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 Automotive Engineering International Online: Ford's focus on the fuel cell
Automotive Engineering International Online: Ford's focus on the fuel cell
Ford, together with major partners, is one of the leading global participants in fuel-cell research and development, and AEI was given the opportunity to visit its Aachen, Germany, research center to learn more of what the company's advanced powertrain and environmental technologies involve—and to drive Ford's fuel-cell Focus.
This AEI editor had driven Ford's P2000HFC (Hydrogen Fuel Cell) car a short distance, but the test route for the Focus FCV included city and rural roads but with no steep hills.
www.sae.org /automag/features/fordfc   (1934 words)

  
 GN Online: Sulayem, Zakaria zoom to brilliant rally victory
Jordan's His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Ibn Hussain, who followed the progress of Bin Sulayem's Ford Focus WRC during the event, was at the finish in Doha to see the multiple Middle East champion and Zakaria celebrate their victory.
Following his opening round win in Abu Dhabi last month, the Ford Focus WRC once again proved its reliability in Qatar, and the Arab world's top driver had plenty in reserve as he extended his lead on the second leg.
Bin Sulayem / K.Zakaria (UAE/HKJ) Ford Focus WRC (A) 1:56:39, 2.
www.gulf-news.com /Articles/print.asp?ArticleID=9801   (622 words)

  
 Ford Focus
Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya (Ford Focus) were third.
Ford to Showcase Exciting New Product at Australian International M...
2001 May: Colin McRae and Nicky Grist won the Rally Argentina in their Ford Focus RS World Rally Car.
www.4wdonline.com /Ford/Cars/Focus.html   (225 words)

  
 Motorsport.com: News channel
Ford is adopting a new name for its motorsport activities -- Ford Rallye Sport -- which more accurately reflects the focus of its current competition activity in Europe and around the world.
Keeping faith with Ford's traditional policy of encouraging fresh talent in motorsport, we will be supporting the excellent Belgian youngster Francois Duval in both the Junior World Championship with a Puma Super 1600 and selected rounds of the main championship with a Focus RS WRC car.
BIRMINGHAM, England, 10 January 2002 -- Ford's wide ranging rally activities will have a new look and a new style for 2002, it was revealed at the Autosport International motor show today (Thursday).
www.motorsport.com /news/article.asp?ID=83375&FS=BRC   (419 words)

  
 escort.htm
At Autosports International 2001, in the UK during January 2001, Ford unveiled a 12 piece 1/43 scale model collection to be produced, the first of which was the Ford Focus WRC used by Colin McRae on Acropolis 2000, in a special Edition box and sleeve.
Vitesse issued the Ford Focus WRC in 1999.
Ford Italy also used an ex Boreham Sierra in the hands of Franco Cunico on the 1991 Tour de Corse, this was modeled as 715 - "Tamoil".
www.rallymodels.co.uk /escort.htm   (5286 words)

  
 Global Challenges: About CIE
Central focus of the Coalition is on the foreign language and international education programs of the Higher Education Act, Title VI and Fulbright-Hays 102(b)(6), which support the education of Americans about the cultures and languages of other nations.
Sponsored by the Coalition for International Education and hosted by the Duke University Center for International Studies, with support from the Ford Foundation and the U.S. Department of Education
Focus also is placed on other international education programs and initiatives of the U.S. Department of Education (such as those in the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education and others).
www.duke.edu /web/cis/globalchallenges/cie.html   (5286 words)

  
 Ford - Ford Freestar
Mats international is a ministry focused on providing affordable transportation solutions to those involved in ministry.
Ford Vancouver in BC. Richport Ford Lincoln for a new car, used cars or SUVs including the Explorer, Focus, the F-150 trucks, T-bird, Freestar Van and more. Also serving Richmond, Burnaby, Surrey, White Rock, Victoria, Kamloops and the rest of BC.
Los Angeles Ford dealership new car prices sales service parts finance Ford Focus Mustang Taurus Crown Victoria Thunderbird Freestar F-150 Escape Explorer Expedition Excursion Cerritos Orange County Los Angeles used cars trucks Cerritos Ford California.
www.dtford.com /fordfreestar   (5286 words)

