|FORD CELEBRATES AUSSIE UTE'S 80TH ANNIVERSARY AS THE PIONEER OF THE COMPANY'S GLOBAL TRUCK LEADERSHIP|
|◾Ford celebrates the 80th anniversary of its ute – the forerunner of modern pickup trucks – based on the first sale to a Melbourne-area farmer in February 1934
◾A 23-year-old Ford Australia designer created the ute by listening to the farming family's request for a vehicle with more utility
◾Ford's truck teams translate customer needs into innovations more than ever, including the all-new 2015 F-150 with high-strength, military-grade, aluminum alloys throughout the body
◾Ford sold more than o...[Read more...]|
|150TH ANNIVERSARY OF HENRY FORD'S BIRTH DECLARED ‘HENRY FORD DAY' BY MICHIGAN LEGISLATURE|
|◾The 150th birthday of Henry Ford – July 30, 2013 – is declared 'Henry Ford Day' in the state of Michigan
◾Celebration honoring Henry Ford's 150th birthday to be held on Saturday, July 27, at Henry and Clara Ford's historic home, Henry Ford Estate/Fair Lane in Dearborn, Mich.
◾Henry Ford Estate Inc., a nonprofit that shares governance with Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, takes ownership of the Dearborn estate
DEARBORN, Mich., July 25, 2013 – The enduring impact of Henry Ford and the 150t...[Read more...]|
|BOSCH INTRODUCES POWER MAX FIRST SUB-$450 ELECTRIC VEHICLE (EV) CHARGING STATION|
| ||Bosch Automotive Service Solutions, a leading supplier of technology and services, introduces Power Max, the automotive industry's first Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station with a price point of less than $450. The Power Max will retail for roughly half the cost of current EV charging stations, offering 240V charging, and reducing charging time by half while helping customers reduce their need for fossil fuels.
Leveraging expertise gained in household appliances and automotive solutions, ...[Read more...]|
|FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR HISTORICS|
|• Stanley Steamer takes centre stage for spring sale|
Brooklands will provide the backdrop for the ultimate MPV – built long before the category was even invented – when a 1917 20hp Stanley Mountain Wagon crosses the 'block' on Saturday March 9th for Historics' spring sale.
Having sold their dry plate photographic business to Eastman Kodak, twin brothers Francis E. Stanley and Freelan O. Stanley decided to set up the Stanley Motor Carriage Company in order to manufacture steam powe...[Read more...]
|World's Oldest Ford Vehicle Returns Home To Kick Off Henry Ford 150TH Celebration in 2013|
|•Oldest surviving Ford production car, a 1903 Model A, recently purchased at auction by Bill Ford; car unveiled as part of an employee event to kick off the 150th anniversary celebration of Henry Ford's birth in 2013
•Community picnic, special program at Maker Faire are key events leading up to the 150th birthday of Henry Ford on July 30, 2013
•New dedicated website, www.henryford150.com, launches to host an interactive timeline of Ford's life, a calendar of activities and information, and e...[Read more...]|