Ever wonder what it would be like to be inside the Ford Product Development Center? How would you like a chance to not only have a look inside, but to join top automotive journalists as they get a briefing from Derrick Kuzak, Ford Group Vice President of Global Product Development, and other team members on how Ford plans to deliver even more fuel economy to its customers through electrification and beyond in future product? This is your chance.
On Tuesday, October 4, 2011, at 12:30 p.m. EST, we’ll provide a live video feed directly into the Ford Product Development Center so you can be the first to hear news about the latest fuel-economy technology directly from Ford executives and engineers themselves. This will include information about the all-new Ford Escape will contribute to the role Ford has in fuel economy leadership.
Fuel efficiency remains the most important influencing factor in the vehicle purchase decision, even as fuel prices continue to decline.
Through the Power of Choice, Ford is achieving fuel economy leadership and delivering a number of customer-friendly solutions including advanced technologies such as electrification and EcoBoost engines.
The Ford plans include five new electrified vehicles by 2012, including the five-passenger C-MAX Hybrid and the C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid.
Beyond electrification, Ford continues to lead the industry in delivering technologies that boost fuel efficiency. Ford is achieving this leadership in a variety of ways, including advancements in the internal combustion engine with technology such as EcoBoost, which combines direct injection and turbocharging in smaller engines to give customers the power they want and the fuel efficiency they need.
EcoBoost is a global Ford engine technology that will be available in 90 percent of our vehicles in North America by 2013.
So bookmark this page and set a reminder in your calendar to tune in at 12:30 p.m. EST on October 4 to learn more about how Ford continues to deliver fuel-efficient solutions for customers and how the all-new Ford Escape will contribute to the role Ford has in fuel economy leadership!