2020 has been a year no one saw coming. COVID-19 has wrought economic, political and emotional chaos, testing the limits of individuals, families, healthcare systems and whole sectors of societies. Yet as the ninth annual Looking Further with Ford Trends Report* highlights, the global pandemic also reveals just how resilient people can be in finding ways to cope and adapt.
Each month of October marks the start of the Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign. In order to encourage women and raise their awareness on the importance of early detection and of psychological support from the family in the healing process, each year, Ford tells the story of the remarkable journeys of these persons, who thanks to their courage and determination have succeeded in overcoming this disease.
Ford is continuing to streamline and transform its global business, making changes in how the company is organized and operates to deliver executional excellence that benefits customers and delivers sustained profitable growth.
The COVID-19 crisis has presented new challenges for mobility, with social distancing impacting public transportation, the flow of traffic being affected by more deliveries, and increasing concerns regarding personal health and well-being.
The Ford Volunteer Corps is pivoting to give employees new ways to safely give back as part of Global Caring Month – Ford Motor Company’s 30-day concentrated focus on community service that happens each September.
The Ford GT is America’s only Le Mans-winning supercar, and taking this pinnacle of Ford Performance even further for 2021, Ford is revealing two new enhancements – the first-ever Heritage Edition inspired by the original model’s first endurance win at the 1966 Daytona 24 Hour Continental race, plus an all-new Studio Collection package offers even more exclusivity and design enhancements.
What inspires you to go to work every day?
For Stephen Cooper, the Voice Recognition Features Lead – SYNC 3, inspiration comes from knowing his friends and family are safe from the perils of distracted driving partly in thanks to his contributions to the SYNC system.
Ford Motor Company today announced that Jim Hackett, who has led the company’s transformation since 2017, plans to retire from the company. Jim Farley has been named the company’s new president and CEO and will join the board of directors, effective Oct. 1.
Due to COVID-19 guidelines more people are cleaning their hands with sanitiser when they get back in vehicles after essential journeys. This is good for the owner’s health, but it could be bad for the interior. Chemicals like ethanol in hand sanitisers can react with surfaces, causing them to wear prematurely unless they are protected by special finishes.
From drug-delivery drones to specialty handwashing stations, student entrepreneurs in nine countries are putting their COVID-19 fighting ideas into action thanks to grants from the Ford Motor Company Fund.
Chaque véhicule Ford, de la plus petite citadine jusqu’au pick-up le plus imposant, est construit selon des normes de qualité et de sécurité extrêmement rigoureuses, avec des technologies particulièrement avancées en termes de sécurité et d'aide à la conduite.
Ford brought its Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) programme to Egypt for the first time last week, with the American University in Cairo hosting the event from November 24-27, offering the latest practical, hands-on driving training free to more than 240 newly-licensed drivers.
Ford has announced the appointment of Achraf El Boustani to an expanded role, as managing director for North Africa (NAF) and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Achraf El Boustani will now also oversee the management of Ford's operations in sub-Saharan Africa from the company’s regional headquarters in Casablanca.
Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG today announced they are expanding their global alliance to include electric vehicles – and will collaborate with Argo AI to introduce autonomous vehicle technology in the U.S. and Europe – positioning both companies to better serve customers while improving their competitiveness and cost and capital efficiencies.
World’s best-selling and best-in-class Ford Transit is the minibus of choice for Egypt’s rising startup that’s bringing a premium, comfortable and safer alternative to the country’s public transportation
Ford has launched its Qualified Vehicle Modifier programme in North Africa and named its first two accredited vehicle converters in Morocco. This move promises to propel the US manufacturer’s commercial vehicles business to greater heights, by accelerating the delivery of modified vehicles that suit various businesses in the region.
Ford Motor Company today announced it has created Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC, a new organization charged with accelerating its AV business to capitalize on market opportunities. The company also detailed key organizational changes designed to improve its operational fitness and drive profitable growth.