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What Does EcoBoost Mean?

What Does EcoBoost Mean?

Ford Motor Company starting producing EcoBoost turbo engines in 2009. Three of Ford’s most popular vehicles–the revamped F-150, the redesigned Edge, and the iconic Mustang–have all received rave reviews for their moves toward EcoBoost technology. The easiest way to explain what EcoBoost means is that it’s a combination of turbocharging and using direct fuel injection, with the(…)

FORD EARNS TOP GRADE FOR WATER CONSERVATION

FORD EARNS TOP GRADE FOR WATER CONSERVATION

Ford Motor Company receives an “A” grade for its work to conserve water by CDP, the world’s only global environmental disclosure agency. CDP’s full report will be unveiled today as world leaders gather in Tokyo for a broad conversation about global water use  From 2000 to 2014, Ford reduced its water use by 62 percent(…)

2016 F-150 WITH CLASS-EXCLUSIVE COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS, PROPANE CAPABILITY GROWS FORD’S ALTERNATIVE FUEL LEADERSHIP

2016 F-150 WITH CLASS-EXCLUSIVE COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS, PROPANE CAPABILITY GROWS FORD’S ALTERNATIVE FUEL LEADERSHIP

Responding to customer requests, 2016 Ford F-150 with the 5.0-liter V8 engine will offer a gaseous-fuel prep option, making it the only light-duty pickup capable of running on compressed natural gas or propane Ford has sold more than 57,000 vehicles prepped to run on clean, low-cost compressed natural gas and propane – seven times more(…)

WHAT IS THE FORD ECOBOOST CHALLENGE?

WHAT IS THE FORD ECOBOOST CHALLENGE?

The Ford EcoBoost® Challenge is a 17 city your that provides five unique drive experience in Ford products. All participants will have an opportunity to win an EcoBoost-powered 2015 Ford Edge. EcoBoost Challenge gets consumers behind the wheel of some of Ford’s most popular vehicles, including back-to-back drives with competitor vehicles. 2015 EcoBoost Challenge participants(…)

FORD’S WATER ACHIEVEMENTS PROFILED IN MICHIGAN BLUE ECONOMY REPORT

FORD’S WATER ACHIEVEMENTS PROFILED IN MICHIGAN BLUE ECONOMY REPORT

Ford’s Water Achievements Profiled in Michigan Blue Economy Report On April 7, the Michigan Economic Center at Prima Civitas and the Grand Valley State University Annis Water Resources Institute released Michigan Blue Economy, a report designed to spur strategic actions to expand and grow the State’s already blue economy, and help Michigan to become the world’s(…)

Ford’s Sustainability Strategy Aims to Deliver Great Products, a Strong Business and a Better World

Ford’s Sustainability Strategy Aims to Deliver Great Products, a Strong Business and a Better World

“…the fundamental purpose of a corporation is to make people’s lives better, and we can do that by creating outstanding products, by investing in the communities where our employees live and work, and by using our position as a technology leader to tackle global sustainability challenges.” – William Clay Ford, Jr. Ford’s global vehicles showcase(…)

Ford’s Greenest Plant

Ford’s Greenest Plant

Just as we’re doing all we can to Drive Green, Ford is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its ground-breaking Dearborn Truck Plant, a flagship for sustainable manufacturing. 2.6 MILLION F-150’S have been produced since the facility opened in May 2004. In late 2014, production of the 2015 F-150 gets under way. 20 MILLION POUNDS of(…)

Ford Escape and Focus Are More Than 80% Recyclable

Ford Escape and Focus Are More Than 80% Recyclable

Dismantlers and shredders process more than 94% of all salvaged vehicles. They collect parts and materials for reuse, remanufacturing and recycling. Usually, 75% of an automobile’s content is recycled – including steel, iron, aluminum, copper and other non-ferrous metals. The Ford Escape and Focus exceed the norm, being more than 80% recyclable.

Ford’s Gone Green… For Decades!

Ford’s Gone Green… For Decades!

Ford Motor Co. was thinking “green” long before it became important. The Ford Dagenham plant in the United Kingdom was powered in part by burning London’s waste to the tune of 2,000 metric tons per week until 1939. The plant originally opened in 1931 and, in total, produced around 1,050,000 engines. In 2008, the factory(…)