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Ford eNews -- Nov. 14, 2012

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Ford eNews -- Nov. 14, 201215:30 EST Wednesday, November 14, 2012DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Ford introduces 30 mpg-plus people mover: Transit Connect Wagon Ford, the most fuel-efficient full-line manufacturer, introduces the first seven-passenger people mover expected to break the 30 mpg-plus barrier with the all-new Transit Connect Wagon. It drives like a car, has the flexibility of a utility and can haul the payload of a pickup truck.  more...Mike Levine | mlevine5@ford.com | 313.323.6854Most range, more efficiency and affordability in Ford C-MAX Energi The all-new 2013 C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid showcases Ford's 20 years of hybrid expertise. C-MAX Energi is America's most fuel-efficient and affordable plug-in hybrid vehicle that delivers more overall driving range than any other utility vehicle.  more... Wes Sherwood | wsherwoo@ford.com | 313.390.5660Ford Escape wins inaugural Car of the Year from Popular MechanicsPopular Mechanics has unveiled its 2013 Automotive Excellence Awards, and not only is the Ford Escape among its 10 best vehicles, for the first time the magazine names a Car of the Year and Escape is editors' choice for that award, too. Reviewers point out, "Escape is freshly minted, with a solid new chassis shared with the European Ford Kuga. The driving experience feels like it's two full generational leaps ahead of the old Escape." Click here for the full report.History in the making at Ford's Michigan Assembly PlantFord's Michigan Assembly Plant is the only manufacturing site in the world to build vehicles with five different fuel-efficient powertrains on the same line and the only one to build four vehicles that deliver 40 mpg or more in real-world driving. With each new C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid that rolls off the line there, MAP is making history.  more...Todd Nissen | tnissen@ford.com | 313.322.4898About Ford Motor CompanyFord Motor Company (NYSE: F), a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 172,000 employees and 65 plants worldwide, the company's automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford and its products worldwide, please visit http://corporate.ford.com.SOURCE Ford Motor CompanyFor further information: Jennifer Moore, +1-313-248-2335, jmoor186@ford.com