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100 Years Young: Monday April 17, 2017 is Centenary Day for Ford in Ireland

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Monday, April 17, this year marks exactly 100 years since Henry Ford established Henry Ford & Son Limited on the Marina in Cork, his ancestral home city.

 

It also will kick off a week-long series of activity that will see great-grandson of Henry Ford and Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company, William Clay Ford, Jr., arrive in Cork to mark the centenary and participate in a number of commemorative events, including a visit back to the ancestral home of the Ford family.
 

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“I am excited and honored to be coming home to Cork to celebrate 100 years of Ford in Ireland…

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All-New Ford EcoSport - Official Vehicle of Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2"

Ford EcoSport - Official Vehicle of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2"

You don’t have to be Groot to go small and live big. Ford’s all-new EcoSport – the fun, capable and connected compact SUV – brings personality to the big screen as the official vehicle of Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.”

“EcoSport is our smallest SUV, designed for active customers who need a compact, connected vehicle that enables richer experiences with family and friends. Teaming up with Marvel is a perfect way to share how EcoSport turns every drive into a chance to live big, enabling our Earth-bound customers to experience as many adventures as ‘Guardians of the…
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Max Motor Dreams: Clever Cot Simulates Car Journeys So Baby Can Get to Sleep AT HOME

For many new parents, there is only one guaranteed solution to putting their baby down at the end of the day – a night-time drive that soothes, calms and eventually helps little one nod off.

Ford has developed a cot that could simulate – in the comfort of your own home – the motion, engine noise, and even the street lighting of those night‑time drives. To all appearances a regular cot, the Max Motor Dreams, comes to life using a smartphone app. This enables it to record and then reproduce the comforting movement, lights and sounds of a particular journey.

“After many…

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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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"Outrageous Green Metallic" New Exterior Color for 2018 Focus Electric

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Inspired by nature and renewal, fueled by research and trend insights, Ford introduces its new "Outrageous Green Metallic" color for the 2018 Focus Electric.

"Designers are encouraged to experience a feeling, bring it to the team, then collectively brainstorm ways to bring it to life through a paint color or material for Ford vehicles," says Barb Whalen, Ford color and materials design manager. Her team tap into everyday experiences to predict future trends to deliver a vibrant and diverse pallet for customers. "Outrageous Green Metallic is a unique shade, symbolizing...
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WyoTech "Shagadelic Cruisin' Van" Custom 2016 Ford Transit - First Gear


Super fun to explore this custom 2016 Ford Transit for this episode of First Gear. This retro-styled "Shagadelic Cruisin' Van" was created by a team out of WyoTech Blairsville, based on an actual 1970s Ford design. Their custom creation has retro features like shag carpet and even a disco ball, but also includes modern amenities like television screens, a 20-speaker sound system, and customized lighting. And if you watch to the end, you might even catch David Fedor dancing to the Bee Gees! SmailFord.com for more.
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Back to the Future: Ford Vehicle Owners Can Easily Upgrade 2010-2016 Vehicles to Have Connectivity Features

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  • Ford SmartLink provides owners of 2010 – 2016 model-year Ford and Lincoln vehicles features through the new platform
  • Features include remote start, lock and unlock, Wi-Fi access capable of hosting up to eight devices, and vehicle health, security and location alerts
  • Components of Ford SmartLink include a 4G LTE-enabled OBD II plug-in device, as well as a companion App and Web Portal used to activate remote features, receive alerts and schedule service appointments with the owner’s preferred dealer

Millions of current Ford customers stand to benefit from...

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