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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.


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.

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


Sourcing Russian suppliers key - Ford Sollers

20 March 2017

Ford Sollers says domestic suppliers are key to dealing with the challenges faced by all automakers in the Russian market as the country continues to grapple with ruble and oil price pressures, as well as international economic sanctions.


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls 2017 Mustang vehicles

16 March 2017

Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety compliance recall in North America. Details are as follows: Ford is issuing a safety compliance recall for approximately 6,000, 2017 Ford Mustang vehicles to inspect the left interior door handle return spring. In...


Ford appoints new strategy chief for Asia Pacific

15 March 2017

Ford has named Stephen Dyer vice president of business strategy for the Asia Pacific region.


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls Edge/Lincoln vehicles

14 March 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V123000 Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company Components: Air Bags Potential number of units affected: 27,531 Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles and 2017 Lincoln...


just-auto Plus only Ford elects new director to its board

13 March 2017

Ford Motor Company announces the election of Lynn Vojvodich to the company’s board of directors. Her appointment is effective 1 April 2017. Vojvodich, 49, is a global technology executive who has built, grown and transformed businesses for more than...


Ford refutes hybrid patent infringement claims

9 March 2017

Paice, which develops hybrid vehicle technology, said the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has instituted a formal investigation into patent infringement claims against Ford  which the automaker denies.


2017 Geneva motor show - world debuts list

8 March 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Geneva motor show are listed below. The most important models this year were the Range Rover Velar, Kia Picanto, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, Opel Crossland X & Insignia, Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo, SEAT Ibiza, Subaru XV, Volkswagen Arteon and Volvo XC60.


GENEVA - Ford chief still sees Europe opportunity

8 March 2017

Ford's European chief still expects growth in the region.


GENEVA - Ford surges in Europe as GM quits

7 March 2017

While big rival General Motors' struggles in Europe have been highlighted by the sale of Opel to PSA, Ford is enjoying something of a resurgence in the region.


Ford China sales rise in February, down YTD

7 March 2017

Ford and its joint ventures in China sold 64,641 vehicles in February, up 2% compared to February 2016.


just-auto Plus only GNCAP announces test results for two Indian cars

7 March 2017

In the first set of #SaferCarsForIndia results for 2017, Global NCAP has released the scores for crash tests conducted on the Chevrolet Enjoy and the Ford Aspire (Next Gen Figo). The Chevrolet Enjoy, which is sold without airbags in its basic version,...


just-auto Plus only Ford debuts next-gen Fiesta ST at the Geneva show

7 March 2017

Ford on 6 March 2017 delivered the global public debut of the next generation Ford Fiesta ST amid the most exciting and comprehensive line-up of Ford Performance models ever, at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. Introducing an all-new 200 PS, three-cylinder...


just-auto Plus only Ford trials 3D printing technology with Stratasys

6 March 2017

Ford Motor Company is exploring how large one-piece auto parts, like car spoilers, could be printed for prototyping and future production vehicles, as the first automaker to pilot the Stratasys Infinite Build 3D printer. Capable of printing car parts of...


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

3 March 2017

Ford is issuing a safety compliance recall for approximately 32,000 2016-17 Ford Edge, 2016-17 Lincoln MKX and 2017 Lincoln Continental vehicles to replace the driver frontal airbag module. Ford was notified by Takata that certain driver frontal airbag...


just-auto Plus only Ford US February 2017 sales down 4%

2 March 2017

Overall Ford Motor Company US sales totalled 208,440 vehicles in February, a 4% decline versus a year ago. Retail sales of 134,576 vehicles decreased 3%, while fleet sales were down 5%, with 73,864 vehicles sold. The fleet decline reflects a strong year-ago...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales up 3.2% in February 2017

2 March 2017

Breaking new records, Ford F-Series achieved its best February ever surpassing last year’s record with 10,251 trucks sold. This is the second consecutive month that Ford F-Series has set best monthly sales. Ford of Canada’s overall sales were up...


