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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


Ford Mustang exports boost global sales lead

25 April 2017

Ford claims its Mustang has been the best-selling sports car in the US over the last 50 years, and now, thanks to exports, is the most popular sports car in the world.


Ford plans autumn PHEV van trial in London

25 April 2017

The first fleets participating in the Ford Transit plug-in hybrid van (PHEV) London trial, starting this autumn, have been confirmed.


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls 2017 Edge vehicles

25 April 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V205000 Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company Components: Structure Potential number of units affected: 84 Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Edge vehicles equipped with the optional Panoramic Vista Roof....


2017 Auto Shanghai motor show world premieres

24 April 2017

Auto Shanghai 2017 did not disappoint, with a vast number of concept, prototype and production model world debuts. The most important vehicle premiere will probably prove to be the Wuling Hong Guang S3, this being the first SUV for the number one brand in the world's largest market.


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls 2017 F-450/F-550 vehicles

18 April 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V212000 Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company Components: Power Train Potential number of units affected: 509 Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford F-450 and F-550 Superduty vehicles. Operating the vehicle...


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls 2017 F-250 vehicles

18 April 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V225000 Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company Components: Power Train Potential number of units affected: 48,443 Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty trucks equipped with 6.2L engines...


2017 New York motor show - global debuts list

13 April 2017

There was no stand-out star at this year's New York International Auto Show, though for sheer novelty value, FCA's 840 horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon could be rightly thought of as the biggest attraction.


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales down 19% in Q1 2017

13 April 2017

Ford Motor Company, China sold more than 250,000 vehicles in the first three months of 2017, down 19% compared to the same time in 2016. Year-to-date sales for Ford and its joint ventures totalled 243,530 vehicles, down 21% compared to the same time last...


Ford sees more SUV growth

11 April 2017

Ford said it sees the SUV segment growing further – accounting for more than 45% of the non-premium US retail auto industry in the next five to seven years.


Ford announces China electrification strategy

10 April 2017

Ford has unveiled new vehicles in China and detailed plans to sell electrified vehicles there. It also detailed the launch of FordPass in China and a CNY1.3bn(US$188m) spend to accelerate innovation and R&D in Nanjing, China, including a new test track and powertrain lab.


Ford launches US police responder hybrid sedan

10 April 2017

Ford has launched a claimed industry first pursuit rated hybrid police car as part of a US$4.5bn spend to make electric vehicles.


Ford to launch Ranger in China

7 April 2017

Ford plans to introduce its best-selling 'Built Ford Tough' truck brand in China to pursue growth opportunities in the country’s emerging pickup market.


just-auto Plus only Ford introduces 2017 F-150 Raptor in Middle East

6 April 2017

Eagerly anticipated and still unmatched by any auto manufacturer, Ford – America’s truck leader – introduces the all-new 2017 F-150 Raptor to the Middle East, adding agility, versatility and roominess to the toughest, smartest, most capable...


just-auto Plus only Ford expanding EV line-up and investments in China

6 April 2017

Ford Motor Company on 6 April 2017 detailed an ambitious China electrification strategy, confirming two new electrified vehicles for China and a broad range of EVs by 2025. The Mondeo Energi, to be launched in early 2018, will be the first plug-in hybrid to...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales down 7% in March 2017

4 April 2017

Ford Motor Company US reported March 2017 sales of 236,250 vehicles – a 7% decline versus a year ago Retail sales declined 2% last month, with 157,740 vehicles sold Fleet sales of 78,510 vehicles were down 17%, reflecting a strong year-ago...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales up 0.2% in March 2017

4 April 2017

Sales increases across Ford’s SUV lineup helped to deliver a strong close to the first quarter for Ford Motor Company of Canada. Ford Escape achieved its best March on record with a 12% sales increase. Ford Explorer and Ford Expedition also experienced...


Ford Sollers localises in Russia "with eyes open"

3 April 2017

Ford Sollers says it has a deep understanding of the impact of localising component manufacture in Russia on ruble cost and foreign currency fluctuation.


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls 2017 F-250 vehicles

3 April 2017

Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety compliance recall for approximately 52,000 2017 Ford F-250 gasoline-powered 6.2-litre vehicles for unintended vehicle movement while in park. Customers are advised to use the parking brake at all times when shifting their...


just-auto Plus only Ford US issues safety/compliance recalls

30 March 2017

Ford Motor Company is issuing three safety recalls and one safety compliance recall in North America. Details are as follows: Ford issues safety recall for certain 2013-15 Ford Escape, Ford Fiesta ST, Ford Fusion and Ford Transit Connect 1.6-litre GTDI...


Ford to announce new Canada engine production

30 March 2017

Ford was expected to announce on Thursday (30 March) it would produce a new engine in Ontario, Canada, according to a media report.


Ford spending $1.2bn at Michigan factories

29 March 2017

Ford said it was spending US$1.2bn on Michigan factories to build new trucks and SUVs and expand as a mobility company.


just-auto Plus only New Ford GT features five drive modes

28 March 2017

The all-new Ford GT features five Drive Modes that enable drivers to optimise the 647 horsepower carbon fibre supercar’s performance characteristics to match conditions on road or racetrack. The Drive Modes include: Normal, for everyday driving Wet,...


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls 2017 Mustang vehicles

28 March 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V168000 Manufacturer Ford Motor Company Components Latches/Locks/Linkages Potential number of units affected 5,470 Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford Mustang vehicles. The return spring for the...


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.

Ford news

Ford Mustang exports boost global sales lead

25 April 2017

Ford claims its Mustang has been the best-selling sports car in the US over the last 50 years, an...


Ford plans autumn PHEV van trial in London

25 April 2017

The first fleets participating in the Ford Transit plug-in hybrid van (PHEV) London trial, starti...


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls 2017 Edge vehicles

25 April 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V205000 Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company Components: Structure Potent...


2017 Auto Shanghai motor show world premieres

24 April 2017

Auto Shanghai 2017 did not disappoint, with a vast number of concept, prototype and production mo...


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls 2017 F-450/F-550 vehicles

18 April 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V212000 Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company Components: Power Train Pote...


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls 2017 F-250 vehicles

18 April 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V225000 Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company Components: Power Train Pote...



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