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Ford eNews -- May 15, 2013

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DEARBORN, MI--May 15, 2013:

Strategic Vision: Ford Fusion, F-250/F-350 are quality leaders
The 2013 Ford Fusion and F-250/F-350 are Total Quality winners in Strategic Vision's 18th annual Total Quality Index-- study. With leading fuel economy, technology and game-changing looks, Fusion takes the No. 1 spot in the highly competitive midsize sedan segment. Fusion had best-ever April sales of 26,722 cars -- a 24 percent increase over record 2012 levels. F-250/F-350's segment-best fuel economy, class-leading power, towing and payload make it Total Quality winner among heavy-duty pickups. Click here for more on the Total Quality Index study.

Ford offers green-living home makeover
The Ford-led MyEnergi Lifestyle Retrofit contest kicked off with Katie Couric on her talk show "Katie" Friday. Homeowners can enter here for a chance to win a Ford C-MAX Energi, plus other home products designed to bring affordable, energy-efficient living to a typical American family. Along with the launch of the national contest, which runs through June 9, the special Mother's Day edition of "Katie" featured a home makeover giveaway to a member of the audience.

Ford futurist helping redefine creativity in industry
Ford global trend and futuring expert Sheryl Connelly has made the 2013 Fast Company list of Top 100 Most Creative People in Business. Connelly immerses herself in social, cultural, environmental, technological and economic ideas to imagine what consumers might want years into the future. She's the first woman in the auto industry to earn this prestigious honor.

Love on the Road in the all-new Fusion
2013 Love on the Road survey from and Ford reveals the impact road trips can have on strengthening couples' relationships, with a sedan being the vehicle of choice for such an important journey. With more than 90 percent of couples indicating they will take a road trip together this summer, Ford's all-new Fusion is designed to meet their needs.