Ford eNews - June 19, 2013

DEARBORN, Mich., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

F-150 wins truck shootout
The Ford F-150 has been named winner of the 2013 Light-Duty Challenge by the editors of PickupTrucks.com and Popular Mechanics. F-150 beat out five competitors, including two of the newest entries from General Motors and the latest Ram.  more… 
Mike Levine | mlevine5@ford.com | 313.323.6854

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 here for more details on the ranking.
Todd Nissen | tnissen@ford.com | 313.322.4898

Ford cuts emissions 37 percent
Ford Motor Company cut CO2 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.  more… 
Todd Nissen | tnissen@ford.com | 313.322.4898

Ford uses robots to improve truck durability testing
Ford engineers developed the industry's first robotic test driving program – click here 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.  more... 
Ron Hall | rhall192@ford.com | 646.220.4973

SYNC, MyFord Touch sold on 79 percent of new Ford vehicles
Ford SYNC® 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.  more… 
Wes Sherwood | wsherwoo@ford.com | 313.390.5660

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



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