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2013-03-22 00:20:10

DEARBORN, Mich., March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In late 2011, Ford announced its global water use reduction strategy would decrease the average amount of water used to make each vehicle by 30 percent between 2009 and 2015; water use already has been cut by 25 percent per vehicle since 2009 Since 2000, Ford has decreased its total water use globally from 64 million cubic meters to 24 million cubic meters - the equivalent of about 10.6 billion gallons - due in large part to implementation...

2013-03-21 00:20:13

DEARBORN, Mich., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford is matching 12 of its purchasing teams and 30 of its Tier 1 purchasing teams with qualified Michigan suppliers, which can help spur economic growth and increase jobs in the state Ford-hosted matchmaking summit is first of its type for OEMs; Ford has successful history of bringing together suppliers and small businesses, especially women, minority and veteran-owned businesses A Center for Automotive Research (CAR) study released today...

2013-03-20 16:20:24

DEARBORN, Mich., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New Ford Fusion minimizes pollen and 'touch' allergensAs spring arrives and more Americans prepare to face allergies, the new 2013 Ford Fusion can help combat common airborne and touch-based allergens, while monitoring possible irritants in areas where customers are driving or planning to visit. more... Wes Sherwood | wsherwoo@ford.com | 313.390.5660 Teen driving deaths on the rise; parents can help reverse trendTraffic fatalities are the...

2013-03-19 12:20:38

DEARBORN, Mich., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford has begun requiring that more than 100 materials and components meet stringent standards to minimize potential allergy issues on the new Fusion and other Ford vehicles Engineers avoid materials such as latex, chrome and nickel - a metal 10 percent of Americans are allergic to - that can cause allergic reactions Similar to a furnace filter in a house, cabin air filters in the 2013 Fusion and other new Ford vehicles prevent airborne...

2013-03-18 12:20:13

DEARBORN, Mich., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents play a key role in teens' decisions on safe driving. Research for Ford's Driving Skills for Life program (DSFL) shows teens tend to emulate how their parents drive. Traffic fatalities are the leading cause of death for American teens. There were more than 3,000 teen fatalities in 2010, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In 2013, Ford Driving Skills for Life will reach about 200 high...

2013-03-15 08:20:45

DEARBORN, Mich., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company [NYSE: F] today filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission its preliminary proxy statement for the 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The proxy announces details about the company's Annual Meeting, which is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. EDT Thursday, May 9 at the Hotel du Pont, 11(th) and Market Streets, Wilmington, Del. Included in the proxy are six company and two shareholder proposals requiring the votes of...

2013-03-14 12:20:20

DEARBORN, Mich., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford's Supplier Diversity Development (SDD) program continues to exceed its goals for a diverse business landscape. The automaker annually aims to source at least 10 percent of U.S. purchases from minority, women and veteran-owned businesses In 2012, Ford purchased $5.7 billion in goods and services from minority-owned suppliers and $1.2 billion in goods and services from women-owned businesses Ford is recognized by the Women's Business...

2013-03-14 00:20:11

DEARBORN, Mich., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 600 employees in the Ford Volunteer Corps join together with nonprofit partners to support children and families Ford Motor Company Fund provides $53,000 in grants to purchase tools and supplies for volunteer projects Ford MODEL Teams are at work in more than three dozen locations selected by nonprofit partners as part of a Ford Accelerated Action Day The Ford Volunteer Corps is on the job all over southeast Michigan on the Ford...

2013-03-13 16:21:29

DEARBORN, Mich., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Agent of change: Ford empowers women in rural India Henry Ford believed the Model T would improve lives through greater mobility. More than 100 years later - on the other side of the world - that legacy lives on. A specially equipped Ford SUV assists in transporting women in a remote area of India to healthcare facilities. Click here for a video showing a day in the life of the women Ford is helping in these tiny villages. Todd Nissen |...

2013-03-07 04:20:09

CHENNAI, India, DELHI, India, and DEARBORN, Mich., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford worked with public and private organizations on a pilot program designed to bring the right healthcare to the women and children living in an inaccessible part of rural India Sustainable Urban Mobility with Uncompromised Rural Reach, known as SUMURR, enabled childbirth for 41 women with high-risk mothers pregnancies, visited 54 villages, and reached more than 3,100 people to facilitate community...


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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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