Return of the MAX

A lot can happen in 11 years. Back in 2003, England won the Rugby World Cup – beating Australia 20-17, Roman Abramovich bought Chelsea Football Club for £150 million, and the Congestion Charge was first introduced in London. It was also the year we launched the C-MAX – the first in a range of multi-activity […]

Keep on moo-ving

Think you’ve got a tough commute? Farm vet Will Stevenson faces everything from fast-flowing water, to muddy fields – day or night – to get to hundreds of farms across East Anglia. And then he still has to roll up his sleeves and do a job – often one that involves wearing some very long […]

The car that brakes for pedestrians

Ford has developed technology that is able to detect people in the road ahead and – if the driver does not respond to warning sounds and displays – automatically applies the brakes. The new Pedestrian Detection system is even able to identify people that it predicts could stray from the pavement – and potentially into […]

Reinventing the steering wheel

Bringing the Ford Mustang sports car to the U.K. presents a new challenge – creating a version with the steering wheel on the right. Testing has now started on the right-hand drive Mustangs that go on sale here in 2015, and are destined for more than 20 markets worldwide. The convertible and fastback hard-top models […]

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