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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


just-auto Plus only Ford introduces super-tough key for Transit vans

26 August 2016

Few of us expect the electronic devices we rely on to last very long. Cracked screens, slow-running software, and the appeal of the latest model can consign new smartphones, tablets and laptops to the bin after only a few years of use. Now Ford has...


just-auto Plus only OHAP rolls off new Ford Super Duty chassis cabs

26 August 2016

The new F-Series Super Duty chassis cabs rolled off the assembly line a week ago at Ohio Assembly plant, and brought together the entire OHAP family. “The reason I’m here is to thank you,” said Gary Johnson, Ford’s vice-president...


just-auto Plus only All-new Ford S-Series truck gets large fuel tank

26 August 2016

The all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty is the toughest, smartest, most capable and most productive Super Duty ever, an essential tool for work. Just one way in which it can accomplish this is through the addition of a massive 48-gallon fuel tank, the...


Romanian car output drops in 2016

25 August 2016

Car output in Romania dropped by 8.2% in the first seven months of the year due to a lack of new models, a local report said.


just-auto Plus only Ford North America recalls Ford/Lincoln vehicles

25 August 2016

Ford Motor Company is issuing two safety recalls and one safety compliance recall in North America. Details are as follows: Ford issues safety recall for certain 2013-2015 Ford and Lincoln vehicles to replace fuel pump control modules Ford is issuing a...


Ford extends GT production run

19 August 2016

Ford Performance announced at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance it would add two more years of production for the new carbon fibre GT supercar. The announcement followed letters sent to potential customers notifying them of their application status to purchase one of their own, with more than 500 of those coming from the UK alone.


Ford adds pedestrian detection technology to van

19 August 2016

Ford is introducing car-like technology that enables vans to detect people in the road and automatically apply the brakes if the driver does not respond to warnings.


Ford eyes autonomous car regulations - report

18 August 2016

Ford's aim to have a fully driverless car by 2021 will require big changes in federal and state laws to clear the way, according to a US report.


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe sales rise 5% in July 2016

15 August 2016

Ford posted its best July total vehicle sales since 2009, best July passenger car sales since 2011 and best commercial vehicle sales since 1993 in its 20 traditional European markets.  Ford total vehicle sales in the Europe 20 markets rose 5% to...


just-auto Plus only Strattec posts sales of US$108.3m in Q4 2016

12 August 2016

Strattec Security Corporation on 11 August 2016, reported operating results for the fiscal fourth quarter and year ended 3 July 2016. Fourth quarter Net sales for the fourth quarter ended 3 July 2016 were US$108.3m, compared to net sales of $98.4m for the...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada begins Unifor negotiations

12 August 2016

Steve Majer, vice president, human resources, Ford of Canada, in his statement on Unifor said, "On 11 August 2016, we start the formal negotiations process with Unifor. We have a long history of working collaboratively with our union partners and we look...


just-auto Plus only Ford developing its autonomous vehicle strategy

10 August 2016

Vehicle automation continues to be one of the biggest opportunities for automakers. While most are evolving their driver-assist systems to achieve full vehicle autonomy, Ford is taking a different approach.  Ford is working along two distinct pathways...


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls vehicles over door latches issue

5 August 2016

Ford Motor Company is issuing a regional safety recall in North America for approximately 830,000, 2013-15 Ford C-MAX, 2013-15 Ford Escape, 2012-15 Ford Focus, 2015 Ford Mustang and Lincoln MKC, and 2014-16 Ford Transit Connect vehicles sold or ever registered...


just-auto Plus only Ford China July 2016 sales rise 15%

5 August 2016

Ford and its joint ventures in China continued their strong sales performance with 88,189 vehicles sold in July, up 15% compared to July 2015. Year-to-date sales for Ford, Changan Ford (CAF) and Jiangling Motor Corporation (JMC) total 652,836 vehicles, up 6%...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada July 2016 sales up 10%

4 August 2016

Canadians purchased nearly 30,000 Ford and Lincoln vehicles last month, as Ford Motor Company of Canada sales were the best on record for the month of July and up 10% from a year ago.  For the fourth time this year, more than 13,000 Ford F-Series trucks...


