|FORD WINS BEST VALUE AWARDS FROM VINCENTRIC, TAKES HOME HONORS FOR TRUCK BRAND, F-150, F-350 SUPER DUTY AND TAURUS|
|DEARBORN, Mich., April 5, 2016 – Ford, America's truck leader, is winning recognition for trucks that offer the best value. Ford Taurus was honored with a value award as well.
Ford is named Best Value Truck Brand in America for the second time by Vincentric, an automotive data analysis firm that specializes in lifecycle cost measurement. Ford first earned the truck brand award in 2013.
Ford F-150 wins the Best Value in America award among full-size half-ton pickups for the fifth tim...[Read more...]|
|UAW-FORD COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT PART OF THE FOUNDATION FOR AN EVEN STRONGER BUSINESS IN YEARS AHEAD|
| ||◾New agreement secures $9 billion of investments in Ford's U.S. plants and creates or secures 8,500 U.S. hourly jobs at Ford's U.S. manufacturing facilities; provides work force with base pay increases, bonuses and other benefits
◾In the U.S., labor cost structure standardized with domestic competitors; Ford's U.S. labor cost increase limited to less than 1.5 percent a year, including ratification and lump sum bonuses
◾Agreement maintains flexibility to optimize alternative work schedules and ...[Read more...]|
|ULTIMATE TOWING MACHINE: 2015 FORD F-450 RATED BEST-IN-CLASS USING SOCIETY OF AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS J2807 STANDARD|
|◾For customers who require no-compromise towing capability, the 2015 Ford F-450 Super Duty Class 3 pickup boasts the highest rating of any pickup truck in the United States – 31,200 pounds, measured using the Society of Automotive Engineers J2807 standard
◾F-450 Super Duty towing capability is 2,200 pounds greater than its closest competitor's crew cab 4x4 pickup truck
◾Ford will rate 2015 F-Series Super Duty maximum payload using base curb weight, aligning its payload rating practices with ot...[Read more...]|
|FORD'S SUPPLIER DIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM: 35 YEARS OF EMPOWERING MINORITY, WOMEN AND VETERAN BUSINESS OWNERS|
| ||◾ Ford's award-winning Supplier Diversity Development (SDD) program celebrates its 35th anniversary; since 1978 Ford has spent more than $67 billion with diverse suppliers
◾ In 2012 Ford spent $5.7 billion with tier-one minority-owned suppliers, $1.2 billion with tier-one women-owned suppliers, and $2.1 billion with tier-one suppliers who use tier-two minority- and women-owned businesses
◾ A diverse supplier base brings a fresh perspective that can lead to cutting-edge innovations and help ac...[Read more...]|
|1955 MOTORAMA LaSALLES TO DEBUT AT AMELIA|
|The LaSalle show cars built for the 1955 General Motors Motorama will be featured at the 18th Annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, March 10, 2013. Presented by Chubb Personal Insurance in partnership with the Bortz Auto Collection, Highland, Park, Illinois, the two cars, an unrestored sedan and the newly restored roadster, will be seen in public for the first time in 57 years.
'Joe Bortz has been on the cutting edge of dream car discoveries for over 40 years', commented Bill Warner, Chai...[Read more...]|