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Ford eNews – June 19, 2013

Ford F-150


F-150 wins truck shootout

The Ford F-150 has been named winner of the 2013 Light-Duty Challenge by the editors of PickupTrucks and Popular Mechanics. F-150 beat out five competitors, including two of the newest entries from General Motors and the latest Ram.

Ford skyrockets to second greenest brand in the world

Ford has shot up 13 spots in a new report ranking companies on their sustainable practices. Bolstered by the popularity of products such as its EcoBoost engines, Ford is No. 2 on Interbrand's 2013 Best Global Brands

Ford cuts emissions 37 percent

Ford Motor Company cut CO2 emissions at global facilities by 37 percent per vehicle between 2000 and 2012, and now plans for a 30 percent reduction from 2010 to 2025 by addressing everything from new products and technologies to manufacturing processes.

Ford uses robots to improve truck durability testing

Ford engineers developed the industry's first robotic test driving program – click here to see it in use at Michigan Proving Grounds – to meet demands company trucks undergo ever more strenuous Built Ford Tough testing with greater frequency.

SYNC, MyFord Touch sold on 79 percent of new Ford vehicles

Ford SYNC® voice-controlled connectivity and MyFord Touch touch screen technologies are attracting more customers and selling at a much higher rate than competitors; MyFord Touch is helping drive higher customer satisfaction with vehicle quality.