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VIDEO: Detroit Hometown Heroes Vie For NASCAR Championship
Updated Date :10/24/2014 1:51 PM
The 2014 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship has entered the Eliminator Round of 8, with three entries fielded by Ford Racing. State of Michigan and Detroit connections include Rochester Hills native Brad Keselowski (driver, No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion), car owner Roger Penske and car owner Jack Roush.



Weekly Top Stories: 10/24/14
Updated Date :10/24/2014 9:46 AM
​DEARBORN, - Weekly Top Stories for October 20 - 24, 2014



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.





Building a Career Through Change and Teamwork
Updated Date :10/23/2014 2:02 PM
In the latest FoM WoMen forum, employees of Ford of Mexico had the opportunity to talk with Mary Anderson, director, HR Strategy and Organization Development, Ford North America.​



Ford Shuttle Service Upgrades Fleet, Saves Money
Updated Date :10/22/2014 12:55 PM
​A transformation is taking place across the Ford Dearborn campus that aims to save the company thousands of dollars each year.



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.





Hau Thai-Tang Q&A
Updated Date :10/23/2014 7:00 AM
​@Ford Online recently sat down with Ford Group Vice President, Global Purchasing, Hau Thai-Tang



Motor City Dragons Joins Forces for Breast Cancer Awareness
Updated Date :10/22/2014 3:43 PM
In November, Motor City Dragons (MCD) will celebrate its second anniversary as an advocate for breast cancer awareness. MCD is a dragon boat team within Ford Employee Recreation Association’s (FERA) Ford Canoe & Kayak Club. The team, spearheaded by Ford’s Csilla Gutay, is comprised of breast cancer survivors and co-ed supporters. Gutay was inspired to form the team when her best friend was diagnosed with a recurrence of breast cancer around Labor Day 2012 and read about the benefits of dragon boat racing on the Mayo Clinic site.



‘Drunk Suit’ Shows Dangers of Driving Under the Influence to Teens Across the Country
Updated Date :10/22/2014 9:46 AM
​The Ford Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) program educates teen drivers on the various hazards of operating a vehicle while distracted or impaired, but this year’s program has amped up the learning experience with the use of a new wearable technology: the impairment simulator suit.



VIDEO: Comrie-Picard Gives a Tour of His Team O'Neil Fiesta ST Rally Car
Updated Date :10/22/2014 11:16 AM
​2014 Rally America Two-Wheel Drive Champion Andrew Comrie-Picard shows off his Ford Fiesta ST Rally car at Team O'Neil Rally School.



Emerging Market Services Develops Interactive Service Parts and Inventory Training Program
Updated Date :10/22/2014 2:08 PM
​DEARBORN - In the same way gamers use SimCity to try their hand at urban planning, some Ford employees are using a virtual reality program to learn how they can help dealers around the world ensure they have the right part, on time, every time.



EMS Launches Global Quick Lane and Quick Parts Campaigns
Updated Date :10/22/2014 2:15 PM
​When it comes to their automobiles, customers want fast, convenient service and easily accessible spare parts. And Ford is focused on ensuring they know that’s what they’ll get at Quick Lane and Quick Parts facilities.





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. 





Ford and Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos Celebrate 50 Years of Mustang and the Future of Music in America
Updated Date :10/20/2014 6:53 AM
​To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mustang and its influence on popular culture, Ford Motor Company and Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos have teamed up through the ICON50 program to name 10 up-and-coming artists who are breaking new ground and setting the stage for the future in the music industry.





Ford Driving Skills for Life Experts Offer Safety Tips for Teen Drivers
Updated Date :10/20/2014 9:29 AM
​According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motor vehicle crashes are the number one killer of 14- to 18-year-olds in the United States. As an initiative to encourage parents to speak to their teen drivers about the dangers of driving, the federal government sponsors National Teen Driver Safety Week during the third week of October.



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.



Weekly Top Stories: 10/17/14
Updated Date :10/17/2014 9:20 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for October 13 - 17, 2014



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 Motor Company Hands Out Pranks this Halloween
Updated Date :10/17/2014 6:54 AM
​Watch at your own risk...



Ford of Canada Brings Local Schools to Driving Skills for Life
Updated Date :10/13/2014 1:34 PM
Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. hosted a Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) event for local high schools, as well as Ford of Canada employees and their teens, at the Powerade Centre in Brampton, Ontario.​



Bongiovanni Racing Mustang Cobra Jet Wins ‘Best Engineered’ Award
Updated Date :10/16/2014 9:13 AM
​Ford Racing introduced the Mustang Cobra Jet with Ford’s winning tradition foremost in mind. A few years later, “CJ’s” are feared everywhere and the success on the drag strip has given sportsman the chance celebrate.



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 in History: October Milestones
Updated Date :10/15/2014 4:19 PM
​The month of October holds many milestones of historical significance for Ford. From introducing the first Model T to jump starting the process that changed manufacturing forever, the moving assembly line, October has earned itself some notoriety for Ford team members.



Ford of Canada represents at Terry Fox Run in Oakville
Updated Date :10/13/2014 1:08 PM
It was a beautiful day for a run along the lakeshore of downtown Oakville, Ontario, on Sunday, Sept. 14.​



Video: Vaughn Gittin Jr. Introduces Formula Drift Fans to the 2015 Ford Mustang
Updated Date :10/14/2014 2:50 PM
​Formula Drift wrapped up the 2014 season last weekend at Irwindale Speedway.  The latest installment of "All Smoke No Joke" with Vaughn Gittin Jr. includes footage of Gittin Jr. introducing the drifting fans to the 2015 Ford Mustang and action shots of his RTR Ford Mustang.



More Than a Silver Lining: Plug-In Electric Vehicles to Talk to Electric Companies via the Cloud
Updated Date :10/14/2014 9:56 AM
​Ford Motor Company will join seven global automakers this week for a first-ever test of technology that will allow utility companies to communicate with plug-in electric vehicles via the cloud, an advancement that would help manage energy use and improve the efficiency of the power grid.





Ford, NextEnergy Announce Automotive Lighting Challenge to Accelerate Development of LED Technology
Updated Date :10/14/2014 11:29 AM
​Ford Motor Company and NextEnergy, one of the nation’s leading accelerators of advanced energy technologies, have teamed up on a technology innovation challenge for industry suppliers to help advance state-of-the-art automotive lighting.





Ford Helps Busy Millennials Navigate the Road to Success
Updated Date :10/14/2014 9:22 AM
​A recent national survey, conducted by Ford, revealed a quarter of commuters are millennials ages 18 to 29. This busy generation is always on the move and looking for ways to fulfill their many obligations, work or otherwise, quickly and efficiently.





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



Ford Continues Job Creation Momentum at Historic Rouge Center
Updated Date :10/13/2014 10:55 AM
​Ford Motor Company today announced the addition of 850 new jobs at its historic Ford Rouge Center, comprised of the Dearborn Truck, Dearborn Stamping and Dearborn Diversified facilities. The new jobs will support production of the all-new 2015 F-150 launching in a matter of weeks.





All-New Ford F-150 Earns Truck of Texas Title at TAWA Texas Truck Rodeo; Ford Honored with Five Additional Awards
Updated Date :10/13/2014 1:53 PM
​Ford trucks earned top honors at the 2014 Texas Auto Writers Association Truck Rodeo, with the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 being named Truck of Texas – the most prestigious award.





Ford Announces New Blue Oval STEM Scholarship Program, Celebrates 30th Anniversary of High School Science and Technology Program
Updated Date :10/13/2014 6:50 AM
​Ford today announced a new Ford Blue Oval STEM Scholarship Program during the kickoff of its 30th annual High School Science and Technology Program (HSSTP). The new scholarship program will provide $500,000 in scholarships over four years to 50 students interested in pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering or mathematic (STEM) fields.





Weekly Top Stories: 10/ 10/ 2014
Updated Date :10/10/2014 9:18 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for October 6 - 10, 2014



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.




Regular Prostate Screenings Save Lives Every Day
Updated Date :10/9/2014 1:55 PM
According to the Prostate Cancer Foundation, 1 in 6 men are affected by prostate cancer in the U.S. This makes it the most common cancer in America after skin cancer.​



A New Health Plan Option Available for UAW-Ford New-Hire Employees
Updated Date :10/9/2014 2:12 PM
Beginning Nov. 1, 2014, UAW-Ford Entry Level, Long Term Supplemental (LTS) and Temporary Part-Time (TPT) employees will have the option to choose a new HAP health plan.​



October Edition of @Ford Now Available
Updated Date :10/9/2014 8:33 AM
​Learn how Ford is expanding the workforce, strengthening quality through improved launch processes and a planning for a profitable 2015 in the latest manufacturing edition of @Ford magazine.





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 Drivers of Change Workshop Brings Together Young Change Makers
Updated Date :10/9/2014 8:25 AM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. and Free The Children were proud to introduce a new event to the We Day roster this year, the Ford Drivers of Change Workshop. This exclusive interactive networking event brought together young world change makers (millennials ranging in age from 18 - 34 years) for a unique evening of lively conversation about local and global issues, as well as a group of inspiring speakers. 






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.



Video: Check Out Ken Block's RaptorTRAX Shredfest
Updated Date :10/8/2014 9:42 AM
​Ken Block takes his Ford F-150 RaptorTRAX out to the Baldface Lodge in Nelson, British Columbia, to put it to the test as the ultimate backcountry snowboard expedition vehicle, along with fellow Monster Energy athletes Zak Hale and Ethan Deiss.



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.​



Ford and UAW Announce $350,000 Grant for New Programs to Teach Business Skills at Louisville Schools
Updated Date :10/8/2014 7:37 AM
​Ford Motor Company Fund and UAW Ford today announced a grant of $350,000 to pilot an innovative new education program that will bring teams of teachers into the Louisville Assembly Plant to experience first-hand the work situations their students will face.





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.





Fusion Advances to Eliminator Round Behind Logano Kansas Win
Updated Date :10/8/2014 9:26 AM
JOEY LOGANO, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion (Finished 1st) VICTORY LANE INTERVIEW



Plants Part of UAW and Ford United Way Torch Drive Kickoff
Updated Date :10/7/2014 11:21 AM
​A trio of southeast Michigan plants recently helped launch Ford Motor Company’s 2014 U.S. United Way Torch Drive. Ford is partnering with the United Auto Workers (UAW) on the annual employee fundraising campaign, which runs through October.



Ford Brings Driving Dreams Tour to Chicago, Thousands of High School Students to Benefit
Updated Date :10/7/2014 9:07 AM
​Ford Motor Company Fund today launched the Ford Driving Dreams Tour, a $105,000 education initiative for seven Chicago-area high schools with significant Latino student populations which promotes on-time high school graduation and college enrollment. Today’s launch will be held during National Hispanic Heritage Month, with a kick-off rally at 9:30 am with students at Curie Metropolitan High School located at 4959 S. Archer Avenue in Archer Heights.




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.





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 Launches Community Challenge In Search of Teams From Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Updated Date :10/6/2014 7:04 AM
​Ford Motor Company and Ford Motor Company Fund are encouraging students enrolled at Historically Black Colleges and Universities to submit proposals in a competition to earn scholarships while also contributing to their communities. Up to $75,000 in scholarships and university and community grants will be awarded to the winning student team and project.





Weekly Top Stories: 10/3/14
Updated Date :10/3/2014 8:55 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for September 29 - October 3, 2014



Part 2: Smartest Ever F-150 Detailed in Built Ford Tough Training Tour
Updated Date :10/3/2014 10:55 AM
​The Built Ford Tough training tour is now in full-swing.



UAW-Ford, Warriors in Pink Work to Raise Awareness
Updated Date :10/3/2014 11:09 AM
​For the first time, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the UAW-Ford National Programs Center (NPC) Building will shine a pink light on its building located at 151 W. Jefferson Ave. in Detroit to promote awareness and raise funds to help find a cure.



Ford Supports Focus: Hope’s Community Outreach, 40th Annual Walk
Updated Date :10/2/2014 11:26 AM
Every year Ford employees Go Further by supporting Focus:Hope and their on-going, outreach efforts in the community. Many employees have been the beneficiaries of Focus:Hope’s job training and food programs over the years.​



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.



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.





Ford Statement on the Passing of Irma Elder
Updated Date :10/1/2014 6:32 AM
​Ford Statement on the Passing of Irma Elder



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.



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 Explorer Sport Attracting Younger, More Affluent, Better Educated Customers to Ford Brand
Updated Date :9/30/2014 8:38 AM
​Since its launch in September 2012, the 365-horsepower, twin-turbocharged Ford Explorer Sport is proving it’s capable of far more than hauling families on their next cross-country adventure with performance and style. Research suggests Explorer Sport is also hauling younger, more affluent, better educated buyers into Ford showrooms.





Ford of Canada Partnership Renewal with MLSE Focuses on Rewarding Fans
Updated Date :9/30/2014 12:06 PM
​With anticipation mounting towards puck drop on another exciting NHL season, Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited and MLSE are proud to announce the renewal of a long-standing partnership that will aim to go further and reward the most passionate and die-hard fans.





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 Exceeds UAW Job Commitment with KCAP Jobs Announcement
Updated Date :9/26/2014 1:22 PM
Kansas City Assembly Plant (KCAP) has announced the addition of a second shift to meet demand for the all-new Ford Transit van. The announcement adds 1,200 jobs to the plant for a grand total now of more than 6,000 employees.​



Weekly Top Stories: 9/26/14
Updated Date :9/26/2014 8:40 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for September 22 - 26, 2014



AAA 400 Advance – Dover International Speedway
Updated Date :9/26/2014 11:36 AM
​Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion, is coming off a win in last week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway that clinched a spot in next week’s Contender Round.  Logano, who also announced a multi-year contract extension with Team Penske yesterday, spoke about a variety of issues before today’s practice.





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 Gears Up to Celebrate Production of 5-Millionth F-Series Super Duty
Updated Date :9/25/2014 9:51 AM
Ford, America’s truck leader, celebrates production of the 5-millionth Ford F-Series Super Duty next month.​



Q&A with Bennie Fowler on the 2014 GQRS Report
Updated Date :9/25/2014 6:50 AM
DEARBORN – 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.




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.



FCSD ‘Search and Rescue’ Initiative Aims to ‘Save’ Ford Customers
Updated Date :9/24/2014 11:21 AM
​When 33-year-old Amanda Martin began searching for a new car, she turned to Twitter for advice from her 2,700-plus followers. 





10 Awesome Driver-Assist Features That Help 2015 Ford F-150 Customers Drive Smarter
Updated Date :9/24/2014 7:28 AM
​The all-new Ford F-150, the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 yet, goes on sale later this year packed with available driver-assist features aimed at giving the customer improved utility, comfort and convenience.





Transmission and Driveline Engineering (TDE) Group Has Annual Team Picnic and Special One-Time Charity Fundraiser for ALS
Updated Date :9/23/2014 9:16 AM
​On Sept. 15 the Transmission and Driveline Engineering (TDE) group held their annual team picnic, attended by more than 500 participants. This year’s event included a special one-time charity fundraiser for ALS, marked by a group of TDE employees volunteering for the Ice Bucket Challenge following a charity auction for the rights to dump the bucket of ice on the volunteers. And while the weather wasn’t as hot as some participants might have wished, there were plenty of smiles and laughter before, during and after the event.





Only People Not Thrilled About Riding in All-New Ford Transit? Prisoners
Updated Date :9/23/2014 3:10 PM
​Law enforcement agencies looking for a new way to securely transport prisoners between facilities have an innovative option to consider based on the all-new Ford Transit.





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



Part 1: 2015 Ford F-150 Built Ford Tough Training Tour Begins
Updated Date :9/22/2014 12:51 PM
The Built Ford Tough training tour kicked off  at the Michigan Proving Grounds in Romeo, Michigan recently. The hands-on road show will spend the rest of 2014 educating Ford sales people and media across the U.S. on all things 2015 Ford F-150 – the toughest, smartest and most capable F-150 ever.​



‘Patriot’ F-150 Raptor Visits WHQ, Sells for $250,000 Benefiting Cars for Troops
Updated Date :9/22/2014 11:55 AM
​Ford employees walking through WHQ last Friday had the opportunity to see a very patriotic, one-of-a-kind vehicle on display.



Fun Features Coming to @FordOnline
Updated Date :9/22/2014 12:35 PM
​Starting tomorrow, @FordOnline will launch new features aimed at testing Ford knowledge and adding fun to the work-week.



Weekly Top Stories: 9/19/14
Updated Date :9/19/2014 9:41 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for September 15 - 19, 2014



Debut of Mustang Unleashed Reveals Unique Fashion Collection by Parsons The New School for Design
Updated Date :9/18/2014 9:15 AM
​NEW YORK,  – The parallels between the fashion and automotive industries converge as design innovators and Ford Motor Company celebrate the official reveal of the Mustang Unleashed collections.





Ford Motor Company Supports National Child Passenger Safety Week
Updated Date :9/19/2014 10:16 AM
​Ford Motor Company Supports National Child Passenger Safety Week with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation in an effort to promote vehicle safety for children.





911 Assist Engineers: David Hatton and Hussein Nasrallah
Updated Date :9/18/2014 8:04 AM
​Developing technology that plays an instrumental role in saving lives makes working at Ford very gratifying for Dave Hatton and Hussein Nasrallah.  Both are members of the Global Connected Emergency Services team, which is responsible for bringing the Ford SYNC® 911 Assist™ program to life.





Paws to Pedal: 2015 Ford Expedition Unleashed as Official Vehicle of FIDO Friendly's Sixth Annual Pet Adoption Tour
Updated Date :9/18/2014 9:01 AM
​The new 2015 Ford Expedition has hit the road and is barking up a storm as the official vehicle of FIDO Friendly magazine’s sixth annual pet adoption tour.





All-New Ford Mustang Offers High Performance with Sleek New Design and Innovative Tech
Updated Date :9/18/2014 9:40 AM
​Loaded with innovative technologies and delivering high levels of performance and style, the all-new Mustang is the next chapter in the life of one of the world’s most iconic cars.





Ford of Canada Alumni Visit CHQ for Special Town Hall
Updated Date :9/17/2014 6:49 AM
​The Ford of Canada alumni town hall is one of the most social and special town hall meetings of the year.  The group of alumni always arrive extra early to take the opportunity to get caught up with friends they may not have seen in a while. The sound of chatter and laughter filled the air, as Dianne Craig, Ford of Canada president and CEO, welcomed the group to start the most recent alumni town hall.





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





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





Ford Board Member Kimberly Casiano Addresses Retirees
Updated Date :9/16/2014 9:53 AM
Nearly 100 Ford Retired Engineering Executives (FREE) club members welcomed Ford Motor Company board member and President of  Casiano Communications Kimberly Casiano as the guest speaker during the monthly club-meeting last week. ​



Ford Supports Second Season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on PBS
Updated Date :9/15/2014 1:44 PM
​As fall arrives and new shows debut on the small screen, one television show in particular will allow viewers to learn more about the heritage and ancestries of 30 of today’s leading entertainers, athletes, chefs and media personalities, including hip-hop superstar Nas and author Stephen King. 





All-New Ford F-150 Offers Added Protection Against Fading, Damage and Glare from the Sun
Updated Date :9/15/2014 9:24 AM
​DEARBORN, Mich., – When the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 has its day in the sun, it will be better prepared than ever for damaging rays both inside and out.





Super Duty Receives Performance and Design Award from J.D. Power
Updated Date :9/15/2014 11:18 AM
​The Kentucky Truck Plant (KTP)-produced Super Duty is no stranger to awards and recognition. This year, the Super Duty took top honors in the Heavy Truck category of the annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards by AutoPacific. The Super Duty also topped the list of longevity according to a recent iSeeCars.com report.





Ford Brings Free Safe Driving Program to Louisville Area to Combat Leading Cause of Death Among Teens
Updated Date :9/12/2014 11:23 AM
The award-winning Ford Driving Skills For Life program is stopping in Louisville this week with expanded curriculum aimed at curbing an emerging teen trend – driving "selfies" and other skills they don’t learn in driver’s education.



Weekly Top Stories: 9/12/14
Updated Date :9/12/2014 9:33 AM
DEARBORN, Weekly Top Stories for September 8 - 12, 2014




Learn How to Enhance Your Work with Valuable Information at the 2014 Info Expo
Updated Date :9/12/2014 7:24 AM
​A variety of data from external sources is available to Ford employees to ensure that we all the competitive insights, industry knowledge and technical know-how to help the company go further for all of its stakeholders.





September Issue of @Ford Magazine Now Available Online
Updated Date :9/11/2014 12:07 PM
The latest issue of @Ford magazine is now available online and it’s loaded with manufacturing news from Louisville Assembly, Flat Rock Assembly and Dearborn Truck as well as an in-depth Q&A with President and CEO Mark Fields.




Communication Boards Help Plants Accelerate Maintenance Improvements
Updated Date :9/11/2014 12:33 PM
As Ford moves forward with the most aggressive product cadence in the company’s history, many plants are operating around the clock seven days a week to keep up with demand.  So it is more critical than ever to keep machinery and facilities maintained and running to their fullest potential.​



Promotion Aimed at Keeping Brakes in Good Condition
Updated Date :9/11/2014 9:09 AM
​SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Ford of Puerto Rico is reminding drivers that squeaks, smells and vibrations are just a few of the signs that their brakes need attention.





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





Ford Welcomes Nearly 200 Employees, On Target to Meet Hiring Goals
Updated Date :9/11/2014 8:30 AM
​This week Ford welcomed 173 new members to the team at World Headquarters. Of the new team members 112 are in the Ford College Graduate program.





Getting to know President and CEO Mark Fields
Updated Date :9/10/2014 2:45 PM
​On July 1, Mark Fields stepped into the role of president and CEO of Ford Motor Company. In his more than 25 years with Ford, Fields has gained the valuable experience necessary to lead the company. Recently, @Ford sat down with Fields to discuss the future of the One Ford plan as well as his thoughts on Ford’s Go Further and innovation efforts.





Town Hall Celebrates Ford of Canada’s 110th Birthday
Updated Date :9/10/2014 11:33 AM
​Dianne Craig, Ford of Canada president and CEO, kicked-off the last town hall of the summer by asking: this has been such an exciting day, hasn’t it?





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




Mustang Gets its Own Weekend in Puerto Rico
Updated Date :9/10/2014 9:17 AM
​CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – Mustang fans in Puerto Rico celebrated the 50th anniversary of the iconic pony car at Caguas Expressway last month during the dealership’s Mustang Weekend.





Factory Worker, Safety Painter and Mural Artist Tony Roko Beautifies Plants with Repurposed Materials
Updated Date :9/10/2014 6:57 AM
​DEARBORN - One man’s garbage is another man’s art supply.



