Ford: CSR & Sustainability News

Ford Motor Company (also known as simply Ford; NYSE: F) is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and luxury cars under the Lincoln brand. In the past it has also produced heavy trucks, tractors and automotive components. Ford owns small stakes in Mazda of Japan and Aston Martin of the United Kingdom. It is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is controlled by the Ford family, although they have minority ownership.

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Ford F-150s Now Upholstered With Recycled Plastic Bottles

Yesterday the automaker announced fabric made out of recycled bottles will be used in its F-150 line of trucks.
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Ford’s Parking Spotter Could Keep You From the Endless Hunt

Ford recently announced that it's teaming up with Georgia Tech to develop a Parking Spotter app. As the name suggests, this app will…
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Ford Announces E-Bikes for Urban Commutes

Ford's new e-bike prototypes do just about everything but steer the bike and serve you coffee. The two models, which were unveiled at…
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Engaged Employees: The Catalysts of Your Company

Organizations that really stand out from the crowd deliver on their brand promises every time you interact with them. To achieve this requires…
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Will 2015 Be the Year of the Plug-in Hybrid?

According to the website EVObsession, there will be at least 15 new electric vehicle models hitting marketplace this year.
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Ford Edges Closer to ‘Growing’ Its Own Car Parts

Ford has developed and launched eight plant-based materials for use in its car parts -- and the company isn't stopping there.
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The Mustang Gets an EcoBoost for Its 50th Birthday

For the model's 50th birthday, the folks at Ford Motor Co. decided to do things a bit differently by launching the first Mustang…
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Google, Ford Among Companies Accused of Climate Change Hypocrisy

Companies including Google, UPS, Ford, Microsoft and eBay are accused of climate change hypocrisy in a scathing report. But are those assumptions fair?
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Ford to Launch Largest Solar Array in Michigan

Ford and DTE Energy are partnering to build what the companies say will be the largest solar array in Michigan.
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Detroit Water and Sewage Department Issues Shut-Off Notices to 46,000

George McGraw believes water is a human right. Does anyone else?
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Interview: Carrie Majeske, Ford

Carrie Majeske talks about how Ford is using Big Data to improve the driving experience and advance issues of sustainability.
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Heinz and Ford to Team Up on Rolling Green Tomatoes

In what appears to be a marriage made in heaven, Heinz was looking for an innovative way to recycle and repurpose peels, stems…
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3p Google Chat with Ford Motor Co., DTE Energy Company & GE Ecomagination

TriplePundit held a Google Chat on 3/20 with Ford, DTE, and Ecomagination about the future of renewable energy and electric vehicles in the…
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Ford F-150 Pickup Truck Trail Blazes New Green Technologies

Ford is is taking another huge leap toward filling the void created by our lack of a national energy policy with the launch…
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Ford: Top 10 Trends Shaping the World in 2014

Ford's team of futurists reveals the big trends it thinks will shape consumer behavior in 2014.