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 […]

New apps for drivers

Drivers will soon be able to use navigation and traffic app Waze safely on the move with in-car connectivity system SYNC 3.   Waze is the world’s largest community-based navigation app, and from April, customers will be able to project the app from the small screen on their mobile to the big screen in their […]

Taking technology to the Edge

After making a big impact following its launch in Europe in 2016, Edge now offers new tech that includes a premium sound system, and powerful new engine and gearbox combos. Edge can already differentiate between pedestrians and inanimate objects at the side of the road, track other vehicles and people before automatically braking if a […]

2018: The Year of Engineering

2018 is officially the Year of Engineering! The UK government begins its yearlong campaign supporting the engineering profession and recruiting the next generation of engineers. Beginning on January 15th and led by the Departments for Transport, Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, Education and the Ministry of Defence, the Year of Engineering seeks to address the […]

Think like a racing driver – win at life

The secret to succeeding in high pressure situations might be found in the minds of racing drivers, according to our latest investigation. Using EEG (electroencephalography) headsets on a number of our professional drivers – including five-time FIA World Rally Championship winner Sébastien Ogier and three-time FIA World Touring Car Championship winner Andy Priaulx – we […]

Drivers and patients could benefit from work with cancer clinic

After being diagnosed with cancer, Mike Butler was fascinated by the process through which patients were treated – but saw an opportunity to introduce practices from the car manufacturing facility, where he works, so that it might run more smoothly.   Working together with his colleagues, at our assembly plant, in Cologne, in Germany, quality […]

App matches compatible drivers and passengers

Your daily drive could become a source of income, and even help you to make new friends, with an innovative app that fills empty car seats and, connects like-minded drivers and passengers based on location and route.   The idea, from French-based start-up Zify, is among three winning apps from our Make It Driveable AppLink […]