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Ford eNews - July 11, 2013

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DEARBORN, MI--July 11, 2013: Mustang, and the path not taken Over the past five decades, Ford designers and engineers have drawn, built and tested countless cars that might have carried the galloping pony badge. But only a tiny fraction made it to production. Delve into the archives using the link below to see those Mustangs that didn't, so you can ponder what might have been.

Build it online: Mustang Customizer From the earliest days of Mustang in 1964, making the pony car unique was an important part of a customer's experience. A vast array of colors, wheels, engines and other options made it possible for almost anyone to create a completely one-of-a-kind car. Now, customers can build virtual versions of their dream pony using Mustang Customizer.

Ford's advanced prototyping, personalization, low-volume production technology Ford engineers are developing a highly flexible, patented technology to rapidly form sheet metal parts for low-volume production applications. Once fully developed, Ford Freeform Fabrication Technology will allow for lower costs and ultrafast delivery times for prototypes. Click here to see it in action.

Ford sponsors Usher's New Look for fourth consecutive year Ford Motor Company announces its continued support of Usher's New Look as presenting sponsor of the association's President's Circle Awards luncheon. Usher Raymond IV will host the July 17 event at the St. Regis Hotel in Atlanta.

Ford returns to 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans Ford took part in the 2013 ESSENCE Festival for the fifth consecutive year as exclusive automotive sponsor. The festival – in its 19th year – is a cultural celebration featuring a mix of bold names, exciting newcomers and cherished ESSENCE Festival favorites.