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Ford Work Solutions Technology
April 16, 2009

ford-fseriesFord offers ˜smart” features for truck customers with a collection of work solutions technologies for F-Series trucks and commercial E-Series vans that will help make business owners more productive and successful. Ford Work Solutions delivers four innovative features: an in-dash computer that provides full high-speed Internet access via the Sprint Mobile Broadband Network, Bluetooth-enabled Hands Free Calling and navigation by Garmin; Tool Link, a Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) asset tracking system that enables customers to maintain a detailed real-time inventory of the tools or equipment stored in the pickup box; Crew Chief, a fleet telematics and diagnostics system, allows small fleet owners to efficiently manage their vehicles, quickly dispatch workers to job sites, monitor driver performance and keep detailed vehicle maintenance records; Cable Lock security system developed in partnership with Master Lock, the industry-leading lock manufacturer, to discourage theft of expensive tools too large to fit in the cab.