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How Cutting Edge Thinking in Cancer Treatment - and Car Making - is Coming Together to Benefit Drivers and Patients

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After being diagnosed with cancer, Mike Butler was fascinated by the process through which patients were treated – but saw an opportunity to introduce practices from the car manufacturing facility, where he works, so that it might run more smoothly.

Working together with his colleagues, at the Ford assembly plant, in Cologne, in Germany, quality director Butler and the team researched and proposed changes that are now being implemented as part of what is expected to become Germany’s biggest dedicated cancer outpatient unit.

And this has since developed into a two-way flow of ideas, as...

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Greensburg Eat'n Park Caring for Kids Campaign - Smail Cars in the Community

Eat'n Park's traditional Caring for Kids Campaign is an annual five-week fundraising campaign that benefits children’s hospitals in the community.

As part of their program this year, a 2018 Ford Escape is being raffled off. You can purchase a raffle ticket for $2 at your local Eat’n Park.. There are several other fundraising campaigns the Greensburg store is doing, including a money bash, raffle baskets, as well as portions of the sales of their limited-edition merchandise.

Since its inception in 1979, the Caring for Kids Campaign has raised over $10 million company-wide. In spite of...

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Best-in-Class Fuel Economy of 2018 Ford Expedition Is a Road Tripper's Dream

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The busy holiday travel season is fast approaching. Vacations, ski trips and catching up with family are sure to be exciting – if you can just get through the hassle of air travel.

Think about it: Just getting to the airport, parking, hauling bags, checking luggage, security lines, limited Wi-Fi, not enough places to charge your phone, overcrowded waiting areas, weather and mechanical delays, lost luggage and cramped seating all takes its toll. There has to be a better way and, in fact, there is.

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“The all-new Expedition fits eight people comfortably and can carry...

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The Ford F-350 is the 2017 One-Ton Heavy-Duty Pickup Challenge Winner!

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The One-Ton Heavy-Duty Pickup Challenge pitted two segment heavyweights - the 2017 Ford Super Duty F-350 and the 2017 GMC Sierra 3500 - against each other. After extensive testing and assessment, the Ford Super Duty F-350 came out ahead of the GMC Sierra 3500. Its combination of size, capability, useful user-friendly technology and newfound civility gave 2017 Ford Super Duty F-350 the edge in our empirical testing and subjective evaluations.

PickupTrucks.com conducted the contest, comparing the two vehicles in several categories including...
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1917-2017: Ford Celebrates 100 Years of Ford Truck History

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One hundred years ago, Ford introduced its first purpose-built truck, the 1917 Ford Model TT, forever changing the auto industry – and the very nature of work itself.
 
A century later, Ford trucks are among the most iconic vehicles in the world. F-Series is America’s best-selling truck for 40 consecutive years and best-selling vehicle for 35 straight years. In Canada, Ford F-Series has enjoyed 51 consecutive years as best-selling pickup and now marks seven straight years as best-selling vehicle.
 
Throughout this rich history, Ford continuously has worked to...
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Faster Than You Can Read This Headline: 2018 Mustang GT Can Go 0-to-60 MPH in Less Than Four Seconds

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Ford’s most advanced and powerful Mustang GT is also the fastest ever, achieving 0-to-60-mph in less than four seconds in Drag Strip mode. Carl Widmann, Mustang chief engineer, attributes this achievement to these factors:
  • Improved horsepower and torque output of the redesigned 5.0-liter V8
  • Maximum acceleration of available Drag Strip mode
  • Quicker, smoother shifting of the available 10-speed SelectShift transmission
  • Optimized traction courtesy of the available custom-designed Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S tires on new Performance Pack
“Typically, when you shift gears, you...
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Ford Achieves Silver Certification as Veteran-Friendly Employer

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Ford Motor Company’s commitment to veterans recently earned it silver-level certification as a veteran-friendly employer. The designation from the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency recognizes the company’s commitment to recruiting, hiring, training and maintaining veteran talent.
 
The veteran-friendly employer program helps veterans more easily identify employers committed to hiring and supporting former service members. Ford was recognized for meeting or exceeding its veteran hiring goals and implementing...
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