Imagine your family name is a well-known worldwide brand . Now picture losing that name, possibly forever. That’s what the Ford family faced in 2006 when executive chairman Bill Ford, Jr., placed all the automaker’s assets as collateral to secure nearly $29 billion in loans and credit
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Thousands of Mustang enthusiasts from all over the world will converge in Birmingham, Ala. on April 17, 2009 – officially declared “Mustang Day” by the state of Alabama – to celebrate the 45th anniversary of an American icon: the Ford Mustang.
Retail drivers aren’t the only ones who can benefit from Ford’s new generation of hybrid vehicles like the Ford Fusion Hybrid and Ford C-Max . More and more fleet customers are switching to the Blue Oval’s greenest products to help reduce total operational costs, some by up to 45 percent. Among the most recent fleets joining the Ford hybrid team: Con-way : This transportation and logistics-service company has almost 500 locations in North America and will have more than 1,000 Fusion Hybrids in its fleet by the end of the year.
The Ford F-150 is now approaching its fourth decade as the best-selling vehicle in America, a title the truck is showing no signs of relinquishing. In fact, just last month, Ford sold 59,030 F-150s—the truck’s highest April sales total since 2006—while growing volume by an impressive 24.4 percent
It’s getting to be a habit: The Ford Fusion and Ford Escape—which both set monthly sales records in March—have combined to do it again in April. With those two leading the way, as well as another impressive performance by the Ford F-150, the Ford brand enjoyed a 17.8 percent sales increase last month on the strength of 204,969 deliveries. “We are working harder than ever to keep pace with record demand for our all-new, fuel-efficient Fusion and Escape—with sales growth particularly strong on the coasts,” said Ken Czubay, Ford vice president, U.S.
Ford and Detroit-Based Luxury Goods Manufacturer Shinola Celebrate 50 Years of Mustang with a Limited-Edition Watch
Ford is teaming up with Shinola, a Detroit-based luxury goods manufacturer, to celebrate 50 years of the Ford Mustang with the release of a premium 46-millimeter wristwatch with Swiss movements.
Ford Motor Company and KB Home (NYSE: KBH) today announce that products from the Ford-led initiative MyEnergi Lifestyle
Even as Ford has sold more than 600,000 vehicles powered by its EcoBoost engines since 2009, global demand for their unique combination of power and efficiency just keeps growing.
Ford is taking aim at the heart of the marketplace with a sharper-than-ever focus on subcompact cars, compact cars, midsize sedans and small utilities—the four individual vehicle groups that the Blue Oval calls the “ Super Segment .” That quartet is responsible for 50 percent of the country’s new-vehicle sales, and is expected to capture an even bigger chunk of the market as baby boomers continue to downsize and more and more millennials begin purchasing their first new vehicles. Of course, Ford is working from a strong foundation of success.
Chalk up another first from the Ford technology department. The Blue Oval has now become the first automaker in the world to offer integrated access to Spotify —a leading on-demand music-streaming service backed by a 20-million-song jukebox. Because of the automaker’s innovative MyFord Touch SYNC technology, the more than 1 million North American drivers who already have vehicles equipped with SYNC AppLink are ready to rock right now.