Built Ford Green, With Rice On The SideThe latest environmental wrinkle in Ford Motor Co. products might make you wish for a little soy sauce. But Ford says the rice is going into plastic parts on the Ford F-150 truck.
Ford's Largest Salaried Hiring Initiative In More Than A Decade Grows By 800 JobsFord Motor Co. said Tuesday that it will hire an additional 800 salaried employees for a total of more than 3,000 salaried employees in 2013.
Ford Steps Up as First Automaker to Join Voluntary Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program in IndiaFord Motor Co. Monday announced that it is taking another major step toward helping stabilize carbon dioxide emissions globally, today becoming the first automaker to join a voluntary greenhouse gas reporting program recently established in India.
Ford Providing Energy Efficiency Tech To Colorado Home In DemoEnergy-efficient living doesn't have to mean deprivation or huge expense. A group of corporations, including Michigan-based Ford Motor Co. and Whirlpool Corp., are helping a Colorado family prove that.
Ford Tweaking Hybrid Controls To Boost MPG, Hiring More Hybrid EngineersFord Motor Co. announced Tuesday that its share of the electrified vehicle market in the United States quadrupled during the first half of 2013 vs. the first half of 2012, rising from 4 percent to 16 percent.
Ford to Launch SiriusXM Internet Radio App In CarsSirius XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) and Ford Motor Co. Wednesday announced that Ford will be the first automaker to give its customers in-vehicle access to the SiriusXM Internet Radio App in Ford vehicles equipped with Sync AppLink.
Ford Cuts CO2 Emissions 37 Percent Per Vehicle; New Report HighlightsFord 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.
DreamWorks, Ford Partner For Film Version Of EA's ‘Need for Speed’ GameFord 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.
Ford Motor Company Fund Opens New Center in Southwest DetroitA vacant former business incubator in Southwest Detroit has reopened as the Ford Resource and Engagement Center.
USABC Gives $2.28M Start-Stop Battery Contract To California FirmThe 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.
Ford Hybrid Vehicle Sales Break Full-Year Record in First Five Months of 2013Ford Motor Co. Friday said it had surpassed its previous full-year hybrid sales record in just the first five months of 2013.
FordDirect Introduces Trade-In Appraisal Tool, Credit Estimator to Dealer WebsitesFordDirect, 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.
Ford, Whirlpool Part Of Energy Saving Lifestyle DemoAmericans 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."
FordDirect Launches Chat Services with LiveConnect to Increase Dealer Sales LeadsFord 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.
Detroit Three CIOs Share Stage At MCWT EventIt 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.