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2013-05-08 16:20:24

DEARBORN, Mich., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford adding 2,000-plus jobs at Kansas City AssemblyFord will add more than 2,000 jobs at Kansas City Assembly Plant, where the F-150 is built. Click here for an inside look at Ford employees working on assembly of the industry-leading Ford F-150. The company is adding the jobs to meet surging demand for F-150 and the planned production of the all-new Ford Transit. more... Kristina Adamski | kadamsk1@ford.com | 313.588.0849 Ford U.S. sales up...

2013-05-02 08:24:26

DEARBORN, Mich., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) will conduct its 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, May 9, 2013, in the DuPont Theatre of the Hotel du Pont in Wilmington, Del. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. EDT and can be accessed on a listen-only basis by phone or audio webcast at www.shareholder.ford.com: Access Information: May 9, 2013Toll Free: 866.318.8620International: 617.399.5139Verbal Passcode: Ford ShareholdersInternet:...

2013-05-01 16:21:53

DEARBORN, Mich., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury watch from Shinola to honor Ford MustangDetroit-based Shinola is helping to mark 50 years of Mustang with the release of a premium wristwatch. Bearing the exclusive Mustang 50 Years logo, only 1,000 of these watches will be sold. A onetime maker of shoe polish, Shinola is an American brand that embodies strength, passion and quality, and so is a perfect fit to help celebrate this special moment in automotive history. Click here for a video...

2013-04-30 12:20:14

FordDirect launches chat services to increase customer engagement, heighten website experiences and generate more leads. DEARBORN, Mich., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FordDirect recently introduced LiveConnect Communication Service, an enhancement to its product offerings that enables dealers to better engage with consumers in real time through their websites. FordDirect's LiveConnect Communication Service offers a customizable, dealer-managed chat solution, with integrated...

2013-04-25 12:21:55

DEARBORN, Mich., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit of innovation that guided company founder Henry Ford embraced by next generation at Ford "Take Our Children to Work Day" Unique activities at Ford Research and Innovation Center enable the children of Ford engineers and scientists to experience how subjects like math and science are used to create new vehicle technologies Hundreds of children turned out today at Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), as part of "Take Our Children to Work...

2013-04-24 16:20:26

DEARBORN, Mich., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KBB.com: Ford Focus Electric, C-MAX Energi, Lincoln MKZ Hybrid are Best Green Cars Several Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) vehicles were named to the KBB.com list of 10 Best Green Cars of 2013. Kelley Blue Book editors chose the vehicles for being environmentally friendly and for providing commentary and mileage information. Click here to read the full article. Flat Rock Assembly Plant celebrates one-millionth Mustang Happy birthday, Mustang!...

2013-04-19 08:20:10

DEARBORN, Mich. and SAN DIEGO, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Collaboration pairs Ford C-MAX Energi and other energy-efficient technologies with KB Home's ZeroHouse 2.0 model home to showcase affordable sustainable living KB Home to feature Ford's MyEnergi Lifestyle® in ZeroHouse 2.0 in San Marcos, Calif. ZeroHouse 2.0 represents the next generation of energy-efficient home design that can help lower cost of home ownership compared to a typical resale home. A fully optioned ZeroHouse...

2013-04-17 16:20:33

DEARBORN, Mich., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford delivers best hybrid sales quarter, ever Ford delivered its best hybrid sales quarter in the first quarter of 2013, with sales totaling 21,080 vehicles. Ford's hybrid sales were up 324 percent nationally over 2012, achieving a 16 percent share of the electrified vehicle market - up from 4 percent last year. more... Amanda Zusman | azusman@ford.com | 313.322.3132 Happy birthday, Mustang! Forty-nine years to the day after its New York...

2013-04-15 00:20:21

DEARBORN, Mich., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford launches a new Vehicle Orientation program this week at dealerships nationwide designed to bring consumers closer to the features available on their cars through an e-mailed checklist with links to 'video snacks' on Fordowner.com The inspiration for video snacks comes from Ford's Global Consumer Experience Movement, a revolutionary program created to elevate the dealer-customer relationship into a world-class consumer experience VIDEO:...

2013-04-11 20:20:12

DEARBORN, Mich., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford announces new fuel-efficient 1.5-liter EcoBoost(®) engine, extends successful EcoBoost lineup to meet global demand for four-cylinder EcoBoost engines Ford now has capacity to build 1.6 million EcoBoost engines annually, triples number of plants that produce EcoBoost engines in Europe, Asia and North America from 2010 to 2013 1.5-liter EcoBoost offers trademark EcoBoost turbocharging, direct fuel injection and variable valve...


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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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