"The picture that emerged was a four-to-one preference for power liftgates that could open and close with the touch of a button," added Cavaretta. "The result was a design that provided improved customer satisfaction while reducing manufacturing complexity and cost."
About Ford Motor Company Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 171,000 employees and 65 plants worldwide, the company's automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford and its products worldwide, please visit http://corporate.ford.com .
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