Category: 1999 News

Tough Love: Ford’s Engineering Cops

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While I enjoyed working at Ford, there were some challenges. Here is one episode that still has me shaking my head, and this happened 16 years ago! I was an engineering supervisor. I had 10 engineers reporting to me, all working on developing transmission calibrations (“tunes”) for a certain transmission family. About this time there [...] More »

November 2, 1999 – Ford F-150 Scuba Supercrew: Uncharted Waters

F-150 Scuba Supercrew Ford F-150 Scuba Supercrew: Uncharted Waters LAS VEGAS, Nov. 2, 1999 – The Ford Scuba SuperCrew concept is a self-contained sport truck that can deliver a four-person diving team to uncharted waters in comfort and style. Based on the Ford F-Series — the number-one-selling full-size pick for the past 22 years – [...] More »

November 17, 1999 – Ford’s Ranger EV is the leading commercial electric vehicle in North America

Ford’s Ranger EV is the leading commercial electric vehicle in North America 1999 Ranger EV with Nickel Metal Hydride Battery ATLANTA, Ga., November 17, 1999 – Ford Motor Company today announced it is the leading manufacturer of commercial electric vehicles in North America. The company’s Ranger EV model is the most widely distributed commercial EV [...] More »

November 18, 1999 – University of Louisville research project with Ford Motor for new truck technology for U.S. Army

University of Louisville research project with Ford Motor for new truck technology for U.S. Army WASHINGTON, D. C., November 18, 1999 – Kentucky has six million reasons to celebrate as the result of action by the U.S. Congress. Research at the University of Louisville will be accelerated for development of truck technologies with Ford Motor [...] More »

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