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06-24-2007, 11:02 AM

Toby Keith’s chart-topping new album and concert tour inspired by the “Big Dog Daddy” 2008 Ford F-Series Super Duty F-450 pickup.
“Big Dog Daddy Tour” presented by Ford F-Series kicks off June 21 in Birmingham, Ala.

Ford is connecting with country music fans by offering the chance to win a private Toby Keith concert and to drive off in a new 2008 Ford F-450 pickup by registering at www.BigDogDaddy.com.

DEARBORN, Mich., June 21, 2007 – “ Ford Truck Man ” and country music star Toby Keith kicks off his much-anticipated “ Big Dog Daddy Tour ” presented by Ford F-Series tonight in Birmingham, Ala. The chart-topping new album and tour name are inspired by the all-new 2008 F-Series Super Duty F-450 pickup that Keith dubbed “ Ford’s new Big Dog Daddy ” during the truck’s introduction at the 2006 State Fair of Texas.

“Ford is proud to present the ‘Big Dog Daddy Tour’ given that Toby Keith represents what our F-Series trucks and customers are all about – they’re hard-working, genuine and get it done every day ,” said Todd Eckert, Ford Truck marketing manager.

Ford also is giving country music fans the chance to win a private Toby Keith concert in their hometown and a new Ford F-Series Super Duty F-450 pickup by entering the “Big Dog Daddy” promotion that launched this week at www.BigDogDaddy.com.

“This promotion is truly a unique opportunity that will not only make one fortunate person a ‘Big Dog Daddy’ for a day through the private Toby concert , but also into the future as the owner of the ‘Big Dog Daddy’ of trucks – the Ford F-Series Super Duty F-450 pickup, ” said Eckert.

In addition, anyone who registers for the promotion will have access to special content and free downloads, including Built Ford Tough and Toby Keith ringtones, wallpaper and exclusive photos taken as the “Big Dog Daddy Tour” rolls across America.

Keith’s new “Big Dog Daddy” was released June 12 and has been an instant hit after rocketing to the top spot on Billboard Magazine’s “Billboard 200” chart for all music genres. The album features the smash hit single “High Maintenance Woman,” which shot up to the third spot on Billboard Magazine’s “Hot Country Songs” chart shortly after its debut.

Ford Trucks and Toby Keith

Toby Keith is a third-generation Ford truck owner, following in his father and grandfather’s footsteps. Keith has been the Ford truck spokesman since August 2002. Keith is a natural fit with the Built Ford Tough brand, since Ford F-Series has been the best selling truck for 30 years running and Toby has consistently been one of country music's top performers.

Keith has written two original songs, “Ford Truck Man” and “I Am a Workin’ Man,” used in Ford Truck advertising. Ford Trucks also have sponsored every Keith concert tour since 2002, including the “Shock ‘n Y’all” tour in 2003 and the “Big Throwdown” tours in 2004 and 2005, the 2006 “Hookin’ Up and Hangin’ Out Tour” and now the “Big Dog Daddy” Presented by Ford F-Series tour.

Ford’s involvement with Keith drives bottom-line results as more than 60 percent of truck buyers are country music fans. The company generates many sales leads through promotions and efforts tied to Toby Keith’s concerts. Each tour reaches approximately one million fans, and features Ford truck product integrations at the venue, on stage and in pre-concert videos showing Keith putting trucks to the test.

Built Ford Tough: A Legacy of Leadership

As the most successful vehicle in the history of automobiles, the Ford F-Series is in a league of its own. It has been the best-selling truck in America for 30 consecutive years and the best-selling vehicle for 25 years in a row. Since its 1948 debut, Ford has sold more than 32 million F-Series trucks.

About Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles in 200 markets across six continents. With about 260,000 employees and about 100 plants worldwide, the company’s core and affiliated automotive brands include Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lincoln, Mercury, Volvo and Mazda. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford’s products, please visit www.fordvehicles.com.

Toby Keith’s “Big Dog Daddy Tour” Presented by Ford F-Series 2007 Concert Dates:

Birmingham , Ala.
June 21

Charlotte , N.C.
June 22

Raleigh , N.C.
June 23

Grand Junction , Colo.
June 24

St. Louis , Mo.
June 29

Kansas City , Kan.
June 30

Dallas , Texas
July 1

Detroit , Mich.
July 5, 6

Ft. Loramie , Ohio
July 7

Milwaukee , Wis.
July 8

Virginia Beach , Va.
July 13

Washington D.C.
July 14

Holmdel , N.J.
July 15

Sarnia , Ontario ( Canada)
July 20

Morristown , Ohio
July 21

Philadelphia , Pa.
July 22

Harrington , Del.
July 23

Seattle , Wash.
July 27

Portland , Ore
July 28

Boise , Id.
July 29

Denver , Colo.
Aug. 2

Salt Lake City , Ut.
Aug. 3

Detroit Lakes , Minn.
Aug. 4

Sturgis , S.D.
Aug. 6

Atlanta , Ga.
Aug. 9

Tampa , Fla.
Aug. 10

W. Palm Beach , Fla.
Aug. 11

Scranton , Pa.
Aug. 17

Pittsburgh , Pa.
Aug. 18

Cleveland , Oh.
Aug. 23

Darien Lakes , N.Y.
Aug. 24

Saratoga Springs , N.Y.
Aug. 25

Mt. View , Calif.
Aug. 30

Lake Tahoe , N.V.
Sept. 1

Kelseyville , Calif.
Sept. 2

San Diego , Calif.
Sept. 9

Allegan , Mich.
Sept. 12

Indianapolis , Ind.
Sept. 14

Chicago , Ill.
Sept. 15

Boston , Mass.
Sept. 22

Hartford , Conn.
Sept. 23

*** More dates to be announced later at www.TobyKeith.com