DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Ford Explorer built of LEGO bricks rolls off the line in Chicago
A rather unusual, bright red Explorer rolled off the line at Chicago Assembly Plant this week; it was built from more than 380,000 LEGO bricks, weighed 2,654 pounds, and was created by 22 designers. The LEGO Explorer is en route to the new LEGOLAND® Florida theme park in a trailer with transparent sides, where it will be featured as part of the Ford Driving School for Children. more...
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Ford leads Motorist Choice Awards
Ford Motor Company won six 2011 Motorist Choice Awards from IntelliChoice and AutoPacific, more than any other manufacturer. Popular segment winners include Ford Fusion Hybrid, Expedition and Expedition EL (winner in two categories), while Lincoln MKZ Hybrid and Navigator took top honors in Premium segment categories. Click here for the full release.
Compare your F-150 to the competition, and have fun doing it
Ford truck buyers can confirm they're making the best possible decision when purchasing an F-150 thanks to the new online Head to Head Pickup Comparison tool. The tool shows customers how their powertrain of choice stacks up against the competition. Users can share their findings on Facebook or Twitter, build and price their F-150, or check out the EcoBoost® F-150 Torture Test videos. The tool also will live on kbb.com. Ford is the first automaker to feature such a tool. more...
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New England cab company adds 35 CNG Ford Transit Connect Taxis
The global footprint of a New England cab company is now smaller after it put 35 compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered Ford Transit Connect Taxis into service. Metro Taxi of West Haven, Conn., added the Transit Connect Taxis as part of its efforts to reduce reliance on gasoline and greenhouse gas emissions. Other places with CNG Transit Connect Taxis servicing passengers are Chicago, Las Vegas, St. Louis and Orange County in California. more...
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New SYNC site highlights how and why Ford technology makes lives better
The new website for Ford SYNC® is designed to help visitors understand how and why SYNC matters by enhancing the instructional approach of the original site with a more experiential feel. The easy-to-use and understand website is designed for anyone interested in SYNC – from those shopping for a SYNC-equipped Ford car or truck who want to know more about the technology to those who already have it. more...
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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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