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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.


Mazda changes pickup truck alliance - the week

15 July 2016

Biggest story of this week, as far as you lot were concerned, the announcement Mazda is to end a long-standing alliance with Ford on 'medium' pickup trucks and hitch up with Isuzu instead.


Ford's future models and platforms

30 June 2016

In contrast to the Volkswagen Group, TMC, GM, HMG, Renault-Nissan-AvtoVAZ-MMC, Honda Motor, FCA and other major OEMs, Ford Motor Company will soon be building almost all of its vehicles on a handful of architectures. This first of two analysis pieces looks at the Dearborn-based firm's plans for the A-E car, SUV, crossover, minivan and pick-up segments. A close look at future big pick-ups and SUVs, plus plans for Lincoln, will follow.


THE WEEK THAT WAS - Diesel developments

29 April 2016

News from Ford of Europe of a brand-new, Euro VI-compliant diesel engine line drew most eyeballs of all just-auto stories this week.

Latest interviews


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.


Interview with Ford of Britain's MD

18 September 2015

At the 2015 IAA, we caught up with Ford of Britain’s newly-appointed chairman and managing director Andy Barratt. Prior to taking up his new role he had served as Ford of Britain’s director of sales since 2011.

Latest news


Ford introduces adaptive steering on new F-Series

23 September 2016

Adaptive steering technology in the redesigned F-Series Super Duty pickup and new Edge SUV make the vehicles easier to steer at all speeds, Ford said.


just-auto Plus only Tenneco supplies exhaust systems for Ford trucks

22 September 2016

Tenneco, a global supplier of clean air and ride performance products and systems, is supplying the 2016 Ford F-650/F-750 medium duty trucks. These commercial-grade trucks are currently in production and feature Ford’s exclusive 6.7-litre Power Stroke...


Ford Bridgend plant makes 20 millionth engine

21 September 2016

While there are currently some unanswered questions about its future, Ford’s Bridgend Engine Plant (BEP) in Wales has built its 20 millionth engine, 37 years after the first was made in September 1979.


just-auto Plus only ZF wins new Traxon transmission orders

21 September 2016

Best-in-class efficiency combined with greater function and innovation, the modular design can be customised for almost any heavy commercial vehicle, making it attractive on a global level. Truck manufacturers to purchase the unique TraXon automatic,...


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe presents all-new KA+

21 September 2016

The all-new Ford KA+ compact car delivers outstanding interior space, excellent fuel efficiency and fun-to-drive dynamics for customers in Europe at a value-for-money price. Joining Ford’s small-car line-up alongside the best-selling Fiesta, the KA+...


just-auto Plus only Ford offers weather dependent lighting technology

21 September 2016

Even for experienced drivers, torrential rain can quickly transform a comfortable journey into a stressful one, as the road ahead becomes more difficult to see. Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent across Europe and Ford vehicles now offer...


Ford employee 2016 inventions reach record levels

20 September 2016

When Ford employee, Doug Martin read about a billboard in Lima, Peru, that turned humidity into drinking water for the local population, an innovative idea struck: What if cars could be a source of water? Condensation from vehicle air conditioners, which usually just drips to the pavement below, could be used in much the same way. Martin worked with colleague John Rollinger to bring the idea to life, creating a prototype system that collects, filters and pumps the condensation directly to a faucet located inside the car.


just-auto Plus only Ford trucks YTD 2016 sales up 59% in the US

20 September 2016

Ford, America’s truck leader, has outfitted hard-working fleets with more F-650 and F-750 trucks in the first eight months of 2016 than all year in 2015. Sales of the all-new medium-duty Ford trucks are up 59% year-over-year through August, with...


just-auto Plus only Tower International names new president and CEO

19 September 2016

The board of directors of Tower International, a leading global manufacturer of engineered automotive structural metal components and assemblies, has appointed James Gouin as president, effective 1 September 2016, and as CEO, effective 1 January, 2017. Gouin...


just-auto Plus only Ricardo led ADEPT project car ready for evaluation

16 September 2016

The automotive industry is facing the challenge of offering customers new vehicles that are able to deliver significantly improved fuel economy and reduced carbon dioxide emissions, while at the same time maintaining affordability, performance and achieving...


just-auto Plus only Ford/U-M team on autonomous vehicle research

16 September 2016

Ford and the University of Michigan, on 15 September, 2016, announce they are teaming up to accelerate autonomous vehicle research and development with a first-ever arrangement that embeds Ford researchers and engineers into a new state-of-the-art robotics...


Trump rebukes Ford's small car Mexico plan

15 September 2016

Ford CEO Mark Fields has said all of the automaker's small car production would be leaving US plants and heading to lower-cost Mexico, drawing another rebuke from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.


Ford introduces Mobile smartwatch app for EVs

14 September 2016

Ford is launching a new smartwatch app for EVs.


Romania vehicle output down YTD, sales up

14 September 2016

About 240,000 motor vehicles were produced in Romania in the first eight months of 2016, down 6.5% year on year.


Unite pushes Ford for urgent Bridgend engine talks

13 September 2016

British labour body, Unite claims Ford is not holding talks at a senior level as uncertainty continues to bedevil the future of the automaker's engine plant in South Wales.


