Ford News

Fans flock to Silverstone for Ford Fair event 0

August saw fans of Ford flock to Silverstone to pay homage at the annual Ford Fair event. Now into its 32nd year, the festival celebrates all things Ford and 2017’s edition saw over 18,000 Blue Oval enthusiasts visit the circuit. On display were a wide range of Ford of all shapes, sizes and colours; contemporary,(…)

Classic Fords better investments than Ferraris 0

Figures released by Classic Car Auction Results, which compares the results from car auctions held the world over, show that over the past couple of years, classic 1970’s-era Fords were selling for prices around 3.4 times their worth in the mid 1990’s. Ferraris from the same period however, were only going for around 3.2 times(…)

Ford shifts Focus production to China 0

In a radical change of plans, Ford has decided to shift production of its Focus small car from the proposed site in Mexico, to an alternative plant in China. The company still intends to move production out of the US entirely, but the planned switch south of the Mexican border has now been abandoned. The(…)

Ford parks ‘mobility’ hub in East London 0

Ford’s intentions to move closer towards being a tech company shows no signs of slowing as the company announce plans to launch an “innovation hub” in East London. The launch of its Smart Mobility Innovation Office at Here East, the digital campus at the Olympic Park in Stratford, is part of Ford’s plans to become(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Winter is over – Time to spring clean your Ford! 0

Giving your Ford the spring clean it deserves takes more than a bucket of soapy water and a sponge. So, how can you go the extra miles and have your car looking like it’s just rolled out of the showroom? Here are a few tips: Don’t clean in extreme heat or direct sunlight. In fairness,(…)