the Salone del Mobile design show, in Milan, Italy.

Ford Teams up with Fox to Go Further
Updated Date :4/9/2015 7:43 AM
​Starting tonight and through the month of May, Fox will air special Ford Go Further stories introduced by popular celebrities from the primetime shows New Girl, Gotham and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. 

Ford Motor Company Declares Dividend for Second Quarter 2015
Updated Date :4/10/2015 7:35 AM
​The Board of Directors of Ford Motor Company declared a second quarter dividend of $0.15 per share on the company’s outstanding Class B and common stock.

Ford Sollers Starts Production of the All-New Ford Mondeo in Russia; First of Four New Ford Models in Russia in 2015
Updated Date :4/10/2015 6:59 AM
​Ford Sollers, Ford’s joint venture in Russia, has today started production of the all-new Ford Mondeo at its Vsevolohsk Plant close to St. Petersburg.“Ford Sollers is continuing to invest in expanding the Ford vehicle portfolio in Russia, and to modernize our production facilities. The start of production today of the all-new Ford Mondeo is more proof of our commitment to bring the latest Ford models to our Russian customers,” said Ted Cannis, President and CEO, Ford Sollers.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Sukkamon (Candy) Sopachote Facilitates Inclusive Work Environment at Ford
Updated Date :4/8/2015 1:21 PM
​It is said that “we inhabit a universe that is characterized by diversity,” and Sukkamon Sopachote, better known as Candy, HR manager at Ford Thailand Manufacturing (FTM), has certainly learned to thrive in that universe. Candy excels at providing the necessary leadership to foster a respectful and inclusive business environment in a plant with various nationalities, religions and cultural differences that requires careful consideration of how HR business processes are administered.  ​

Diversity & Inclusion Winner: UAW-Ford National Programs Joint Diversity Committee Fosters Respectful and Inclusive Environment
Updated Date :4/6/2015 2:03 PM
​​The UAW-Ford National Programs Joint Diversity Committee is being recognized with a 2014 Diversity and Inclusion Award for Fostering a Respectful and Inclusive Environment.  

New Ford Edge Holds its First Full Range Media Test Drive in Dali
Updated Date :4/6/2015 11:51 PM
DALI, China —  New Ford Edge recently began its full range media test drive recently, with its first test drive in Dali, Yunnan in southern China. This was the first batch of media test drives scheduled for the Edge in China. 

Ford Sales In Germany Increased 19.6% In March
Updated Date :4/2/2015 7:46 AM
​Sales of Ford cars and commercial vehicles in Germany increased by 19.6 per cent in March, to more than 26,000 units, compared with prior year.

2015 Ford F-150: From Seats to Bumpers, No Part Overlooked to Reduce Weight
Updated Date :4/1/2015 7:29 AM
​Ford engineers responsible for the all-new F-150 were tasked with taking weight out of the truck while improving its capability to accomplish all of the work owners expect of the toughest, smartest, most capable and efficient F-150 ever.

Ford F-Series Off to a Fast Start Powered By All-New F-150
Updated Date :4/2/2015 7:32 AM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. experienced a strong first quarter in 2015 with overall Ford F-Series sales increasing six per cent year-to-date, including a 13 per cent increase in year-to-date sales of the all-new, aluminum body Ford F-150.  Ford Mustang saw strong sales with a 63 per cent growth in March as we head into spring.

Ford Named Best Overall Truck Brand in 2015 Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Awards
Updated Date :4/1/2015 7:10 AM
​Ford claims Best Overall Truck Brand in the 2015 Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Awards – the latest accolade for the brand that introduced the toughest, smartest, most capable and efficient F-150 ever.

Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle: March 2015 Sales Results
Updated Date :4/2/2015 6:52 AM
​We knew March was going to be a challenging month – not just for Ford but for the overall industry – and it was.  However, our newest products are gaining momentum, setting the stage for growth this year. 

Ford U.S. March Retail Sales Best in Nine Years, Driven by Strong F-Series, Van, Explorer, Mustang Performance
Updated Date :4/1/2015 9:00 AM
​Ford Motor Company posted its best U.S. retail sales in nine years, driven by strong demand for its new products, including F-Series, Mustang and Transit.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Ford Digital Worker Team
Updated Date :3/27/2015 3:07 PM
​Have you ever felt overwhelmed trying to find the help you need with a computer issue or various productivity tools? The Digital Worker team is being recognized with a 2014 Diversity and Inclusion award for their efforts in making Ford employees effective and flexible digital workers.

Ford Launches New Manufacturing and Engine Plant in Sanand; Debuts New Ford Figo Aspire
Updated Date :3/26/2015 6:45 AM
​Ford Motor Company today inaugurated its integrated manufacturing facility including a state-of-the-art vehicle manufacturing facility and a world-class engine plant in Sanand, Gujarat.

Ford Wins Five UK Fleet Awards
Updated Date :3/27/2015 8:20 AM
​Ford was been named Fleet Manufacturer of the Year in the 2015 Fleet News awards staged in London earlier this week.

Ford Redefines India’s Compact Car Segment with Smart and Sophisticated New Figo Aspire Sedan
Updated Date :3/26/2015 6:03 AM
Ford revealed the new Ford Figo Aspire today, setting a new standard for compact cars in India with a sub-four-meter sedan that combines premium design, class-leading safety features and advanced technologies.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Team Elabuga Supports Diverse Work Force
Updated Date :3/26/2015 9:25 AM
​​Ford Motor Company recognizes it is smart business to have a diverse work force - one in which many views are represented and everyone’s talents are valued.  Human Resource Team Elabuga was recognized for their efforts to capitalize on that opportunity, and, as a result, was a 2014 Diversity and Inclusion Award winner in the area of Leveraging a Diverse Work Force.

Ford Launches New Manufacturing and Engine Plant in Sanand; Debuts New Ford Figo Aspire
Updated Date :3/26/2015 2:21 AM
Ford Motor Company today inaugurated its integrated manufacturing facility including a state-of-the-art vehicle manufacturing facility and a world-class engine plant in Sanand, Gujarat.

What it Takes to be Best in Ford
Updated Date :3/24/2015 8:36 AM
​To encourage maintenance and production teams at Ford plants across the globe to help the company become the Best in the World, Global Maintenance Operating System Director Joe Lee initiated a program last year to recognize the company’s highest performing plants.

Ford Builds 5 Millionth EcoBoost Engine; 1 in 4 European Vehicles Equipped with Fuel-Saving Engine Technology
Updated Date :3/26/2015 4:11 AM
​Ford Motor Company is celebrating a manufacturing milestone for its fuel-saving EcoBoost petrol engines: five million have been produced globally since the engine line was launched in 2009.

Excitement Revs Up Around the New Ford F-150 Power Wheels
Updated Date :3/25/2015 12:12 PM
To please younger Ford F-150 fans, a Power Wheels® version of the all-new 2015 F-150 model was released.​

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Ford Spain’s Plan Adapta Puts Disabled Customers in Drivers Seat
Updated Date :3/25/2015 9:50 AM
​Henry Ford said, “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.” What Ford Spain is doing is making a “difference” in a big way. They are a 2014 Diversity Inclusion Award winner in the category of Strengthening External Partnerships. Their employees have built a strong and long-lasting relationship with the National Organization for Blind Spaniards (ONCE - Organización Nacional de los Ciegos Españoles) which supports the Spanish National Blind Organization. ONCE is one of the most important and influential non-governmental organizations (NGO) in Spain. ​

All-New Ford Focus RS Makes U.S. Debut in New York
Updated Date :3/24/2015 2:13 PM
​The all-new Ford Focus RS is set to debut on U.S. soil at the 2015 New York International Auto Show. Focus RS pioneers innovative Ford Performance All-Wheel Drive delivering blistering cornering speed for thrilling performance and unbridled driving enjoyment for enthusiasts in North America for the first time.

Start Spreading the News. All-New Focus RS to Make U.S. Debut in New York With Exclusive New Signature Colour
Updated Date :3/25/2015 4:09 AM
Ford’s all-new high-performance hatchback, the Focus RS, will next week make its first appearance in America, revealing exclusive new signature colour Nitrous Blue at the New York International Auto Show.

Ford Hosts ASEAN Debut of New Everest and Global Unveiling of New Ranger at 36th Bangkok International Motor Show
Updated Date :3/24/2015 9:56 PM
The continuation of Ford’s product-led transformation in ASEAN is on display at the 36th Bangkok International Motor Show with the global premiere of the new Ranger pickup and ASEAN introduction of the new Everest SUV.

Ford Brand is Healthy, Gaining Momentum
Updated Date :3/23/2015 1:38 PM
​The Blue Oval is healthy and gaining momentum, and by the end of this year Ford will have one of the freshest showrooms in the industry.

Ford Increases Capacity in China with New Assembly Plant in Hangzhou
Updated Date :3/24/2015 6:44 AM
​Going further to realize its accelerated China growth plan, Ford and its joint venture Changan Ford (CAF) today opened a new assembly plant in Hangzhou, China. 

Ford Unveils a Tougher, Smarter and More Efficient Ranger
Updated Date :3/23/2015 6:54 AM
​Ford unveiled its new tough and smart Ford Ranger today, setting a new benchmark in the pickup truck segment with an uncompromised blend of robust capability, craftsmanship and advanced technology. Starting later this year, an updated range of the truck will take on the world in more than 180 markets worldwide.

Ford Pushes Interior Design Forward Testing Innovative Research Tools
Updated Date :3/23/2015 3:26 AM
​Ford is working with new research and measurement methods and high-tech tools to collect emotional and logical customer insights and learn more about how people visually discover new cars and trucks.

Ford Brings REPREVE to the 2015 F-150
Updated Date :3/20/2015 8:11 AM
​What if we could redirect plastics from landfill and use them to create innovative materials, and then put them in the all-new Ford F-150, part of Ford F-Series, America’s best-selling truck?​ We could make a big difference.

Studio 2000X, A Little Bit of Hollywood Right Here in Dearborn
Updated Date :3/19/2015 4:00 PM
​1.8 million Facebook views is solid “viral video” territory. But unlike Ford’s recently released Mustang Speed Dating and Spooky Car Wash videos, the video raking up the clicks this time was not created to spur social media contagion.

Ford Recognized with Golden Gear Award for 111-Year History of Engineering Innovation
Updated Date :3/19/2015 9:59 AM
​Ford Motor Company and its founder Henry Ford were honored at the Washington Automotive Press Association’s 30th Anniversary Gala with the organization’s Golden Gear Award. The company and its founder are being recognized for their outstanding contributions to the automotive industry.

Ford Pushes Interior Design Forward, Testing Innovative Research Tools
Updated Date :3/19/2015 9:33 AM
​Ford is working with new research and measurement methods and high-tech tools to collect emotional and logical customer insights and learn more about how people visually discover new cars and trucks. New techniques include eye tracking, measuring where eyesight lingers most and biometrics.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: George George Leads the Way with Continuous Improvement at Ford
Updated Date :3/19/2015 7:57 AM
​​George George lives and breathes the One Ford behavior – and, as a result, earned a 2014 Diversity and Inclusion Award in Leading the Way.  ​

5-Millionth EcoBoost-Equipped Vehicle Rolls Off Assembly Line
Updated Date :3/17/2015 8:57 AM
​Ford has hit a new production milestone with its fuel-efficient EcoBoost® engine technology. Late last week, the 5-millionth vehicle with a Ford EcoBoost engine rolled off the assembly line at Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan.

