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Ford eNews - July 17, 2013

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DEARBORN, MI--July 17, 2013:

How to rescue a stranded rock star? Get behind the wheel of Ford Focus

When you're the lucky one who comes upon a rock star stranded with a blown bicycle tire the day of a big concert, be sure your car is equipped to get him to his show on time. Ford Focus, of course, makes for the perfect ride. Click here for tips on rescuing stranded rock stars and why Focus is the ride of choice.

Ford improving hybrid fuel economy as EV share quadruples

As Ford's share of the U.S. electrified vehicle market has quadrupled in the past year, the company is announcing improvements to the on-road fuel economy performance of its hybrid vehicles, hiring new engineers, and expanding its research facilities for expected continued growth.

Ford provides tools for green living to another American home

Lindsay and Ben Sattler of Parker, Colo., won Ford's MyEnergi Lifestyle Retrofit contest – designed to showcase how a typical American family can affordably move to an energy-efficient lifestyle. By integrating the technologies of the makeover into their home, the Sattlers can expect a 60 percent reduction in energy costs and 55 percent reduction in CO2. more

Customers rank Ford tops in brand perception

BrandIndex puts Ford No. 1 in customer perceptions in its midyear review survey. Respondents reacted favorably to Ford when asked if they'd heard anything good or bad in the past two weeks about a brand. Click here to read more about the survey.