This excerpt taken from the F 10-K filed Mar 10, 2005.
Ford Motor Company (referred to herein as Ford, the Company, we, our or us) was incorporated in Delaware in 1919. We acquired the business of a Michigan company, also known as Ford Motor Company, incorporated in 1903 to produce and sell automobiles designed and engineered by Henry Ford. We are one of the worlds largest producers of cars and trucks combined. We and our subsidiaries also engage in other businesses, including financing and renting vehicles and equipment.
In addition to the information about Ford and its subsidiaries contained in this Report, extensive information about our Company can be found throughout our website located at www.ford.com, including information about our management team, our brands and products, and our corporate governance principles.
The corporate governance information on our website includes our Corporate Governance Principles, our Code of Ethics for Senior Financial Personnel, our Code of Ethics for Directors, our Standards of Corporate Conduct for all employees, and the Charters for each of our Board Committees. In addition, amendments to, and waivers granted to our directors and executive officers under, our Codes of Ethics, if any, will be posted in this area of our website. These corporate governance documents can be accessed by logging onto our web site and clicking on the Corporate Governance link.
You will then see a list of corporate governance documents. Click on the document you desire to access. In addition, printed versions of our Corporate Governance Principles, our Code of Ethics for Senior Financial Personnel, our Standards of Corporate Conduct and the Charters for each of our Board Committees can be obtained, free of charge, by writing to our Shareholder Relations Department, Ford Motor Company, One American Road, P.O. Box 1899, Dearborn, Michigan 48126-1899.
In addition to the Company information discussed above provided on our website, all of our periodic report filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pursuant to Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, are made available, free of charge, through our website, including our annual report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and current reports on Form 8-K, and any amendments to those reports. Also, each Section 16 filing made with the SEC by the Company or any of its executive officers or directors with respect to our common stock are made available, free of charge, through our website. The periodic reports and amendments and the Section 16 filings are available through our website as soon as reasonably practicable after such report or amendment is electronically filed with the SEC.
To access our SEC reports or amendments or the Section 16 filings, log onto our website and click on the following link on each successive screen.
You will then see a list of reports filed with the SEC. Click on the report you desire to access.
The foregoing information regarding our website and its content is for convenience only. The content of our website is not deemed to be incorporated by reference into this report nor should it be deemed to have been filed with the SEC.
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