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Time to get race ready

It’s time to fill up the water bottle, don the cycling gloves and brace yourself for another adrenaline-fuelled season of cycling. Once again we’ll be rooting for the team in blue – Team Sky. Although, the 28 riders will have to go some to top last year’s achievements. Chris Froome won the Tour de France […]

Pothole warnings beamed to your car could save you hundreds of pounds

A pothole damage claim is received by local authorities every 17 minutes – with claims averaging £432.* And with this winter tipped to set records as being the worst ever, freezing temperatures, ice and snow will likely lead to more cracked and potholed roads. You could, however, be spared costly car repairs with our new […]

Waiters put love lives on line to serve up romance

1 in 4 waiters, acting as modern day cupids, carrying trays instead of bows, have helped customers pop the question. But they usually miss out on Valentine’s Day dates themselves – and just as many row with partners about work. Some even quit their jobs rather than miss spending the most romantic night of the […]

Ford announces $1 billion / five year investment in Argo AI

  Investing $1 billion during the next five years in Argo AI, combining Ford’s autonomous vehicle development expertise with Argo AI’s robotics experience and startup speed on artificial intelligence software – all to further advance autonomous vehicles. Founded by former Google and Uber leaders, Argo AI will include roboticists and engineers from inside and outside […]

Now you can fast-charge our Focus Electric

Our new Focus Electric car will travel up to 140 miles on a single charge and you can charge it from 0 per cent to 80 per cent full in just 30 minutes. It’s also got our SYNC 3 connectivity system that can help you find somewhere to recharge your own batteries simply by saying […]

Now you see it, then you didn’t

Check out these photos that clearly show how much easier it is for today’s drivers to see at night – compared to previous generations – as a cyclist crosses the road just 12 metres ahead.   Almost invisible to the dim gas lamps of a 1908 Model T Ford, the man pushing his bicycle across […]

London trials our new plug-in hybrid vans

We are launching a multi-million pound project designed to help improve air quality in London as part of a global electrified vehicle push.   The project, supported by Transport for London, features a 12-month trial of 20 new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) Transit Custom vans.   Commercial vehicles cover 8 million miles in London on a […]