Special Ranger pickup for Tour de France

Standing out from the pack at this year’s Tour de France will be this specially liveried Ford Ranger, designed to help Team Sky stay head and shoulders above the competition. As well as enabling team members to scout in front of the riders to recce the road ahead on each race stage, the stylish and […]

Pothole detection irons out the bumps

Drivers are facing a “pothole crisis”’, made worse this year in some areas by the “Beast from the East” arctic air-mass, which delivered icy conditions that further contributed to shattered road surfaces.   A pothole was repaired every 21 seconds on average in England and Wales during the past year and harsh impacts can also […]

I’m Following My Dream

Ever since she was a little girl, Friederike Philipsenburg was sure that one day, she would work in the world of engineering. She knew the career path she wanted to follow meant she would go from building model cars to “building the impossible”. Today, Philipsenburg helps design future vehicles at our European headquarters in Cologne, […]

Journey of a lifetime – last chance to see one man’s amazing collection

It’s not every day that a classic Ford goes up for auction. Well, try more than 220, ranging from Model A’s and T’s to wood-panelled station wagons and vintage buses.   This breathtaking array of vehicles – recognised as the largest private collection of classic Fords in the world – formed the Den Hartogh Museum, […]

Are you ready to Share The Road?

As increasing numbers of us get on our bikes, flashpoints between drivers and cyclists are an all-too frequent sight in Europe’s cities. And while infrastructure that keeps different road users apart struggles to keep pace, we are launching a new campaign designed to help improve safety and reduce pollution and congestion   ‘Share The Road’ […]

Snow in July or a Christmas heat wave?

The air is shimmering like in the desert, while just a few metres away, it’s so cold you can build a snowman. And there’s a category 5 hurricane in the next room. Welcome to the “Weather Factory”.   Our new state-of-the-art Environmental Test Centre puts all the world’s weather under one roof, enabling engineers to […]

Hate reversing? New tech shows what’s around corner behind you

For several years now, reversing cameras that show drivers what is immediately behind them have become increasingly popular with new car customers. Now, our new Focus is taking the technology a step further – by showing drivers what is around the corner behind them. Located just above the licence plate, the camera captures a 180-degree […]