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Ford of France Goes Further to Meet Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug-28-2014 5:45 AM ET

​PARIS, France – Ford of France management stepped up to the plate when nominated to take part in an Ice Bucket Challenge by compatriots from Nissan France.

All-New 2015 Ford Mustang Begins Production at Flat Rock Assembly Plant; Marks Global Availability of Iconic Pony Car

Aug-28-2014 12:00 AM ET

​The highly-anticipated, all-new Ford Mustang rolls off the line today at Flat Rock Assembly Plant, marking the start of production of the sixth-generation of the iconic pony car.  For the first time in its 50-year history, Ford will bring the Mustang to customers globally in more than 120 countries around the world.

How Ford Engineers Made the All-New F-150 the Toughest-Looking, Most Aerodynamically Efficient F-150 Ever

Aug-26-2014 2:00 PM ET

​Designers of the 2015 Ford F-150 had a challenging goal to meet when they set out to reimagine the world’s best-selling pickup: Create an aerodynamic, efficient design that did not compromise the tough, bold looks that define Ford trucks.

Fiesta RS WRC Ace Evans Finishes Fourth in Germany

Aug-26-2014 4:50 AM ET

​COLOGNE, Germany - Elfyn Evans completed Rallye Deutschland with his best ever performance in the FIA World Rally Championship – powering his Ford Fiesta RS WRC to fourth place and his first ever stage win.

Joey Logano Completes Ford Racing Sweep at Bristol Motor Speedway

Aug-25-2014 3:45 PM ET

​This weekend marked the first time Ford Racing has swept a NASCAR Camping World Truck, NASCAR Nationwide, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend since 2006 when Mark Martin (NCWTS) and Matt Kenseth (NNS/NSCS) did it, ironically, at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Ford Launches the all-new F-350 and F-4000 for the Light-Duty and Semilight-duty Truck Market

Aug-22-2014 4:00 PM ET

​SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - Ford presented the new F-350 and F-4000 trucks (available in 4x2 and 4x4 models)  to the media this week.  These trucks boast a new Euro 5 engine which meets new Brazilian environmental legislation and are intended for the light-duty and semilight-duty truck markets. 

How a Turbocharger Exhaust Pipe Shaped Like a Cobra Head Helps Ford Power Stroke Diesel Make Best-In-Class Power

Aug-22-2014 10:00 AM ET

​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

Aug-22-2014 8:00 AM ET

​There are 10 features of the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 pickup that were designed to satisfy customers without them ever even noticing.

Lincoln Motor Company and Matthew McConaughey Begin New Creative Journey

Aug-21-2014 8:00 AM ET

​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

Aug-20-2014 3:00 PM ET

​Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited was established 110 years ago on August, 17, 1904. Originally known as the Walkerville Wagon Works in what is now Windsor, Ontario, Ford of Canada founder Gordon McGregor negotiated with Henry Ford and began producing Ford vehicles in Canada.

Ford To Provide USD100,000 to Help Environmental Projects in the Middle East

Aug-19-2014 9:00 AM ET

Fo​rd Motor Company will award a total of USD100,000 in Conservation and Environmental Grants to help fund existing environmental projects in the Middle East region. For the first time, the programme is extended to environmental projects in Yemen in addition to the GCC, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq. The deadline to send applications is on September 14, 2014.

Ford Now Leads Sales Consideration with Millennials as Demand for Utility Vehicles Grows

Aug-19-2014 9:00 AM ET

Growing interest in utility vehicles among America’s 80 million-strong millennial generation – those born between the early 1980s and early 2000s – is bolstering purchase consideration for the Ford brand.

Ford Sales Up 6.4 Per Cent in First Seven Months of 2014

Aug-19-2014 8:00 AM ET

COLOGNE, Germany – Ford Motor Company sales in Europe rose 6.4 per cent in the first seven months of 2014 on the strength of newly- introduced cars and commercials vehicles.

Testing of new Right-hand-drive Mustang Begins

Aug-19-2014 2:40 AM ET

​BRENTWOOD, England – For the first time, a right-hand-drive Mustang will roll off a Ford assembly line when global production begins.

50 Years of Ford Mustang Continues With Mustang Alley at Annual Woodward Dream Cruise and Mustang Memories

Aug-15-2014 2:30 PM ET

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

Fiesta RS World Rally Cars In Action In ADAC Rallye Deutschland

Aug-15-2014 6:20 AM ET

​TRIER, Germany - M-Sport World Rally Team’s drivers Mikko Hirvonen and Elfyn Evans will be looking to make an impression on asphalt next week as the FIA World Rally Championship embarks on the first pure Tarmac event of the year – the ADAC Rallye Deutschland.

2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon Gains in Popularity, Contributes to Nameplate’s Best-Ever Sales

Aug-14-2014 10:00 AM ET

​Over the past three months U.S. sales of the new Ford Transit Connect have been running at a best-ever pace. Year-over-year combined sales of Transit Connect and Transit Connect Wagon are up 27 percent for the three-month period ending July 31.

Tougher Ranger Unveiled for Second Odyssey Challenge

Aug-14-2014 8:00 AM ET

​To coincide with the 2014 Ranger Odyssey offroad challenge, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has unveiled a new, limited edition version of the locally-built Ranger that will be available from mid-August until the end of September 2014.

Ford, DTE Energy to Build Michigan’s Largest Solar Array

Aug-14-2014 6:45 AM ET

​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

Aug-13-2014 4:00 PM ET

​When people see the all-new Ford F-150 for the first time, they tend to do two things: First, they tap their knuckles against the high-strength, military-grade, aluminum-alloy body, and then they marvel at the pickup truck’s available segment-first seamless sliding rear window.

Transit Custom Goes on Patrol With The AA

Aug-12-2014 3:40 AM ET

BRENTWOOD, England – Ford of Britain is supplying 343 Transit Custom vans to the AA (Automobile Association) to join its fleet of patrol vehicles. They will raise Ford’s share of the 2,100-vehicle AA patrol fleet to more than 50 per cent.

Even Music Sounds Better in the 2015 Ford Mustang

Aug-11-2014 1:00 PM ET

​The throaty rumble of a V8 or the refined though aggressive note of an EcoBoost® engine is generally the preferred soundtrack when driving a Ford Mustang. Yet for those times when a favorite road trip tune is called for, the all-new 2015 Mustang has that situation covered as well.

Bertholdt and Rousseau Qualify Third on Force Fuel 450 at Sun City

Aug-11-2014 8:00 AM ET

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

Ford Promotes Media Drive of New Ka

Aug-08-2014 3:00 PM ET

​SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - Ford hold a press meeting to present New Ka and Ka+, during a convention that brought together auto and lifestyle journalists, as well as bloggers from different editorials such as technology, adventure, tourism among others. 

Ford Introduced a ‘Plan Ovalo’ Application for Mobile Devices

Aug-08-2014 12:00 PM ET

​BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Ford introduced the official application of ‘Plan Ovalo’ (Ford Argentina’s official financing plan) for smartphones, which allows clients to track the progress of savings plans, payment reminders, awards and get access to all relevant information. Through this application, ‘Plan Óvalo’ is the first financing plan to provide customers real time information through mobile devices.