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




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





Weekly Top Stories: 9/5/14
Updated Date :9/5/2014 9:31 AM
​Weekly Top Stories for September 1 - 5, 2014



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





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





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



Employees Excited to Change Over to 2015 F-150
Updated Date :9/3/2014 12:43 PM
Now that the last 2014 F-150 has rolled off the assembly line at Dearborn Truck Plant (DTP), employees are excited to be part of the plant’s game-changing transformation to build the new 2015 model.​



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





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





ATNPC, EMDO, LTP, REP, and VDTP Recognized with 2014 MDEQ Neighborhood Environmental Partner Awards
Updated Date :8/29/2014 10:17 AM
​On August 26, Automatic Transmission New Product Center (ATNPC), Engine Manufacturing Development Operations (EMDO), Livonia Transmission Plant (LTP), Romeo Engine Plant (REP), and Van Dyke Transmission Plant (VDTP) were recognized with 2014 Neighborhood Environmental Partner (NEP) Awards.  This is a very select recognition, as only facilities which are Michigan Clean Corporate Citizens (C3) can even apply for the NEP Award. 



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





‘It’s Here’ – Sixth-Generation Ford Mustang Launches at Flat Rock Assembly
Updated Date :8/29/2014 11:18 AM
Iconic. Legendary. Exciting.
 
Those are some of the words used to describe Ford’s pony car during Thursday’s event at Flat Rock Assembly Plant commemorating the first 2015 Mustangs rolling off the line.​



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



Weekly Top Stories: 8/29/14
Updated Date :8/29/2014 8:10 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for August 25 - 29, 2014



Ford Fusion Energi Adventure Campaign Awarded
Updated Date :8/29/2014 9:53 AM
​The Ford Fusion Energi Adventure campaign, coordinated by Ford and social media marketing partner Flash Point Communications, recently was honored with two Telly awards.





Ford Motor Company Fund Celebrates Jackie Robinson West Little League U.S. Champions with Annual Scholarship
Updated Date :8/28/2014 12:08 PM
​Ford Motor Company is honoring the accomplishments of the Jackie Robinson West Little League U.S. Champions by contributing to an annual scholarship at the team’s namesake, the Jackie Robinson Foundation.





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





@Ford Sits Down with 2015 Ford Edge Design Team
Updated Date :8/27/2014 9:36 AM
​The 2015 Ford Edge is all-new from wheels to roof and designed to reset the standard in the two-row utility vehicle market. The Edge – reimagined with a stronger, more athletic shape – will be sold in more than 100 markets across the globe and will go on sale early next year in North America. 





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



Detroit Lions and Ford Motor Company Announce Quick Lane Bowl Game at Ford Field
Updated Date :8/26/2014 10:20 AM
​The Detroit Lions and Ford Motor Company announced today a multiyear agreement designating Ford’s Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center as title sponsor for an annual college football bowl game held at Ford Field in Detroit. This year’s game is scheduled for Dec. 26 at 4:30 p.m. The Quick Lane Bowl will air nationally on ESPN.





Ford Motor Company Fund Announces $50,000 Grant for Kettering University FIRST Robotics Community Center
Updated Date :8/26/2014 8:39 AM
​Ford Motor Company Fund today announced a $50,000 grant for FIRST Robotics Community Center at Kettering University, part of the company’s ongoing support for innovative programs that promote careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.





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




Lincoln MKC Brings $129 Million Investment, 300 New Jobs to Louisville Assembly Plant
Updated Date :8/25/2014 12:21 PM
​Today, Ford Motor Company announced the hiring of 300 new employees and a $129 million investment in Louisville Assembly Plant to support production of the all-new 2015 Lincoln MKC.





Ford Honored as a Top 50 Employer for Minority IT and Engineering Professionals
Updated Date :8/25/2014 9:47 AM
​DEARBORN, Mich. – Workforce Diversity for Engineering and IT Professionals magazine has chosen Ford for the No. 6 spot on their annual list of Top 50 Employers.  The winners were chosen as the result of a survey issued by the magazine, asking its readers to identify the companies that provide the most positive work experiences for IT professionals and engineers who are members of minority groups.





Unleashed by Mustang: Ford Reveals Limited-Edition Fashion Collaboration with Global Designers
Updated Date :8/21/2014 12:58 PM
​Fashion innovators Anna Sui, Rogan, Paula Cademartori, CO|TE and Pamela Love join Ford Motor Company to celebrate the iconic Ford Mustang with the debut of Mustang Unleashed, a limited-edition line of one-of-a-kind shirts.





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



Weekly Top Stories: 8/22/14
Updated Date :8/22/2014 8:01 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for August 18 - 22, 2014



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





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



Ford Motor Company Invests More Than $600,000 in New Community Programs for Kansas City Area
Updated Date :8/20/2014 2:38 PM
F​ord Motor Company is expanding its commitment to the Kansas City area by launching a philanthropic initiative with local dealers that will result in an investment of more than $600,000 in education, safety and community programs this year.





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





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




TESPHE Benefit Offers UAW-Ford Employees Tax-Efficient Way to Save for Retirement
Updated Date :8/19/2014 9:46 AM
​Planning for retirement is important.
If you are a UAW-Ford employee, there is a retirement benefit that you should be taking advantage of.



The Ford Windsor Site Keeps on Giving for JDRF
Updated Date :8/19/2014 10:37 AM
​It was a busy but exciting day on June 12 when Edsel B. Ford II, member of the board of directors of Ford Motor Company, visited the Ford Engine Plant in Windsor, Ontario, to say thanks to the joint Ford and UNIFOR team at the Windsor Site (comprised of the Windsor Engine Plant, Essex Engine Plant and the Windsor Annex) for their continued generosity and support of JDRF.





Chicago Stamping Plant Realizes Improvements Through FPS Processes
Updated Date :8/19/2014 9:10 AM
​Ford’s Chicago Stamping Plant is realizing significant business improvements as a result of putting Ford Production System (FPS) processes into practice.
Chicago Stamping began implementing the FPS team structure in October of 2013.



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





Ford Partners with Universities to Explore Innovative Ideas
Updated Date :8/18/2014 1:44 PM
​The Michigan State University (MSU) / Ford Capstone project is one example of how Ford partners with universities to gain a diverse perspective on new technologies, explore innovative ideas and leverage specialized expertise and research facilities without having to make significant investment in resources or physical infrastructure. 





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



Weekly Top Stories: 8/15/14
Updated Date :8/15/2014 9:36 AM
DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for August 11 - 15, 2014




Science goes mobile: Ford Fund donates Transit Connect Wagon to help Michigan Science Center
Updated Date :8/15/2014 10:44 AM
​Raj Nair, Ford group vice president, Global Product Development and Dr. Tonya Matthews, president and CEO, Michigan Science Center, unveiled an all-new 2014 Transit Connect Wagon that will serve as the center’s traveling MiSci van. Donated by Ford Motor Company, the van will support the center’s traveling science program by allowing the museum to conduct hands-on research at schools, community centers and libraries  in more than 25 communities across the state.



Sliders and Sliding Glass: The New F-150 Rear View Window Gets a Whole Lot Smoother
Updated Date :8/15/2014 12:36 PM
​What does the all-new F-150 have in common with the all-American classic burger? They both have mastered the art of sliding seamlessly in the hearts of consumers.





Fields Visits FRAP: 'You can really feel the excitement'
Updated Date :8/15/2014 12:48 PM
​With the launch of the all-new Mustang quickly approaching, Ford President and CEO Mark Fields took the time to express his excitement for the sixth generation pony car by visiting Flat Rock Assembly Plant last week.





Ford to Award $50,000 in Environmental Grants in Panama and Costa Rica
Updated Date :8/14/2014 2:35 PM
​​​​PANAMA, P.A., -- Environmental projects in Panama and Costa Rica will share $50,000 awarded through the Ford Conservation and Environmental Grants program. ​



All-New 2015 Ford Transit Goes to Work on Great American Country Network’s ‘Farm Kings’
Updated Date :8/14/2014 10:39 AM
​The all-new Ford Transit will help the King family complete farm chores on season four of the Great American Country Network’s lifestyle series “Farm Kings,” which premieres Friday, Aug. 15 at 10 p.m. EDT.





VP of Global Purchasing Engages Ford Retirees in Northern Michigan
Updated Date :8/14/2014 1:53 PM
​Hau Thai-Tang, group vice president, Global Purchasing, addressed Ford retirees last week at a luncheon in Traverse City, Michigan, after speaking at the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminar at the Grand Traverse Resort.





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





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




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





DIA Winner: Nand Kochhar Recognized for Bringing Diverse Groups Together
Updated Date :10/9/2014 10:58 AM
​Diversity and Inclusion Award-winner Nand Kochhar has been instrumental in organizing external grassroots partnerships with community organizations including the Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce (APACC), Council of Asian Pacific Americans (CAPA), India League of America (ILA), Asian Indian Women's Association (AIWA), Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) and American Society of Engineers of Indian Origin (ASEI).



Ford Designer’s Labor of Love Provides Unique Incentive for Dealers
Updated Date :8/13/2014 7:10 AM
​Ford Designer Mark Conforzi enjoys painting in his spare time.  One of his most recent works was a labor of love that he created for a unique dealer incentive program. 





New FECDS Standards Aim to Reduce Cost, Improve Quality
Updated Date :8/12/2014 8:06 AM
​ In early August, Ford Motor Company released the Ford Motor Company Engineering CAD and Drafting Standards – (FECDS) V28.1. These standards serve as the global requirement for how to properly draft technical drawings and maintain the consistency of various technical specifications across Ford products. The latest version of the several-hundred-page document is now available for all Ford employees with a CDS ID to review via the C3PNG methods SharePoint site.



Global Powertrain New Model Team Summit Targets Launch Standards
Updated Date :8/11/2014 2:23 PM
​On August 5, the Powertrain New Model Team held a Global Powertrain Launch Summit in Dearborn at the VOGO Pilot Plant.  This was part of a continued effort to globally strengthen the Powertrain New Model Launch processes. Event participants included William Russo, global director, PTME; Alex Maciag, director, Manufacturing, PTO; Kelvin Squires, executive engineer, PTME; Indy Singh, director, AP PTME and Craig Fike, director, Global PT NMP  as well as various cross functional leads from all regions and functions (NMP, PTME, PTO, FPS, Finance and STA). 



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



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





Weekly Top Stories: 8/8/14
Updated Date :8/8/2014 8:07 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for August 4 - 8, 2014.



Consumer Confidence Drives Booming Sales of Motorhomes Built on Ford Chassis and Vans
Updated Date :8/7/2014 2:24 PM
Ford Motor Company, America’s best-selling motorhome chassis manufacturer, has boosted production of its Class A motorhome chassis and introduced new options in response to growing consumer confidence and demand for recreational vehicles.




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



Ford, Suppliers Help Develop Industry-First Technologies for Mustang, F-150; Working Together Key to Ford's Aggressive 2014 Product Launches
Updated Date :8/7/2014 6:50 AM
​Ford Motor Company today announced details on new development techniques used to create its all-new Mustang and F-150, originating with the automaker’s suppliers. As Ford embarks on its most aggressive product launch year to date, with 23 launches globally – 16 in North America – the company is looking to its suppliers to help differentiate its products in the global marketplace, while continuing to meet customer expectations for safety, quality, sustainability and technology.



Ford to Present $30,000 to Winner of Community Leader of the Year Award During Neighborhood Awards This Weekend
Updated Date :8/5/2014 7:43 AM
​Beginning Friday, Ford will continue in its efforts to go further in the community as part of the brand’s involvement in the 2014 Ford Neighborhood Awards, which takes place for the first time in Atlanta. This year marks Ford’s eighth consecutive year of participation in the annual awards show hosted by Steve Harvey, a comedian and best-selling author.



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



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



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




Ford Offers Motorcraft Brake Pad Replacement Guarantee
Updated Date :8/1/2014 12:30 PM
​Ford Motor Company has launched a new point-of-sale program at Ford and Lincoln dealerships and Quick Lane Tire & Auto Centers that provides consumers with no-cost replacement of Motorcraft brake pads purchased as of July 1, 2014.



Ford of Canada Momentum Continues with Best July on Record
Updated Date :8/1/2014 12:59 PM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. sales increased 15 per cent this month, making it the best month of July on record. Strength in F-series, Escape, Explorer and Lincoln helped the company maintain its sales leadership for the fourth consecutive month.



Weekly Top Stories: 8/01/14
Updated Date :8/1/2014 11:56 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for July 28 - August 1, 2014.



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



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



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



Ford Executive Chairman, Michigan Governor Promote State Business Development in Washington, D.C.
Updated Date :7/31/2014 12:33 PM
DEARBORN - Executive Chairman Bill Ford along with Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and other executives gathered today in Washington, D.C., as part of a Business Leaders Michigan (BLM) event spotlighting Michigan as a place to invest, hire and work. Below is a release discussing the organization’s latest endeavor to support this effort.




2015 Mustang To Be The Best Pony Car Yet
Updated Date :7/30/2014 2:43 PM
​New information about the all-new 2015 Mustang including curb weight, horsepower and torque numbers were revealed at a Mustang Technical Forum media event on July 17th.  The event saw press from around south-east Michigan descend on Dearborn to meet with Ford engineers and learn about the all-new engines and suspension in the 2015 pony car.



Event Showcases 2015 Transit Assets
Updated Date :7/30/2014 2:03 PM
​The first drive of the all-new 2015 Ford Transit in the North American market is part of Ford’s One Ford plan to leverage our global assets and bring world-class products to our customers around the world. The Transit will be built on a new global platform with a state-of-the art unibody structure, exceptional strength throughout the body and less weight, which means greater efficiency and increased capability.  We anticipate the same success in North America as the vehicle has seen in Europe for the past 47 years.



Ford Brings Together Natural Hair Industry Experts for Panel at Bronner Brothers International Hair Show & Convention
Updated Date :7/30/2014 11:41 AM
​This weekend the city of Atlanta will be abuzz with thousands of hair industry professionals as part of the 67th annual Bronner Brothers International Hair Show & Convention. Ford, an 11-year collaborator on the trade show, will be there to shine the spotlight on the business and activity centered around the natural hair care industry as part of its involvement in this year’s show.



Lincoln MKC takes the spotlight at the Ford of Canada July Town Hall
Updated Date :7/30/2014 8:28 AM
​Dianne Craig, president and CEO, Ford of Canada, kicked-off the July Ford of Canada town hall by thanking everyone for their hard work throughout the first half of the year.



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



A Journey through Time: Ford Chorus Celebrates 70 Years
Updated Date :7/29/2014 2:21 PM
​The Ford Chorus recently celebrated its 70th anniversary with a commemorative performance at Angelica Lutheran Church in Allen Park, Mich. where they performed popular compositions from the early 1900s through 2010.   Musical productions have included “Kiss Me, Kate,” “The Music Man,” “The Pajama Game,” “Anything Goes,” “Guys and Dolls” and several other favorite pieces.



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



Weekly Top Stories: 7/25/14
Updated Date :7/25/2014 10:34 AM
​​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for July 21 - 25, 2014.​



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



Mood High at Americas Business Review
Updated Date :7/25/2014 9:49 AM
​The mood was upbeat at Thursday’s quarterly Americas Business Review, held at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn. 




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




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



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



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



All-New 2015 Ford F-150 Weighs In at New Engine Capability Media Forum
Updated Date :7/23/2014 2:40 PM
​The weight savings between the all-new 2015 F-150 and the 2014 model was put to the test in a very visual way at the 2015 Ford F-150 New Engine Capability Media Forum held Tuesday at the Dearborn Development Center.



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



DIA: Ford Credit Teams Foster Respectful and Inclusive Environment for All Members
Updated Date :7/23/2014 4:18 PM
The Ford Credit Latin America and Ford Credit Mexico management teams are responsible for the recent resumption of retail financing in Mexico. These teams collaborated from multiple locations around the world, juggling time zones and negotiating cultural nuances to complete the challenging project in 18 months.



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



Ford and Detroit Symphony Orchestra Bring Chamber Music to Detroit Neighborhoods with New Free Concert Series
Updated Date :7/23/2014 10:40 AM
​Ford Motor Company and Detroit Symphony Orchestra are building on their long history together by launching a new performance series that brings live orchestral music into the neighborhoods of Detroit.



DIA: Ford Credit Teams Foster Respectful and Inclusive Environment for All Members
Updated Date :10/9/2014 1:30 PM
​The Ford Credit Latin America and Ford Credit Mexico management teams are responsible for the recent resumption of retail financing in Mexico. These teams collaborated from multiple locations around the world, juggling time zones and negotiating cultural nuances to complete the challenging project in 18 months.



Ford EMS Employees Embrace World Cup Competition to Help Dearborn Animal Shelter
Updated Date :7/23/2014 8:41 AM
​​DEARBORN – Ford Motor Company Emerging Market Services employees used guaranteed attention-getters – pets and the World Cup competition – to raise $900 for the team’s charity of the month, the Dearborn Animal Shelter. 



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




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





Ford GLOBE Celebrates 20 Year Milestone; Promotes Ford Brand, Supports Community
Updated Date :7/21/2014 1:58 PM
​On July 21, 1994, at the invitation of two employees with a vision to create an inclusive work environment, seven lesbian and gay employees met to begin an historic journey toward workplace fairness and inclusion at Ford Motor Company. This was the birth of the organization known as Ford Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual Employees (GLOBE).



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



Ford Interest Advantage - Blue Oval Connect
Updated Date :7/18/2014 9:24 AM
Ford Interest Advantage (FIA) is a great way for you to invest your funds directly with Ford Credit.  FIA pays a competitive interest rate, gives you convenient access to your funds when you need it, and lets you manage your investment with online and mobile access.  For information about rates and other benefits, please go to www.fordcredit.com/FIA or call 1-800-462-2614.
 




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



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



Horsepower Unleashed – Motivating the All-New Ford Mustang with Improved Power-to-Weight Ratios
Updated Date :7/17/2014 3:34 PM
​​DEARBORN, Mich. – The all-new 2015 Ford Mustang offers three great engines including a standard 300-horsepower V6, a brand-new 310-horsepower EcoBoost® or an upgraded 435-horsepower V8. Each powerplant is available with either a manual or automatic transmission that makes the pony car a great all-around performer – no matter how the equipment is mixed and matched to suit any individual driving style. 



Social Media Hub: Share Your #Unminivan Moments
Updated Date :7/17/2014 10:33 AM
You may have seen on Ford Social or on our social channels, we launched the #unminivan moments campaign.



Ford in the Community, Helping to Create Change
Updated Date :7/17/2014 9:06 AM
​After 10 weeks and 90 stops across Canada, the inspirational We Create Change Tour, a Free The Children initiative, ended on June 17, 2014 at an elementary school in Toronto, ON.  The finale celebrated motivational speaker, author and Free The Children ambassador, Spencer West’s journey across Canada as part of the Year of Education, to celebrate all of the positive change that Canadian youth are making.



Ford Motor Company Expands Presence in Panama; Starts Construction on New Sales Facility
Updated Date :7/16/2014 11:59 AM
​​PANAMA CITY, Panama – Ford Motor Company broke ground earlier this month on a new sales facility in Panama, underscoring the company’s commitment to invest in this growing market. ​




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



Q & A with Jamie Allison
Updated Date :7/16/2014 9:30 AM
@Ford Online discussed the success at NASCAR and other Ford Racing news with Jamie Allison, director, Ford Racing.



Monthly Technology Newsletter Keeps Ford Team in the Know
Updated Date :7/15/2014 11:22 AM
​For more than a year, Jerry Neely, GPPS Planning and Strategy, has been developing a monthly newsletter featuring all of the latest automotive and non-automotive technology news.



Connected Vehicle Analytics Challenge Participants Show Up Big at Event Finale
Updated Date :7/15/2014 11:39 AM
​Forty-six teams demonstrated the amazing art of the possible as the Connective Vehicle Analytics Challenge wrapped up at the Ford Research & Innovation Center in Dearborn on June 26.



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



All-New Mustang Hits the Track
Updated Date :7/11/2014 11:11 AM
​You’ve see the camouflage, watched the reveal and eagerly await the day our all-new Mustang hits showrooms. But, only a lucky few were the first to drive our all-new 2015 Mustang and see it race first-hand.



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




Going Further with Railcar Innovation Helps Ford Deliver Transit Vans
Updated Date :7/10/2014 10:54 AM
​Six years ago when the Transit vehicle program was still in its infancy, the North American Vehicle Logistics team was already hard at work contemplating how they were going to ship the vehicle from the Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo, Missouri, to dealerships throughout North America.




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



Odell Hosts 2nd Annual U.S. Media Roundtable
Updated Date :7/9/2014 2:39 PM
DEARBORN, Mich. -  Stephen Odell, executive vice president and president of Europe, Middle East and Africa (MEA), sat down with key U.S. media Wednesday and provided an update on Ford of Europe and MEA through the first half of 2014, as well as a look into the remainder of the year.



The Business of the Back Seat
Updated Date :7/9/2014 10:57 AM
​With companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar, the business of ridesharing has taken off. Ridesharing has started to chip away at the industry and conventional approaches to taxi, limo and chauffeur services leading to a thriving business of the backseat.



Special Pricing on Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions for Ford Employees and Retirees
Updated Date :7/9/2014 8:43 AM
Last month, Ford employees and retirees enjoyed a special offer on Ford Fusion Energi and Ford C-MAX Energi Plug-in Hybrids.  Now AeroVironment, a preferred home charging provider for Ford, is sweetening the deal by offering employees special pricing on home charging solutions. 




Bill Ford on the Future of Transportation: We Can't Simply Sell More Cars
Updated Date :7/8/2014 9:11 AM
​As the Wall Street Journal celebrates 125 years of delivering news coverage, company chairman Bill Ford took the honor of representing Ford and the wider automotive community by writing a piece on the future of mobility.



Consumer Experience Movement Featured in Quality Digest
Updated Date :7/7/2014 8:30 AM
The Consumer Experience Movement (CEM), a revolutionary initiative based on the concept that creating a world-class consumer experience hinges on having a world-class employee experience inside Ford dealerships, was the focus of a recent article in Quality Digest. 




Ford Gears Up for Essence Festival this July 4th Weekend; Will Give Away Keys to All-New 2015 Ford Mustang
Updated Date :7/2/2014 3:20 PM
​The 20th anniversary of the ESSENCE Festival kicks off this weekend, and Ford will be there to help attendees celebrate and potentially walk away with the keys to an all-new 2015 Ford Mustang, as part of its title sponsorship. The ESSENCE Festival is a cultural celebration featuring a mix of established names, exciting newcomers and cherished festival favorites.




Ford of Canada Retains Sales Title in June
Updated Date :7/2/2014 2:34 PM
OAKVILLE, Ont. – An overall sales increase of seven per cent fuelled Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd.'s sales leadership in June with strength across the lineup, including a 52 percent increase in hybrid model sales.



Ford Best-Selling Brand Among American Military Families
Updated Date :7/2/2014 7:05 AM
​When American military families buy a new vehicle, they prefer Ford trucks, utilities and cars over any other brand.



Ford Volunteers Mobilize for Community Environmental Projects
Updated Date :7/2/2014 10:06 AM
More than 500 Ford employees turned their attention away from cars and trucks for a day to concentrate on the local land and water.




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



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



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



Media Flock to Dearborn for ‘Go Further with Ford’ Trend Conference
Updated Date :7/1/2014 8:05 AM
​Nearly 200 members of the media from all over the world gathered in Dearborn recently for the fourth annual Go Further with Ford trend conference, designed to demonstrate how the company’s four pillars – quality, safe, green and smart – tie in to broad trends that are expected to influence consumers in the near future. 



