June 19, 2013
F-150 wins truck shootout
The Ford F-150 has been named winner of the 2013 Light-Duty Challenge by the editors of
and Popular Mechanics. F-150 beat out five competitors, including two of the newest entries from General Motors and the latest Ram.
Ford skyrockets to second greenest brand in the world
Ford has shot up 13 spots in a new report ranking companies on their sustainable practices. Bolstered by the popularity of products such as its EcoBoost
engines, Ford is No. 2 on Interbrand's 2013 Best Global Brands Report. Click
for more details on the ranking.
Ford cuts emissions 37 percent
Ford Motor Company cut CO
emissions at global facilities by 37 percent per vehicle between 2000 and 2012, and now plans for a 30 percent reduction from 2010 to 2025 by addressing everything from new products and technologies to manufacturing processes.
Ford uses robots to improve truck durability testing
Ford engineers developed the industry's first robotic test driving program – click
to see it in use at Michigan Proving Grounds – to meet demands company trucks undergo ever more strenuous Built Ford Tough testing with greater frequency.
SYNC, MyFord Touch sold on 79 percent of new Ford vehicles
voice-controlled connectivity and MyFord Touch
touch screen technologies are attracting more customers and selling at a much higher rate than competitors; MyFord Touch is helping drive higher customer satisfaction with vehicle quality.
About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F),
a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 175,000 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.
SOURCE Ford Motor Company