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Ford And Other Car Companies Like Testing New Vehicles In Arizona

Published: Friday, March 13, 2015 - 4:21pm
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Ford Motor Company held the first national drive event for the 2015 Ford Edge this week in Scottsdale. And car companies spend a lot of time in Arizona, especially during the testing phase of development.

Johanna Slanga works for Ford and is the Vehicle Integration Supervisor for the 2015 Edge.

But it’s not just Ford that brings its vehicles to Arizona for testing. Jim Prueter is a Phoenix-based automotive journalist and says car companies have been coming here since around the 1950s.

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