The secret to fun on the beach? A jetpack!

Watch Flyboard creator Franky Zapata demonstrate how much better a trip to the seaside can be when you remember to pack your jetpack. Franky likes to perform his amazing stunts after rocking up at the coast in our Ranger Wildtrak pickup – perfect for getting to hard-to-reach places, and to shift a hefty bit of […]

How we are changing

We are becoming an auto and a mobility company. But what does that mean? CEO Mark Fields spelt it out at Mobile World Congress. Speaking at the world’s leading mobile event in Barcelona, Fields showcased the new Kuga SUV and SYNC 3 communications and entertainment system – and talked through the latest developments in Ford […]

Where do you launch a smartphone-friendly SUV?

At Mobile World Congress of course! It’s the car that kick-started our SUV revolution in Europe and now there’s a new version – meet the new Kuga   The big news is that it’s one of the models that will be available with SYNC 3 – our new communications and entertainment system that can even […]

LIVE BLOG: Mobile World Congress ’16

We’re back for our fifth year at Mobile World Congress. This week we will bring our latest technology and Ford Smart Mobility news on this live blog from Mobile World Congress, Barcelona. For up-to-the-minute information follow #FordMWC Scroll down for latest updates. See the stand get its final polishing touches as we get ready to launch day […]

Need a coffee? Tell your car.

Drivers will soon be able to find a local café simply by saying to their car: “I need a coffee”.   This is one of the features of our new SYNC 3 communications and entertainment system, which can also search for local petrol stations and parking spaces when the driver says: “I need petrol,” and […]

Bumpy Commute? Try Our Road to Hell!

Potholes are responsible for more and more breakdowns – with resulting damage putting a serious dent in drivers’ wallets. Here’s how one unique bone-shaking test track could help. All Ford vehicles for Europe are tested at the extensive Lommel Proving Ground, in Belgium, which features more than 100 extreme surfaces replicated from 25 countries. One […]

Don’t panic! Dad’s Army van returns to active service

When the filmmakers behind the new Dad’s Army movie wanted to get Corporal Jones’ Ford van back on the road, we were on hand to help. The 1935 Ford BB truck was among the first commercial vehicles produced at our Dagenham site – before becoming one of the stars of the much-loved TV show of […]

The rocky road to romance

Love was definitely in the air this weekend with Valentine’s Day,, so we asked our favourite illustrator Mr Bingo to pen some romantic road-going ramblings. If you missed any of our notes, here’s another chance to glance in the rear view mirror of love – and really get your heart motoring. Always and forever I […]

Smartphone app changes how cars are made

More than 100 years after Henry Ford started the first moving assembly line we are bringing his pioneering invention into the smartphone age with a wearable device and app. The new app simplifies the car-making process at our plant in Valencia, Spain, and enables production line workers to make faster, more accurate quality checks on […]

Selfie-respect – Team Sky stars check out the Focus RS

Some of the fastest people on two wheels experienced one of the fastest things on four wheels as we treated our friends from Team Sky to a few hot laps in the Focus RS hot hatch. Fresh from success at the Vuelta a Valencia race in Spain, the team dropped into visit our nearby manufacturing […]

We’re up four Le Mans!

Fifty years after our legendary one-two-three finish at the 1966 Le Mans 24 hour race we can reveal that FOUR Ford GT racing cars will compete at the iconic event this year. Race organisers the Automobile Club de l’Ouest confirmed the four Ford GTs will wear numbers 66, 67, 68 and 69 – a nod […]

You made us number 1 again

More people in the UK bought one of our cars or vans last year than anyone else’s, according to the latest industry data. That means we’ve now been the most popular brand for car buyers here since 1977 – the year when Red Rum won the Grand National for a third time, and the number […]