Annual Further with Ford Media Event Opens with Edge
Updated Date :6/30/2014 2:14 PM
​The annual Further with Ford event opened to several hundred automotive media last week with remarks from Joe Hinrichs, president, The Americas, and Raj Nair, group vice president, Global Product Development, before the all-new Ford Edge was revealed by Moray Callum, vice president, Design.




WHQ Lobby Goes Green for Sustainability Report
Updated Date :6/30/2014 1:38 PM
​DEARBORN – To mark the June 18 release of the 2013 Ford Sustainability Report, the lobby of the World Headquarters building received a ‘green’ makeover.​



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



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




Woodhaven Stamping Honors Veterans, Receives Flag Flown in Afghanistan
Updated Date :6/27/2014 9:13 AM
WOODHAVEN, Mich. - Woodhaven Stamping Plant (WSP) recently hosted a special visitor at their plant, U.S. Army Colonel Mark Eubank, who also is a Ford employee in Dearborn.  



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




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



Ford Employees Honored for Creativity, Ingenuity, Innovation
Updated Date :6/25/2014 1:12 PM
​Over 200 Research and Advanced Engineering (R&A) employees filled the Lovett Hall at the Henry Ford on June 18, as part of the 22nd annual Research and Advanced Engineering Recognition ceremony.



2015 Ford Mustang Draws a Crowd at Oakville Assembly
Updated Date :6/26/2014 8:27 AM
​Whispers of anticipation and excitement raced through the Oakville Assembly plant on the eve of the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang visit.



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



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



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




Ford Safety Engineer Lunches with President Obama, Discusses Flexible Work Arrangement at Ford
Updated Date :6/25/2014 1:52 PM
​It isn’t every day one gets to have lunch with the President of the United States. 





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



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



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



Ford Safety Engineer Lunches with President Obama, Discusses Flexible Work Arrangement at Ford
Updated Date :6/25/2014 1:39 PM
​It isn’t every day one gets to have lunch with the President of the United States. 





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



Get to Know the All-New Ford Edge
Updated Date :6/24/2014 4:37 PM
​Shown for the first time today in North America and Europe, the all-new Ford Edge has been completely transformed from the wheels to the roof.



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




Louisville: The Lincoln MKC’s Official Home
Updated Date :6/23/2014 11:34 AM
​Since opening in 1955, Louisville Assembly Plant (LAP) has been the home to several of Ford products.  The list of vehicles produced at LAP includes the Ford LTD, Ford Fairlane Skyliner, Mazda Navajo, Ford Ranger, Ford Explorer Mercury Mountaineer, Ford Sport Trac and most recently the Ford Escape.
The latest addition is the Lincoln MKC.





Stretch, Snack, Learn at the Ford of Canada Health Fair
Updated Date :6/23/2014 9:20 AM
​A healthy workplace means more than just warding off colds and the flu. All-around health and wellness takes into consideration everything from physical, environmental, intellectual and emotional health of employees.





Ford and Lincoln top highest-ranked brands in Vehicle Satisfaction Awards
Updated Date :6/20/2014 3:38 PM
​AutoPacific recently announced the results of their annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA) where the Ford Super Duty took top honors in the Heavy Truck category, and Lincoln moved ahead of Lexus, further solidifying its position in the luxury market.



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



Ford Rises to Top Five Most Valuable Car Brand
Updated Date :6/20/2014 8:28 AM
​​LOUSIVILLE - According to the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study released this month, Ford surpassed the likes of Nissan and Volkswagen, making its way into the top five most valuable car brands.​



Bluegrass Honor Flight Takes WWII Veterans to Washington
Updated Date :6/20/2014 8:35 AM
​​​LOUISVILLE - Recently, Ford Motor Company sponsored the Bluegrass Honor Flight for World War II veterans to travel to Washington for the 70th Anniversary of D-Day.​



Ford recognized as top ‘Preferred Customer’ by North American suppliers
Updated Date :6/19/2014 4:06 PM
Ford was recognized in a recent survey of suppliers as the top "Preferred Customer" among domestic automakers.  It’s an important pride point for Ford as the company has been working diligently to enhance its relationships with supplier partners.



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



Keeping Vehicles in Harmony
Updated Date :6/18/2014 1:33 PM
How do we make sure we are delivering the appearance parts on a new car that our Ford Corporate Designers have in mind when they design a new product? 



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



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



Ford Employees Collect Yesterday’s Electronic Gems as Today’s E-Waste
Updated Date :6/18/2014 10:14 AM
It doesn’t take long for today’s high-tech gizmos to become tomorrow’s outdated junk piling up in the basement. One look at the stacks of computer towers, monitors, laptops and other electronics filling up a parking lot next to Ford World Headquarters in early June was proof of that.



2013-2014 Sustainability Report Highlights Future Initiatives
Updated Date :6/18/2014 7:41 AM
DEARBORN, Mich. Ford Motor Company is furthering its commitment to aggressively step up water conservation programs at its global facilities and among the company’s suppliers, according to its 15th annual Sustainability Report, released today.



Lightweight Innovation Through the Decades
Updated Date :6/17/2014 10:06 AM
​​From the Ford Model T to the all-new 2015 F-150, Ford has consistently been on the cutting edge of developing and using lightweight materials to build vehicles. ​



Ford Applies Blended Learning Approach to Career Development
Updated Date :6/16/2014 3:35 PM
​​In this day and age, a great deal of learning takes place outside of the traditional classroom setting. People consume information online. They learn through personal experiences. And they gain knowledge through their interactions with others. ​



Ford Celebrates Turning 111 Years Old With Stunning 24 Hour Hyperlapse Video
Updated Date :6/16/2014 11:27 AM
​​BRENTWOOD, England - Ford Motor Company turns 111 years old today and to celebrate the company has released this stunning 24-hour, round-the-world  hyperlapse video.​



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



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



Five Mustangs, three men, 50 years and counting
Updated Date :6/13/2014 1:46 PM
​Few things can bring a father and son together as quickly as shared admiration of a car. In the case of Kevin Leach – now finance and sales manager at Steeltown Ford Sales in Selkirk, Manitoba – that car has always been a Mustang.



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



Ford Connects Soccer Fans with their Favorite Teams
Updated Date :6/13/2014 8:13 AM
​​​Soccer is the most popular sport in the world with 3.5 billion followers from every single continent and ranks as the number one sport in 57 countries. As a tribute to all fans, especially Hispanic fans in the U.S. where the passion runs high and the diversity of countries of origin located in one geography makes for a fun rivalry, Ford created a website called Camisetrón. ​​



Kansas City Assembly Plant Prepares for the Dog Days of Summer
Updated Date :6/13/2014 8:19 AM
​​​KANSAS CITY - Anyone who has lived in the Midwest understands how scorching the summers can be. Employees of Kansas City Assembly Plant (KCAP) understand how dangerously hot the sweltering summer heat can be and how it can affect workers’ bodies on the production floor. ​



‘Crops for the Cure’ Benefits Breast Cancer Fight
Updated Date :6/13/2014 8:32 AM
​​​DEARBORN – Employees in Emerging Market Services (EMS) put their green thumbs to use in the fight against breast cancer last month – and set a fund-raising record in the process. ​



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

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





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



Special DiscountsThrough My Ford Voluntary Benefits
Updated Date :6/12/2014 12:08 PM
​At Ford, we strive to offer valuable and competitive benefits to our employees and retirees, and My Ford Voluntary Benefits -– for salaried active employees and salaried retirees -– is an important part of our overall strategy. During the month of June, we want to highlight the special offerings and discounts available to you through this program.



Get the latest on Ford Racing with ​"Fast News"
Updated Date :6/11/2014 4:43 PM
​At Ford Racing, we have never forgotten where it all began. So we honor our heritage, our products and our competitive spirit by shining a light on motorsports and the Ford enthusiast world each week with our Fast News e-newsletter.



55 years, always a Frog
Updated Date :6/11/2014 5:24 PM
​While some people might think 20, 30 or 40 years is a long time, James "Frog" Moran recently celebrated his 55-year service anniversary at KCAP, making him a Kansas City icon.



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



Wisconsin High School Students Win Ford AAA Student Auto Skills National Championship
Updated Date :6/11/2014 9:48 AM
Two seniors from Grafton High School in Wisconsin took top honors Tuesday in the 65th annual Ford AAA Auto Skills Challenge held in Dearborn, Mich.





Sounds of assembly: electronic music inspired by the Ford Focus
Updated Date :6/10/2014 5:19 PM
We took Movement performers Ataxia and Secrets to our Michigan Assembly Plant where we build our Focus and Focus Electric cars and turned them loose. They captured the sounds of the car being built, and transformed it into tracks that debuted live at Movement.



Ford and Samsung Research New Battery Technology
Updated Date :6/10/2014 12:09 PM
​It’s the one thing we can all use a little more of, but seems to evaporate every time we’re at the pump. But new research on battery technology could one day leave you with more fuel in your tank, which equates to more money in your pocket.



Ford Shows off New Lightweight Concept Car
Updated Date :6/10/2014 12:21 PM
​SAN FRANCISCO - The all-new Ford F-150 went on a major diet to shed more than a few  pounds. Actually, it was  a loss of up to 700 pounds thanks to the use of high-strength steel and aluminum alloys.  But it’s not the only Ford vehicle looking to tighten up around the edges.



Ford Product Development Team Celebrates Innovation, Achievements
Updated Date :6/10/2014 9:09 AM
​​​DEARBORN – For Ford Motor Company, 2013 was one of the most profitable years on record. Some attributed the success to the company’s leadership; others to the growth in the economy. A celebratory lunch in the Henry Hotel on May 22 however, attributed the success of Ford to its people.​



From Farm to Ford: A Sustainable Adventure in Canada
Updated Date :6/10/2014 8:24 AM
​​​OAKVILLE - Ford of Canada is taking the message of sustainability on the road, hitting cities across the country, and telling Ford’s green story.​



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



DIA announces $26M commitment from automakers
Updated Date :6/9/2014 11:48 AM
​The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) announced today that Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Company, and General Motors and General Motors Foundation have pledged a total of $26 million toward the DIA’s commitment to raise $100 million as part of a “Grand Bargain” that will help the City of Detroit emerge from bankruptcy, support city pensioners and protect the museum’s art collection for the public.



Strength in utility and hybrid vehicle sales drive leadership for Ford of Canada in May
Updated Date :6/9/2014 9:41 AM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. led the industry in sales in May, driven by record-setting increases in utility and hybrid vehicles.



Technology, Ability to Communicate Dominate Teen Safe Driving Forum Hosted by Ford Driving Skills for Life
Updated Date :6/6/2014 10:30 AM
NEW YORK – Technology can contribute to safer situations on the road involving new drivers including teenagers, but parental involvement is key. That’s the main takeaway from a forum held yesterday at Citi Field in Queens, New York, and hosted by Ford Motor Company and Ford Driving Skills for Life.



Ford Teams up with Parsons Design School for Second Phase of Mustang Unleashed
Updated Date :9/18/2014 10:14 AM
​Parsons:  The New School for Design – which launched the careers of fashion icons like Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs and Tom Ford – is joining Ford in a unique, first-of-its-kind collaboration that marks Phase 2 of the Mustang Unleashed collection.





Ford volunteers go to work for the environment on a Ford Accelerated Action Day
Updated Date :6/5/2014 9:16 AM
​It’s World Environment Day and the Ford Volunteer Corps has fanned out across southeast Michigan to work on community environmental projects.



Google Chrome now available as an alternate Web browser
Updated Date :6/4/2014 6:16 PM
​Google Chrome is now available as an alternate Web browser that can be used when a Web page will not open, display or function properly through IE.



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



Ford Scores Big with College Ambassador Challenge
Updated Date :6/4/2014 9:51 AM
​Two teams of four college students, one from Carnegie Mellon University and the other from Boston College, visited the Ford Dearborn campus recently as part of their prize package for winning the 2014 Ford College Ambassador Challenge.



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



Ford Volunteers Bring Hope, Inspiration and Helping Hands
Updated Date :6/4/2014 8:07 AM
When Ford volunteers arrived at Hope House in downtown Atlanta they got right down to business. They painted a conference room, built shelves and organized storage areas, and prepared meals in the kitchen.



All-New Ford Transit: Better Gas Mileage Than E-Series; Best-in-Class Gas Engine Torque, Cargo Capacity
Updated Date :6/4/2014 7:46 AM
DEARBORN, Mich. – The all-new 2015 Ford Transit, America’s newest Built Ford Tough van, delivers as much as 46 percent better gas mileage than Ford E-Series and offers Ford van customers more choices and capability than ever.



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



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



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



Ford’s New Adaptive Steering Technology Takes the Stress out of Driver’s Hands
Updated Date :6/3/2014 7:34 AM
​​​Throughout the duration of a drive, no single part of journey is the same. Whether its the commute to work or a short trip to the grocery store, the corners we turn, at different speeds and angles, are all impacted by steering. With the development of the new adaptive steering technology, Ford engineers have taken a step forward in easing handling on the road.



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



Fourth Annual Ford Race to End Diabetes
Updated Date :6/2/2014 11:46 AM
​​​OAKVILLE - On Saturday, April 26, the fourth annual Ford Race to End Diabetes was held at Coronation Park in Oakville, ON, to help raise funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Ford of Canada is a longtime supporter of JDRF, and was proud that despite the gloomy weather, close to 300 runners came out to support the cause and to help leave diabetes in the dust. Together, everyone who supported the Run, and the events leading up, helped raise important funds and awareness for Type 1 diabetes (T1D) research.



Ford Fiesta 1.0-litre: Big Personality in A Small Package
Updated Date :6/2/2014 8:02 AM
​​​OAKVILLE - Do you know what vehicle is the small car with the big personality? The car that drives with outstanding performance coupled with the best L/100KM? If you guessed Ford Fiesta, you would be correct.​​



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



Ford-Sponsored Scholarship Program Conveys Safe-Driving Message to Puerto Rico Students
Updated Date :5/30/2014 9:52 AM
​​​SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Ford is educating students about safe driving through its sponsorship of Puerto Rico’s premiere scholarship program, El Nuevo Día Educador (ENDE). ​



Kevin Bourk, UAW 1219 Benefits Rep, Reads to Children at Freedom Elementary School in Lima, Ohio Recently
Updated Date :5/28/2014 3:26 PM
​​​LIMA, Ohio -- See Jane run. Run, Jane, run! No doubt, we’ve come a long way since the Dick and Jane reading books of yesterday. While the books and reading curriculums have changed and evolved throughout the years, America’s love of reading has not.​



Ford Engineers Win PACE Innovative Partnership Award
Updated Date :5/30/2014 8:08 AM
​​​Engineers at Ford Motor Company were recognized recently with a 2014 Premier Automotive Suppliers’ Contribution to Excellence (PACE) Innovation Partnership Award for their work with BASF Corporation in developing a green alternative to a high-gloss, black interior trim piece, which was introduced on the 2013 Ford Fusion.​



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



Ford to Launch Advanced Steering Technology to Help Make Vehicles Easier to Maneuver, More Fun to Drive
Updated Date :5/28/2014 2:35 PM
Ford Motor Company is bringing to market a new generation of steering technology that will help make vehicles easier to maneuver at low speeds and in tight spaces.



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



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



Michigan Personal Property Tax reform -- why you should vote YES on Proposal 1 on August 5
Updated Date :5/28/2014 6:03 PM
​Michigan Personal Property Tax reform -- why you should vote YES on Proposal 1 on August 5



Warriors in Pink: Barbara Clare Tallinger shares her journey to survival
Updated Date :5/28/2014 6:16 PM
​@Ford IT interviewed Barbara Clare Tallinger, project coordinator, IT.  She has been on her journey with breast cancer for nine months.



Ford supports important Michigan ballot proposal
Updated Date :5/28/2014 5:52 PM
​An outdated tax on manufacturing and small business equipment in Michigan is close to being permanently repealed, and it’s now up to Michigan voters.



Scott Pruett Visits Ford Powertrain Division for ‘Victory Lap,’
Updated Date :5/28/2014 1:01 PM
DEARBORN, Mich. – Scott Pruett had never met the Ford Motor Company employees who helped him get to victory lane – so he, Ford Racing and Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGR) decided to fix that.




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



Register Now for 2014 Corporate Cup Relays
Updated Date :5/28/2014 8:06 AM
DEARBORN - The Corporate Cup Relays (CCR) event is a fun-filled day of track and field competitions, during which employees from Ford, GM, Chrysler, AT&T, Autoliv, RedPlum and others vie for the CCR trophy. 



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



The IT Security Team Answers Your Questions
Updated Date :5/27/2014 9:51 AM
​On Thursday May 15th, Keith Moss, Director of IT Security and his leadership team opened up the corporate communication channels with a Live Chat taking employee questions online for 30 minutes.​



Six Generations Evolved, Ford Mustang Design DNA Still Shines Through
Updated Date :5/27/2014 7:27 AM
​​​DEARBORN, Mich.– As Ford Mustang has evolved over five decades and six generations, much has changed. Yet certain visual cues that tie the latest model back to the originals continue to recur, just as facial features like the slant of a nose or the shape of the eyes repeat themselves in any family. 



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



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



Ford Honors Memorial Day
Updated Date :5/23/2014 9:22 AM
​On behalf of the Ford Motor Company Veterans Network Group (VET NG), we wish you a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day holiday weekend. ​



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



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




Warriors in Pink: Ford’s Own Kina McMillian, Revisited
Updated Date :5/21/2014 3:05 PM
@Ford IT interviewed Kina McMillian, Human Resource associate, Ford Customer Service Division (FCSD), Denver Office, about a year ago. At that time, we learned that Kina was in stage four breast cancer, and was undergoing surgery.  Her surgery proved to be successful.  We recently caught up with McMillian to see how her year has been. Below is a Q and A.



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



Ford Motor Company Fund sending Cleveland-area war veterans to visit World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Updated Date :5/21/2014 7:55 AM
CLEVELAND, Ohio – For the second year in a row, Ford Motor Company Fund is sponsoring an Honor Flight to transport Cleveland-area veterans to the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. The World War II Honor Flight veterans – all in their eighties and nineties – will be greeted at the national memorial by members of Congress and Ford employees.
 




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



Expedition Designer Finds Inspiration in Gaming
Updated Date :6/13/2014 8:07 AM
​​​When Senior Designer Michael Smith was asked to come up with “something cool” for the exterior refresh of the 2015 Ford Expedition, he turned to his love of video games for inspiration for the headlights. ​



In Search of Fans Who Embody the Spirit of Ford Mustang – #MustangAndMe Contest Tied to BET Awards 2014 Launches
Updated Date :5/20/2014 9:32 AM
​DEARBORN, Mich. – Do you embody the spirit and passion of Ford Mustang? Are you a die-hard Mustang fan? If so, Ford is looking for you as part of its 2014 BET Awards #MustangAndMe contest. 




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





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



Ford Dearborn Truck Plant Celebrates 10 Years of Sustainable Manufacturing
Updated Date :5/19/2014 8:57 AM
​​​​DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford Motor Company is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its groundbreaking Dearborn Truck Plant. As the centerpiece of Ford Rouge Center, Dearborn Truck Plant was conceived as Ford’s vision of sustainable manufacturing and has served as flagship for the company’s next generation of lean and flexible plants. ​



New Ford Technical Support Center to Increase Vehicle Performance On- and Off-Track
Updated Date :5/14/2014 2:08 PM
​Ford announced the opening of its new Ford Technical Support Center in Concord, N.C. today. The state-of-the-art facility will add an array of tools to develop future performance vehicles and help increase Ford’s overall success in motorsports.



William Clay Ford, Jr. Scholarship Program
Updated Date :5/14/2014 9:04 AM
I am pleased to announce that the William Clay Ford, Jr. Scholarship Program, which offers $1,500 scholarships to children of U.S. Ford employees, is sufficiently funded to continue this year.  In order to qualify, students must be classified undergraduate sophomores for the 2014 fall term.



16th Annual Ford Freedom Award Celebrates the Power of Perseverance of Three Extraordinary Heroes
Updated Date :5/14/2014 8:39 AM
commemorate the 16th anniversary of the Ford Freedom Award program, Ford Motor Company, in partnership with the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, will posthumously honor Nelson Mandela, along with Myrlie Evers-Williams and retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson.



New Television Spots for the Fusion and Escape
Updated Date :5/13/2014 2:46 PM
​Watch for two new television ads that begin airing this week for the Ford Fusion and Escape. The spots showcase how the two vehicles go further for our customers with eye-catching design and innovative technology. ​



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



Warriors in Pink: Ford’s own Linda Pond, revisited
Updated Date :5/13/2014 8:17 AM
@Ford IT interviewed Linda Pond, business analyst, ITSM, Information Technology about a year ago.  At that time, we learned that she was diagnosed with breast cancer in April, 2012.  We recently caught up with Linda to see how her year has been.​



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



Mother’s Day Dream Car
Updated Date :5/9/2014 4:02 PM
​For Mother’s Day, Ford asked kids to help us design a dream car for their moms. Then, through playful illustrations, we brought their ideas to life. Witness their heartfelt creativity for yourself in the video below.



Weekly Top Stories: 5/09/14
Updated Date :5/9/2014 7:48 AM
​​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for May 5 - 9, 2014.



Pony Profiles: Mustang Owners Attend 50 Years of Mustang Celebrations
Updated Date :5/8/2014 10:58 AM
“The car was beautiful, I loved the long hood. The first one I saw was a high performance fastback and I got to drive it – that was 1965,” said Ray Bryan, 70, when asked about his first impression of the Ford Mustang. Bryan has made a living restoring cars, primarily Fords, and he told @Ford he’s always been a Ford guy when we caught up with him during the 50 years of Mustang celebration in Charlotte, NC in April.




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



One-of-a-Kind 2015 Ford Mustang 50 Years Convertible Being Raffled to Support Multiple Sclerosis
Updated Date :5/7/2014 10:46 AM
​Ford continues its longstanding support of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society by offering a one-of-a-kind 2015 Mustang 50 Years convertible to be raffled off this summer. The winner of this exclusive convertible featuring select content from the 50 Year Limited Edition fastback will be announced in Mustang Alley in Ferndale, Mich., on Aug. 16, 2014 during the annual Woodward Dream Cruise.



A Pink Vest, a Challenge Raise Thousands of Dollars for a Good Cause at MAP
Updated Date :5/7/2014 10:38 AM
​The symbol, a pink vest. The reason, to support breast cancer awareness. The result, a challenge that led to the generosity of Michgan Assembly Plant (MAP) employee donations doubling, twice.



20 Years Strong – Ford Warriors in Pink Drives the Conversation with New Survey on Breast Cancer Awareness
Updated Date :5/7/2014 11:09 AM
​Ford Motor Company and its Warriors in Pink campaign kicks off its 20th year of support in the fight against breast cancer by issuing a strong call to action encouraging women to drive more conversations on breast health.



