Ford Donates 1 100 COVID-19 Face Shields to 25 Ford Wildlife Foundation Projects

Ford Wildlife Foundation Projects

In support of the wide-ranging conservation and environmental projects backed by the Ford Wildlife Foundation (FWF), Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is distributing 1 100 COVID-19 face shields to 25 partner organisations located across the region. “It’s fantastic to see our Ford employees making a difference in their communities through the production of the […]

Ford Motor Company Promotes Women in Engineering

Ford Motor Company Promotes Women in Engineering

International Women in Engineering Day (#INWED20), on 23 June, marks the international awareness campaign to promote the profile of women in engineering and to highlight the diverse and fulfilling career opportunities available to girls in engineering. It also celebrates the inspiring achievements of women engineers globally. Ockert Berry, VP Operations at Ford Motor Company of […]

Ford Fund Provides Unjani Clinics with $20 000 Grant

Ford Grant

Ford Motor Company Fund has awarded a grant of $20 000 (R355 000) to Unjani Clinics to mobilise hygiene efforts and equip communities with basic personal protective items as a proactive measure to help contain the spread of COVID-19. Ford Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, has made specific COVID-19 Relief Program funding […]

Ford Employees Join in Solidarity to Produce COVID-19 Face Shields

Ford Masks

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent national lockdown may have turned peoples’ lives upside down, but it has also united people as they join forces to fight this health and humanitarian crisis. At Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA), 85 employees from the Silverton Assembly Plant and its supplier companies have dedicated their efforts to […]

Ford Dealers Contribute R1-million to Face Shields Project

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Ford dealers in South Africa have stepped up to support Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa’s initiative to produce COVID-19 face shields by contributing R1-million to the project from the Ford National Dealer Council. Additionally, Ford suppliers and business partners have donated over R900 000 to the project, which includes a substantial R600 000 from Absa, with […]

Rangers and Rhinos Work Together In The African Reserves

Ford Rhino

Wildlife is one of the major drawcards for tourists to South Africa, and wildlife tourism one of the economic engines of our country. Many conservation projects rely on wildlife tourism to generate enough funding to cover daily costs, including ranger’s salaries and veterinary care. While the colossal impact of COVID-19 threatens to break down the […]

Ford South Africa Partners with Gift of the Givers

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Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa’s initiative to produce protective face shields for front-line medical and essential services personnel in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic has been given a boost with local non-governmental organisation, Gift of the Givers Foundation, coming on board to provide the banking facility for the funds being raised. Ford has […]

Ford to Produce 50,000 Ventilators in Michigan

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Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with GE Healthcare, announced today it will begin producing in Michigan a third-party ventilator with the goal to produce 50,000 of the vitally needed units within 100 days and up to 30,000 a month thereafter as needed. Ford will provide its manufacturing capabilities to quickly scale production, and GE Healthcare […]