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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


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%.


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP announces safety ratings for three cars

26 January 2017

Euro NCAP releases safety ratings for three cars: the Volvo S90 saloon and the V90 estate both achieve the maximum of five stars, while Ford’s Mustang scores two. Launched last year, the S90 and V90 are the latest additions to the Volvo Cars line-up...


just-auto Plus only ANCAP scores Ford Mustang two star safety rating

26 January 2017

Leading independent vehicle safety advocate, the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), released a much anticipated safety rating for the high-selling and iconic sports car, the Ford Mustang. The Mustang scored a 2-star ANCAP safety...


Apple marketing/communication director joins Ford

24 January 2017

Former Apple retail global marketing and communication director Musa Tariq is joining Ford as chief brand officer.


Ford launches non-Ford replacement parts brand

24 January 2017

After offering Motorcraft 'genuine Ford' replacement parts worldwide for decades, the automaker's customer service division is now launching Omnicraft, a a new brand of replacement parts for all makes of non-franchise vehicles.


just-auto Plus only Ford to test its new driver assist tech in China

23 January 2017

Ever asked yourself whether to speed up or slow down when approaching a street crossing? What about that nagging feeling that traffic you can’t see might be approaching as you make a left turn? Imagine a day when stress associated with these...


just-auto Plus only Ford builds Driving Dynamics Lab at Dearborn site

23 January 2017

By the end of 2017, Ford and its engineers will be benefitting more from the value of the trackside property at the Dearborn Proving Grounds. A new 210,000-square-foot, three-story Driving Dynamics Laboratory is expected to greatly increase efficiency in...


just-auto Plus only Ford begins plug-in hybrid van trials in London

23 January 2017

Ford Motor Company is launching a multimillion-pound project designed to help improve air quality in London as the automaker accelerates its electrification plans with 13 new global electrified vehicles scheduled for introduction in the next five years. The...


just-auto Plus only Shelby American unveils 2017 Super Snake

20 January 2017

Five decades after the first “Super Snake” rumbled out of the factory, Shelby American unveiled the all-new 50th Anniversary model on 19 January 2017 in the Ford Performance exhibit at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction. To commemorate the...


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

19 January 2017

Ford Motor Company sales in Europe increased 5% in 2016 to nearly 1.4m vehicles in its 20 traditional European markets. Ford sales in its 50 European markets rose 4% in 2016 to 1.5m vehicles. Ford market share in its 50 European markets remains at 7.7%...


just-auto Plus only Ford presents new advanced Mustang

18 January 2017

On 17 January 2017, Ford partnered with its ambassador of Service, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, to introduce the new Mustang – the world’s best-selling sports coupe and the company’s most advanced Mustang ever. A host of...


just-auto Plus only Ford South Africa recalls Kuga models

17 January 2017

Ford South Africa is issuing a safety recall for Kuga models equipped with the 1.6-litre engine to address an engine overheating condition that could cause a fire. A total of 4,556 vehicles are affected by this safety recall in South Africa, and were built...


just-auto Plus only Ford expands Takata airbag recall in the US

13 January 2017

As part of the planned expansion of vehicles included in the Takata inflator recalls described in National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Takata Coordinated Remedy Order, Ford is expanding its safety recall on vehicles with certain passenger...


just-auto Plus only New Ford GT to feature digital instrument display

12 January 2017

Like the glass cockpit in airplanes and race cars, the all-new Ford GT features an all-digital instrument display in the car’s dashboard that quickly and easily presents information to the driver, based on five special driving modes. The innovative...


2017 Detroit auto show - world debuts list

11 January 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 North American International Auto Show are listed below. The most important models this year were of course the ninth generation Toyota Camry, which will also be the first vehicle using the (TN)GA-K architecture to be manufactured in the US; and the updated Ford F-150 which gains fresh engines, including a diesel.


Lobby group welcomes new Ford and GM diesels

10 January 2017

A lobby group has welcomed two major announcements from leading global manufacturers for new diesel options in light-duty vehicles at the Detroit show. Ford introduced a new three-litre diesel engine option for the 2018 F-150 pickup truck and GMC revealed a new (Opel) 1.6-litre turbodiesel engine option for its new 2018 GMC Terrain SUV.


CES 2017 - list of world debuts

6 January 2017

The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, open to the public between 5 and 8 January, hosted multiple car, concept and automotive technology world premieres.


Ford China December sales surge 23%

6 January 2017

Ford says its sales surged 23% in China in December, capping a record year for the automaker in the world’s largest new vehicle market.


just-auto Plus only Ford introduces new Sync AppLink capability

6 January 2017

With most smartphone owners saying they use navigation apps while driving, Ford Motor Company is introducing new Sync AppLink capability that will project navigation apps directly from a smartphone to the vehicle touch screen. Sygic Car Navigation is first to...

Ford news

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 t...


Ford plans pothole plotter

17 February 2017

Ford claims costly car repairs could be prevented with the help of an ingenious, crowd-sourced vi...


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 r...


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...


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...


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 r...



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