Ford and Harman to Play together

13 September 2016

Ford and Harman are introducing new B&O Play audio systems in Ford vehicles worldwide.


just-auto Plus only Ford/Harman team up over in-vehicle audio systems

13 September 2016

As new car buyers say audio brands are influencing their opinions of vehicles, Ford and Harman are teaming up to revolutionise in-vehicle experiences through the introduction of all-new B&O Play audio systems in Ford vehicles worldwide. “Customers...


just-auto Plus only Ford Smart Mobility to acquire Chariot shuttle

12 September 2016

Ford is teaming up with major global cities, starting with San Francisco, to solve congestion issues and help people move more easily, today and in the future. The company on 9 September 2016 announced an agreement to acquire Chariot, a San Francisco-based...


just-auto Plus only Ford North America expands door latch recall

9 September 2016

Ford Motor Company is expanding a previously announced safety recall regarding door latches to include approximately 1,500,000 additional vehicles at the request of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, bringing the total to 2,383,292 vehicles....


just-auto Plus only Ford joins with startups over mobility solutions

9 September 2016

Imagine an in-vehicle navigation system that uses human-driven, social media data such as most-photographed areas and food truck locations to build an interactive map. Or a world where advanced notifications warn drivers of approaching emergency vehicles. Or...


just-auto Plus only Ford elects new member to its board of directors

9 September 2016

Ford Motor Company announced on 8 September 2016 the election of John Weinberg to the company’s board of directors. His appointment is effective 1 October 2016.. Weinberg, 59, is a retired vice chairman of the Goldman Sachs Group. While at Goldman...


Ford engine investment cut attracts Wales scrutiny

8 September 2016

Ford says its decision to axe GBP81m (US$108m) from an initial GBP181m budget allocated for engine development in South Wales will not impact jobs, although the government in Cardiff will hold the automaker's feet to the fire ensuring its investment conditions are upheld.


just-auto Plus only Ford reports strong Asia Pacific sales

8 September 2016

Ford Motor Company on 8 September 2016, sold its 1millionth vehicle in Asia Pacific in 2016, reaching the milestone a month ahead of last year’s pace. Ford sales in Asia Pacific continue to strengthen this year, culminating with record demand in...


Ford China JVs' sales increase 22% in August 2016

7 September 2016

Ford and its joint ventures in China have set another record for company performance in August, as sales for the month totalled 96,450 vehicles, up 22% year on year.


Magna supplies drivetrain/cameras to S-Max Vignale

7 September 2016

Magna International said it was supplying Ford with S-Max Vignale componnets including the Eyeris electronic vision system and a transmission made by recently acquired subsidiary Getrag.


just-auto Plus only Hankook to supply OE tyres to Ford C-Max PHEV

6 September 2016

Hankook Tyre, one of the fastest growing tyre companies in the world announced that it added another premium OE portfolio to Ford’s hybrid electric vehicle, the C-Max Energi. Hankook Tyre’s premium eco-friendly all season performance tyre, Enfren...


just-auto Plus only Ford India sells 26,408 vehicles in August 2016

6 September 2016

Ford India’s combined domestic wholesales and exports grew to 26,408 vehicles in August, up from 21,520 vehicles in August 2015. Exports grew to a record 17,860 for the month, compared to 13,189 units last year, while domestic wholesales remained...


Ford develops 'lifetime' van electronic key

2 September 2016

In an age where electronic devices are expected to last only a few years, if that, Ford said it had introduced a "super-tough" new version of the ignition key designed to last a lifetime in the hands of the most demanding drivers.


just-auto Plus only IIHS LATCH hardware evaluation shows improvement

2 September 2016

Buckling precious cargo into a late-model vehicle has gotten a bit easier in the past year, the institute's LATCH ease-of-use ratings show. IIHS launched its ratings of child seat installation hardware in vehicles in June 2015. Out of 102 vehicles rated...


just-auto Plus only Ford US August 2016 sales decline 8%

2 September 2016

Lincoln sales rose 7% in the US in August versus a year ago with 9,243 vehicles sold, while Ford Motor Company vans reached best-ever August sales with 20,355 vehicles sold. Overall US company sales totalled 214,482 vehicles, an 8% decline. Retail sales...

Ford news

Ford introduces adaptive steering on new F-Series

23 September 2016

Adaptive steering technology in the redesigned F-Series Super Duty pickup and new Edge SUV make t...


just-auto Plus only Tenneco supplies exhaust systems for Ford trucks

22 September 2016

Tenneco, a global supplier of clean air and ride performance products and systems, is supplying t...


Ford Bridgend plant makes 20 millionth engine

21 September 2016

While there are currently some unanswered questions about its future, Ford's Bridgend Engine...


just-auto Plus only ZF wins new Traxon transmission orders

21 September 2016

Best-in-class efficiency combined with greater function and innovation, the modular design can be...


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe presents all-new KA+

21 September 2016

The all-new Ford KA+ compact car delivers outstanding interior space, excellent fuel efficiency a...


just-auto Plus only Ford offers weather dependent lighting technology

21 September 2016

Even for experienced drivers, torrential rain can quickly transform a comfortable journey into a...



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