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|FORD STEAM LAB CHALLENGES STUDENTS, REWARDS HIGH-TECH THINKING AND CREATIVITY DURING HACKATHON◾Ford STEAM Lab hosted a hackathon for 100 middle school students to introduce them to software development and skills needed to be high tech entrepreneurs|
◾Students from Patrick Henry Middle School in Woodhaven, Mich., took top honors, winning $15,000 for their school and $12,500 in scholarships
◾Ford and UAW extended to all student participants the opportunity to continue their coding education at a week-long Henry Ford College summer camp
DETROIT, March 30, 2015 – Given the ch....
|FORD ISSUES THREE SAFETY RECALLS IN NORTH AMERICADEARBORN, Mich., March 25, 2015 – Ford is issuing three safety recalls in North America. No accidents or injuries are attributed to these conditions. Details are as follows:|
Ford issues safety recall for certain 2011-2013 Ford Explorer and Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles for interior door handle issue
Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 213,000 2011-2013 Ford Explorer and Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles in North America (actual 212,911) for an issue wi....
|FORD BRINGS REPREVE TO THE 2015 F-150What if we could redirect plastics from landfill and use them to create innovative materials, and then put them in the all-new Ford F-150, part of Ford F-Series, America's best-selling truck? We could make a big difference.|
Since 2012, Ford Motor Company has worked with Unifi to bring environmentally responsible, high-performance REPREVE fiber to many Ford vehicles. Now, this innovative fiber is available in the in the all-new F-150. By substituting with this recycled material, Ford will div....
|FORD RECOGNIZED WITH GOLDEN GEAR AWARD FOR 111-YEAR HISTORY OF ENGINEERING INNOVATION◾Washington Automotive Press Association recognizes Ford Motor Company for its 111-year history of engineering innovation with Golden Gear Award|
◾Henry Ford honored for his vision to transform the automobile
◾Ford committed to driving innovation in every part of its business
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 19, 2015 – Ford Motor Company and its founder Henry Ford were honored at the Washington Automotive Press Association's 30th Anniversary Gala with the organization's Golden Gear Award. The ....
|FORD PUSHES INTERIOR DESIGN FORWARD, TESTING INNOVATIVE RESEARCH TOOLS◾Ford is conducting testing to collect valuable customer insights from emotional, logical and discovery perspectives|
◾This same approach influenced the interior design of the all-new Ford GT supercar, which is based on three principles – clarity of intent, innovation and connection
◾Ford GT interior design goes beyond automotive; Ford's global design studios created several non-automotive design objects, including a racing sailboat, that will be on display at leading furniture design event Sal....
|FORD MARKS PRODUCTION MILESTONE AS 5-MILLIONTH ECOBOOST-EQUIPPED VEHICLE ROLLS OFF ASSEMBLY LINE◾Ford Focus 1.0-liter becomes 5-millionth EcoBoost®-equipped vehicle manufactured|
◾Ford now producing more than 200,000 EcoBoost engines per month worldwide
◾Ford Fusion, Escape and F-150 are the best-selling turbocharged midsize car, utility and truck sold in the United States
WAYNE, Mich., March 17, 2015 – Ford has hit a new production milestone with its fuel-efficient EcoBoost®engine technology. Late last week, the 5-millionth vehicle with a Ford EcoBoost engine rolled off the ass....
|KANSAS CITY ASSEMBLY PLANT COMES ON LINE AS SECOND U.S. FACTORY BUILDING ALL-NEW FORD F-150◾2015 Ford F-150 starts production at Kansas City Assembly Plant; along with three shifts in operation at Dearborn Truck Plant, Ford is now producing even more units of the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever|
◾All-new F-150 is turning more than four times faster than the overall full-size pickup truck segment; In addition to producing all F-150 models and cab configurations, Kansas City exclusively builds specialty F-150s with 8-foot cargo boxes and heavy payload packages to meet the ne....
|FORD STEAM LAB AND #YESWECODE BRING SILICON VALLEY TO DETROIT, EMPOWERING STUDENTS TO 'HACK' EDUCATION REFORM◾Ford STEAM Lab, a Ford Motor Company Fund program, to host a hackathon for 100 middle school students to learn software coding skills, develop solutions to education reform|
◾Ford is collaborating with California-based #YesWeCode and Level Playing Field Institute, and two Detroit organizations, Sisters Code and Grand Circus, a tech training company
◾Event features a high profile panel of judges including Stephen Henderson/Detroit Free Press; Van Jones/#YesWeCode; and Skype appearance by Detroi....