Unipart secures Ford China engine parts contract

4 August 2016

Unipart Manufacturing has secured a seven-year contract to supply engine components for Ford cars being produced in China, creating 40 new jobs in the UK Midlands city of Coventry.


just-auto Plus only Ford US July 2016 sales drop 3%

3 August 2016

Ford Motor Company’s total truck sales, including pickups and vans, grew 5% in July versus a year ago with 87,104 sold. Overall company US sales were down 3%, with 216,479 total vehicles sold. Fleet sales - sales to large companies, government...


just-auto Plus only Ford India sold 17,742 units in July 2016

3 August 2016

Ford India's combined domestic wholesales and exports in July grew to 17,742 vehicles from 13,116 vehicles in July 2015. July domestic sales grew to 7,076 vehicles up from 4,362 units, while exports grew to 10,666 vehicles compared to 8,754 units in...


just-auto Plus only Ford Escape improves in IIHS crash test ratings

3 August 2016

The Ford Escape has improved from a poor to acceptable rating in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's challenging small overlap front test, thanks to structural changes to the 2017 model. When the 2013 Escape was tested for small overlap...


Ford pours cold water on UK post-Brexit closures

29 July 2016

Ford is dismissing reports it could mull shutting UK plants following the decision by Britain to exit the European Union (EU).


Ford Q2 net profit slips $190m to $2bn

28 July 2016

Ford Motor Company booked net income down US$190m to $2bn and an adjusted pre-tax profit off $293m on sales up $2.2bn to $39.5bn in the second quarter of 2016.


Some 1,500 still jobless after Ford Genk axe-union

28 July 2016

Belgian unions claim 1,500 people still remain unemployed 18 months after Ford closed its plant in Genk with the loss of 5,500 jobs.


Ford rolls out MY2017 smartphone integration

25 July 2016

Ford has said it will offer the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on its new SYNC 3 connectivity platform across all models sold in the US market in 2017.


Indonesia dealers claim compensation as Ford exits

25 July 2016

Ford dealers in Indonesia are demanding compensation following the carmaker's announcement earlier this year to exit the market by the end of 2016, according to local reports.


Ford explores "Tequila bioplastics"

19 July 2016

Ford Motor Company is teaming up with Jose Cuervo to explore the use of the tequila producer’s Agave plant by-product to develop more sustainable bioplastics to employ in Ford vehicles.


Ford announces management changes in Europe

18 July 2016

Ford Motor has announced a number of changes to its senior leadership team in Europe. Barb Samardzich, vice president and chief operating officer, Ford of Europe, has elected to retire Oct. 1 after more than 26 years with the company.


Turbocharging I3s a growing trend in Brazil

15 July 2016

Turbo charging a one-litre, three-cylinder engine is a growing trend here in Brazil.


Ford Cologne trials co-bots to fit Fiesta shocks

14 July 2016

New collaborative robots – or co-bots – are being used to help Ford workers in Germany fit shock absorbers to Fiesta cars, a task that requires pinpoint accuracy, strength and dexterity. Employees work hand-in-hand with the robots to ensure a perfect fit.


Ford China H1 sales rise

7 July 2016

Ford continued its strong performance in China with vehicle sales in the first half for Ford, Lincoln and its joint ventures reaching 577,097 vehicles, a 6% increase compared to the same time last year.


Ford US sells over 1m F-150 EcoBoost pickups

29 June 2016

Ford said it had now sold over 1m F-150 pickups with segment-exclusive EcoBoost engines in the US.

Ford news

just-auto Plus only Ford introduces super-tough key for Transit vans

26 August 2016

Few of us expect the electronic devices we rely on to last very long. Cracked screens, slow-runni...


just-auto Plus only OHAP rolls off new Ford Super Duty chassis cabs

26 August 2016

The new F-Series Super Duty chassis cabs rolled off the assembly line a week ago at Ohio Assembly...


just-auto Plus only All-new Ford S-Series truck gets large fuel tank

26 August 2016

The all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty is the toughest, smartest, most capable and most produc...


Romanian car output drops in 2016

25 August 2016

Car output in Romania dropped by 8.2% in the first seven months of the year due to a lack of new...


just-auto Plus only Ford North America recalls Ford/Lincoln vehicles

25 August 2016

Ford Motor Company is issuing two safety recalls and one safety compliance recall in North Americ...


Ford extends GT production run

19 August 2016

Ford Performance announced at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance it would add two more yea...



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