Sit back and enjoy the view

Self-driving cars may still be a way down the road but a lot of people can already foresee the life-changing difference they will make to how we travel. Many felt time behind the wheel would be better spent catching up with nearest and dearest, gazing out the window, or having a nap. according to a […]

Designed to inspire tomorrow’s racing stars

It’s a gift 50 years in the making that could set your child on the path to becoming a racing legend. 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 […]

New Edge SUV gets top safety rating

When it comes to SUVs, Ford has the Edge, and a 5-star safety rating – the highest awarded by the independent crash test authority, Euro NCAP. The Edge SUV is packed with clever systems that can help drivers avoid accidents, like our tech that can steer you back into lane if you start to drift. […]

Police put hot hatch on trial

Combining supercar-rivalling performance with hatchback practicality – we wouldn’t be surprised if our Focus RS is a tempting proposition for the boys and girls in blue. Police forces nationwide, which already use around 1,500 of our vehicles, are trialling the award-winning hot hatch now. With a top speed of 165 miles per hour, and capable […]

Ford Challenges University Students to be Social Entrepreneurs and Help Communities

Ford has partnered with the charity Enactus UK to launch the Ford College Community Challenge (Ford C3) to encourage students to address some of the most challenging issues faced by society. A total of £15,000 of grant funding is available from the Ford Fund for student projects which focus on building sustainable communities, with teams […]

White Christmas at push of a button

From arctic frost to desert heat to rainforest humidity, our new “Weather Factory” will simulate a huge range of demanding conditions. When built later next year, the multi-million euro facility will be the first to simulate altitudes of 5,200 metres – higher than Mont Blanc, the tallest mountain in the Alps. It will also offer […]

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 […]