Back to the Future in a 1976 Ford Fiesta

Karel Willaert was a Test Engineer at Lommel Proving Ground in Belgium. Forty Years ago his team tested the prototype Mark 1 Fiesta. They drove the Fiesta 24-hours a day on all surfaces and conditions before it went on the market. 40 years later he gets back into the first generation Fiesta and takes us […]

Performance cars going fast

Our performance cars are selling like hot cakes, well, like hot hatches actually. More than 31,000 Mustang, Focus RS, Focus ST, and Fiesta ST models have found homes in Europe so far this year – almost double the number of cars sold during the same period in 2015 – with worldwide sales set to top […]

You’ve come a long way baby – Fiesta hits 40!

If you didn’t learn to drive in a Fiesta then someone you knew did. We celebrate Britain’s favourite car hitting the big “Four-Oh” with some amazing shots, and a few things you might not have known… Fiesta started life as a secret project – codenamed “Bobcat” Fiesta is Spanish for party Actor Jeremy Irons compared […]

Driving Fashion Forward with Two-Tone Car Trends

A different coloured sole on a designer shoe or contrasting lining in a handbag; design traits that highlight craftsmanship and exclusivity, while helping owners to stand out from the crowd. For cars, a two-tone colour scheme gives a similar impression, which is why this fashion-inspired style is a must-have trend for those after something more […]

Sounds good! B&O PLAY® coming to our vehicles

We are revolutionising the in-vehicle audio experience by teaming up with HARMAN to introduce B&O PLAY to our vehicles around the world, starting next year.   B&O PLAY creates a customised audio experience for customers with specifically tailored speaker placement and calibration for each vehicle.   Dynamic tuning ensures optimal sound is maintained no matter […]

New smartwatch app tells the drive time

Imagine being able to see how far your electric car can take you simply by checking your smartwatch.   We’ve made our MyFord Mobile app compatible with Android Wear and Apple Watch smartwatches so you can now check your car’s driving range and charge status as easily as telling the time. The app even lets […]

Could your car earn money while you holiday?

Imagine you could avoid parking fines, make money from your car while it’s parked at an airport, or fuel it without visiting a filling station.   These are among the concepts behind eight smart apps designed to help improve mobility that were the winners of a 24-hour coding challenge organised by Ford.   Further apps, […]

Transit is present and correct

What do you get the man who has everything? That was the challenge when Peter Lee – owner of the world’s largest Transit van collection – travelled with a convoy of six classic vans and friends from the Ford Transit Van Owners Club for a special visit to our European headquarters in Cologne, Germany.   […]

The world’s fastest delivery van?

If you want same-day delivery, this could be just the van for the job. Motorcycle racer and speed demon Guy Martin has taken one of our Transit Custom vans and transformed it into a purpose-built racing machine to enter the fastest road race on the planet. The first episode of the latest Speed TV series […]

Changing the future of mobility in 24 hours

Could smartphone apps hold the key to improving mobility in cities? We’re challenging app developers against the clock to create concepts that could help make life easier for drivers, build communities, make businesses more efficient and even make cities healthier. The 24-hour Ford SYNC AppLink Mobility Challenge is open to start-ups, entrepreneurs and established companies […]

The crazy cars that nearly became the Ford Fiesta

Concept cars. Designers get to go a little off piste and predict the future. Over 40 years there have been some wacky ideas for how Britain’s best-selling car could look – and some that, decades on, still influence what we drive today. Which is your favourite? 1 – Ole! Corrida is Spanish for “bullfight” and […]

Shockproof, waterproof and lasts a lifetime

Can you guess the everyday technology that just keeps going as smartphones and tablets fall by the wayside with cracked screens, slow-running software, and desire for the latest model? It’s our super-tough new version of the humble ignition key, designed to last a lifetime in the hands of the most demanding drivers. We tested the […]