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Ford eNews -- Jan. 18, 2012

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DEARBORN, MI--Jan. 18, 2012:

Ford Fusion earns Autoweek's highest honor
Just days after its world reveal, the new Ford Fusion was already bringing home awards. As "the car people will remember most five years from now," Autoweek Magazine chose Fusion for its Best in Show award at the North American International Auto Show. The first sedan to offer gasoline, hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions, Fusion brings alive the next generation of more expressive vehicles from Ford.  more...

Octavio Navarro | | 313.845.2387

Ford researches wellness in the car, debuts access to iHeartRadio app
A prototype system developed by BlueMetal Architects leverages Ford SYNC® technology, Microsoft HealthVault, Windows Azure and the interactive services Healthrageous provides in conjunction with compatible biometric measurement devices to help people monitor and maintain health and wellness while on the move. Additionally, Ford will be the first automaker to give drivers easy in-car access to the popular iHeartRadio app using voice control through SYNC AppLinkâ„¢.  more...

Alan Hall | | 313.594.3744

Ford F-150, Mustang Boss 302 snag Lifestyle Awards from has selected the Ford Mustang Boss 302 for its Play Car of the Year because the Mustang's blend of raw power and handling prowess "have been relentlessly honed in the Boss 302, and we're suitably impressed." And Ford F-150 won's Work Car of the Year: "If you need your work truck to do double duty, the F-150 has you covered," said editors. Click here for more.