New Tech Could Help Prevent “Wrong Way Drivers”

Few mistakes have consequences as terrifying as turning on to a motorway in the wrong direction. To help prevent every driver’s worst nightmare, we have introduced Wrong Way Alert technology for the all-new Focus. Wrong-way crashes are likely to result in serious injuries and fatalities because the speeds of both cars are combined on impact. […]

Raising Our Game – Just Like Sports Stars Do

Technology typically used by the world’s top athletes to improve their performance, or to ensure their signature skills are accurately replicated in leading video games, is now being used on one of our assembly lines. Employees at our engine assembly plant in Spain are using a special suit equipped with advanced body tracking technology. The […]

Eagle Mustang soars to $420,000 at charity auction

Among the most eye-catching vehicles to race up the famous Hillclimb at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed was the Eagle Squadron Mustang GT.   And now the one-of-a-kind car has sold for $420,000 at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s The Gathering charity auction in the U.S.   Created by our Ford Performance team and U.S. […]

“I can understand why cyclists AND drivers get angry”

As a former professional cyclist and now behind the wheel of one of Team Sky’s support vehicles at the Tour de France, Servais Knaven has covered hundreds of thousands of miles in the saddle and in the driver’s seat.   There’s not much he hasn’t seen on the road, and he has a unique perspective […]

Could this tech spell the end of the phantom jam?

You’ve waved good bye to work or school, packed your holiday bags, applied sunscreen, and now it’s time to hit the road… straight into stationary traffic.   In the UK and across Europe, huge numbers of drivers setting off on their summer hols make so-called phantom traffic jams a common occurrence.   These frustrating hold-ups […]

Focus earns a 5-star safety rating

Our all-new Focus has been awarded the maximum safety rating by Euro NCAP.   And the high-tech family car is one of the very first vehicles to get a 5-star rating from the independent crash test authority under new rules that make it even harder to score top marks.   At the start of 2018, […]

Silver screen icon comes to Goodwood

The 1968 Ford Mustang GT driven by Steve McQueen in Warner Bros. Pictures’ classic film “Bullitt” – and lost to history until the beginning of this year – makes its first appearance outside of the U.S. at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed. The car that starred in the film’s legendary 10-minute chase sequence – […]

‘Podium’ car helps cyclists rest on their laurels

Strange as it seems, there is a downside for cyclists who achieve a podium finish during the Tour de France – and for the teams they represent. While those who finished further back can start their recuperation immediately, aboard a luxury coach complete with comfy seats, TVs and showers, the winners can be held up […]

Special Ranger pickup for Tour de France

Standing out from the pack at this year’s Tour de France will be this specially liveried Ford Ranger, designed to help Team Sky stay head and shoulders above the competition. As well as enabling team members to scout in front of the riders to recce the road ahead on each race stage, the stylish and […]

Pothole detection irons out the bumps

Drivers are facing a “pothole crisis”’, made worse this year in some areas by the “Beast from the East” arctic air-mass, which delivered icy conditions that further contributed to shattered road surfaces.   A pothole was repaired every 21 seconds on average in England and Wales during the past year and harsh impacts can also […]

I’m Following My Dream

Ever since she was a little girl, Friederike Philipsenburg was sure that one day, she would work in the world of engineering. She knew the career path she wanted to follow meant she would go from building model cars to “building the impossible”. Today, Philipsenburg helps design future vehicles at our European headquarters in Cologne, […]

Journey of a lifetime – last chance to see one man’s amazing collection

It’s not every day that a classic Ford goes up for auction. Well, try more than 220, ranging from Model A’s and T’s to wood-panelled station wagons and vintage buses.   This breathtaking array of vehicles – recognised as the largest private collection of classic Fords in the world – formed the Den Hartogh Museum, […]