Ford Motor Co.

C-Max Energi cutaway (Ford photo)

Ford Cuts CO2 Emissions 37 Percent Per Vehicle; New Report Highlights

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F ) announced Friday that it had cut carbon dioxide emissions in its global operations by 37 percent per vehicle produced between 2000 and 2012.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2013

2013 Ford Mustang

DreamWorks, Ford Partner For Film Version Of EA’s ‘Need for Speed’ Game

Ford Motor Co. Monday announced a partnership for the feature film “Need for Speed,” which will include integration of Ford products and extensive media promotion at the film’s release, scheduled for March 14, 2014.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2013

Bill Ford, Mayor Dave Bing and others during ribbon cutting on new community center. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

Ford Motor Company Fund Opens New Center in Southwest Detroit

A vacant former business incubator in Southwest Detroit has reopened as the Ford Resource and Engagement Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2013


USABC Gives $2.28M Start-Stop Battery Contract To California Firm

The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC, an organization whose members are Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Co. and General Motors, today announced the award of a $2.28 million stop-start battery system development contract to Leyden Energy Inc. of Fremont, Calif.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2013

C-Max Energi cutaway (Ford photo)

Ford Hybrid Vehicle Sales Break Full-Year Record in First Five Months of 2013

Ford Motor Co. Friday said it had surpassed its previous full-year hybrid sales record in just the first five months of 2013.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2013


FordDirect Introduces Trade-In Appraisal Tool, Credit Estimator to Dealer Websites

FordDirect, a joint venture between Ford Motor Co. and its franchise dealers, announced the addition of two new tools for dealers provided by Black Book Online.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2013

C-Max Energi cutaway (Ford photo)

Ford, Whirlpool Part Of Energy Saving Lifestyle Demo

Americans can sharply cut their energy use without sacrificing lifestyle comfort. That’s the message of Dearborn’s Ford Motor Co. and Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp., which are demonstrating products in the Ford-led MyEnergy Lifetyle retrofit contest on Katie Couric’s syndicated talk show, “Katie.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013


FordDirect Launches Chat Services with LiveConnect to Increase Dealer Sales Leads

Ford Direct announced Tuesday it has introduced LiveConnect Communication Service, an enhancement to its product offerings that enables dealers to better engage with consumers in real time through their websites.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2013

The Detroit Three CIOs speak Monday at the Michigan Council of Women in Technology's event at the Inn at St. John's in Plymouth. Matt Roush photo.

Detroit Three CIOs Share Stage At MCWT Event

It was something of an historic show of unity among tooth-and-nail competitors for the good of the Michgian IT scene. The chief information officers of Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Co. and General Motors sat together on the same discussion panel, and for a media Q&A afterward, at the Michigan Council of Women in Technology’s Executives in Technology Leadership Exchange. The event drew a packed crowd of more than 500 to the Inn at St. John’s Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

MyKey Training Video

Ford ‘Video Snacks’ Bring Vehicle Features Directly to Consumers

DEARBORN — Ford Motor Co. Monday announced a new “vehicle orientation” program at dealerships nationwide. The program is designed to help bridge the gap between consumers and their cars by providing customers with access to […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2013