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Ford Driving Skills for Life Provides Free Hands-on Safety Training to New Drivers

Ford’s 2017 Driving Skills for Life tour will focus on vehicle handling, hazard recognition, speed management and space management, distraction and impaired operation.

Ford Adding Electrified F-150, Mustang, Transit by 2020 in Major EV Push

The moves are part of a $4.5 billion investment in electrified vehicles by 2020, plans that are part of the company’s expansion to become an “auto and a mobility company,” including leading in electrified and autonomous vehicles and providing new mobility solutions.

Ford Debuts Next-Generation Fusion Hybrid Autonomous Development Vehicle

The new vehicle uses the current Ford autonomous vehicle platform, but ups the processing power with new computer hardware.

Ford Motor Company of Canada Launches Body Shop Certification Program with Certified Collision Care

The Ford National Body Shop Network program was created to promote certified dealership and independent collision repair providers to Ford vehicle owners and insurers.

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Celebrates 150th Anniversary with New Ford F-150 Giveaway

Harold and Shelly Swan, owners of Affordable Auto Body and Paint in Loveland, Colo., were announced as the winners of the Ford F-150, which was presented at a special ceremony on Nov. 30th at Sherwin-Williams’ Fort Collins, Colo., Automotive Finishes Store.

OEMs to Examine Mixed-Material Technologies at Lightweight Vehicle Manufacturing Summit

Developed with Toyota, Ford and General Motors, the summit will feature a brand-new agenda which will examine the latest joining, forming and surface treatment technologies and their applications for mixed material structures.

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Renews Partnership with Ford Paint and Body Tech Center

The center, located in Inkster, Mich., assists in developing standards for collision repair for all Ford vehicles, including the research and testing of new repair materials, equipment and techniques.

Ford Collision Truckload Program Announces New Additions

The 15 additions include: two brackets, two fascias, two grilles, one steel bumper, three step pads, two tail lamps, two valances and one wheel cover.

Ford Mentors Students from College Race Teams, Offers Opportunities for Real-World Testing

Ford has been working with the next generation of dedicated student racers for more than a decade, offering the time and expertise of its engineers and allowing the teams to put their cars to the test in its tunnel facilities in Allen Park, Mich.

August US Auto Sales Down, Automakers Say Industry Has Peaked

Drop in sales signals what some major automakers believe is the beginning of a long-expected sales decline or, at best, an industry sales plateau.

Ford Targets Fully Autonomous Vehicle for Ride Sharing in 2021

The company is investing in or collaborating with four startups to enhance its autonomous vehicle development, doubling its Silicon Valley team and more than doubling its Palo Alto campus.

Ford Releases Latest Edition of On Target Magazine

In this edition, Ford announced that they have added F-150 instruction sheets and position statements to OEM1Stop as part of a major refresh of the OEM repair information website.