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2014-07-23 12:21:13

Company appoints Raj Singh to new chief information officer position DEARBORN, Mich., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FordDirect, a joint venture between Ford Motor Company and its franchise dealers, has named Raj Singh as chief information officer (CIO), a new position on FordDirect's executive team. As CIO, Singh oversees a department of professionals and more than 50 technology providers and vendors, and is responsible for technology compliance, infrastructure management, data...

2014-07-10 12:21:27

Executive appointments made to support growing focus on the customer experience and global innovation DEARBORN, Mich., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FordDirect, a joint venture between Ford Motor Company and its franchise dealers, announced the promotion of several FordDirect employees, including the appointment of three employees to senior vice president: Senior Vice President of Digital Retail Solutions James Casazza; Senior Vice President of Customer Engagement John Gottschalk; and Senior...

2014-07-01 12:22:23

-- 2014 marks Ford's sixth consecutive year as exclusive automotive sponsor of the ESSENCE Festival that kicks off this weekend in New Orleans DEARBORN, Mich., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 20(th) anniversary of the ESSENCE Festival kicks off this weekend, and Ford will be there to help attendees celebrate and potentially walk away with the keys to an all-new 2015 Ford Mustang, as part of its title sponsorship. The ESSENCE Festival is a cultural celebration featuring a mix of established...

2014-06-23 12:31:09

DEARBORN, Mich., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carhartt, America's premium work wear brand since 1889, today announced that its insulated flame-resistant (FR) outerwear styles are UL® Classified to the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) 2112 safety standard. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120404/DE79667LOGO Previously, UL® testing methods were designed for non-insulated garments which prevented certification for many outerwear styles. UL® has updated testing protocols...

2014-06-23 12:29:14

ROYAL OAK, Mich., FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., and DEARBORN, Mich., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare have reached a definitive agreement to combine their operations into a new $3.8 billion health care organization following unanimous approval by their boards today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140623/120531 Beaumont Board Chair Stephen Howard, Botsford Trustee Chair Gerson Cooper and Oakwood Board Chairman John Lewis say...

2014-06-10 16:21:07

65th annual auto technology showdown matched top high school student teams from all 50 states; over $10 million in scholarships awarded to help refuel auto industry's next generation of talent DEARBORN, Mich., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students from across the country gathered in Dearborn today, to match wits and workmanship in a race against the clock - and one another - for the right to claim a National Championship and be named the top young automotive minds in America at the...

2014-05-21 16:25:14

Top Chef Masters winner Douglas Keane helps set a world record by grilling 500 steaks simultaneously to feed Detroit's hard-working first responders DEARBORN, Mich., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carhartt, America's legendary work wear brand since 1889, today hosted an appreciation barbeque at Roosevelt Park for Detroit's hard-working police and firefighters with a special appearance from Detroit Lions Running Back, Reggie Bush. Top Chef Masters winner and Michigan native Chef Douglas...

2014-05-16 12:20:42

Local CITGO Marketer Raises Money for Breast Cancer Awareness at Station Grand Opening DEARBORN, Mich., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- May 3 through May 7, local CITGO Marketer Bazco Oil Company celebrated the grand opening of its newest CITGO location in Dearborn, Mich. by raising money for breast cancer awareness and research. To celebrate, the company offered discounts of 20 cents per gallon on gasoline and on May 3 ten cents from each gallon of fuel sold went to support the Susan...

2014-03-12 23:28:56

According to court documents, over 200 Dearborn homes were damaged as a result of sewage backups that occurred in July 2013. Dearborn, MI (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Macuga, Liddle & Dubin, P.C., an experienced environmental class action law firm, is announcing important information for Dearborn sewage backup victims. Macuga, Liddle & Dubin have filed filed a Class Action Complaint in Wayne County Circuit Court (Case No. 14-002824-NZ, Judge Patricia Perez Fresard) against the City of...

2014-02-26 16:22:33

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students at Boston College, Boston University, Carnegie Mellon University, Michigan State University, Northeastern University, Purdue University, University of Minnesota and University of Wisconsin will have an opportunity to Go Further with Ford Motor Company through the College Ambassador Challenge. This marketing initiative, a collaboration with internship expert and founder of InternQueen.com Lauren Berger, is an opportunity to provide...


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Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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