Bee know-how helps keep valuables safe

The humble beehive has inspired our engineers to develop the “Honeycomb Shelf” – a lightweight, secret boot shelf with a strength-to-weight-ratio stronger than steel.   Developed for our new EcoSport SUV and designed to conceal valuables that may be fragile, the adjustable shelf can support loads of more than 300 kg – heavier than three […]

Are you on Santa’s ‘naughty’ list?

Want to know if you’re on Santa’s naughty or nice list this year? Thanks to our latest festive stop motion film, now is the time to find out. Going interactive for the first time, Mental Block and his Fiesta WRC car are at your command. Get to a decision point in the imaginary world and […]

Yule love our Xmas quiz

A nice, long break is one of the best things about Xmas – but all that relaxing (and maybe a sherry or two) can cause a little “brain fade”. That’s why we developed our fun, new memory game. Give it a go, and you’ll both nourish your noggin and get to see some of our […]

Your worst hangover revealed

We’ve teamed up with expert researchers to find out when your worst festive hangover is going to strike… and Dec.14 is the day you’ll need your coffee super-strength.   Based on December social media posts over the last three years, Dec.14 is when most mentions of the word hangover have appeared, aside from, perhaps unsurprisingly, […]

Hourly van hire made seamless with FordPass and Hertz UK

Ford has partnered with Hertz in the UK to offer Hertz 24/7 hourly van hire via the FordPass app, Ford’s mobility platform. FordPass customers can now seamlessly enrol in Hertz 24/7 and enjoy quick access to van hire, making the movement of bulky home purchases convenient and affordable. The Hertz 24/7 vans are located at […]

Second-Hand Car?

It could be the ultimate Christmas present for the petrol head in your life – a handmade watch, lovingly crafted from components that in a previous existence were used in classic Ford Mustangs.   The idea is the brainchild of Christian Mygh and Jonathan Kamstrup, who together scour salvage yards around the world for models, […]

50 challenged to create a sustainable future in 2018

Ford Motor Company Fund and Loughborough University will double the number of spaces available for their free annual challenge, ‘Building a Sustainable Community for the Future’. Over the course of the four-day programme, 50 year-10 girls will be tasked with developing innovative smart mobility solutions, helping to create sustainable communities for the future.   Academic […]

Think like a racing driver – win at life

The secret to succeeding in high pressure situations might be found in the minds of racing drivers, according to our latest investigation. Using EEG (electroencephalography) headsets on a number of our professional drivers – including five-time FIA World Rally Championship winner Sébastien Ogier and three-time FIA World Touring Car Championship winner Andy Priaulx – we […]

New Transit models

Our new Transit Connect and Transit Courier commercial vehicles – part of the four-model Transit family – will be available to order in the spring   The new Transit Connect introduces a smart new front-end and an upgraded cabin with a revised instrument panel and new central control area. This incorporates a colour touchscreen on […]

New People Movers

Here’s a first look at our new Tourneo Connect and Tourneo Courier people movers that will be available next year.   The new Tourneo Connect introduces a stylish new front-end and, inside the car, a revised instrument panel that, on high series models, incorporates a tablet-inspired colour touchscreen, featuring our SYNC 3 system.   A […]

Drive a fast Ford? Check out our new parts range

Fans of high-revving movies like the Fast and Furious series and Need for Speed will know that modifying cars to make them even faster and more attention-grabbing is a popular petrol-head pastime.   Now we’re making it easier for owners of our fun-to-drive Ford Performance models to personalise the looks and driving experience of their […]

Is 2018 the year of conscience?

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the crazy things happening around you in the world nowadays, at least you’re not alone; more than 60 per cent of adults globally feel the same way.   This is one of the insights that has helped shape our 2018 Looking Further with Ford Trends Report, which examines not […]