Ford Features

Ford prepares on-demand transit shuttles in Kansas 0

Toto, I do think we’re in Kansas – the yellow brick road just got a whole lot easier to get to, thanks to Ford’s transit app. Ford, in collaboration with Bridj – a pop-up bus company – and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) are preparing to launch a pilot program involving a fleet(…)

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 releases ‘Colour Editions’ of Fiesta, Focus and B-Max 0

Ford has announced they’re releasing ‘Colour Editions’ of some of their most popular models. The Fiesta, Focus and B-MAX will all now be available to purchase in personalised colour options. According to Ford Social the company decided on the sets of colours through surveying male and female drivers about their colour preferences compared to personality(…)

Ford to test autonomous tech on Cali roads & Google partnership 0

California is fast becoming the driverless state, with Ford receiving a permit to test their autonomous technology there. The state’s DMV has given permission for a Ford Fusion to begin real-world, real-road driverless testing in 2016. Ford has already tested its driverless tech on Michigan public roads and in the University of Michigan’s Mcity facility.(…)

Ford is investing $4.5bn in electric vehicles 0

Ford is planning to invest $4.5 billion (£3 billion) into the research and development of its electric vehicles. The company hope that by 2020 they will have expanded their range of plug-in, hybrid and electric vehicles to include 13 new models. The brand’s current range of electric versions of vehicles make up 13%, but chief(…)

Ford’s 2017 Super Duty pickup brings $1.3bn investment & 2000 new jobs 0

Last week Ford announced that it will invest $1.3 billion at the Kentucky Truck Plant to build the new F-Series Super Duty pickup. This investment will create 2,000 new jobs at the plant and increase production, with the F-250, F-350, F450 and F-550 already being built there. The investment will go towards a new body-shop,(…)

Ford is joining the social conversation 0

The social media revolution… for your car. Ford’s connectivity system SYNC AppLink welcomes a new app that allows drivers to get their social media fix in a “safe and stress-free way”. Joining forces with social media application Meople, users will be able to access and control their social communications via their smartphone. Social media is(…)

American rivals Ford and General Motors commit to Europe 0

Rivals Ford and General Motors have plenty in common. This includes their desire to become the best in the American market as well as their European market slump. Both are struggling across on our shores thanks to the Euro Zone crisis. Both are set to lose billions of dollars thanks to a dramatic fall in(…)

Finally, Ford Sync is coming to the UK 0

We’ve been saying how great it would be if the Ford Sync system came here to the UK but finally it appears that we may get the privilege. The 2013 Ford Focus electric is set to come with the sophisticated in car software. Other models are certain to follow suit in the future. The Ford(…)

The new American Ford C-Max more economical than ever 0

The new Ford C-Max Hybrid will produce better economy figures than ever according the American automotive giants. The new hybrid installed engine will achieve a tremendous 45.4 miles per gallon, a remarkable economical feat. If that is true, that will surely be a game changer within this particular car segment. Ford has stated that the(…)