- Asia Pacific Internal Control Teams Comes Together to Go Further
CHENNAI, India — The One Ford philosophy has served as the foundation for the company to deliver profitable growth for all.
- Ford Boldly Redefines the SUV with Smart, Rugged and Refined New Ford Everest
BEIJING, China — Taking a bold step to redefine the SUV market in Asia Pacific and beyond, today Ford celebrated the global unveiling of the new Ford Everest, a technologically advanced, stunningly capable and refined seven-seat SUV that will be launched in 2015. In Asia Pacific, the Ford Everest will be available in nine markets: China, Australia, New Zealand, India, and markets across the ASEAN region. Ford will also introduce the rugged SUV to Sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa in 2015.
- Changan Ford Wins 7th CCTC Championship Making Auto Racing History
YANCHENG, China — Auto racing history was made in Yanchen in Jiangsu Province when the Changan Ford Racing team swept the victory for the seventh time in nine years, winning the team CTCC Annual Team Championships after seven months of intense competition. Team Changan Ford went into the race as last year’s defending champion, and despite increased competition, the team met the challenge and emerged victorious.
- Ford Vietnam Delivers All-Time Record Month, October Sales Jump 73 Percent
HANOI, Vietnam — Ford Vietnam recently announced an all-time record sales month with October retail sales jumping 73 percent year-over-year to 1,538 units. The October performance was driven by continuing demand across Ford’s entire lineup in Vietnam, including all-time monthly sales performances from Ford Ranger and Ford Transit, and the best sales month for Ford EcoSport since being launched earlier this year.
- Ford Philippines Lets the Horses Free at VIP Mustang Drive
MANILA, The Philippines — To celebrate the 50th year anniversary of the iconic Ford Mustang, Ford Philippines invited Filipino Mustang owners and media participants to an exclusive VIP day drive of the Mustang.
- Ford Talks Design at the Ford Mustang Design Workshop in Shanghai
SHANGHAI, China — On Nov. 7, Ford Motor Company invited designers across different industries to come together and talk about design at the Ford Mustang Design Workshop. The one-day event was held at Design Republic in Jingan district with more than 40 automotive, design and lifestyle media from across China in attendance, as well as two media from Taiwan.
- WebEx with WebEx Audio Tips & Tricks: Share Your Whiteboard
What: Use the Whiteboard feature in WebEx to bring your meeting to life with another way to collaborate in real time.
- Ford’s October Sales Rise in Malaysia, Led by Ranger, EcoSport, Kuga and Fiesta Nameplates
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — This morning, Ford in Malaysia announced its October sales, which rose two percent from the previous month to 1,209 units, led by the continuing strength in demand for the Ford Ranger, EcoSport, Kuga and Fiesta nameplates.
- Ford Philippines Delivers Best-Ever October Performance, Sales Jump 52 Percent
MANILA, Philippines — On Nov. 6, Ford Philippines announced its best-ever performance for the month of October with total retail sales increasing 52 percent year-over-year to 1,950 units. Sales across Ford’s lineup in the Philippines helped drive the record month, including continuing strength in demand for the Ford Ranger, Ford EcoSport and Ford Everest nameplates.
- New Zealand’s favorite truck, the Ford Ranger, Outsells Toyota HiLux Again
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — Ford’s award-winning Ranger has once again beaten the competition and led its segment for monthly sales in October. The Ford Ranger has re-set its own all-time sales record three times this year, with October being the latest.
- Ford Announces Senior Leadership Team Changes
Ford Motor Company today is announcing a series of changes in its senior leadership team as it continues to deliver the company’s One Ford plan for profitable growth.
- Ford New Fiesta Has a Spooky “Night Out” in Shanghai
SHANGHAI, China — On Halloween, the Ford New Fiesta had a spooky “Night Out” on the streets of Shanghai, hosting another spectacular gala of magic, style and trendiness. Since launched in 2013, Ford New Fiesta’s “Night Out” series has won wide popularity among young people across China. Now it is not only the extension of the brand spirit of New Fiesta, but has become an integral element rooted in the urban spirit of the New Fiesta. Following “Night Out, Football Fiesta” in Guangzhou and “Night Out, YO·HO Fiesta” in Chongqing, this final event of the year, “Night Out, Halloween Fiesta”, was set free in the magical metropolis of Shanghai.
- The REC Pink Ribbon Team Visits Local Community to Raise Awareness of Breast Cancer Prevention
NANJING, China — For Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Pink Ribbon Team at the Ford Research and Engineering Center (REC) in Nanjing visited a local community, Jing Ming Jia Yuan, to generate more awareness of the importance of breast cancer prevention to the residents. Jing Ming Jia Yuan community is the first affordable housing community in Nanjing that was built for those whose living area is less than 8 square meters. There are 598 low income families living there.
