Ford Fusion, Edge Achieve Best-Ever April Sales
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|•Ford Fusion, Edge set all-time April records with 21,610 and 10,520 sales, respectively
•Explorer reported its best April sales since 2005 with 13,419 vehicles sold
•F-Series sales up 4 percent in April with 47,453 trucks sold, representing its best April sales since 2007; EcoBoost accounted for 43 percent of F-150 retail sales
•Ford Motor Company April U.S. sales totaled 180,350, compared with 189,778 last year – a
5 percent decline
DEARBORN, Mich., May 1, 2012 – U.S. sales of some of Ford Motor Company's most fuel-efficient vehicles grew again in April, with the Ford Fusion and Edge setting all-time April records, Explorer reporting its best April sales since 2005 and F-Series sales reaching its best April sales since 2007.
|BAYNE AND BUESCHER POWER FORD TO PAIR OF TOP-10 FINISHES SATURDAYTREVOR BAYNE, No. 6 Roush CleanTech Ford Mustang (Finished 5th)– 'I thought we were going to get that 1,00th win to be honest. The car just got too loose while we were leading there. A couple guys got by me and it got real sketchy with the 33, otherwise I think we would have had a shot at the 7. They were better than us at the end of the run but Mike Kelley did a good job getting our track position back after we got loose there that one time. It stinks we didn't get the win this weekend b....|
| Ford F-150 Chosen As Best Light-Duty Pickup Truck By Pickuptrucks.Com And Popular Mechanics Magazine◾The 2013 Ford F-150 beat five competitors, including 2014 model trucks, in head-to-head tests conducted by PickupTrucks.com and Popular Mechanics|
◾F-150 recognized for its leading capability and performance
DEARBORN, Mich., June 17, 2013 – The Ford F-150 has been named winner of the 2013 Light-Duty Challenge by the editors of PickupTrucks.com and Popular Mechanics Magazine.
'In our performance-oriented competitive events, the Ford half-ton was dominating,' says Mark Williams, edit....
|Ford Motor Company Fund Opens New Center In Southwest Detroit, Creates Unique Community Hub In Key Neighborhood◾Ford Motor Company Fund opened a new community center to support the rebuilding of Detroit and a growing neighborhood in the city|
◾New Ford Resource and Engagement Center in southwest Detroit is providing a community gathering space for residents to develop new talents, learn new skills and obtain needed services
◾The new center is the focal point of a unique partnership that builds on support from the city of Detroit and brings together divergent organizations in support of a vital community....
|FORD RACING WINS 200TH NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES RACEToday's win by Trevor Bayne at Iowa Speedway is the 200th for Ford Racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series and the 999th all-time victory for Ford Motor Company in the NASCAR's top three series combined. Mark Martin is Ford's all-time NASCAR Nationwide wins leader with 47, including the very first series victory for the manufacturer on May 30, 1987 at Dover International Speedway.|
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| Ford Wins International Engine Of The Year For Second Year; Announces Increase In 1.0-Litre Ecoboost ProductionFord Motor Company's ultra-fuel efficient and spirited 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine today was named 2013 International Engine of the Year, marking the second straight year Ford's acclaimed three-cylinder engine has captured the award.|
The 1.0-litre EcoBoost – which combines direct fuel injection, turbocharging and variable valve timing to lower fuel consumption without sacrificing power – received the highest score in the history of the awards. The engine also won the 'Best Engine Under 1....
|FORD MOTOR COMPANY U.S. SALES UP 14 PERCENT; FORD FUSION, ESCAPE AND NEW LINCOLN MKZ CONTINUE RECORD-SETTING PACE◾Ford Motor Company's May U.S. sales up 14 percent compared with a year ago; best May sales since 2006 with retail sales up 17 percent|
◾Escape delivers best month ever – sales up 26 percent year over year; Fusion sales up 10 percent – Fusion's best-ever May; both achieve monthly sales records for four straight months
◾F-Series, America's best-selling pickup for 36 years, posts a 31 percent increase – best May sales since 2005 and first time F-Series breaks the 70,000 mark since March 2007
| Ford Brings Competition To The Customer; Hosts 13-City Ecoboost Challenge◾Consumer events to drive Ford's fuel-efficient EcoBoost line-up, including the all-new Fiesta ST, Escape and Fusion against the competitors in closed track experiences|
◾Consumers interested in attending can sign up at fordecoboostchallengedrive.com
◾By the end of 2013, more than 90 percent of Ford's North American lineup will be available with an EcoBoost engine
DEARBORN, Mich., May 31, 2013 – Ford is taking the competition head on, inviting customers across the country to put the a....
| Utility Vehicles Driving Ford To Unprecedented Sales Gains In Critical Markets Around The World◾Ford utility vehicles making unprecedented gains in California; Ford brand retail utility share now more than 15 percent in the first quarter, almost 6 percentage points higher than 2006|
◾Ford projected to outpace the industry in global utility sales growth in key markets such as China, according to IHS; China utility vehicle sales expected to double in the next five years
◾Small utilities are the fastest-growing vehicle segment globally; Ford expected to outpace industry growth over the next....