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Gamers drive virtual Ford GT to set GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title

Five bleary-eyed gamers each completed a mammoth two day stint at the wheel of a virtual Ford GT race car in Forza Motorsport 6 to set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the “longest video marathon on a racing game”. Gamer Cara Scott, 25, from the U.K. was among five gamers from across Europe […]

Love the Ford GT? More on the way!

We are extending production of the Ford GT supercar to offer customers another chance to get their hands on the coveted supercar. Production was originally scheduled for two years but that has now been doubled to four years, with the next opportunity to apply in early 2018. “While we can’t build enough Ford GTs for […]

Targeting fully autonomous vehicle for ride sharing in 2021

We are announcing our intent to have a high-volume, fully autonomous vehicle in commercial operation in 2021 in a ride-hailing or ride-sharing service. To get there, we are investing in or collaborating with four startups to enhance our autonomous vehicle development, doubling our Silicon Valley team and more than doubling our Palo Alto campus. “The […]

White van fan

Most people convert their loft into a home office or spare bedroom, but not Peter Lee. His attic is home to the world’s largest Transit collection. Peter has collected more than 6,000 model vans since working to help build real-life Transits in Langley, Berks, in the 1960s. He lived in a van for a year […]

World’s best drone pilots take on Mustang, Focus RS – and a robot

What happens when you bring together one of the world’s most exciting new sports – and some of its most thrilling cars? The answer is our new video – “Dronekhana”. Two of the planet’s best drone pilots tackle a unique obstacle course that includes a drifting Focus RS, a smoking Mustang, and a robot. Pilots […]

Driving with Pride

We teamed up with The Gay UK and Gay Times magazines to support the Brighton Pride festival. Two of our Mustang convertibles – one with a special rainbow livery and one in vibrant Ruby Red – set off from London to the party in Brighton where they joined our rainbow-coloured Ranger, Focus RS and Edge […]

Could Inflatable “Blown Ups” keep young drivers safe?

If you’re aged 18-24 and have been distracted by your smartphone or even a good-looking pedestrian while driving, then you’re not alone. We asked young people across Europe about their driving habits and found 43 per cent have texted, 36 per cent have taken phone calls and 11 per cent have watched mobile videos at […]