AXZ Plan Eligibility

Ford Motor Company employees and retirees are encouraged to purchase or Red Carpet Lease vehicles through the Ford Motor Company New Vehicle Purchase Plans - "A-Plan" and "Z-Plan."

These plans offer dealer net invoice pricing to Ford Motor Company employees (A-Plan) and retirees (Z-Plan), as well as their eligible family members.
Eligible employees include:
  • All active full- time hourly employees and regular salaried employees, beginning with their date of hire.
  • All hourly retirees receiving a normal, early (regular or special) or disability retirement benefit, as long as any medical benefits are being received.
  • Salaried retirees who retired under the General Retirement Plan, including salaried employees who terminate between the ages of 50- 55 and who are eligible to receive certain deferred retirement benefits, are eligible while they are receiving benefits.
  • Surviving Spouses of employees who died while actively employed and Surviving Spouses of retirees who retired under the General Retirement Plan, or who are receiving benefits under the Ford- UAW Retirement Plan.
  • Employees on an approved leave of absence, for the duration of the leave or until expiration of any medical benefits.
  • Employees on layoff for the first 12 months of the layoff.
  • All regular part- time hourly and salaried employees who are eligible to receive medical benefits.
  • Members of the immediate family of the above. "Immediate family" means the following relatives of the employee or retiree:
    spouse's parents
    sons and daughters (including in- laws and step- children)
    brothers and sisters (including in- laws, half and step)
    same- sex domestic partners covered under the health care plan (same as it is defined for health care coverage in the "Salaried Employee Benefit Bulletin #152", dated June 8, 2000.)
    Immediate family members of eligible same- sex domestic partners (same as it is defined above)
    Employees of approved subsidiary companies and approved affiliated companies as eligibility is defined at the time of approval.
NOTE: When both the employee/retiree and his/her spouse are deceased, the surviving family members are no longer eligible.

X Plan Eligibility

For non-Ford Motor Company employees, X-Plan provides an opportunity to experience the benefits of driving a Ford Motor Company vehicle. Select individuals may be sponsored by a Ford Motor Company employee or may be eligible as an employee or member of a partner company or organization.

Certain vehicles may be excluded from X-Plan programs.
Current X-Plan programs which recognize an ongoing relationship include:

  • Employees (full time, part- time and contract), retirees and their spouses of eligible partner companies - Supplier Partner Recognition
  • Members and spouses of selected organizations/ associations with close strategic ties to Ford Motor Company - Fleet Account Employee Appreciation
  • Selected individuals sponsored by a Ford Motor Company employee or retiree through the Friends & Neighbors Program
  • Participation is by invitation only, not all suppliers, fleets, etc. are eligible
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