|Talkin' ‘Bout a Revolution|
|• A healthy obsession leads Jackie Birdsall and TTC to the forefront of history |
The word she keeps using is 'obsessed.'
Jackie Birdsall became 'obsessed' with cars when she was a teenager. That made her 'obsessed' with the history of auto icons like Henry Ford and Lee Iacocca. In 2003, she did an internship with
Daimler-Chrysler, leading to an 'obsession' with hydrogen fuel cell technology.
And now, as an engineer at Toyota Technical Center, Birdsall is 'obsessed' with bringi...[Read more...]
|FORD MUSTANG HERO CAR FROM UPCOMING 'NEED FOR SPEED' MOVIE HEADED TO BARRETT-JACKSON AUCTION BLOCK|
|◾Ford-designed and built custom wide body Mustang used in the new movie 'Need for Speed' will be auctioned for charity
◾All-new 2015 Ford Mustang and 2015 Ford F-150 will be on display at the auction in West Palm Beach, Fla.
◾Ford will offer ride-and-drives at the auction in vehicles from its 2014 lineup; Shelby GT500, Focus ST and Fiesta ST are primed for hot-lap experiences
A custom 2014 Ford Mustang GT starring in the new movie, 'Need for Speed,' will be auctioned off for charity by Ford...[Read more...]|
|FORD CELEBRATES 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOVING ASSEMBLY LINE WITH NEW GOALS FOR ADVANCED, FLEXIBLE|
|◾By 2017, Ford will increase its global flexible manufacturing to produce on average four different models at each plant around the world
◾Largest manufacturing expansion in 50 years with eight new assembly plants and six new powertrain plants globally to support growth and retain approximately 130,000 manufacturing jobs around the world
◾Ford ramping up new advanced manufacturing techniques such as 3D printing, advanced prototyping, robotics and virtual simulation to lead the next generation ...[Read more...]|
|'OPENING THE HIGHWAYS' ARTWORK RESTORED AS FORD BUILDS ON CENTURY-PLUS LEGACY OF MOBILITY LEADERSHIP|
|◾'Opening the Highways' Ford advertisement first printed in 1925 still used to summarize company's vision for automotive leadership
◾Ford and The Henry Ford work together to restore historic painting used in the ad
◾Restored painting and ad unveiled in Henry Ford Museum's 'Driving America' exhibit
DEARBORN, Mich., June 24, 2013 – A nearly 90-year-old advertisement that propelled Ford Motor Company's vision for putting the world on wheels and recently helped transform the company from...[Read more...]|
|Unique Ford Shelby GT500 To Be Auctioned Saturday|
|On Saturday, Sept. 22, Ford Motor Company and Henry Ford Health System will auction a fabulous, one-of-a-kind 2013 Ford Shelby GT500.
As part of its 2012 'Get Your Heart Racing' event and charity auction, Henry Ford Health System has once again called on the creative talents of Ford designer Melvin Betancourt. To thank the dedicated team at Henry Ford Health System that Betancourt credits with saving his life when he was treated for a serious heart condition, the designer has focused all of h...[Read more...]|