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Original Ford GT40 Roadster put on sale 0

If you’ve got a spare £5 million burning a hole in your pocket, you could do a lot worse than spend it on this original Ford GT40 Roadster, that’s been put up for sale recently in the States. Only six of the model were built and this edition is particularly special as it’s the only(…)

New Ford Mustang comes with a ‘mute’ button 0

Neighbours of anyone lucky enough to have purchased the updated Mustang are likely to be sighing collective sighs of relief; it’s been revealed the new version of the muscle-car comes with a ‘mute’ button. The ‘Quite Mode’ facility reduces the noise made by the car’s exhaust, which to those unfamiliar with the Mustang when it(…)

Sierra RS500 named ‘Ultimate Cosworth’ by fans 0

The Sierra RS500 has been crowned the ‘Ultimate Cosworth’ by the marque’s fans, finishing just ahead of the Escort RS. The 80’s supercar was launched 30 years ago and initially its roots were initially as a fleet vehicle, a sales rep’s favourite the country over. A little tweaking and it was morphed into something that(…)

Ford shifts Focus production to China 0

In a radical change of plans, Ford has decided to shift production of its Focus small car from the proposed site in Mexico, to an alternative plant in China. The company still intends to move production out of the US entirely, but the planned switch south of the Mexican border has now been abandoned. The(…)

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(…)

Ford to replace CEO Mark Fields? 0

Reports are suggesting that Ford is set to replace current CEO, Mark Fields, following a major reshuffle at the car manufacturer. In an article published by the New York Times, his expected departure comes as the company attempts to recover following a period of weak sales, falling profits and an almost 40% decline in share(…)

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 Focus RS driver drifts his way into a ditch 0

Ford’s new drift mode on the Focus RS has been widely praised despite accusations being levelled that it’s nothing more than a gimmick. One thing to become apparent quickly is, having drift mode doesn’t automatically make you a certified rally driver. Drifting the new hot hatch still requires a certain amount of skill, something the(…)

Ford recall 52,000 F-250 pick-up trucks over parking fault 0

Ford has been forced to recall 52,000 of its F-250 pick-up trucks, after a fault was discovered that can cause the vehicles to roll when the automatic transmission lever is in the park position. The company has released a statement, advising drivers of the 2017 edition vehicles sold in North America, to engage the handbrake(…)

Ford partners with Starbucks so drivers can order coffee on the go 0

Ford drivers who like their coffee will soon be able to place their Starbucks orders on the move after the two companies announced a partnership. Using the car manufacturer’s SYNC3 voice-activated technology which has Amazon’s voice service built into it, the command “Alexa, ask Starbucks to start my order”, will allow drivers to place their(…)