DEARBORN, MI – Ford Motor Company's new 2009 lineup features all-new or upgraded vehicles as well as major improvements in fuel economy, smart technology, safety features, and quality across its vehicle portfolio.

The lineup features a host of new or improved vehicles already in showrooms, including the all-new 2009 Ford Flex crossover, Lincoln MKS flagship sedan, and a more fuel efficient Escape compact SUV. Coming later this fall is the new 2009 Ford F-150. Also debuting late this year is the new 2010 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan, and Lincoln MKZ mid-size sedans, along with the new 2010 Fusion Hybrid and Milan Hybrid.

Ford's 2009 product lineup further underscores four key pillars of the company's "Drive One" communications effort: Drive Green, Drive Smart, Drive Quality, and Drive Safe.