New Trend Video Series: Expanding Next of Kin
Updated Date :3/17/2015 8:21 AM
​Today on @Ford Online we continue our monthly trend series featuring Sheryl Connelly, manager, Global Trends and Futuring.  These monthly videos are designed to provide a snapshot of the ten trends featured in the 2015 “Looking Forward with Ford” trends book. 

Ford, Microsoft Bringing the Power of Cloud Computing to Vehicle Fleet
Updated Date :3/17/2015 9:52 AM
​Today, Ford announced the creation of the next-generation Ford Service Delivery Network, a global cloud computing platform, to take the ownership experience into the future enabling new ways for customers to interact with their vehicles. 

Kansas City Assembly Plant Announces Job #1 for All-New F-150 Truck
Updated Date :3/16/2015 10:37 AM
​The truck’s color is actually called “Blue Flame,” but for everyone at Kansas City Assembly Plant (KCAP) on Friday, the all-new F-150 that rolled off the assembly line as part of the plant’s Job #1 ceremony was blue like the uniforms of their beloved Kansas City Royals, and the end of a huge transformation for the plant.

Ford Brings to Mexico Responsible Driving Program for Youth
Updated Date :3/17/2015 6:38 AM
​After a decade of successful implementation in the United States, the well-recognized Ford Driving Skills for Life program arrived in Mexico, its purpose to provide young people safe driving tools through theoretical and practical workshops.

Mustang Back in Victory Lane with Logano
Updated Date :3/16/2015 8:32 AM
Mustang and Joey Logano dominated the competition Saturday, putting the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang in victory lane, and there was never much doubt.

All-New Mustang Triggers Internet Stampede in Europe
Updated Date :3/13/2015 4:28 AM
​ It was a web stampede a half century in the making.

Kansas City Assembly Plant Building All-New Ford F-150
Updated Date :3/12/2015 1:55 PM
​Ford today marks the official start of production of the all-new 2015 F-150 at Kansas City Assembly Plant, which joins Dearborn Truck Plant in building the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever.  

Early Data Indicates Universal Passion for Mustang Extends to Colors as Iconic Pony Car Goes Global; Red, Black Rule
Updated Date :3/11/2015 1:14 PM
​Red and black clinch the top spots as the most popular exterior paint colors for the first global Mustang, according to initial consumer data.

Women Come Together as One Team as Ford Celebrates International Women’s Day
Updated Date :3/11/2015 11:18 AM
​Every year on March 8, International Women’s Day is celebrated to recognize the economic, political and social achievements of women around the globe. At Ford Motor Company, a special event uniting women at Ford facilities worldwide was held at World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan. 

Ford Steers Bloggers Through a Unique Canadian International Auto Show Experience
Updated Date :3/11/2015 12:30 PM
​On Friday, February 13, close to 20 bloggers had a chance to step out from behind their keyboards and take part in a unique auto show experience.

Ford Toots its Horn for the All-New Ford Edge
Updated Date :3/11/2015 10:17 AM
​Oakville Assembly was teeming with excitement on Thursday, February 26, as Ford celebrated the official start of production of the all-new 2015 Ford Edge, soon to be exported globally to more than 100 countries. Hundreds of excited staff joined the festivities, all eager to hear from Ford executives, Unifor representatives and both federal and provincial government officials.

U.S. News & World Report: Ford Fusion Hybrid Honored as Best Hybrid for Families
Updated Date :3/11/2015 8:50 AM
​For the fourth year straight, Ford Fusion Hybrid has been named U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hybrid Car for Families.

Ford Fund, Community Partners Put Children First with Donations and Activities to Support Child Nutrition, Feed Hungry Kids
Updated Date :3/6/2015 11:14 AM
​As many Detroiters continue to face food insecurity issues, Ford Motor Company Fund is contributing $100,000 toward an infant formula program at Gleaners Community Food Bank – enough to feed more than 7,000 babies for two weeks.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Solaris Server Operations Team Promotes Work-Life Flexibility
Updated Date :3/10/2015 10:03 AM
​When it comes to promoting work-life flexibility, the Solaris Server Operations team was increasingly aware of the importance of promoting a healthy work-life balance for their employees. Under the direction of Bharat Kharadia, the team was successful in implementing new flexible work-life integration while working within existing HR policies.

Ford Goes Further to Celebrate International Women's Day
Updated Date :3/10/2015 8:28 AM
​Ford employees from around the globe have been Going Further to celebrate International Women’s Day, which honours the achievements of women while calling for greater equality.

New Ford Focus ST Claims First U.K. Award
Updated Date :3/10/2015 3:51 AM
​The new Ford Focus ST has claimed its first award in the UK – Best Hot Hatch in Carbuyer’s Best Car Awards.

Ford Recognizes Outstanding Quality Achievements
Updated Date :3/9/2015 1:00 PM
Several Ford facilities received top honors Monday during the annual North American President’s Quality Awards ceremony.​

Ford Launches New Compliance App
Updated Date :3/9/2015 10:28 AM
​For the sixth consecutive year, Ford has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute, a leader in defining the standards of ethical business practices.  The annual list currently includes only 132 companies throughout the world, and Ford holds the distinction of being the only automotive OEM to secure a winning spot. 

Ford Named a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company
Updated Date :3/9/2015 6:46 AM
​Ford Motor Company is being named today to Ethisphere Institute’s 2015 list of World’s Most Ethical Companies®.

Ford Cleveland Engine Plant Begins Production of the New Twin-Scroll 2.0-liter EcoBoost and 2.3-liter EcoBoost Engines
Updated Date :3/5/2015 9:44 AM
​Ford today announced the official production start of the all-new twin-scroll 2.0-liter and 2.3-liter EcoBoost engines for North America at its Cleveland Engine Plant in Ohio. The announcement marks the first time these engines are being produced in the U.S.

‘Performance Cars Polish our Brand’ - Barb Samardzich Talks Fast Cars at the Geneva Motor Show
Updated Date :3/6/2015 8:21 AM
​Barb Samardzich, chief operating officer, Ford of Europe, explains how an exciting portfolio of new performance vehicles will help polish the Blue Oval in this interview filmed on the Ford stand in Geneva.

All-New Ford F-650/F-750 Medium-Duty Trucks are Tough on Work, Quieter on the Ears
Updated Date :3/3/2015 7:34 AM
​Ford is lowering noise levels in the all-new Ford F-650/F-750 – the toughest, smartest and best-value F-650/F-750 medium-duty commercial trucks ever – to give drivers and their customers a quieter and more comfortable experience inside and out.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: MAP Pink Vest Team Raises Money for a Good Cause
Updated Date :3/5/2015 1:07 PM
​​Ford teams and individuals from around the globe are being recognized with a 2014 Global Diversity and Inclusion Award for demonstrating the Go Further spirit to bring diversity, inclusion and the One Ford commitment to life at Ford Motor Company.  @Ford Online will highlight the award recipients throughout the year.

Women in Leadership Honored at FAAN Black History Month Celebration
Updated Date :3/5/2015 8:18 AM
​​​​“Movers, Shakers and History Makers” was the theme of the 34th Annual Ford African Ancestry Network (FAAN) Black History Month celebration held recently at the Dearborn Inn in Dearborn, Mich.  Shirley Strawberry, radio talk show personality, Steve Harvey Morning Show, hosted the event that attracted more than 500 guests including FAAN members and supporters, Ford senior leadership, community leaders and elected Michigan officials.​

Ford EcoBoost Challenge Kicks Off This Week: Why We Do It
Updated Date :3/5/2015 7:22 AM
​The Ford EcoBoost® Challenge kicks off this week in Miami and will visit 17 cities through the end of June, providing people across the country with an opportunity to test drive Ford’s latest products and experience firsthand the power and performance that EcoBoost engines have to offer. 

Roelant de Waard Previews a ‘Bright Performance Future’ for Ford in Geneva
Updated Date :3/5/2015 7:05 AM
​Roelant de Waard, vice president, Marketing, Sales and Service, Ford of Europe, gives a personal tour of the Ford stand at Geneva in this video showing Ford’s most expansive ever line-up of performance vehicles. 

Best February on Record for Ford F-Series
Updated Date :3/4/2015 8:55 AM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. experienced strong Lincoln sales in February, continuing the reinvention of the brand.

Ford Broadens Outreach to Women Military Veterans with Workshops to Help Ease Transition Back to Civilian Life
Updated Date :3/4/2015 7:39 AM
​Ford Motor Company is collaborating with the National Veterans Transition Services, Inc. on a three-week workshop designed specifically to address the issues women veterans face as a growing number of them are returning to civilian life and a possibly uncertain future.

Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle: February 2015 Sales Results
Updated Date :3/4/2015 10:29 AM
​As I said in last month’s column, we will still have some slippery spots as we continue our transitions.  We are not on dry pavement yet, as you can see by last month’s sales, which were off 2 percent. 

Dr. Jay Zhou Honored as Fellow by the American Society for Quality
Updated Date :3/2/2015 12:07 PM
​Achieving excellence in quality is like brushing your teeth, according to Dr. Jay Zhou, executive technical leader, Global Quality.  It’s something that requires attention each and every day. 

Mighty Ford F-750 Tonka Dump Truck is Ready for Work or Play
Updated Date :3/2/2015 12:39 PM
​The wraps come off the Mighty Ford F-750 Tonka Truck – the 10-foot-tall ultimate Tonka toy that is also certified Built Ford Tough – at the NTEA Work Truck show today.

Introducing Ford Telematics Powered by Telogis, Next-Gen Solution to Help Fleet Customers Boost Efficiency
Updated Date :3/2/2015 12:56 PM
​Ford Motor Company and Telogis introduce Ford’s commercial fleet management platform, Ford Telematics™ powered by Telogis®, to help fleets run more efficient operations and better serve their customers.

Ford Announces Enhanced and Extended EcoSport SUV Line-Up
Updated Date :3/4/2015 4:34 AM
​Ford has announced a range of styling, drive dynamics and equipment enhancements for the EcoSport.

Instant Football Scores for Drivers, Ford Announces 6 New Voice-Activated Apps for AppLink in Europe and Asia
Updated Date :3/2/2015 2:56 AM
Ford today announced six new apps for Europe and Asia Pacific that customers will be able to voice-activate using Ford SYNC with AppLink technology, and stay connected on the move​

Ford Reveals New High-Spec and Sport Models at Geneva Motor Show; Premieres All-New Edge S SUV in Europe
Updated Date :3/2/2015 6:15 AM
​Ford Motor Company at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show today reveals new sporty, dynamic and high specification vehicles for Europe.

Ford U.S. February Retail Sales
Updated Date :3/3/2015 8:57 AM
​Ford Motor Company U.S. sales totaled 180,383 vehicles in February, down 2 percent from a year ago.

Ford Delivers Performance Feast at Geneva as New Focus RS Makes Public Debut and Ford GT Supercar Premiers in Europe
Updated Date :3/2/2015 5:43 AM
​Ford powered into the 2015 Geneva Motor Show with its most technologically advanced performance model range ever, including the global motor show debut of the all-new Ford Focus RS high-performance hatchback, and the European premiere of the all-new Ford GT supercar

Ford Presents Pioneering All New Fiesta R2 with 1.0 litre EcoBoost at Geneva Motor Show
Updated Date :3/2/2015 5:50 AM
​Ford today presented the all-new Fiesta R2 rally car at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.

