Ford eNews - May 29, 2013

May 29, 2013, 15:30 ET from Ford Motor Company

DEARBORN, Mich., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Ford utilities make unprecedented gains in critical markets globally
Ford made a bet with its One Ford plan and now it's paying off. The company is leading a major global shift to fuel-efficient and functional utility vehicles, growing its sales in the last five years faster than any of its other vehicle segments and faster than the industry average. Led by the global launch of EcoSport and Escape/Kuga, Ford is expected to outpace industry growth over the next five years.  more...

Angie Kozleski | | 313.323.1984

Ford uses 3D imaging to make trucks tougher, quieter
Ford engineers are using 3D mapping in what is believed to be the technology's first application in the auto industry to better analyze rear axle parts of F-Series pickups during assembly, leading to a smoother, quieter ride for drivers. Click here to see a video of a Ford engineer explaining the new technology.

Jake Dylik | | 313.390.1857

Serious sustainability: Fusion takes Ford's use of recycled material in fabric global
Ford Fusion is the first global vehicle program from any automaker to use seat fabric made from recycled material, with the potential to recycle enough plastic bottles and post-industrial waste to make 1.5 million yards of fabric annually. That's equivalent to between 800,000 and 900,000 yards in North America when Fusion is in full production. Click here for an infographic detailing Ford's commitment to sustainability.

Todd Nissen | | 313.322.4898

Ford honors top suppliers around the globe
Ford hosted the 15th annual World Excellence Awards ceremony Thursday to celebrate 47 of its top-performing global suppliers in 2012. The award-winning suppliers represent thousands of employees across the globe who bring diverse cultures, values and ideas to Ford.  more...

Kristina Adamski | | 313.588.0849

Ford launches 'Rolling with Ford AND The BET Awards Contest'
Ford is looking to give one winner the opportunity of a lifetime at the 2013 BET Awards. The "Rolling with Ford AND The BET Awards Contest" will award one consumer with a VIP experience to the 2013 BET Awards in Los Angeles June 30.  more...

Michelle Alexander | | 313.585.4060

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 175,000 employees and 65 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 and its products worldwide, please visit



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