Fiesta dazzles all-female panel at car awards

Our stylish Ford Fiesta impressed a panel of 25 judges at the Women’s World Car of the Year awards, after its combination of tech, refinement and downright sex appeal were enough to win the Budget category.   Criteria also included value-for-money, style, ease-of-driving and environmental footprint as Fiesta finished ahead of more than 400 other […]

Ford GT and Fiesta are Top Gear’s top choices in 2017

It’s a hard life for some.   After another year spent sampling the best cars money can buy at exotic locations around the world, the lucky petrol-heads at Top Gear magazine have named their favourites from 2017.   And topping the list for thrills on the track is our Ford GT – winner of the […]

Fiesta awarded top safety rating

It’s already the UK’s best-selling car and now it has been recognised as one of the safest. The new Fiesta has been awarded a maximum 5-star safety rating by Euro NCAP.   The independent crash test authority praised Fiesta’s more sophisticated seatbelts, and systems that help drivers to avoid straying from their lane, or exceeding […]

Start your day the Mat.Joe way

Kicking off your morning with a long drive to work may not be a thrilling prospect, but German dance music producers Mat.Joe could save the day for bleary-eyed commuters.   Their new track, Don’t Hold Back, has an infectious beat and dark, atmospheric soundscape that’s perfect for a behind-the-wheel mood boost.   Linking to a […]

OK commuter? Check out the perfect driving soundtrack

Ever delayed starting a car journey until you have chosen just the right music for your trip? Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard might just have the answer.   We invited Joe to come up with a track that could demonstrate the latest scientific thinking into which types of music can boost our mood as we go […]

Why Does Music Make Us Emotional?

What exactly is it about music that can bring us to tears in one track, to pure joy in the next?   We’ve worked with VICE to explore how and why music can have such profound effects on our emotions. Rooted in research with listeners, experts, scientists and musicians, our upcoming series of films will […]

Belting out favourite tunes at the wheel is good for the soul

Making your commute fly by with a no holds barred sing-along to your favourite songs could be a key part of your urban survival guide. Experts agree that there are a range of health benefits to staging impromptu karaoke sessions at the wheel – ones we only feel truly comfortable giving when there is no […]