Oklahoma, Dallas Order 300-Plus CNG-Capable Ford F-150 Pickups As Demand Grows for Alternative Fuel Option
Updated Date :5/7/2014 10:06 AM
The state of Oklahoma, its agencies and the city of Dallas have ordered a total of 321 Ford F-150 pickups that can run on compressed natural gas.



Mother of Ten Surprised with All-New Ford Fusion on the Today Show
Updated Date :5/7/2014 9:33 AM
This morning Ford was featured on the Today show’s "Mom’s the Word" special series counting down to Mother's Day.



Ford, UofM Cooperate on New Center to Transform Mobility
Updated Date :5/6/2014 1:56 PM
​A new Michigan Mobility Transformation Center, developed by the University of Michigan with cooperation from government and automotive industry leaders such as Ford Motor Company, is working to increase safety and efficiency of transportation through research and innovation.



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



Salaried Retirees: May is the Last Month for Mailed Pension Remittance Advices
Updated Date :5/5/2014 10:56 AM
If you're a Ford salaried retiree, effective with the June 2014 pension payment you will no longer receive a monthly pension remittance advice (statement) through the mail. Instead, MyFordPenPay (My Ford Pension Payment) is a new online resource you can use to view, print and download your pension advice and tax forms.



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



Pony Profiles: Mustang Owners Attend 50 Years of Mustang Celebrations
Updated Date :5/2/2014 9:00 AM
​Most Ford Mustang lovers recall the exact moment they first set eyes on the iconic pony car with great fondness, but for Shelby Fix, it would be hard to pinpoint a singular moment of introduction.



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



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



Team member efforts save $70k at DTP
Updated Date :4/30/2014 2:54 PM
​Ken Halfacre, a Dearborn Truck Plant (DTP) Industrial Engineer, noticed there was a large waste and opportunity for cost savings with the lock set labels that DTP uses on Trim Line 1.



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



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



Kansas City Assembly Plant drives first all-new Transit off the line
Updated Date :4/30/2014 4:51 PM
​The Job #1 ceremony comes after Ford’s $1.1 billion investment in 2011, which upgraded and retooled the plant to introduce an entirely new product to North America.



2,000 New KCAP Employees Start Production of 2015 Ford Transit Van
Updated Date :4/30/2014 10:52 AM
Supported by 2,000 new employees and a $1.1 billion investment, the all-new Ford Transit van rolls off the line at Kansas City Assembly Plant today, as Ford aims to strengthen its leadership in the commercial vehicle segment.



Army Acquisition, Logistics Personnel Tour Louisville Assembly
Updated Date :4/29/2014 2:13 PM
LOUISVILLE - Ford Motor Company is one of the most innovative of car companies.  It should come as no surprise that there is a high interest in touring Ford’s many assembly plants and facilities for a glimpse into the process, technology and people that produce best-in-world quality vehicles.




2015 Ford F-150 is Road-Tested, Ford Approved
Updated Date :4/29/2014 12:10 PM
​DEARBORN ​–​ The all-new 2015 Ford F-150 has already scaled the highest points of the Continental Divide, weathered a decade of exposure in subtropics and desert climates and outlasted the coldest winter on record.​



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



All-New 2015 Ford Transit Joins Cast of History's Hit Series 'American Pickers'
Updated Date :4/29/2014 10:07 AM
DEARBORN  Ford Transit is joining History American Pickers as stars Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz travel around the United States, searching remote and rustic locations for classic gems that can be restored and resold.​



DIA Winner: Sajit Haridas, Ford Asia Pacific’s Regional Purchasing Director, Strives to Tap Society’s Goodness to Help Orphans in India
Updated Date :4/29/2014 8:48 AM
CHENNAI, India — It all started in February 2010. That’s when Sajit Haridas, director, Regional Purchasing, Asia Pacific, started waking up at the crack of dawn every day to visit the wholesale vegetable market in Chennai.​



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



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



Louisville Ford-Employees African Ancestry Network Bowls for Kids’ Sake
Updated Date :4/25/2014 7:22 AM
​​​​LOUISVILLE - The Ford-Employees African Ancestry Network (FAAN) is the first and oldest of Ford’s Employee Resource Groups (ERG). In Kentucky, over 20 active members from both Kentucky Truck Plant (KTP) and Louisville Assembly Plant (LAP) make up the Louisville FAAN chapter.​



Weekly Top Stories: 4/25/14
Updated Date :4/25/2014 10:25 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for April 21 - 25, 2014.​



Ford Fund Brings American Sabor Exhibition to Museo de las Americas in Puerto Rico
Updated Date :4/25/2014 9:33 AM
​“American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music,” a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition sponsored by the Ford Motor Company Fund, is on display in Puerto Rico at the Museo de Las Américas.



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



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



Louisville Assembly’s Tami Hatfield Wins DIA Award
Updated Date :4/23/2014 11:12 AM
Corporate citizenship is a daily initiative for Ford Employee Relations Associate Tami Hatfield. Hartfield, a recent winner of the company’s Diversity and Inclusion award who works in Vehicle Operations at Louisville Assembly Plant, involves both hourly and salaried employees in efforts to raise donations for Ford-sponsored charities.​



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



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



Thousands Flock to World Headquarters to Celebrate Mustang’s 50th
Updated Date :4/22/2014 10:01 AM
​​DEARBORN –​ More than 3,000 employees and retirees flocked to Ford World Headquarters Thursday, April 17, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Ford Mustang.  ​



Where are You on the Green Spectrum?
Updated Date :4/22/2014 8:54 AM
​​DEARBORN –​ Whichever green-group you fall into, eco-expert Danny Seo and Ford Motor Company want you to know that going green (or going greener) isn’t something to shy away from. ​



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



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



Innovative Software Gives Racers Industry-Exclusive Performance Feature for All-New 2015 Ford Mustang GT
Updated Date :4/21/2014 7:42 AM
​​​DEAR​BORN - Ford engineers are leveraging state-of-the-art controls software technology to give some of the most avid Mustang customers an industry-first feature – electronic line-lock.​



Ford Wins Nielsen’s Spanish-Language TV Advertiser of the Year
Updated Date :4/16/2014 10:10 AM
​DEARBORN - Nielsen is recognizing Ford Motor Company as the Spanish-Language TV Advertiser of the Year. The performance base award is the result of Hispanic viewers that evaluated each automotive brand on combined performance of their Spanish-language ads on ad recall, brand recall and likeability.



Taking the ‘Pedi to the Metal’ – OPI Unveils Ford Mustang Nail Lacquer Collection
Updated Date :4/16/2014 8:35 AM
​NEW YORK – OPI and Ford Motor Company are going full throttle and taking the “pedi to the metal” with the official launch of the limited-edition nail lacquer collection inspired by the popular Ford Mustang. The OPI Ford Mustang collection features six Mustang-inspired shades that are set to hit U.S. stores in July.



Weekly Top Stories: 4/17/14
Updated Date :4/8/2014 8:28 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for April 12 - 17, 2014.



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



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



Ford Mustang 50 years: Complete Coverage
Updated Date :4/15/2014 8:16 AM
DEARBORN - Ford Mustang will become the newest member of a very exclusive club – vehicles in continuous production for 50 years. In its first 49 years, Mustang has gained a worldwide base of avid fans, including more than 5 million see articles and videos about the Ford Mustang and celebration of 50 years of continuous production.



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



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



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




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



Free The Children’s Spencer West Visits Ford of Canada’s Canadian Headquarters
Updated Date :4/15/2014 7:32 PM
​OAKVILLE - Spencer West - double amputee, Me to We motivational speaker, author, and Free The Children Ambassador - has set his sights high again this summer.  On April 10, he embarked on a cross-Canada We Create Change tour, a road trip for inspiring community action and global change.



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



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



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



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



Pothole’s Uncovered: Avoidance, Mitigation and Damage Detection
Updated Date :4/15/2014 8:39 AM
​DEARBORN - For many of us, daily driving has become a veritable obstacle course due to the unusual number of potholes on the road.  There are people at Ford who spend a great deal of time testing our vehicles to make them as robust as possible against pothole damage.



Mitigating Pothole Damage is Priority for Ford
Updated Date :4/15/2014 8:40 AM
​DEARBORN - Years before a vehicle ever appears on the road, Ford begins working on how to make it robust against potholes. 



How to Prevent, Spot and Address Pothole Damage
Updated Date :4/15/2014 8:42 AM
​DEARBORN - Now that the harsh winter weather is behind us – let’s keep our fingers crossed – it’s the perfect time to assess your vehicle for pothole damage. 



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



Ford of Canada Celebrates the Mustang's 50th Anniversary
Updated Date :4/14/2014 6:15 AM
​TORONTO, Can. - Ford of Canada and members of the Golden Horseshoe Mustang Association and GTA Mustang Club took an aerial shot of 25 classic Mustangs forming a ’50’ at Ontario Place in Toronto.



Weekly Top Stories: 4/11/14
Updated Date :4/7/2014 12:29 PM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for April 5 - 11, 2014.



Ford COO Mark Fields Leads This Year’s United Way for Southeastern Michigan Community Giving Campaign to Exceed $40 Million Goal – Largest Increase in 17 Years
Updated Date :4/11/2014 8:02 AM
​​​DETROIT – Ford Motor Company Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields, who also serves as United Way for Southeastern Michigan campaign chair, and United Way for Southeastern Michigan President and CEO Michael J. Brennan announced today that more than $40 million was raised in the 2013-2014 campaign to benefit the greater Detroit communities the nonprofit organization supports.



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



Ford Mustang Fans Everywhere Are Invited to Sign a Card for Their Favorite Car's Birthday and Help Set a World Record
Updated Date :4/10/2014 1:38 PM
​DEARBORN - Ford Mustang is turning 50 next week and fans everywhere are invited to sign an electronic birthday card. Everyone who wants to help commemorate 50 years of Mustang can customize and add their own birthday message for their favorite car here.  



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



As 50 Years of Mustang Approaches, Ford and Mustang Club of America Prepare for Largest Celebrations Ever
Updated Date :4/3/2014 11:41 AM
​CONCORD, N.C./LAS VEGAS – Ford Motor Company and Mustang Club of America are putting final preparations in place for what are expected to be the largest multiday Mustang celebrations in history. The excitement begins April 16.



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



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



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



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



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



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



Ford, IMSA Join Forces on Official Automotive Partnership
Updated Date :4/8/2014 6:40 AM
​DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Ford Motor Company today announced a three-year agreement making Ford an “Official Automotive Partner” of IMSA, the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.



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



Logano Wins as Penske Dominates Texas
Updated Date :4/8/2014 6:53 AM
​Ft. Worth, Texas - Joey Logano passed Jeff Gordon going into turn one of the final lap to win Monday’s rain-delayed Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway and give Ford Racing its third win of the still-young NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.



Mulally Gives FCGs Words of Wisdom to Open Their Own Highways at Ford
Updated Date :4/4/2014 8:30 AM
DEARBORN - “Be true to yourself, stay positive and always find a way to leverage your strengths. Be authentic, don’t follow the herd.” Those were a few of the words of encouragement and reassurance Alan Mulally, chief executive officer, Ford Motor Company, delivered to a room of over 400 attendees of Ford’s 2014 Ford College Graduate(FCG) program town hall.​



Weekly Top Stories: 4/4/14
Updated Date :4/3/2014 9:32 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for March 29 - April 4, 2014.



Las Vegas Area Mustang Enthusiast Picks Up Prize Mustang GT; This Year’s Mustang 5.0 Fever Sweepstakes Underway
Updated Date :4/4/2014 9:53 AM
​DEARBORN  – Bernie Loomis, winner of Motorcraft and Quick Lane’s 2013 Mustang 5.0 Fever Sweepstakes, now has his new, black 2014 Ford Mustang GT with charcoal black interior safely parked in the three-car garage of his Henderson, Nev., home.



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



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



How Ford NA Facilities, Team Members Improve Health, Safety for All
Updated Date :3/19/2014 6:44 PM
​DEARBORN - Recently, Ford announced the winners of the 2013 President’s Health and Safety Awards. These awards recognize actions that had a positive impact on the health and safety of all Ford team members around the world. The infographic below details exactly what the company’s North American facilities and team members did to earn their recognition.



Exclusive Ford MyKey Technology Helps Encourage Safer Driving in Fleets
Updated Date :4/3/2014 6:17 AM
​DEARBORN - For Joe Dougherty, Ford Motor Company’s MyKey® technology is a feature his family’s construction company uses to help keep their drivers safe.



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



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



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



Ford Escape, Explorer and Canadian-Built Edge Drive Strong SUV/CUV Sales for Ford of Canada
Updated Date :4/1/2014 8:19 PM
​OAKVILLE, Ont. – Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. experienced strong sales of utility vehicles March. Overall, Canadians drove home 22,402 new Ford and Lincoln vehicles in March, an 11 per cent drop from the same period last year.



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



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



Ford Women of Manufacturing: Alex Maciag
Updated Date :3/26/2014 7:40 AM
​DEARBORN - In honor of March being Women’s History month, @Ford is highlighting some of the company’s outstanding female leadership throughout the next several weeks. These features will focus specifically on those who have had great success in manufacturing, a typically male-dominated field.



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



LEP Employees Excited by Engine Announcement
Updated Date :3/28/2014 4:57 PM
LIMA, Ohio – Employees are excited about Ford Motor Company’s $500 million investment to upgrade its Lima Engine Plant and add 300 new jobs.  Plant leaders and company executives announced Friday morning that the workers will support production of an all-new 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine.



Weekly Top Stories: 3/28/14
Updated Date :3/24/2014 11:31 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for March 22-28, 2014.



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



Safety Training Courses Provide Knowledge, Influence Culture Change at Lima Engine Plant
Updated Date :3/19/2014 9:58 AM
​LIMA, Ohio - “Nobody gets hurt on purpose,” said Ford Motor Company’s Safety and Security Manager Rick Puckett. Unfortunately, though, workplace accidents do occur. 



Ford Women of Manufacturing: Alba Contreras
Updated Date :3/26/2014 7:44 AM
​DEARBORN - In honor of March being Women’s History month, @Ford is highlighting some of the company’s outstanding female leadership throughout the next several weeks. These features will focus specifically on those who have had great success in manufacturing, a typically male-dominated field.



CFO Bob Shanks Speaks to Ford Alum
Updated Date :3/27/2014 4:11 PM
Day-to-day Ford executives and employees are hard at work developing cutting-edge technologies that fortify the company’s heart of innovation. 



From One Icon to Another, the Ford Mustang and Ford F-150 Take Centre Stage in Vancouver
Updated Date :3/27/2014 4:35 PM
​VANCOUVER - It was a spring day in Vancouver when media gathered at the Vancouver International Auto Show for the Ford press conference to see the west coast debut of both the all-new Ford Mustang and Ford F-150.​



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



Ford Invests $500 Million in Ohio Engine Plant, Creates 300 Jobs to Build All-New 2.7-Liter EcoBoost for 2015 F-150
Updated Date :3/27/2014 3:44 PM
​LIMA, Ohio – Ford Motor Company will invest $500 million to upgrade its Lima Engine Plant and add 300 new jobs to support production of the all-new 2.7-liter EcoBoost® specifically engineered for the next-generation 2015 Ford F-150.



Ford Donates $800,000 to Middle Tennessee Nonprofit Organizations
Updated Date :3/27/2014 6:59 AM
​NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Ford Motor Company and Ford Motor Company Fund today announced total donations of more than $800,000 to 13 area nonprofit organizations in 2014.



Advanced Technologies Keep Drivers Connected in the All-New Mustang
Updated Date :3/27/2014 8:47 AM
DEARBORN - From the inside out, the all-new Ford Mustang not only is a performance leader in its segment, but a high-tech force to be reckoned with on the road. Equipped with new driver assist technologies and innovative mobile capabilities, drivers will have a more connected experience in the Mustang than ever before.



2014 Ford EcoBoost Challenge Rolls into 12 U.S. Cities Starting in April for Consumer Drives of Hottest Ford Products
Updated Date :3/27/2014 6:34 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Motor Company is giving fans, and potential customers, in 12 cities across America a chance to get behind the wheel of its latest products with its second EcoBoost® Challenge consumer drive tour.



Ford Women of Manufacturing: Shaun Whitehead
Updated Date :3/20/2014 11:41 AM
​DEARBORN - In honor of March being Women’s History month, @Ford is highlighting some of the company’s outstanding female leadership throughout the next several weeks. These features will focus specifically on those who have had great success in manufacturing, a typically male-dominated field.



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



Ford Extended Service Business Honored for Excellence
Updated Date :3/26/2014 1:00 PM
​DEARBORN - Ford Motor Company’s Extended Service Business (ESB) team was recently honored with the Global Warranty & Service Contract Association (GWSCA) award for Excellence in Service Contracts. 



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



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



UAW, LEP Provide Child ID Kits to Interested LEP Employees
Updated Date :3/19/2014 9:50 AM
​LIMA, Ohio  -  The UAW and Ford Motor Company recently joined together to support families in plants and in communities through the National Child ID program.



On the Pursuit for a Happier Commute!
Updated Date :3/24/2014 7:48 PM
​NEW YORK - If you’re among the throngs of people stuck in gridlock during your daily commute, fear not. Help is on the way. 



What a Catch: Lima Engine Employee Spots Trouble, Prevents Engine Quality Issue
Updated Date :3/19/2014 9:42 AM
​LIMA, Ohio - It’s the “shoulda, woulda, coulda” that can create chaos in the manufacturing industry where just one missed quality check can spell disaster. Fortunately, Lima Engine Plant’s (LEP) latest employee of the month, Mike Rager, isn’t about to let that happen.



Ford Women of Manufacturing: Linda Cash
Updated Date :3/19/2014 6:32 PM
​DEARBORN - In honor of March being Women’s History month, @Ford is highlighting some of the company’s outstanding female leadership throughout the next several weeks. These features will focus specifically on those who have had great success in manufacturing, a typically male-dominated field.



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



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



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



Built Ford Tough Professional Bull Riders Program Honors Ford Truck Owners Who Do Good Work in their Communities
Updated Date :3/19/2014 9:31 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford F-Series owners count on the toughness of their trucks to get the job done – whether they’re hard at work on a job site or enjoying some action-packed recreational time. 



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



All-New Ford F-150 Makes a Special Stop at Kansas City Assembly
Updated Date :3/19/2014 9:35 AM
​KANSAS CITY - With the 2014 Greater Kansas City International Auto Show stopping through town, the all-new Ford F-150 made a visit to the Kansas City Assembly Plant (KCAP). The truck was parked in an open passage way known as the “tunnel,” so plant personnel and assembly workers would have an opportunity to view the new model up close and personal.



Weekly Top Stories: 3/21/14
Updated Date :3/20/2014 10:55 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for March 15-21, 2014.



Ford Women of Manufacturing: Liliana Ramirez-Jones
Updated Date :3/19/2014 11:53 AM
​DEARBORN - In honor of March being Women’s History month, @Ford is highlighting some of the company’s outstanding female leadership throughout the next several weeks. These features will focus specifically on those who have had great success in manufacturing, a typically male-dominated field.



CSAP, Ford Fiesta: Building Blocks for Success
Updated Date :3/19/2014 8:09 AM
​CUAUTITLAN, Mexico - The success story of the Cuautitlán Stamping and Assembly Plant (CSAP) began with the arrival of the model Ford Fiesta to its facilities, which required a large-scale transformation of the factory in order to begin a historic production.



Ford Honors World Water Day through Daily Conservation, Long Term Strategies
Updated Date :3/20/2014 2:47 PM
​DEARBORN - Water conservation is a popular topic today.  From being concerned about the lack of water in drought-stricken regions to reminding the kids to turn off the water while they brush their teeth, personal consciousness of water as a valuable resource is growing.



Ford Motor Company Recognized Among World’s Most Ethical Companies
Updated Date :3/19/2014 6:55 PM
​DEARBORN - For the fifth consecutive year, Ford Motor Company has been recognized as one of the world’s most ethical companies by Ethisphere Institute, a leading think tank dedicated to the advancement of best practices in business ethics, social responsibility, anticorruption and sustainability.



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



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



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



Women Driving the Automotive Industry Further
Updated Date :3/19/2014 8:19 AM
​CUAUTITLAN, Mexico - In recent decades, the professional role of women in the automotive industry has endured ongoing gender stereotypes. Karen Jacek, current Digital Innovation manager at Ford of Mexico,  joined the company to meet the challenge of succeeding professionally by overcoming the idea that the sector was only for men.



Ford Women of Manufacturing: Cheryl Bruins-Rozier
Updated Date :3/18/2014 12:02 PM
​DEARBORN - In honor of March being Women’s History month, @Ford is highlighting some of the company’s outstanding female leadership throughout the next several weeks. These features will focus specifically on those who have had great success in manufacturing, a typically male-dominated field.



Voting Open for ‘Our Everyday Heroes’ Paint Scheme Contest; Children with Type 1 Diabetes Raising Funds for JDRF through Votes
Updated Date :3/19/2014 7:15 AM
​DEARBORN - Your vote can help to create a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D) during the “Our Everyday Heroes” Race Car Design Contest for JDRF, hosted by Ford Customer Service Division (FCSD) and its brands, Motorcraft and Quick Lane.



Women’s History Month: Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, Commitment
Updated Date :3/19/2014 10:11 AM
​DEARBORN - March is National Women's History Month and is an excellent opportunity for Ford Motor Company to recognize one of the strengths behind its rich history – women and minority business owners and suppliers.



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



Ford Super Duty Rescues Bus
Updated Date :3/18/2014 8:15 AM
HIGHLAND, Indiana - During a snowstorm a CoachUSA bus gets stuck and is pulled out by a Ford pickup owned by Bill's Movers. WJOB host Jim Dedelow captures it unfolding.



Women of Windsor Engine
Updated Date :3/18/2014 6:12 AM
​WINDSOR - Media outlets worldwide are calling attention to outstanding females on and around International Women’s Day (March 8th). Not surprisingly, top Ford talent has been the target of some of this attention including Shaun Whitehead, operations manager for both of Ford of Canada’s Windsor Engine Plants, who was recently recognized in The Windsor Star.



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



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



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



Ford: Always Working to Keep Drivers, Passengers Safe
Updated Date :3/16/2014 5:28 PM
​DEARBORN - Safety is a key pillar of every product Ford develops. From initial sketch to production, Ford team members are always looking for the latest and most effective safety technologies and how best to share them with the largest consumer audience possible.



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



Weekly Top Stories: 3/14/14
Updated Date :3/12/2014 7:37 AM
​​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for March 8-14, 2014.



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



Ford Vehicles, Volunteers Assist Nonprofit in Mission to Feed Ill, Hungry Neighbors
Updated Date :3/11/2014 8:53 AM
​NEW YORK - As an opera singer and record producer, Andrew Gauthier had a long and successful career in New York’s theater and entertainment community. In 1997, things started to change.  Andrew began to experience debilitating back pain and other health issues that eventually left him disabled.



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



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



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



Eligible Hourly Employees Receive Profit Sharing Payment
Updated Date :3/11/2014 5:50 PM
​DEARBORN - Today, under the provisions of the 2011 UAW-Ford Collective Bargaining Agreement, all eligible Ford hourly employees received a profit-sharing payment. Below is the letter of congratulations to the Ford team on this accomplishment from Ford President of The Americas Joe Hinrichs.



