Tag Archives: ford
Posted on03. Jun, 2009 by webmestre.
FORD’S NEW ACTIVE PARK ASSIST AIMS TO CURB STRESS DEARBORN, Mich., June 3, 2009 – It’s an everyday maneuver that can add stress and elevate blood pressure in novice and veteran drivers alike. It’s parallel parking. Active Park Assist, an all-new driver aide technology available in the distinctive new 2010 Lincoln MKT three-row luxury crossover [...]
Posted on12. May, 2009 by webmestre.
FORD ENGINEERS PIT SHOPPING CARTS, WATER CANNONS AND METAL WHIPS AGAINST NEW SAFETY TECHNOLOGIES New Tests for a New Technology: Ford engineers conduct unusual “crash” tests to take thousands of impact readings that help calibrate the sensitivity of new air bag pressure sensors being introduced on the new 2009 F-150 and 2010 Taurus. Click here [...]
Posted on06. May, 2009 by webmestre.
FORD INVESTS $550 MILLION TO BUILD NEW GLOBAL SMALL CARS, ELECTRIC VEHICLE AT MICHIGAN PLANT * Ford invests $550 million to transform Michigan Assembly Plant (formerly Michigan Truck Plant) from a large SUV factory into a modern, flexible small car plant * Production for the North American market of the new global Ford Focus begins [...]
Posted on06. Mar, 2009 by webmestre.
NEW FORD RAPTOR WEB PAGE JOINS SIMULATOR IN OFFERING CONSUMERS TASTE OF NEW OFF-ROAD TRUCK * Ford F-150 SVT Raptor comes to life online with a new Web page designed to offer enthusiasts a closer look at the high-performance off-road truck * A Ford F-150 SVT Raptor driving simulator visiting auto shows across the U.S. [...]
Posted on03. Mar, 2009 by webmestre.
FORD REPORTS FEBRUARY SALES * Ford, Lincoln and Mercury February sales totaled 96,044, down 48 percent compared with a year ago. * Ford’s Czubay: “We’re focused on building a foundation for future growth.” * Ford continues to align production and inventories with demand. * February inventories totaled 405,000 vehicles. * Ford announces second quarter North [...]
Posted on23. Feb, 2009 by webmestre.
UAW AND FORD REACH TENTATIVE AGREEMENT ON FUTURE FUNDING OF THE VEBA HEALTH CARE TRUST Editor’s Note: The following statement is attributable to Joe Hinrichs, group vice president, Global Manufacturing and Labor Affairs, Ford Motor Company. Dearborn, Mich., Feb. 23 – The United Auto Workers union and Ford Motor Company have reached a tentative agreement [...]
Posted on18. Feb, 2009 by webmestre.
BEEFED-UP SIX-SPEED TRANSMISSION MEETS HIGH-TORQUE DEMANDS OF 3.5-LITER ECOBOOST ENGINE Ford’s 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 18, 2009 – Ford’s 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine debuts this spring with the perfect running mate for maximum performance and fuel efficiency – a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission that’s specifically designed for the higher torque demands of [...]
Posted on17. Feb, 2009 by webmestre.
FORD RECEIVES MICHIGAN TAX CREDITS FOR FUTURE ELECTRIC VEHICLES, BATTERY DEVELOPMENT * Ford receives $55 million incentive in refundable tax credits from Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to continue work in electric vehicle and battery development. * Incentive will help accelerate Ford’s recently announced aggressive electrification strategy, designed to bring four electrified vehicles to market [...]
Posted on15. Feb, 2009 by webmestre.
Ford secures double podium in classic Norway snow spectacular BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team claimed a double podium finish in Rally Norway today after a gripping final day’s action in the frozen forests near the Olympic city of Lillehammer. Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen finished second in a Ford Focus RS World Rally [...]