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Interior design and technology – Ford Mustang

15 October 2018

It is America’s best-selling sports car of the last five decades and the world’s best-selling sports car three years straight. Ford launched its facelifted Mustang earlier this year, introducing some styling tweaks, safety upgrades and other technology enhancements. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we slip inside to see what makes it such a popular choice.


2018 Paris motor show - world debuts list

3 October 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 edition of the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile are named below.


Interior design and technology – Ford S-Max

18 September 2018

When Ford launched its seven-seater S-Max a decade ago - calling it a ‘sports activity vehicle’ to differentiate it from the larger Galaxy - competing models were thin on the ground.  Yet the second and current generation S-Max has lots of contenders with a stadium-style seating design. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we take a closer look inside the ST-Line to see what makes it stand out from the crowd.


Chengdu motor show world debuts list

3 September 2018

SAIC, General Motors and the Volkswagen Group revealed the most important new and future models at this year's Chengdu motor show. Below is a list of vehicle world debuts. A trending return towards C segment sedans and the addition of wagons (see Hyundai) continues.

Latest interviews


INTERVIEW - Ford Europe boss promotes safe cycling

25 May 2018

Steven Armstrong might be a car company chief but he thinks nothing of riding his bike for 300kms or 400kms around Europe or 1,000kms over the Andes in South America.


INTERVIEW - Ford Director Smart Mobility (Europe)

15 March 2018

In September of last year, Sarah-Jayne Williams joined Ford as its first director for 'Smart Mobility' in Europe. Her job is to focus on future mobility solutions for Europe and to define and implement Ford of Europe’s Smart Mobility strategy. Dave Leggett recently caught up with her in London, where a 'Chariot' shuttle service has just launched.


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.

Latest news


Ford warns that 'Hard Brexit is a red line'

16 October 2018

As the UK government and EU struggle to find agreement on the terms of the UK's exit from the EU next year (in March) - especially with respect to trade arrangements - Ford has warned that a no-deal Brexit would 'severely damage the UK's competitiveness'. The company also said it will take 'whatever action is necessary to protect our business'.


Ford launches new mid-size SUV in China

16 October 2018

Ford China has launched its new Territory mid-size sport utility vehicle.


Ford names new NA manufacturing chief

16 October 2018

Ford has a named a new head of North American manufacturing operations and a member of the founding Ford family as chief customer experience officer "responsible for creating a world-class customer experience spanning across the entire ownership cycle".


Bill Ford pulls out of Saudi investor conference

15 October 2018

Ford Motor chairman Bill Ford cancelled plans to attend a Saudi investor conference, the automaker said on Sunday.


just-auto Plus only Ford North America recalls 2017-18 Ford GT

12 October 2018

Ford Motor Company Issues Recall in North America for Select 2017-18 Ford GT Vehicles for hydraulic fluid leak Ford is issuing a recall for approximately 200 select 2017-18 Ford GT vehicles. In affected vehicles, hydraulic fluid may leak from the valve...


Ford UK trials IPM technology for connected cars

11 October 2018

Ford is trialling a new technology that aims to prevent unnecessary stops at junctions.


Ford Cologne starts production of electric van

10 October 2018

Ford has begun production of the Deutsche Post StreetScooter WORK XL electric van at its European HQ in Cologne, Germany.


Ford to use graphene in components

10 October 2018

Ford said it would soon be using graphene – a two-dimensional nanomaterial – in vehicle parts.


just-auto Plus only Ford redesigns its marketing operations globally

9 October 2018

Ford Motor Company announced the next step in its plan to make its global marketing more creative, agile and efficient, while delivering a more compelling brand story and differentiated customer experiences. Following a rigorous five-month process, Ford has...


Ford to trim salaried jobs in re-org - report

8 October 2018

Ford is reportedly planning to reduce numbers of salaried workers as part of a reorganisation aimed at boosting its bottom line and raising its depressed share price.


just-auto Plus only Ford India launches upgraded new Aspire

8 October 2018

Ford India introduced its compact sedan - new Ford Aspire - at a compelling introductory price starting from INR555,000 (US$7,507). Combining Power, Style and Substance, the new Ford Aspire is a fresh take on compact sedans with many segment-best...


just-auto Plus only Ford India sells 19,988 vehicles in September 2018

4 October 2018

Ford India’s combined domestic wholesales and exports in September registered 19,988 vehicles, compared to 16,525 vehicles in September 2017. The domestic wholesales in September recorded 8,239 vehicles leading up to the new model introduction of new...


Ford Europe to sell Mondeo hybrid as a wagon

3 October 2018

Ford is to offer the Mondeo hybrid petrol-electric as an estate from 2019. It previously offered only a sedan, a body style unpopular in northern and western Europe.


Ford calls for 'intent' lights on autonomous cars

3 October 2018

Ford has called for standardised light signals to show the intent of self-driving vehicles.


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales down 11.2% in September 2018

3 October 2018

Ford Motor Company’s September US sales declined 11.2% on total sales of 197,404 vehicles. Ford’s overall average transaction pricing increased US$1,500 for September, expanding more than twice the rate of the overall industry average. Ford...


