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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...

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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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