|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 MOTOR COMPANY DIRECTOR EMERITUS WILLIAM CLAY FORD DIES AT AGE 88|
|William Clay Ford, who helped steer Ford Motor Company into the modern era as an employee, director and influential member of the Ford family, died this morning at his home from pneumonia.
Mr. Ford, 88, served as Director Emeritus, Ford Motor Company and was the last surviving grandchild of the company's founder, Henry Ford.
Mr. Ford served Ford Motor Company for 57 years as an employee and board member, playing a pivotal role in shaping the company for more than half of its 110-year histo...[Read more...]|
|The Fox Body Mustang: A Return To Form|
|'Thou shall never do a slantback front end.' That was the commandment from Gene Bordinat, Ford's vice president of design, 'Henry Ford II only wants vertical front ends, and he'll show us the door if we ever try anything like it.'
This mantra hung over the early development of the third-generation of Ford's wildly successful Mustang. In 1975 Ford designers began the job of redesigning the iconic pony car for the coming 1980s. The car and country had been through a roller coaster 20-year perio...[Read more...]|
|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...[Read more...]|
|Classic Motorcar Holds Grande Salon Auction During Glenmoor Gathering|
|1912 Edsel Ford Model T Six Cylinder Speedster to Cross the Block
CANTON, Ohio - Classic Motorcar Auctions LLC will hold their 3rd annual Grande Salon Auction Sept. 15-16, 2012 during the Glenmoor Gathering event at the historic Glenmoor Country Club in Canton, Ohio.
The Grande Salon Auction will feature more than 150 antique, classic and sports cars as well as various automotive memorabilia up for bid. Vehicles will be available for preview on Friday, Sept. 14 from 1-8 p.m. The a...[Read more...]|