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.


How Will Automakers Reach Nearly 55 MPG by 2025?

A panel at SXSW Eco 2015 discussed how cars will become substantially greener and leaner in a decade, due in large part to…
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Ford’s Research and Engineering Center Goes Landfill-Free

The 720-acre center in Dearborn, Michigan, has more than 12,000 employees in 34 buildings. In other words, it generates a lot of waste.…
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Ford Survey Finds EV Owners Highly Satisfied

It seems EV owners are a loyal bunch: 92 percent of battery electric vehicle (BEV) owners and 94 percent of plug-in hybrid-electric (PHEV)…
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Ford to Focus On Urban Cyclists

Ford is about to launch a data-driven initiative to track urban cyclists as they commute through city streets. By mounting a device on…

Ford Launches U.S. Car-Sharing Pilot

Ford’s finance arm, Ford Credit, just announced a six-month experiment that will help them get involved with and learn about how the sharing…

More Than Function: 3 Things Customers Want to Know About Your Product

Today, customers around the world care about more than the functionality of a product alone. They want to engage with its story. So,…

Ford Mexican Manufacturing Plants Are Landfill-Free

Ford Motor Co. achieved zero waste-to-landfill status at its Hermosillo Stamping and Assembly Plant in Mexico, its 16th annual Sustainability report highlights. That…

Ford Lays Out Evolving Vision of 21st Century Smart Mobility

Reducing its negative social and environmental impacts, Ford is making headway in its drive to realize its evolving vision of 21st century smart…
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More Than Just Talk: The Future of Vehicle Integration

Today, “vehicle connectivity” is more than a buzzword. Propelled forward by advancements in the amount of software a vehicle can process, the potential…
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Ford F-150s Now Upholstered With Recycled Plastic Bottles

Yesterday Ford Motor Co. announced fabric made out of recycled bottles will be used in its F-150 line of trucks.

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…

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…
Ford executive chairman Bill Ford and Mark Fields, Ford president and CEO, join Dearborn Truck Plant employees to celebrate production start of the 2015 F-150.

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…

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.