Ford

A New Face for A New Market? 0

Ford has shown us what the future of their SUV is like, and it looks like a very recognisable. The 2017 Ford Kuga is a European face-lifted version of the American Ford Escape. The Kuga has been present on the roads of the UK since 2008 and we are soon going to see it in(…)

Ford recall over 50,000 transit wagons in seatbelt glitch 0

Buckle up, it’s going to be a bumpy ride – oh wait, you can’t buckle up. And therein lies the problem. Ford are recalling 48,990 models of the 2015-16 Transit van built between February 13th 2014, and January 13th after it has been found that a heavy object has the potential to damage the rear(…)

Ford sales in Europe grow 17 percent 0

Af-ford-able Ford’s bring in the riches. Ford Motor Co. revealed their new vehicle sales figures in Europe had leapt 17% in February this year, defying statistics and overtaking the auto industry’s growth across Europe. Across all 50 European markets, Ford sold a reported 104,500 vehicles during the month. Ford’s own sales growth far exceeded industry(…)

Ford patent movie screen windshield for autonomous cars 0

“Eyes on the road!” is a phrase that Ford hope to make redundant in a few years. In news that is both pioneering and perplexing in equal measure, a patent has been filed in the United States by Ford for a new software/design concept that would see autonomous cars fitted with screens on the windshield(…)

Ford trucks investigated for brake failure 0

We would say that’s certainly put the brakes on Ford’s momentum, but it’s the brakes that have stopped working. The federal government in the United States is currently investigating brake failures on Ford’s F-150 pickup trucks – one of their best selling models in the country – manufactured between 2013 and 2014. The National Highway(…)

Ford prepares on-demand transit shuttles in Kansas 0

Toto, I do think we’re in Kansas – the yellow brick road just got a whole lot easier to get to, thanks to Ford’s transit app. Ford, in collaboration with Bridj – a pop-up bus company – and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) are preparing to launch a pilot program involving a fleet(…)

Ford to test autonomous tech on Cali roads & Google partnership 0

California is fast becoming the driverless state, with Ford receiving a permit to test their autonomous technology there. The state’s DMV has given permission for a Ford Fusion to begin real-world, real-road driverless testing in 2016. Ford has already tested its driverless tech on Michigan public roads and in the University of Michigan’s Mcity facility.(…)

Ford’s educating new drivers with ‘Drugged Driving Suit’ 0

Ever wondered what driving high feels like but you’re not stupid enough to actually try it? Well, Ford has does the hard work for you. Teaming up with scientists from the Meyer-Hentschel Institute in Germany, Ford has developed a ‘suit’ that simulates being under the influence of illegal drugs. The ‘Drugged Driving Suit’ as it’s(…)

The Ford Mustang is finally in the UK 0

Ford has finally brought the Mustang to the UK… and it doesn’t disappoint. With the steering wheel in the right place and a price that won’t break the bank, drivers in the UK can revel in all the new Ford Mustang’s glory. The new Mustang comes available in two body styles: the Fastback and the(…)

The U.S. is driving Ford’s sales 13% increase 0

Ford is driving forward in the U.S. sales ratings. The Ford Motor Company is celebrating this month, after releasing official sales numbers for October that show a 13% increase on last year. The company say it was the best October they’ve had in eleven years and they saw increases across their vast range, in particular(…)