  
 Ford Escort ZX2 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The two-door 1998 Ford Escort ZX2 was introduced at the 1997 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
The Escort sedan was replaced in 2000 by the Focus ; however a successor to the ZX2 was never planned.
It remained in production after the sedan was phased out and renamed simply "ZX2." Production at Ford's Hermosillo, Mexico plant ended in 2003.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ford_Escort_ZX2   (5286 words)

  
 FORDMUSCLE webmagazine: Features Cars - Ford GT40
January 2002: Ford CEO Bill Ford unveils GT40 concept at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Ford’s SVT Engineering— which also created performance versions of the Focus, Mustang Cobra and F-Series Lightning — developed the chassis and powertrain.
April 1964: Ford GT is presented to the press.
www.fordmuscle.com /archives/2002/01/gt40/index.shtml   (1591 words)

  
 FC-Atlanta - Grants That Make a Difference - Ford Foundation Grant to Spelman College
The Ford Foundation awarded a three-year, $300,000 grant to the Women’s Research and Resource Center at Spelman College this year to internationalize its curriculum with a focus on Africa and the African Diaspora.
We have had a number of grants from the Ford Foundation for curriculum development in women’s studies, one of which infused issues of race and gender in the science curriculum and culminated in an international meeting on HIV and AIDS among African Diasporan women.
Marcus Foundation Pledge to CDC Foundation - 05/01/02
fdncenter.org /atlanta/gtmd/at_gtmd_100104.html   (1154 words)

  
 Ford Lio Ho Wins Best Employer Award in Asia
In addition, Ford Lio Ho markets Focus, Escape (2.0-liter and 3.0-liter), Sable and Windstar from the U.S. The Best Employers in Asia is a study that seeks to examine human resources management practices in many of the region's leading organizations.
Ford Lio Ho Motor Company Ltd. was established in 1972 in Taiwan in Chung Li, near Taipei.
Both local and international companies were invited to participate in the survey.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/09-07-2001/0001568136&EDATE=   (1154 words)

  
 News Release: Backgrounder Focus on Innovation Boosted by Canada Research Chairs
Ford Doolittle and Dr. Michael Gray are the leaders of a strong team in this area and have earned international renown for their work in molecular evolution.
A Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in Dalhousie's Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Ford Doolittle came to Dalhousie in 1971 as an Medical Research Council Scholar, having completed his education at Harvard College and Stanford University.
Dr. Doolittle's focus now is on the genome of prokaryotic microbes, and how various bacteria exchange biological information through Lateral Gene Transfer (LGT).
communications.medicine.dal.ca /newsroom/release34_bkgrd.htm   (1154 words)

  
 Media.Ford.com: SMALL AND MEDIUM CARS FRESHEN UP FOR 2001
The entry-level Ford Focus CL receives new wheel trims and interior trim, while all Ghia models gain a driver's seat armrest as standard for increased comfort.
FORD STAND AT 22ND MOTOR EXPO EXCITES WITH SPORTY ‘5-DOOR FOCUS’ PUBLIC INTRODUCTION AND WORLD PREMIERE OF THE TOUGH ‘4-TRAC’ CONCEPT
Heading the changes for Ford Ka at the British International Motor Show this year will be the new luxuryKa, priced at £9,59 on-the-road.
media.ford.com /article_display.cfm?article_id=6323   (777 words)

  
 Ford Escort ZX2 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The two-door 1998 Ford Escort ZX2 was introduced at the 1997 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
The Escort sedan was replaced in 2000 by the Focus ; however a successor to the ZX2 was never planned.
It remained in production after the sedan was phased out and renamed simply "ZX2." Production at Ford's Hermosillo, Mexico plant ended in 2003.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ford_Escort_ZX2   (777 words)

