Ford eNews -- March 28, 2012

Mar 28, 2012, 15:30 ET from Ford Motor Company

DEARBORN, Mich., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 

Ford Explorer Sport promises performance and fuel efficiency

A new top-of-the-line Ford Explorer debuts with a 3.5-liter EcoBoost® engine and a complete package of sporty and luxury upgrades. And projected fuel economy of 16 mpg city, 22 highway makes the new Explorer Sport the most fuel-efficient gasoline high-performance SUV.  more...

Angie Kozleski | | 313.323.1984

Fuel-saving innovations spur jobs, new facilities, more choice

In the past five years, Ford has doubled the size of its team working on fuel-saving technologies globally, hired dozens of engineers, and is converting one of its largest labs to centralize hybrid and electrification programs – all to provide the greatest range of fuel efficiency for its customers. From EcoBoost to a hybrid to a plug-in hybrid, the all-new Fusion is the best example of how Ford is giving customers true power of choice.  more...

Wes Sherwood | | 313.390.5660

Ford and fashion meet in Miami

They're both created from high-end materials; they're both elegant, sleek and stylish. But one you drive, the other you wear. And yet the comparisons between the all-new Ford Fusion and the iconic guayabera – a shirt worn across many Hispanic cultures – are unmistakable.  more...

Francesca Montini | | 313.845.0508

Ford to expand alternative-fuel solutions with all-new Transit

Ford will expand its lineup of fuel-efficient engines and alternative-fuel technologies for fleet customers next year when the all-new Ford Transit commercial van comes to market with a new clean diesel and EcoBoost V6 engine. Transit will achieve at least 25 percent better fuel economy than current E-Series vans.  more...

Mike Levine | | 313.323.6854

Iconic car chase reimagined on 'Alcatraz'

Car chases are a staple of hit television shows. One of the best was 1968, when a Ford Mustang roared through the hills of San Francisco. That chase was reimagined for the season finale of "Alcatraz," with Mustang taking on the Dodge Charger to give viewers of the hit FOX TV series more heart-pumping thrills.  more...

Marisa Bradley | | 313.845.3971

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