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Ford Media Center
Dearborn, Mich., Sept. 13, 2017 – Ford Motor Company and its dealers are providing special assistance for Hurricane Irma victims, including first responders, existing customers, and those needing to replace lost or damaged vehicles.
“We cannot communicate enough just how much people affected by Hurricane Irma, along with those still recovering from Harvey, remain in our thoughts and prayers,” said Mark LaNeve, Ford vice president, U.S. marketing, sales and service. “The Ford team is taking action to expand our contributions to the American Red Cross, as well as implementing sales programs aimed at getting Floridians back on the road.”
Ford has launched multiple initiatives to assist in hurricane relief efforts:
Ford has 123 dealerships in Florida. Information regarding the full extent of damage is not yet known; assessments are under way.
“The entire Ford family of employees, dealers and customers is dedicated to putting our heart into everything we do,” said LaNeve. “As we did with Harvey, Ford is committed to taking action where we can to make the process for those rebuilding their lives as a result of Hurricane Irma as simple as possible.”
Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan, that is committed to helping build a better world, where every person is free to move and pursue their dreams. The company’s Ford+ plan for growth and value creation combines existing strengths, new capabilities and always-on relationships with customers to enrich experiences for and deepen the loyalty of those customers. Ford designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of connected, increasingly electrified passenger and commercial vehicles: Ford trucks, utility vehicles, vans and cars, and Lincoln luxury vehicles. The company is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, connected vehicle services and mobility solutions, including self-driving technology, and provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. Ford employs about 184,000 people worldwide. More information about the company, its products and Ford Motor Credit Company is available at corporate.ford.com.