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Going Green: How Ford Accelerated Action Day Is Making a Difference

Going Green: How Ford Accelerated Action Day Is Making a Difference

Ford volunteers recently rolled up their sleeves to make the world a little greener during Ford Accelerated Action Day. Every year, Ford takes some time off to give back to various communities around the country, specifically working on eco-friendly projects. In addition to volunteering, Ford also gave more than $55,000 in grants to help fund various projects. Ford put together a massive list of projects for Accelerated Action Day, ranging from a Lake Erie cleanup to landscaping and education programs….

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Ford Motor Company Fund and Drake White Team Up for a Good Cause

Ford Motor Company Fund and Drake White Team Up for a Good Cause

Many people might not know that Henry Ford himself was a big country music fan. That’s according to Yisel Cabrera, community relations manager of the Ford Motor Company Fund. Cabrera said that the pioneering founder was also a “believer in making the world a better place.” It’s over a hundred years later and the Ford Motor Company Fund is teaming up with country crooner Drake White to make the world a better place specifically through the power of country music….

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The Ford F-150 Is Officially the Safest Pickup Truck for 2016

The Ford F-150 Is Officially the Safest Pickup Truck for 2016

Most pickup shoppers are looking for capabilities, performance, and efficiency. These things will all lead you to the 2016 Ford F-150. But, did you know it is also the safest pickup truck of 2016? Recently, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) named the 2016 F-150 a Top Safety Pick for both the SuperCrew and SuperCab body styles. The F-150 is the only full-size pickup to earn this recognition. “From the moment our team set out to design and build…

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Ford Establishes Ford Smart Mobility LLC

Ford Establishes Ford Smart Mobility LLC

Ford has established a new subsidiary called Ford Smart Mobility LLC to focus on developing and investing in mobility services. Ford Smart Mobility will operate out of locations in Palo Alto, California, as well as Dearborn, Michigan, and will be headed by Jim Hackett, a member of the Ford Board of Directors. The purpose of Ford Smart Mobility is to pursue opportunities to enter the mobility market and further Ford’s position and reputation as both an auto company and a…

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Ford F-150 is PickupTrucks.com’s Best Light-Duty Truck for MPG 2016

Ford F-150 is PickupTrucks.com’s Best Light-Duty Truck for MPG 2016

The 2016 Ford F-150 has been named the “Best Light-Duty Truck for MPG 2016” by PickupTrucks.com, confirming what most pickup truck owners already knew. Though “MPG” is in the title of the challenge, PickupTrucks.com took more than just fuel efficiency into consideration for this competition, which pitted the Ford F-150, Toyota Tundra, Ram 1500, and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 against each other. When equipped with the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 engine, the Ford F-150 simply outshined every other truck in the head-to-head…

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Industry-First Gorilla Glass Launched on 2017 Ford GT Supercar

Industry-First Gorilla Glass Launched on 2017 Ford GT Supercar

Ford is launching something called “Gorilla Glass” on the 2017 Ford GT supercar; it’s supposedly the most lightweight and durable windshield ever featured on an automobile. According to the automaker, the windshield—which was developed in partnership with Corning Inc.—is about 12 pounds (or 30%) lighter than traditional glass. Despite being 25%-50% thinner than conventional glass panels, it’s also much tougher, and even scratch-resistant. It’ll be used on the Ford GT’s windshield, rear engine cover, and bulkhead. Eventually, Ford hopes to…

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