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Ford to replace CEO Mark Fields? 0

Reports are suggesting that Ford is set to replace current CEO, Mark Fields, following a major reshuffle at the car manufacturer. In an article published by the New York Times, his expected departure comes as the company attempts to recover following a period of weak sales, falling profits and an almost 40% decline in share(…)

Fewer cars in cities says Ford chief 0

The president of Ford Europe, Jim Farley, believes that cities should reduce the amount of cars that are on their streets – freeing up alternative forms of transport. In a recent interview, Farley said that carmakers cannot be “selfish” when seeking solutions to the overcrowded urban areas of the world’s major cities. “We must work(…)

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(…)

Ford says autonomous tech won’t kill the driver’s car 0

Despite their heavy and widely publicised investment into autonomous cars technology, Ford has pledged not to abandon the driver’s car. “Autonomous is a spectrum of technologies with assisted driving, like adaptive cruise control, at one end and full hands-off driving at the other,” said Sheryl Connelly, the company’s futurologist. “We remain fully committed in future(…)

Ford Mustang ready to take over the world 0

Since it was first introduced in the US back in 1965, Ford’s iconic Mustang has regularly topped the muscle car charts. In 2014, a new Mustang was revealed, and with it a new sales strategy that would take the Mustang overseas and far away from its home town of Detroit. Since then, the world has(…)

Ford’s tips on how to maximise fuel efficiency 0

Calling all Ford drivers! We’ve got that should interest you; 11 top tips on how to maximise your fuel economy. It’s commonly assumed that your vehicle’s fuel economy is set based on its combined MPG rating. This is true, but the way you drive and how well you maintain your vehicle can also play a(…)

Ten facts you probably didn’t know about the Ford Fiesta 0

Doesn’t time fly? It seems like only yesterday that the first Fiestas were rolling off the production line and yet Ford’s iconic small car turned 40 last year. The Fiesta has long established its status as Britain’s bestselling car of all time; 2017 sees the launch of the Fiesta’s seventh generation. To celebrate, here’s ten(…)

Ford recall 52,000 F-250 pick-up trucks over parking fault 0

Ford has been forced to recall 52,000 of its F-250 pick-up trucks, after a fault was discovered that can cause the vehicles to roll when the automatic transmission lever is in the park position. The company has released a statement, advising drivers of the 2017 edition vehicles sold in North America, to engage the handbrake(…)

Ford partners with Starbucks so drivers can order coffee on the go 0

Ford drivers who like their coffee will soon be able to place their Starbucks orders on the move after the two companies announced a partnership. Using the car manufacturer’s SYNC3 voice-activated technology which has Amazon’s voice service built into it, the command “Alexa, ask Starbucks to start my order”, will allow drivers to place their(…)

Ford Escort driven by F1 legend sells for record amount 0

A 1968 Mk1 Ford Escort form 1968 has sold at auction for an eye-watering £203, 100. The Escort is the second largest seller in UK car history; more than four million were sold over a 35 year period. It was also responsible for revolutionising rallying, the Escort being one of the most successful track vehicles.(…)