Ford Motor Company 8-K 2012
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D. C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report: April 4, 2012
(Date of earliest event reported)
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code 313-322-3000
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
The materials supporting our publicly-webcasted presentation at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 New York Auto Summit on April 4, 2012 are filed as Exhibit 99 to this Report and incorporated by reference herein. In addition to the updates to our 2012 guidance contained in Exhibit 99 hereto, in a publicly-webcasted presentation on March 9, 2012 we stated that we expect our first quarter 2012 effective tax rate to be close to 35%, and reaffirmed our prior guidance that the full-year effective tax rate will be in the range of about 30%.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.