Human ‘gremlins’ throw spanner in the works

Every day Xabier Garciandia secretly places wrong parts and faulty components on the assembly line at one of our car plants. But rather than working for unscrupulous rivals, Xabier is actually a key part to making sure new vehicles meet rigorous quality standards. It all came about after we introduced industry-first Vision System technology, which […]

The 97-Year-Old Man Who Climbed into a Mustang and Drove it Away

“My name is Lennart Ribring. I’m 97-years-old. I drive a 5.0-litre V8 Ford Mustang fastback and I’m really happy.” The Ford Model T was just 11-years old when Lennart, from Stockholm, in Sweden, was born. And he was among the first people in the country to buy an original Ford Mustang, in the 1960s – […]

Hate parking? You’ll love this!

Nerve-wracking, potentially hazardous and a significant contributor to repair bills for low-speed bumps and scrapes – parking is a pet-hate for drivers everywhere. Here, in the U.K., a quarter of accidents occur in car parks.1 Almost half of drivers say they would rather travel further from their destination than attempt to parallel park.2 We are […]

Step on it! Smart device goes where cars can’t

A new personal transport device designed to fit into a car boot where the spare wheel usually goes, is among finalists in our search for new ways of getting about. The Carr-E – developed by systems engineer Kilian Vas – can transport people or objects up to 120 kg, has a range of 14 miles […]

Tiny driver meets her match

What happens when a petite and very nervous driver gets behind the wheel of our biggest car? Screaming, swearing and startled noises – if this new video is anything to go by. Our new Edge SUV is a whopper – but it is also crammed with technologies that make it super easy to drive. Step […]

Has the boy racer finally grown up?

Hot hatches – sporty small cars with a powerful engines – were once the preserve of “petrol head” car fans, but are fast becoming a mainstream choice for car-buyers who are a far cry from the stereotypical “boy racer”. New research shows the average hot hatch buyer is now in their forties, compared to 2010 […]

Can I give you a ring?

From getting a granny to a dance battle to helping a lovestruck driver to pop the question, the latest version of our connectivity system offers some unusual ways to help people on the move. Check out these videos that show the lighter side of SYNC 3 now to find out how. SYNC 3 with 8-inch […]

Mustang smashes fuel-efficiency record

We entered our powerful Ford Mustang with a 5.0-litre V8 petrol engine into a fuel-efficiency competition… and we won! In fact, the Mustang smashed the UK MPG Marathon record for the biggest improvement over the car’s official fuel-efficiency figures – beating them by a whopping 75 per cent. The Mustang’s drivers, Andrew Marriott and Andy […]

End of the road for red lights?

Imagine if you could drive the kids to school or commute to work without ever hitting a single red traffic light. Technology that could advise of the best speeds to drive at in order to hit every green light is currently being trialled with our cars, making “riding the green wave” a day-to-day reality. Two […]

Which decade do you belong in?

Are you a 70s groover? Were you acceptable in the 80s? Did you think the 90s were ‘da bomb’? Or are you “like, OMG” for the 21st century? To celebrate 40 years of our Ford Fiesta, the small car that’s spanned five different decades, we’ve created a quiz that lets you find out which decade — […]

We let the dogs out

Dad won’t ask for directions? Kids keep asking “Are we there yet?” Mum tries to keep the peace? Sounds like a good old-fashioned family road trip. Only this road trip features a family of Golden Retrievers hitting the road together for one of a series of five video clips that offers a dog’s eye view […]

Top actor Mads stars in our new film

  We have released a dramatic new short film for the new Ford Edge SUV – featuring film star Mads Mikkelsen, who appears in new movie Doctor Strange and the forthcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Le Fantôme shows Mikkelsen in pursuit of a couple starting a new life under witness protection – but […]