23:00 | 13.09.2017
Ford Extends Hurricane Relief Programs to Victims of Irma
Ford Motor Company and its dealers are providing special assistance for
Hurricane Irma victims, including first responders, existing customers,
and those needing to replace lost or damaged vehicles.
“We cannot communicate enough just how much people affected by Hurricane
Irma, along with those still recovering from Harvey, remain in our
thoughts and prayers,” said Mark LaNeve, Ford vice president, U.S.
marketing, sales and service. “The Ford team is taking action to expand
our contributions to the American Red Cross, as well as implementing
sales programs aimed at getting Floridians back on the road.”
Ford has launched multiple initiatives to assist in hurricane relief
Ford Motor Company Fund will match employee and dealer contributions
to the American Red Cross up to $150,000 to aid Hurricane Irma
disaster relief efforts, raising potential assistance from Ford to
A special customer-assistance bundle, “Florida Is Family,” will go
toward helping customers whose vehicles were lost or damaged to meet
their immediate vehicle needs. The bundle, in effect now through Oct.
2 for purchases financed through Ford Credit or Lincoln Automotive
Financial Services and completed before Oct. 31, includes:
The same no-haggle, below-invoice price Ford Motor Company
employees and their families receive
No payments until next year
Low Ford Credit APR or lease rates
Simple online credit application process can be found here
Existing Ford Credit and Lincoln Automotive Financial Services
customers affected by Irma can apply to have their payments deferred
for up to two months by visiting FordCredit.com
calling 800.723.4016, or by going through the FordPass smartphone app
First responders in hurricane-affected areas are eligible to receive a
special $1,000 discount (in addition to all available incentives)
toward purchase of any Ford or Lincoln vehicle; see www.FordSalutesThoseWhoServe.com
Ford has 123 dealerships in Florida. Information regarding the full
extent of damage is not yet known; assessments are under way.
“The entire Ford family of employees, dealers and customers is dedicated
to putting our heart into everything we do,” said LaNeve. “As we did
with Harvey, Ford is committed to taking action where we can to make the
process for those rebuilding their lives as a result of Hurricane Irma
as simple as possible.”
About Ford Motor CompanyFord Motor Company is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan.
The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of
Ford cars, trucks, SUVs, electrified vehicles and Lincoln luxury
vehicles, provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company
and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous
vehicles and mobility solutions. Ford employs approximately 203,000
people worldwide. For more information regarding Ford, its products and
Ford Motor Credit Company, please visit www.corporate.ford.com.
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