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Ford eNews - June 15, 2011

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DEARBORN, MI--June 15, 2011:

Ford to triple electrified vehicle production
Ford will grow its electrified vehicle production capacity to more than 100,000 units annually by 2013 thanks to increasing consumer appetites for green vehicles. Ford will triple production capacity of its electrified vehicle lineup, further boosting volumes of its all-new C-MAX Hybrid and C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid, which begin production next year.  more...  

Angie Kozleski |  |  313.323.1984

New Ford sustainability report: The Blue Oval is going green
Ford is giving the public a comprehensive look at its progress on environmental and social issues with the release of its 12th annual Sustainability Report. "Blueprint for Sustainability: Driving Change" provides updates on Ford's progress in the areas of sustaining Ford, climate change, water use, vehicle safety and driver-assist technologies, and supply chain.  more...

Dan Pierce |  |  313.594.0949

Focus Electric keeps its cool when temperatures rise
Ford engineers developed a system that cools the lithium-ion battery in the all-new Focus Electric and keeps it working at its prime, even in the hottest of conditions. Ford will use an advanced active liquid-cooling and heating system to regulate the temperature of its battery packs, which are designed to operate under a range of ambient conditions.  more...

Dan Pierce |  |  313.594.0949

Ford offers plenty of gift possibilities for Dad
With Father's Day this Sunday, Ford has officially licensed merchandise that can be personalized for fans of the Blue Oval. Both the official Ford Marketplace, Ford Store, and the Ford Images website, Ford Images, are offering discounts. Items also are on sale on the official Ford Store on eBay. Among the most popular are the Ford Oval kingpin giant folding chair, a Ford GT wireless optical mouse and custom artwork.  more...

Mark Schirmer |  |  313.390.8647