Category: 2000 News

07/27/2000 – Ford commits to major SUV fuel economy gains.

Source: Ford Motor Company Ford commits to major SUV fuel economy gains WASHINGTON, DC, JULY 27, 2000 – Ford Motor Company will increase the fuel economy of its Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) fleet in the United States by 25 percent by the 2005 calendar year. The commitment covers the company’s entire SUV line-up, including the […] More »

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10/27/2000 – Hybrid Electric Vehicles Squeeze More Miles From Each Gallon

Source: Ford Motor Company. “The hybrid electric powertrain we are developing is designed to work in a variety of vehicle configurations and will be available in vehicles that most meet consumers’ needs for space and versatility.” Prabhakar Patil, Ford Motor Company, HEV chief program engineer Hybrid electric vehicles use a combination of electric storage batteries […] More »

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08/09/2000 – Firestone Tires on Ford Motor Company vehicles affected by recall

Firestone Tires on Ford Motor Company vehicles affected by recall Firestone P235/75R15 Tire Recall On Ford Motor Company Vehicles Affected Brand Model Firestone Atx (My) Firestore Wilderness (My) Ford Explorer 91-96 97-00* Ford Ranger 91-96 97-00* Ford F-150 91-94 N/A Mercury Mountaineer 96 97-00* Mazda Navajo 91-94 N/A Mazda B-series Pickup 94-96 97-00* *Firestone Decatur, […] More »

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11/02/2000 – Ford Escape named Compact Sport Utility Vehicle of the Year

Source: Ford Motor Company. Ford Escape named Compact Sport Utility Vehicle of the Year SEATTLE, November 2, 2000 — The all-new 2001 Ford ESCAPE has been named the Compact Sport Utility Vehicle of the Year by the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA), as announced here today. Lary Coppola, president of NWAPA, announced the winner of […] More »

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08/09/2000 – Firestone Tire Recall

Source: Ford Motor Company Firestone Tire Recall The following statement in response to Bridgestone/Firestone’s announcement of a recall of Firestone P235-75R15 ATX, ATX II and certain Wilderness AT tires is attributed to Helen Petrauskas, Ford vice president, Environmental and Safety Engineering. Ford Motor Company has worked closely with Firestone to thoroughly investigate tire tread separation […] More »

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