Ford to force plant closures in Australia 0

Ford is set to close plants across Australia for one week it has been confirmed. The decision comes after administrators were appointed at CMI Industrial, a parts manufacturer in Australia. Sinead Phipps, Ford’s spokeswoman in Australia said that on Thursday the 26th April, car production would come to a halt. She said that business will(…)

Ford profits not as rosy as they may appear 1

Ford’s first quarter profits were an outstanding achievement but they will be dampened by the fact that they have made tremendous losses outside of the United States. The grass is greener on the other side One major factor in Ford’s recent rise to prominence is the fact that they have dedicated themselves to pushing out(…)

Ford earns improved Fitch rating 0

The financial aspect of Ford took a positive step today. Fitch ratings have upgraded the company to investment grade. This will allow Ford’s repayment costs down to a minimum.  The upgrade was down to Ford’s improvement since their near bankruptcy back in 2006. Ford’s One Plan Ford’s “One Ford” plan has brought around a lower(…)

The Ford EcoSport at the Beijing Motor Show 0

The Ford EcoSport was unveiled at this year’s Beijing Motor Show. This time it wasn’t the concept, it was the full production version. The compact sports utility vehicle may hit UK showrooms as soon as next year. The difference between the concept vehicles The Ford EcoSport is based on the Ford Fiesta, representing just how(…)

Ford “weighing down their options” 0

Ford wants to lower the weight of their cars and trucks by around 113 KG to 340 KG by the year 2020. Fuel prices Ford are aiming to make their vehicles more energy efficient, with a lighter car meaning a more economical and fuel efficient car. Fuel prices are showing no sign of decreasing anytime(…)

A new Ford Dealership costing £5 million 0

Benfield, who the largest motor group currently in the North East have invested £5 million in their new planned Ford Dealership which was acquired on Riverside Road, Sunderland. The company currently have five dealerships in the Yorkshire region. The company are hoping to bring in 45 new members of staff to work inside their new(…)

Will the 2015 Ford Focus RS be developed? 0

The Ford Focus RS has not been approved for production. That is what we heard in reports the last time the Ford Focus RS was discussed.In further developments today we have heard that the project was sanctioned but its development has been delayed! Ford focusing on other cars The reasons behind this are said to(…)

The new Ford Fiesta introduced in India 0

Ford has launched the brand new Fiesta in the country.  The car was showcased at the Delhi showroom. The 1.5 litre Ti-VCT diesel will cost approximately £9,100 with the Duratorq TDCi 1.5 litre costing £10,000. The Ambiente version contains some wonderful features that are sure to attract some motorists to pay that little bit extra(…)

The new American 2013 Ford Taurus 0

The Ford 2013 Ford Taurus is set to hit the American car market and is expected to be better than ever. Benefits of the EcoBoost 2.0 litre To start with the car is a lot more fuel efficient. The vehicle will achieve 31 MPG on the motorway thanks to the newly installed 2.0 litre EcoBoost(…)

The Ford Focus Electric is more economical than the Nissan Leaf 0

Reports from America state that the Ford Focus Electric has been proven to be a more economical car than the Nissan Leaf. Environmental Protection Agency statistics The statistics derive from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). They claimed that the Ford Focus Electric can achieve 110 MPGE in the city and 99 MPGE on(…)