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Ford and PlanetM Announce Three Winners to the City:One Michigan Central Station Challenge

 

In June 2018, Ford announced it acquired Michigan Central Station with plans to restore it and improve mobility around it. In collaboration with Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s mobility initiative, PlanetM, Ford launched the City:One Michigan Central Station Challenge in June 2019. The goal of the challenge was to bring together government officials, city residents, and entrepreneurs to identify transportation problems and discover solutions.

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Ford Performance Parts and Warn Offer New Winch for 2020 F-Series



 

Make sure your truck is equipped with everything you may need for an off-road adventure! Now, for the first time ever, the F-Series Super Duty will offer an available integrated electric winch with the new 2020 Tremor Off-Road Package. The winch was designed in collaboration between Ford Performance Parts and Warn and provides 12,000 pounds of winching power. Off-roading adventurers can purchase the winch as a factory-orderable option or choose to have it dealer-installed as an after-sale accessory for both gas and diesel-powered Super Duty Tremor pickups.

 
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Be Prepared This Winter



It’s the most stressful time of the year now that winter weather driving is here. Take a deep breath and make sure your vehicle is prepared with Dunphy Ford’s tips and reminders! Make sure your vehicle is ready for the snow from your tires to your windshield, and while you’re on the go, make sure packed the necessary cargo.


Tires Mean Traction

Whether you have a front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive vehicle, your tires are always the most important feature to gaining traction on slick roads. Before you venture out this winter, make sure your tires are…

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Ford and McDonald's Collaboration Leads to Unexpected Use for Coffee Chaff

 

Large companies create large amounts of waste, but Ford and McDonald’s are trying to change that as they independently and collaboratively work towards finding and upholding environmentally friendly solutions. Ford is not only working towards using recycled and renewable plastics in vehicles, but they are also investing $11 billion through 2022 on hybrid and all-electric vehicles. McDonalds is working towards helping the environment by working towards sourcing 100 percent of its guest packaging from renewable, recycled, or certified sources by 2025.

  
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Ford Shares Vision of “Creating Tomorrow Together” at Thanksgiving Day Parade



Ford Motor Company will display an all-new float at the 93rd annual America’s Thanksgiving Parade in downtown Detroit on Thursday November 28th. Ford’s all-new float will embody their commitment to “Creating Tomorrow Together” and will showcase 45 Ford cars, trucks and SUVs including the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, 2020 Ford Explorer ST, and a fleet of Ford F-series trucks. In addition to the new float, Ford has also extended their partnership with The Parade Company on Detroit traditions and has agreed to sponsor America’s Thanksgiving Parade, Ford Fireworks, and the Hob…

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Mustang Family Grows with All-Electric SUV: The Mach-E


Since the Mustang’s debut in 1964, it has grown to become an American icon representing freedom, fast speeds, and an untamed wild spirit. Now as technology continues to drive society forward, Ford aims to progress with the newest edition to the Mustang family: the all-electric SUV Mustang Mach-E. The Mustang Mach-E made its world debut this Sunday, November 17, 2019, giving a taste of what to expect for its late 2020 showroom release.


“At the first-ever Detroit auto show, Henry Ford said he was working on something that would strike like forked lightning,” said Bill Ford, executive chairman, Ford…

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Ford Awards Over $50,000 in Scholarships to Detroit Youth Choir


If you’re a fan of the popular NBC show, “America’s Got Talent”, then you may have heard the inspiring success story of the Detroit Youth Choir. Now, one week after their award-winning performance on the primetime competition show, the Detroit Youth Choir has even more to celebrate. 


Following a special rehearsal, which took place at the historic Michigan Central Station, the Ford Motor Company Fund awarded each individual member of the 52-student choir with a $1,000 scholarship. All totaled, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company donated $52,000 in future education funds.


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Ford is Creating the Automotive Innovation Facility of a Lifetime

Ford has recently announced their ground-breaking design plans for a new Research and Development Center in Dearborn, Michigan. With this new project, Ford is striving for a human-centered environment that fosters individualism and creativity, while at the same time emphasizing the focus on the betterment of the Ford Motor Company and the world as a whole.


“We are creating centers of excellence globally where talent can thrive,” said David Dubensky, Ford Land Chairman and CEO. “These will be inviting places for our employees, partners, businesses, and entrepreneurs from around the world to come and work with us to create tomorrow…

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How the Quantum Signal Acquisition Will Help Ford Develop Self-Driving Vehicles

In recent years, the automotive industry has been overtaken by futuristic ideas and cutting-edge scientific research into the concept of robotics and self-driving cars.


In accordance with this evolving concept, Ford has acquired Quantum Signal, a small robotics company from Saline, Michigan that has put 20 years into the research and development of real-time simulation algorithms as well as new sensing and perception technologies.


Despite existing in relative obscurity to this point, Quantum Signal is well-known for its ANVEL simulation and modeling data, which has seen interest from the U.S. military and has been used to study the potential…

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Ford and Volkswagen Gear Up for a Global Alliance

 

Ford CEO Him Hackett and Volkswagen CEO Dr. Hebert Diess were together on a New York stage July 13th. The two were joined by Argo AI CEO Bryan Salesky, and in front of a crowd announced that we are entering the “biggest shift in transportation” since the time of Henry Ford.

 

So what’s happening? What’s so big? Well, the two automotive giants are joining forces to expand their global alliance in one of the biggest events in the auto industry ever.

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