Ford to invest heavily on electric and hybrid vehicles 0

Ford has been recently investing even more money into the future of our roads, which are hybrid and electric cars. These specific types of cars have not been dominating our roads as some may have predicted. However they are slowly starting to take the worldwide car market by surprise. Ford announced yesterday that they would(…)

The mess in Europe affecting Ford’s profits 0

Ford is performing wonders in their home country of North America and is progressing well in the emerging markets of India and China. However their profits are expected to be heavily affected in a negative manner thanks to the Euro Zone crisis. The company made great losses in the second quarter, losing as much as(…)

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(…)

Ford’s advantage in China 0

Ford has gained a large market-share of the truck market over in China. Ford has joined company with Jianling Motors, owning 30 per cent of the company. That way Ford had an easier route into the Chinese market, with greater inside knowledge. That move has worked a treat as Jianling Motors are set to purchase(…)

Why Ford closed business in the Philippines 0

Ford confirmed last month that they will close a plant in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. The company have put reasoning behind the fact that the demand in the country is simply too small. The returns for shareholders were deemed unacceptable. The market demand was not justifying the amount of business that goes through the factory, with(…)

Ford set new personal records in China 0

Ford has recently reported record bests in terms of sales in China, the world’s largest automotive market. If you were to handpick a specific market where you would want your sales to increase, it would be China. It’s not only Ford who reported record sales in June within the country. Rivals General Motors also reported(…)

Ford recall 10,000 Escape SUV’s 0

Ford has announced that they are to recall more than 10,000 Escape SUV’s following safety fears. The problem stems from the carpet on the driver’s side. All recalls of vehicles began on July the 23rd.  Ford reported that there have been no incidents or accidents stemming from the carpet problem. The main issue is that(…)

Ford increases production at their Chennai plant 0

Ford has expanded their plant in Chennai, India to up the engine production figures to 340,000. That represents an increase of 36 per cent with 80,000 extra engines able to be developed. A total of $72 million was invested in the expansion. The facility has been revamped into a major engine production factory. In just(…)

Ford Focus MK II prices revealed in Australia 0

Ford Australia has released their pricing along with all specifications of the latest Focus MK II model which is set to hit showrooms on August 1st. Recently the Ford Focus MK II has seen a shift of production from Germany to Thailand. This has opened the door for greater advanced technology to be included within(…)

Ford doing better than expected with EcoBoost engines 0

Ford is over achieving and over hitting targets with their EcoBoost engines. Originally America’s second largest automotive company were hoping to sell approximately 1.5 million engines by the year 2013. It has been confirmed that Ford are now way on track to beating that figure and will sell in excess of 1.6 turbocharged EcoBoost engines.(…)