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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.


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.

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


EPA sticking with 2025 emissions/economy standards

8 December 2016

In a surprise move, the US Environmental Protection Agency announced it would maintain model year 2022-2025 fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards that would require automakers to nearly double their fleetwide fuel efficiency by 2025. The announcement cut short a formal review process for these standards and came well ahead of schedule.


Mexican brake supplier increases jobs count in US

7 December 2016

A Ford brake parts contract has enabled a Mexican based supplier to increase jobs at a factory near Flint, Michigan.


Ford holds back 2017 F-150s due to 10-speeds

7 December 2016

Not for the first time in the last decade or so (think VW group DSG twin clutch transmissions), problems with new automatic gearboxes are causing angst for a major automaker.


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales up 17% in November 2016

7 December 2016

Ford and its joint ventures in China have sold more than one million vehicles in 2016, reaching the milestone one month faster than in 2015. Monthly sales hit an all-time November high of 124,113 vehicles, up 17% compared to November 2015. “Ford is...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada November 2016 sales increase 18.3%

6 December 2016

Ford of Canada delivered strong November sales with an 18% increase year over year. Ford F-Series delivered a record-breaking month with a 37% sales increase. Strong sales lifts were also seen across the SUV/CUV line-up boosted by record-breaking Ford Escape...


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

5 December 2016

Ford issues safety recall for certain 2013-16 Ford Fusion and 2013-15 Lincoln MKZ vehicles to insulate seat belt anchor pretensioner cables Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 650,000 2013-16 Ford Fusion and 2013-15 Lincoln MKZ vehicles to...


just-auto Plus only Ford US November 2016 sales climb 5%

2 December 2016

Ford Motor Company’s overall sales totalled 197,574 vehicles in November, a 5% increase versus last year, driven by a 10% retail sales gain with 154,114 vehicles sold. Fleet sales of 43,460 vehicles, including daily rental, commercial and government...


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP announces test results of new car models

1 December 2016

Euro NCAP on 30 November 2016 published its last round of safety ratings for 2016. The Audi Q2, Hyundai Ioniq, Ford Edge, Suzuki Ignis and the SsangYong Tivoli all underwent Euro NCAP’s rigorous safety testing and, of the five cars, two were tested under...


New Ford Fiesta delayed until July 2017

30 November 2016

Ford has revealed the eighth generation Fiesta to 2,500 onlookers at a special event inside its Niehl plant. The Cologne factory will be the lead global manufacturing location but the company has admitted to just-auto that production will not commence until July.


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe unveils two Mustang models

30 November 2016

Ford on 29 November 2016 unveiled two special edition Ford Mustang models with unique styling and premium specification for customers in Europe. The new Ford Mustang Black Shadow Edition offers special black 19-inch alloys wheels and unique black body...


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe reveals new Transit Custom models

30 November 2016

Ford has revealed exclusive new variants of the Transit Custom one-tonne commercial vehicle that provide stylish and functional transportation for independent businesses and artisans who want to stand out from the crowd. The dynamic new Transit Custom Black...


just-auto Plus only Ford EcoBoost to feature cylinder deactivation

30 November 2016

Ford on 29 November 2016 announced that the multi-award-winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine is to be offered with innovative cylinder deactivation technology for further reduced CO2 emissions and improved fuel efficiency. Ford’s compact and...


Automakers plan Europe highway fast charge network

29 November 2016

BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen Group have announced plans for a joint venture to establish an ultra-fast, high-power charging network along major highways in Europe similar to Tesla's pioneering Supercharger network.


just-auto Plus only Ford develops Side Wind Stabilisation technology

28 November 2016

As the first winter storms begin to hit, strong gusting winds provide an additional challenge to motorists, particularly those driving high-sided vehicles on the motorway. That’s why all new Ford Transit and Transit Custom commercial vehicles are...


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe YTD 2016 sales rise 4.8%

25 November 2016

Growing demand for Ford’s performance cars and SUV vehicles as well as continued strong sales of commercial vehicles drove Ford of Europe’s total vehicle sales year-to-date up 6.0% at 1,144,200 in its 20 traditional European markets. Ford’s...


just-auto Plus only Ford US gains 21.3% new hatchback registrations

22 November 2016

Retail registrations for non-luxury, turbocharged small hatchbacks are down 21% in 2016 as buyers are snapping up SUVs. That’s not stopping Ford from posting just over a 21% gain in retail new vehicle registrations through September of its newest hot...


