Ford eNews -- Sept. 26, 2012

Sep 26, 2012, 15:30 ET from Ford Motor Company

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

More green, less mean: Ford delivers tools for proper charging station etiquette
Chances are good electric vehicle charging stations may one day be part of your life. Whether you depend on them for "fuel" to get from point A to B, or you're simply curious about those odd-looking devices located near the best parking spots, check out the fun video and infographic Ford created that brings to light the etiquette involved in charging an electric vehicle.  more...

Eddie Fernandez | | 530.304.5383

In Fusion Hybrid, quietness and efficiency work in unison
Powertrain noise in the all-new Ford Fusion Hybrid is like the proverbial tree that fell in the forest. With Active Noise Cancellation, if you don't hear it, is it really there? This technology helps enable Fusion Hybrid to deliver 47 mpg city and 47 mpg highway ratings that combine for 47 mpg overall. The fuel economy connection may not be obvious, but the technology allows Ford engineers to tune the car for more fuel-efficient operation.  more...

Wes Sherwood | | 313.390.5660

A little alone time in the car can go a long way
Taking a road trip with your significant other? More likely than not, this time alone will improve your relationship. In fact, 91 percent of couples have taken road trips together, and 84 percent agree the experience strengthened their relationship, according to a new survey of more than 1,000 couples released by collaborating with Ford.  more...

Francesca Montini | | 313.845.0508

Ford Police Interceptor prevails in Michigan State Police testing
Ford's new Police Interceptors led the pack in recent testing conducted by the Michigan State Police. The Police Interceptor sedan equipped with the 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V6 engine topped the competition in 0-60 mph, 0-80 mph and 0-100 mph acceleration tests. These fast closing-in speeds are critical for first responders and law enforcement professionals.  more...

Amanda Zusman | | 313.322.3132

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