Ford GT model out of the blocks

If you can’t wait to see more of the forthcoming Ford GT there’s always the option taken by Alexander Pinheiro Paschoaletto – build your own. For the 18-year-old engineering student from Brazil, this painstakingly crafted model combines two of his great passions. “I’ve always been a fan of the legendary GT40 and its history at […]

What’s hiding in the Mustang’s glove box?

Airbags are credited with saving tens of thousands of lives since first being introduced more than 35 years ago. They also are a key consideration for the designers who incorporate them into the cars we drive. The Ford Mustang is the first vehicle equipped with a new kind of knee airbag that is integrated within […]

Ice cream van or police van? Pick a ride for 50 years of a national icon

Celebrating its 50th anniversary this month, the iconic Ford Transit van has been used as an ambulance, a police van, and even an ice cream van. And these are just three of the vehicles that you can take for a spin through some of Transit’s more surprising milestones – including being the wheels of choice […]

Thanks a million

When transport firm boss Radek Němec’s trusty Ford Transit covered 1 million kilometres (621,371 miles) he got in touch with us regarding one small but significant problem. The six-digit odometer – that records the distance covered – was no longer able to display the true distance travelled in kilometres, because it had run out of […]

Commuter games

Video games can be so absorbing that a few minutes play can easily turn into a few hours – and occasionally an all-nighter. But did you think they could ever actually save you time and help to keep us moving in the crowded cities of the future? That is exactly what we are aiming to […]

Some say he is driving a unique Focus RS

The Stig has experienced more cool cars than most – but never one quite like this. Top Gear’s enigmatic star helped unveil this unique Focus RS, ahead of Europe’s largest interactive games trade fair – Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. At the fair, Microsoft is launching for Europe the new Forza Motorsport 6 racing game for […]

Numbers up for Fiesta

Our ever-popular Ford Fiesta was the best-selling small car in Europe in 2012. And 2013. And 2014. So no prizes for guessing which has been the most popular so far this year. That’s right… the Fiesta is Europe’s favourite small car in the first half of 2015. We sold 173,999* up to the end of […]

One small step for Mustang…

Could the Apollo Edition Mustang be our highest achievement? Inspired by the NASA missions that put a man on the Moon 46 years ago, this one-off Mustang is based on the 5.0-litre V8 fastback model that’s now on sale in Europe. A glossy pure white and pure black colour scheme, LED underbody lighting, and carbon […]

Helping drivers see people, animals and junctions at night

Driving at night, particularly on unlit roads, can be a nerve-wracking experience. We are  developing two new lighting technologies that could make things easier. Developed at our Research and Innovation Centre in Aachen, Germany, our Camera-Based Advanced Front Lighting System can widen the beam at junctions and roundabouts. Building upon Adaptive Front Lighting System and […]

Do. This. Now. Multi-perspective Mustang hot lap!

Want to experience the Ford Mustang from multiple perspectives as it speeds around the legendary Silverstone race track? A new interactive video enables viewers to do just that. Shot at Silverstone with a fastback powered by a 5.0-litre V8 engine, the video allows you to rotate the vantage point from inside the car. Just like […]

Transit vans are still the business

50 years after it first hit the road, the iconic Transit van continues to make a significant and growing contribution to the economy, according to a new study. The Centre for Economics and Business Research report shows that van-dependent businesses contributed a total of €120 billion to U.K. in 2014 – up by 26 per […]

Mustang Comes to Europe: The Inside Story

An American icon – the Ford Mustang – is now on sale across Europe, for the first time in 50 years. Check out the behind-the-scenes story of this defining moment in automotive history. Episode 1: Destination France – “A very serious sports car” How do you make sure that the convertible version of the iconic […]