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2013-05-29 16:20:36

DEARBORN, Mich., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford utilities make unprecedented gains in critical markets globallyFord made a bet with its One Ford plan and now it's paying off. The company is leading a major global shift to fuel-efficient and functional utility vehicles, growing its sales in the last five years faster than any of its other vehicle segments and faster than the industry average. Led by the global launch of EcoSport and Escape/Kuga, Ford is expected to outpace industry growth...

2013-05-29 12:20:55

- Ford is calling for entries in its "Rolling with Ford AND The BET Awards Contest" to award one lucky winner the opportunity of a lifetime DEARBORN, Mich., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford is looking to give one winner the opportunity of a lifetime at the 2013 BET Awards. The "Rolling with Ford AND The BET Awards Contest" will award one consumer with a VIP experience to the 2013 BET Awards in Los Angeles June 30. The winner and his or her companion will be Ford's official...

2013-05-29 08:20:47

DEARBORN, Mich., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 Ford Warriors in Pink collection of apparel and accessories is now available at www.fordcares.com; 100 percent of the net proceeds benefit breast cancer charities. Ford Warriors in Pink(®) once again honors breast cancer survivors who have demonstrated strength and courage in their battle with its "Models of Courage" program -- showcasing 11 survivors, 11 stories of hope. For the past 19 years, Ford has fought the battle against...

2013-05-24 16:20:17

DEARBORN, Mich., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty-seven of Ford's top-performing suppliers received World Excellence Awards for 2012 A special honor was given to 35 suppliers who demonstrated the Go Further mindset and continuous pursuit of excellence in the face of unforeseen business challenges Ford's supplier partners are recognized for achieving the highest level of excellence in key areas including quality, cost performance and delivery Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) hosted its...

2013-05-22 16:20:29

DEARBORN, Mich., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KBB.com: Ford Fusion is a Best Family CarThe all-new Ford Fusion has been named a KBB.com 2013 Best Family Car. With its "eye-catching exterior, Fusion stands out with a variety of powertrains, plus available all-wheel drive and enough tech features to make a geek swoon," KBB editors say. Fusion is the first sedan to offer gas, hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains, giving customers leading fuel economy and underscoring Ford's commitment to power...

2013-05-22 00:20:08

DEARBORN, Mich., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford will add an additional 200,000 units of annual straight-time capacity this year after increasing annual straight-time capacity by 400,000 units in the region last year Ford will shorten its summer shutdown from the traditional two weeks to one week for a majority of North American assembly plants, increasing production by an extra 40,000 units This year Ford plans to add close to 3,500 hourly jobs to meet customer demand for the...

2013-05-20 08:20:35

DEARBORN, Mich., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford's award-winning Supplier Diversity Development (SDD) program celebrates its 35(th) 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...

2013-05-16 12:32:47

Renowned National Sports Radio Host and Former Defensive Lineman Stars in Light-Hearted Video Highlighting What Dad Really Wants for Father's Day DEARBORN, Mich., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned national sports radio host and former defensive lineman, Mike Golic and legendary work wear brand Carhartt have joined efforts to Save Dad's Day from the typical homemade Father's Day gifts like popsicle stick birdhouses, macaroni sculptures and other sad looking arts and crafts and...

2013-05-15 16:20:29

DEARBORN, Mich., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic Vision: Ford Fusion, F-250/F-350 are quality leadersThe 2013 Ford Fusion and F-250/F-350 are Total Quality winners in Strategic Vision's 18th annual Total Quality Index((TM)) study. With leading fuel economy, technology and game-changing looks, Fusion takes the No. 1 spot in the highly competitive midsize sedan segment. Fusion had best-ever April sales of 26,722 cars - a 24 percent increase over record 2012 levels. F-250/F-350's...

2013-05-14 12:20:41

DEARBORN, Mich., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FordDirect, a joint venture between Ford Motor Company and its franchise dealers, today announced the addition of two new tools for dealers provided by Black Book® Online. A trade-in appraisal tool and credit estimator tool will now be available for consumer use on all DealerConnection websites. Today's tech savvy consumers expect to have immediate access to information online. A study conducted by Google/ThinkAuto reports that more...


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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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