  
 Fact Sheet: U.S.-Russian Business Development, May 24, 2002
The site Ford has chosen to produce the Focus for the Russian market is a former diesel engine factory that Ford has transformed into a body, paint, and final assembly plant.
Ford is investing $150 million in an automobile assembly plant in Vsevolozhsk, in Russia's Leningrad oblast, near St. Petersburg.
Boeing's high-tech partnership with Russian aerospace company RSC-Energiya and other international partners in the "SeaLaunch" project continues to bear fruit.
www.usembassy.it /file2002_05/alia/a2052413.htm   (777 words)

  
 2005 North American International Auto Show - Detroit
It slots between the Focus and Five Hundred in Ford’s lineup.
What the automaker says: “The 2006 Ford Fusion breathes a fresh new attitude into the American mid-size car.”
What you should know: The Fusion is based on a stretched version of the Mazda6 platform.
www.autoweek.com /files/specials/2005_detroit/ford/fusion/pages/1.htm   (72 words)

  
 FORDMUSCLE webmagazine: Features Cars - Ford GT40
January 2002: Ford CEO Bill Ford unveils GT40 concept at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Ford’s SVT Engineering — which also created performance versions of the Focus, Mustang Cobra and F-Series Lightning — developed the chassis and powertrain.
In this application, the largest V-8 in Ford's modular engine family produces 500 horsepower at 5250 rpm and 500 foot-pounds of torque at 3250 rpm.
www.fordmuscle.com /archives/2002/01/gt40/index.shtml   (1591 words)

  
 Ford Vehicles: Escape Hybrid newsletter
Ford Chairman and CEO Bill Ford announced the results at the New York International Auto Show, where the 2005 Escape Hybrid made its official debut.
Ford staffers were also on hand throughout the event answering questions about the company's proprietary drive system and other innovations that make the vehicle the most unique American-made new vehicle introduction in recent history.
In addition to Ford's participation, the LOHAS 8 event brought together executives from a diverse array of industries, along with members of the media and Hollywood representatives to discuss what it means to be socially responsible in a mainstream environment and how “corporate citizenship” influences our culture on a day to day basis.
www.fordvehicles.com /escapehybrid/newsletter/index.asp?issue=200405   (2694 words)

  
 Robert E. Ford - Curriculum Vitae
Ford, Robert E. Settlement Structure and Landscape Ecology in the Sahel: the Case of Northern Yatenga, Burkina Faso.
Ford, Robert E. The dynamics of human-environment interactions in the tropical montane agrosystems of Rwanda: implications for economic development and environmental stability.
Ford, Robert E. The Population-Environment Nexus and Vulnerability Assessment in Africa.
rford.home.igc.org /ford2.html   (4399 words)

  
 Media.Ford.com: TODAY in Ford History--Feb. 6
The newest addition to the SVT family, the Ford SVT Focus adds five-door hatchback and European appearance options for 2003.
Other Ford “firsts” on the SVT Zetec engine include a dual-mass flywheel, for exceptionally smooth throttle response at all rpm ranges, and advanced emissions controls, which permit a true 4-into-2-into-1 tubular exhaust header.
Ford introduced its Special Vehicle Team, an in-house enthusiast group working outside the mainstream to develop, build, sell and service a family of high performance niche vehicles.
media.ford.com /article_display.cfm?article_id=14339   (4399 words)

  
 DIGITAL MARKETING
Its mission is to explore the potential value of interactive media applications and technologies for the development (ideas and implications) and execution of advertising models by Carat clients: Since 1991, Mitch has been president of HocusFocus, a media and marketing consultancy whose primary focus is interactive television and television distribution technologies.
Bill is the co-author of the forthcoming book from IBM Press entitled "Search Engine Marketing, Inc., Driving search traffic to your corporate Web Site." Bill has a BS in International Business from California State University, Los Angeles.
In a variety of positions at Ford Motor Company, Ms.
www.digitalmarketingexpo.com /digitalmarketing/speakers.jsp   (4399 words)

