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 […]

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Ford auf der IAA Nutzfahrzeuge Hannover Am 20. September öffnen (die Tore der IAA Nutzfahrzeuge in Hannover. Als einer der führenden Hersteller von leichten Nutzfahrzeugen präsentiert sich Ford mit einem Querschnitt seiner Modellfamilie – bestehend aus den vier Baureihen Courier, Connect, Custom und Transit. Einer der Schwerpunkte wird dabei die Konnektivität/Vernetzung im Nutzfahrzeugbereich sein. So […]

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 […]

It’s #Raptormania at Gamescom

Gamers expecting to see only virtual versions of their favourite cars at this year’s Gamescom exhibition are in for a surprise. We’ve become the first carmaker to launch a real vehicle at Europe’s largest video gaming event.   Our “bad-ass” new Ranger Raptor pick-up is a thoroughbred desert racer and extreme lifestyle off-roader, and makes […]

Tree frogs, feet and mermaids? Giant letters reveal your passions

You spoke, and we listened (or at least our giant Focus letters, powered by artificial intelligence, did). And now we know what you’re really into. In Italy, there’s a passion for mermaids, in Germany its tree frogs, in Spain its feet and here in the U.K. its Vikings – or at least it is for […]

10 million Mustangs and counting

We celebrated the production of our 10 millionth Mustang with a nod to the very first. Built 54 years apart, both cars were GT models in handsome Wimbledon White with big V8 engines, albeit with a slight difference in power – 460 horsepower for the new car compared to 164 for the 1964 model. America’s […]

Here’s how the Mustang might have looked

We’ve scoured the Ford archives to bring you some of the alternative design treatments for the iconic Ford Mustang of the ‘60s and ‘70s.

New Tech Could Help Prevent “Wrong Way Drivers”

Few mistakes have consequences as terrifying as turning on to a motorway in the wrong direction. To help prevent every driver’s worst nightmare, we have introduced Wrong Way Alert technology for the all-new Focus. Wrong-way crashes are likely to result in serious injuries and fatalities because the speeds of both cars are combined on impact. […]

Raising Our Game – Just Like Sports Stars Do

Technology typically used by the world’s top athletes to improve their performance, or to ensure their signature skills are accurately replicated in leading video games, is now being used on one of our assembly lines. Employees at our engine assembly plant in Spain are using a special suit equipped with advanced body tracking technology. The […]