Spring is in the air, which can only mean one thing — allergies. Millions of people suffer from allergies which is why Ford has gone to great lengths to ensure its new vehicles are as “allergy friendly” as possible.
Ford Fishers said that Ford’s new C-MAX MPV has been granted the “Allergy Tested Interior” Seal of Approval by Germany’s world renowned TÜV Rheinland testing authority. The vehicle was also awarded the Quality Certificate by the Berlin-based European Centre for Allergy Research Foundation.
Ford Dealers In Ohio said the upcoming C-MAX isn’t the only Ford model that’s suitable for allergy sufferers. Other TÜV certified Ford models including the Fiesta, the outgoing Focus, S-MAX, Galaxy, Mondeo and Kuga.
Lubbock TX used Ford dealer said that in an effort to prevent allergic reactions, Ford tests more than 100 materials and components for allergy issues. Components that have direct and prolonged skin contact, such as the steering wheel and seat covers, are dermatologically-tested. Additionally, Ford employs high-performance pollen filters to prevent allergic pollens from entering the vehicle cabin.
“We want to give our customers the best – the best design, performance and quality, and the best passenger environment. That is why we are doing all we can to avoid or reduce to the absolute minimum all materials and substances that may pose an allergic risk,” said Caspar Dirk Hohage, Engineering Director, Ford of Europe. “We are the only vehicle manufacturer in the world with cars that are independently verified and certificated as allergy-tested by the TÜV.”