RCB and VSC Power Restored
Updated Date :3/12/2014 9:37 AM
DEARBORN - The power has been restored at Regent Court Building (RCB) and the Vehicle Service Center. RCB will be open at 11 a.m.



Vehicle Service Center Power Restored
Updated Date :3/12/2014 7:42 AM
​DEARBORN - The power has been restored at the Vehicle Service Center.



Regent Court Building Power Interruption
Updated Date :3/12/2014 6:49 AM
​DEARBORN - There is a power interruption at the Regent Court Building. Entry is not allowed at this time. Please call the  Ford North American Emergency Information Hotline (North American Emergency Information Hotline – 800-603-FORD(3673)) after 10:30 a.m. to check building status.



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



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



Pilot Program Aims to Help Those with Complex Chronic Health Issues
Updated Date :3/11/2014 10:42 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Motor Company, the United Auto Workers (UAW) and the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust (RMBT) teamed up last summer to launch a pilot program in southeastern Michigan designed to provide enhanced healthcare for active hourly Ford employees and retired members of the Trust who do not receive Medicare. 



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



Information about Southeastern Michigan Severe Winter Storm Warning
Updated Date :3/11/2014 6:01 PM
​DEARBORN - The National Weather Service has issued a severe winter storm warning for Southeastern Michigan beginning late this evening and throughout tomorrow.  Our primary concern is the safety of our employees.  Given that road conditions will vary throughout the region, please use discretion when deciding whether or not to drive to your work location on Wednesday, March 12.   



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



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



Olympic Connections: Speed Skating in Sochi
Updated Date :3/10/2014 8:06 AM
​DEARBORN - Jonathan Kuck is not your average 23 year old. He is a scholar studying Engineering Physics who doesn’t drink, doesn’t smoke and isn’t all that interested in the college party scene. What he is into however is speed, particularly the kind associated with sharpened blades hitting a clean sheet of ice.



Ford Driving Dreams Tour Online Voting Launches
Updated Date :3/11/2014 9:02 AM
​MIAMI - Ford Motor Company Fund and four Miami-area high schools have launched online voting for the “What Drives Your Dream” contest, which is part of the Ford Driving Dreams Tour.



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



Ford Increases Virtual Crash Computing Power, Helping to Ensure Customer Safety
Updated Date :3/10/2014 7:46 AM
​DEARBORN – To facilitate growing demands for virtual crash test data, Ford is increasing its investment in computing power an additional 50 percent this year.



Triple Negative Breast Cancer Awareness Day Observed at Ford Research and Innovation Center
Updated Date :3/10/2014 11:00 AM
​DEARBORN - Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day (TNBC) was observed nationally on March 3, 2014 as a day of awareness raising, advocacy and grassroots fundraising events that were held in support of a cure for the disease.  At Ford Motor Company, the day was commemorated with a Triple Negative Breast Cancer learning session presented by The Motor City Dragons Team, Warriors in Pink, Ford Professional Women’s Network, Ford Hispanic Network, Ford Corporate Medical and Ford Employee Benefits.



Make a Difference: Diapers and Formula Needed in Southeast Michigan!
Updated Date :2/27/2014 7:30 AM
​DEARBORN - Go Further and help children in need by donating diapers and formula at a number of Ford locations in the Dearborn area. 



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



Employees React Positively to Ford’s $168 Million Investment in Ohio Assembly Plant
Updated Date :3/10/2014 11:09 AM
​AVON LAKE - Ford Motor Co. announced Friday it will invest $168 million into the Ohio Assembly Plant shifting production of the new 2016 F-650 and F-750 medium duty trucks from Mexico to the US.  The announcement was made before a crowd of nearly 800 plant workers, Ford and UAW officials, and other state and local representatives at the Northeast Ohio assembly plant.



Brad Keselowski Gives Mustang First NASCAR Nationwide Series Win of 2014
Updated Date :3/9/2014 5:20 PM
​LAS VEGAS — On Saturday, Brad Keselowski took the Ford Mustang to victory lane by winning the Boyd Gaming 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.



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



Weekly Top Stories: 3/7/14
Updated Date :3/5/2014 12:18 PM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for March 1-7, 2014.



Mexican Engineer Innovates Making Lighter Roof Tops
Updated Date :3/4/2014 8:28 AM
​HERMOSILLO, Mexico - Daily innovations require high-skilled talent willing to Go Further  and their efforts can make a big difference. This was the case of René Magadan, a Mexican engineer who participated in the concept behind the “Single Sided Laser Joining,” a laser that allows vehicle roof tops to melt in a single piece, making them lighter and more resistant, ensuring they meet all law requirements.



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



Thank You Ford Edge
Updated Date :2/28/2014 6:40 AM
​OAKVILLE - Recently we received a letter from a Ford Edge customer thanking the Oakville team for building the vehicle that protected him and his family in a car accident.  The customer said that he was very impressed and thankful for the attention to safety built into the vehicles produced here in Oakville.



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



FRAP, DCTC Partnership Honored for Community Efforts; Joint Education Program Earns State Excellence Award
Updated Date :3/6/2014 7:55 AM
​FLAT ROCK, Mich. - Skilled Trades Training Coordinator Jerry Devola loves his job, but one of his favorite things about working at Flat Rock Assembly Plant (FRAP) is the opportunity to help local high school students learn the ins-and-outs of his trade.



Mark Laneve Talks Digital with F.R.E.E.
Updated Date :3/6/2014 7:30 AM
​DETROIT - Risk takers, leaders, innovators - you can find them all at Ford Motor Company.



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



Mexico Introduces a Guaranteed Service Experience
Updated Date :3/4/2014 7:50 AM
MEXICO CITY - Although Ford of Mexico began this year’s operations with positive figures in the national automotive industry, the brand faces an increasingly competitive market in which consumers request quality products and services that provide confidence. Therefore, starting in 2014, Ford of Mexico proudly launched its new Guarantee Coverage program designed especially for auto parts installed by Ford Service centers.



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



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



February U.S. Sales Drop
Updated Date :3/4/2014 11:19 AM
​DEARBORN - F-Series hit a high note in February, marking the best February U.S. sales since 2006.



Louisville Named Ford Next Generation Learning Community
Updated Date :3/4/2014 6:28 AM
​LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Ford Motor Company Fund has named Louisville, Ky., as a Ford Next Generation Learning community, making the city and Jefferson County Public Schools part of a growing network of communities that are transforming public high schools into career-themed academies.



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



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



Best February on Record for Ford of Canada’s Fiesta and F-Series; Mustang Sales Soar
Updated Date :3/3/2014 11:20 AM
​OAKVILLE, Ont. – Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. experienced the best February on record for Ford Fiesta and F-Series. Overall, sales remained consistent with last February.



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



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



Super Bowl Campaign Drives New Fusion Shoppers with Help of Dealers and Employees
Updated Date :3/3/2014 9:21 AM
​DEARBORN - With the help of Ford dealers and employees, Ford’s ‘Nearly Double’ Super Bowl campaign not only increased Ford Fusion sales, but improved the favorable opinion of the brand. Kelly, and Thomais Zaremba, manager, Digital Marketing, both had intricate roles in developing the ‘Nearly Double’ campaign.  Take a look at their Q-and-A below to find out more. 



Weekly Top Stories: 2/28/14
Updated Date :2/28/2014 6:11 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for Feb. 22-28, 2014.



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



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



Ford Mustang Hero Car from Upcoming “Need for Speed” Movie Headed to Barrett-Jackson Auction Block
Updated Date :2/27/2014 11:28 AM
​WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A custom 2014 Ford Mustang GT starring in the new movie, “Need for Speed,” will be auctioned off for charity by Ford Motor Company at the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction on April 12.



The Ford Volunteer Corps Needs You to Go Further on the Upcoming Accelerated Action Day
Updated Date :2/27/2014 6:12 AM
​DEARBORN - Openings are NOW available through The Ford Volunteer Corps to participate in next Ford Accelerated Action Day in southeast Michigan on March 13.



Ford Interceptors on Full Display at LEP
Updated Date :2/27/2014 6:33 AM
​LIMA, Ohio – Dorothy knew exactly what she was talking about. There is truly no place like home and for the majority of folks working at Lima Engine Plant (LEP), Allen County is home.



The World's Best-Selling Nameplate Gets a Refresh; Highlights Importance in U.S. Market
Updated Date :2/27/2014 6:24 AM
​DEARBORN - Selling over 12 million units worldwide, the Ford Focus has been a leader in the small car segment since its launch in 1998. After being recognized as the world’s No. 1 selling nameplate for two years in a row, an all-new 2015 Focus 5-door was unveiled earlier this week at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.



#Fordie, the New #Selfie
Updated Date :2/26/2014 10:53 AM
​DEARBORN - What's a #Fordie?



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



Glen Wood Continues Streak of 68 Straight Years at Daytona
Updated Date :2/26/2014 9:18 AM
​DAYTONA, Fla. — On Thursday, Feb. 20 at Daytona International Speedway, Wood Brothers Racing was preparing the famed No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane NASCAR Sprint Cup car for the second of the two Budweiser Duels, but something, or more accurately someone, was missing.



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



Longest-Serving Congressional Representative John Dingell Announces Retirement
Updated Date :2/24/2014 1:06 PM
​DEARBORN - Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.), the longest-serving lawmaker in congressional history, will retire at the end of the 113th Congress.



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



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



World’s Best-Selling Nameplate Gets Even Better: Ford Reveals Sophisticated New Focus with 1.0-Liter EcoBoost
Updated Date :2/21/2014 5:02 PM
​DEARBORN – The 2015 Ford Focus, the world’s best-selling nameplate, is expected to hold onto this coveted title with a bold new look that emulates other recent Ford vehicle designs and more advanced technologies that improve driver comfort and safety.



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



Weekly Top Stories: 2/21/14
Updated Date :2/21/2014 6:20 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for Feb. 15-21, 2014.



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



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



Preserving History – Karsh Images Come Home to Windsor
Updated Date :2/18/2014 6:28 AM
​WINDSOR - Yousuf Karsh (1908 – 2002) is one of Canada’s best-known artists and considered one of the masters of 20th century photography. He’s renowned for his iconic images of Winston Churchill, Albert Einstein, Ernest Hemingway, as well as other heads of state and celebrities.  His photographs stand out as they draw the viewer in with an intimate and compassionate view of humanity.



Delivery Operating System Vital to Health of FPS
Updated Date :2/18/2014 6:43 AM
​DEARBORN - Think about the circulatory system in your body.  If the blood doesn’t flow properly and deliver the right amount of oxygen and nutrients to your system at the right time and in the right way, your body will not operate well and may shut down. 



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



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



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



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



Ford Motor Company’s Quick Lane Tire and Auto Center Opens 700th Store
Updated Date :2/17/2014 8:09 AM
​GRAPEVINE, Texas - Ford Motor Company has reached a significant milestone with its Quick Lane® Tire & Auto Center business, opening the 700th U.S. store in Texas.



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



2014 is the ‘Year of Traction’ for Ford Global Manufacturing
Updated Date :2/13/2014 3:16 PM
​DEARBORN - Three years ago, Ford began the process of redesigning the way that the company operates within all of its manufacturing facilities around the world. 



All-New 2015 F-150: The Reinvention of America’s Favorite Truck
Updated Date :2/14/2014 8:39 AM
​DEARBORN - Leaders don’t stand still. 



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



Weekly Top Stories: 2/14/14
Updated Date :2/14/2014 6:41 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for Feb. 8-14, 2014.



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



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



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



Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com names Ford Flex a Best Family Car of 2014
Updated Date :2/14/2014 6:23 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Flex has been recognized as one of the best family cars for 2014 by Kelley Blue Book.



UAW Local 249 Hosts Food Drive to Assist Several Local Charities
Updated Date :2/11/2014 10:56 AM
​CLAYCOMO, Mo. - On a cold Friday in December, with a bountiful donation from UAW Ford National Program Center and UAW Vice President Jimmy Settles, the people of UAW Local 249 helped Kansas City families with a food drive.



Company Leadership Recognizes Strong Efforts of SSBCs
Updated Date :2/12/2014 8:15 PM
​DEARBORN - On Feb. 4, Safety and Security Building Chairs (SSBCs), representing over two dozen North American Product Development locations, were treated to a recognition luncheon hosted by Raj Nair, group vice president, Global Product Development and Moray Callum, vice president, Design.



Middle East Customer Relationship Center Moves to Dearborn
Updated Date :2/13/2014 11:26 AM
​DEARBORN – Rapidly increasing sales in the Middle East and elsewhere prompted Ford to closely examine the service received by customers and potential customers. In order to better meet their needs and provide the best possible assistance, a formerly Middle East-focused customer relationship center was moved from Dubai to Dearborn.



New Online Resource Helps Manage Pension Benefit
Updated Date :2/14/2014 9:47 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford is pleased to announce the availability of MyFordPenPay (My Ford Pension Payment), a new online resource available directly through myfordbenefits.com that allows you to view and print your monthly pension statement and year-end tax forms. The site also includes features that can help you minimize — or even eliminate — paper records, because everything you’ll need to manage your pension benefit will be available online.



Ford Concludes GRP Lump-Sum Payment Offering
Updated Date :2/14/2014 9:52 AM
​DEARBORN - In December 2013, Ford concluded its one-time, voluntary lump sum opportunity offered to 95,000 General Retirement Plan (GRP) retirees, surviving beneficiaries and vested former employees. About 35,000 participants elected the lump sum, totaling approximately $4.2 billion in payments.



Ford Volunteers Recognized for Outstanding Community Service
Updated Date :2/10/2014 9:05 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Motor Company was recognized by Forgotten Harvest as a member of the Rescue Team for outstanding achievement in volunteer work during 2013.



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




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



Ford Most-Awarded Brand in U.S. News & World Report Best Cars for the Money
Updated Date :2/12/2014 10:04 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford took home the most awards of any domestic automaker and any single brand, owning four categories in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 Best Cars for the Money.



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



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



MAP Generosity Continues to Help Community Children
Updated Date :2/7/2014 5:40 AM
​WAYNE, Mich. - With art in schools becoming somewhat of a distant memory, sometimes it is difficult for children to experience all that it has to offer.



Happy Hug a Tall Person Day
Updated Date :2/11/2014 9:35 AM
​DEARBORN - The functional and fun Ford Transit Connect Wagon, endorsed by Tall Clubs International as the perfect vehicle for the “vertically gifted,” wishes tall friends across the globe a Happy Hug a Tall Person Day!



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



New Ford Talent Center Brings Added Dimension to Recruitment
Updated Date :2/6/2014 7:34 PM
​DEARBORN - Ford recently opened a new facility in Southeast Michigan designed to enhance the recruitment process and attract top talent to work for the company.



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





MotorWeek Names Fiesta ST Best Subcompact Car
Updated Date :2/10/2014 7:16 AM
​DEARBORN - The 2014 Ford Fiesta ST’s combination of power, reliability and innovation has earned it another accolade – MotorWeek’s Drivers’ Choice Award for Best Subcompact Car. The European-style five-door Fiesta ST “packs a potent performance punch,” said MotorWeek, citing the car’s 197-horsepower 1.6-liter EcoBoost® engine and a “lowered suspension that carries the goods through corners.”



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



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



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



Weekly Top Stories: 2/7/14
Updated Date :2/7/2014 6:10 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for Feb. 1-7, 2014.



Smart Performance and Preparation Makes Ford Mustang More Than a Fair-Weather Friend
Updated Date :2/6/2014 7:17 PM
​DEARBORN - Recent winter weather conditions would prompt most sports car drivers to put their ride up on blocks until spring. Not Chris Hall, proud owner of a 2014 Ford Mustang MCA Edition.



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



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



LEP Receives Chamber’s Circle of Influence Award
Updated Date :2/4/2014 7:54 AM
​LIMA, Ohio – For over half a century, the Ford plant that sits on Bible Rd. in Allen County has been quietly growing and expanding. In 1958, the plant’s first full year of production, approximately 1,000 Lima Engine Plant (LEP) employees produced just over 160,000 engines.



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



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



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



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



Ford’s January U.S. Sales Freeze as Harsh Winter Takes its Toll
Updated Date :2/4/2014 6:23 AM
​DEARBORN - The extraordinarily harsh winter weather that gripped the majority of the nation throughout the month of January with record snowfalls and subzero temperatures put vehicle shopping into a deep freeze, according to Ford U.S. Sales Analyst Erich Merkle.



Canadian-Built Ford Edge Sales Up in January
Updated Date :2/3/2014 12:31 PM
​OAKVILLE, Ont. – Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. is looking forward to an exciting year with 16 vehicle launches in North America in 2014, including the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 and Mustang, triple the number of vehicles launched in 2013. In January, Canadian-built vehicles Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX and MKT enjoyed a strong month. Ford of Canada sales were down 10 per cent in January.



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



North American Emergency Information Hotline (800-603-FORD) Operates to Inform Employees
Updated Date :1/31/2014 8:26 AM
​DEARBORN - Throughout the year, regardless of the season, various high-risk situations have the potential of impacting the company workplace and workforce, which is why Ford provides an emergency information hotline to keep employees safe, aware and informed during such crucial times.



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



Ford Teams Up with Wayne State University to Speed Mentor Engineering Students
Updated Date :2/3/2014 6:44 AM
​DETROIT - Wayne State University’s Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and Ford Motor Company’s Women In Manufacturing (WIM) groups joined together for Wayne State University College of Engineering’s first annual Speed Mentoring Event on Thursday, Jan. 23.



Weekly Top Stories: 1/31/14
Updated Date :1/30/2014 11:53 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for Jan. 25, 2014 - Jan. 31, 2014.



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



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



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



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



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



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



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




Ford Chinese Association Celebrates ‘Year of the Horse,’ and the Ford Mustang
Updated Date :1/28/2014 8:46 AM
​DEARBORN - The Ford Chinese Association (FCA) celebrated the Year of the Horse, and the year of the Ford Mustang, at the annual Chinese New Year celebration on Jan. 16, 2014.  Ford executives, FCA members and friends were among the 370 guests who attended the event held at the Dearborn Inn in Dearborn, Mich. 



Detroit Free Press Honors Ford Motor Company Leaders
Updated Date :1/29/2014 6:40 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford continued to further its reputation as a leading innovator in the automotive industry by claiming three of this year’s Detroit Free Press Automotive Leadership Awards.



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



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



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



Ford of Canada Launches New Warranties, Strengthens and Increases Offerings
Updated Date :1/24/2014 10:56 PM
​OAKVILLE – Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited announced today the launch of a new warranty on Genuine Ford and Motorcraft service parts and Ford Genuine Accessories for 24 months or unlimited distance from time of purchase or installation on cars and light trucks. The company is also announcing today a new 36 months unlimited distance for new and remanufactured gas engines and transmission assemblies. The new warranties are effective Feb. 1, 2014.



Ford, Lincoln Dealers Give Communities $89 Million in 2013
Updated Date :1/25/2014 3:58 PM
​DEARBORN - Ford and Lincoln dealers gave approximately $89 million to local causes and nonprofits in communities across the United States in 2013, according to Ford Motor Company’s annual Survey on Dealer Giving.



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



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



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



Video: Ford F-150 Walk Around
Updated Date :1/27/2014 10:41 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Truck Marketing Manager Doug Scott and Chief Designer Gordon Platto give a walk around description of the all-new F-150’s features.



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



Weekly Top Stories: 1/24/14
Updated Date :1/24/2014 6:49 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for Jan. 17, 2014 - Jan. 24, 2014.



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



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



David Schoch Updates F.R.E.E. Group
Updated Date :1/23/2014 12:47 PM
​DETROIT - At Ford Motor Company the employees and alumni are the wheels behind every cutting-edge innovation and global strategy that keeps the company in motion.



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



Ford EcoBoost Power Ready for Start of 2014 United SportsCar Championship Season in Daytona
Updated Date :1/22/2014 8:27 PM
​DEARBORN – In a great example of technology transfer, Ford Racing will debut its 3.5-liter EcoBoost in the TUDOR United SportsCar Series this weekend. On the eve of Ford Motor Company’s twin-turbo V-6 making its endurance racing start at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, Ford Racing’s Jamie Allison answered five questions about preparations for the ultimate American endurance race.



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



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



Mark Fields Delivers Keynote Speech at 38th Annual Automotive News World Congress
Updated Date :1/22/2014 11:54 AM
​DETROIT - Ford Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields discussed the growth of the global automotive industry and how Ford is responding to changing customer demographics when he delivered the keynote address at the 2014 Automotive News World Congress the evening of Jan. 14 at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center in Detroit.



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



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



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



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



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



First Retail Unit 2015 Ford Mustang GT Fastback Sells for $300,000 at Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale
Updated Date :1/20/2014 4:12 PM
​SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – At Barrett-Jackson Auction Company’s sale in Scottsdale, Ariz., a car collector and North Texas Ford dealer, Sam Pack, paid $300,000 to have the first retail production unit of the all-new 2015 Mustang GT when it goes on sale this fall. This purchase helped Ford Motor Company increase its charity vehicle sales to more than $3.5 million for JDRF, the leading diabetes research organization and a Ford partner since 1983.



Ford Recognized with Several Awards During NAIAS
Updated Date :1/20/2014 5:25 PM
​DETROIT - With all eyes on Detroit during press and industry preview days at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), many industry organizations use this backdrop to dole out annual awards to the brightest and best within the automotive industry. This year, Ford received several awards from industry notables including Cars.com, the Eyes on Design organization, Polk and WardsAuto.



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



Start Your Engines: The All-New Ford Mustang Makes It’s Canadian Debut at the Montréal Auto Show
Updated Date :1/18/2014 1:30 PM
​MONTREAL - Ladies and gentleman start your engines – the Montréal Auto Show kicked-off another exciting auto show season with a roar as the all-new Ford Mustang made its Canadian debut, along with the all-new Lincoln MKC. Building on Ford of Canada’s sales leadership, and successes in the important Québec market, the Montréal Auto Show helps Ford to set the stage for an aggressive year of growth in 2014.



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



Weekly Top Stories: 1/17/14
Updated Date :1/15/2014 11:21 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for Jan. 11 - Jan. 17, 2014.



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



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



NAIAS Competitive Product Video Tour
Updated Date :1/16/2014 5:59 PM
​DETROIT - Each year, @Ford tours the North American International Auto Show with a Ford executive to share impressions on what the competition brought to the show.



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



Massachusetts Ford Dealer Gives Back to Community in Big Way
Updated Date :1/16/2014 11:01 AM
​MENDON, Mass. - Kevin Meehan, owner of Imperial Ford in Mendon, Massachusetts, recently donated $5 million to the Milford Regional Medical Center in his community to help fund the expansion of its emergency room and intensive care unit.



Nearly 1,000 New Hires Start Work at Kansas City Assembly Plant to Launch All-New Ford Transit; Ford Hires 175 More
Updated Date :1/16/2014 5:55 AM
​KANSAS CITY - Ford this week begins welcoming nearly 1,000 new employees at its Kansas City Assembly Plant to prepare for the launch of the all-new Ford Transit that goes on sale in the United States this summer.



