Ford Technology

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(…)

Fewer cars in cities says Ford chief 0

The president of Ford Europe, Jim Farley, believes that cities should reduce the amount of cars that are on their streets – freeing up alternative forms of transport. In a recent interview, Farley said that carmakers cannot be “selfish” when seeking solutions to the overcrowded urban areas of the world’s major cities. “We must work(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Seven facts about the Ford Escort 0

Last week, we took a fond – and not so fond depending on which generation – look back at the iconic model that was a fixture on the UK’s roads for over thirty years. In total, there were 7 generations: the first two – undeniable classics, three and four – the dawn of the ‘boy(…)

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 reveal new technology aimed at easing parking stress 0

Ford has revealed plans for a whole new range of exciting new technologies to be fitted to its vehicles by 2018, amongst them a series of features aimed at making parallel parking easier. Parallel parking is one of the most frequently cited bugbears for motorists. A quarter of UK traffic accidents happen in car parks,(…)

Ford GT becomes fastest ever production car after clocking 216mph 0

Ford has released the full spec sheet for its GT supercar; in the top-speed section a hefty 216mph has been listed. This makes the GT, the fastest production vehicle ever to wear a Ford badge. Propelled by 647bhp at 6,250rpm and 550 pounds-feet of torque at 5,900rpm, the hugely anticipated supercar does not look like(…)