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Ford eNews -- Oct. 17, 2012

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DEARBORN, MI--Oct. 17, 2012:

Ford C-MAX Energi is tops with a 620-mile range

America's most efficient utility vehicle -- Ford's new 108-MPGe C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid -- also has the most range of any utility or compact vehicle with a 620-mile overall driving range as rated by the EPA.

Ford launches Scout for SYNC AppLink

Telenav and Ford have announced Scout by Telenav is now available in cars through Ford SYNC AppLink. With the Scout launch, mobile users now have the ability to access the same personalized navigation app in their cars that they have on their phones.

Ford and MobilityWorks Commercial offer wheelchair accessibility for taxis

Taxi operators looking for a fuel-efficient, wheelchair-accessible vehicle now have a solution -- Ford Transit Connect customized by MobilityWorks Commercial, which specializes in customizing vehicles for handicap access.

Michigan Assembly Plant named Plant of the Year

Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant has been named "Assembly Plant of the Year" by ASSEMBLY Magazine. It's the first time an automaker, as well as a plant in Michigan, has earned the honor.

Driving Skills for Life driving course now available online

Ford Driving Skills for Life continues its ongoing efforts to reduce teen traffic fatalities during National Teen Driver Safety Week with the introduction of an online video game patterned after the program's award-winning driving exercises.