All-New Ford Focus RS Makes Global Auto Show Debut; Pioneers Innovative AWD and Performance Technologies
Updated Date :3/2/2015 6:04 AM
​Ford’s all-new Focus RS makes its global public debut today at the Geneva Motor Show. The high-performance road car pioneers the innovative Ford Performance All-Wheel-Drive system, and delivers class-leading cornering speed, thrilling performance and unbridled driving enjoyment.

Ford Smart Mobility Plan Expanded at Mobile World Congress
Updated Date :2/27/2015 10:21 AM
​Ford Motor Company is expanding its global Ford Smart Mobility plan with a new experiment to study how electric bicycles can work seamlessly with cars and public transport to deliver faster and easier daily commutes and help businesses operating in urban centres. 

New Ford App Enables Drivers to Charge Electric Vehicles from a Smartphone
Updated Date :3/2/2015 2:39 AM
​Ford is launching a new app that enables electric vehicle drivers to remotely connect their smartphone with the car to manage charging – and even set a chosen cabin temperature before their journey

2014 President's Health and Safety Awards
Updated Date :2/26/2015 12:58 PM
​The 2014 President’s Health and Safety Awards recognize leadership and innovation in workplace health and safety and support the development of a robust safety operating system.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Donna Inch Champions Women’s Initiatives at Ford
Updated Date :2/27/2015 10:33 AM
​It is said the greatest reflection of your priorities is your time, and Donna Inch has certainly committed a great deal of time and made a significant contribution in fostering excellence, working together inclusively and role modeling Ford values. Inch is a 2014 Diversity and Inclusion winner in the Leading the Way category. ​

Production of the All-New 2015 Ford Edge Kicks Off With 400 New Employees
Updated Date :2/25/2015 9:31 AM
​Ford Motor Company announced today at its Oakville Assembly plant outside of Toronto, Canada, the official start of production of the all-new 2015 Ford Edge for global export to more than 100 countries.

Ford of Canada Wins Not Just One, But Two 2015 ALG Canadian Residual Value Awards for the Ford Transit and Ford Transit Connect
Updated Date :2/26/2015 1:36 PM
​ALG, the leading provider of insights and consulting services in the area of forecasting future values to the automotive industry, has awarded Ford of Canada with two 2015 Canadian Residual Value Awards for the Ford Transit and Transit Connect.

New Trend Video Series Launches Today: Make Way for Gen Z
Updated Date :2/25/2015 2:38 PM
​Today @Ford Online launches the first of 10 monthly videos featuring Sheryl Connelly, manager, Global Trends and Futuring.  The videos are designed to provide a snapshot of the ten trends featured in the 2015 “Looking Forward with Ford” trends book.  This month’s video takes a look at a trend Connelly refers to as “Make Way for Gen Z.” 

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Ford Credit Information Technology Team Leverages a Diverse Work Force
Updated Date :2/25/2015 2:01 PM
​Dearborn, Mich. - Ford teams and individuals from around the globe are being recognized with a 2014 Global Diversity and Inclusion Award for demonstrating the Go Further spirit to bring diversity, inclusion and the One Ford commitment to life at Ford Motor Company.  @Ford Online will highlight the award recipients throughout the year.

Ford Trains Thousands of Kansas City Assembly Plant Workers to Support Upcoming F-150 Production
Updated Date :2/23/2015 8:10 PM
​Since May 2013, more than 8,000 skilled trades and production workers at Ford’s Dearborn Truck Plant and Kansas City Assembly Plant have undergone an intensive training program to support production of the all-new Ford F-150 – the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever. 

Even the Cold Couldn’t Freeze the Excitement Felt at the 2015 Ford F-150 Media Drive Event
Updated Date :2/23/2015 1:28 PM
​The 2015 Ford F-150 media event beckoned a wide range of media to Canada’s bitterly cold, but beautiful Quebec City. From February 16 to 20, media persevered through the sinfully freezing temperatures in order to see for themselves what the Ford F-150 hype was about.

Ford to Deliver Global Public Debut of Focus RS, European Debut of Ford GT at the Geneva Motor Show
Updated Date :2/24/2015 3:28 AM
​Ford Motor Company will reveal the all-new Focus RS high performance hatchback for the first time at a motor show, and debut the all-new Ford GT supercar in Europe, at the 2015 Geneva show.

Ford Performance: Fusion, Mustang, F-150 Sweep Daytona
Updated Date :2/23/2015 9:56 AM
Joey Logano survived an intense final 10 laps, including a green-white-checkered finish to give Ford a sweep of Daytona Speedweeks by winning Sunday’s 57th running of the Daytona 500. The win came on the heels of Tyler Reddick winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and Ryan Reed taking the checkered flag for the first time in Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series event.

Joey Logano Pilots Fusion to Daytona 500 Win
Updated Date :2/23/2015 7:05 AM
​Today’s win in the Daytona 500 was the 14th overall for Ford in “The Great American Race.”

Ryan Reed Gathers First Career Win in Mustang at Daytona
Updated Date :2/23/2015 8:06 AM
​Ryan Reed won his first race in one of NASCAR’s top three touring series by taking the checkered flag in today’s inaugural NASCAR XFINITY Series event.

Ford and Petty's Garage Team Up To Build Limited-Edition Mustang GT
Updated Date :2/20/2015 7:41 AM
​Ford Motor Company and Petty’s Garage are teaming up to build a new 627-horsepower* Mustang GT – a limited-edition fastback inspired by the popular Petty’s Garage Mustang GT on display at last year’s SEMA show in Las Vegas.

Entry-Level UAW Employees Transition to Higher Wages
Updated Date :2/19/2015 12:45 PM
​The entry-level wage system outlined in the 2011 UAW-Ford Collective Bargaining Agreement is proving to be a win-win for both Ford Motor Company and its UAW employees.

Commitment to "Go Further – The Right Way" in Every Decision We Make
Updated Date :2/19/2015 1:30 PM
​The company’s commitment to Go Further –The Right Way is a promise we make to each other as part of the Ford team to uphold our strong culture of ethics and compliance.  We all take pride in our ethical corporate culture, which is fundamental to our success and part of our corporate DNA. 

Celebrating Achievements: African-American Firsts at Ford
Updated Date :2/18/2015 11:25 AM
​​African-Americans have played a vital role in contributing to American history. These achievements are recognized and celebrated during the month of February. At Ford Motor Company, this rich history began when the company hired the first African-American employee, William Perry, in 1914. Perry, who also was friends with Henry Ford, began working in the power plant at the company’s Highland Park Plant in Highland Park, Michigan. That same year, the company announced it would double workers’ pay and shorten the work day. Most workers would make $5 for eight hours instead of $2.34 for nine hours, regardless of their race. The move marked a significant diversity and inclusion effort for Ford.​

There’s a Place the Snow is Always Plowed… Ford Develops Front and Rear View Camera Washers
Updated Date :2/18/2015 1:58 PM
​While many of us spend hours shoveling our driveways and sidewalks during the winter months, there’s one place that can be cleared of snow in mere seconds: the all-new Ford F-150 front view camera. 

Ford Transit Connect Wins the Canadian Black Book’s Best Retained Value Compact Work Van Award
Updated Date :2/18/2015 1:49 PM
​The Canadian Black Book (CBB), a well-known authority on vehicle resale, has awarded the Ford Transit Connect as the Best Retained Value Compact Work Van.

Ford Hires John Casesa To Lead Global Strategy
Updated Date :2/17/2015 10:11 AM
​Ford Motor Company today announces the hiring of long-time auto analyst and investment banker John Casesa as group vice president, Global Strategy as part of the company’s commitment to accelerate its One Ford plan, deliver product excellence and drive innovation in every part of the business.

Rare Performance Fords Go on Show at National Motor Museum
Updated Date :2/17/2015 3:53 AM
​Two Ford rally cars will go on display at the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu next month as part of a new exhibition, A Chequered History, celebrating the history of motor sport.

Ford Reminds Motorists: Replace Older Tires, Regardless of Wear; Examine Tires Monthly to Help Ensure Safe Travel
Updated Date :2/12/2015 1:45 PM
​Ford Motor Company is reminding vehicle owners of its recommendation to replace tires, even unused tires, after six years, regardless of tread wear, and to practice proper tire maintenance.

Ford Performance Vehicles Open the Canadian International Auto Show with a Roar
Updated Date :2/12/2015 11:05 AM
​The Canadian International Auto Show was out of the gates with a roar as Ford of Canada flexed its muscle to kick-off the show.

Ford F-150 wins AJAC’s 2015 Truck of the Year at Canadian International Auto Show
Updated Date :2/12/2015 10:43 AM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. is a winner at the 2015 Canadian International Auto Show, claiming top spot as the Automobile Journalist Association of Canada’s (AJAC) Truck of the Year with the 2015 Ford F-150.

2015 Mustang Earns Highest Vehicle Safety Rating from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Updated Date :2/11/2015 8:45 AM
​The 2015 Ford Mustang received a top safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The 2015 Mustang earned a five-star Overall Vehicle Score in NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing.

Ford Sales Growth in Europe Continues to Outpace Market: Highest January Share Since 2012; CV Sales Up 33 Per Cent
Updated Date :2/11/2015 11:39 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Driven by strong customer demand for its new vehicles – including the all-new Mondeo now being rolled out to Ford dealerships across Europe – Ford’s sales and market share in Europe continued to grow in January.

Law Enforcement Officials Integrally Involved in Development of 2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility
Updated Date :2/11/2015 1:08 PM
​By listening to customers and responding to their needs with innovative solutions, Ford has been a leader in the Police vehicle market for more than half a century.  Today, the tradition continues with the debut of the 2016 Police Interceptor Utility at the Chicago Auto Show. 

New Ford Police Interceptor Debuts at Chicago Auto Show
Updated Date :2/10/2015 8:46 PM
​Ford will unveil the 2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicle at the Chicago Auto Show this Thursday, kicking off a new chapter for the utility that has changed the face of law enforcement.

All-New F-150 Helps Ford Earn ‘Most Innovative’ Recognition by Fast Company
Updated Date :2/9/2015 1:14 PM
​The toughest, smartest and most-capable F-150 ever helped Ford Motor Company earn a spot in Fast Company’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Automotive as part of the publication’s 2015 Most Innovative Companies issue.

New Ford Focus Launches with Next-Generation Stability Control Technology Designed to Predict Potential Spinouts
Updated Date :2/9/2015 9:12 AM
​What’s better than a car that helps prevent spinouts once they occur? The answer at Ford Motor Company is a car that can predict a spin before it even begins.

Performance and Power: 2015 Ford Edge Sport Certified as Highest-Performing Edge Yet
Updated Date :2/9/2015 7:13 AM
​The 2015 Ford Edge Sport has been officially SAE-certified as the most powerful Edge ever, with the highest horsepower and torque ratings yet.

Ford employees optimise use of internal online encyclopaedia, Fordipedia
Updated Date :2/6/2015 7:32 AM
​Like an increasing number of companies, Ford has its own online encyclopaedia.

