Ford Features

Ford set to move away from traditional cars 0

Ford’s new boss, Jim Hackett, has announced a new direction the brand intends to take that involves moving away from traditional vehicles. The proposals are being made to ensure the company continues to “fit” in a industry approaching a period of extreme change. Hackett said Ford will gradually move its resources away from traditional vehicles(…)

Ford hiring 1,000 technicians to work solely on electric, hybrid and autonomous cars 0

Across the UK, Ford dealerships are hiring up to 1,000 technicians to assist with the company’s transition towards self-driving, electric and hybrid engines. Ford bosses have made clear the need to hire individuals with cutting-edge software, electronic and electrical skills. Pretty much all the major carmakers are now finally fully embracing electric car technology as(…)

Ford Autumn car cleaning tips 0

There’s no escaping the fact Autumn is now upon us with a vengeance. All sorts of nasty stuff is about to rain down upon us from the heavens, covering our nice sparkly cars in muck. Here are a few tips to ensure when you take to the driveway with your bucket of suds and cloth,(…)

Ford slash Mondeo prices to beat off SUV threat 0

Ford has slashed the prices of its Mondeo fleet as it attempts to attract more customers to the hatchback. For some versions of the Mondeo, the prices have been cut by as much as £3000 (the range topping Vignale) although the cheapest version still comes in £695 more expensive than its Vauxhall arch rival –(…)

Is Ford going to ditch the steering wheel? 0

Ford’s self-driving car plans have moved a step nearer to fruition after it secured a patent for a vehicle with a detachable steering wheel and foot pedals. The new design would see the steering wheel removed, the (former) driver’s airbag moving to a compartment located in its place. Ford have said that the steering wheel(…)

New Ford Mustang comes with a ‘mute’ button 0

Neighbours of anyone lucky enough to have purchased the updated Mustang are likely to be sighing collective sighs of relief; it’s been revealed the new version of the muscle-car comes with a ‘mute’ button. The ‘Quite Mode’ facility reduces the noise made by the car’s exhaust, which to those unfamiliar with the Mustang when it(…)

A look back at the Ford Cortina Mk3 0

Say the brand, Ford, to people of a certain generation and you can guarantee the model that flashes into their minds is a Cortina. From the swinging 60’s to the booming 80’s, the Cortina ruled Britain’s roads, sweeping all before it as the masses embraced Ford’s ‘peoples car’ with relish. The later years of the(…)

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(…)

BlackBerry set to power Ford’s autonomous cars 0

Nowadays, you don’t see so many Blackberry handsets out and about, as Smartphone’s have taken total domination of the market. But the Canadian company is far from dead in the water; its technology has simply been shifted into another and equally connected market. Blackberry has recently signed a partnership with Ford, to provide the car(…)