|NEW TROPHY FOR FORD ECOBOOST 400 HARKENS BACK TO RACER HENRY FORD|
|• HOMESTEAD, Fla., Nov. 12, 2014 – It's a trophy Henry Ford himself would love.|
The winner of this Sunday's Ford EcoBoost 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Homestead-Miami Speedway will be taking home a trophy, but in this case, the new trophy represents a unique part of Ford Racing history.
For the first time, Homestead-Miami Speedway and Ford Racing collaborated on a special race winner's trophy unlike any other in the sport.
The trophy features an exact replica of the steering whe...[Read more...]
|FORD DEARBORN TRUCK PLANT CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING; PREPARES TO BUILD ALL-NEW 2015 FORD F-150|
|◾Along with Dearborn Truck Plant marking 10 years of sustainable manufacturing and 2.6 million units of Ford F-150 production, Ford Rouge factory tour celebrates its 10th year; a complete tour renovation starts this summer
◾Dearborn Truck Plant upholds Ford's blueprint for sustainability through its living roof and recycling programs; the facility has recycled more than 20 million pounds of cardboard, paper, plastic and wood since its opening
◾Dearborn Truck Plant will begin building the all-n...[Read more...]|
|FORD CELEBRATES AUSSIE UTE'S 80TH ANNIVERSARY AS THE PIONEER OF THE COMPANY'S GLOBAL TRUCK LEADERSHIP|
|◾Ford celebrates the 80th anniversary of its ute – the forerunner of modern pickup trucks – based on the first sale to a Melbourne-area farmer in February 1934
◾A 23-year-old Ford Australia designer created the ute by listening to the farming family's request for a vehicle with more utility
◾Ford's truck teams translate customer needs into innovations more than ever, including the all-new 2015 F-150 with high-strength, military-grade, aluminum alloys throughout the body
◾Ford sold more than o...[Read more...]|
|TechShop and Ford Celebrate One Year of Innovation in Metro Detroit; Benefits Emerge from Entrepreneurial Spirit|
|•TechShop Detroit – a do-it-yourself workshop and fabrication studio where prospective inventors, makers and hackers can rent space to have access to high-tech equipment – celebrates its first anniversary with an event June 1
•In the past year, Ford's Employee Patent Incentive Program, in conjunction with TechShop, has in part led to 50 percent more patentable ideas by Ford employees
•TechShop offers members a chance to tinker and test out new, innovative ideas with equipment on site to better...[Read more...]|
|45Th Anniversary Of 'All-American' Victory At 1967 Le Mans|
|Forty-five years ago this past week, American racing history was made, and thus far has neve rbeen matched again.
With the 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend, Racing in America reflects on the 45th anniversary of the Ford Mark IV claiming the second of four consecutive victories for Ford Motor Company cars at LeMans, arguably the greatest American racing victory on foreign soil.
That day in 1967, the stunning red Mark IV, now in the procession of Henry Ford Museum as part of its Racing in ...[Read more...]|