Ford eNews - May 1, 2013

                           Ford eNews - May 1, 2013

PR Newswire

DEARBORN, Mich., May 1, 2013

DEARBORN, Mich., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Luxury watch from Shinola to honor Ford Mustang
Detroit-based Shinola is helping to mark 50 years of Mustang with the release
of a premium wristwatch. Bearing the exclusive Mustang 50 Years logo, only
1,000 of these watches will be sold. A onetime maker of shoe polish, Shinola
is an American brand that embodies strength, passion and quality, and so is a
perfect fit to help celebrate this special moment in automotive history. Click
here for a video from the Shinola shop floor.

Craig Daitch | cdaitch@ford.com | 313.594.7903

Developer workshops now open
App developers looking to help drivers better understand how they use fuel can
now submit their OpenXC-based apps to the Ford Personalized Fuel Efficiency
App Challenge. Nondevelopers can participate as well, by submitting ideas for
apps. A panel of judges will evaluate the submissions and award $50,000 in
cash prizes for the best apps, with $25,000 to the overall winner. The
challenge runs through July 24. Click here for more details.

Emily Rosen | emily.rosen@hkstrategies.com | 713.752.1901

Ford puts kids on the path to innovation
The spirit of innovation embraced by Henry Ford was alive and well at Ford's
recent "Take Our Children to Work Day." Hundreds of kids of employees gained
valuable insight into how the jobs performed by their parents at the Ford
Research and Innovation Center help develop the company's future vehicles.
more...

Susan Krusel | skrusel@ford.com | 313.322.7998

Fleet customers save with Ford hybrids
Hybrid Ford vehicles are attracting new commercial buyers searching for ways
to save money at the pump. Con-way, Esurance, Quest Diagnostics and AT&T have
purchased Ford Fusion and C-MAX hybrids for their fleets. These companies are
finding the savings realized from replacing gas-powered cars with hybrid
offerings can cut total operational costs by as much as 45 percent. more...

Jason Lasecki | jlaseck2@ford.com | 313.594.0942

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 175,000 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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