DEARBORN, MI – Much like the characters on television’s CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, a group of Ford Motor Co. researchers work to unravel mysteries using cutting-edge technology and years of experience. Tucked away in a non-descript 66,000-sq.-ft. (6,131-sq.-m) building here is the Central Lab, a department that originated at Ford’s Rouge facility in the 1940s. The role of Central Lab is to solve problems others cannot, ranging from issues arising during the development of new ...

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