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2013-10-29 08:24:01

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- 2014 Ford Fiesta with new 1.0-liter EcoBoost(®) engine achieves fuel efficiency rating of 32 mpg city, 45 mpg highway and 37 mpg combined -- Fiesta is only vehicle in subcompact class to return 45 mpg highway and produce 120-plus horsepower -- 1.0-liter EcoBoost makes U.S. debut in 2014 Ford Fiesta The new Ford Fiesta equipped with the award-winning 1.0-liter EcoBoost(®) engine will be America's most...

2013-10-25 12:20:45

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford shows off the all-new and versatile 2014 Transit Connect with 10 customized van and wagon models for the annual SEMA show in Las Vegas -- Custom builders will present a variety of ideas, from a mobile upscale clothing boutique to an on-the-go hot rod repair shop -- Ford, a leader in the large passenger vehicle segment with Transit Connect since 2009, plans to launch an all-new Transit Connect Wagon...

2013-10-25 08:20:20

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Analytics permeates almost every aspect of sustainability at Ford, helping to chart paths to a cleaner, brighter, better world and a stronger business -- The amount of available data is growing fast: Ford researchers have begun experimenting with vehicles that produce 250 gigabytes of data an hour. More information leads to further improvements in increasing fuel economy and reducing vehicle...

2013-10-23 12:21:26

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford Focus maintains its leadership as the best-selling vehicle nameplate globally, based on Ford analysis of the latest Polk global vehicle registration data for the first half of 2013 -- Globally, Focus is up 20 percent in the first half of 2013 compared with the same period last year -- In addition, Ford Fiesta ranks as the fourth best-selling vehicle overall, and is the world's best-selling...

2013-10-22 12:20:39

New survey of automotive consumers reveals consumer communication preferences and dealer loyalty factors DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FordDirect announced the results of its Automotive Consumer Marketing Survey. The findings confirmed the importance of having a strong online presence and reputation while continuing to communicate to consumers in a tailored manner. "Consumers are bombarded with multiple pieces of communication throughout their day, and how dealers communicate...

2013-10-22 08:37:47

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carhartt, America's premium work wear brand since 1889, today announced an extension to its camo apparel partnership with Realtree ®, the world's leading camouflage designer, marketer, and licensor. Two titans of workwear and camo have teamed up to create a line of camouflage apparel that will be made exclusively in Carhartt manufacturing facilities in Tennessee and Kentucky.  Realtree's new Xtra® camo pattern will be used on popular...

2013-10-21 04:20:07

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford Transit Connect Taxi adds Hong Kong to list of global cities where the vehicle will be in service -- All-new this model year, Ford Transit Connect Taxi features an unmatched combination of performance, fuel economy, safety, comfort and flexibility -- Ford C-MAX Hybrid also being adopted by taxi operators across the United States, where Ford leads with 60 percent share of the taxi market...

2013-10-16 00:20:09

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford continues to expand the use of near-dry machining, also known as Minimum Quantity Lubrication or MQL, which considerably reduces water and oil use, and improves plant air quality by eliminating the airborne mist produced by traditional wet machining -- Ford now has six plants in North America, Asia Pacific and Europe that have implemented the MQL process -- MQL replaces the use of large...

2013-10-11 08:20:29

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) will release its preliminary 2013 third quarter results at 7 a.m. (EDT) Thursday, Oct. 24. The following briefings will be conducted after the announcement: At 9 a.m. (EDT), Alan Mulally, Ford president and chief executive officer, and Bob Shanks, Ford executive vice president and chief financial officer, will host a conference call to discuss Ford's 2013 third quarter results. At 11 a.m. (EDT), Neil...

2013-10-07 16:20:16

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- By 2017, Ford will increase its global flexible manufacturing to produce on average four different models at each plant around the world -- Largest manufacturing expansion in 50 years with eight new assembly plants and six new powertrain plants globally to support growth and retain approximately 130,000 manufacturing jobs around the world -- Ford ramping up new advanced manufacturing techniques such as...


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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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