More Ford GTs on the way!

If you need a Ford GT in your life then take heart.   After initially announcing 1,000 models worldwide back in 2016, we are now going to keep building our high-performance supercar into 2022 – raising the number built to 1,350.   Following overwhelming demand, the window for applications for a new Ford GT – […]

No more red lights?

Imagine a world where negotiating busy junctions does not require you to wait at a red light and the only reason to stop your car is because you have arrived at your destination. Every year, the average driver spends two days waiting at traffic lights. And not only can junctions be frustrating – they are […]

Clearing way for emergency vehicles could be a lifesaver

Together with Vodafone, we are testing technology that could alert drivers to an accident ahead moments after it has happened.   The system can also provide early warning that emergency vehicles are approaching – and which side of the road drivers should move towards to avoid being an obstruction.   The consequences of blocking emergency […]

New Transit is the business

We’re heading to Hanover in Germany this week to show off our latest Transit van. Our largest Transit, with a 2-tonne capacity, will be showing off its capacious size, efficient engine options and even a lower emission mild hybrid version. It has some welcome additions for drivers too, the big van now more car-like to […]

Could this tech spell the end of the phantom jam?

You’ve waved good bye to work or school, packed your holiday bags, applied sunscreen, and now it’s time to hit the road… straight into stationary traffic.   In the UK and across Europe, huge numbers of drivers setting off on their summer hols make so-called phantom traffic jams a common occurrence.   These frustrating hold-ups […]

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 […]

Blinded by Glare OR Blind to Display? Focus Solves Problem

Technology that was first developed for fighter jets is helping to improve the driving experience for the new Focus – that offers our first Head-up display for Europe. The display will make it easier for drivers to keep their eyes on the road as they monitor information including speed, navigation and road signs on a […]