January 2009 |
Connecting North America
January 2009 |
January 2009 |
Take a look atour new models…
FORD Word s now @Ford
To continue executing the company’s ONE Ford plan,
has changed its name to
to align withsimilar Ford publications in Europeand Asia Pacic and Arica. Your all-new
will continueto contain the same great eaturesand content that we brought you via
– withimportant inormation rom around Ford MotorCompany and the industry as a whole. As in the past,
will be available monthly in Ford acilities andmailed to U.S. retirees.This inaugural issue includes extensive coverage o theNorth American International Auto Show. We hope youenjoy the new magazine.
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Along with the new
, you are now able to accesscompany news and inormation rom any computer withInternet access via our new employee and retireecommunication Website,
(www.at.ord.com).Just like any otherpublic Web site, company and industry communicationsare now available to you via this new inormation portal.This new site replaces FCN Online.Available on the new
• Daily news about Ford from Ford• Daily news about Ford from outside voices• Detailed product information• Access to important forms and key company sites• The Discount Marketplace• An archive of Blue Oval Connect e-mails
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Ford gets gold
New products – the Ford F-150,Ford Escape hybrid engine andFord Flex score top honors.
U.S. sales report
Annual sales report or 2008illustrates sales drop and reezeas Ford market share edges up.
How Ford is dierent thanits domestic competitors whenit comes to a ederal loan.
Making it easier
Cutting order complexity makes things easier or customers and those building vehicles.
How a long-time truck plant isbeing retooled to build smaller, uel-efcient cars or the uture.
Senior car designer likes carsso much, he paints them in hisspare time.
New Ford Taurus unveiled atNAIAS, along with ShelbyGT500, Lincoln MKT andLincoln C concept car.
Year in review
A look in the rearview mirror at
Ford accomplishments of 2008.
Ranger Max, a new Kuga,Brazilian phone calls, a Canadian visit and “green” design.
They Said It, Hot Wheels, Bond’s
girlriend’s car, soa-sizedsolution and bodies in stainless.