Ford eNews -- Aug. 29, 2012

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Explorer Sport to deliver class-leading fuel economy
Ford's new Explorer Sport will stand in a class of one when it goes on sale next month with an EPA-certified 22 mpg highway rating – the only seven-passenger, high-performance SUV on the market to do so.  more...

Angie Kozleski | akozlesk@ford.com | 313.323.1984

Rocket ship superalloy aids new Ford Fusion turbo durability
Enthusiasts will say the all-new Ford Fusion equipped with the 2.0-liter EcoBoost® turbo is a rocket ship. Engineers will tell you parts of its engine depend on technology from one. A modified superalloy used in the Space Shuttle main engine helps the performance and durability of Fusion's 2.0-liter turbocharged EcoBoost engine.  more...

Craig Daitch | cdaitch@ford.com | 313.594.7903

Fusion to offer affordable driver assist features
According to a new survey commissioned by Ford, most Americans would welcome some extra help when driving. Until now, it's only been possible to get many electronic driver assist features in cars costing $100,000-plus, but the all-new Ford Fusion changes that. Fusion is the first and only entry in the most popular midsize sedan segment to offer a full suite of driver assist technologies to help mitigate driving risks.  more...

Alan Hall | ahall32@ford.com | 313.594.3744

Ford Taurus and Explorer, Lincoln MKS earn top safety ratings
Three Ford Motor Company vehicles – the 2013 Ford Taurus and Explorer and Lincoln MKS – earned top safety ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In NHTSA NCAP testing, these vehicles earned a five-star Overall Vehicle Score.  more...

Marcey Zwiebel | mzwiebe1@ford.com | 313.322.9211

Ford launches Drive 4 UR Community program to benefit nonprofits
Ford Motor Company and its dealers have launched a new program called Drive 4 UR Community, which is designed to help raise much-needed funding for local community groups and nonprofit organizations.  more…

Elizabeth Weigandt | eweigand@ford.com | 313.845.4147

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 168,000 employees and about 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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