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Vauxhall Astra is Europe’s Car of the Year 0

Astra-nomical victory for Vauxhall. 58 European automotive journalists bestowed the title of European Car of the Year to the newly built, British-made Vauxhall Astra. 2016’s car of the year was announced at the Palexpo Exhibition Centre in Geneva, on the eve of the annual Geneva Motor Show’s opening press day, and the Opel-Vauxhall Astra family(…)

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 will make you work for the new GT 0

Ford are channelling Shania Twain when it comes to selling their forthcoming supercar. So you have enough money in the bank to buy the car? That don’t impress them much. We have previously reported on the almost feverish levels of excitement around the launch of Ford’s newest supercar, and it is now been revealed that(…)

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(…)

Demand for Ford GT supercar reaches super heights 0

Getting behind the wheel of Ford’s new supercar is up to the wheel of fortune as demand skyrockets. The Ford GT Supercar is yet to be priced, but that isn’t stopping hopeful pre-orders flooding in. Disappointment is inevitable – a deeper life lesson for you all – as less than 28 of the cars are(…)

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’s educating new drivers with ‘Drugged Driving Suit’ 0

Ever wondered what driving high feels like but you’re not stupid enough to actually try it? Well, Ford has does the hard work for you. Teaming up with scientists from the Meyer-Hentschel Institute in Germany, Ford has developed a ‘suit’ that simulates being under the influence of illegal drugs. The ‘Drugged Driving Suit’ as it’s(…)