Ford eNews -- May 30, 2012

DEARBORN, Mich., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Sounds of Fusion

Three Detroit-area Techno musicians used the sounds produced by the 2013 Ford Fusion to make original electronic music. They recorded doors slamming along with a sound bank of Fusion chimes and tones. Ford was there to capture the event, and the results are tunes that groove.  more... 
Craig Daitch | cdaitch@ford.com | 313.594.7903

2013 Ford Fusion by the sustainable numbers

Renewable and recyclable materials such as 38.9 clear plastic 16-ounce bottles, 31,250 soybeans, and post-industrial denim equivalent to about two average-sized blue jeans are used in various ways in the 2013 Ford Fusion. Fuel economy remains as Ford's highest priority in green developments, but using sustainable materials is another way the company is reducing its impact on the environment.  more… 
Craig Daitch | cdaitch@ford.com | 313.594.7903

Ford, Microsoft tout Focus Electric technologies as the future

As the first Focus Electric gas-free models arrive at dealers, Ford and Microsoft are highlighting the car's connectivity and recharging technologies as the kind of innovations required to help address global transportation challenges such as congestion and oil dependency.  more… 
Wes Sherwood | wsherwoo@ford.com | 313.390.5660

Boss Laguna Seca: Best of the Best

Proving to be exceptional in the luxury world, the Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca has been included in Robb Report magazine as a "2012 Best of the Best Coupes and GTs" honoree. For 24 consecutive years, Robb Report has released its choices for the best purchases of the affluent lifestyle in several categories including cars.  more… 
Elizabeth Weigandt | eweigand@ford.com | 313.845.4147

Voting open for best pony car created by women

Voting is open until June 3 to help select the first-ever SEMA Mustang Build Powered by Women – a collaboration between Ford and the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). The winning design – all options created by women – will be implemented on a 2013 Mustang GT and debut at the 2012 SEMA show in Las Vegas.  more... 
Elizabeth Weigandt | eweigand@ford.com | 313.845.4147

Ford Escape eases the stress of weekend getaways

With summer upon us, an online Harris Interactive survey commissioned by Ford found leading stress factors for people taking weekend road trips are gas prices, traffic, other drivers, and packing and unpacking. With 30 mpg or better, BLIS® technology, SYNC® connectivity and a hands-free liftgate, the all-new 2013 Ford Escape has the answer to almost any road trip hassle.  more… 
Aaron Miller | amill226@ford.com | 313.845.4467

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 166,000 employees and about 70 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



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