Fiesta to move upmarket as Ford reveals budget Ka+ 0

The Ford Ka has officially been discontinued from the company’s model range and replaced with the slightly larger Ka+. With prices starting at £8,995, the Ka+ is modelled on a global platform, manufactured in India and already available to buy in South America. The Ka+ has been extensively redeveloped at Ford’s proving ground in Belgium(…)

Ford to move all production to Mexico 0

In a move that has infuriated Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, Ford has announced plans to move its entire car production operation to Mexico. Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Officer Mark Fields said in a statement on Wednesday that, “We will have migrated all of our small scale car production to Mexico and out of(…)

Self-driving car ‘coming in 2021’ say Ford 0

The president of Ford Motors, Mark Fields has announced at an event in Palo Alto, California, that his company intends to have a fully autonomous vehicle on the roads by 2021. The company’s budget, set aside for autonomous projects, is set to be doubled in order to help meet the ambitious ‘five years away’ deadline.(…)

Ford reveals interesting and weird car tech ideas 0

Most car makers are investing huge amounts of time and money into the development of smarter, self sufficient vehicles, but it’s fair to say that not all automotive innovations need a complete overhaul of the car’s systems. In many cases, the car itself doesn’t even necessarily need to be changed. Nowhere is this truer than(…)

Age means nothing as grandparents drift a hot hatch 0

In the States, it’s National Grandparents Day – a day of celebration we don’t do over here in the UK for one reason or another. In honour of the country’s grandparents, Ford decided to prove that when it comes to driving, age is merely a number. A selection of Ford engineers were given the opportunity(…)

Ford Mustang tops poll of Britain’s favourite performance car 0

The UK public has voted, and they have chosen Ford’s Mustang as their favourite performance car. The year’s sales to date show the car 60% ahead of its nearest rival. Technically defined as a sports car boasting 250bhp or more, the sales chart shows the high performance car clearly ahead of its nearest rivals, the(…)

Ford reduction in investment shows need for Brexit deal – says Skate 0

Following production cuts at the Ford engine plant in Bridgend, environment secretary Ken Skates has stressed the need for Britain to keep free trade with Europe after Brexit. Production of its new generation of petrol engines is set to be halved at the facility in South Wales. Skates has demanded assurances regarding the security of(…)

Ford Focus RS driver drifts his way into a ditch 0

Ford’s new drift mode on the Focus RS has been widely praised despite accusations being levelled that it’s nothing more than a gimmick. One thing to become apparent quickly is, having drift mode doesn’t automatically make you a certified rally driver. Drifting the new hot hatch still requires a certain amount of skill, something the(…)

Fans are asked for their favourite film Fords 0

Fans of the blue oval have been asked to vote for their favourite on screen Ford. Over the years, Ford cars have appeared numerous times in films and television alike. From the flying Anglia in Harry Potter, to the Bullitt GT-390 that appeared in one of the most memorable car chases of all time Fords(…)

Easy Ford car-cleaning tips: Dos and Don’ts 0

At some point, we’ve all wondered how our recently cleaned Ford has becomes filthy again quite so quickly. You spend the morning meticulously washing your car, only to have a downpour of rain undo all your good work in a couple of minutes. Here are a few car-cleaning tips to help your car stay clean,(…)