Heart-Healthy Choices at Work
Updated Date :2/5/2015 1:10 PM
​February is National American Heart Month.  Although heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, it can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions on a regular basis. Here are a few tips for the working professional to reduce workplace stress and create a heart-healthy environment right at your desk. 

Ford F-150, Focus Electric Named Greenest Vehicles by American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
Updated Date :2/5/2015 12:36 PM
​The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) named the F-150 and Focus Electric among the most environmentally-friendly vehicles for consumers in 2015. The F-150 with 2.7L EcoBoost was named the greenest standard pickup, and the Focus Electric was named as one of the 12 overall greenest vehicles on the market.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner Leverages Diverse Workforce through Global Volume Planning
Updated Date :2/5/2015 9:01 AM
​Ford’s vehicle volume forecasting (FPV – Financial Planning Volumes) process within Marketing Sales and Service (MS&S) historically involved each market/region using local processes and tools to forecast a 10-year volume projection. While a process for global consolidation was present, the use of different forecasting approaches and assumptions complicated the consolidated view. Additionally, during senior management reviews these varied methods did not portray a sense of unity.

Mark Fields Meets King Felipe VI of Spain at Royal Palace in Madrid
Updated Date :2/5/2015 5:33 AM
Ford Motor Company president and CEO, Mark Fields, met with Spain’s King Felipe VI at the Palacio de la Zarzuela in Madrid, yesterday. 

Ford Invests €2.3 billion in Valencia Operations in Spain; Highly-Flexible Plant to Increase Production 40% in 2015
Updated Date :2/5/2015 3:31 AM
​Ford today announced it is completing the final part of a €2.3 billion investment in its Valencia, Spain, manufacturing operations, transforming it into one of the world’s most advanced, flexible and productive auto plants.

Ford Adds 1,550 Jobs to Support Demand for All-New F-150
Updated Date :2/3/2015 12:45 PM
​As Ford ramps up production of the all-new F-150, the company today announced it will add 1,550 new jobs across its Kansas City Assembly, Dearborn Stamping, Dearborn Diversified and Sterling Axle facilities in the first quarter of 2015. The new jobs will support production and growing customer demand for the recently launched 2015 Ford F-150.

Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle: January 2015 Sales Results
Updated Date :2/4/2015 7:17 AM
​After a long 2014 that had everyone working so tirelessly on product launches, we are beginning to see the hard work pay off.  January was a great month for U.S. sales – up 15 percent over last year – and our best retail sales month since 2004.

Lincoln Marks Best Sales Start Since 2010
Updated Date :2/4/2015 7:08 AM
​Lincoln U.S. sales were up 11 percent in January, giving the luxury brand its best start in five years. 

Best January on Record for Ford F-Series
Updated Date :2/3/2015 3:22 PM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. is looking forward to another exciting year with seven vehicle launches in North America, including the Canadian-built all-new 2015 Ford Edge and 2016 Lincoln MKX.  

Ford U.S. Sales Up 15 Percent in January; Company Sees Best U.S. January Retail Sales Results Since 2004
Updated Date :2/3/2015 9:43 AM
​Ford Motor Company posted a 15 percent sales increase in the U.S. in January, with sales of 178,351 vehicles. Retail sales of 128,666 vehicles marked a 13 percent increase, providing the best retail January results since 2004.

Ford Previews All-New Ford Focus RS; High-Performance Hatch Pioneers Innovative All-Wheel-Drive Technology
Updated Date :2/3/2015 5:51 AM
​Ford today previewed the all-new Ford Focus RS, a high-performance road car that debuts the innovative Ford Performance All-Wheel-Drive, delivering class-leading cornering speed, thrilling performance and unbridled driving enjoyment.

Why Barrick Gold Corp. Has Ordered 35 All-New Ford F-150s After Secretly Testing F-150 Aluminum Cargo Boxes
Updated Date :2/2/2015 8:48 AM
​After helping Ford torture test prototypes of aluminum pickup truck boxes, Barrick Gold USA is placing an initial order for 35 all-new F-150s – the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 yet.

Southeastern Michigan Hazardous Weather Update
Updated Date :2/1/2015 1:12 PM
​The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Southeastern Michigan beginning Sunday, February 1st until Monday, February 2nd. 

Fiesta No.1 in Europe For Three Years Running
Updated Date :1/29/2015 3:17 AM
​The Fiesta was the No.1 selling small car in Europe again last year. Customers purchased 308,999 Fiestas in Europe in 2014, making it the top-selling small car in Europe for the third year running.

Hinrichs Cites North America as Strong Contributor to Ford Quarterly, Annual Profits
Updated Date :1/30/2015 6:20 AM
​Ford Motor Company achieved a pre-tax profit of $1.1 billion for the fourth quarter of 2014 and $6.3 billion for the full year, due in large part to the company’s performance in North America, according to Joe Hinrichs, president of The Americas.

Ford Achieves 2014 Pre-Tax Profit of $6.3 Billion
Updated Date :1/29/2015 4:04 AM
​Ford Motor Company [NYSE: F] today reported a 2014 full-year pre-tax profit of $6.3 billion, the company’s fifth consecutive year of both profitability and positive Automotive operating-related cash flow. Company results, which were consistent with September guidance, were driven by profitability in North America, record results in Asia Pacific, and the highest Ford Credit profit since 2011.

Ford Credit Earns Full-Year 2014 Pre-Tax Profit of $1.9 Billion; Net Income of $1.7 Billion*
Updated Date :1/28/2015 10:47 AM
​Ford Motor Credit Company reported a pre-tax profit of $1.9 billion in 2014, its highest since 2011, up from $1.8 billion a year earlier. The improvement is more than explained by higher volume, partially offset by unfavorable lease residual performance in North America and lower financing margin. Ford Credit’s net income was $1.7 billion in 2014, compared with $1.5 billion in the previous year. The increase in net income reflects favorable tax items recorded during the year.

Canadian-Built Vehicles Shine at the Montreal Auto Show
Updated Date :1/23/2015 9:12 AM
​Canadian pride shone through during the Ford and Lincoln press conference at the Montreal Auto Show with the Canadian debut of the all-new Ford Edge and all-new Lincoln MKX.

Ford, Lincoln Dealers Give Communities Nearly $100 Million in 2014
Updated Date :1/23/2015 7:26 AM
​Ford and Lincoln dealers gave nearly $100 million to local causes and nonprofits in communities across the United States in 2014, according to Ford Motor Company’s annual Survey on Dealer Giving.

Ford EcoBoost Powers Chip Ganassi Racing to Victory in Rolex 24 at the 53rd Running of the Day-Long Endurance Classic in Daytona
Updated Date :1/26/2015 8:00 AM
​Ford’s EcoBoost engine powered Ganassi Racing drivers Scott Dixon, Kyle Larson, Jamie McMurray and Tony Kanaan to victory in the grueling Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday.

VIDEO: Ford Leadership Share NAIAS Impressions
Updated Date :1/23/2015 3:12 PM
​What did Ford executives think about the North American International Auto Show?  Watch the video below to find out.

Ford Opens New Silicon Valley Research Center to Drive Innovation
Updated Date :1/22/2015 10:56 AM
​Ford today opens the Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto, growing its global research team and accelerating the company’s innovation in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and big data.

Lincoln Navigator Earns Top Vehicle Safety Rating from Federal Government Agency
Updated Date :1/22/2015 10:32 AM
​The 2015 Lincoln Navigator earned a five-star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Vehicle Health Reports Help Ford Improve Quality Faster
Updated Date :1/22/2015 8:17 AM
​Employees with SYNC®-equipped vehicles are encouraged to run frequent Vehicle Health Reports (VHRs).  Not only will this simple action help you keep a close eye on the “health” of your vehicle, but it also will provide Ford technical experts with valuable data that can help improve the quality of future Ford and Lincoln products. 

2015 Ford Expedition Earns Highest Vehicle Safety Rating from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Updated Date :1/21/2015 10:19 AM
​The 2015 Ford Expedition earned a five-star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the U.S. government’s highest possible overall rating.

Don’t Miss This! New Focus RS Teaser Video Goes Live
Updated Date :1/22/2015 5:46 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford has issued a tantalising teaser video of the forthcoming all-new Focus RS ahead of its official reveal next month.

Competitiveness of Auto Industry Presents Challenges to Ford Motor Company
Updated Date :1/21/2015 10:54 AM
​The U.S. auto industry has made quite a comeback since the recession crippled the economy several years ago. Today, the greatest challenge facing automakers is the extraordinarily competitive nature of the business, according to John Casesa, a former auto analyst who serves as senior managing director of Guggenheim Partners, a global investment and advisory firm.

Latest Issue of @Ford Manufacturing Now Available Online!
Updated Date :1/21/2015 7:54 AM
​What better way to kick off the new year, and the North American International Auto Show, than with major performance product news? Read all about the new Ford GT, Ford Shelby GT350R and the Ford Raptor here.

Sale of First Retail Production Shelby GT350R, VIN 001, Raises $1,000,000 for Charity at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction
Updated Date :1/20/2015 12:06 PM
​The first retail production Shelby® GT350R Mustang, VIN 001, fetched $1,000,000 for charity at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction at WestWorld today. Ford Motor Company auctioned the car at No Reserve, with proceeds benefiting JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research.

A New Ford Collection: Ford Challenges Designers to Transform Recycled Materials into Fashion Statements
Updated Date :1/20/2015 2:36 PM
​Ford Motor Company and Redress announced Veronica Lee from Malaysia and Amandah Andersson from Sweden the winners of The Redress Forum: Ford Design Challenge. Held on Jan. 19, the event challenged emerging designers to create fashion pieces with sustainable materials used in Ford vehicles and textile waste.

The All-New Ford Mustang is Here! Ford Opens Order Books Across Europe
Updated Date :1/20/2015 4:32 AM
​Customers in Europe can now specify and order the all-new Ford Mustang, marking the first time in the iconic car’s 50-year history it has been  available for sale across Europe.

Ford Celebrates Official Launch of All-New Mustang Going Global; Iconic Pony Car En Route to Asia
Updated Date :1/20/2015 6:29 AM
​For the first time in its 50-year history, Mustang will be available to customers around the world in more than 100 markets. First shipments of the highly anticipated Mustang are headed for Asia, with vehicles arriving in Europe midyear.

Ford Showcases Innovation with New Displays at 2015 North American International Auto Show
Updated Date :1/16/2015 1:26 PM
​DETROIT,   – Ford is introducing multiple new displays in its exhibit at the 2015 North American International Auto Show highlighting the company’s drive to innovate.

Eighteen Ford Fiestas to Start Rallye Monte-Carlo
Updated Date :1/19/2015 8:42 AM
BRENTWOOD, England - M-Sport World Rally Team’s Elfyn Evans and Ott Tänak will be looking to master the notoriously difficult conditions of Rallye Monte-Carlo later this week as they pilot their EcoBoost powered Ford Fiesta RS WRCs on the opening round of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC).

2015 Ford NAIAS Awards Roundup
Updated Date :1/16/2015 10:46 AM
​The North American International Auto Show is one of the largest, most anticipated auto shows in America, and Ford stole the show with back-to-back launches of Ford Performance vehicles and a strong 2016 lineup.

