|FORD ANNOUNCES ALAN MULALLY RETIRING ON JULY 1; MARK FIELDS NAMED COMPANY PRESIDENT AND CEO|
|◾Alan Mulally to retire from Ford on July 1, after serving as president and CEO and leading the company's One Ford global transformation since September 2006
◾Mark Fields named Ford president and CEO, effective July 1; Fields served as COO since December 2012 and led Ford's transformation in North America since 2005
◾Long-planned, seamless CEO transition underscores strength of Ford's leadership team and succession planning process, Executive Chairman Bill Ford says
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|GM FOUNDATION GRANT SENDS 256 DETROIT CHILDREN TO PRESCHOOL|
| ||DETROIT – The General Motors Foundation is making a quality preschool education possible for 256 children in Detroit's most challenged neighborhoods through a $500,000 grant in support of the Education Achievement Authority (EAA) of Michigan.
'Early education is a critical factor in the long-term success of our children. This very generous gift from the GM Foundation will make a huge difference in the lives of our children, and we are very grateful for the support,' Education Achieveme...[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...]|
|Lingenfelter Collection Garage Crawl To Take Place Saturday, June 15 During 26Th Annual Eyeson Design|
| ||BRIGHTON, Mich. - Ken Lingenfelter, owner of Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, will open the doors of his famed Lingenfelter Collection by hosting a Garage Crawl during the 26th Annual EyesOn Design week of activities. All proceeds from EyesOn Design events, this year themed 'Revolution over Evolution,' will benefit the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology.
Lingenfelter, who serves on the EyesOn Design Board, will also exhibit select vehicles from his collection in the EyesOn...[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...]|