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 […]

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 […]

Pothole warnings beamed to your car could save you hundreds of pounds

A pothole damage claim is received by local authorities every 17 minutes – with claims averaging £432.* And with this winter tipped to set records as being the worst ever, freezing temperatures, ice and snow will likely lead to more cracked and potholed roads. You could, however, be spared costly car repairs with our new […]

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 […]

Ford GT is our fastest car ever!

The news that petrol-heads everywhere have been waiting for has finally arrived. The top speed of the new Ford GT supercar is a mindboggling 216 mph – making it the fastest car we’ve ever built for the road. Flat out, a Ford GT driver will cover the length of a football pitch every second, and […]

Dreading Christmas with the In-Laws? You’re Not Alone…

According to a new poll we commissioned, most people admit in-laws at Christmas are an annoyance. * Talking is the most irritating habit, highlighted by 1 in 5 surveyed, followed by talking too loudly, and criticising their grown-up children’s parenting skills. Little wonder perhaps that the festive period is also a peak time for divorces. […]