Happy Earth Day from Ford!
Another example that Ford is doing more with less is its award-winning EcoBoost engine. The 1.0-liter EcoBoost is small but powerful and delivers a 15% reduction in CO2 emissions and better gas mileage, even though its power and torque rivals a traditional 1.6-liter petrol engine. Check out the graphic below and use the comments section to tell us about some other environmentally sustainable technologies that are small but powerful.
Mustang celebrated its 50th anniversary at this special party in Beijing, China. The event kicked off Auto China, the region’s largest auto show. Media and Mustang fans flocked to the Director’s Center in Beijing to see historic vehicles as well as the all-new 2015 Mustang, which will be the first Mustang sold in China.
With the approach of Earth Day, it’s time to celebrate smart ways to save energy and reduce emissions – by doing more with less. Ford created the modern production line in 1913 and changed the face of manufacturing forever. In the 21st century, we’re doing it again. Our cars are greener than ever, but a green product is only as green as its production. Here are some exciting ways that we continue to save energy and reduce waste. What are some of the ways that you manage to do more with less?
Did you know, recycling a ton of paper saves 13 trees, 2.5 barrels of oil, 31,780 liters of water, four tons of CO2 and four cubic meters of landfill? A ton may sound a lot, but if we all do our bit, together we can make a huge difference. With World Earth Day approaching on April 22, we would like to share with you what Ford is doing to protect our environment. One goal in Ford’s sustainable strategy is to identify opportunities to use recycled material in its vehicles — and some of those materials might surprise you. Have you been recycling in any creative or unusual ways? Use the comments section below to tell us how.
We’ve already shown you some of the ways Ford has saved billions of liters of water. Here are some other mind-boggling facts about the most essential resource on our planet, and how you can help conserve it, too. Share our info graphic to increase water-saving awareness, and tell us about your top three water-saving ideas.
World Water Day is coming up tomorrow, a global initiative sponsored by the United Nations to focus attention on the importance of the sustainable management of freshwater resources. Water conservation has long been one of the top environmental priorities for Ford. Check out a few of the smart ways Ford has been saving water in our plants in the Asia Pacific region. How do you think the auto industry can save even more water?
It’s World Water Day on Saturday, a perfect time to consider how much water we all use and how to conserve the planet’s resources. Water conservation remains one of the top environmental priorities for Ford. We are now aiming to cut the amount of water used to make each vehicle by 30 percent globally from 2009 to 2015, which is currently equivalent to an average of 4 cubic meters per vehicle. Does environmentally friendly production influence your buying decision?
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Mini Ranger carrying the plastic globe. What would you do if you could keep this Ford Ranger toy for a day?