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Weak Q3 a ‘pit stop’ for Ford as major product roll-out continues

Global wholesales are expected to continue to be slow for Ford in October but will pick up toward the end of the year, as the company continues to roll-out a slew of new products. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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VIDEO: Ford pulls off car wash Halloween prank

A Detroit automaker sure is getting into the Halloween spirit. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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The Henry Ford buys early Apple computer for record $  905,000 at auction

The Henry Ford buys early Apple computer for record $905,000 at auction

Associated Press – The Henry Ford paid $ 905,000 for an operating Apple computer that was one of the first 50 made in Steve Jobs’ garage in 1976. The Dearborn museum purchased the vintage computer at Bonhams History of Science auction in New York City on Wednesday for a price far exceeding pre-sale estimates of $ […]

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One Direction to go ‘On the Road Again’ with summer tour; Detroit stop at Ford Field planned

DETROIT, MI — The boys will be back in town. English pop stars One Direction announced Thursday their “On the Road Again” tour that includes an Aug. 29 stop at Ford Field in Detroit. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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The Henry Ford buys early Apple computer for $  905,000 at auction

The Henry Ford buys early Apple computer for $905,000 at auction

Associated Press – The Henry Ford paid $ 905,000 for an operating Apple computer that was one of the first 50 made in Steve Jobs’ garage in 1976. The Dearborn museum purchased the vintage computer at Bonhams History of Science auction in New York City on Wednesday for a price far exceeding pre-sale estimates of $ […]

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Monster Jam’s ‘Avenger,’ truck drivers to party with fans before Detroit Lions game at Ford Field

DETROIT, MI — If you’re looking for a unique tailgating event Sunday at Ford Field before the Lions game against the New Orleans Saints, you won’t have to travel too far. Michigan native and Monster Jam truck driver Jim Koehler, known to his fans as “Mr. Excitement,” and Fox Sports 1 “Cleatus” Monster Jam truck […]

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With 2015 F-150, Ford aims to improve on the most essential part of the pickup: the box

For the 2015 Ford F-150, arriving at dealerships before the end of the year, a team at Ford was not necessarily trying to reinvent the cart, but certainly wanted to improve upon it, said Alana Strager, a Ford F-150 program analyst who, with Ford engineer Adrian Aguirre, considered where the pickup bed came from and […]

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Ford adds 850 jobs in Dearborn to help build new F-150

Ford Motor Co. announced Monday it is adding 850 more jobs at its Dearborn Truck Plant in the Dearborn-based Ford Rouge Center to help build the all-new, 2015 F-150 truck. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Detroit Lions laser pointer fan receives lifetime ban from Ford Field events, team president confirms

DETROIT, MI — The teenage fan who used a laser pointer at Sunday’s Detroit Lions game to distract Buffalo Bills players at Ford Field has been banned from events at the venue for life, Lions team president Tom Lewand said. Lewand confirmed the extent of the ban on Friday during an appearance on WJR 760 […]

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Ford Arts, Beats & Eats delivers over $360K to local non-profits; economic impact ‘in millions’

DETROIT, MI — A portion of proceeds from the 17th annual Ford Arts, Beats & Eats festival in downtown Royal Oak over the summer paid off big-time for local non-profits and community organizations. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Detroit's Eastern Market, Ford Motor Co. to host Harvest Celebration aimed at

Detroit's Eastern Market, Ford Motor Co. to host Harvest Celebration aimed at … The event is aimed to "raise funds and awareness of the market's mission to not only be a provider and resource of fresh food, but also an economic driver fueling the regional food system development in Detroit and Southeastern Michigan," according to […]

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Detroit's Eastern Market, Ford Motor Co. to host Harvest Celebration aimed at

Detroit's Eastern Market, Ford Motor Co. to host Harvest Celebration aimed at … The event is aimed to "raise funds and awareness of the market's mission to not only be a provider and resource of fresh food, but also an economic driver fueling the regional food system development in Detroit and Southeastern Michigan," according to […]

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Detroit’s Eastern Market, Ford Motor Co. to host Harvest Celebration aimed at food access

DETROIT, MI — Eastern Market Corp. and the Ford Motor Company Fund are expected to announce Oct. 16 a plan to improve access to healthy, affordable food — and give the region an economic boost. The two companies will hold an inaugural Harvest Celebration at 6:30 p.m. that day in Shed 3 that will include […]

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Batman v Superman: Ben Affleck tours Detroit auto factories, gets sold on GM & Ford brands

DETROIT, MI — Ben Affleck reportedly has quickly developed fondness for Detroit as he continues work on “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” here in the Motor City. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Ford Airport passenger activity dips in August following strong start to summer

A strong month of passenger activity in July at Gerald R. Ford International Airport didn’t spill over into August. Full News here – Oakland Business

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