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    Spring Break Road Trip Detroit to Orange Beach, AL - with data

    About 2,100 miles round trip taking our 2 teenage boys and the wife on spring break from NE Metro Detroit to Orange Beach, AL (just east of Gulf Shores, AL). Temps were in the mid-40s when we left home. Temps around mid-50s in KY and low 60s in TN and low-mid 70s in AL. Cabin temp set to 68 Auto...
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    Behind the Blue Oval: A Conversation About Ford Driver Assist Thursday Feb. 17 at 3 p.m. EST

    Do you know anyone who might be interested in understanding what it’s like to work in one of the fastest growing tech fields at Ford? If you do, please share this link to register for “Behind the Blue Oval: A Conversation About Ford Driver Assist” taking place on Thursday Feb. 17 at 3 p.m. EST...
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    Ford to Webcast Fireside Chat with Company Leaders

    CEO Jim Farley to discuss company’s Ford+ Plan for growth at the Wolfe Global Auto Conference Sustainability Chief Bob Holycross and Treasurer Dave Webb to highlight Ford’s ESG-related initiatives and financing actions at the RBC ESG Conference DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 15, 2022 – Ford Motor...
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    Happy Anniversary!

    One year ago today I took delivery of this beautiful Mustang Mach-E Premium 4X. It’s been a great year!
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    The 2021 JDRF-Ford Online Auction is open NOW!

    The 2021 JDRF-Ford Online Auction is open NOW! Ford Motor Company and JDRF are partnering for the 17th year to present an exciting online auction, today through Friday, November 19 at 11:59pm EST. Ford Motor Company has raised more than $70 million to fight type 1 diabetes. NO other company has...
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    FORD, FORD CREDIT Introduce Sustainable Financing Framework

    FORD, FORD CREDIT Introduce Sustainable Financing Framework Prioritizing EV, Clean Production, Community Investments First-of-its-kind framework among North America-based automakers supports Ford+ plan to grow, create value for customers, investors, other stakeholders Will guide Ford’s...
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    5 Midwestern governors agree to create a network to charge electric vehicles

    The governors of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin are joining forces to build a new network for charging electric vehicles. The bipartisan plan aims to improve the region's economy while also reducing toxic emissions from cars and trucks. The new plan is called REV Midwest —...
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    Ford, Redwood Materials Team Up For Battery Recycling

    FORD, REDWOOD MATERIALS TEAMING UP ON CLOSED-LOOP BATTERY RECYCLING, U.S. SUPPLY CHAIN Ford Motor Company and Redwood Materials, a leading battery materials company, are collaborating to make electric vehicles more sustainable and affordable for Americans by localizing the complex supply chain...
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    FORD, ARGO AI, AND WALMART TO LAUNCH AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE DELIVERY SERVICE IN THREE U.S. CITIES DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 15, 2021 – Ford Motor Company, Argo AI and Walmart are working together to launch an autonomous vehicle delivery service in Miami, Austin, Texas, and Washington, D.C. — Walmart’s...
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    ARGO AI AND FORD TO LAUNCH SELF-DRIVING VEHICLES ON LYFT NETWORK BY END OF 2021 JUL 21, 2021 | DEARBORN, MICH. Initial Deployments in Miami followed by Austin, Texas, to Lay Groundwork for Future Scale DEARBORN, Mich., JULY 21, 2021 – In an industry-first collaboration, Argo AI, Lyft and...
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    Ford Commits to New Battery Joint Venture With SK Innovation - BlueOvalSK

    FORD COMMITS TO MANUFACTURING BATTERIES, TO FORM NEW JOINT VENTURE WITH SK INNOVATION TO SCALE NA BATTERY DELIVERIES Ford and SK Innovation today announce they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a joint venture – to be called BlueOvalSK – to manufacture battery cells and arrays...
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    OTA Update #2 Installed. Notice Any Differences?

    FordPass is showing that I got another update today. I got the first one on March 16th. Still just says refinements and bug fixes
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    Mustang Mach-E to Make NASCAR Pace Car Debut at Talladega

    The all-electric Mustang Mach-E will make its NASCAR debut this weekend as pace vehicle for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. This is the second time Ford has had an all-electric vehicle pace a NASCAR event. Mustang Mach-E was named North American Utility of the Year by...
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    How to Enable Plug & Charge in 7 Steps

    It took some figuring out to enable Plug & Charge. It's only a 7 step process. So I figured maybe I'd share what I learned. 1. Log into my account and click on My Ford Vehicles 2. Then click on Connected Services and walk through the process there (I've already done this so the...
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    Submit Your FordPass App Feedback to Ford

    For those of you who have taken delivery. If you want to provide feedback to the Ford Pass team, I know a person over there. It's too hard to consolidate all of the feedback from multiple threads so I'm starting this one. If you have your MME and have feedback/wants/needs for Ford Pass then...
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    Plug & Charge Fail and the 80% Cliff is Real

    First the good news. From 12% to 80% took about 45 minutes so about right on target. I was able to start my charging session using Apply Pay on two different units, no charging faults (did not stop after paying until I stopped it). I don't have a membership so it charges $0.43 per kW instead of...
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    My Mach-E Day 1 Impressions

    So I'm only on day 1. Took delivery with 18 miles on it and now have 86. The car is amazing! I kid you not we got waved to and honked at twice already. One guy rolled down his window on a 4 lane road (8 lanes total) as we were driving and asked if this was “the electric one”. Big smile and...
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    Ford launches Mach-E #ShowSomeMuscle social media challenge

    Ford ‘Show Some Muscle’ Challenge Features Misty Copeland, Gabby Williams with Mustang Mach-E Team Sharing Their Unique Strengths DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford is providing a platform to celebrate all of the women who are redefining the concept of strength by flexing their resilience, power...