Is our new Focus the cleverest family car ever?

When we say our all-new Ford Focus is “all new”, we really mean it.   We designed the Focus from scratch to make it look sportier while also having more room inside for people and luggage. We also packed it with more clever new tech than any other mid-size family car, to help drivers be […]

Don’t ignore the elephant in the room

It could be any van journey; a driver wants to know if his mate is still on for Friday night. But something’s wrong, the response is muted. Oh, and nestled between the pair, is a full-sized elephant.   The elephant in the room, on more accurately, in one of our Transit vans, is mental illness […]

“It’s not what happens in life, it’s how we make the best of it”

Climbing the Kebenekaise Mountain in his native Sweden, cycling to Paris, swimming through the Baltic Sea to the island of Åland, skiing to the South Pole and reaching the peak of Kilimanjaro; all feats that would test any adventurer.   Aron Anderson has done all of these things and more, despite being left in a […]

Car park stress? New tech could find you a space

The stress of searching for elusive empty bays in busy car parks may one day be a thing of the past, thanks to new technology being tested on the streets – and in the car parks of Milton Keynes.   Drivers can spend, on average, more than a day each year looking for vacant spots, […]

Brainy kids keep dad’s windscreen clean – with reused rainwater

We have been testing how filtered rainwater could be used to keep windscreens clean – an idea that pre-teen siblings Daniel and Lara Krohn stumbled upon during a family road trip.   When the heavens opened, their dad Gerd, who was driving, tried to clear away the smears, but the reservoir was empty – and […]

Tech for top athletes makes driving Mustang more fun

It’s what helps athletes with disabilities stay stable as they snowboard and ski. And now it is being used in our new Mustang for a better driving experience. For amputees who have lost a leg above the knee, Magnetorheological fluid (MRF) enhances artificial knee joints so they better absorb impacts – and enables them to […]

Supercar tech secrets of our latest hot hatch

We’ve released more details about the tech that makes our new Fiesta ST hot hatch even more fun to drive.   Sharper changes in direction are aided by new springs we developed from scratch, and the Fiesta ST sprints out of corners faster than ever, thanks to a clever limited-slip differential that sends the engine’s […]