Scared of the Dark? You’re Not Alone

It’s not just children who are afraid of the dark. Whether preferring to sleep with a light on – or worrying about driving at night – grown-ups get scared too.   Some experts believe fear of the dark, or nyctophobia, can be traced back to our cave-dwelling ancestors, who were more at risk of being […]

We’re revved up for Geneva

Each year, tens of thousands of car fans head to Switzerland for the Geneva Motor Show – among the biggest car shows in the world.   And this year they are in for a performance car-themed treat from Ford, as we show our next generation Fiesta ST hot hatchback for the first time, alongside our […]

3D printing makes it big

From prosthetic limbs to reconstructed dinosaur skeletons, 3D printing can offer a flexible, more efficient and affordable means of production. Now, we’re exploring how large car parts, like spoilers, could be printed for prototyping and future production vehicles – using a 3D printer as big as a room. We will be the first automaker to […]

The Ladder Of Opportunity at Ford: from Apprentice to Chairman

  This year’s National Apprenticeship Week theme is the ‘Ladder of Opportunity’, so we got together with some of our own apprentices, past and present, to tell us what their apprenticeship means to them, and the opportunities it provides at Ford. Some Ford Directors and Managers also started their journey as a Ford Apprentice themselves. […]

Wi-Fi hotspots for cars so you can stream on the road

“Are we nearly there yet?” could become “Are we there already?” as parents will soon be able to keep kids amused by letting them stream and download movies, games and music on the road.   We have partnered with Vodafone to bring 4G LTE connectivity to vehicles in Europe via the new FordPass Connect built-in […]

The future of delivery – drones and self-driving vans?

For more than half a century, vans have played a key role in deliveries. Drones are a modern phenomenon. But could they together work hand in hand to improve mobility in urban areas?   This is one possibility for our vision of the “City of Tomorrow” that is being demonstrated via virtual reality at Mobile […]

New video puts pedal to the metal in next-gen Fiesta ST

Check out our action-packed new video that shows a rally-driving ace at the wheel of our brand new Fiesta ST hot hatchback chased by a fearless BMX stunt sensation – inside the factory where the car is built.   Shot under controlled conditions at our Fiesta plant in Cologne, Germany, the stunt-filled film tests the […]