TITLE

Ford Goes Greener

AUTHOR(S)
Vasilash, Gary S.
PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Jul99, Vol. 111 Issue 7, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the plan of Ford Motor Co. to make its pick-up trucks environmentally safe. Its compliance with the United States Environmental Protection Agency's standards for Low Emission Vehicles (LEV); Certification of its plants under the International Standards Organization 14001 international environmental management standard; Its environmental automobile components.
ACCESSION #
2025334

 

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