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



Ford and Its Tier 1 Suppliers Source More Than $10 Million from MEDC Matchmaking Summit
Updated Date :1/15/2014 6:10 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford and its Tier 1 suppliers awarded $10.4 million in contracts to Michigan-based companies through the 2013 Pure Michigan Business Connect Ford Matchmaking Summit.



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



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



2014 NAIAS Coverage
Updated Date :1/14/2014 8:01 AM
​DETROIT - Check out what Ford is showing at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) and the media coverage.  Click on the images below to get all of the details on the news being announced. This page will be continually updated throughout the week to provide you the latest Ford news from NAIAS.



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



Advanced 2.7-Liter EcoBoost with Auto Start-Stop Brings New Capability and Efficiency to Next Ford F-150
Updated Date :1/14/2014 6:28 AM
​DETROIT – Ford, America’s truck leader, is expanding its industry-leading range of powerful and efficient powertrains with the addition of an all-new 2.7-liter EcoBoost® with standard Auto Start-Stop engineered specifically for the next-generation Ford F-150.



Ford Uses High-Strength Steel Plus High-Strength, Aluminum Alloys on Toughest F-150 Ever
Updated Date :1/14/2014 6:33 AM
​DETROIT - The all-new Ford F-150 brings a new meaning to Built Ford Tough, with cutting-edge materials and an industry-first frame design, making the truck tougher and more efficient than ever.



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



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



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



Ford NAIAS Event Uses Cutting-Edge Tech, Creativity to Tell Product Story
Updated Date :1/12/2014 11:31 PM
​DETROIT – Before being revealed to media during the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Monday, the all-new Ford F-150 roared its way into Joe Louis Arena stage, introducing Ford employees, retirees as well as family and friends to the next generation of Built Ford Tough during the fourth annual NAIAS  Employee Preview event.



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



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



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



Weekly Top Stories: 1/10/14
Updated Date :1/10/2014 6:46 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for Jan. 3, 2014 - Jan. 10, 2014.



ChEP Achieves Four Millionth Engine Milestone
Updated Date :1/8/2014 1:40 PM
​CHIHUAHUA, Mexico - Since its opening back in 1983, Chihuahua Engine Plant (ChEP) has been recognized as an innovative center committed to manufacturing top-quality products that supply power for several Ford vehicles. Through its three decades history, ChEP has been at the center of success stories, each of them delivering a very special mark in Ford around the globe.



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



New Emergency Info Category Added to the @FordNews App
Updated Date :1/8/2014 1:24 PM
​DEARBORN - We are excited to introduce a new way for you to receive timely information about our company with the launch our @FordNews app. In addition, for anyone already signed up, we have also added a new 'Emergency Info' category.



Charge Up Your Home: Ford Motor Company’s MyEnergi Lifestyle 2.0 Adds Energy Storage to Increase Savings
Updated Date :1/8/2014 12:39 PM
​LAS VEGAS – One year after its introduction, Ford Motor Company’s novel MyEnergi Lifestyle® is showing how homeowners can save money on appliances and fuel through energy-efficient living. Now, MyEnergi Lifestyle 2.0 looks to raise the savings by helping homeowners store their own energy.



Mexican Ingenuity Goes Further to Improve Design Process, Reduce Costs
Updated Date :1/3/2014 7:22 AM
​MEXICO CITY - When a vehicle's gas tank is half-filled and the car slows down, stops, turns or suddenly moves , the fuel inside the tank splashes, causing non-desirable effects such as noises, impact in the tank’s walls, wrong fuel indicators, etc.



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




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



Parkopedia Launches In-Car, Voice-Activated Parking Spot Discovery App for Ford SYNC AppLink
Updated Date :1/6/2014 8:53 PM
​LAS VEGAS – Parkopedia®, the leading parking information provider with more than 28 million parking spots listed, announces an app compatible with the Ford SYNC® AppLink™ in-car connectivity system. Using the AppLink interface, drivers will be able to locate available nearby parking spots and get pricing information through simple voice commands, eliminating the need to touch their mobile phone while driving.



Parkmobile App to Add Ford SYNC AppLink Compatibility So Drivers Can Pay for Parking on the Go
Updated Date :1/6/2014 8:33 PM
​LAS VEGAS – Parkmobile, a leading provider of services that enable users to pay for parking from their smartphones, has announced its app will soon be compatible with the Ford SYNC® in-car connectivity system. Using the SYNC AppLink™ interface, drivers will be able to pay for a parking space with an on-file credit or debit card, eliminating the need to touch their mobile phone while driving.



ADT Pulse Customers to Access Home and Business Security Systems Using Ford SYNC AppLink
Updated Date :1/6/2014 8:37 PM
​LAS VEGAS – Leading security provider ADT® today announces its Pulse app will be compatible with the Ford SYNC® in-car connectivity system. Using the SYNC AppLink™ interface, drivers will be able to arm and disarm their security system, make sure doors and windows are closed, and take other steps to ensure the security of their property using simple voice commands.



Domino’s Pizza, Ford Unveil Latest Ordering App Innovation Using SYNC AppLink System
Updated Date :1/6/2014 8:41 PM
​LAS VEGAS – Domino’s Pizza® and Ford Motor Company not only share the same backyard in the Detroit area, but also a belief in the importance of innovation.



Gracenote Powers First-Ever Voice-Activated, Mood-Based Music Listening for Ford SYNC AppLink Users
Updated Date :1/6/2014 8:49 PM
​LAS VEGAS – Using the Ford SYNC® AppLink™ API, Gracenote developers are providing drivers a unique way to rock out to music to match their mood – using simple voice commands with the HABU Music App. The latest HABU Music App software update will be available later this month.



Ford Ends 2013 on a High Sales Note
Updated Date :1/6/2014 9:12 PM
​DEARBORN - Ford ended 2013 on a high note, eclipsing Toyota brand vehicle sales by 450,000 units and reclaiming the title of America’s best-selling vehicle brand for the fourth year in a row.



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



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



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



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



Ford is Top-Selling Automaker in Canada for the Fourth Consecutive Year; Breaks 17-Year Record
Updated Date :1/3/2014 11:35 AM
​OAKVILLE – Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. finished 2013 as the top-selling manufacturer in the industry for the fourth consecutive year, marking the best year of sales since 1997. The popular Ford F-Series maintained leadership as the best-selling pickup in Canada for the 48th consecutive year, as well as the best-selling vehicle in Canada for the fourth year in-a-row.



Weekly Top Stories: 1/3/14
Updated Date :1/3/2014 7:34 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for Dec. 28, 2013 - Jan. 3, 2014.



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



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



Journalists Experience Ford’s Obstacle Avoidance Technology Firsthand
Updated Date :1/3/2014 6:33 AM
​DEARBORN - Journalists from throughout the United States recently were invited to Ford’s Dearborn Development Center (DCC) test track in Dearborn, Mich., to experience Ford’s Advanced Obstacle Avoidance System firsthand.  This was the first time Ford has demonstrated the obstacle avoidance system in a Ford Focus in North America.



Ford of Mexico Take local High Schools a Step Further with Volunteer Efforts
Updated Date :1/3/2014 7:16 AM
​MEXICO CITY - Committed to the Go Further spirit, Ford of Mexico employees are constantly looking for new ways to help underprivileged communities. This time, members of the STA and STA electric areas organized activities to improve the facilities of two high schools located in communities near Mexico City.



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



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



Emerging Market Services News and Information
Updated Date :2/20/2014 11:56 AM
News and information about Ford's export operations and global growth initiatives.​



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



From Our Plants (NA)
Updated Date :2/20/2014 1:18 PM
​News and information from Ford's North American manufacturing sites.



Ford Collaborates with the Henry Ford Museum to Digitize History, Make Available Online
Updated Date :12/19/2013 6:22 AM
​DEARBORN - On Sept. 20, 1945, Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motor Company, wrote his letter of resignation to his board of directors, which states: “I hereby resign the office of president of this company, to take effect upon acceptance.”



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



Weekly Top Stories: 12/27/13
Updated Date :12/27/2013 10:47 AM
​​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for Dec. 20 - Dec. 27, 2013.



A New Ford Mustang for Christmas
Updated Date :12/27/2013 10:39 AM
​DEARBORN – Images of new cars sitting in a snowy driveway wrapped in a big red bow have long been a staple of automotive advertising this time of year. But unlike those marketing scenarios, this is the true story of a 16-year-old boy who got a very special Ford Mustang for Christmas in 1964.



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



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



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



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



2013 UAW Commercial - Hear, See, Speak
Updated Date :12/19/2013 12:56 PM
DEARBORN - Recently, the UAW produced a commercial that aired during Monday night football about buying American. The commercial featured workers from Ford, GM and Chrysler and part of it was filmed at Ford’s Flat Rock Assembly Plant.



Ford Celebrates another Successful Year of Operation Good Cheer
Updated Date :12/17/2013 7:02 AM
​DEARBORN - Each year, Ford Volunteer Corps takes great pride in bringing Operation Good Cheer to Ford Motor Company, a volunteer Christmas gift-giving program, sponsored by Child and Family Services, Inc.



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



Huston-Tillotson University Wins Ford Community Challenge Competition
Updated Date :12/20/2013 6:32 AM
​AUSTIN, Texas - Imagine living in a 33-square-foot, fully functioning dumpster complete with running water, toilet, shower, bed and solar-generated electricity.  Sounds far-fetched?  This unique proposal earned Huston-Tillotson University, of Austin, Texas, the top prize in the Ford Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Community Challenge Competition held recently at Ford World Headquarters.



Weekly Top Stories: 12/20/13
Updated Date :12/19/2013 11:13 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for Dec. 14 - Dec. 20, 2013.



Alan Mulally Speaks to FREE Group
Updated Date :12/19/2013 1:33 PM
​DETROIT - Alan Mulally visited the Ford Retired Engineering Executives club’s annual holiday meeting for the seventh year running.



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



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



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



Ford Accelerates Efforts to Improve Fuel Economy and Driver Technology
Updated Date :12/17/2013 2:55 PM
​DEARBORN - Ford Motor Company, by expanding auto start-stop technology to 70 percent of its vehicles in North America over the next four years, will enable customers to both reduce their impact on the environment as well as achieve better fuel economy with their vehicles.



Ford Land’s Corporate Crossings Building Earns Top Honor
Updated Date :12/17/2013 7:23 AM
​DEARBORN – Ford Land’s Corporate Crossings building in Dearborn has been awarded The Office Building of the Year award (TOBY) from the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Metro Detroit chapter.



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



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



FRAP, WEP Employees Attend All-New Mustang Reveal in Dearborn
Updated Date :12/12/2013 6:03 AM
​DEARBORN - Last week, Flat Rock Assembly (FRAP) and Windsor Engine Plant (WEP) employees attended  the Conference and Event Center (CEC) for the long-awaited reveal of the all-new Ford Mustang.



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



Coaching Ford Employees through Changing Times
Updated Date :12/13/2013 10:50 AM
​MEXICO CITY - As a result of the hectic pace of everyday life, people often encounter numerous challenges that put their skills and experiences to test. Taking this into account, the latest edition of the FoM WoMen seminar held in Mexico City, addressed practical recommendations that Ford employees could use to reach their personal and professional goals.



Export & Growth Employees Warm Children’s Hearts and Soles
Updated Date :12/14/2013 12:44 PM
​DEARBORN – Children in several southeastern Michigan communities will enjoy a brighter holiday season and be a bit warmer this winter because of a helping hand from Ford Export and Growth (E&G) employees.



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



President of The Americas Speaks to FREE Alumni Group
Updated Date :12/13/2013 10:41 AM
​DETROIT - Built on Henry Ford’s vision to open highways for all mankind, Ford Motor Company is comprised of a team of the best and brightest technology leaders who carry Ford’s vision along the way with every innovation and implementation.



Weekly Top Stories: 12/13/13
Updated Date :12/13/2013 6:35 AM
​​​​​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for Dec. 7. - Dec. 13, 2013.



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



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



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



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



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



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



FAIA Marks 17th Year of Service to Ford and Indian Community
Updated Date :12/10/2013 6:51 AM
​DEARBORN - The Ford Asian Indian Association (FAIA)* held its annual banquet Nov. 7 at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center in Dearborn. 



Ford Veteran’s Network Group Welcomes Heroes Home
Updated Date :12/10/2013 1:44 PM
​DEARBORN - The Ford Veteran’s Network Group recently held its annual Veteran’s Day Celebration to commemorate the extraordinary contributions made by past and present military members who have served our country.  Ford Motor Company executives, dignitaries, military families and Ford employees attended the event held at Ford World Headquarters.



Ford Volunteer Corps Serves Meals, Delivers Food to Hungry Residents
Updated Date :12/10/2013 6:33 AM
​DEARBORN - More than 600 Ford employees helped create a better world by working on food delivery projects at more than three dozen nonprofit locations. Teams of Ford volunteers prepared and served meals at soup kitchens and senior centers, packed food boxes and stocked shelves at food banks, veteran’s organizations and homeless shelters, and made deliveries of fresh and nonperishable food to men, women and children.



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



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



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



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



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



Weekly Top Stories: 12/6/13
Updated Date :12/5/2013 10:30 AM
​​​​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for Nov. 30 - Dec. 6, 2013.



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



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



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



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



Mustang Reveal Complete Coverage
Updated Date :12/2/2013 12:07 PM
​DEARBORN - Check out coverage of the all-new Ford Mustang. Click on the images to see photos, videos and media coverage.



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



Edge Concept in Detail: @Ford Interviews Designer Kevin George
Updated Date :12/4/2013 6:24 PM
​DEARBORN - Last month, the 2013 Los Angeles International Auto Show served as the platform for the debut of the Ford Edge Concept, the company's vision for a sleeker, sportier, more fuel-efficient next-generation global-utility vehicle.



Fusion, Fiesta and F-Series Rev Up November U.S. Sales
Updated Date :12/4/2013 9:43 AM
​DEARBORN - The Ford Fusion, Fiesta and F-Series trucks helped drive the company’s November U.S. retail sales up 9 percent over last year, making it our best November retail sales performance since 2004.



Ford of Canada November Sales Increase on the Strength of Cars and Electrified Vehicles
Updated Date :12/3/2013 2:26 PM
​OAKVILLE — Ford Motor Company of Canada Ltd. sales increased one per cent this month, continuing sales leadership for the month and year-to-date, powered by cars, which increased six per cent, and electrified vehicles. The sales increase marked Ford of Canada’s best November since 2002.



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



Ford Motor Company Congratulates Grupo Viamar on its 50th Anniversary
Updated Date :12/3/2013 6:21 AM
​DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – As Ford Motor Company celebrates the 150th birthday of its founder, the Villanueva family is marking 50 years of what has become an automotive empire in the Dominican Republic – Grupo Viamar.



UAW and Ford Roll Out Child Safety Program in Plant Communities Across the United States
Updated Date :11/27/2013 11:51 AM
​DEARBORN – UAW-Ford is joining forces with the American Football Coaches Association’s (AFCA) National Child Identification Program to distribute inkless fingerprint ID kits to tens of thousands of families in communities across the country.



Third Annual Ford Winter Coat and Jacket Drive
Updated Date :12/2/2013 7:52 AM
​DEARBORN - The third-annual Ford Coat Drive in partnership with the Salvation Army Help to help keep kids warm this winter will begin Dec. 2 and continue through Dec. 10.



Weekly Top Stories: 11/29/13
Updated Date :11/27/2013 11:59 AM
​​​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for Nov. 23-29, 2013.



Celebrating Mexican Mechanics
Updated Date :11/26/2013 9:06 AM
​MEXICO CITY - Auto mechanics are an essential part of our business. Motorcraft and Ford of Mexico are well aware of this and organized an over-the-top celebration as a token of appreciation for the work of the Mexican mechanics as well as their preference for Motorcraft auto parts.



Operation Good Cheer – Santa’s Helpers Needed
Updated Date :11/27/2013 7:31 AM
​DEARBORN - Operation Good Cheer began 42 years ago when a group of Ford Motor Company employees in Dearborn donated gifts for 66 children in Michigan foster care facilities. Since then the program has grown to include thousands of children, and this year you can help us make more holiday dreams come true.



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



Ford, UAW Local 862 Build Retreat for Veteran’s
Updated Date :11/19/2013 7:02 AM
​CORYDON, Ind. - In September, as many were busy adjusting to cooler temps and the back-to-school routine, workers and leadership from UAW Local 862 and Ford Motor Company were placing finishing touches on a brand new country retreat built to provide solace to veteran’s, first responders and their families.



FHN Places Second on USHCC Latino ERG Corporate Challenge
Updated Date :11/26/2013 8:50 AM
​CHICAGO - On Sept., 15, 2013, The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) hosted its fourth annual Latino Employee Resource Group Summit and Corporate Challenge in Chicago, Ill. The Ford Hispanic Network (FHN) was honored to be named a finalist.



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



Ford Prepares for Online Rush Led by F-150 Shoppers This Holiday Weekend
Updated Date :11/26/2013 7:42 AM
​DEARBORN - This weekend is known as the start to holiday shopping. What may be less known is that Ford also expects foot and screen traffic to increase as customers research new auto purchases online and service their current vehicles at dealers across the country.



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



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



Ford Plants Honored to Host Operation Raptor, Veterans
Updated Date :11/25/2013 7:39 AM
​DEARBORN - Veterans Day was just a couple of weeks ago, but the pride and honor of Ford employees who are veterans showed recently when a specially painted Raptor pickup made the rounds of three southeast Michigan plants.  “Operation Raptor” kicked off a two-year tour of America by visiting Romeo Engine, Dearborn Truck (DTP) and Dearborn Tool and Die (DTD).



Ford Motor Company and Mustang Club of America to Mark 50 Years of Mustang with Twin Birthday Celebrations
Updated Date :11/24/2013 6:23 PM
​DEARBORN - The celebration of 50 years of Ford Mustang will be so large Ford Motor Company and theMustang Club of America plan to simultaneously hold it at two locations from April 16 through April 20, 2014. Open to everyone, not just Mustang owners and MCA members, the event will be held at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. and at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas.



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



Weekly Top Stories: 11/22/13
Updated Date :11/20/2013 8:20 AM
​​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for Nov. 16-22, 2013.



Ford Awards New Vehicles to Winners of ‘Auto Remedio’ and Idol Puerto Rico
Updated Date :11/21/2013 5:13 PM
​SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Ford Puerto Rico awarded the winner of its “Auto Remedio” contest a new Ford Escape equipped with the latest technology, including Active Park Assist, hands-free liftgate and the fuel-efficient Ecoboost engine.



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



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



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



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



Profile of Bill Coughlin: Automation Alley Entrepreneur of the Year
Updated Date :11/12/2013 7:57 PM
​DEARBORN - Bill Coughlin, president and CEO of Ford Global Technologies, is a self-described believer that nice guys can be successful – even in a tough business like the automotive industry.



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



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



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



Ford Employees will be the First to See the All-New Ford Float
Updated Date :11/19/2013 9:54 AM
​DEARBORN - Detroit’s 87th annual Thanksgiving Day parade will feature an all-new, spectacular Ford Motor Company float – and you are invited to join Bill Ford at WHQ on Monday, Nov. 25, at 11:30 a.m. for the unveiling. You can enjoy chili, hot chocolate and the excitement of being one of the first to see the new float.



Agribition! Canadian Public, Media Get Their First Look at the 2015 Ford Super Duty
Updated Date :11/19/2013 6:43 AM
​REGINA, Canada - In the heart of truck country lays a small but mighty faction of loyal Ford families. Grandparents bought Fords, parents own them and the kids are learning about them. The Canadian prairies put Ford trucks to the test on construction sites and farms, towing logs and horse trailers. What the province of Saskatchewan lacks in population, it makes up for in toughness and work ethic.



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



Mustang Technical Specifications
Updated Date :11/19/2013 6:17 AM
​DEARBORN - Over the nearly 50 year history of Ford Mustang, while the basic front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, four-seat configuration has remained a constant, almost everything else has changed from generation to generation.



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



Shawn Thompson Named Marketing Executive of the Year
Updated Date :11/14/2013 7:52 AM
​DEARBORN - Recently, Target Market News, a marketing and media trade publication targeted to African-American consumers, named Shawn Thompson, manager, Ford Multicultural Marketing, its Marketing Executive of the Year. Thompson will be recognized along with seven other honorees at the TMN annual Marketing to African Americans with Excellence (MAAX) awards ceremony taking place in Chicago Nov. 22.



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



Ford Racing Weekend Results - 11/15/2013
Updated Date :11/18/2013 7:03 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekend racing results for Nov. 15-17.



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



Weekly Top Stories: 11/15/13
Updated Date :11/12/2013 11:36 PM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for Nov. 9-15, 2013.



Ford DI and CAE Announce 2013 Executive Award Winners
Updated Date :11/14/2013 9:30 AM
​DEARBORN – Several members of the Ford Digital Innovation and Computer Aided Engineering teams were recognized last week for their outstanding contributions to furthering quality in the product development process.



Ford Marketing Manager Recognized on Mobile Marketer Smart Women List
Updated Date :11/14/2013 8:03 AM
​DEARBORN - Mobile Marketer’s Mobile Women to Watch 2014 list honors smart women executives who are set to make a difference in mobile advertising, marketing, media and commerce in 2014. Ford is proud that Digital Marketing Manager Trisha Habucke has been recognized by Mobile Marketer for this honor.



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



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



Change Starts Here. It Starts With Us
Updated Date :11/12/2013 9:51 PM
​OAKVILLE - For years the United Way has helped bring people and resources together to help strengthen communities across Canada.  Change Starts Here is the call to action for the United Way – a statement that inspires, engages people, and helps make them passionate about creating healthy communities.



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



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



Volunteers Needed for Holiday Meals on Wheels
Updated Date :11/12/2013 9:49 AM
​DETROIT - The Detroit Area Agency on Aging needs volunteers to help pack and deliver 6,000 holiday meals to homebound seniors in Detroit, Hamtramck, Highland Park, Harper Woods and the Grosse Pointes.  Cold packing will be done at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27 and hot meal packing takes place at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28. 



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



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



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



Ford Racing Weekend Results - 11/8/2013
Updated Date :11/11/2013 6:48 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekend racing results for Nov. 8-10.



Weekly Top Stories: 11/8/13
Updated Date :11/7/2013 9:34 AM
DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for Nov. 2-8, 2013.



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



Mark Fields Speaks to FREE Alumni Group
Updated Date :11/5/2013 10:43 AM
​DEARBORN - More than 110 years after Ford Motor Company was founded, the company’s vision remains the same as the team works as One Ford; working together as a lean, global enterprise for automotive leadership.



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



World Headquarters Event Invites Employees to Honor Veterans
Updated Date :10/28/2013 6:08 AM
​DEARBORN - The Veteran’s Networking Group would like to invite Ford employees to honor Ford military veterans and family members at its Veteran’s Day celebration, Nov. 14, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. until noon in the world headquarters auditorium. 



