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Car makers think about future business models

16 May 2017

The writing has been on the wall for a few years now. The sudden realisation that learning to drive or owning a car was no longer the rite of passage it once was in the US made carmakers start to think about future business models.


European auto workers await fate - the week

3 March 2017

This was not a good week to be a worker in certain auto or engine making plants owned by GM, PSA or Ford in the UK and Spain. Especially for those of nervous disposition.


Ford Goes Further - the week that was

2 December 2016

A busy week for the just-auto team, with editor Dave Leggett and business editor Simon Warburton both out at events while yours truly minded the shop. We heard, in fact, there were no fewer than eight new model launches for UK media this week, including an Audi event in New Mexico.


Ford and Lincoln future models into the 2020s

18 July 2016

In the final part of just-auto's in-depth look at Ford Motor Company's future models and architectures, the spotlight is on the firm's high margin vehicles; namely large SUVs and pick-ups, along with what's in the pipeline for Lincoln.

Latest interviews


Ford of Europe on connectivity developments

16 March 2017

Ford is doing much in the Connected Vehicle Technologies space. Its award-winning SYNC 3 system incorporates much of the functionality desired by consumers today. At the Geneva Motor Show, we caught up with Jan Schroll, Ford of Europe’s Supervisor for Connectivity Application, on challenges of integrating connectivity and the road ahead.


Detroit interview - Ford CEO Mark Fields

14 January 2016

Ford’s Fields tells just auto he wants to revolutionise the automotive customer experience.


Car firms 'must embrace mobility changes'

11 November 2015

Ford's former Chief Technical Officer Paul Mascarenas has told just-auto that he believes the challenges faced by the auto industry currently put it at a pivotal stage and those firms who fail to embrace the emerging mega-trends will lose out.


Q&A with Ford Europe's CD-car vehicle line directo

21 September 2015

At the 2015 IAA, Calum MacRae spoke with Rolf Deges, Vehicle Line Director, CD-cars and covered Ford’s product development process, AWD developments and the challenges that connectivity brings.

Latest news


Ford recalls Indian made cars in South Africa

23 June 2017

Ford is recalling nearly 16,000 Indian made Ikon and Figo models in South Africa due to a potential fire risk, a media report said on Friday.


New Ford tech to warn of emergency vehicles

22 June 2017

Ford has developed technology that sends a signal from an ambulance, fire engine or police car directly to nearby drivers, so that they will know exactly where the siren is coming from, and how far away it is.


Ford US to import Focus from China instead

20 June 2017

Ford said its next-generation Focus for the US would be sourced primarily from a joint venture in China, instead of Mexico, saving an additional US$500m on top of the $500 million savings announced earlier this year by cancelling plans for a new factory in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and moving production to the Hermosillo, Mexico, plant.


BorgWarner supplies EGR for Ford diesel

15 June 2017

BorgWarner said it was supplying exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) including a cooler, valve and pneumatic bypass valve for the Ford Power Stroke 6.7-litre V8 diesel engine.


Ford to open Smart Mobility Office in London

13 June 2017

Ford has announced it will open a dedicated Ford Smart Mobility Innovation Office in London focusing on future mobility solutions for Europe.


Ford sees tight capacity at Louisville on NA SUVs

8 June 2017

Ford says its Escape and Lincoln MKC sales are off to their best start in company history during the first five months of the year, prompting the company to shorten the traditional two-week summer shutdown at Louisville Assembly Plant to build more than 8,500 additional vehicles there.


just-auto Plus only Ford invests in upgrade of Silverton facility

7 June 2017

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa has invested more than ZAR125m (US$9.8m) to upgrade the 3,000-metre vehicle conveyor system at its Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria in order to increase its production capacity for the locally-built Ford Ranger and...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales surge 17% in May 2017

7 June 2017

Strong sales in trucks, SUVs, CUVs and cars have helped Ford Motor Company of Canada achieve its best May since 1989 with 34,486 vehicles sold last month and a total sales increase of 17%.  “Landmark sales in May showcase the strength of Ford...


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales down 3% in May 2017

7 June 2017

Ford Motor Company sold nearly 88,000 vehicles in May in China, down 3% compared to May 2016. Total Ford Motor Company Sales: May 2017 - 87,733 units; vs. May 2016 - (-)3%; YTD 2017 - 436,961 units; vs. 2016 - (-)11% CAF: May 2017 - 59,276 units; vs....


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales up 2.2% in May 2017

2 June 2017

Ford Motor Company’s overall US sales for May 2017 totalled 241,126 vehicles, a 2.2% gain compared to last year Retail results declined 0.8%, with 158,282 vehicle sales Fleet sales totalled 82,844 vehicles, representing an 8.4% gain versus a year...


just-auto Plus only Ford India introduces 5-new apps on SYNC AppLink

30 May 2017

From streaming music, to exploring a new city or real-time weather to live news updates, SYNC AppLink is bringing five new apps to Ford dashboards in India. The new and updated compatible apps seamlessly integrate into the connected lifestyle of today’s...


just-auto Plus only Ford North America issues safety compliance recall

25 May 2017

Ford Motor Company is issuing two safety compliance recalls in North America. Details are as follows: Ford issues safety compliance recall for certain 2017 Ford F-150, Explorer and Super Duty vehicles for inadequate welds in driver seat back frames Ford...


