Category: 2005 News

Production of Ford’s Flexible Fuel Capable F-150s Begins

The first flexible fuel capable Ford F-150 pickups are rolling off the line at Ford Motor Company’s Kansas City Assembly Plant. Flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs) have been a key part of Ford’s alternative fuel strategy. Long-term, ethanol is an important step toward development of more efficient, future renewable biofuels ““ lessening dependence on foreign oil, […] More »

  Comments | By - December 13, 2005

“Racing for Independence” Simulator Program Reaches Goal with Paws With A Cause and Ford Power Stroke Diesel by International

(WAYLAND, Mich.) – Paws With A Cause (PAWS) officials announced today has it raised more $18,000 through its partnership with Ford Power Stroke Diesel by International and the ?Racing for Independence? simulator program.  The program?s goal of raising $18,000 is the sponsorship amount needed to breed, raise, custom train and place a PAWS Assistance Dog with […] More »

  Comments | By - November 17, 2005

Gale Banks To Make His First Start in the Baja 1000

AZUSA, CALIF. – Gale Banks, president and founder of Gale Banks Engineering, will make his first start in the legendary SCORE Baja 1000 Race, running November 17 – 20.  Banks will join Team Donahoe – 2004 Baja 1000 Class Champions – in running the first leg of the race.  Start time for Team Donahoe and […] More »

  Comments | By - November 17, 2005

Ford Develops Fuel-Efficient New Engine, 6-Speeds, Hybrids

DEARBORN, Mich. Nov. 9, 2005 ““ Building on its promise to make innovation the compass that sets the company’s future direction, Ford today unveiled a new engine, new 6-speed automatic transaxle and more hybrid plans that bring fuel economy and performance to the next generation of vehicles. “As Bill Ford has promised, Ford plans to […] More »

  Comments | By - November 9, 2005

Ford Unveils Next-Generation V-6 Engine To Power One In Five Vehicles By End Of Decade

Ford’s new 3.5-liter V-6 engine will be under the hood of one in five Ford products in North America. New 250 hp 3.5-liter V-6 key to Ford’s future, powering one in five of the company’s North American products by the end of the decade New engine offers better performance, fuel economy and emissions New V-6 […] More »

  Comments | By - November 9, 2005

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