Belting out favourite tunes at the wheel is good for the soul

Making your commute fly by with a no holds barred sing-along to your favourite songs could be a key part of your urban survival guide. Experts agree that there are a range of health benefits to staging impromptu karaoke sessions at the wheel – ones we only feel truly comfortable giving when there is no […]

Mustang is the best-selling sports car on the planet!

Think Ford Mustang, and maybe you get a mental image of the iconic sports car cruising on America’s beautiful Pacific Coast Highway – or burbling through the busy streets of New York. It’s a car that’s traditionally as American as country music and Stetson hats, but you could now be just as likely to spot […]

Finish uni in September 2017?

Ford is running an Electrified Vehicle Graduate and Internship Campaign, and we’re looking for people like you! Our placements provide invaluable experience and insight into working for a global organisation. If you think you have what it takes, apply on our website here. You’ll be working with engineers from all over the world, and help […]

What’s super strong, fast growing, and potentially going to be part of cars? Bamboo!

You’ve probably sat on it, built with it, and maybe even eaten it, but did you know that cars could be next to benefit from bamboo – one of the world’s strongest natural materials? While investment in research has led to breakthroughs in new materials like super strong carbon fibre and lightweight aluminium, nature’s wonder material […]

Brexit, Brains and ‘Grannyhair’ – We’re All Going Grey

Forget old and boring – those in the know are going grey. Celebrities including Rihanna and Cara Delevingne are dyeing their locks grey, #GrannyHair has more than 250,000 posts on Instagram, and 63-year-old grey-haired model Lyn Slater earlier this year followed in the footsteps of Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer and Naomi Campbell to sign with […]

The car cot that means more sleep for mum, dad and baby

For many new parents, there is only one guaranteed solution to putting their baby down at the end of the day – a night-time drive that soothes, calms and eventually helps little one nod off.   But that still means a disrupted night for mum or dad, who research shows can typically expect little more […]

‘I’M 97 AND I DRIVE A V8 MUSTANG!’

Lennart Ribring is proof personified that you’re never too old to have fun – he’s just bought a race-red V8 Mustang at the tender age of 97   When Lennart was born way back in 1919, the First World War had only recently ended, prohibition had just been ratified by three quarters of the states […]

Imagine creating your own weather

How would you like to be able to choose the weather any day of the year? That is exactly what Ford’s new ‘Weather Factory’ will enable engineers in Merkenich to do   Currently under construction, this new state of the art Environmental Test Centre (ETC) can recreate altitudes higher than the tallest peak in the […]

More Van Appeal

The Transit Custom Colour Edition van offers four colour schemes that feature contrasting roof, mirror caps, skid plate and side stripes, along with unique black 17inch alloy wheels. The Transit Custom Sport series van with its signature twin bonnet stripes is also now available in a much wider choice of bodystyles:van and double-cab-in-van models in […]

Build your own LEGO Ford GT

The iconic Ford GT40 and new Ford GT that won Le Mans 24 Hours in 1966 and 2016 are being brought to life in LEGO® bricks. The new LEGO Speed Champions set will include both cars as well as racing driver minifigures, a chequered flag and even a trophy to make it easy to recreate […]

Scottish honours for RS and Mustang

Ford’s award-winning Focus RS and Mustang have just been voted Best Hot Hatch and Drop Top at the 2016 Scottish Car of the Year by the Association of Scottish Motoring Writers. Ford Britain’s district manager for Scotland, said: “Ford’s excellent new performance range has the power and capability to make the most of this region’s […]

Car sickness research to put brakes on family road trip curse?

Guaranteed to strike fear into any parent, the phrase “I feel sick!” will be dreaded and chorused in cars across the U.K. next week when an estimated 16 million people hit the road for the great Easter getaway.   Stop-start traffic and winding roads worsen a condition that afflicts two-thirds of us at some point, […]