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A history of the Ford Escort – from Mk1 to Mk7 (Mark 6) 0

Today is the penultimate chapter of our look back at the various generations of the Ford Escort. It’s fair to say, as the vehicle evolved, it didn’t necessarily improve. Marks I and II were fine vehicles, highly popular, trailblazers of their times, but by the time we got to Marks IV and V, things had(…)

A history of the Ford Escort – from Mk1 to Mk7 (Mark 5) 0

Our look back at the iconic series of hatchbacks continues as we travel back to 1990. A glorious summer, when England still had a national football team to be proud of, Vauxhall had released the Cavalier based Calibra, and East and West Germany reunified. On the downside, 1990 was also the year that the fifth(…)

A history of the Ford Escort – from Mk1 to Mk7 (Mark 4) 0

Our look back at the various incarnations of the Ford Escort continues today. Following on the coat tails of the controversial Mk III, forever regarded by some as the quintessential ‘boy racer’, the next offering in the Escort line wasn’t the most radical of departures from what came before… Mark IV (1986 – 1990) If(…)

A history of the Ford Escort – from Mk1 to Mk7 (Mark 3) 0

Our look back at the various guises of Ford’s much loved Escort continues with today’s fond recall of the third edition of the line-up. First hitting the roads as Margaret Thatcher took up residency at Number Ten; the Mk3 remained in production until 1986. Mark III (1980 – 1986) It’s fair to say the third(…)

Fiesta to move upmarket as Ford reveals budget Ka+ 0

The Ford Ka has officially been discontinued from the company’s model range and replaced with the slightly larger Ka+. With prices starting at £8,995, the Ka+ is modelled on a global platform, manufactured in India and already available to buy in South America. The Ka+ has been extensively redeveloped at Ford’s proving ground in Belgium(…)

A Testament To Change 0

Finally some good emissions news is starting to surface. We have been plagued with scandals and cheating from multiple companies all over the globe. For example, we have seen the likes of Volkswagen, Mitsubishi, Fiat and Opel all affected by attempting to cheat diesel emission laws. But finally, there is some good news surfacing in(…)

Ford Did Not Enjoy May 0

Ford really did not have a good May at all as the American automotive company faced a slump for the month. This slump comes after Ford has just seen record sales of their Mustang around the world, they have also invested in multiple companies and had a fairly good first financial quarter too. So what(…)

Will the Ford Edge Conquer the UK and Europe? 0

In case you already didn’t know, the SUV is one of the hottest automotive models that can be purchased right now. They offer the comfort and space which many other models just can’t. So when the market shifts, then so do the companies in order to benefit the most from it. We have recently seen(…)

Doesn’t Look Like the Ford Cortina Has Rusted Just Yet… 0

The second generation of the Ford Cortina is celebrating its fiftieth birthday this year. This for any vehicle is a remarkable amount of time let alone one that had been and still is so popular. The Ford Cortina was unveiled by Ford at the London Motor Show in 1966 and then, alongside the original, went(…)

Ford Have Apple and Google in Mind for Their Future Business Plans 0

Ford is one of the major car manufacturers and provides a variety of cars. From the Focus to the Transit Van and the i8 supercar, at every automotive level, Ford is there for its customers. So, with a record amount of sales last year, it can be argued that Fords current business model is working.(…)