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Ford eNews - Week Ending June 10, 2011

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DEARBORN, MI--June 8, 2011:

EcoBoost will power smallest engine ever for Ford

Ford is expanding its industry-leading range of fuel-efficient powertrains in North America with the addition of a new 1.0-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder -- the smallest engine Ford has ever built -- and an all-new eight-speed automatic transmission. In addition, Ford's next generation of hybrid vehicles will have a Ford-engineered transmission that will be built in Michigan. more...

Richard Truett | | 313.323.7045

Robots with laser vision help Ford continue to boost quality

Robots with laser vision are the newest high-tech system that Ford is using to improve quality as it strives to lead the industry in customer satisfaction. Ford Motor Company is investing $100 million globally to install robotic plant laser inspection technology to help make parts fits more accurately and reduce wind noise - a top industry quality issue. more...

Wes Sherwood | | 313.390.5660

Ford Crew Chief telematics system can improve fuel economy

Users of Ford Crew Chiefpowered by Telogis are improving fuel efficiency for their fleets by up to 20 percent through better management of vehicle diagnostics, location and driver behavior. To help managers improve the fleet operation even further, Ford developed a system that reports vehicle diagnostics along with driver behavior -- information that helps drive a safer, greener and more efficient fleet. more...

Alan Hall | | 313.594.3744

New Ford Focus available for The Sims 3 simulation video game

The Ford Focus has moved from driveway to computer hard drive as part of The Sims 3, the world's most popular life simulation video game. Players of The Sims 3 are now able to download the all-new 2012 Focus sedan as part of the new Focus Neon Nights package. more...

Alan Hall | | 313.594.3744

About Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company , a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 166,000 employees and about 70 plants worldwide, the company's automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. .