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Ford Tops Ranking of Best Global Green Brands

Ford Motor Company earns No. 1 spot on annual list of  Interbrand’s 50 Best Global Green Brands Ford scored high marks for transparency about its business operations and disclosure of performance information, particularly in the area of manufacturing No. 1 ranking comes after Ford  came in  second on the list  last year and 15th in […]

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Ford Cuts Water Use Two Years Ahead of Schedule

Ford Cuts Water Use Two Years Ahead of Schedule; 2013-2014 Sustainability Report Highlights Future Initiatives Ford releases its 15th annual Sustainability Report highlighting the company’s commitment to environmentally responsible manufacturing and the successes it has achieved thus far Ford President and CEO Alan Mulally signs the CEO Water Mandate launched by the U.N. Secretary General, […]

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Ford Cuts Energy Use 22 Percent; New Sustainability Report Calls for Added 25 Percent Drop by 2016

Ford Motor Company has released its 13th annual Sustainability Report titled “Blueprint for Sustainability: Accelerating Ahead” – a voluntary and comprehensive annual account highlighting all things sustainable, from people to products Ford’s success cutting energy use in its vehicle manufacturing process – and its announcement to cut another 25 percent in the next five years […]

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Ford Sets New Goal to Build on Success of Cutting Waste; 100 Million Pounds Spared from Landfills Since 2007

Between 2007 and 2011, Ford reduced its global waste to landfills by 44 percent, or 100 million pounds – 49 percent in North America On a per-vehicle basis, global waste to landfills decreased by 39 percent between 2007 and 2011 – 47 percent in North America Ford is exploring novel technologies, such as using paint […]

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FORD TO SLASH LANDFILL WASTE BY 70 PER CENT IN FIVE YEARS, CUT WATER USE BY 30 PER CENT

Ford to Slash Landfill Waste by 70 per cent in Five Years, Cut Water Use by 30 per cent in New Green Manufacturing Plan Ford plans 70 per cent reduction in landfill waste across Europe Water use to be cut by 30 percent – saving more than 1 billion litres of water and reducing costs […]

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Ford Uses Kenaf Plant Inside Doors in the All-New Escape, Saving Weight and Energy

Kenaf, a tropical plant related to cotton and okra plants, is being used to replace oil-based materials in the doors of the all-new Ford Escape Use of this eco-friendly material is anticipated to offset 300,000 pounds of oil-based resin annually in North America Kenaf reduces the weight of the door bolsters by 25 percent and […]

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Ford Recycle

Ford, REPREVE to Recycle 2 Million Plastic Bottles Back into the New 2012 Focus Electric and Other Vehicles Ford, through the use of REPREVE®, plans to divert about 2 million post-consumer plastic bottles from landfills for use in new vehicles beginning with the 2012 Focus Electric – the first vehicle to feature branded REPREVE’s seat […]

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Ford will in the New Year Target 30 Percent Water Reduction Per Vehicle

Ford Targets 30 Percent Water Reduction Per Vehicle New aggressive water strategy calls for global reduction target of 30 percent per vehicle by 2015 Between 2000 and 2010, Ford reduced its global water use by 62 percent, or 10.5 billion gallons; 71 percent in North America On a per-vehicle basis, global water use decreased by […]

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Ford Environment and Safety Chief Sue Cischke to Retire After 35-Year Career

Robert Brown Named Her Successor Sue Cischke, group vice president, Sustainability, Environment and Safety Engineering, has elected to retire effective Feb. 1, 2012, after 35 years of service in the automotive industry Cischke will be succeeded by Robert Brown, currently vice president, Sustainability, Environment and Safety Engineering, Ford of Europe DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 12, 2011 […]

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FORD AGAIN DECLARED A FLEET HERO BY ENERGY SAVING TRUST

BRENTWOOD, Essex, 1st December 2011 – Ford has become one of the Energy Saving Trust’s ‘Fleet Heroes’ for the second time in three years, winning a prestigious award for its innovations helping to lower fuel bills and reduce car and van fleet emissions.

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Seat Fabric in All-New Ford Focus Electric Uses Waste To Create a Better World

Ford is the first automaker to use REPREVE® branded fiber inthe seat fabric for the all-new Focus Electric REPREVE is a polyester fiber made from a hybrid blend of recycled materials including used plastic water bottles and post-industrial waste Through the use of REPREVE, each all-new Ford Focus Electric keeps 22 plastic bottles out of […]

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FORD, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN DEVELOP NEW MOBILITY AND TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS FOR THE FUTURE

By 2015, about two-thirds of the world will be living in urban areas, which will exacerbate traffic congestion and present major challenges to basic transportation and personal mobility. “Ford Urban Mobility Networks” is a pilot program that is exploring how to coordinate a variety of transportation options and provide vital real-time information to individuals living […]

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FORD’S EASY FUEL SYSTEM TAKES THE GUESSWORK OUT OF FILLING UP

COLOGNE, GERMANY, 23 November, 2005 – When Rudolph Diesel devised a more efficient engine in 1892, he probably did not envision the situation that exists today: Gasoline and diesel fuel sold next to each other from look-alike pumps, often four to six in a row. But for anyone who accidentally fills their diesel-powered car with […]

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Van Market In Decline Due To Supply Shortages

Tuesday 5 July, 2022 The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined for the sixth consecutive month in June, falling -23.0% to 26,443 units and rounding off a challenging first half

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Car Market Performance Affected By Supply Shortages

Tuesday 5 July, 2022 UK new car registrations fell -24.3% in June, according to the latest figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The month saw

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