2016 LA auto show - world premieres list

17 November 2016

The following cars, light trucks and concepts were world premieres at the 2016 LA auto show.


Chinese sourcing for US likely to fuel trade fire

17 November 2016

Ford's new entry into the US compact SUV market is likely to further fan the flames over automotive trade, according to a media report.


New Ford Canada head named

17 November 2016

Ford Canada has named Mark Buzzell as its next president and CEO, replacing Dianne Craig, who served in this role for the past five years. The appointment is effective from 1 January, 2017.


Ford's Fields fires back at Trump tariff plan

16 November 2016

Ford’s chief executive officer has taken aim at President-elect Trump’s plan to scuttle free trade and impose a 35% tariff on cars made in Mexico.


Ford Valencia workers try to trick vision system

15 November 2016

Ford employees are tasked with secretly planting wrong and faulty parts onto the assembly line, including incomplete steering wheels and faulty engine components, as part of a process to ensure all new vehicles built at the plant in Valencia meet rigorous quality standards.


2016 São Paulo show - World premieres

9 November 2016

The Honda WR-V was the main world premiere at the 8 November press day of the 2016 Sao Paulo International Motor Show. It joined the Jeep Compass, which made its public debut at the event, the media preview having already taken place.


just-auto Plus only Ford India to build new global technology centre

9 November 2016

During a visit this week to India, Ford executive chairman Bill Ford announced plans for a green and modern new global technology and business centre in Chennai that will serve as a hub for product development, mobility solutions and business services for...


Ford reports China sales surge

8 November 2016

Ford and its joint ventures in China continue to report strong sales. Ford posted record October sales of 107,618 vehicles, up 14% compared to October 2015.


just-auto Plus only Ford to launch SYNC 3 in South Africa

7 November 2016

The latest generation of Ford's innovative communications and entertainment system is set to make its South African debut this year when the high-tech new SYNC 3 is launched on the Ford Kuga, Mustang, Ranger and Everest. Ford SYNC already enables...


just-auto Plus only Ford expands driver-assist technology portfolio

4 November 2016

Building on its industry leadership in available driver-assist technologies, Ford Motor Company is expanding its offerings with a range of next-generation features designed to ease parking hassles, improve collision avoidance, detect objects in the road and...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada October 2016 sales down 2.6%

4 November 2016

Ford Motor Company of Canada saw a total 19% sales increase in SUV/CUV in October including a surge in Ford Expedition sales. Ford of Canada continued to see increased consumer demand for hybrid vehicles with an increase of 130% in Fusion Hybrid sales and a...


A slow month gets slower for US sales

3 November 2016

Ford belatedly reported its October results. Adding more red ink to Tuesday’s totals, the automaker's sales were down 11.9% as a good month for Lincoln was dragged down by a bad month for the Ford brand.


just-auto Plus only Ford US October 2016 sales down 12%

3 November 2016

Overall US sales for Ford were down 12% in October versus a year ago, with 188,813 vehicles sold. US sales of Ford Transit were up 9%, with 10,202 vans sold. F-Series pickup sales increased 0.1%, with 65,542 trucks sold – the best October since...


just-auto Plus only Ford South Africa sales up 8% in October 2016

3 November 2016

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) enjoyed a bumper sales month in October 2016, achieving not only its highest-ever market share in South Africa, but also recording significant gains in year-to-date share and overall sales volumes. Ford notched...

Ford news

EPA sticking with 2025 emissions/economy standards

8 December 2016

In a surprise move, the US Environmental Protection Agency announced it would maintain model year...


Mexican brake supplier increases jobs count in US

7 December 2016

A Ford brake parts contract has enabled a Mexican based supplier to increase jobs at a factory ne...


Ford holds back 2017 F-150s due to 10-speeds

7 December 2016

Not for the first time in the last decade or so (think VW group DSG twin clutch transmissions), p...


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales up 17% in November 2016

7 December 2016

Ford and its joint ventures in China have sold more than one million vehicles in 2016, reaching t...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada November 2016 sales increase 18.3%

6 December 2016

Ford of Canada delivered strong November sales with an 18% increase year over year. Ford F-Series...


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

5 December 2016

Ford issues safety recall for certain 2013-16 Ford Fusion and 2013-15 Lincoln MKZ vehicles to ins...



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