Ford Argentina to stop building Focus - report

2 October 2018

Ford in Argentina is reportedly planning  to stop building the Focus model at its Pacheco plant in Argentina.


Ford 'encouraged' by USMCA deal

2 October 2018

Ford has welcomed the tri-lateral trade deal (called USMCA) announced between the US, Mexico and Canada. The new free trade accord (pending ratification by lawmakers) replaces NAFTA and includes provisions on autos - pushed by the Trump administration - that make it less attractive to make cars for the US market in low-cost Mexico.


just-auto Plus only Ford to launch Mondeo hybrid range in 2019

2 October 2018

Ford will enhance the fuel-efficient Mondeo Hybrid petrol-electric vehicle range – including the introduction of the first practical and spacious Mondeo Hybrid wagon variant – from 2019, the company announced. The new Mondeo Hybrid wagon will...


Brazil Ka Freestyle gets new 1.5 I3 Flex engine

28 September 2018

The Ka FreeStyle (Ka+ Active in Europe), developed first in Brazil has enough tweaks to suggest the owner has an adventurous lifestyle but is relatively discreet compared to the avalanche of pseudo-suvs on the Brazilian market and now spilling over into Europe (Ford has also launched Fiesta and Focus Active models).


Ford, Uber and Lyft to share data on new platform

27 September 2018

Ford president and CEO Jim Hackett has announced Ford’s commitment to 'SharedStreets', a new data platform designed to make it easier for the private sector to work with cities around the world and leverage data to improve urban mobility.


Ford and Zotye establish new mobility solutions JV

27 September 2018

Ford Smart Mobility LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ford Motor Company, and Zotye Auto, signed a definitive joint venture agreement to establish Zotye Ford Smart Mobility Technology, a 50:50 JV that will focus on providing smart, customised all-electric vehicle mobility solutions to fleet operators and drivers in China’s fast-growing ride-hailing market.


Ford and Zoyte ink EV ride sharing JV

27 September 2018

Ford Smart Mobility and Zotye Auto, signed a joint venture agreement to establish Zotye Ford Smart Mobility Technology, a 50:50 JV that will focus on providing smart, customised electric vehicle mobility solutions to fleet operators and drivers in China's fast-growing ride hailing market.


Ford says metals tariffs cost it $1bn

26 September 2018

Ford CEO Jim Hackett encouraged the Trump administration to resolve trade disputes quickly or it could do "more damage" to his company, which is already suffering losses from tariffs imposed by president Donald Trump.


Ford tries tech to clear way for emergency vehicle

25 September 2018

Together with Vodafone, Ford is one of a number of automakers now testing connected vehicle technology that could alert drivers to an accident ahead moments after it has happened.


Ford UK launches new 'buy online' service

24 September 2018

Recognising the growing trend for browsing and buying online, Ford's UK unit has launched a new Online Sales service, a consumer-focused website, which can be accessed anywhere, including through the interactive displays in the newly-opened Digital FordStore in Manchester's Arndale shopping centre.


Ford French transmission plant sale may be agreed

21 September 2018

A deal to sell a Ford gearbox plant in France is inching forward and may be concluded next month.


just-auto Plus only Latin NCAP announces results for Accent/Ford Ka

21 September 2018

The fifth round of results for the New Car Assessment Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean, Latin NCAP, was released with a poor result for the Hyundai Accent and an improvement for the Ford Ka’s side impact protection. The Hyundai Accent,...


just-auto Plus only Ford Mobility chief financial officer to retire

21 September 2018

Ford Motor Company announced Neil Schloss, vice president and chief financial officer of Ford Mobility, will retire 31 December after a 36-year career with the automaker. In addition to being the founding CFO for Ford’s mobility efforts, Schloss served...


Suzuki Jimny scores low in latest Euro NCAP tests

19 September 2018

Euro NCAP releases the safety ratings of four new cars today. Both the Audi A6 and the VW Touareg achieve a maximum five- star rating, the Ford Tourneo Connect achieves a solid four- star rating and the new Suzuki Jimny scores three stars.


just-auto Plus only Ford Transit makes global debut at Hannover show

19 September 2018

Ford revealed the new 2-tonne Transit model at the IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover, Germany, marking the global debut of the smartest and most productive Transit ever. Providing increased load-carrying capability and upgraded powertrains that...

Ford Group news

Ford warns that 'Hard Brexit is a red line'

16 October 2018

As the UK government and EU struggle to find agreement on the terms of the UK's exit from the EU...


Ford launches new mid-size SUV in China

16 October 2018

Ford China has launched its new Territory mid-size sport utility vehicle. The model revives a...


Ford names new NA manufacturing chief

16 October 2018

Ford has a named a new head of North American manufacturing operations and a member of the foundi...


Interior design and technology – Ford Mustang

15 October 2018

It is America's best-selling sports car of the last five decades and the world's best-sel...


Bill Ford pulls out of Saudi investor conference

15 October 2018

Ford Motor chairman Bill Ford cancelled plans to attend a Saudi investor conference, the automake...


just-auto Plus only Ford North America recalls 2017-18 Ford GT

12 October 2018

Ford Motor Company Issues Recall in North America for Select 2017-18 Ford GT Vehicles for hydraul...



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