"It's important for our future generations to be excited about how school subjects like math and science can be applied in everyday life, including the role they play in the auto industry," said Paul Mascarenas, Ford chief technical officer. "It's gratifying to see a spirit of innovation alive and well in these children and in their parents as we develop new technologies for our vehicles."
The program at the Ford Research and Innovation Center, themed around the 150 th anniversary of Henry Ford's birth, helped celebrate the innovative spirit of the company's founder.
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Henry Ford 150 th CelebrationFor more on the yearlong celebration of the 150th anniversary of Henry Ford's birth, visit www.henryford150.com, a special website featuring plenty of unique content.SOURCE Ford Motor Company