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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 recall over 50,000 transit wagons in seatbelt glitch 0

Buckle up, it’s going to be a bumpy ride – oh wait, you can’t buckle up. And therein lies the problem. Ford are recalling 48,990 models of the 2015-16 Transit van built between February 13th 2014, and January 13th after it has been found that a heavy object has the potential to damage the rear(…)

High-performance Ford models see a high performance of sales 0

Surge in European sales mean bosses can af-Ford a life of luxury. Whilst at the unveiling of their limited edition Fiesta ST200 – which we have previously reported on – at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, Ford bosses were not shy about singing their own praises after their decision to build and sell faster, more(…)

Ford create “world’s worst road” 0

Not a PR disaster and not an accident; though a seemingly strange thing to celebrate, Ford are proud to show off their ‘world’s worst’ creation. Ford created the pothole laden track of road that stretches for over a mile as part of a fifty mile stretch of test tracks in order to test their vehicles(…)

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 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,(…)

The U.S. is driving Ford’s sales 13% increase 0

Ford is driving forward in the U.S. sales ratings. The Ford Motor Company is celebrating this month, after releasing official sales numbers for October that show a 13% increase on last year. The company say it was the best October they’ve had in eleven years and they saw increases across their vast range, in particular(…)

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(…)

Ford to invest $1.8 billion to make its Chinese cars smarter 0

Ford Motor Company announced on Monday its plans to invest $1.8 billion into developing a new generation of smart cars for its Chinese market. The money will cover research into smartphone connectivity, autonomous driving, and other technologies over the next five years. The move comes as a result of the sales drop in China, thanks(…)