Celebrating International Women’s Day

In Russia, it is a day on which men are expected to buy flowers for wives, girlfriends, mothers, daughters, and grandmothers. And in many countries March 8 is a national holiday. This is the day when people around the world mark International Women’s Day, a day that is dedicated to celebrating the achievements of women, […]

Q&A with Barb Samardzich

Ford of Europe’s chief operating officer Barb Samardzich is responsible for manufacturing, quality, product development, purchasing, sustainability, environment and safety engineering operations.We caught up with Barb at global tech fair Mobile World Congress. Hi, Barb. Welcome to Mobile World Congress. Thanks. It’s my first time. It’s incredible to see all the technology, innovations and ideas […]

The Legend of GT

Have you fallen in love with the new Ford GT yet? We are showing our new supercar for the first time in Europe at the Geneva Motor Show, and thought you should get better acquainted. Buckle up though; the GT comes with quite a story. Back in the 1960s Ford was looking to buy Ferrari […]

Keepy appy – football scores on the move

Here’s a thought. Of the 1,000-plus goals scored in the Barclays Premier League each season, how many do you miss through being in the car? Careful planning – or luck – sometimes means you catch a game on the radio. But what if family or friends want to listen to something else? Help is at […]

LIVE BLOG: Ford at Mobile World Congress ’15

Hello, and welcome to Day 1 at Mobile World Congress 2015! We’ll be bringing you the brightest and best throughout the week, for up-to-the minute information follow the along live at #FordMWC Scroll down for the latest updates. Getting ready to kick off the press conference on Smart Mobility. Stay tuned for some big news.   0930 […]

Pedal power

Ever since Bradley Wiggins became the first British cyclist to win the Tour de France in 2012 we have been a nation of cyclists. But for many the idea of cycling to work seems a little too much like hard work, turning up at the office with a change of clothes, and feeling like you […]

Changing the way the world moves

Last time you were late for work – what was the reason? According to a recent survey, traffic is the most common cause, ahead of bad weather and public transport delays. * Beyond the daily commute, increased journey times also affect how long it takes food to get to the supermarket, or even how long […]

Geneva Fever

Switzerland conjures up images of chocolates, picture-book scenery, and cunningly useful penknives. But for a couple of weeks every year, it is also home to one of the world’s biggest motor shows, as car makers from around the globe converge on the lake-side city of Geneva. We’ll be there, with a few surprises in store. […]

Looking for a signal

Every year, the movers and shakers from the mobile industry gather in Barcelona, Spain, to showcase technology we can expect to be using month, or even years down the line. Held from March 2-5, Mobile World Congress is the industry’s largest exhibition, attracting more than 85,000 people, and 1,800 companies from around the world. So […]

Lightbulb moment

How do you shine a light on Ford design when you’re competing for attention at one of the world’s biggest design fairs? Maybe by building a light box the size of a house in a historic square? That’s precisely what we’re doing at the Salone Del Mobile furniture exhibition this year, in Milan, Italy. We’ve […]

20 Years of Cool Tech Innovations

What was the last technology that impressed you so much you had to tell someone about it? For drivers, maybe it was when cars started helping you to park – to the extent they could even find a space and provide the steering inputs? Or maybe it was when vehicles started displaying the speed limit […]

How to beat Usain Bolt

Champion modern pentathlete Matthias Sandten admits Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt would get the better of him on the track. But he claims he is the better all-rounder. “Can he swim, can he ride a horse, can he shoot a gun, can he win in fencing against me?” says Sandten. “The answer is no. I’m the […]