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 […]

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 […]

Welcome to ‘City of Tomorrow’

Every year, more than 100,000 people from 200+ countries descend on Barcelona to witness the latest trends in the mobile industry.   Mobile World Congress is the world’s biggest mobile event, and this year we’re presenting our vision for the “City of Tomorrow” and revealing new connectivity technology.   Ken Washington, our vice president, Research […]

Your car could become virtual personal assistant

We are now used to cars that understand what we say. Experts predict that in future they may also know how we feel – for example, whether we have had a bad day at the office – sometimes without us having to say a word.   Nearly 90 percent of all new cars are expected […]

Time to get race ready

It’s time to fill up the water bottle, don the cycling gloves and brace yourself for another adrenaline-fuelled season of cycling. Once again we’ll be rooting for the team in blue – Team Sky. Although, the 28 riders will have to go some to top last year’s achievements. Chris Froome won the Tour de France […]