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2013-01-02 16:20:18

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Buying a new TV for the big game, easier with a Ford Fusion Getting ready for the playoffs, a man decides to buy a new 47-inch flat-screen TV; the only problem is he can't fit it into his Honda Accord. Luckily, his good friend is the owner of a new 2013 Ford Fusion with a larger trunk and more pass-through space from seats that fold down easily. The Fusion trunk offers 16 cubic feet while Accord provides 15.8 cubic feet and Toyota Camry measures...

2012-12-30 00:20:06

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford on track to sell 2.2 million U.S. vehicles in 2012, marking two straight years above the 2 million mark - the only brand to top 2 million U.S. sales since 2007 Focus remains the best-selling global vehicle nameplate, based on latest available Polk new vehicle registration data through September; Fiesta is best-selling global B-car Ford is only automaker with three vehicle nameplates in the global top 10 - Focus at number 1, F-Series at...

2012-12-28 20:20:05

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The all-new 2013 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid will offer up to an EPA-estimated 108 MPGe city, making it America's most fuel-efficient sedan by besting Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid by 5 MPGe Ford projects 19,000-plus hybrid/electric vehicle sales in the fourth quarter of this year, making it the company's best quarter for hybrids ever and besting its own previous hybrid vehicle sales record by more than 50 percent; more than half of hybrid...

2012-12-27 16:20:11

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- About 120 million pounds of damaged vehicle parts have been processed through the Ford Core Recovery Program since its inception; program celebrates 10 years in 2013 Reusing parts as often as possible helps control costs and quality while conserving valuable resources and giving new life to vehicle components otherwise likely destined for a junkyard or landfill In the last two years, bumpers and headlights were added to the list of parts...

2012-12-27 00:20:08

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford is spending more than $773 million on new equipment and capacity expansions across six manufacturing facilities in southeast Michigan as it delivers on a commitment to invest $6.2 billion in U.S. plants by 2015. The investments in Michigan will create 2,350 new hourly jobs and allow the company to retain an additional 3,240 hourly jobs. Over the next six months, Ford will upgrade stamping operations at Michigan Assembly Plant and...

2012-12-21 16:20:18

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford vehicles including the all-new 2013 Fusion are increasingly equipped with sensors that assist drivers with increased awareness Sensor fusion, machine learning, and "big data" among the predictions for the next wave of Ford research and development State-of-the-art sensing, computing and communications systems are not only quickly changing consumer expectations in people's everyday lives, but are driving innovation in the automotive...

2012-12-20 00:20:08

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The all-new 2013 Ford Fusion achieved an Acceptable Rating in the challenging new small overlap front crash test and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently named the all-new 2013 Ford Fusion a Top Safety Pick+, the highest recommendation the organization has for vehicle crash safety The all-new Fusion features the Personal Safety System, new safety belt technologies and a total of eight airbags, which are designed to...

2012-12-19 16:20:33

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (Ford eNews will return Jan. 2, 2013, but continue to check out www.media.ford.com for the latest developments.) Ford C-MAX is the fastest-selling hybrid ever at launchFord's all-new C-MAX has become the fastest-selling hybrid, with 8,030 sales in its first two full months on the market in October and November. This significantly outpaces Toyota Camry Hybrid's 7,300 sales in its first two full months in May and June 2006. more... Wes Sherwood...

2012-12-17 12:20:28

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford C-MAX has become the fastest-selling hybrid ever at launch, with 8,030 units sold in its first two months of sales in October and November, outpacing Toyota Camry Hybrid's 7,300 sales in its first two full months in May and June 2006 C-MAX Hybrid and C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid are selling three times faster than the combined launch sales of Toyota Prius and Honda Insight in 2000 Ford achieved its best electrified vehicle sales month...

2012-12-14 00:20:20

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford brings an all-new compact Transit Connect commercial van to market, ideally suited to small business owners and fleets placing high value on fuel efficiency Transit Connect Van is expected to deliver at least 5 mpg better fuel economy on the highway than Ram C/V Cargo Van while carrying more payload than a full-size Ram 1500 pickup truck Anticipating up to 30+ mpg on the highway with EcoBoost(®) power, Transit Connect Van offers...


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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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