Ford’s infotainment system comes to Europe 0

Like Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday Ford have realised that Europe is the place for adventure, and will debut its new SYNC 3 infotainment software here later this year. Ford has announced the European arrival of its SYNC 3 infotainment system which is set to debut on the Mondeo, Galaxy and S-MAX and then appear(…)

Ford recall over 50,000 transit wagons in seatbelt glitch 0

Buckle up, it’s going to be a bumpy ride – oh wait, you can’t buckle up. And therein lies the problem. Ford are recalling 48,990 models of the 2015-16 Transit van built between February 13th 2014, and January 13th after it has been found that a heavy object has the potential to damage the rear(…)

Ford sales in Europe grow 17 percent 0

Af-ford-able Ford’s bring in the riches. Ford Motor Co. revealed their new vehicle sales figures in Europe had leapt 17% in February this year, defying statistics and overtaking the auto industry’s growth across Europe. Across all 50 European markets, Ford sold a reported 104,500 vehicles during the month. Ford’s own sales growth far exceeded industry(…)

Ford patent movie screen windshield for autonomous cars 0

“Eyes on the road!” is a phrase that Ford hope to make redundant in a few years. In news that is both pioneering and perplexing in equal measure, a patent has been filed in the United States by Ford for a new software/design concept that would see autonomous cars fitted with screens on the windshield(…)

Ford trucks investigated for brake failure 0

We would say that’s certainly put the brakes on Ford’s momentum, but it’s the brakes that have stopped working. The federal government in the United States is currently investigating brake failures on Ford’s F-150 pickup trucks – one of their best selling models in the country – manufactured between 2013 and 2014. The National Highway(…)

Ford to debut Ka+ later this year 0

Ford referred to their vehicle as “emotional” so we assume it comes preloaded with an Adele album? Sensing an emerging market in the growing ‘supermini’ sector, Ford have announced their new small car, the Ka+, will arrive later on this year, and the car will offer low running costs with the true DNA of a(…)

High-performance Ford models see a high performance of sales 0

Surge in European sales mean bosses can af-Ford a life of luxury. Whilst at the unveiling of their limited edition Fiesta ST200 – which we have previously reported on – at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, Ford bosses were not shy about singing their own praises after their decision to build and sell faster, more(…)

Vauxhall Astra is Europe’s Car of the Year 0

Astra-nomical victory for Vauxhall. 58 European automotive journalists bestowed the title of European Car of the Year to the newly built, British-made Vauxhall Astra. 2016’s car of the year was announced at the Palexpo Exhibition Centre in Geneva, on the eve of the annual Geneva Motor Show’s opening press day, and the Opel-Vauxhall Astra family(…)

Ford unveil powerful new ST200 ahead of Geneva Motor Show 0

Ford must have been listening to Snap! lately because they’ve got the power. Ford have revealed their new Ford Fiesta ST200, which will see a boost of power up to 197 bhp, ahead of its official Geneva Motor Show debut. The model is being pedalled as a powerful version of the hot ‘supermini,’ and the(…)

Ford reveals ambition for a more technological future 0

Ford aren’t like other carmakers, they’re not regular carmakers, they’re cool carmakers. Ford announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that they envision a not-so-far-off future where the company is seen as a mobility provider, not just a car maker. This rebranding will be done by providing a service whereby customers have the option(…)