New VIPs unveiled at our Vignale Impressive Preview

We’ve teamed up with two of the UK’s hottest fashion designers to launch our expanded line-up of exclusive Ford Vignale models. Father and son team Joe and Charlie Casely-Hayford have between them styled a virtual galaxy of stars including Oscar-winning Bond-theme performer Sam Smith. The Casely-Hayford’s will be among the faces helping launch our Ford […]

Where do you launch a smartphone-friendly SUV?

At Mobile World Congress of course! It’s the car that kick-started our SUV revolution in Europe and now there’s a new version – meet the new Kuga   The big news is that it’s one of the models that will be available with SYNC 3 – our new communications and entertainment system that can even […]

Need a coffee? Tell your car.

Drivers will soon be able to find a local café simply by saying to their car: “I need a coffee”.   This is one of the features of our new SYNC 3 communications and entertainment system, which can also search for local petrol stations and parking spaces when the driver says: “I need petrol,” and […]

Everything you need to know about SUVs

The modern sports utility vehicle (SUV) can trace its roots back to rugged but lightweight vehicles like the WW2-era Willys Jeep developed for military use, and the original post-war Land Rover designed for farmers. The “SUV” of old wouldn’t be suitable for modern families. They were uncomfortable – with a pair of straps instead of […]

Testers turn ‘Sherlock Holmes’ to family-proof cars

As modern families turn cars into mobile beauty salons and dinner tables, our test team in Europe is forced to come up with new and diabolical ways to family-proof cars. Torture testing includes beauty and grooming products alongside coffee and fizzy drinks.  The team is even testing to ensure interiors can withstand red-hot hair straighteners, […]

Survey shows SUVs are must-have car for Millennials

Are you aged between 17 and 34? Then the chances are high that when it comes to choosing a new car – an SUV tops the wish list. That’s according to a new survey we commissioned of 5,000 people across the U.K. and Europe that found that one in four of so-called Millennials in the […]

A question of grip

Think fast. With front wheels on ice and rear wheels on tarmac – where should the power go? If you said the rear wheels, give yourself a tick. But even for those who answered in a flash, it might be a tall order to measure grip 20 times in the time it takes to blink, […]