DEARBORN, Mich., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Could your car seat monitor your heart rate?
Ford engineers have developed a car seat that can monitor a driver's heartbeat, opening the door to a wealth of health, convenience and life-saving potential. The seat uses special embedded sensors to detect electrical impulses generated by the heart, which could then be analyzed by medical experts or onboard computer software. more...
Ford avatars inspired by Hollywood technology
Jack and Jill, Ford's digital employees that assure quality on the assembly lines, are headed for new Ford manufacturing plants around the world. The standardized avatars will be used to create a safer workplace and to ensure high-quality vehicles. more...
kbb.com: Easy A for 2012 Ford Focus
kbb.com identified 10 life stages of the American driver today then determined the most fitting car for each. This year, the 2012 Ford Focus is at the head of the class as the ride most fit for students longing for the open road. Focus "looks cool, sports an upscale interior, rides and handles incredibly well and costs about the same as some more boring compact cars," kbb editors said. Click here for the full release.
Ford Fund helps celebrate Latino influence in music
As part of its long-standing commitment to Hispanic arts and culture, Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services is supporting "American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music," a traveling Smithsonian exhibit on view at Sacramento Public Library now through Aug. 7. Click here for the full release.
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 166,000 employees and about 70 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's products, please visit www.ford.com.
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