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP announces safety ratings for six new car

2 March 2017

On 1 March 2017 Euro NCAP releases the results of six new cars. The Audi Q5, Land Rover Discovery and Toyota C-HR all get a top five-star safety rating; Citroën’s C3 gets four stars; and Fiat’s ageing 500 and Ford’s brand new Ka+ notched...


just-auto Plus only Ford reveals Fiesta ST ahead of Geneva debut

27 February 2017

Ford Performance on 24 February 2017 revealed the next generation Ford Fiesta ST, powered by an all-new three-cylinder, 1.5-litre EcoBoost engine. Shown for the first time ahead of its global public debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month, the next...


Ford nixes human intervention on driverless cars

17 February 2017

Ford, having noted engineers monitoring self-driving cars are dozing off, has decided to remove the steering wheel, brake and accelerator pedals from its driverless cars arriving in 2021, a media report said.


Ford plans pothole plotter

17 February 2017

Ford claims costly car repairs could be prevented with the help of an ingenious, crowd-sourced virtual pothole map, which it is researching, with testing due to start later this year.


Ford to build new wind tunnel complex in Michigan

15 February 2017

Ford is spending on a new aerodynamic testing complex that will house a next-generation rolling road wind tunnel and climatic chamber. The new facility will come complete with testing advancements that better match the technological development of both production vehicles and racing vehicles.


2017 Chicago motor show - world debuts

10 February 2017

FCA US, Ford Motor Company, Hyundai Motor America, Nissan North America and Subaru of America all had vehicle world premieres at the 2017 Chicago auto show.


just-auto Plus only Ford China sells 88,432 vehicles in January 2017

9 February 2017

Ford and its joint ventures in China sold more than 88,000 vehicles in January with the Edge SUV and Mustang recording all-time record months. Total sales for Ford, including JVs Changan Ford Automobile and Jiangling Motor Corporation, were down 32% versus...


just-auto Plus only Federal-Mogul offers head gaskets for Ford engines

7 February 2017

Fel-Pro PermaTorque MLS multi-layered steel performance head gaskets – featuring the same race-winning technologies used in professional oval track and drag racing competition – are now available for Ford Modular V8 (4.6L and 5.4L) engines. Fel-Pro...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales up 3.5% in January 2017

2 February 2017

With a strong start to the new year, Ford Motor Company of Canada, total vehicle sales increased by 4% driven by record January sales of Ford F-Series, Canada’s top-selling pickup for 51 consecutive years. Ford Transit Van sales also achieved a new...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales down 1% in January 2017

2 February 2017

Ford Motor Company’s US retail sales of 120,400 vehicles are up 6% in January, while total sales declined 1%.  Fleet sales of 52,212 vehicles, including daily rental, commercial and government segments, declined 13%. The fleet decline reflects a...


just-auto Plus only New Ford F-250 earns NHTSA five star rating

30 January 2017

The 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty Crew Cab 4x2’s smart engineering has earned the all-new truck the government’s highest possible crash rating of five stars – adding safety to its strengths as the toughest, smartest, most capable Super Duty...


Ford Brazil honours debt and indemnifies state

27 January 2017

A lengthy attempt by Ford Brazil to build a new plant has been resolved, in part at least.


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

27 January 2017

Ford Motor Company is issuing one safety recall and one safety compliance recall in North America. Details are as follows: Ford issues safety recall for certain 2016 Ford Focus and C-MAX vehicles to inspect and repair left-hand body apron joints located on...


Ford 2016 net profit falls $2.8bn

26 January 2017

Ford has booked a substantial US$2.8bn plunge in full year 2016 net profit down to $4.6bn on sales down to $151.8bn from $2.2bn. Automotive segment operating margin was off 0.1% to 6.7%.

Ford news

Sourcing Russian suppliers key - Ford Sollers

20 March 2017

Ford Sollers says domestic suppliers are key to dealing with the challenges faced by all automake...


just-auto Plus only Ford’s chief interior designer, Europe – Q&A

20 March 2017

While at the most recent Geneva motor show, we sat down with Ernst Reim, Ford’s chief inter...


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 i...


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls 2017 Mustang vehicles

16 March 2017

Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety compliance recall in North America. Details are as follows...


Ford appoints new strategy chief for Asia Pacific

15 March 2017

Ford has named Stephen Dyer vice president of business strategy for the Asia Pacific region. H...


just-auto Plus only Ford of Europe Product Development VP – Q&A

15 March 2017

While at the most recent Geneva motor show, we caught up with Joe Bakaj, Ford of Europe Product D...



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