  
 2005 North American International Auto Show - Detroit
This one is a small midsize sedan that will slot between the Focus and Five Hundred starting in 2006.
The AutoWeek Take: No, not the Fusion compact sport/utility vehicle based on the Fiesta platform that Ford sells in most non-U.S. markets.
Production possibility: Ford will build a Mazda6-derived replacement for its minivans this decade.
www.autoweek.com /files/specials/2005_detroit/ford/fairlane/pages/1.htm   (4399 words)

  
 Policy and Global Affairs Homepage
Its goals are to strengthen U.S. participation in international (multilateral) scientific, engineering, and medical organizations and to help build the capacity of these organizations.
It seeks to focus the expertise of scientists, engineers, educators, and economists on the formulation of national and institutional policies affecting our nation’s human resources in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology.
The Fellowships Office programs include the Ford Foundation Predoctoral, Dissertation and Postdoctoral Fellowships for Minorities, the HUD Urban Scholars Postdoctoral Fellowships, and the Research Associateship Programs.
www.nas.edu /pga/rap.nsf   (4399 words)

  
 The Neon outside North America
Ford's international operations drifted away from their domestic operations, just as Opel moved away from GM-USA.
Mexico will begin selling the Ford Focus in September.
The Ford Escort in the US was a timid Rabbit wannabe which, if it was very lucky, could keep its engine and transmission functional for a couple of years (unless you felt like getting oil changes every 2,000 miles).
www.allpar.com /neon/euroneon.html   (3484 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - New Hampshire is primary focus for Nextel drivers
97 Ford, Roush Racing: Busch has led in just one race at New Hampshire (September 2002), when he led seven laps en route to his best finish (second).
A strong New Hampshire run will help to solidify Harvick in the top 10 in points when the Chase begins at Loudon in September.
In 18 races at New Hampshire, Labonte has started in the top five nine times, including winning the pole in the 2000 fall race.
www.usatoday.com /sports/motor/nascar/2004-07-22-team-notes_x.htm   (2421 words)

  
 Ford's focus - This is York Archive - From the Evening Press
YORK Acorn Running Club secretary Nick Ford and his running partner Peter Summers (Easingwold Runners) have just completed their fifth successive Karrimor International Mountain Marathon.
Since 1968, the gruelling event has been designed to test the navigation and safety skills of teams of two runners in consecutive marathons over mountain country.
Teams must carry their own tent, food and survival equipment.
archive.thisisyork.co.uk /2001/11/14/294661.html   (2421 words)

  
 Popular Mechanics - 2000 North American International Auto Show
Ford Focus wins North American Car of the Year, Nissan Xterra takes Truck of the Year.
DETROIT--The winners of the North American Car and Truck of the Year awards were announced today in an early morning press conference at the 2000 North American International Auto Show, held in Detroit's Cobo Center.
Popular Mechanics - 2000 North American International Auto Show
www.popularmechanics.com /automotive/new_cars_trucks/1269396.html   (282 words)

  
 PickupTruck.Com - 2002 North American International Auto Show: Ford's Mighty F-350 Tonka Truck
PickupTruck.Com - 2002 North American International Auto Show: Ford's Mighty F-350 Tonka Truck
The interior places emphasis on driver and passenger comfort while the exterior and powertrain focus on delivering the goods.
The Mighty's Crew Cab is a 1/2-foot longer than the current Super Duty's and it shows in the rear passenger leg room.
www.pickuptruck.com /html/autoshows/naias2002/ford/tonka.html   (498 words)

  
 Rallying Cry
But with Fourth- and Fifth-Place finishes for Sainz and Solberg in the Monte Carlo Rally, a Third for McRae in the International Swedish Rally, and another Fourth for Sainz in Kenya’s Safari Rally—which sums up the events run by press time—things look as if they’re coming into focus for the Ford Team.
As of the ’99 season, Ford’s rally car has been based on the Focus—introduced in Europe last year and here in the States this year.
Though at 2,900 pounds his rally Focus is a long way from the 1,400 pounds of a modern F1 car, the Focus’ intercooled and turbocharged 2L Zetec E engine produces 300 hp at 6,500 rpm.
www.mustang50magazine.com /featuredvehicles/82799   (967 words)

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