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 […]

The making of “Dronekhana”

How do you fly a drone through a car, or freeze two drones in mid-air just like in The Matrix? Find out now with our new behind-the-scenes video that spills the secrets of “Dronekhana”. Showcasing the talents of two of the world’s best drone pilots as they take on a unique obstacle course, including a […]

Gamers drive virtual Ford GT to set GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title

Five bleary-eyed gamers each completed a mammoth two day stint at the wheel of a virtual Ford GT race car in Forza Motorsport 6 to set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the “longest video marathon on a racing game”. Gamer Cara Scott, 25, from the U.K. was among five gamers from across Europe […]

Love the Ford GT? More on the way!

We are extending production of the Ford GT supercar to offer customers another chance to get their hands on the coveted supercar. Production was originally scheduled for two years but that has now been doubled to four years, with the next opportunity to apply in early 2018. “While we can’t build enough Ford GTs for […]

Targeting fully autonomous vehicle for ride sharing in 2021

We are announcing our intent to have a high-volume, fully autonomous vehicle in commercial operation in 2021 in a ride-hailing or ride-sharing service. To get there, we are investing in or collaborating with four startups to enhance our autonomous vehicle development, doubling our Silicon Valley team and more than doubling our Palo Alto campus. “The […]

White van fan

Most people convert their loft into a home office or spare bedroom, but not Peter Lee. His attic is home to the world’s largest Transit collection. Peter has collected more than 6,000 model vans since working to help build real-life Transits in Langley, Berks, in the 1960s. He lived in a van for a year […]

World’s best drone pilots take on Mustang, Focus RS – and a robot

What happens when you bring together one of the world’s most exciting new sports – and some of its most thrilling cars? The answer is our new video – “Dronekhana”. Two of the planet’s best drone pilots tackle a unique obstacle course that includes a drifting Focus RS, a smoking Mustang, and a robot. Pilots […]