Exclusive: Behind the Blue Oval Experience at NAIAS - Make Way for Gen Z
Updated Date :1/16/2015 7:42 AM
​There’s the Baby Boomers and generations Y and Z, but a new generation is starting to make their move and they’re calling themselves gen Z. According to Sheryl Connelly, manager, Global Consumer Trends and Futuring, this group of people aged 21 or younger are currently 2-billion strong worldwide which means they wield significant purchasing power.

Exclusive: Behind the Blue Oval Experience at NAIAS - Innovation Through Mobility
Updated Date :1/16/2015 8:04 AM
During a Behind the Blue Oval panel discussion, Erica Klampf, manager, Ford future mobility, said the company’s mobility plans revolve around one idea – helping to create a better, more connected world.

F-150 Raptor for Kids: Free Limited-Edition Revell Model Kits at Ford Stand at North American International Auto Show
Updated Date :1/16/2015 7:00 AM
​From the sidewalk to the sandbox, kids eight and up will be able to build, play and display their own all-new Ford F-150 Raptor – the toughest, smartest, most capable Raptor ever.

Exclusive: Behind the Blue Oval Experience at NAIAS - Raj Nair Discusses How Performance Creates Innovation
Updated Date :1/16/2015 7:54 AM
​Hot on the heels of unveiling three high-profile performance vehicles including the all-new Ford GT, Raj Nair, Ford group vice president, Global Product Development, led a session for media regarding innovation in Ford performance.

Hinrichs Discusses Driving Innovation at 2015 Automotive News World Congress
Updated Date :1/15/2015 8:05 AM
​Joe Hinrichs, executive vice president and president, The Americas, addressed industry leaders and media Wednesday morning at the 2015 Automotive News World Congress in Detroit. 

Exclusive: Behind the Blue Oval Experience at NAIAS - Innovation: Customer Experience
Updated Date :1/15/2015 8:24 AM
​Sheryl Connelly, manager, Global Trends and Futuring, moderated a presentation including Elena Ford, vice president, Global Dealer and Customer Experience, and Chantel Lenard, director, U.S. Marketing, designed to show how Ford is working with our dealers to build an experience our customers will love. 

Ford GT Wins EyesOn Design Prize for Best Production Vehicle at 2015 North American International Auto Show
Updated Date :1/14/2015 6:39 AM
​The all-new Ford GT – a technology showcase for top EcoBoost® performance, aerodynamics and lightweight carbon fiber construction – today earned the prestigious EyesOn Design Award for best production vehicle. The ultra-high-performance supercar was unveiled Monday at the 2015 North American International Auto Show.

Ford Design: Raptor, GT350R and the Ford GT Reveal the Future is Here
Updated Date :1/14/2015 10:58 AM
​Receiving nearly as much media adoration on the show floor at Cobo as they did during the live press conference held in Joe Louis Arena on Monday, the Ford Shelby GT350R, the Ford F-150 Raptor and the Ford GT represent the future of Ford design at its boldest. Moray Callum, vice president, Design, was on hand as these stars of the show were ushered onto their pedestals on the Ford stand.

Exclusive: Behind the Blue Oval Experience at NAIAS - CEO Town Hall with University Students
Updated Date :1/14/2015 12:39 PM
​Ford President and CEO Mark Fields hosted an interactive discussion with university students during the 2015 North American International Auto Show. 

Surprise and Excitement at the Ford Employee Preview for NAIAS
Updated Date :1/13/2015 1:35 PM
​More than 2,700 Ford employees and retirees – along with their family and friends – braved the cold Sunday afternoon to attend a special employee preview of the Ford news conference for the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). 

Shelby GT350R Mustang: Most Track-Capable Production Mustang Ever Built
Updated Date :1/12/2015 8:25 AM
Ford today unveiled the new Shelby® GT350R Mustang, the most track-ready road-going production Mustang ever built.

All-New F-150 Raptor Is Ford’s Ultimate Off-Road Performance Truck
Updated Date :1/12/2015 6:07 AM
​Ford, America’s truck leader, today introduced the all-new F-150 Raptor – the ultimate high-performance off-road pickup in the company’s lineup.

Ford Redefines Innovation with All-New Ford GT Carbon Fiber Supercar
Updated Date :1/12/2015 6:53 AM
​Ford today unveiled the all-new GT, an ultra-high-performance supercar that serves as a technology showcase for top EcoBoost® performance, aerodynamics and lightweight carbon fiber construction.

Henry Ford Technology Award Program Is Searching for Ford's Best Innovation and Technology
Updated Date :1/5/2015 12:15 PM
The Henry Ford Technology Award Program (HFTA) nomination period for recognition in 2015 opens January 13th and extends through March 13th. HFTA is open to all Ford Motor Company employees who occupy levels below LL2.

All-New Lincoln MKX Delivers Personal Luxury
Updated Date :1/12/2015 2:44 PM
​The all-new Lincoln MKX, debuting today at the 2015 North American International Auto Show, is designed to attract a wide range of customers in the United States and beyond by offering more technology, engine choices and personalization options.

New Version of Ford AppLink Brings Smartphone Navigation Apps to SYNC 3
Updated Date :1/12/2015 12:53 PM
​Weeks after Ford introduced its next-generation SYNC® 3 in-vehicle connectivity system, the company today announced it is rolling out Ford SYNC AppLink™ 3.0 next year, giving customers the ability to access their favorite compatible navigation app – much as they do on a smartphone – on in-vehicle touch screens.

Ford Accelerates Carbon Fiber Research to Drive Innovation
Updated Date :1/12/2015 1:25 PM
​Ford and DowAksa are accelerating joint research to develop high-volume manufacturing techniques for automotive-grade carbon fiber – aiming to make vehicles lighter for greater fuel efficiency, performance and capability.

Ford is Biggest Winner in Most Popular Awards
Updated Date :1/12/2015 11:11 AM
​Ford F-150, Expedition, Explorer, Mustang, Shelby GT500, Fiesta, Transit van and Transit Connect are recipients of the 2015 Most Popular awards.

Media Reaction Positive to Ford's Auto Show Reveals
Updated Date :1/12/2015 10:56 AM
Media reaction has been very positive after Ford revealed three new performance models and won the Truck of the Year award at the North American International Auto Show.

All-New Ford F-150 Named North American Truck/Utility of the Year
Updated Date :1/12/2015 7:28 AM
​The 2015 Ford F-150 took home the North American Truck of the Year award today.

1.0-Litre EcoBoost-Powered Fiesta R2 Rally Car Breaks Cover
Updated Date :1/12/2015 7:16 AM
​Ford’s award-winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine will make its rallying debut this year, powering an updated Ford Fiesta R2.

All-New F-150 Earns Urban Truck of the Year Award
Updated Date :1/9/2015 1:09 PM
​The 2015 Ford F-150 – the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever – adds another win to its growing list of awards and accolades as the all-new truck captured Urban Truck of the Year honors at the 19th Annual Urban Wheel Awards.

New Products Drive Ford of Europe’s 2014 Share Increase
Updated Date :1/9/2015 3:35 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford of Europe increased sales and gained market share in 2014 on strong demand for its new cars and commercial vehicles.

Ford of Europe Reveals 2015 Product Roll-Out Plan; More SUVs, Performance Vehicles, Remarkable Technologies
Updated Date :1/9/2015 10:14 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford of Europe has confirmed 2015 will be one of the busiest years for new product in the company’s history.

Ford Announces Winners of Innovate Mobility Challenge Series, a Worldwide Approach to Finding Mobility Solutions
Updated Date :1/7/2015 11:56 AM
​Ford has named the latest winners in its Innovate Mobility Challenge series, a key part of Ford Smart Mobility – the first widespread implementation of the company’s long-term plan for sustainable mobility solutions.

Ford Lio Ho Goes Further and Rings in the New Year with More than a Million People in Taiwan
Updated Date :1/8/2015 8:31 PM
CHUNG-LI, Taiwan — By sponsoring the New Year’s Eve fireworks and countdown party titled “Go Further Taipei” and hosted by Taipei City Government, Ford Lio Ho (FLH) goes further in to the new year of 2015 together with more than one million people. The excited crowd gathered around the Taipei City Hall Square on the night of December 31 to celebrate the start of a brand new year.

Lincoln Builds Momentum from Improved Sales, New Vehicles and Launch in China
Updated Date :1/8/2015 10:39 AM
​The Lincoln Motor Company showed strong progress in 2014, with improved sales, new vehicles, the brand’s launch in China, introduction of Lincoln Black Label and an attention-grabbing ad campaign for the first-ever MKC featuring actor Matthew McConaughey.

President Obama Visits Michigan Assembly Plant, Discusses Resurgence of Auto Industry
Updated Date :1/8/2015 10:22 AM
​America is coming back, bolstered by the resurgence of the auto industry. That was the theme of the speech President Barack Obama delivered when he paid a special visit to Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant (MAP) Tuesday afternoon. 

All-New Ford Mondeo Wins What Car? Award in First Month on Sale
Updated Date :1/8/2015 9:10 AM
​The all-new Ford Mondeo was crowned the UK’s best estate car at the 2015 What Car? Awards.

Ford Motor Company Declares Increased Dividend for First Quarter 2015
Updated Date :1/7/2015 2:42 PM
​The Board of Directors of Ford Motor Company declared a first quarter dividend of $0.15 per share on the company’s outstanding Class B and common stock.

Ford at CES Announces Smart Mobility Plan and 25 Global Experiments
Updated Date :1/6/2015 8:46 AM
​Ford at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show is highlighting how it is using innovation not only to create advanced new vehicles but also to help change the way the world moves by solving today’s growing global transportation challenges.

John Felice Retiring After 30 Years; Ford Names Mark LaNeve to Lead U.S. Marketing, Sales and Service Team
Updated Date :1/7/2015 8:40 AM
​Ford Motor Company [NYSE: F] announced today changes in its senior leadership team as it continues to deliver and accelerate the company’s One Ford plan while driving for product excellence and innovation.

Asset Management Team Maximizes Cost Efficiency and Generates Revenue
Updated Date :1/6/2015 3:03 PM
There is a function within Ford Motor Company that has facilitated U.S. $90 million in cost efficiencies over the last five years, through reuse of assets. In the same time period, the team also generated more than U.S. $200 million in global revenue. The organization is Ford Land’s Global Asset Management (GAM).​

Lincoln Sales Up 21 Percent in December
Updated Date :1/6/2015 1:25 PM
​U.S. sales of Lincoln were up 21 percent in December compared to last year making it the brand’s best December since 2009.

Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle: December Sales Results
Updated Date :1/6/2015 10:44 AM
As we begin a new year, it seems only fitting to reflect on the last 12 months.  As we look back on 2014, I think we can all agree that it was an extraordinarily busy year.​

Ford Posts Best U.S. December Sales Results Since 2005
Updated Date :1/5/2015 9:14 AM
​Ford continues as America’s best-selling vehicle brand for the fifth consecutive year and the F-Series remains the best-selling vehicle for the 33rd straight year and best-selling truck for the 38th year in row as 2014 U.S. sales results are tallied.

