Ford

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(…)

Ford see profits fall dramatically in 2014 0

Ford’s profits fell dramatically in 2014 after a very unfortunate year littered with recalls and failings in South America. Troubles in Ford’s Venezuela sector Although $3.2 billion sounds like a lot, it represents a 56% drop in profits for Ford in relation to the whole year. The fourth quarter of the year saw the sharpest(…)

Ford makes $1.2 Billion in third quarter 0

Ford has announced that they have made $1.2 billion for the third quarter of the year. Although it sounds like a lot, the company will be disappointed with that figure. During the same period last year, the American car company made $2.6 billion. That represents a 54 percent drop in profits. Some of the factors(…)

More than 300 jobs to be created at Ford Dagenham 0

Ford has announced that they will create 318 new jobs at their Dagenham factory. The plans come after a £190 million investment for low carbon engines. Production at the Dagenham plant is increasing. The funding will be pushed towards more low carbon diesel engines are in demand for Ford cars and vans. £8.9 million of(…)

The 2015 Mustang to be released in America 0

The brand new Ford Mustang is on the verge of being released in America. The car offers more technology and power than ever before. There will be an emphasis on fuel efficiency in one of the models, a term not usually associated with the power of the Mustang. The engine choices will come from a(…)