Ford eNews -- April 3, 2013

Apr 03, 2013, 15:30 ET from Ford Motor Company

DEARBORN, Mich., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Fusion, Escape achieve all-time record sales
Ford's newest vehicles set all-time monthly sales records in March, driving Ford's best U.S. sales results since May 2007. Fusion posted all-time record monthly and quarterly sales volume, while Escape had its best sales month ever in March.  more...

Erich Merkle | | 313.806.4562


Ford, AAA kick off student auto skills competition
The nation's best young automotive minds from coast to coast are gearing up for the 64th annual 2013 Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Challenge. These hands-on competitions kick off Tuesday with events in Birmingham, Ala. and Jackson, Miss.  more...

Elizabeth Weigandt | | 313.845.4147


Ford expands environmentally friendly 3-Wet paint process
Ford is expanding its industry-leading 3-Wet paint capacity by 50 percent this year, adding the environmentally friendly process to four more plants on three continents. The actions will reduce CO2 emissions by an estimated 15-25 percent at those facilities.  more...

Todd Nissen | | 313.322.4898


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