Ford Once Again Best-Selling Automaker and Best-Selling Vehicle in Canada; Breaks 17-Year Sales Record
Updated Date :1/6/2015 7:30 AM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada Ltd. is the top-selling automaker in Canada for the fifth consecutive year, marking its best year of sales since 1997.  The Ford F-Series was the top-selling pickup in Canada for the 49th consecutive year, as well as the best-selling vehicle in Canada for the fifth year in a row. 

Holiday Break News Recap
Updated Date :1/5/2015 7:18 AM
​Just in case you missed them, we’ve compiled a recap of the breaking news over the holiday break. Here they are for your reading enjoyment.

Jim Farley: Every person can make a difference in European transformation
Updated Date :1/5/2015 2:53 AM
​Jim Farley, president, Ford of Europe, Middle East and Africa, talks Ford, family and fast cars in this special Go Further Webcast now showing on @Ford Online

Ford to Be First Automaker to Integrate Radio Disney App for Family-Friendly Music and Content on the Road
Updated Date :1/2/2015 9:02 AM
​Ford Motor Company today announced the Radio Disney smartphone app will soon be available to Ford SYNC® AppLink™ users. Drivers will be able to stream music devoted to kids, tweens and families 24 hours a day inside a Ford vehicle at the touch of a button.

The Good News Keeps Coming for the 2015 F-150 and Mustang
Updated Date :12/28/2014 9:49 AM
​The 2015 F-150 and Mustang make the list of Test Drive's five favorite vehicles in 2014.

Ford, AccuWeather Keep Drivers Weather-Ready with Hyper-Local Forecasts Minute-by-Minute Through SYNC AppLink
Updated Date :12/30/2014 9:50 AM
​Ford Motor Company and AccuWeather are joining together to integrate one of the country’s leading weather apps featuring hyper-localized weather forecasting into the vehicle.

Ford Introduces New Additions to SYNC AppLink
Updated Date :12/30/2014 9:35 AM
​Modern families want to stay connected and informed. The new additions to Ford SYNC AppLink help them to do just that. 

Ford Starts Most Comprehensive Truck Marketing Campaign for F-150
Updated Date :12/23/2014 7:14 AM
​Launching the national marketing campaign for the all-new Ford F-150 – the toughest, smartest and most capable F-150 ever – requires Ford Truck’s most comprehensive advertising plan as well.

Ford Identifies Trends that may Shape the Future in 2015 Trend Book
Updated Date :12/18/2014 8:11 AM
​No one can accurately predict what tomorrow may bring for consumers around the world.  However, Sheryl Connelly, manager, Global Trends and Futuring, uses information available today to identify trends and how they may shape our future.

Ford Spain Employees Take Christmas Gifts to Children’s Charity
Updated Date :12/22/2014 6:22 AM
​A group of Ford Spain employees dressed as the Three Kings and accompanied by their royal pages have visited a charitable organisation to give gifts to children suffering from cerebral palsy and other illnesses which affect physical development.

F-150/Mustang Continue to Receive Accolades
Updated Date :12/26/2014 2:23 PM
​2014 continues to be a great year for the Ford Mustang and Ford F-150.

Ford’s Twin-Scroll 2.0-Liter EcoBoost Engine Debut
Updated Date :12/22/2014 11:22 AM
​The all-new 2015 Ford Edge, due in showrooms in early 2015, will be the first Ford vehicle in North America powered by the company’s new twin-scroll 2.0-liter EcoBoost® engine. The 2015 model is the first Edge to come standard with EcoBoost power.

New Shelby GT350 Mustang to be Auctioned
Updated Date :12/22/2014 12:20 PM
​Ford Motor Company will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the legendary Shelby GT350 Mustang by auctioning the first production unit of the new-generation car available to the public for charity at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Getting the Family Tree Home
Updated Date :12/19/2014 1:54 PM
​It’s a time-honored tradition: going out in the cold with the family car and bringing home the perfect tree.

Mondeo Is Readers’ Car of The Year 2015 in Spain
Updated Date :12/18/2014 7:32 AM
​The all-new Mondeo has won a top Spanish award. The Valencia-made model was voted Readers’ the Car of the Year 2015, beating such rivals as the VW Passat, Mercedes GLA and Citroen C4 Cactus.

Ford Delivers Truck, Volunteers to Help Feed the Hungry
Updated Date :12/18/2014 2:33 PM
​Collecting food, stocking shelves and serving meals were all part of a Ford Accelerated Action Day for more than 700 Ford employees working in soup kitchens, food banks, shelters and care centers. Ford’s nonprofit partners created more than 50 projects in eight states that focused on the most urgent needs of the people they serve: finding enough food for themselves and their families.

Robert Brown and Kimberly Pittel Interview
Updated Date :12/18/2014 1:22 PM
​In November Robert Brown, vice president, Sustainability , Environment and Safety Engineering, announced his retirement effective Jan. 1, 2015.

Nick Smither and Marcy Klevorn Interview
Updated Date :12/17/2014 9:18 AM
​Nick Smither, group vice president and Chief Information Officer (CIO), will retire effective Jan. 1, 2015.

Ford Transit Courier is What Van? Van of the Year 2015
Updated Date :12/17/2014 7:23 AM
​The all-new Ford Transit Courier has received the top accolade at this year’s What Van? Awards by winning Van of the Year 2015.

Ford Employees Donate Coats, Hats and Gloves to Help Families Stay Warm during Cold Weather Months
Updated Date :12/17/2014 8:31 AM
​Ford Motor Company wrapped up its fourth annual Coat & Jacket Drive by delivering more than 1,000 new and gently used coats, along with hats, scarves and gloves, to the Salvation Army.

Ford Interfaith Network (FIN) Muslim Group Hosts 14th Annual Dinner
Updated Date :12/17/2014 8:40 AM
​The Ford Interfaith Network (FIN) Muslim Group held its 14th Annual Dinner at the Ford Motor Credit (FMCC) Cafeteria in Dearborn, Michigan. This year, the FIN Muslim Group partnered with Ford Motor Company Fund to help increase donations to their Fourth Annual Coats for Kids Drive. The FIN Muslim Group turned their annual dinner into a campaign that raised awareness of those in need.

Smart, Intuitive, Responsive: SYNC 3 Enhances the Driver’s Experience More Than Ever Before
Updated Date :12/15/2014 10:49 AM
​The next generation of in-car connectivity is coming in 2015 as Ford Motor Company announced its next-generation of SYNC last week.

Argentina’s Villagra to run a Ford Ranger in the 2015 Dakar Rally
Updated Date :12/16/2014 11:29 AM
DARMSTADT, Germany - South Racing and Neil Woolridge Motorsport have joined forces with Argentinean rally star Federico Villagra, with support from YPF, and will run a Ford Ranger in January’s Dakar Rally, the world’s most famous off-road motor sport competition.

Ford Earmarks Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition for Service Personnel
Updated Date :12/16/2014 2:36 PM
​With only 1,964 of the 50 Year Limited Edition Mustangs to be produced, Ford is delivering a limited number of the special-edition cars to members of the military serving overseas.​

DIA: Ford Driver Information Fuel Gauge Test Methods and Engineering Verification Team Recognized for Leading the Way
Updated Date :12/16/2014 11:27 AM
​A cross-functional team comprised of members from Vehicle Evaluation Verification (VEV) Electrical Sign Off, EESE, Fuel Systems, Michigan Proving Ground (MPG) and Allen Park Test Laboratory (APTL) was formed with the goal of providing improved driver information and fuel gauge validation and verification methods. The team, who was awarded the company’s Diversity and Inclusion award, illustrates personal commitments to global One Ford leadership and made a significant contribution by fostering excellence, working together inclusively and role modeling Ford values in all interactions.

Analytics Expert to Help Ford Create More Mobility Solutions, Connectivity Services, Even Better Vehicles for Customers
Updated Date :12/15/2014 9:05 AM
​Ford today appoints data science and analytics expert Paul Ballew as executive director and chief data and analytics officer, further building its team of experts to help better understand consumer behavior and help speed development of the mobility, connectivity and autonomous driving innovations that will improve people’s lives.

Ford Design Team’s Customized Snowmen Now On Display at WHQ
Updated Date :12/15/2014 1:18 PM
​Today through Thursday, several snowmen designed by the eight design teams of PDC, will be on display in the World Headquarters lobby just outside of the auditorium.

Mondeo Shortlisted For Car of the Year 2015
Updated Date :12/15/2014 6:11 AM
​The all-new Ford Mondeo has been named as one of the seven finalists for Car of the Year 2015, Europe’s most prestigious award.

Ford Production System Helps New Employees Transition Into New Roles
Updated Date :12/12/2014 1:11 PM
​Ford Motor Company has already surpassed its goal of creating 12,000 hourly jobs in the U.S. by 2015 as part of the 2011 UAW contract talks. Today, the number of new jobs exceeds 14,000.

Ford’s European Sales Up 7.1% January-November
Updated Date :12/15/2014 2:54 AM
​Ford’s vehicle sales in its 20 traditional European markets increased by 7.1 per cent from January through November, in an industry that grew 5.7 per cent.

Ford Accelerated Action Day: Volunteers Deliver Food to the Hungry
Updated Date :12/12/2014 12:53 PM
​More than 700 Ford employees are on the job in soup kitchens, food banks, shelters and care centers across the U.S., teaming up with nonprofit partners to assist the needy during this holiday season.

Ford Names William E. Kennard to Board of Directors; Homer Neal Elects to Leave After 18 Years of Service
Updated Date :12/12/2014 12:51 PM
​Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) announced today the election of William E. Kennard to the company’s board of directors. Kennard’s appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2015.

Ford Drives Mobility Innovation in Detroit
Updated Date :12/11/2014 10:52 AM
​Ford Motor Company is paying forward its legacy as one of America’s original mobility startups by joining with Techstars to launch Techstars Mobility, driven by Detroit. The startup business incubator is aiming to deliver innovative mobility and transportation solutions.

Ford Driving Performance Innovation to New Levels
Updated Date :12/11/2014 10:44 AM
​Ford announced today it is hitting the gas on a new program to unify global performance vehicle operations in order to bring more performance vehicles and parts to a greater customer-base.

Ford GLOBE: A Historical Look at the Past 20 Years
Updated Date :12/11/2014 12:07 PM
​Twenty years ago, two Ford employees spearheaded a meeting to open communication between gay and lesbian employees and Ford leadership to ensure the company’s policies and practices were inclusive to all employees.  The gesture marked the beginning of major milestones to come for Ford Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual Employees (GLOBE), one of 11 groups within the Ford Employee Resource Groups (ERG).  

New: Ford SYNC 3 Delivers More Ways to Stay Connected
Updated Date :12/11/2014 10:10 AM
​Ford today introduced SYNC® 3, a new communications and entertainment system that is faster, more intuitive and easier to use with enhanced response to driver commands.

Ford Confirms All-New Focus RS For Global Markets
Updated Date :12/11/2014 6:06 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford has confirmed it will be launching an all-new Focus RS – the ultimate performance version of the world’s best-selling global nameplate. The company announced that the all-new RS will be made available to customers in major markets around the world for the first time.

Ford Motor Company Named One of the Best Places to Work
Updated Date :12/10/2014 9:21 AM
​Ford receives a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award for Best Places to Work for 2015, based on feedback from employees regarding their job, work environment and company.