- The All-New Ford EcoSport Front and Center at Avon’s Pink War
MANILA, Philippines — For the third consecutive year, Ford Philippines and Avon Philippines joined forces in the fight against breast cancer. Appropriately dubbed as the “Pink War”, the campaign culminated with its annual walk and run event on Oct. 12, which was attended by thousands of supporters including some celebrities, health advocates, and AVON dealers and agents.
- Ford Meets Growing Demand in China with Launch of Third Assembly Plant in Chongqing
CHONGQING, China — Meeting the growing demand from Chinese customers, Ford and its joint venture Changan Ford took the latest step in their aggressive expansion plans in China with the opening of a third assembly plant in Chongqing earlier this week.
- The Ford Ranger Conquers Northern Luzon
MANILA, The Philippines — As part of its sustainment campaign on the Ford Ranger, Ford Philippines held the second leg of the “Ranger vs. The World” Drive Series with motoring and lifestyle media to showcase the proven versatility and capability of the Ford Ranger lineup.
- The New Mondeo Life Event Makes a Stop in Xiamen to Explore Drama and a Tasteful Lifestyle
XIAMEN, China — Recently, Changan Ford’s “Here I Am, In Your City” New Mondeo Life event made its second stop in China in the seaside city riddled with art and culture, Xiamen. Here, the New Mondeo showed off some of its innovative technology through a test drive through the city and provided attendees with a free showing of “Revel’s World of Shakespeare”, a one-man drama that shows the growth of urbanites from youth to maturity following them on their journey from confusion and shyness to confidence and self-assuredness—an emotional and spiritual arousing drama that inspires people to constantly go further on the road of pursuing a fuller life.
- Ford Thailand Employees and Dealers Support Sea Turtle Conservation
RAYONG, Thailand — Recently, more than 120 Ford Thailand employees, including Yukontorn ‘Vickie’ Wisadkosin, managing director, Ford Thailand, released 65 to sea one-year-old old sea turtles, which have been nursed at the Marine and Coastal Resources Research and Development Center on Mun-nai Island in the Eastern Gulf of Thailand, in to the sea.
- Business 101: Bring It All Together
We’ve reached our final edition of Business 101- Business Acumen. Last year, we launched this tool to help each of us better understand how our business operates, how to read our financial statements and what we each can do to deliver our One Ford plan.
- The All-new 2015 Ford Mustang makes its New Zealand Debut in Christchurch
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — Over the weekend, the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang made its first New Zealand appearance as part of the Mustang’s 50th Anniversary Celebration and Mustang Owners Clubs’ 35th Annual Convention in Christchurch.
- Ford Korea’s Third Social Camping Event Allows Ford Fans to Learn More about Ford Vehicles
SEOUL, South Korea — On Oct. 27, ford Korea successfully ended their third Social Camping event mobilized by its social media channel fans; the theme of this year’s event was Discover My Ford. Ford Korea Facebook fans applied to join the event through Ford Korea’s Facebook event page. A total of 60 people were selected to be invited to the special Social Camping event at Gapyung Raventree Glamping site. At this year’s Social Camping, fans were greeted with Ford vehicles that are currently sold in Korea, and were given opportunities to have a firsthand experience with the vehicles.
- Ford China Brings Green Technology to Life through its Green Room Challenge
SHANGHAI, China — In keeping with Ford’s commitment to sustainability and to showcase the company’s continuing initiatives as a global green brand, Ford China brought its green technologies to life through an innovative Green Room Challenge at three university campuses across China.
- Ford Lio Ho Receives Service Quality Excellence Award and Special Gold Quality Award from Local Government
CHUNG-LI, Taiwan — Recently, Ford Lio Ho (FLH) Taiwan received double accreditation for its business excellence from the local government in Taoyuan County, where FLH has operated its business for the past 42 years. Sherman Cheng, group director, Automotive Customer Service, Ford Lio Ho, joined by other local outstanding enterprises, represented the company to receive two trophies—one for Service Quality Excellence award and the other a special Gold Quality award—from the County Magistrate Wu Chih-Yang.
- Ford Asia Pacific Receives Learning in Practice Award from Chief Learning Officer Magazine
CARLSBAD, California — On Oct. 5, Kamali Rajesh, director, Human Resources, Ford Asia Pacific, traveled to California to receive the esteemed Learning in Practice Award from Chief Learning Officer (CLO) magazine. The CLO Symposium welcomed more than 300 top corporate learning executives from around the world to discuss long-term learning strategies for creating and sustaining high performance. Rajesh attended the CLO Symposium on behalf of Ford Asia Pacific to receive the Bronze Business Impact Award for accomplishments for its learning and development program, Compass.
- Ford Posts Third Quarter 2014 Pre-Tax Profit of $1.2 Billion
Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] today reported a 2014 third quarter pre-tax profit of $1.2 billion, its 21st consecutive profitable quarter.