DEARBORN, MI – Ford Motor Co. is donating dozens of new vehicles built with high-strength steel bodies and frames to be used for training emergency responders. The increased use of high-strength steels in vehicles is credited with saving lives, but it has created unique challenges for rescue workers. Just a decade ago, nearly any vehicle on the road could be cut easily by “Jaws of Life” tools, hydraulic-powered cutters and pullers employed by emergency personnel to free trapped ...
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