The New ADVA Technology Improves the Ability to Simulate Components and the Manufacturing Process Interaction
Updated Date :12/9/2014 10:48 AM
​Efficiency and cost reduction while maximizing throughput are strategies that are transforming the manufacturing industry.

Ford Executives Cycle 104 Miles in Ride to Cure Diabetes
Updated Date :12/8/2014 3:38 PM
​Last month, thousands of cyclists pedaled their way through the streets of Tucson, Arizona at the 32nd el Tour de Tucson.  The annual race raised money for various charities and consisted of four different distance events around the city that included 104, 75, 55 and 40 mile rides.  Among the 9,000 riders were Ford Group Vice President and General Counsel David Leitch and Ford Vice President and Controller Stuart Rowley who were part of a six-person Ford team riding on behalf of JDRF. 

Ethisphere's 2014 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics Recognizes The Best Around The Globe
Updated Date :12/5/2014 9:17 AM
​The Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, today announced its annual 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics ranking. In an era of multi-billion dollar fines and an ever-increasing regulatory environment, public attention tends to focus on companies that failed in the areas of ethics and compliance. This award recognizes individuals that have made a material impact in the world of business ethics and compliance.

All-New Ford F-150 Named Official Vehicle of 2015 International CES
Updated Date :12/4/2014 3:05 PM
​The all-new Ford F-150 pickup – the toughest, smartest and most capable F-150 ever – will be the Official Vehicle of the 2015 International CES.

Ford Sells More Than a Million Vehicles in China; Exceptional Performance Lifts Annual Sales by 20 Percent
Updated Date :12/5/2014 1:46 AM
SHANGHAI, China — Ford China reached new heights as vehicle sales soared past the one million mark in the first 11 months of 2014. Year-to-date sales hit 1,007,425 vehicles, up 20 percent from 840,975 sold during the same period last year. Monthly sales reached 100,834 vehicles, up two percent from 99,157 sold in November 2013.

Behind the Numbers with Erich Merkle: November Sales Results
Updated Date :12/3/2014 7:12 AM
​On a macro level not much has changed this month, as Ford’s U.S. sales were off slightly at 2 percent. When we dig a little deeper we certainly had some standouts which were new to our monthly sales activity.

More Product Knowledge at Your Fingertips
Updated Date :12/3/2014 10:58 AM
​DEARBORN – There is now an easy new way to find information on the company’s product lineup on @FordOnline.
Just go to the main navigation on your @FordOnline home page and click on the brand new Product Information Center.

All-New Mondeo Achieves Maximum Five-Star Euro NCAP Safety Rating
Updated Date :12/2/2014 5:36 AM
​The all-new Mondeo has been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating by the Euro NCAP independent crash test authority.

Ford Escape, Explorer and Mustang Post Record Sales
Updated Date :12/2/2014 8:51 AM
​Ford Motor Company U.S. sales totaled 187,000 vehicles
in November, down 2 percent from a year ago.

Ford Spain-sponsored Endurance and Fuel Consumption Race Supports Charities
Updated Date :12/2/2014 5:55 AM
​The Make a Wish Foundation, sponsored by the Spanish newspaper El Mundo, was proclaimed winner of the 11th edition of the 24 Hours Ford endurance race at the weekend.

Ford Celebrates Winners of the 2014 CEGC Awards in China
Updated Date :12/1/2014 4:47 AM
SHANGHAI, China — This year, Ford, together with grassroots groups and individuals took Ford Motor Conservation & Environment Grants (CEGC) and Level Up!, its capacity-building program for green NGOs, to an entirely new level. Since May, 278 applications from across the country were submitted, but only 29 applications were nominated to compete for the chance to win one of the three awards categories. The final presentations were held on Nov. 27 and the awards ceremony was on Nov. 28 at Minsheng Art Museum. This year the theme was “You’re the Extraordinary Everyday Environmental Hero”, which reinforces Ford’s commitment to motivate and encourage involvement from people of all walks of life to work together to build a better world.

Statement Regarding the Death of Robert (Bob) Rewey
Updated Date :12/1/2014 12:38 PM
The following statement is attributable to Bill Ford, Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company

Mustang Gallops Through 2014 SEMA Show
Updated Date :11/26/2014 9:13 AM
​The 2014 SEMA show has come and gone, and thanks to the outstanding hard work by dozens of Mustang customizers, the 2015 Mustang was able to add another award to its extensive trophy cabinet: Hottest Car of the 2014 SEMA Show.

Ford Olsberg MSE claims Rallycross Team Title
Updated Date :12/1/2014 4:35 AM
​Petter Solberg has ended his title-winning season in style by winning the closing round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy in San Luis, Argentina.

Petrol or Diesel Focus ST? @Ford Readers Deliver Their Verdict
Updated Date :12/1/2014 3:55 AM
​Last week @Ford asked “Which Focus ST would you like to see in your garage - 2.0-litre EcoBoost or 2.0-litre Diesel?”

Get to Know Ford New Mondeo
Updated Date :11/28/2014 7:55 AM
​Ford vehicle line director Uli Koesters gives an indepth overview of the all-new Ford Mondeo in this video clip which highlights some of the remarkable technologies and class-leading features customer will enjoy.

Ford Displays Full Vehicle Lineup at Vietnam Motor Show and Reaffirms Promise to ‘Go Further’ for Customers
Updated Date :11/25/2014 8:56 PM
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — Last week, highlighting its promise to continue bringing segment-leading global Ford vehicles to Vietnam, Ford displayed its full lineup of vehicles at the Vietnam Motor Show in Ho Chi Minh City along with highlighting the company’s quality, green, safety and smart technologies.

New Ka Wins Car and Driver’s “10 Best” Award as Brazil’s Top Hatch
Updated Date :11/26/2014 1:20 PM
​SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - Ford received yet another award for the New Ka, which was elected Brazil’s top hatch in Car and Driver’s 10Best 2015 awards. 

Ford Begins Hybrid Vehicle Production in Europe, First Mondeo Hybrids Roll off Assembly Line
Updated Date :11/26/2014 6:19 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford has started production of the all-new Ford Mondeo Hybrid – the first hybrid electric car built and sold by Ford in Europe. The Mondeo Hybrid combines a specially-developed 2.0-litre petrol engine with an electric motor and 1.4 kWh lithium-ion battery for 4.2 l/100 km fuel economy and 99 g/km CO2 emissions.*

Ford Lio Ho Celebrates 42nd Anniversary with a Family and Social Caring Day
Updated Date :11/25/2014 1:15 AM
CHUNG-LI, Taiwan — On Nov. 22, Ford Lio Ho (FLH) celebrated its 42nd anniversary at Leofoo Village Theme Park, the first fantasy world in Asia that combines both amusement park and Safari. More than 2,500 employees, their families and community members from four social welfare groups attended the FLH anniversary festivities.

Cars and Coffee Event Shows Design is About Crafting an Experience
Updated Date :11/21/2014 10:08 AM
A group of 18 employees from various skill teams, randomly selected from the nearly 3,000 who had opted in, joined Moray Callum, vice president, Design, and Chris Svensson, design director, The Americas, in November to kick off a new design-focused series of skip levels dubbed “Cars and Coffee.”​

New 3-row, 7-Seat Ford Edge Makes Global Debut at Auto Guangzhou 2014
Updated Date :11/23/2014 9:57 PM
GUANGZHOU, China — Last week, Ford made the global debut of the new Ford Edge, with full 7-seat capacity, at Changan Ford’s “Go Further” event in Guangzhou. This shows Ford’s continuation of delivering on its promise to bring more class-leading global vehicles to China.

Lincoln Motor Company Unveils Lincoln Black Label at Home
Updated Date :11/21/2014 3:16 PM
With the launch of Lincoln Black Label, the luxury automotive company has created Lincoln Black Label at Home, an exclusive getaway intended to introduce luxury clients to the program’s designer themes.​

New S-MAX Voted “Best People Mover” in the International Auto Trophy 2014
Updated Date :11/21/2014 7:25 AM
​New Ford S-MAX has picked up a prestigious award - even though it’s yet to go on sale. The new model won the “Best People Mover” category at this year’s Auto Trophy award, capturing 18.9 percent of all votes cast.

Buffalo Stamping Goes Further, Becomes Refuge During Historic Storm
Updated Date :11/20/2014 5:34 PM
​The historic snowfall that hit Buffalo, New York, this week brought traffic to a standstill, stranded hundreds, and collapsed roofs.  At the same time, it brought out the best in Ford employees caught in the middle of the swirling drifts.

Ford Transit Wins UK Fleet Award
Updated Date :11/20/2014 8:07 AM
​Ford Transit was named Large Van of the Year at last night’s 2014 ACFO Awards.

Ford Plants Flag in Middle East & Africa with Live Action Event; New Mustang Unveiled on World’s Tallest Building, Burj Khalifa
Updated Date :11/19/2014 9:52 AM
​Ford Motor Company, underscoring its growing ambitions in the Middle East and Africa, today introduced the all-new Mustang on the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building.

Ford Explorer Marks 25 Years of Innovation
Updated Date :11/18/2014 2:58 PM
​Building on 25 years of innovation and sales leadership, a new Explorer is on its way with even more smart technology, a new 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine and an all-new Platinum series. The 2016 Ford Explorer arrives next summer.

Ford Executive Chairman Addresses ‘The Future of Mobility’
Updated Date :11/18/2014 4:20 PM
​DUBAI - On Wednesday, Nov. 19, Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford addressed attendees at “The Future of Mobility” event co-hosted by the Dubai Chamber and Ford MEA.

5.0-litre V8 or 2.3-litre EcoBoost Mustang? @Ford Readers Reach a Split Decision
Updated Date :11/18/2014 10:38 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Last week @Ford posed the question “which Mustang do you prefer - 5.0-litre V8 or 2.3-Litre EcoBoost?” and our readers responded in droves.

How Jet Power Helps Ford Combat Wintry Weather at Lommel Proving Ground
Updated Date :11/18/2014 7:12 AM
​LOMMEL, Belgium - Rain, snow, hail or sleet used to disrupt testing Lommel Proving Ground in Belgium. But now a giant “hairdryer” – and a moment’s inspiration – are helping to keep the facility open, all year round.

Get to Know New Ford Focus
Updated Date :11/18/2014 5:35 AM
​Rainer Wode gives an expert’s overview of the all-new Ford Focus in this video clip which highlights the many remarkable features available on the vehicle

Shelby GT350 Mustang: The Legend Returns
Updated Date :11/17/2014 7:03 AM
​One of the most iconic performance Mustang nameplates of all time is returning, Ford confirmed today with the reveal of the all-new Shelby® GT350 Mustang.

Hirvonen Signs Off In Style
Updated Date :11/17/2014 3:21 AM
​M-Sport World Rally Team’s Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen brought their FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) careers to an end in style at the weekend – securing second place at Wales Rally GB.

Lincoln Officially Introduces Black Label Luxury
Updated Date :11/13/2014 1:13 PM
​The Lincoln Motor Company officially introduces Lincoln Black Label today, redefining what it means to shop for, purchase and own a luxury automobile.

7 Million Adventures: Ford Explorer Marks U.S. Sales Milestone As New Model Ready for Reveal at Los Angeles Auto Show
Updated Date :11/13/2014 8:39 AM
​Ford Motor Company announced the 7-millionth Explorer sold in the United States today, sealing the vehicle’s position as America’s favorite SUV. The iconic Explorer was launched in the U.S. market in 1990 becoming an instant hit. For nearly a quarter century, it has been the best-selling SUV in the country.

