The very first model of the most powerful factory Mustang ever was auctioned tonight for $1.1 million as it goes for the famed muscle car’s biggest win ever – trying to help researchers cure children with type 1 diabetes. Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson, was the winning bidder.
Ford’s Michigan Central Station Winter Festival opened today to a large crowd that braved the weather to enjoy a 3D light show on the iconic building, a night market and a first-of-its-kind exhibition of train station artifacts curated by the Detroit Historical Society.
Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) today highlighted its commitment to reinvent the future of mobility by transforming the company through operational fitness and allocating capital to high-growth and high-margin product segments and smart vehicles and services.
Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety recall for certain 2019 Lincoln Nautilus vehicles equipped with lane-centering assist and adaptive front steering because these vehicles may not adequately detect if a driver has his or her hands off the steering wheel.
Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Company today announced the first formal agreements in a broad alliance that positions the companies to boost competitiveness and better serve customers in an era of rapid change in the industry.
On a cold day in late December, Bryan J. Brincat dropped off several items in a construction trailer outside Michigan Central Station. The items included cast iron wall sconces, once positioned by the station’s elevator doors, cast iron decorative pineapple railing toppers and cast iron elevator buttons.
Whether we’re offering innovative services like GoRide that make it more convenient for people to get to their medical appointments or introducing new transit alternatives like electric scooters from Spin, Ford is expanding the mobility ecosystem.
Ford Motor Company and Michigan State University have renewed and expanded their collaborative research alliance to enable further cooperation in a number of different fields – allowing the university to showcase its expertise and create new features for Ford customers.
Self-driving cars are a hot topic today, but if you had to choose would you rather your children ride in an autonomous vehicle or drive with a stranger? You may be surprised to learn that 67 percent of adults would opt for the self-driving car.
Findings from a new Ford-commissioned study suggests in-vehicle breakups could be on the rise this holiday season1, many Millennials would trade their morning coffee for a drive free of holiday road rage behavior1, and that nearly twice as many women have been called a backseat driver in comparison to men (16% vs 28%)2.
In response to China’s announcement that it will reduce tariffs on U.S. produced vehicles to 15 percent, Ford Motor Company released the following statement, attributable to Joe Hinrichs, executive vice president and president of Global Operations.
The adventure-ready 2019 Ford Ranger is the most fuel-efficient gas-powered midsize pickup in America – providing a superior EPA-estimated city fuel economy rating and an unsurpassed EPA-estimated combined fuel economy rating versus the competition.
Ford Motor Company today announced the retirements of three long-serving global executives – Kenneth R. Kent, vice president and treasurer; Joe Bakaj, vice president, Product Development, Ford of Europe; and Bill Russo, vice president, Manufacturing, Ford of Asia Pacific – effective at the end of the year.
Ford Motor Company has announced the completion of a saliency assessment, conducted in line with the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework. The assessment serves to identify Ford’s most salient human rights issues – those at risk of the most severe negative impact through the company’s activities and business relationships.
Inside Ford’s new Advanced Manufacturing Center, an engineer stands in front of a 3D printing machine churning out brake parts for Ford’s soon-to-be-introduced Shelby Mustang GT500. Across the room, two team members strap on virtual reality headsets to design and simulate production lines, while another is working alongside a collaborative robot, programming a safer way to install a vehicle part.
This week, Ford begins its renovation of 105-year-old Michigan Central Station in the historic Corktown neighborhood. In revitalizing this Detroit landmark into the centerpiece of a new campus, Ford seeks to shape the future of transportation.
Ford Motor Company Fund is helping communities cope with increasingly destructive natural disasters by awarding grants for four specially equipped Ford Transit vans to nonprofit winners of the Ford Disaster Relief Mobility Challenge.
In response to the signing of the regional trade agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada, Ford Motor Company released the following statement, attributable to Joe Hinrichs, executive vice president and president of Global Operations.
After working collaboratively with the residents in Pittsburgh to identify transportation challenges and propose new ways to improve mobility in their communities, the City of Pittsburgh announces the winning pilot proposals for the Ford City of Tomorrow Challenge™.
Cass Community Social Services (Cass) and Ford Motor Company Fund unveil the second piece of their Ford Mobile Farm project collaboration – the Ford Freight Farm, a 40-foot shipping container that grows nutritious food hydroponically.
More than 650,000 people in Southeast Michigan will face hunger this year, according to Gleaners Community Food Bank, and Ford Motor Company Fund and its nonprofit partners are once again teaming up to address food challenges this holiday season.
