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Bill Ford Makes Employee's Marriage Proposal Wish a Reality

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In 2017, Wesley Burkman’s life took an unexpected – and tragic – turn.
His wife, Aleea, passed away at age 29, within a few weeks of being diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer.
In the time that followed, Burkman’s Ford colleagues gave him an outpouring of support to help him cope. People often asked him if his work was being flexible.
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Chicago Police Pick Hometown Favorite

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Already accounting for nearly two-thirds of police vehicle sales in the United States, Ford today announces that its all-new Ford Police Interceptor Utility built in Chicago will soon take to the streets of that city to help serve and protect its citizens.
The Chicago Police Department’s 13,400 officers will soon take delivery of 200 units of the 2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utility Hybrid in a nod to the officer safety, capability and potential cost savings the all-new pursuit-rated hybrid provides.
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Ford Introduces North America's Largest Electric Vehicle Charging Network

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Ford is giving future all-electric vehicle customers the confidence to enjoy a hassle-free electric lifestyle. By providing easy access to more electric vehicle public charging stations in North America than any other automaker, Ford will make it easier for customers to find a place to charge when the company starts delivering new models next year.1
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Ford Elevates Customer Experience by Making FordPass Remote Features Complimentary

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FordPass, powered by FordPass Connect, now is even more convenient for Ford customers – trial subscriptions have been eliminated, and FordPass Connect service is now complimentary.*
FordPass with FordPass Connect elevates the customer experience on equipped vehicles by creating a single mobile platform where owners can remotely start/stop/unlock their vehicles, schedule maintenance at participating dealers, schedule start times, and chat with Ford Guides, to name just a few of the customer-centric features.
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Ford Ranger and Transit Get Custom Upgrades for SEMA 2019 Show

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The Built Ford Tough Ranger and Transit make their way to the 2019 Specialty Equipment Market Association show with custom rides showcasing a wide range of personalization opportunities.
“The automotive aftermarket space continues to grow at a tremendous pace from powerful street machines to the latest trends in overlanding and off-road,” said Eric Cin, global director, Ford Vehicle Personalization and Accessories. 
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2020 Ford Expedition: Bigger, Better and Filled With Dr. Pepper

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With 15 cupholders standard, the Ford Expedition has yet to find drinks packaged with enough cans to fill its wells – until this tailgating season, thanks to Ford and Dr Pepper teaming up to create a limited-edition 15-pack for Expedition customers.
The partnership comes just in time for tailgating season this fall and is an extension of Expedition’s new “Built to Be a Better Big” advertising campaign earlier this year.
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Ford Awards First-Ever Innovation Fellow Award for Truck Towing Tech

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In honoring UM-Dearborn Mechanical Engineering Professor Taehyun Shim with the company’s first ever Ford Motor Company Innovation Fellow Award, Ed Krause made it clear this wasn’t just another run-of-the-mill recognition. The company’s Global Manager for External Alliances has worked in the university collaboration space for 19 years and overseen more than 1,900 projects. And while he says they learn something from every project, what Shim was able to achieve in his partnership with Ford happens maybe 1 percent of the time.
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