Borrowing Mum and Dad’s car – to speed, text and drink drive

Young drivers are taking risks behind the wheel of their parents’ cars – which many borrow without asking – including speeding, using mobile phones, and drink driving. These are the findings of a new survey we commissioned to highlight the need for dedicated driver training in Europe, * where car crashes are the leading cause […]

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 […]

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 […]

Now you see it, then you didn’t

Check out these photos that clearly show how much easier it is for today’s drivers to see at night – compared to previous generations – as a cyclist crosses the road just 12 metres ahead.   Almost invisible to the dim gas lamps of a 1908 Model T Ford, the man pushing his bicycle across […]

Downloaded your FordPass, yet?

Have you checked out the latest version of the new FordPass® app? Download it now in App stores. FordPass is bringing a whole new dimension to the services we provide that will empower you to rethink the way you move.  From finding a parking space to booking a service, FordPass is packed with features that […]

‘Hangover Suit’ demonstrates dangers of driving after a big night

Drink driving is now one of society’s biggest taboos – but hitting the road the morning after can be just as dangerous. And with many people drinking more than usual over the festive period at parties with colleagues, friends and families, it is a peak time for drivers to take a risk that could be […]

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 […]