|U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT: 2015 FORD FUSION HYBRID HONORED AS BEST HYBRID CAR FOR FAMILIESFor the fourth year straight, Ford Fusion Hybrid has been named U.S. News & World Report's Best Hybrid Car for Families. Fusion Hybrid leverages advanced vehicle electrification technology to provide a stylish, roomy, fun-to-drive family sedan. The 2015 model offers an impressive portfolio of driver-assist and convenience technologies based on sensors, cameras and radar that enable driver and passengers to enjoy a more relaxed and comfortable experience on the road. The award is based on profess....|
|FORD NAMED A 2015 WORLD'S MOST ETHICAL COMPANY BY ETHISPHERE INSTITUTE; ONLY AUTOMAKER TO EARN DESIGNATION◾Ford named to Ethisphere Institute's 2015 list of World's Most Ethical Companies® – the only automaker to earn the recognition|
◾Ethisphere honors companies for leading in ethics and compliance; corporate citizenship and responsibility; culture of ethics, governance and leadership; innovation; and reputation
◾A company's reputation for ethics and trust plays a role in customer purchase decisions, research finds
DEARBORN, Mich., March 9, 2015 – Ford Motor Company is being named today ....
|FORD MOTOR COMPANY FUND, SMITHSONIAN BRING SPARK!LAB TO ANCHORAGE, OPENING THE DOORS TO INNOVATION AND INVENTION◾The newest Spark!Lab opens at Anchorage Museum with experiments, games and activities to stimulate the imagination and spark creativity|
◾Spark!Lab is a unique, hands-on educational experience for children and families
◾Spark!Lab is one of several educational programs supported by Ford Motor Company Fund in collaboration with the Smithsonian
ANCHORAGE, AK, March 6, 2015 – Spark!Lab, the hands-on invention experience from the Smithsonian's Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention an....
|FORD CLEVELAND ENGINE PLANT BEGINS PRODUCTION OF THE NEW TWIN-SCROLL 2.0-LITER ECOBOOST AND 2.3-LITER ECOBOOST ENGINES◾Production officially begins on the all-new twin-scroll 2.0-liter EcoBoost and 2.3-liter EcoBoost engines for North America at Cleveland Engine Plant in Ohio, marking the first time Ford has built these engines in the U.S.|
◾Twin-scroll 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine is available in all-new Ford Edge; 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine is available for Ford Explorer, Ford Mustang and Lincoln MKC
◾New Edge and Explorer launching this year when utility sales are growing at three times the rate of the global v....
|FORD REVEALS NEW HIGH-SPEC AND SPORT MODELS AT GENEVA MOTOR SHOW; PREMIERES ALL-NEW EDGE S SUV IN EUROPE◾Ford Motor Company reveals sporty, dynamic new models for Europe as it extends its line-up at the Geneva Motor Show|
◾All-new Edge Sport SUV shown in Europe for the first time. All-new S-MAX Titanium Sport revealed
◾Ford also reveals EcoSport S and distinctive two-tone Focus Red and Black Editions, which each offer unique styling and equipment
◾Line-up of vehicles on display already includes all-new Focus RS, making its worldwide motor show debut, and Ford GT supercar, revealed in Europe for ....
|ALL-NEW FORD F-650/F-750 MEDIUM-DUTY TRUCKS ARE TOUGH ON WORK, QUIETER ON THE EARS◾2016 Ford F-650/F-750 powered by Ford-designed and -built 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 diesel engine is 25 percent quieter inside the cabin at 60 mph than the previous model|
◾2016 Ford F-650/F-750 with available 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8 diesel engine at idle is as much as 45 percent quieter inside the cabin and 35 percent quieter when outside the truck in front of the grille
◾All-new F-650/F-750 goes on sale this summer and will be built at Ohio Assembly Plant
INDIANAPOLIS, March 3, 2015....
|FORD BROADENS OUTREACH TO WOMEN MILITARY VETERANS WITH WORKSHOPS TO HELP EASE TRANSITION BACK TO CIVILIAN LIFE◾Ford collaborating with National Veterans Transition Services, Inc. to address challenges women face as they leave the military|
◾Freedom's Sisters REBOOT Workshop is a free, three-week course for up to 25 women veterans in the Los Angeles area
◾New program builds on Ford's long support of veterans at a time when increasing number of women are transitioning out of military and back to civilian life
Los Angeles,March 3, 2015–Ford Motor Company is collaborating with the National Vetera....
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