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2014-01-09 08:21:37

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford to pay first-quarter 2014 dividend of 12.5 cents per share, up 25 percent from the 2013 quarterly dividend rate of 10 cents per share -- Strong balance sheet, increased liquidity and positive business performance enable increase -- Ford continues to target a regular, growing dividend that is sustainable over an economic or business cycle The Board of Directors of Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F)...

2014-01-07 04:20:11

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford will host the first-ever automotive mobile app developer conference in Dearborn, Mich., this June -- Mobile app developers will have the opportunity to learn about the latest capabilities of Ford SYNC(®) AppLink((TM)), and how best to utilize available APIs and development tools directly from Ford engineers -- Prior to the conference, developers will have a chance to earn SYNC technology...

2014-01-03 08:20:45

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Industry-leading Ford SYNC(®) AppLink((TM)) will be available on 3.4 million more vehicles later this year; free upgrade enables current Ford owners to access and control smartphone apps via voice command -- New organizational alignments further Ford's vision to deliver a seamless customer experience for drivers - both inside and outside of the vehicle -- Ford names industry veteran Don Butler...

2014-01-02 00:20:07

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford C-MAX Solar Energi Concept is first-of-its-kind sun-powered vehicle with the potential to deliver the best of a plug-in hybrid without depending on the electric grid for fuel -- C-MAX Solar Energi Concept with a solar panel roof draws power from a special solar concentrator lens similar to a magnifying glass -- By using renewable power, Ford C-MAX Solar Energi Concept is estimated to reduce...

2013-12-30 08:20:22

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- 2013 retail sales up 15 percent year-to-date, as share grows across entire Ford lineup of cars, utilities, trucks and electrified vehicles -- Strong growth driven by western and southeastern regions of United States -- Ford brand expects to sell more than 2.4 million vehicles for 2013 -- Ford brand sales lead through November increases to 396,041 units over second-place Toyota brand With more than...

2013-12-12 16:20:17

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford unveils automated Ford Fusion Hybrid research vehicle to test and advance its Blueprint for Mobility, which envisions a future of autonomous functionality and advanced technologies after 2025 -- Developed in collaboration with the University of Michigan and State Farm(®), the vehicle builds on more than a decade of Ford automated driving research -- Ford is among the leaders in offering...

2013-12-12 16:20:13

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford in 2014 will launch the most vehicles globally in a single year than in more than a century -- To support its aggressive growth strategy, Ford is set to open two manufacturing facilities in Asia Pacific and one in South America -- Ford to add more than 5,000 new U.S. jobs - including 3,300 salaried positions - in 2014 on top of more than 14,000 new hires in the past two years to support its...

2013-12-12 12:21:08

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Overall, consumers are reassessing their relationships with new technology, balancing a tension between fear of missing out and the joy of disconnecting, according to Ford's second annual trend report -- Growing trend toward how people manage their time, reevaluating priorities such as health, community and the environment -- Looking Further with Ford report examines 10 trends expected to...

2013-12-09 16:20:35

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford, a global user of Siemens' product lifecycle management technology, is piloting new software that enables virtual navigation of its assembly plants, down to individual workstations -- IntoSite, developed by Siemens using Google Earth infrastructure, is a cloud-based web application that allows users to share information within the virtual plants -- Expected benefits include improvements in...

2013-12-05 00:20:14

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- All-new sophisticated design clearly inspired by 50 years of Mustang heritage evolved to attract wider array of customers and expand global market availability -- Mustang now available with three engines offering a broader power of choice - a more powerful 5.0-liter V8, a 3.7-liter V6 and an all-new fuel-efficient 2.3-liter EcoBoost(®) engine -- Mustang sets new performance and dynamics...


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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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