• More than 5,000 images already available on site that launched in January, FordImages.com; target is for nearly 10,000 images to be available by 2012
  • Hundreds of images being added every week to site that is especially popular among car enthusiasts, dealers and just about anyone else with a connection to Ford
  • Millions of images in thousands of boxes ensure there will never be a shortage of new material available to the public

1966 Ford GT MK IIDEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 4, 2011 – Thousands of images dating to the earliest days of Ford Motor Company are being hauled out of the Ford archives and licensed for sale for the first time.

FordImages.com features more than 5,000 images for sale including commemorative and limited-edition prints, vintage signs and advertisements. The site launched in January.

Hundreds of more images are being added weekly with another 5,000 to be added by the end of 2011, said Betsy McKelvey, marketing manager, Global Brand Licensing.

The purpose is to create brand awareness and preserve the Ford legacy using the millions of existing images in the archives.

“The entire world of Ford culture is here,” said Dean Weber, manager, Ford Archives. “These images represent the very special place Ford has in not only American history but world history.”

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