Ford

Introducing the new Ford EcoSport 0

The new, facelifted Ford EcoSport is set to be released at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. This will mark the second reworking of the car; a first facelift took place in 2015 but the forthcoming version is said to be much more intensive than before. Sporting revised styling (borrowing heavily from the larger Kuga/Escape(…)

Ford self driving cars to start delivery pizza 0

Domino customers in Michigan could be getting a surprise when they order pizza from September onwards. The popular fast food chain has teamed up with Ford to trial delivery via a fleet of self-driving cars. This isn’t the first time a new method of delivery has been trialled. In New Zealand, Dominos has trialled delivering(…)

Ford latest manufacturer to introduce scrappage scheme 0

Ford has joined the sizable roster of carmakers offering scrappage incentives to its customers, for trading their diesel or petrol cars for a cleaner, electric alternative. Ford’s version of the scheme differs from other manufacturers by also accepting petrol cars. All of the part exchanged vehicles will be scrapped, making an immediate difference to air(…)

Is Ford going to ditch the steering wheel? 0

Ford’s self-driving car plans have moved a step nearer to fruition after it secured a patent for a vehicle with a detachable steering wheel and foot pedals. The new design would see the steering wheel removed, the (former) driver’s airbag moving to a compartment located in its place. Ford have said that the steering wheel(…)

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(…)