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



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



Snakebit at SEMA: Gene Simmons, Shannon Tweed Unveil Custom 1956 Ford F-100, to Be Auctioned for Charity in 2014
Updated Date :11/5/2013 9:45 AM
​LAS VEGAS – Snakebit, a custom 1956 Ford F-100 with styling cues that salute the great Shelby Mustangs, was unveiled today by KISS bassist Gene Simmons and his wife, actress Shannon Tweed, as part of Ford Motor Company’s display at the Specialty Equipment Market Association show at Las Vegas Convention Center.



Indmar Marine Engines Now Built Ford Tough: Indmar and Ford Announce Engine Supply Agreement at SEMA
Updated Date :11/5/2013 10:09 AM
​LAS VEGAS – Ford Motor Company will re-enter the marine market in an agreement with Indmar Marine Engines, the world’s largest privately held manufacturer of gasoline inboard marine engines.



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



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



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



Event Honors Achievements of Ford Digital Innovation and CAE Teams
Updated Date :11/4/2013 8:01 PM
​DEARBORN - On Thursday, Nov. 7, the latest and greatest pioneering projects from both the Ford’s Digital Innovation and the CAE departments will be on display in the PDC showroom as the groups come together to celebrate their annual awards event.



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



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



Ford Motor Company Launches New Warranty for Ford Genuine and Motorcraft Parts
Updated Date :11/4/2013 6:56 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Motor Company announced today the launch of a new warranty on Ford Genuine and Motorcraft service parts for unlimited mileage for 24 months from time of purchase or installation.



Ford Product Specialists Rev Up for Auto Show Season
Updated Date :10/10/2013 7:58 AM
​DEARBORN - It’s that time of year . . . Auto show season is starting up again and Ford is preparing 100 product specialists to staff the more than 75 events that will take place between now and spring throughout the U.S. and Canada.



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



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



Ford Racing Weekend Results - 11/1/2013
Updated Date :11/4/2013 6:26 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekend racing results for Nov. 1-3.



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



Weekly Top Stories: 11/1/13
Updated Date :10/31/2013 1:08 PM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories for Oct. 26- Nov. 1, 2013.



Ford Achieves Best October U.S. Retail Sales Since 2004; Multiple Performance Records Set
Updated Date :11/1/2013 8:48 AM
​DEARBORN – Ford Motor Company’s October U.S. total sales of 191,985 vehicles rose 14 percent over a year ago. Retail sales are up 15 percent, at 142,487 vehicles. It is the company’s best October retail sales performance since 2004.



Automobile Journalists Association of Canada TestFest by the Numbers
Updated Date :10/31/2013 7:41 AM
​OAKVILLE - Just last week, members of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) got together for TestFest, the annual evaluation event for the Canadian Car of the Year Awards. 



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



Cruisin' Mustang Alley
Updated Date :10/31/2013 6:11 AM
​FERNDALE, Mich. - For more than half a century, summertime in Detroit has meant cruising season when drivers hit the streets in their favorite rides. In mid-August Ford takes over a major chunk of the city of Ferndale, Michigan for Mustang Alley where pony cars of every vintage are gathered so their owners can show off and swap stories.



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



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



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



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



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



Essex Engine Receives Environmental Leadership Award
Updated Date :10/28/2013 6:22 AM
​WINDSOR, Canada - The Essex Engine Plant (EEP) recently received the 2013 Environmental Leadership Award for U.S. and Canada for implementing a new oil-saving process capable of reducing costs by hundreds of thousands of dollars each year.



Stephanie Webb: A Profile of Courage
Updated Date :10/28/2013 10:03 AM
​DEARBORN - For Stephanie Webb, it wasn’t a matter of “if” she would ever get breast cancer.  In her mind, sadly, it was more a question of “when.”



Ford VP Inducted into WSU College of Engineering Hall of Fame
Updated Date :10/29/2013 3:17 PM
​DEARBORN - Robert Brown, vice president, Sustainability, Environment and Safety Engineering, Ford Motor Company, was inducted into the Wayne State University college of engineering Hall of Fame Oct. 26 during the university’s 80th anniversary Night of the Stars event.



2014 Ford Fiesta with New 1.0-Liter EcoBoost Engine Sets New Benchmark for Fuel Efficiency, Power
Updated Date :10/29/2013 9:24 AM
​DEARBORN - The new Ford Fiesta equipped with the award-winning 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine will be America’s most fuel-efficient non-hybrid, gasoline-powered car with a certified 45 mpg rating on the highway, topping Honda Fit by 12 mpg and Toyota Yaris by 8 mpg on the highway.  



“I Will Survive.”
Updated Date :10/23/2013 12:43 PM
​LIMA, Ohio - As the single mother of a 12-year-old daughter, Jennifer Cook, an electrician at Lima Engine Plant, has always taken her health seriously. When she turned 40, she started scheduling yearly mammograms and for the first few years, it was always the same result – everything’s fine and we’ll see you next year.



Ford Embracing Analytics and Big Data to Inform Eco-Conscious Decisions, Stay Green
Updated Date :10/27/2013 7:15 PM
​DEARBORN - Not too far from where factory workers assemble Ford cars and trucks, analytics experts in the company’s Research and Innovation Center are building something entirely different but equally important: complex mathematical models to help Ford sharpen its competitive edge while limiting its environmental impact.



Vandemonium in Vegas! Ford Prepares to Unleash 10 Custom Transit Connect Vehicles at SEMA 2013
Updated Date :10/24/2013 9:31 PM
​DEARBORN - Ford’s all-new Transit Connect Wagon and Transit Connect cargo van will roar into the Specialty Equipment Market Association’s annual show with 10 custom-modified versions at the Las Vegas Convention Center Nov. 5-8.



Eyes on Quality: WSP Team Member Uses 6-Sigma Knowledge to Save Plant, Company $1 Million
Updated Date :10/2/2013 10:13 AM
​WOODHAVEN, Mich. - It’s been a busy year for Theron McGee, Woodhaven Stamping Plant’s (WSP) Quality Operating System coordinator.



The Fox Body Mustang: A Return to Form
Updated Date :10/18/2013 8:20 AM
​DEARBORN - “Thou shall never do a slantback front end.” That was the commandment from Gene Bordinat, Ford's vice president of design, “Henry Ford II only wants vertical front ends, and he'll show us the door if we ever try anything like it.”



Ford Racing Weekend Results - 10/25/2013
Updated Date :10/28/2013 7:01 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekend racing results for Oct. 25-27.



Good News ‘Across the Board’ Shared at Americas Business Review
Updated Date :10/25/2013 8:57 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford President of The Americas Joe Hinrichs opened the Americas Business Review Thursday afternoon at the WHQ auditorium by recognizing the company’s overall $2.6 billion pre-tax profit for the third quarter.



Weekly Top Stories: 10/25/13
Updated Date :10/25/2013 8:47 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekly Top Stories: 10/25/13



A Sea of Pink Engulfs Kansas City Assembly Plant
Updated Date :10/23/2013 10:57 AM
​KANSAS CITY - Acting Senior Process Coach Kim Austin always wore a high visibility vest while on the job in truck final at Kansas City Assembly Plant. However, the standard yellow or orange seemed a bit ordinary to her. Having a zest for uniqueness, Austin wanted to stand out even more.



Ford Displays New Small Cars, C-MAX Hybrid at Puerto Rico Show
Updated Date :10/23/2013 11:07 AM
​SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Visitors to the Puerto Rico International Auto Show are getting an up-close look at some of Ford’s newest vehicles.



Ford Credit Reports Third Quarter Pre-Tax Profit of $427 Million; Net Income of $272 Million
Updated Date :10/24/2013 5:37 AM
​DEARBORN – Ford Motor Credit Company reported a pre-tax profit of $427 million in the third quarter of 2013, compared with $393 million a year earlier. The increase in   pre-tax earnings is more than explained by higher volume in North America. The drivers of higher volume were an increase in leasing, reflecting changes in Ford’s marketing programs, as well as higher non-consumer finance receivables due to higher dealer stocks. 



Ford Delivers Record Third Quarter Pre-Tax Profit of $2.6 Billion; Improves Full Year Guidance
Updated Date :10/24/2013 5:51 AM

DEARBORN - Ford Motor Company [NYSE: F] delivered record third quarter 2013 pre-tax profit of $2.6 billion, reflecting continued strong performance in North America and a combined profit from the regions outside North America. In addition, Ford Credit remained solidly profitable.





Owners Clubs: A Passion for the Pony
Updated Date :10/24/2013 6:17 AM
​DEARBORN - Getting behind the wheel of a Ford Mustang is like having a vacation every day. The joy of driving a Mustang has inspired tens of thousands of owners to gather themselves into clubs that span every continent on the globe but Antarctica. Clubs get together on a regular basis for road rallies, shows and swap meets where owners can find parts for their classic pony cars.



Attention Salaried Retirees Eligible for Ford-Sponsored Healthcare Coverage and Not Enrolled in Medicare
Updated Date :10/24/2013 8:40 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford’s Benefit Annual Enrollment begins on October 29 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on November 12, 2013, for the 2014 plan year.



Ford Focus Extends Streak as Best-Selling Vehicle Nameplate Worldwide
Updated Date :10/23/2013 12:23 PM
​DEARBORN – Ford Focus, the best-selling vehicle nameplate in the world in 2012, retains the title for the first half of 2013.



(The Scoop on) Ford’s Fastest Growing Region
Updated Date :10/23/2013 10:45 AM
​DEARBORN – As Ford of China released September sales results earlier this month, David Schoch, Ford group vice president and president Asia Pacific region, was on hand at World Headquarters in Dearborn, Mich. to provide local media with an in-person update on what’s happening in China.



Ford’s Cuautitlán Plant Awarded with the Latin American Environmental Leadership Award
Updated Date :10/21/2013 11:36 AM
​CUATITLAN, Mexico - For the second year in a row, Ford’s Cuatitlán Stamping and Assembly Plant (CSAP) was the proud winner of the "Latin America Environmental Leadership Award" for its project "Ecological Aquifer Recharge through Concrete".



Celebrating Mexican Engine Plant´s 30th Anniversary
Updated Date :10/22/2013 6:34 PM
​CHIHUAHUA, Mexico - Over the years, Ford has proudly watched each one of its plants evolve, filling the decades with successes and continuing to motivate the team to go further.



Cars, Clothes Both Stylish and Sustainable
Updated Date :10/22/2013 6:42 PM
​VANCOUVER, Canada - You may wonder what the connection is between fashion and automotive.  The two have more in common than one might think, including a common goal to bring sustainable fabrics to everyday lives and create opportunities to be more sustainable. 



A Look Back: 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302
Updated Date :10/16/2013 8:47 AM
​DEARBORN- While it might be nice to have a market segment all to yourself, that can easily lead to complacency. Competition, on the other hand, pushes everyone to keep getting better. Nowhere is this truer than in the realm of performance cars like Ford Mustang.



Going Flat Back and Ultra Violet, It’s the 1970 Mustang Milano Concept
Updated Date :10/22/2013 6:29 AM
​DEARBORN - In February 1970, Ford kicked off a new decade at the Chicago Auto Show with a wild-looking Mustang concept car that previewed some of the design direction for the upcoming 1971 models. The exceptionally low-slung, two-seat Mustang Milano took inspiration from the grand touring cars that regularly prowled the roads around the northern Italian city that gave the car its name.



Ford Prepares to Unleash ‘Vandemonium’
Updated Date :10/18/2013 6:12 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Motor Company will roar into Las Vegas next month, showcasing 57 customized vehicles and delivering several exciting announcements as it goes further for the Specialty Equipment Market Association’s premier annual event.



Ford's Living Roof
Updated Date :10/21/2013 6:51 AM
​DEARBORN - Ten years post-installation, North America’s largest living roof – about the size of eight football fields – continues to flourish atop Dearborn Truck Plant’s final assembly building, part of the Ford Rouge Center.  



Ford’s Drive 4 UR School, Drive 4 UR Community Programs Achieve $20 Million in High School, Nonprofit Fundraising
Updated Date :10/21/2013 5:51 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford announced its popular high school and nonprofit fundraising programs – Drive 4 UR School and Drive 4 UR Community – have contributed $20 million to high schools and nonprofit organizations across the United States since their inception in 2007 and 2012 respectively.



The Right Car at the Time: The 1974 Ford Mustang II
Updated Date :9/18/2013 7:52 AM
​DEARBORN - Forty years ago this fall, a completely redesigned second-generation Ford Mustang hit the road and it was a radical departure from the 1973 model it replaced. Mustang II arrived in dealerships just as the Middle East oil embargo caused gasoline prices to spike and new safety and emissions regulations were taking effect. It was significantly smaller and lighter than the car it replaced and for the first time since the Mustang debuted, no V8 engine was offered!



Ford Racing Weekend Results - 10/18/2013
Updated Date :10/21/2013 7:07 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekend racing results for Oct. 18-20.



Assembly Line Documentary Airs Tonight
Updated Date :10/17/2013 4:03 PM
​DEARBORN - To honor the 100th anniversary of the moving assembly line, the National Geographic channel will air its original documentary Ultimate Factories: The Assembly Line Friday, Oct. 18 at 9 p.m. EDT.



The Sight and Sound of Ford Mustang Translates into Smiles for Club Members Around the World
Updated Date :10/18/2013 6:57 AM
​DEARBORN - Almost anywhere in the world, you will likely find a Ford Mustang and not far behind you’ll find a group of fans. For nearly 50 years, Mustang has had an avid worldwide following, even in places where American cars with V8 engines are rarely found.



Ford Fiesta Heads to Lake Superior Performance Rally for the Ultimate Rally America Championship Fight
Updated Date :10/17/2013 9:42 AM
​HOUGHTON, Mich. – Ford Fiesta starts Rally America’s final national championship event this weekend at Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR) with four championships in sight.



DSFL Offers Driving Safety Tips for Teen Drivers
Updated Date :10/17/2013 4:10 PM
​DEARBORN - Due to the increased risk of fatality associated with teen drivers, in 2007 the federal government named the third week in October National Teen Driver Safety Week and began using this time each year to educate parents and teen drivers on how to improve safety on the road.  While the Ford Driving Skills for Life program, established in 2003, uses hands on training to improve teen driving safety all year round, the group released the following list of safe driving tips to support the national week of awareness building.



First Integrated Front-End Module Named 2013 SPE Automotive Div. Hall of Fame Award Winner
Updated Date :10/14/2013 6:59 AM
​TROY, Mich. – The first North American implementation of integrated front-end module (FEM) system used on 1996 model year (MY) Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable sedans produced by Ford was selected as the 2013 Hall of Fame winner by the Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) for the group's 43rd-annual Automotive Innovation Awards Competition.



Ford EcoBoost Police Interceptors Outrun Chevrolet Caprice V8, Hemi Dodge Charger in Michigan State Police Testing
Updated Date :10/17/2013 10:49 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford, manufacturer of the best-selling police vehicles since 1996, trumped Chevrolet and Dodge in recent instrumented acceleration testing by the Michigan State Police. The new Ford EcoBoost®-powered Police Interceptor sedan bested both the Chevrolet Caprice V8 and Hemi Dodge Charger, while Ford Police Interceptor utility with EcoBoost took down the V8-equipped Chevrolet Tahoe.



Flat Rock Assembly Helps Improve the Moving Assembly Line by Training Team Members More Than Ever Before
Updated Date :10/14/2013 12:17 PM
FLAT ROCK, Mich. - A manufacturing evolution occurred on Oct. 7, 1913. No longer did the assembly line worker need to move from station to station to assemble Henry Ford’s Model T, the Model T came to the worker. The moving assembly line was born and vehicle production was forever enhanced.



Ford Reduces Water and Oil Use in Plants Globally with Expansion of Near-Dry Machining Technology
Updated Date :10/16/2013 6:07 AM
​DEARBORN - As part of its commitment to sustainability, Ford Motor Company has added its dry machining capability to six plants globally – a number that will nearly double in the next few years.



Ford's Legacy of Sustainability
Updated Date :9/5/2013 7:05 AM
​DEARBORN - As it becomes increasingly clear sustainability is no longer simply nice to do for the environment – instead, a responsible business activity – Ford is highlighting its commitment to a legacy of sustainability and innovation that stretches back to Henry Ford. Here is a then-and-now look at how things have changed – and how they haven’t.



Help Support Ford Warriors in Pink during Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Updated Date :10/10/2013 8:04 AM
​DEARBORN - In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Ford Warriors in Pink will be visiting various Ford buildings throughout the month of October selling WIP merchandise.  All the net proceeds from wear and gear sales go to support the fight against breast cancer. 



Ford Credit Employee Shares Experience with Breast Cancer
Updated Date :10/16/2013 7:01 AM
​DEARBORN - When Anne Gyurnek turned 40, her primary care physician recommended that she have a baseline mammogram.  She had it done and didn’t think much about it until she received a call back from the doctor’s office telling her that the results looked suspicious and she needed to have the test repeated.



Ford Engineer Says Sustainability is the Future of Auto Business
Updated Date :10/10/2013 7:50 AM
​OAKVILLE - Cars, gadgets and exciting technology are a winning combination for any student of engineering. Students in the University of Manitoba’s Automotive Engineering program got the chance to hear about exactly that from Gil Portalatin, Ford Motor Company’s chief program engineer, when he came present on Ford’s sustainability and electrification strategy at the university on Oct. 2, 2013.



Co-Creating Solutions to Measure Fuel Economy: Winners of Ford OpenXC Fuel-Efficiency App Challenge Announced
Updated Date :10/13/2013 2:58 PM
​DEARBORN - Ford embarked on a first-of-its-kind approach to helping customers understand their own personal fuel economy with an app developer challenge providing unprecedented access to in-vehicle data.



Woodhaven Stamping Plant: Half-Century of Supporting the Moving Assembly Line
Updated Date :10/14/2013 12:14 PM
​WOODHAVEN, Mich. – In 1966, several Ford Motor Company executives, including Bill Ford, Sr., joined Michigan Gov. George Romney to speak at a very special event – Woodhaven Stamping Plant’s dedication ceremony. The ceremony officially kicked off what was then one of the largest dedicated stamping plants in the company. The 2.5 million-square-foot facility pressed dozens of major parts for several Ford carlines, most notably for the iconic Mustang, during its first production runs.



2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Named ‘Off-Road Truck of Texas’ by Texas Auto Writers Association
Updated Date :10/13/2013 1:03 PM
​SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The Texas Auto Writers Association named the 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor “Off-Road Truck of Texas.”



Ford, University of Michigan Create New Kind of Battery Lab to Speed Development of Future Electrified Vehicles
Updated Date :10/14/2013 6:27 AM
​ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A new $8 million battery lab opened today at the University of Michigan that will help Ford develop batteries that are smaller, lighter and less expensive to produce. The work could accelerate development of battery-powered vehicles that are more efficient and affordable than today’s models and that go farther on a single charge.



Capt. Stanley Tucker and His Ford Mustangs, Numbers 1 and 1 Million
Updated Date :9/25/2013 8:01 AM
DEARBORN - By the time the 1965 Ford Mustang officially went on sale on April 17, 1964, it had been rolling off the assembly line at the Rouge factory in Dearborn, Mich., for about five weeks. Thousands of Mustangs had been shipped to dealers throughout North America so they would be available in showrooms on opening day.



Durability Media Forum Defines ‘Built Ford Tough’
Updated Date :10/10/2013 10:19 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford demonstrated the true meaning of “Built Ford Tough” at the 2013 Built Ford Tough Truck Durability Media Drive held recently at the company’s Michigan Proving Grounds in Romeo, Mich. 



Esquire: Ford Fiesta ST Earns Small Car of the Year Award
Updated Date :10/13/2013 2:26 PM
​DEARBORN - The 2014 Ford Fiesta ST perfectly fits Esquire’s theme for its 2013 Car of the Year awards – “the rise of performance.” Fiesta ST’s award-winning 1.6-liter EcoBoost® engine produces 197 horsepower, providing the car unmatched power and performance, Esquire says, with only the pricier 181-hp Mini Cooper S and 160-hp Fiat 500 Abarth coming anywhere close.



Ford Racing Weekend Results - 10/11/2013
Updated Date :10/14/2013 6:52 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekend racing results for Oct. 11-13.



Crazy Cool Customs Fill Ford SEMA Exhibit
Updated Date :10/11/2013 9:04 AM
​DEARBORN - The 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association’s (SEMA) biggest event of the year, the SEMA show which takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center Nov. 5-8, provides a unique opportunity for Ford to build relationships within the customization industry and display creative and innovative ways to take Ford’s already great vehicles to the next level.



Don’t Mess With a Yellow Jacket: Vortech’s Supercharged Ford Mustang Packs a SEMA Sting
Updated Date :10/9/2013 7:05 AM
​DEARBORN - The Project Yellow Jacket Ford Mustang created by the team at Vortech Superchargers packs a serious sting for its upcoming debut at the 2013 SEMA show in Las Vegas.



Making a Difference in Canada and Around the Globe
Updated Date :10/10/2013 7:05 AM
​OAKVILLE - What happens when you gather about 10,000 people and tackle more than 200 projects on six continents?  You get the eighth annual Ford Global Week of Caring and the opportunity to help make a difference in communities all over the world.



Motor City: A Rich History
Updated Date :10/10/2013 7:20 AM
​DEARBORN - For more than a century, the automobile and the city of Detroit have grown up together, each influencing the other. Throughout the highs and lows, the cars and the community have been chronicled at Detroit Historical Museum which is located in the city’s cultural center. One of the stars of the museum’s collection is the 1963 Ford Mustang II concept.



Ken Block Heats up the Pavement in Toronto
Updated Date :10/11/2013 6:44 AM
​TORONTO - Ken Block, professional rally driver, social media sensation and all-around cool guy was heating up the pavement in Toronto recently, helping Ford of Canada launch the all-new Ford Fiesta ST.



Ford MTU Recruitment Team Adventures in Michigan’s Copper Country with MTU Students
Updated Date :10/10/2013 7:13 PM
​DEARBORN – The Michigan Tech (MTU) Recruitment Team decided to Go Further this year by hosting an interactive product experience event prior to the school’s fall career fair.



Ford Motor Company Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend
Updated Date :10/10/2013 7:27 AM
​DEARBORN – The Board of Directors of Ford Motor Company declared a fourth quarter dividend of $0.10 per share on the company’s outstanding Class B and common stock. This is the same level of dividend paid in the first, second and third quarters of 2013 and double the amount paid in the same quarter last year.



Ford EcoBoost V6 Engine Powers Colin Braun, Michael Shank Racing to New Speed Records at Daytona
Updated Date :10/10/2013 6:36 AM
​DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.– After 26 years, there’s a new King of Speed at Daytona International Speedway. 



Rallying for a Cause
Updated Date :10/9/2013 7:01 AM
​DEARBORN - To kick off the new campaign for the United Way of Southeast Michigan, Mark Fields, Ford chief operating officer, and Bernard Silverstone, chairman and chief executive officer Ford Motor Credit, boarded the Live United bus and travelled to four Ford buildings hosting pep rallies and generating excitement along the way.



