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19th Annual Ford Freedom Award Spotlights Pittsburgh Playwright August Wilson

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Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, will celebrate the positive contributions of African Americans in arts and culture at the 19th annual Ford Freedom Award program.

This year’s Ford Freedom Award recipient is the late August Wilson, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and author. Wilson is best known for his play “Fences,” the recipient of the 1987 Tony Award for best play, Broadway’s highest honor. His wife Constanza Romero Wilson will accept the award in his honor.
 
This year’s theme – “Talents That Unite! How...
 
 
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Ford Joins Kode With Klossy, Igniting Movement to Educate Young Women in Computer Science & Coding

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With the U.S. Bureau of Statistics projecting jobs in science, technology, engineering and math fields will grow to more than 9 million by 2022, Ford is joining with Kode With Klossy to expand offerings of its free, two-week summer coding camps for girls. Along with www.fordsteamexperience.com, now in its second year, the collaboration is one of several initiatives Ford is offering to create awareness for its STEAM programs.
 

Statistics show 74 percent of girls express interest in science, technology, engineering and math courses, but less than 1 percent go on to...

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Pick Up Your Susan G Komen Race for the Cure 2017 Entry Form at Smail Ford

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Pittsburgh's annual Mother's Day tradition, the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, is scheduled for the morning of Sunday, May 14th, 2017 at Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park. Ford will once again be a proud national sponsor for the event. You can currently find the 2017 Entry Form at Smail Ford, right on Route 30 in Greensburg, PA. The form, in addition to the registration information and form, also contains important race information, schedules and the Pledge Form.

This entry form is a valuable resource for registration, preparation leading up to Race Day, as well as...


 
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Ford Adding Electrified F-150, Mustang and Transit By 2020 in Major EV Push with Expanded US Plant

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Ford today detailed seven of the 13 new global electrified vehicles it plans to introduce in the next five years, including hybrid versions of the iconic F-150 pickup and Mustang in the U.S., a plug-in hybrid Transit Custom van in Europe and a fully electric SUV with an expected range of at least 300 miles for customers globally.
 

The automaker also announced plans to invest $700 million to expand its Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan into a factory that will build high-tech autonomous and electric vehicles along with the Mustang and Lincoln Continental. The expansion will create...

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Ford "Ole Yeller" Mustang Shelby GT350 Raises $295,000 at Auction for EAA Youth Education and Aviation

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Inspired by famous prop plane "Ole Yeller," Ford designed this one-of-a-kind vehicle for auction at the 2016 Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 – the World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration. Dubbed the Ford "Ole Yeller" Mustang, the car sold for $295,000, with proceeds going to benefit EAA’s youth education programs. Hank Menke, president and CEO of OFS Brands in Huntingburg, Indiana was the winning bidder.
 

This is the ninth time Ford has designed an aviation-themed Mustangs for EAA to auction for their youth programs. Ford has raised over $3 million

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Game On! Ford Escape… the Room!!!

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By now you’ve probably heard of “Escape the Room,” the uber-popular and interactive game where players are locked in rooms and must solve increasingly-difficult puzzles and challenges to be granted exit before time expires. Well, Ford just took things one step further and joined up with the live game and entertainment company to create the largest immersive game experience for “Escape NYC: An Escape the Room Driving Experience.”
 

Visionary puzzle master Victor Blake created a multi-level game that challenged participants to use the latest features of the 2017 Ford Escape to

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