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Watch a Mustang drift for 20.7km

Known as the “Green Hell”, the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife, in Germany, is a must-drive destination for petrolheads around the world. Even for experienced drivers, it can be demanding.   So how about drifting the full 20.7-kilometre circuit?   That’s exactly what champion drifter Vaughn Gittin Jnr has done – behind the wheel of his 900hp […]

Clearing way for emergency vehicles could be a lifesaver

Together with Vodafone, we are testing technology that could alert drivers to an accident ahead moments after it has happened.   The system can also provide early warning that emergency vehicles are approaching – and which side of the road drivers should move towards to avoid being an obstruction.   The consequences of blocking emergency […]

New Transit is the business

We’re heading to Hanover in Germany this week to show off our latest Transit van. Our largest Transit, with a 2-tonne capacity, will be showing off its capacious size, efficient engine options and even a lower emission mild hybrid version. It has some welcome additions for drivers too, the big van now more car-like to […]

Focus is top of the class for space

Did you know the average school-child grows at a rate of 6 centimetres a year?   Kids can even shoot upwards a whopping 16 centimetres in one year… with spurts of up to half a centimetre in a single night.   That means that some students will be hopping into the family car to return […]

Meet the Canadian Ford Fanatic Who Bleeds Blue

Angelo Paletta is self-diagnosed with OCD… “obsessive car disorder”.   Crazy about our cars his whole life, he’s amassed a stunning collection of fast Fords including Mustangs and GT supercars in his special “car cathedral”, near Ontario, Canada.   And rather than keeping his prized possessions behind closed doors, Angelo is happy to share his […]

Orange (and blue) is the new black

Petrol-heads will recognise it as one of the most famous paint schemes in motorsport – the orange and blue of the legendary American Gulf Oil-sponsored Ford GT40 racing car.   The Le Mans 24 Hours-winning 1968 Ford GT40 that first sported this iconic paint job was one of just a few individual cars to achieve […]

Drone tech takes our safety inspections to new heights

Imagine if you could suddenly carry out an arduous – but essential – task around the home or at work in a fraction of the time it would normally take, thanks to one simple innovation. That’s the case for employees at our Dagenham Engine Plant in the UK, who are now using drones to inspect […]