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Ford Motor Company to Participate in Jefferies Disrupt Summit: Techonomy 2020

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 15, 2018 – 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. The event explores how leaders across diverse industries are rewriting old business models and creating new innovation ecosystems.

Washington’s panel discussion on disruption within mobility will begin at 1:30 p.m. ET followed by a question-and-answer session.

A listen-only audio webcast will be available at

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Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan, 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 customers and deepen their loyalty.  Ford develops and delivers innovative, must-have Ford trucks, sport utility vehicles, commercial vans and cars and Lincoln luxury vehicles, along with connected services.  The company does that through three customer-centered business segments:  Ford Blue, engineering iconic gas-powered and hybrid vehicles; Ford Model e, inventing breakthrough EVs along with embedded software that defines exceptional digital experiences for all customers; and Ford Pro, helping commercial customers transform and expand their businesses with vehicles and services tailored to their needs.  Additionally, Ford provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company.  Ford employs about 176,000 people worldwide.  More information about the company and its products and services is available at

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