Ford eNews - Jan. 9, 2013

                          Ford eNews - Jan. 9, 2013

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DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 9, 2013

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Ford to host Truck Media Lounge at NAIAS
Ford will host media in for the 2013 North American International Auto Show at
the Ford Truck Media Lounge next week. If you are in Detroit for the annual
event, please stop by the lounge to relax, refresh and spend time with members
of the Ford leadership team. The lounge, at 151 West Congress, Suite 600, is
located 1.5 blocks northeast of Cobo Hall. It will be open from 7 a.m. to 11
p.m. on Monday Jan. 14 and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15. Ford executives
will be on hand beginning 1 p.m. Monday.

Tony McCloud | tmccloud@ford.com | 313.845.4459

AOL Autos names Fusion Car of the Year
The 2013 Ford Fusion continues to earn industry kudos. AOL Autos has awarded
its second annual Car of the Year honors to the all-new car. AOL reports
Fusion is boldly redesigned to not only raise the bar, but to meet the
stalwarts of the category pound for pound and dollar for dollar for value,
performance and quality. Click here for the full report.

Connected World names Fusion Energi Connected Car of the Year
At the 2013 International CES in Las Vegas, Connected World Magazine awarded
the all-new Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid the midsize Connected World
Connected Car of the Year 2013 award. more…

Alan Hall | ahall32@ford.com | 313.594.3744

Ford launches app developer program
Providing developers the information and tools needed for the creation of
relevant, voice-activated experiences inside the car, Ford launched its Ford
Developer Program at CES. Recent integrated apps include Wall Street Journal,
USA TODAY, Kaliki, Amazon Cloud Player, Aha Radio, Rhapsody, Greater Media,
Glympse and BeCouply. more…

Alan Hall | ahall32@ford.com | 313.594.3744

Ford, Eaton, SunPower and Whirlpool team up on electric energy initiative
Ford is engaging in a strategic collaboration that will demonstrate how a
typical American family can significantly reduce their electricity bills and
their impact on the environment by integrating home appliance technology with
a plug-in vehicle. The Ford-led team drew on a computer model created by
Georgia Institute of Technology to predict a 60 percent reduction in energy
costs and 55 percent reduction in CO[2] when changes from a MyEnergi
Lifestyle^® product are incorporated in the home. more…

Eddie Fernandez | eddie.fernandez@ogilvy.com | 530.304.5383

Ford cars, utilities and trucks all post sales gains in 2012
Ford Motor Company's U.S. sales grew across the board in 2012, with cars up 5
percent, utilities up 7 percent and trucks up 2 percent. Overall, the Ford
brand ended 2012 with 2,168,015 vehicles sold – the only brand to top 2
million U.S. sales. more...

Erich Merkle | emerkle2@ford.com | 313.806.4562

About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), a global automotive industry leader based in
Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six
continents. With about 172,000 employees and 65 plants worldwide, the
company's automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides
financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information
regarding Ford and its products worldwide, please visit
http://corporate.ford.com.

SOURCE Ford Motor Company

Website: http://www.ford.com
Contact: Jennifer Moore, +1-313-248-2335, jmoor186@ford.com
 
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