|FORD AT CES ANNOUNCES SMART MOBILITY PLAN AND 25 GLOBAL EXPERIMENTS DESIGNED TO CHANGE THE WAY THE WORLD MOVES|
|◾Ford at CES announces Ford Smart Mobility plan to use innovation to take company to next level in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience and big data
◾25 global mobility experiments launched this year to test new ideas and address growing or increasing transportation challenges; insights gained will shape Ford's future investments
◾Ford showcases SYNC® 3, its most advanced vehicle connectivity system, and highlights semi-autonomous vehicles on the road today and ...[Read more...]|
|105 YEAR OLD 'CAR OF KINGS' EMERGES FROM AUSTRALIA FOR SALE AT BONHAMS' INAUGURAL MERCEDES-BENZ AUCTION|
|A 1909 35hp Mercedes with a rugged past, estimated at €480,000-680,000, is being offered on 12 July as part of Bonhams' Mercedes-Benz Sale at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany. The Sale will feature a choice selection of some 40 motor cars manufactured by the renowned German marque over its more than century-long history.
Perhaps the last place one would expect to find an early Mercedes vehicle advertised as 'the car of kings' is at Isis Downs, an isolated sheep station in Queens...[Read more...]|
|FORD FUND ANNOUNCES $1 MILLION WILLIAM CLAY FORD AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN SCHOLARSHIP|
|◾Scholarship commemorates the design legacy of William Clay Ford, former chairman of Ford Motor Company's design committee
◾Ford Fund commits $50,000 per year during the next 20 years, giving five automotive design students each $10,000 per year
◾Mr. Ford oversaw design of the iconic Lincoln Continental Mark II, considered by many one of the greatest cars ever built
Ford Motor Company Fund will award $1 million in automotive design scholarships during the next 20 years to commemorate the la...[Read more...]|
|Ford Motor Company Fund Donates $1 Million To College For Creative Studies|
| ||The College for Creative Studies (CCS) announced today that Ford Motor Company Fund will donate $1 million over five years, strengthening its commitment to one of the world's leading art and design colleges and providing educational opportunities to Detroit youth.
The funds are being used to establish the Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies (HFA: SCS) College and Career Transitions Office at CCS, as well as start a Ford Blue Oval Scholarship fund at CCS for graduates of HFA: SCS t...[Read more...]|
|Edsel Ford's Restored 1934 Model 40 Special Speedster Returns to Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance|
|It has been 13 years since Edsel Ford's 1934 Model 40 Special Speedster first made headlines when it rolled onto the field at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. The elegant roadster, which was rediscovered in 1999 by the show's founder and Chairman Bill Warner, will return again on Sunday, March 11 to the 17 the annual Concours; this time as part of the collection of the historic Edsel Eleanor Ford House (Ford House) and completely restored to its timeless elegance.
The Speedster's ...[Read more...]|