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Ford, 3M Ship First Respirators to Health-Care Workers

Ford and 3M have started shipping their respirators to health-care workers after getting approval from the CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Total time from idea to delivery: less than 40 days, Ford said in an announcement this morning. Ford and 3M announced today that the production of powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs) they collaborated on designing is set...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Ford Making Reusable Hospital Gowns From Airbag Materials As Efforts Against Coronavirus Expand

DEARBORN, MI – Ford Motor Company is getting creative to help in the fight against COVID-19. The auto giant announced a slew of efforts on Monday to produce urgently needed medical equipment and supplies for health care workers, first responders and patients fighting coronavirus. In a somewhat unique move, Ford is manufacturing reusable gowns with airbag supplier Joyson Safety Systems. The...

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Electronic Components & Devices

Ford To Begin Producing Respirators For Health-Care Workers At Michigan Plant

Ford Motor will begin producing new powered air-purifying respirators this week to assist in protecting health-care workers from Covid-19. The automaker said Monday that production of the respirators, which were developed by Ford in collaboration with 3M, will begin Tuesday at one of the automaker’s plants in suburban Detroit. The work will be done by about 90 paid volunteers from the United...

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HVAC

Coronavirus Prompts Ford, GE Healthcare Partnership to Produce 50,000 Ventilators in Michigan

Ford Motor Company announced on Monday that it will partner with GE Healthcare to produce 50,000 ventilators within 100 days at its plant in Michigan. Ford will also produce up to 30,000 additional ventilators per month as needed. GE Healthcare will license the design of ventilator manufacturer Airon Corp's Model A-E ventilator, which uses a design that operates on air pressure without...

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Software

Ford Releases SDK to Next Set of App Developers; Shares Vision for Future In-Car App Creation

SAN FRANCISCO, -- -- Ford starts to release its Software Development Kit (SDK) to the next round of app developers so they can enable existing smartphone apps for voice command and control through Ford SYNC® -- Ford outlines guidelines for future in-car app development; details vision for collaboration, potential mashups with the mobile technology community during the CTIA Wireless...

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Material Handling & Storage

Ford Work Solutions: Expanding the Capability and Productivity of America's Favorite Trucks

o Ford Work Solutions is a collection of affordable technologies - including four industry-first features - that will provide Ford customers connectivity, flexibility and security to better run key aspects of their business - from their Ford Truck, even on the job site. o Ford Work Solutions will be available this fall on the 2009 F-150, F-Series Super Duty, and E-Series vans. Transit Connect...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Two American Icons Deliver the Crossover Model of the Future with the Ford Airstream Concept

o Crossover growth is exploding: Ford Airstream Concept speaks to the future of crossovers as the market segment is projected to top 3 million units annually by the end of the decade. o Green Journey: Ford Airstream Concept is powered by a new plug-in hydrogen hybrid fuel cell - called HySeries Drive - that operates under electric power at all times and delivers the combined city/highway...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

New TwinForce Engine Concept Delivers V-8 Power and Performance V-6 Fuel Economy

DETROIT, Jan 7. /- The Lincoln MKR concept, unveiled today at the 2007 North American International Auto Show, introduces a new engine technology that delivers V-8 power and performance with V-6 fuel economy. The new technology, named TwinForce(TM), will appear on future Lincoln and Ford vehicles. TwinForce uses direct injection technology and turbocharging. These technologies are common in...

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Material Handling & Storage

Ford Super Duty to Lead Diesel Revolution with Cleanest, Quietest Power Stroke Engine Ever

All-new 2008 Ford F-Series Super Duty pickup will go on sale in early 2007 with a new 6.4-liter Power Stroke(R) Diesel that is Ford's cleanest and quietest diesel ever sold in America. New ultra low-sulfur diesel fuel and advanced diesel particulate filter will provide particulate emissions levels that are equivalent to gasoline engines. Ford to unveil the new Super Duty at the State Fair of...

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Electronic Components & Devices

Ford, 3M Ship First Respirators to Health-Care Workers

Ford and 3M have started shipping their respirators to health-care workers after getting approval from the CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Total time from idea to delivery: less than 40 days, Ford said in an announcement this morning. Ford and 3M announced today that the production of powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs) they collaborated on designing is set...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Ford Making Reusable Hospital Gowns From Airbag Materials As Efforts Against Coronavirus Expand

DEARBORN, MI – Ford Motor Company is getting creative to help in the fight against COVID-19. The auto giant announced a slew of efforts on Monday to produce urgently needed medical equipment and supplies for health care workers, first responders and patients fighting coronavirus. In a somewhat unique move, Ford is manufacturing reusable gowns with airbag supplier Joyson Safety Systems. The...

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Company News

Ford Partners With Thermo Fisher On COVID-19 Collection Kits, Expands Production To Face Masks, Gowns

Ford has expanded its plan to produce critical medical equipment and supplies, including a new effort to make reusable gowns from airbag materials as well as a partnership with scientific instrument provider Thermo Fisher Scientific  to ramp up production of COVID-19 collection kits to test for the virus. This broader plan highlights the latest effort by automakers and medical device...

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Electronic Components & Devices

Ford To Begin Producing Respirators For Health-Care Workers At Michigan Plant

Ford Motor will begin producing new powered air-purifying respirators this week to assist in protecting health-care workers from Covid-19. The automaker said Monday that production of the respirators, which were developed by Ford in collaboration with 3M, will begin Tuesday at one of the automaker’s plants in suburban Detroit. The work will be done by about 90 paid volunteers from the United...

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HVAC

Coronavirus Prompts Ford, GE Healthcare Partnership to Produce 50,000 Ventilators in Michigan

Ford Motor Company announced on Monday that it will partner with GE Healthcare to produce 50,000 ventilators within 100 days at its plant in Michigan. Ford will also produce up to 30,000 additional ventilators per month as needed. GE Healthcare will license the design of ventilator manufacturer Airon Corp's Model A-E ventilator, which uses a design that operates on air pressure without...

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Software

Ford Releases SDK to Next Set of App Developers; Shares Vision for Future In-Car App Creation

SAN FRANCISCO, -- -- Ford starts to release its Software Development Kit (SDK) to the next round of app developers so they can enable existing smartphone apps for voice command and control through Ford SYNC® -- Ford outlines guidelines for future in-car app development; details vision for collaboration, potential mashups with the mobile technology community during the CTIA Wireless...

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Company News

Ford's Alan Mulally Returns for Third Straight Keynote Address at 2011 International CES

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 7 -- o Ford President and CEO Alan Mulally will deliver a keynote address at the 2011 CES in Las Vegas at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 7, at the Hilton Center o Mulally will highlight new Ford in-vehicle connectivity and product innovations Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer, will deliver a keynote address at the 2011 International CES® in Las Vegas on Jan....

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Company News

Ford and Portland General Electric Team up to Prepare Oregon for Electric Vehicles

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 24 -- Ford and PGE will work together to share information on charging needs and requirements to ensure the electrical grid can support the necessary demand for electric vehicles, as well as partner on consumer education outreach around electric vehicles. o The partnership between Ford and PGE also includes working with state and local governments to support charging station...

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Company News

Ford to Participate in Morgan Stanley Global Automotive Conference

DEARBORN, Mich., March 11 -- On Tuesday, March 18, Jim Farley, group vice president, Marketing and Communications, Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), will be the keynote speaker of the Wall Street Automotive Awards Dinner at the Morgan Stanley Global Automotive Conference. The presentation will begin at 7:00 p.m. ET. On Wednesday, March 19, Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer, Ford...

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