Ford Future Models

Ford Fiesta RS not on the cards 0

All sorts of interesting snippets are emerging from the Geneva Motor Show – now open to the public – in the Swiss city. As well being a showcase event for car makers to herald their new releases, the prestige motoring event is also used as an enormous press conference by company execs, to announce all(…)

Ford unveils spare wheel ‘hover board’ 0

Ford has brought ‘Back to the Future’ a little closer to reality by introducing a Marty McFly style hover board that will ferry commuters the last few hundred feet from their parked cars to the office. The American car maker boasts that the Carr-E fits snugly into the space reserved for a vehicle’s spare wheel(…)

Ford looking to expand SUV range, streamline profits 0

Following a return to profit in Europe for the first time in four years, they can certainly af-Ford to expand. Announcing plans of a new profit-driven strategy for their European models, Ford will streamline their core range, up their status in the competitive high profit vehicle sectors and plan to launch more SUVs. In their(…)

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 first to test driverless cars in fake city 1

The future is here. Ford has beaten other carmakers and tech companies to be the first to test out their autonomous technology on the streets of a fake city. Video from Ford Media’s YouTube account. The purposefully built city, called Mcity, is spread over 130,000 square meters. Designed by the University of Michigan and the(…)

The Ford Edge set for 2016 UK launch 0

Whilst America already roams the streets in the Ford Edge, the UK is having to wait a little longer. Part of the company’s One Ford program, in which vehicles are made for worldwide markets instead of region-specific, the new Ford Edge has already found best-selling status in the US. When the Edge arrives in the UK,(…)

1,500 pre-orders of new Ford Focus RS before a single test drive 0

The next-gen Ford Focus RS is already proving a hit and production hasn’t even started. 1,500 UK buyers have already put down deposits for the car despite never driving one, and a third of those were before the price and specifications were even announced. The entry price was revealed in September to begin at £28,940(…)

The Ford Classic in India 0

The Ford Classic is central to the company’s plans in India. It is their latest model, in a rebranding exercise that has seen the Fiesta badge dumped on what is a sedan model. The Classic certainly looks as if it will make a huge impact on the Indian car market with a great deal of(…)