Miami-Dade County, today announces the winners of the Ford City of Tomorrow Challenge™. The Challenge is a crowdsourcing platform for residents, businesses and community groups to propose and pilot solutions that improve mobility in Miami-Dade County.
The Ford GT-40 with Gulf Oil livery took down Ferrari 50 years ago to make racing history, a moment United Way for Southeastern Michigan will tap by auctioning the 2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition VIN 001 painted in the same famous baby-blue-and-orange scheme.
To better meet the needs of adventure-seeking Ford customers, Ford Accessories will offer Yakima outdoor adventure products through Ford dealerships starting with the launch of the all-new 2019 Ford Ranger in early 2019.
Ford Motor Company is advancing its Corktown campus plans with the selection of its first architectural and construction partners that will work on restoring Michigan Central Station to its original grandeur.
Beginning Saturday, November 10, the HISTORY® channel and Ford F-Series are launching “Truck Weekend in America” – a six-hour prime-time programming event that puts the automaker at the center of original storytelling throughout the weekend.
In summer 2006, Dr. Jim Osborn and his wife Amy Jo welcomed their newborn son, Austin Hatcher, into the world. Within weeks, their bright, cuddly baby boy began to show signs of an illness, and days later, they would learn he had inoperable brain cancer.
Ford Motor Company and Baidu, Inc. today announced the commencement of a two-year joint autonomous vehicle test project, under which the two companies will further advance the development and on-road testing of autonomous vehicles in China.
World champion drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. and his RTR Vehicles team are working with Ford Performance to provide a definitive collaboration of style, performance and fun with the new Series 1 Mustang RTR Powered by Ford Performance – the latest addition to the Mustang family.
As part of Ford Motor Company’s global transformation, the Company today announced it is reorganizing its Asia Pacific operations to accelerate a return to profitable growth and announced the hiring of a new president and CEO for Ford China.
To make renting vehicles even easier for customers and to improve efficiency, Avis Budget Group, Inc. today announces an agreement with Ford Commercial Solutions to connect more than 35,000 Ford Motor Company vehicles in Avis Budget Group’s U.S. fleet.
Ford Motor Company Fund and 1863 Ventures (formerly Project 500) are launching a new program in Washington, D.C. to help female social entrepreneurs grow their enterprises, increasing both impact and long-term sustainability.
Just like guiding a bill through Congress, establishing a self-driving vehicle business requires a lot of coordination. Not only do self-driving vehicles need to operate safely and reliably, but they also need to work in concert with the businesses, people and cities they serve.
Ford this weekend kicks off its new Built Ford Proud advertising campaign highlighting the innovation and manufacturing might of America’s favorite automotive brand ahead of an onslaught of all-new vehicles coming in 2019.
On Monday, Oct. 22, Dr. Ken Washington, Ford’s vice president of Research and Advanced Engineering and Chief Technology Officer, will participate in the 2018 Jefferies Disrupt Summit: Techonomy 2020 in New York.
Ford Motor Company today announced that Elena Ford has been named Chief Customer Experience Officer. In this role, she will lead the organization responsible for creating a world-class customer experience throughout the entire ownership cycle. The company also announced that John Savona is named vice president, North American Manufacturing.
Ford Fund – the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company – is advancing its mission to empower young people to meet the challenges of a better world with support for two major global social entrepreneurship competitions for college students.
Ford Motor Company today announced the next step in its plan to make its global marketing more creative, agile and efficient, while delivering a more compelling brand story and differentiated customer experiences.
It’s almost here. As the 2019 Built Ford Tough Ranger nears production, Ford announces its all-new midsize pickup for North America will deliver best-in-class payload, gas torque and towing capability.
A sport utility from Ford is the best-selling cop car in America, and now it is the best accelerating and fastest police vehicle in America, according to preliminary test data from the Michigan State Police.
In the journey to develop and deploy self-driving vehicles, there’s a tendency to focus most on the customers who will be riding in these vehicles. At Ford, we’re working to earn the trust of everyone involved, including all road users and entire communities where self-driving vehicles will be operating.
In response to the regional trade agreement reached between the United States, Mexico and Canada, Ford Motor Company released the following statement, attributable to Joe Hinrichs, executive vice president and president of Global Operations.
Everything is bigger in Texas, including the appetite for sport utility vehicles. While demand for Ford SUVs is climbing across the United States, drivers from El Paso to Houston continue to show why the Lone Star State is so crucial to automakers’ SUV portfolios.
All-new research and development technology that helps make Ford Performance racecars faster also is helping Ford speed up development of its consumer vehicle lineup and improving the company’s operational fitness.