Inside the Oval With Jamie Allison: Great Year for Ford Racing as Season Ends, Championship Hopes High
Updated Date :11/13/2014 2:41 PM
​This is an exciting week to be doing my next Ford Racing column for @FordOnline.
We are in the final week of the racing season, and Ford has a chance to capture two major championships in NASCAR and NHRA to cap off what has been a great year for Ford Racing.

Designing the Future of Ford: Todd Willing
Updated Date :11/13/2014 3:22 PM
The ability to predict future needs of customers before they are aware of those needs existing is exactly what Ford design teams excel at and why Ford’s current global design leadership team has been so carefully selected.​

New Trophy for Ford EcoBoost 400 Harkens Back to Racer Henry Ford
Updated Date :11/13/2014 9:15 AM
​It’s a trophy Henry Ford himself would love.
The winner of this Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Homestead-Miami Speedway will be taking home a trophy, but in this case, the new trophy represents a unique part of Ford Racing history.

Ford’s European Sales Continue to Outpace Overall Industry
Updated Date :11/13/2014 7:06 AM
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford’s vehicle sales in its 20 traditional European markets increased by 8.1 per cent in October, outpacing the overall industry sales growth for the third consecutive month.

Ford Driving Skills for Life to Launch in Russia
Updated Date :11/13/2014 4:32 AM
MOSCOW, Russia – Ford Sollers is to offer specially adapted Ford Driving Skills for Life training to young drivers in Russia.

All-new Ford-Powered Race Cars are a Sell-Out Success
Updated Date :11/13/2014 3:41 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – The all-new Ford EcoBoost-powered F4 Concept Car has got off to a flying start ahead of its competitive debut in the UK next year.

Ford Boldly Redefines the SUV with Smart, Rugged and Refined New Ford Everest
Updated Date :11/12/2014 10:56 PM
BEIJING, China — Taking a bold step to redefine the SUV market in Asia Pacific and beyond, today Ford celebrated the global unveiling of the new Ford Everest, a technologically advanced, stunningly capable and refined seven-seat SUV that will be launched in 2015. In Asia Pacific, the Ford Everest will be available in nine markets: China, Australia, New Zealand, India, and markets across the ASEAN region. Ford will also introduce the rugged SUV to Sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa in 2015.

Ford Argentina Held its 7th Consecutive National Technical Skills Competition
Updated Date :11/12/2014 8:06 AM
​BUENOS AIRES. Argentina -  On October 16th and for the seventh consecutive year, Ford Argentina organized the National Technical Skills Competition, a contest involving the best four technicians of Ford Argentina Dealer’s Network, who demonstrated an outstanding performance in the specialty “Electronic and Electrical Systems Diagnosis” of the Masters Program in 2014.

Designing the Future of Ford: Joel Piaskowski
Updated Date :11/12/2014 1:47 PM
The ability to predict future needs of customers before they are aware of those needs existing is exactly what Ford design teams excel at and why Ford’s current global design leadership team has been so carefully selected.​

Excitement Surrounds Launch of All-New F-150 at Dearborn Truck Plant
Updated Date :11/12/2014 10:26 AM
​The atmosphere was electric at the Dearborn Truck Plant Tuesday as senior leaders from Ford and the UAW gathered with local government dignitaries to celebrate the launch of the all-new 2015 Ford F-150. 

Popular Science Gives F-150 Best of What's New Award
Updated Date :11/12/2014 12:21 PM
​The Ford F-150 has been America’s best-selling vehicle for 32 years.

Employee Pride Shines at Job #1 Celebration for All-New Ford F-150
Updated Date :11/12/2014 10:30 AM
​The excitement was palpable in the Final Assembly area at the Dearborn Truck Plant Tuesday as hundreds of employees gathered to mark the launch of the toughest, smartest, most capable and most efficient F-150 ever. 

Ford Vietnam Delivers All-Time Record Month, October Sales Jump 73 Percent
Updated Date :11/12/2014 4:17 AM
HANOI, Vietnam — Ford Vietnam recently announced an all-time record sales month with October retail sales jumping 73 percent year-over-year to 1,538 units. The October performance was driven by continuing demand across Ford’s entire lineup in Vietnam, including all-time monthly sales performances from Ford Ranger and Ford Transit, and the best sales month for Ford EcoSport since being launched earlier this year.

Designing the Future of Ford: Craig Metros
Updated Date :11/11/2014 9:29 AM
The ability to predict future needs of customers before they are aware of those needs existing is exactly what Ford design teams excel at and why Ford’s current global design leadership team has been so carefully selected. ​

Recruiting Veterans to Ford
Updated Date :11/11/2014 8:55 AM
​Dan Fink, planning analyst, Global Product Planning & Strategy, knows all too well the challenges that face the more than one million unemployed veterans in the U.S. today who are trying to make the transition from military to civilian life.

Ford Celebrates Diversity at the CLAD Awards
Updated Date :11/11/2014 2:46 AM
​If proof were ever needed of Ford of Europe’s commitment to diversity, then the Chairman's Leadership Awards for Diversity (CLAD) is surely it.

Ford Begins Building All-New F-150
Updated Date :11/10/2014 2:21 PM
​Ford Motor Company again demonstrates manufacturing leadership and innovation as the first all-new F-150 rolls off the line today at historic Ford Rouge Center – marking production of the toughest, smartest, most capable and most efficient F-150 ever.

Designing the Future of Ford:David Woodhouse
Updated Date :11/10/2014 10:50 AM
The ability to predict future needs of customers before they are aware of those needs existing is exactly what Ford design teams excel at and why Ford’s current global design leadership team has been so carefully selected. ​

Ford Supports “Your Life” Campaign and Names Winner of New Ford Prize
Updated Date :11/10/2014 8:01 AM
​ Ford is one of eight main corporate sponsors of the Your Life campaign launched today – a three-year initiative to encourage young adults in the UK to build the maths and science skills needed to succeed in the current competitive global economy.

Ford Philippines Delivers Best-Ever October Performance, Sales Jump 52 Percent
Updated Date :11/9/2014 8:57 PM
MANILA, Philippines — On Nov. 6, Ford Philippines announced its best-ever performance for the month of October with total retail sales increasing 52 percent year-over-year to 1,950 units. Sales across Ford’s lineup in the Philippines helped drive the record month, including continuing strength in demand for the  Ford Ranger, Ford EcoSport and Ford Everest nameplates.

Designing the Future of Ford: Amko Leenarts
Updated Date :11/7/2014 10:15 AM
The ability to predict future needs of customers before they are aware of those needs existing is exactly what Ford design teams excel at and why Ford’s current global design leadership team has been so carefully selected.​

Ford Announces Senior Leadership Team Changes
Updated Date :11/7/2014 7:14 AM
Ford Motor Company today is announcing a series of changes in its senior leadership team as it continues to deliver the company’s One Ford plan for profitable growth.

Ford Stalwart Mikko Hirvonen Announces WRC Retirement
Updated Date :11/7/2014 2:39 AM
BRENTWOOD, EnglandMikko Hirvonen, the man who played an instrumental role in Ford winning back-to-back World Rally Championship titles in 2006 and 2007, is hanging up his racing gloves after 13 years at the sport’s highest level.

Lincoln Opens First Stores in China and Unveils "The Lincoln Way"
Updated Date :11/6/2014 1:26 PM
​Lincoln opened its first three stores in Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou today, officially unveiling The Lincoln Way, a unique new automotive ownership experience for Chinese luxury customers.

Designing the Future of Ford
Updated Date :11/6/2014 8:57 AM
The ability to predict future needs of customers before they are aware those needs exist is exactly what Ford design teams excel at and why Ford’s current global design leadership team has been so carefully selected.​

Fiesta ST Rookie Wins Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship
Updated Date :11/6/2014 7:05 AM
​Finland’s Joni Wilman is the new Red Bull Global Rallyross Champion following a dramatic climax to the season at Las Vegas.

Ford Vehicle Sales Hit Six-Year High in the UK
Updated Date :11/6/2014 5:57 AM
​UK market leader Ford recorded 101,037 registrations during September and October.  This is the highest number of Ford sales over a two-month period since March/April 2008.

Ford S-MAX is the UK’s Best MPV - 67,000 Owners Can’t be Wrong
Updated Date :11/6/2014 2:36 AM
BRENTWOOD, England – Ford S-MAX, the car that defined a whole new sector, has been named the UK’s best MPV in the annual “” National Car Awards.

Ford Meets Growing Demand in China with Launch of Third Assembly Plant in Chongqing
Updated Date :11/5/2014 10:47 PM
CHONGQING, China — Meeting the growing demand from Chinese customers, Ford and its joint venture Changan Ford took the latest step in their aggressive expansion plans in China with the opening of a third assembly plant in Chongqing earlier this week.

Ford Goes Further to Help Primary School Pupils in Hungary
Updated Date :11/5/2014 4:05 AM
​Ford CEE Sales LLC, which supervises sales, customer service, training and marketing activities in over 30 markets from its Szentendre regional HQ in Hungary, has gone further to help primary school pupils with IT education.

Ford Racing and ROUSH Performance Deliver 600+ Horsepower with New 2015 Mustang Supercharger Kit
Updated Date :11/4/2014 8:00 AM
​Building on the history of a long and successful relationship in racing and product development, Ford Racing and Roush Performance are teaming up to offer a supercharger kit for the all-new 2015 Mustang GT with a limited warranty (See your dealer for details). The collaboration will include distribution exclusively through both Ford Racing and Roush Performance channels.

The New Mondeo Life Event Makes a Stop in Xiamen to Explore Drama and a Tasteful Lifestyle
Updated Date :10/30/2014 2:09 AM
XIAMEN, China — Recently, Changan Ford’s “Here I Am, In Your City” New Mondeo Life event made its second stop in China in the seaside city riddled with art and culture, Xiamen. Here, the New Mondeo showed off some of its innovative technology through a test drive through the city and provided attendees with a free showing of “Revel’s World of Shakespeare”, a one-man drama that shows the growth of urbanites from youth to maturity following them on their journey from confusion and shyness to confidence and self-assuredness—an emotional and spiritual arousing drama that inspires people to constantly go further on the road of pursuing a fuller life.

Diversity and Inclusion Winner: Ford Credit China Next-Generation Business Process and Technology Platform Team Fosters a One Ford Credit Environment
Updated Date :11/1/2014 4:36 PM
​With locations and employees around the world, it can be quite a challenge for any global company to instill a feeling of collaboration. However, Ford Motor Company’s One Ford philosophy achieved just this, bringing together teams from around the world to deliver best-in-class platforms and processes.

Ford Thailand Employees and Dealers Support Sea Turtle Conservation
Updated Date :10/30/2014 11:09 PM
RAYONG, Thailand — Recently, more than 120 Ford Thailand employees, including Yukontorn ‘Vickie’ Wisadkosin, managing director, Ford Thailand, released 65 to sea one-year-old old sea turtles, which have been nursed at the Marine and Coastal Resources Research and Development Center on Mun-nai Island in the Eastern Gulf of Thailand, in to the sea. 

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.

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.