A Short But Productive Week
SEP
09

In the U.S., it was a short work week as we celebrated Labor Day on Monday, but that didn’t slow the stream of cool content that you added to theFordStory! From poems inspired by a Mustang to all sorts of adventures, Your Stories continues to be a home for you to post just about any story you want relating to a Ford vehicle or Ford experience. Want to see your story here next week? Go to Your Stories and submit yours today! You can include a photo or a video.

Stories not your thing, but have an idea you’d like to share with Ford? That’s exactly what Your Ideas is for.  Click here to get started submitting an idea.

Next week, we’ll be at the 64th International Auto Show in Frankfurt. You can see all the Ford news form the show on a special auto show page on theFordStory.com by clicking here.

Here are the highlights found on theFordStory.com this week:

Your Stories

250,00 Miles

250,000 Miles

I am the original and only owner of this 2000 Ford Ranger, 4.0 V6, 5 speed overdrive. On September 5, 2011, while driving through Tarrant City,Alabama, This truck had been driven 250,000 miles. Read more…

Stuck In Some Mud

Stuck in Some Mud

Back in June the family went on a fishing/hiking trip up in the mountains. The boys and I decided to for a little hike up on Independence mountain. There is a logging road that goes all the way to the top. Read more…

Poem To My 1994 Cobra 5.0

Poem to My 1994 Cobra 5.0

Oh Caroline, how beautiful you are, your curves are slick and your response quick, you shine in the sun as the race was won, You don’t complain as I do as trained, I hang on as you gallop along. Read more…

Your Ideas

Front wheel drive pick-up

I have always wondered why no one has a front wheel drive pick-up truck. Given the great performance of front wheel drive cars in snow and ice wouldn’t it be more fuel efficient to operate a front wheel drive pick-up than a four wheel drive. Read more…

Raptor w Gear Vendors Overdrive

The SVT Raptor is an awesome road truck with incredible handling dynamics and still has amazing off-road capabilities. The problem is that it’s burdened with only one engine available; the 6.2L (gas guzzler) and a 4.10 axle ratio with MPG = 11 city, 14 highway. Read more…

More EVs

My family loves the Escape Hybrid. But, it should be greener with a Electric Version. To go up against any other suv EVs. Read more…

Our Stories

Taxi! Ford Transit Connect Taxis are Headed to NYC

Picture yourself saying, “Let me tell you about the fantastic taxi experience I had today!” Thanks to Ford, you might just say that the next time you hail a taxi in New York City, and we think that the taxi drivers themselves may also offer up some praise. Read more…

Diving Deeper Into the Ford Evos Concept Vehicle

Remember the Ford Evos Concept vehicle we introduced to you last week (Ford Evos Concept: What Future Ford Vehicles Might Look Like)? Well, we want to show you that beauty is more than skin deep on this concept vehicle by giving you a deep-dive into the technology built into this concept. Read more…

Ford-Savvy or Budding Filmmakers? Focus on Schools Proves It’s Both

Some movies may make you wonder where the talent in Hollywood has gone, but Ford shows that it’s (thankfully) alive and well in the filmmakers of tomorrow. For a program called Focus on Schools, Ford put the impetus on high school students to make videos starring the 2012 Ford Focus and its leading technologies. Read more…

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17 COMMENTS ON THIS ARTICLE
Jamie At Ford Hey Robert, Please shoot me a PM with your contact details, VIN, dealer name, and approximate mileage. Or, if there is already an open case involving this issue, please send me the case number as well. Looking forward to hearing from you! @Julie- My apologies, but I’m having trouble discerning the subject you’re referring to in your comment. If there is a concern you want me to address with you further, please don’t hesitate to reach me via private message as well. Jamie Ford Customer Service Division
2 year(s) ago via Facebook
Scribblers Incltd Ford is my last name, we;ll have a plant of our own......how have you been bella
2 year(s) ago via Facebook
Vinod Vimal week not yet over in India still working on saturday.
2 year(s) ago via Facebook
Uslanmaz Yüreğim En iyi FORD SENI SEVIYORUM FORD
2 year(s) ago via Facebook
Travis Thompson My tbird has got 180 thousand plus and still runs great.
2 year(s) ago via Facebook
Kyle Trotter Last month was my 10 year annivesary with my 2001 F250 SD Powerstroke, only breakdown in that time was low pressure fuel pump, and that was last week. Great running truck, I've never owned or ever will anything but Ford.
2 year(s) ago via Facebook
Santos Sanchez My 2000 Explorer sat in my driveway for a year with no maintenance and it started right back up with a new battery. After a basic tune up it was back to normal, still running at 158,000 miles.
2 year(s) ago via Facebook
Des Prince Is there a dislike button for certain comments? There should be!! Although the new Mustang manual stick shift is a disappointment & the newer F-150 looks like a box with wheels, every Ford I've owned, if looked after, & I do, has been very good & has never broken down.
2 year(s) ago via Facebook
Gregory Gilbert Josepy Mclean ford are good to drive
2 year(s) ago via Facebook
Jonathan Ratcliffe I wish they could pop wheelies!
2 year(s) ago via Facebook
Jacob A. Weinstein Keep crown vics alive!!!!!
2 year(s) ago via Facebook
Joe Black Diesels all week, off work tomorrow!
2 year(s) ago via Facebook
Andrew McConnell Why can't you buggers make the mustang & f series in right hand drive as well. Too friggin expensive landed in Oz with a conversion.
2 year(s) ago via Facebook
Kevin Paige Me too
2 year(s) ago via Facebook
Lynn Gamperl Schara not a short work week for those that work at Ford! I have to work tomorrow!
2 year(s) ago via Facebook
Des Prince Yeah but has the stick shift on the GT's been fixed with real steel or is it still being made in China? Is the GT500's stick shift made in China too?
2 year(s) ago via Facebook
Erin Odegard Shelby Mustang! it so HOT car!
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