Jet-ski champion, inventor, daredevil – record breaker!

Looking like something out of a Sci-Fi blockbuster, Flyboard® Air creator Franky Zapata flew 2,253 metres to smash the world record for the distance travelled by hoverboard Zapata made the incredible flight over the harbour of Sausset-les-Pins, in the south of France, supported by two all-new Ford Ranger Wildtrak pickups.   Taking four years to […]

The van that brakes for pedestrians

Transit vans are one of the most common sights on our roads. They’ve outsold all other vans for 50 years – and now we’ve added some new technology. Our new Transit and Transit Custom use camera and radar to detect people in the road ahead and – if the driver does not respond to warning […]

We help Team Sky take on the highway to hell

Cyclists call it “the Hell of the North”. Paris-Roubaix is a brutal cycle race that covers 160 miles over potholed roads and more than 30 miles of cobblestones.   The race leaves the cyclists caked in mud after six hours of riding, and is one of the most gruelling on Team Sky’s calendar. To help […]

Mexican wrestler takes a seat for the ultimate challenge

Folding down rear seats and raising them again can be a bit of a wrestling match… and often it’s the seats that are victorious. Legendary Mexican wrestler Silver King, star of Jack Black comedy “Nacho Libre”, finds this out in our latest video.  Filmed in front of a live crowd, the masked warrior is involved […]

Focus RS: “We have a new hero” says Top Gear

The lucky writers at Top Gear – the UK’s biggest-selling auto magazine – get to drive all the latest supercars. So what do you think they’ve named as their 2016 Car of the Year? A Ferrari, Lamborghini, or maybe a Porsche? Guess again. Top Gear’s favourite new model is our Focus RS hatchback – a […]

An ear for performance – Ford’s Engine Listeners

From wine tasting to tuning concert pianos, sometimes there is no substitute for the human senses to ensure your product is just right – and the powerful 350 PS EcoBoost engine in our Focus RS performance car is a perfect example. Specially trained ”engine listeners” in our Valencia production plant use just their ears to check […]

How to stage an Easter Egg Hunt – in your car

We challenged four excited children to track down a treasure trove of chocolate treats hidden in the nooks and crannies of an S-MAX. Not as easy as they thought… If this inspires you to hold an Easter Egg Hunt in your own car be sure to tweet your pix and clips to @fordeu. We’ll share […]