Belting out favourite tunes at the wheel is good for the soul

Making your commute fly by with a no holds barred sing-along to your favourite songs could be a key part of your urban survival guide. Experts agree that there are a range of health benefits to staging impromptu karaoke sessions at the wheel – ones we only feel truly comfortable giving when there is no […]

Mustang is the best-selling sports car on the planet!

Think Ford Mustang, and maybe you get a mental image of the iconic sports car cruising on America’s beautiful Pacific Coast Highway – or burbling through the busy streets of New York. It’s a car that’s traditionally as American as country music and Stetson hats, but you could now be just as likely to spot […]

What’s super strong, fast growing, and potentially going to be part of cars? Bamboo!

You’ve probably sat on it, built with it, and maybe even eaten it, but did you know that cars could be next to benefit from bamboo – one of the world’s strongest natural materials? While investment in research has led to breakthroughs in new materials like super strong carbon fibre and lightweight aluminium, nature’s wonder material […]

Brexit, Brains and ‘Grannyhair’ – We’re All Going Grey

Forget old and boring – those in the know are going grey. Celebrities including Rihanna and Cara Delevingne are dyeing their locks grey, #GrannyHair has more than 250,000 posts on Instagram, and 63-year-old grey-haired model Lyn Slater earlier this year followed in the footsteps of Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer and Naomi Campbell to sign with […]

Imagine creating your own weather

How would you like to be able to choose the weather any day of the year? That is exactly what Ford’s new ‘Weather Factory’ will enable engineers in Merkenich to do   Currently under construction, this new state of the art Environmental Test Centre (ETC) can recreate altitudes higher than the tallest peak in the […]

Scottish honours for RS and Mustang

Ford’s award-winning Focus RS and Mustang have just been voted Best Hot Hatch and Drop Top at the 2016 Scottish Car of the Year by the Association of Scottish Motoring Writers. Ford Britain’s district manager for Scotland, said: “Ford’s excellent new performance range has the power and capability to make the most of this region’s […]

Self-driving car leaders

A new independent report says that we are ahead of the game when it comes to developing automated driving systems.   The Navigant Research Leaderboard Report: Automated Driving examined 18 companies developing such systems, and rated them on criteria including vision, strategy and staying power.   “This is an important report because Navigant takes a […]