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New Ford Police Responder Vehicles Complete Testing in Michigan

It was recently announced that Fordis the first auto manufacturer to offer law enforcement agencies both a pursuit-rated hybrid police car and a full-size pickup truck. This news, released following testing by the Michigan State Police, proves that only Ford is offering law enforcement agencies across the nation the ability to diversify their fleets as needed.

The two all-new vehicles -- the 2019 Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan and the 2018 Ford F-150 Police Responder -- successfully completed the arduous 32-lap police vehicle testing at the Grattan Raceway in September.

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Ford Introduces the Luxurious New F-Series Super Duty Limited Pickup

You know, there's absolutely no reason that heavy-duty truck owners should have to suffer with basic, no-frills trucks if they don't want to. Fortunately, Ford agrees with us and has recently unveiled an F-Series Super Duty Limited truck that establishes the standard for luxury in the heavy-duty truck market. This top-of-the-line F-450 Limited offers the custom touches and comfort previously only found in premium sedans, without taking anything away from the truck's legendary capabilities.

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Ford Teams With Domino's to Develop Self-Driving Pizza Delivery Vehicles

Ford has joined forces with Domino's Pizza in an effort to understand the role that self-driving vehicles can play in delivering pizzas to customers. Researchers from both companies will examine customer reactions to interacting with a self-driving vehicle, helping both Ford Ford and Domino's better understand customers' perspectives regarding the use of self-driving vehicles for food delivery.

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Ford Designates September as Ford Global Caring Month

Ford employee teams from 38 countries will devote their time and energy during September to feeding the hungry, providing clean water, repairing shelters and schools. These thousands of Ford employees are applying their energy and skills to make people's lives better, thanks to the community improvement projects launched in their villages, towns and cities.

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F-22 Fighter Jet Inspires One-of-a-Kind Ford Raptor

Recently, Ford's design team developed a unique F-150 Raptor that was based on the United States Air Force's Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor fighter jet. Intended solely to be auctioned off at the AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the truck earned $300,000 for the Experimental Aircraft Association Gathering of Eagles. The organization and event are both dedicated to encouraging youth participation in aviation and flight.

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Ford Celebrates 100 Years of Truck History

From the original 1917 Model TT to the current F-150 Raptor, Ford has long been a leader and innovator in developing trucks that are capable and durable. It all began with a vision Henry Ford has of a vehicle that offered a cab and a frame that was able to accommodate a cargo bed. That led to the 1917 model TT, which sold for the princely sum of $600 and was capable of carrying a one-ton payload.

In the century since, Ford has listened to their customers and consistently produced trucks that bear the genetic traits of the original and…

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Ford's EcoBoost Engine Takes Home Prestigious Award

Last month, Ford's 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine was named the 2017 International Engine of the Year "Best Engine Under 1.0-liter" winner in Cologne, Germany. This is the sixth straight year the engine has taken the award, making it undefeated since it made its debut in 2012.

A panel of 58 automotive journalists from 31 countries lauded the compact, three-cylinder engine for its combination of fuel efficiency, performance and technology. The vehicle has received 10 International Engine of the Year awards -- including three overall winners and a "Best Newcomer" title..

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Ford is Investing in its Kentucky Plant

In June, Ford announced that the company is investing $900 million in its Kentucky Truck Plant. Thanks to these plant upgrades, the facility will build the all-new Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUVs that will be arriving in dealership showrooms this fall. Both vehicles will also be exported to more than 55 markets around the world, helping secure Ford's place as a top United States auto exporter.

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Ford Fusion Wins Motorweek Drivers' Choice Award

Recently, it was revealed that the 2017 Ford Fusion had won the 2017 Motorweek Drivers' Choice Award for the Best Family Sedan, with the vehicle receiving praise for offering sporty features like continuously controlled damping in a four-door sedan.

The 2017 Fusion offers more technology than ever and such driver-assist features as adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go, Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection.

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2017 Ford Fiesta Wins Kelley Blue Book Award

Earlier this year, Kelley Blue Book announced that the 2017 Ford Fiesta ST had received their 5-Year Cost to Own Award for sporty compact cars. The vehicle earned the award thanks to its low maintenance costs and low Kelley Blue Book Fair Purchase Price.

The Ford Fiesta ST features a 1.6-liter turbocharged direct-injection EcoBoost® four cylinder engine that delivers an EPA-estimated 26 mpg city/33 mpg highway/29 mpg combined. This fuel efficiency helped the vehicle win the award, as did its low manufacturer's suggested retail price.

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