It’s In The Paint

Painting Pioneers

In terms of quality and the leading the pack Ford is the industry leader with fewer paint chip, scratches, and better long-term durability according to the GQRS.  The Ford paint team examines competitive vehicles side-by-side against its own products to develop new technologies, pigments, and coatings.  The new Tuxedo Black coating which made its debut on the 2009 model year contains flakes derived from glass rather than metal.  Ford is currently pioneering new technologies such as an environmentally friendly anti-corrosion system that cuts paint shop water use nearly in half and reduces sludge production by 90 percent, as well as a three-part wet application process that reduces C02 emissions by 15 percent.


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