S-MAX your life

Imagine a car that massages your back as you drive along, while at the same time making sure you don’t get too comfy and lose concentration. Or a car equipped with smart headlights that don’t dazzle other drivers – even on full beam? What about a car so clever you could ask it to find […]

Celebrate Good Times, Come on!

It’s been 16 years since the Ford Focus was first unveiled to a stunned Geneva Motor Show and just as you’d expect from a boisterous teenager, it’s making as much noise today as it did back then. The Focus’ impact was instantaneous; launched in 1998 it picked up the European Car of the Year award […]

Let There Be Light! – The life of the Lamp

Light up your day by taking a trip through the history of lighting technology from gas to LEDs

Want One Of Those! Remote Control Vans Go Under the Hammer

What is tough, can travel at speeds of 40 mph and is playing a starring role at the Commonwealth Games? Usain Bolt? Nope. Mo Farah? No chance. These remote control vans are being used to safely retrieve the hammers, shot puts, and javelins that are being thrown by some of the world’s finest athletes in […]

The Car in Front is a Fiesta

Britain’s best-selling car is now the Ford Fiesta, which has just overtaken the Ford Escort after first going on sale in 1976. Here‘s the story of Britain’s best-loved cars in numbers: -40 – lowest temperature in Celsius at which engineers test Fiesta 1.2 – kilometres of wiring in every car 3 – International Engine of […]

Rally Not That Surprising

The school run. Grocery shopping. The work commute. And a World Championship rally at the weekend? It may seem an improbable to-do list but it’s all in a week’s work for the Ford Fiesta, because on top of being Europe’s best-selling small car the Fiesta is also the world’s most popular rally car. It’s nimble […]

California Dreaming

It’s 1991 and Beverly Hills 90210 character Brandon Walsh – played by Jason Priestly – is working to earn enough money to buy a 1965 Mustang convertible…   5,575 miles away in the Netherlands the episode ignites a lifelong passion for Mustangs for Reiny van Uden and his partner Loes Zwaans. Turn the clock forwards […]