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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 is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs, electrified vehicles and Lincoln luxury vehicles, provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions. Ford employs approximately 203,000 people worldwide. For more information regarding Ford, its products and Ford Motor Credit Company, please visit www.corporate.ford.com.