Evolution of Engine Assembly in CHEP
Updated Date :10/9/2013 6:54 AM
​CHIHUAHUA, Mexico - In 1983, with a floor area of 66,000 square meters, the Ford Chihuahua Engine Plant (CHEP) began operations. At this site, the four-cylinder engine "Penta" was built and intended for national and foreign consumption.



J Mays Discusses Design with NYC Builders
Updated Date :10/9/2013 1:49 PM
​NEW YORK - Ford Group Vice President of Design J Mays participated recently in a panel discussion with New York-based architects and innovators to talk about the parallels between architecture and design – specifically New York City buildings and Ford F-Series Trucks. 



Ford Manufacturing Leadership Celebrate 100 Years of Innovation
Updated Date :10/9/2013 1:15 PM
​WAYNE – On Monday, in honor of the 100th anniversary of the moving assembly line, senior manufacturing leadership gathered at Michigan Assembly Plant to remind staff and media of the important role that bold innovation has played, and will continue to play, in the progression of Ford Motor Company.



President of The Americas Shares His Thoughts on the Importance of the United Way Mission
Updated Date :10/8/2013 8:17 PM
​DEARBORN - The United Way has been touching lives in communities throughout America for more than 125 years, and I’d like to share a story about how the United Way has impacted me. 



A Half Century of Progress at Cuautitlan Stamping and Assembly
Updated Date :10/9/2013 6:43 AM
​CUAUTITLAN, Mexico - Since Cuautitlan Stamping and Assembly Plant (CSAP) began operations on Nov. 4, 1964, classic vehicles such as the Ford Maverick and Mercury Grand Marquis, as well as icons like the Ford Mustang and Ford Thunderbird, along with other vehicles like the Mercury Cougar, Mercury Mystique, Mercury Topaz, Ford Ikon and Ford F-Series trucks, have testified to the solid series production at the Cuautitlan plant until its closure in 2008.



Warriors in Pink Model Survival 365 Days Per Year
Updated Date :9/26/2013 10:15 AM
​DEARBORN - Each October, in honor of breast cancer awareness month, Ford’s breast cancer awareness and fundraising campaign Warriors in Pink uses Ford ad space on the inside cover of Automotive News to draw attention to the cause. This year the ad is especially meaningful as all the survivors feature in the ad are Ford employees or retirees.  Emphasizing even more why, for Warriors in Pink, every month is breast cancer awareness month because it affects our Ford family and too many others and it doesn’t take any days off.



Warriors in Pink Tour NYC with Love and Cupcakes
Updated Date :10/7/2013 12:04 PM
​NEW YORK - October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and on Oct. 8 and 9 Ford Warriors in Pink (WIP) will travel around New York City with actor Gilles Marini in a branded Love and Cupcakes WIP food truck, passing out free cupcakes and selling WIP apparel. 



Ford Motor Company Honored with Two Awards from Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council
Updated Date :10/6/2013 3:58 PM
​DETROIT - Ford Motor Company has been named Corporation of the Year by the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC). Ford was honored for its excellence and commitment to working with and helping to develop and mentor minority business enterprises. This is the fourth year in a row Ford has been honored as Corporation of the Year.



Ford Celebrates 100th Anniversary of the Moving Assembly Line with New Goals for Advanced, Flexible Manufacturing
Updated Date :10/7/2013 10:33 AM
DEARBORN – As today marks the 100th anniversary of the moving assembly line invented by Ford Motor Company under the leadership of Henry Ford, the company is building on its legacy of innovation by expanding advanced manufacturing capabilities and introducing groundbreaking technologies that could revolutionize mass production for decades to come.



Video: 100 Years of the Moving Assembly Line in 100 Seconds
Updated Date :10/7/2013 9:54 AM
DEARBORN - In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the moving assembly line on Oct. 7, 1913, Ford Motor Company spends 100 seconds to showcase the top manufacturing innovations that have kept the line moving into the future.



Video: Inside Ford's Moving Assembly Line
Updated Date :10/7/2013 10:11 AM
DEARBORN - In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the moving assembly line, introduced by Ford Motor Company and led by Henry Ford on October 7th, 1913, the automaker went inside its manufacturing facilities to document the fast-paced and efficient assembly lines producing some of the world's best vehicles. Constructed from more than 24 hours of time-lapsed views inside Ford's Michigan Assembly and Dearborn Truck Plants, Ford showcases the face of manufacturing today and tomorrow.



Ford and Comedian Alex Diaz Team Up to Benefit College Students
Updated Date :10/4/2013 7:02 PM
​SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Ford Motor Company and comedian Alex Diaz kicked off the second phase of their college tour as part of the launch of the all-new 2014 Ford Fiesta. The collaboration between the automaker and Diaz entails a tour of Puerto Rico’s universities to showcase the new vehicle and present the comedian’s new, free of charge, stand-up comedy show “Profe…NO ENTIENDO,” or “Professor . . . I DON’T UNDERSTAND.”



Ford Racing Weekend Results - 10/4/2013
Updated Date :10/7/2013 7:05 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekend racing results for Oct. 4-6.



100 Years of Progress: Interactive Map of Ford's North American Manufacturing Facilities Today
Updated Date :10/2/2013 12:28 PM
DEARBORN - Today, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the moving assembly line; the innovation that forever changed the global vehicle manufacturing industry and had a significant and lasting impact on American society.



Game Changer: The Moving Assembly Line
Updated Date :9/10/2013 9:56 AM
​DEARBORN - When Henry Ford began making cars in the early 1900s, “state-of-the-art” manufacturing meant car bodies delivered by horse-drawn carriage, with teams of workers assembling automobiles atop sawhorses.  The teams would rotate from one station to another, doing their part to bring the vehicle together.  Parts deliveries were timed, but often ran late causing pile-ups of workers vying for space and delays in production. Fortunately for the future of industry, these archaic practices came to an end Oct. 7, 1913.



Game Changer: Celebrating 100 Years of the Moving Assembly Line
Updated Date :9/10/2013 10:09 AM
​DEARBORN - On Oct. 7, 2013 Ford will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the innovation that made the largest impact on manufacturing, industry and society as a whole: the moving assembly line.



Assembly Line Heritage Series: WWII, Switching Gears
Updated Date :10/4/2013 10:00 AM
​DEARBORN - Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, the United States officially joined World War II. From that moment on, American society was forever changed. The needs of the war effort changed society at home, the way we looked at work, the way we utilized resources and the way we manufactured goods. Ford led the charge of what is now known as the Arsenal of Democracy, focusing efforts on building the military equipment our armed forces needed to win the war and the moving assembly line lived at the crux of all the action.



Jeopardy Game Brings Fun and Learning to Manufacturing
Updated Date :10/1/2013 7:15 AM
DEARBORN - Ford stamping plant leadership gathered recently for a meeting in Dearborn but instead of a regular Ford Production System (FPS) item on the agenda that would have typically been covered with a power point presentation they played a rousing game of Jeopardy.



Team Goes Further, Leader Receives Employee of the Month Award at Lima Engine Plant
Updated Date :10/1/2013 7:36 AM
LIMA, Ohio - It’s about taking pride in your work. It’s about working together as a team. It’s about recognizing “the big picture” and facing job challenges head-on.



2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Prototype Sells for $200,000 at Barrett-Jackson with Proceeds to Benefit National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Updated Date :10/4/2013 10:57 AM
​LAS VEGAS - Last weekend at the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company’s Las Vegas sale, the 2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet prototype fetched $200,000. Ford Motor Company auctioned it at no reserve with proceeds benefitting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The organization assists those living with this unpredictable and often disabling disease of the central nervous system.



Ford Motor Company Offers Assistance to Colorado Flood Relief Efforts and Residents
Updated Date :10/3/2013 10:40 AM
​DENVER - Ford Motor Company has announced a series of business programs to help those affected by the recent flooding that has taken place in Colorado.



Trucks and Buildings Must Be Built Tough; Ford and AIA New York Talk About What It Takes to Make Something Last
Updated Date :10/3/2013 6:04 AM
​NEW YORK - Trucks and urban buildings are designed to stand the test of time, with surfaces and features that define purpose and capability. Both have evolved to meet the demands of a changing world.



Ford F-450 Works to Help Spacecraft Chase Dreams
Updated Date :9/30/2013 10:06 AM
EDWARDS, Calif. - The Ford F-450 was called into action recently when Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), a world-class prime systems integrator and electronic systems provider of technology solutions, needed a powerful work vehicle to aid in the testing of its Dream Chaser® spacecraft, a high-tech spacecraft that will replace the retired space shuttle orbiters. In what is a testament to the F-450’s true capabilities, rather than a mere marketing stunt, the truck played a significant role in getting the Dream Chaser ready to compete against two other vehicles for the job of transporting NASA astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS).



Mastering Big Data Today Leads to Better Business Tomorrow
Updated Date :10/2/2013 10:20 AM
​DEARBORN - Big data has become big business. The ability to capture, store, process and analyze large volumes of data has become critical to the success of any major corporation, which is why big data played a significant role in the Fifth Annual Ford Analytics Conference that was held in the Research and Innovation Center.



Ford September U.S. Sales Outpace Industry, Diverse Portfolio Attracts Buyers
Updated Date :10/2/2013 7:22 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford’s U.S. vehicle sales outpaced the industry during the month of September and the company was one of the only major automakers to show significant sales gains last month – up 6 percent versus the same time last year.



Ford of Canada Sales Up 10 Percent; Car Sales Soar
Updated Date :10/1/2013 2:42 PM
​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. sales jumped 10 per cent in September, the second best September sales on record.



Ford to Debut New EcoBoost Race Engine at 2014 24 Hours of Daytona
Updated Date :10/1/2013 7:07 AM
DEARBORN – As part of its continuing strategy to bring product-relevant technology into racing, Ford announced today plans to bring its 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost® racing engine to the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship series.



Ford Motor Company U.S. Sales Up 6 Percent, Outpacing Industry for Best September Since 2006
Updated Date :10/1/2013 9:16 AM
​DEARBORN – Ford Motor Company sales totaled 185,146, delivering its best September since 2006 with a 6 percent increase in the U.S., outpacing the industry and marking Ford’s 11th consecutive month of year-over-year sales increases.



GO FURTHER: United Way Giving Campaign Kicks Off Today
Updated Date :10/1/2013 6:10 AM
DEARBORN - Building strong communities everywhere we live and work has always been a part of our DNA at Ford where we Go Further.



Ford Warriors in Pink, 19 Years Strong, Continues as a Symbol of Unity in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
Updated Date :10/1/2013 6:26 AM
DEARBORN - Ford Warriors in Pink® – the program created by Ford Motor Company to raise awareness and funds in the fight against breast cancer – continues its 19-year quest to keep the subject of breast cancer a part of everyday life. This month, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Warriors in Pink and actor Gilles Marini will be in New York City promoting the limited-edition T-shirt Marini created to aid in the fight against the disease.



MAP Employee Helps Proves Less is More
Updated Date :10/1/2013 7:01 AM
WAYNE, Mich. – Robert O’Leary, a team leader in the Michigan Assembly Plant (MAP) Body Department, seems to have a knack for recognizing and eliminating waste.



How Ford Put a 1966 Mustang Atop the World’s Tallest Building
Updated Date :9/9/2013 6:31 AM
​NEW YORK - In 1965, the Ford Mustang was the talk of the nation. The first calendar year of production saw sales of more than 400,000 units, well over the 100,000 units projected in the original business plan, making it the fastest-selling new car of all time.



Ford Explorer Continues to be Hot Commodity
Updated Date :9/24/2013 6:23 AM
​DEARBORN - Since its re-launch in December of 2010, the Ford Explorer continues to generate excitement among consumers.  And that excitement translates into robust sales for Ford.



Meet Gail Wise, the Woman Believed to Be the World’s First Production Ford Mustang Owner
Updated Date :9/25/2013 7:36 AM
DEARBORN - In 1964, Gail Brown was 22 years old and just starting out in the world. The elementary school teacher, then living with her parents and getting to work with her mother’s ’57 Ford Fairlane 500 convertible, yearned for a car of her own. It was the mid-1960s and car culture was in full swing. Whatever car Gail ended up with, it had to be cool, and it had to be a convertible.



Ford Racing Weekend Results - 9/27/2013
Updated Date :9/30/2013 6:50 AM
DEARBORN - Weekend racing results for Sept. 27 - 29.



Torch Lighting Ceremony Ignites Annual Fundraising Campaign
Updated Date :9/30/2013 7:34 AM
​DETROIT – Early Friday morning, Mark Fields, Ford Motor Company chief operating officer and 2013/2014 Campaign Chair for the United Way of Southeast Michigan, along with a number of business and community leaders, came together for the local United Way chapters’ annual torch lighting ceremony. The ceremony kicks off a new campaign season and this year, the goals are grand.



Hau Thai-Tang Updates FREE Members on Ford’s Plan
Updated Date :9/27/2013 8:13 AM
DETROIT - Just as the economy changes over years, the concentration of the auto industry adapts along the way. Thinking rationally, and effective, Ford Motor Company is working to reconstruct the company’s product portfolio to meet economical needs. Nevertheless, the DNA of Ford Motor Co. stays the same.



United Way for Southeastern Michigan Lights Torch to Kick Off $40 Million Community Giving Campaign
Updated Date :9/26/2013 6:53 PM
DETROIT – Ford Motor Company Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields, who also serves as chair of United Way for Southeastern Michigan’s 2013 campaign, kicked off the annual community giving initiative today with a symbolic torch-lighting ceremony at Detroit’s Hart Plaza.



From Selling Homes to Life on the Highway: How One Woman’s Passion for Mustang Helped Her Change Gears
Updated Date :9/25/2013 7:50 AM
DEARBORN - Courtney Barber reached a fork in life’s road during the Great Recession.



MyFord Mobile Data Show Ford Plug-Ins Use Enough Electric-Only Miles to Circle World Eight Times – Every Day
Updated Date :9/26/2013 8:08 AM
DEARBORN - Ford plug-in hybrid vehicles rack up enough electric-only miles every day to drive around the earth nearly eight times – a number rapidly increasing as Ford continues investing in infrastructure while exclusive features like MyFord® Mobile help improve driving habits.



Ford Acquires Software Company Livio to Further Advance In-Car Connectivity Leadership
Updated Date :9/26/2013 11:34 AM
​Ford today announced it will acquire Livio, a Ferndale, Mich.-based software development startup. The move will further extend Ford’s ability to meet consumers’ growing demand for safe, seamless access to the electronic content they love while in their vehicles.



Ford Government and Community Relations Group Vice President Provides Update on TPP
Updated Date :9/26/2013 10:30 AM
DEARBORN - At Ford, we continue to be a strong supporter of free trade. It is the foundation of our business. As 21st century trade agreements are negotiated, we believe they must reflect high standards and address the real barriers in the marketplace, of which the most prominent and serious is currency manipulation.



2015 Ford F-Series Super Duty Features Improved Power Stroke Diesel, Stronger F-450, Revamped King Ranch Edition
Updated Date :9/25/2013 6:33 AM
DALLAS – Ford, America’s truck leader, introduces the 2015 F-Series Super Duty lineup today at State Fair of Texas, featuring a second-generation 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 turbo diesel engine; increased towing capabilities; and a refreshed, Texas-inspired King Ranch model.



Zipcar Rolls Out in the Motor City
Updated Date :9/25/2013 9:36 AM
​DETROIT - Zipcar is expanding to Detroit and Ford is a big part of the story.



Collaboration with Universities Gives Ford Competitive Edge
Updated Date :9/24/2013 6:12 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Motor Company’s collaboration with top-tier universities across the globe enhances the world-class expertise within the company and helps give Ford a competitive edge.



Ford Installs 500,000th 6.7-Liter Power Stroke V8 Turbocharged Diesel Engine
Updated Date :9/25/2013 6:09 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Ford, America’s truck leader, announced the installation of its 500,000th 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 turbocharged diesel engine, which went into a new 2014 Ford Super Duty F-350 Lariat pickup truck. The engine was installed yesterday at Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville.



Export & Growth Helps Feed the Hungry During Global Week of Caring
Updated Date :9/24/2013 11:02 AM
DEARBORN – Ford Export and Growth employees in Allen Park joined colleagues from around E&G and across the world for the eighth annual Global Week of Caring.



MAP Employees Go Further to Help Detroit High School Students
Updated Date :9/24/2013 10:27 AM
​WAYNE, Mich. – Thanks to the generosity of Michigan Assembly Plant employees, Detroit students will be receiving much-needed school supplies to help them succeed in high school. Notebooks, pen, pencils, snacks, binders and backpacks were among the items donated during yesterday’s United Way “Stuff the Bus” event in front of Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant (MAP).



Ford Warriors in Pink Unites with Actor Gilles Marini in Its Ongoing Fight Against Breast Cancer
Updated Date :9/24/2013 7:46 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford Warriors in Pink®, the Ford Motor Company program that raises awareness and funds in the fight against breast cancer, has joined with actor Gilles Marini to create a limited-edition T-shirt to add to the 2013 Warriors in Pink collection. A full 100 percent of the net proceeds from the T-shirt go to the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation, dedicated to finding the cause of breast cancer in order to eliminate the disease and create a world without it. Retailing for $20, the T-shirt can be purchased now at www.fordcares.com.



Kansas City Assembly Plant Welcomes President Obama
Updated Date :9/23/2013 11:48 AM
CLAYCOMO, Mo. – Ford Motor Company’s Kansas City Assembly Plant (KCAP) welcomed President Barack Obama Friday as he visited the plant with positive remarks about the company. This noteworthy visit comes after the $1.1 billion investment Ford made to the facility over the last two years, which brought a surge of upgrades to the plant and provided an influx of jobs to the Kansas City community.




Next-Generation Ford Transit Connect Taxi: Taxi of the Future with Increased Space, Performance and CNG/LPG Capability
Updated Date :9/23/2013 7:14 AM
​DEARBORN - Ford, America’s commercial truck and van leader, introduces the all-new 2014 Transit Connect Taxi, providing best-in-class performance, low operating costs, and improved comfort and flexibility for the North American taxi market.



1966 Ford Mustang Mach I Concept
Updated Date :8/30/2013 12:08 PM
​DEARBORN - In late 1966, Ford designers prepared a Mustang concept to preview some of the design updates coming for the 1969 model. The Mustang Mach I was a two-seat fastback with a very aggressive looking chopped roof profile. Each of the rear pillars featured a flip-open racing-style gas cap while larger than normal air-scoops dominated the flanks. The sloped rear end included a hatchback, a feature that wouldn’t appear on a production model until the 1974 Mustang II.



Issues Escalation Process Gives Strong Voice to People on Plant Floor
Updated Date :9/19/2013 10:11 AM
​DEARBORN - It’s important for all those working in Ford manufacturing plants throughout the globe to recognize that there is a standardized Issues Escalation process in place to ensure that their voices are heard when they have an issue related to safety, quality or flow that needs to be resolved. 



The Changing Role of the Process Coach
Updated Date :9/19/2013 10:17 AM
​DEARBORN - As the new team structure continues to be implemented at Ford plants throughout North America, Process Coaches – formerly Supervisors – are settling into their new roles.



Ford Racing Weekend Results - 9/20/2013
Updated Date :9/24/2013 7:56 AM
​DEARBORN - Weekend racing results for Sept. 20 - 22.



Now You Can House a Ford Mustang in the Garage for Driving and Another in the Family Room for Relaxing
Updated Date :9/4/2013 11:39 AM
​DEARBORN - A beautifully restored vintage Ford Mustang looks great in a museum or even with a place of honor in a home, but it really belongs in a garage where it can be taken out for regular drives and enjoyed on the road. For those who want a classic pony car to enjoy in the living room or family room, the best option is the 1965 Ford Mustang pool table.



Ford’s Positive, Professional Work Environment Earns Recognition
Updated Date :9/16/2013 7:22 AM
​DEARBORN - Since its inception, Ford has supported equitable and inclusive employment practices long before it was required by law.  Because of this commitment, readers of Workforce Diversity for Engineering and IT magazine have ranked Ford as one of America’s top employers.



A Commitment to Global Rallycross Meant Full Domination for Ford After Clinching a Third Manufacturers’ Championship at X Games LA
Updated Date :9/18/2013 9:18 AM
​DEARBORN  - The 1-2 finish by Toomas Heikkinen and Tanner Foust at X Games LA earned Ford a third consecutive Manufacturers’ Championship in Global Rallycross, making history by clinching with three rounds left in the season.



Investment Gives Oakville Assembly a Bright Future
Updated Date :9/19/2013 3:44 PM
​OAKVILLE, ON - Ford, Canada’s top-selling automaker, is investing C$700 million at its Oakville Assembly plant, solidifying Ford’s commitment to Canadian manufacturing and securing 2,800 jobs.



Carroll Shelby: King of the Road
Updated Date :9/19/2013 8:26 AM
​DEARBORN - For nearly 50 years, the name Shelby has been synonymous with high-performance Ford Mustangs. When Mustang first hit the streets in April 1964, it was stylish, affordable and fun to drive. But it wasn’t until Carroll Shelby revealed the first GT350 early the next year that Mustang really developed a hard-core performance reputation.



Moving Assembly Line Heritage Series: Preparation
Updated Date :9/13/2013 4:29 PM
​DEARBORN - Leading up to the initial use of Ford’s moving assembly line, which took place on Oct. 7, 1913, teams of engineers first tried to perfect the art of timing to guarantee a consistent flow of parts and sub-assemblies to the main assembly line.



Ford’s $700 Million Investment at Oakville Solidifies 2,800 Jobs to Meet Global Customer Demand
Updated Date :9/18/2013 7:33 PM
​OAKVILLE, Ontario – Ford Motor Company, Canada’s top-selling automaker, is investing C$700 million at its Oakville Assembly plant, securing more than 2,800 jobs and expanding its manufacturing capability to meet surging global demand.



Ford Volunteers Embrace Community Needs During Ford Global Week of Caring
Updated Date :9/18/2013 7:48 PM
​DEARBORN - Producing innovative, stylish and exciting automobiles is a labor of love for Ford Motor Company employees. And so is creating a better world.



Ford’s North American Leadership Team Goes Further during Global Week of Caring
Updated Date :9/18/2013 6:15 AM
​DETROIT - Each year, Ford Motor Company participates in a Global Week of Caring where employees have the unique opportunity to step up and go further by making a difference in communities around the globe.



New Ford Special Service Police Sedan with 2.0-Liter EcoBoost Expected to Achieve Best-in-Class Fuel Efficiency
Updated Date :9/18/2013 7:34 AM
​DEARBORN - At the request of law enforcement agencies looking to reduce fuel costs, Ford is launching a non-pursuit-rated “special service police” sedan using the 2.0-liter EcoBoost® engine that produces 240 horsepower and 270 lb.-ft. of torque. The special service police vehicle will combine the durability of Ford’s Police



Ford’s Robert Brown to Be Inducted into Wayne State’s College of Engineering Hall of Fame
Updated Date :9/17/2013 12:32 PM
​DEARBORN - Robert Brown, Ford Motor Company vice president of sustainability, environment and safety engineering, will be inducted into Wayne State University’s College of Engineering Hall of Fame.