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Ford eNews -- Feb. 13, 2013


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DEARBORN, MI--Feb. 13, 2013:

Ford ranks among 50 Most Innovative Companies
Fast Company's annual Most Innovative Companies issue has named Ford Motor Company -- the only full-line automaker -- to its list. The awards honor leading businesses including Nike, Apple, Amazon, Google and Target and rising newcomers Square, Fab and Tumblr. more...

Focus Electric earns top safety rating
The 2013 Ford Focus Electric has earned a top safety rating from NHTSA. Focus Electric achieved a five-star Overall Vehicle Score in NCAP testing, which combines vehicle performance in frontal and side-impact crash tests and resistance to rollover.

MAMA favors Fusion, now Family Vehicle of the Year
The Midwest Automotive Media Association, gracious hosts of the Spring Collection Road Rally at Road America each year, has bestowed on the 2013 Ford Fusion its Family Vehicle of the Year award. Eligible cars must start under $50,000, be new or significantly updated, and have made an appearance at a MAMA rally for journalists to drive and evaluate. Click here for more.

PlugShare steers EV drivers to charge stations through MyFord Mobile
Ford's award-winning MyFord Mobile smartphone app and Web portal now features a charging station finder powered by PlugShare.com that will be compatible with the new Ford Fusion Energi and C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid vehicles.

Ford dealers give millions to nonprofits, provide thousands of volunteer hours
Ford and Lincoln dealers contribute between $35.1 million and $84.6 million to charities and nonprofits in their communities across the United States each year, according to the results of a new Ford Motor Company survey.