Ford eNews - Dec. 21, 2011

Dec 21, 2011, 15:44 ET from Ford Motor Company

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

New body shell lets fans build a 'new' 1967 Mustang convertible
The latest addition to the growing stable of classic Mustang bodies – the 1967 convertible – just might be the ultimate stocking stuffer for restorers of America's favorite sports car. The '67 convertible body shell, the fourth reproduction classic Mustang body available, can now be ordered starting at $15,995. It joins the '65 convertible, '67 fastback and '69 fastback.  more...

Richard Truett | | 313.323.7045

Natural Balance Pet Foods, Ford team up for 'The World's Heaviest and Longest Float'
How do you power "The World's Heaviest and Longest Parade Float," according to the Guinness Book of World Records? With a mighty Ford 6.8-liter 10-cylinder gas engine. Natural Balance Pet Foods turned to Ford to propel its 116-foot, 50-ton Surf's Up! float that will debut on national television Jan. 2 in a famous parade in Pasadena, Calif. Starring Tillman the surfing bulldog and his athletic canine friends, the massive float will be driven by the same Built Ford Tough engine that powers several of Ford's best-selling trucks and vans.  more...

Mike Levine | | 313.323.6854

Grab your one million Ford Facebook fans badge
When you think about something you might want one million of, fans might not be near the top of that list. But they are at Ford, and we're grateful for the more than one million people who have liked the Ford Motor Company Facebook page. To say thanks to all the Ford owners, drivers, lovers, enthusiasts, lifers, makers, workers, believers and friends, there is a special One Million Ford Fans badge that you can download via the Facebook page.  more...

Scott Monty | | 313.337.5466

Ford offers 10 safe winter driving tips
With winter officially here and as drivers prepare for the holiday travel season, Ford offers a top 10 list of driving safety do's and don'ts to help drivers and their families stay safe on the roads. Tips include keeping your gas tank at least half full at all times, preparing your car for an emergency and allowing extra time to brush snow and ice from your vehicle and headlights.  more...

Dan Pierce | | 313.594.0949

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