MyFord Touch upgrade provides faster, simpler enhancements
Ford customers said MyFord Touch® could be faster and feature simpler graphics that are easier to use, and that's exactly what Ford is delivering with a broad set of performance upgrades to the system that launches first on the 2013 Ford Escape, Flex and Taurus. The upgrades will be offered at no charge to existing MyFord Touch owners. The new touch-screen interface features enhanced graphics and controls, and customers will experience significantly faster response times – a top request from owners.
Alan Hall | firstname.lastname@example.org | 313.594.3744
New Ford Flex brings modern look and technology to unique crossover
Ford Flex fans now have even more to love with an upgraded model featuring sleek new looks and more advanced technology to make driving safer, easier and more fuel-efficient. The new seven-passenger, three-row crossover – which debuts at the Los Angeles Auto Show – comes equipped with the new generation of MyFord Touch along with several new features and technologies including rear inflatable seat belts and an optional Appearance Package. Buyers looking for greater efficiency will be pleased to know the base 3.5-liter engine is projected to deliver 1 mpg better fuel economy on the highway and in the city.
Angie Kozleski | email@example.com | 313.323.1984
Focus STs, Fiesta ST Concept exude power, handling in a small package
The all-new Ford Focus ST will be the first truly global high-performance model to be introduced to driving enthusiasts around the world in 2012. Closely resembling the Focus ST road car, Focus ST-R is distinctive under the skin as it is purpose-built for the track by Ford Racing in North America as a fully prepared competition car. The five-door Fiesta ST Concept hints at how a future Fiesta ST model might look when it joins Ford's global small car portfolio.
Henry Platts | firstname.lastname@example.org | 313.248.8812
Ford F-Series Super Duty proves it owns work
More than any heavy-duty pickup on the market, Ford F-Series Super Duty is trusted by tradesmen to get the job done, and a new online experience is helping customers realize just that. Complete with videos and interactive elements, the "We Own Work" website clearly illustrates how Super Duty is the most popular truck in 21 industries. Visitors to the site can view videos that share stories of workers who use Super Duty trucks on real job sites across the U.S. The videos are hosted by Dirty Jobs' Mike Rowe.
Mike Levine | email@example.com | 313.323.6854
Ford Fund sends WWII veterans to D.C.
Leading up to Veterans Day, Ford Motor Company Fund sponsored a Pride and Honor Flight for more than 30 World War II Michigan veterans to visit the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Upon their arrival in the nation's capital, the veterans were greeted by members of Congress and Ford employees at the Memorial. A second flight for Kentucky veterans will take place on D-Day, June 6, 2012.
Della DiPietro | firstname.lastname@example.org | 313.720.8095