Ford launches new all-makes aftermarket brand

24 May 2017

Ford dealers in Europe can now service or supply parts for all makes of other vehicles following the automaker's launch of a new Omnicraft brand of replacement parts.


Ford shakes up senior management structure

22 May 2017

As well as announcing that Jim Hackett takes over from Mark Fields as the company's new CEO, Ford has also announced a number of other senior management changes today.


Ford Cologne plant starts RHD Fiesta production

18 May 2017

Following on from the start of production of the redesigned Fiesta, Ford of Europe has now begun right-hand drive output in Cologne, Germany.


just-auto Plus only Solvay's Ryton PPS compatible with Ford's ULV 25

18 May 2017

Solvay, a leading global supplier of speciality polymers, announced this week at the International CTI Symposium in Novi, Michigan., that recent research confirms several grades of its Ryton polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) polymer demonstrate strong compatibility...


GM and Ford report China sales for April

8 May 2017

General Motors and Ford Motor reported sharply contrasting sales performances in China last month, according to data released individually by the US automakers.


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales rise 11% in April 2017

8 May 2017

Ford announced April 2017 Sales. Ford Motor Company sold nearly 94,000 vehicles in April in China, up 11% compared to April 2016.  Total Ford Motor Company Sales: April 2017 - 93,967 units; vs. April 2016 - 11%; YTD 2017 - 349,228 units; vs. April...


Ford axes truck making jobs moved from Mexico

5 May 2017

Ford reportedly has temporarily laid off 130 workers at its plant in Avon Lake, Ohio, jobs which, US media said, it had hoped to preserve by moving production there from Mexico in 2015.


just-auto Plus only Ford F-150 Raptor features new transfer case

5 May 2017

When the all-new F-150 Raptor hit showrooms last fall, few could foresee the extent of the innovations beyond its high-output engine and new skin. Along with all the power and agility gains comes the most advanced drive mode system in its class – a...


just-auto Plus only Ford enhances F-650/750 trucks performance

4 May 2017

Ford, America’s truck leader, is updating its biggest trucks to improve performance and serviceability. Ford F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks are the fastest growing volume Class 6-7 brand. Ford F-650 and F-750 trucks were completely redesigned for...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada delivers 30,401 vehicles in April 2017

4 May 2017

Propelled by record truck sales and steady momentum from utilities, Ford Motor Company of Canada, delivered its best April since 1989 with 30,401 vehicles sold. Canadian-built Ford Edge had its best April on record with a 22% sales increase. Additional sales...


just-auto Plus only Ford breaks ground for Wagner Place

4 May 2017

Ford’s Dearborn campus transformation expands to West Dearborn with the groundbreaking of Wagner Place, a unique urban development featuring office and retail space. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Dearborn Mayor John O’Reilly, Jr....


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales down 7.2% in April 2017

3 May 2017

Ford Motor Company’s overall US April 2017 sales declined 7.2% compared to a year ago, with 214,695 vehicles sold US Sales: Total vehicle - 214,695 units; Retail - 140,762 units; Fleet - 73,933 units;Truck - 91,520 units; SUV - 73,318 units; Car -...


Fiesta knocks Golf off Europe's top seller perch

27 April 2017

European new car sales boomed in March 2017 with new registrations for the month totalling 1.93m units, a 10.8% rise year on year and a record for the month.


Ford Mustang exports boost global sales lead

25 April 2017

Ford claims its Mustang has been the best-selling sports car in the US over the last 50 years, and now, thanks to exports, is the most popular sports car in the world.


Ford plans autumn PHEV van trial in London

25 April 2017

The first fleets participating in the Ford Transit plug-in hybrid van (PHEV) London trial, starting this autumn, have been confirmed.


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls 2017 Edge vehicles

25 April 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V205000 Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company Components: Structure Potential number of units affected: 84 Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Edge vehicles equipped with the optional Panoramic Vista Roof....


2017 Auto Shanghai motor show world premieres

24 April 2017

Auto Shanghai 2017 did not disappoint, with a vast number of concept, prototype and production model world debuts. The most important vehicle premiere will probably prove to be the Wuling Hong Guang S3, this being the first SUV for the number one brand in the world's largest market.


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls 2017 F-450/F-550 vehicles

18 April 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V212000 Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company Components: Power Train Potential number of units affected: 509 Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford F-450 and F-550 Superduty vehicles. Operating the vehicle...

Ford news

Ford recalls Indian made cars in South Africa

23 June 2017

Ford is recalling nearly 16,000 Indian made Ikon and Figo models in South Africa due to a potenti...


New Ford tech to warn of emergency vehicles

22 June 2017

Ford has developed technology that sends a signal from an ambulance, fire engine or police car di...


Ford US to import Focus from China instead

20 June 2017

Ford said its next-generation Focus for the US would be sourced primarily from a joint venture in...


BorgWarner supplies EGR for Ford diesel

15 June 2017

BorgWarner said it was supplying exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) including a cooler, valve and pn...


Ford to open Smart Mobility Office in London

13 June 2017

Ford has announced it will open a dedicated Ford Smart Mobility Innovation Office in London focus...


Ford sees tight capacity at Louisville on NA SUVs

8 June 2017

Ford says its Escape and Lincoln MKC sales are off to their best start in company history during...



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