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Why the Mustang is so successful even in Europe

27 July 2017

Talk to Audi, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz and BMW and you'll hear that sales of sports coupes and convertibles are in decline all over Europe. Ford's experience with the Mustang seems to be the opposite.


Ford fields highest tech Fiesta ever

29 June 2017

Nothing like kicking off with a bold claim - Ford reckons the redesigned Fiesta is "the most technologically advanced small car on sale in Europe".


Car makers think about future business models

16 May 2017

The writing has been on the wall for a few years now. The sudden realisation that learning to drive or owning a car was no longer the rite of passage it once was in the US made carmakers start to think about future business models.


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.

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 Europe sales down 4.8% in July 2017

15 August 2017

Ford Europe sold 99,900 total vehicles in July, down 4.8% year over year, but year to date total sales of 845,300 were up 2.6% for the best first seven months of the year since 2009 in the traditional Euro 20 markets.


just-auto Plus only Ford presents new 2018 F-150

10 August 2017

Ford’s new F-150 debuts for 2018 even tougher, even smarter, and even more capable than ever – with the most advanced F-150 powertrain lineup ever that delivers best-in-class towing, payload and efficiency for America’s pickup drivers. The...


just-auto Plus only Velodyne appoints new chief financial officer

9 August 2017

Velodyne Lidar the world leader in 3D real-time perception systems for autonomous vehicles, announced Robert (Bob) Brown has joined the company as its chief financial officer. Brown will report to founder and CEO David Hall. “As we scale to production...


just-auto Plus only FordUS recalls vehicles to replace defective bolts

8 August 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V472000 Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company Components: Seat Belts, Seats Potential number of units affected: 94,605 Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014 Ford F-150 and E-350, 2014-2015 Ford Escape, and 2015...


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales down 7% in July 2017

4 August 2017

Ford Motor Company sales in China surpassed 84,000 vehicles in July, down 7% compared to July 2016. Year-to-date sales for Ford Motor Company in China total nearly 622,000 units, a 7% decrease compared to the same time in 2016. Monthly sales for Changan...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales down 7.5% in July 2017

4 August 2017

Ford Motor Company’s US sales were down 7.5% in July, with sales of 200,212 vehicles, primarily driven by reduced fleet sales Fleet sales of 40,720 vehicles down 26.4%, due to decline in Rental and Commercial sales. Half the decline comes from lower...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales down 7.1% in July 2017

4 August 2017

Ford Motor Company of Canada, July sales were fuelled by strong demand for Ford SUVs, CUVs and trucks. Ford SUV and CUV performance for the month was led by jumps in Ford Explorer and Ford Expedition sales, up 25% and 23% respectively. Ford F-Series continues...


Australian regulator goes after Ford

1 August 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said it had begun proceedings against Ford Australia alleging that it engaged in unconscionable and misleading or deceptive conduct, and made false or misleading representations in its response to customer complaints about a dry dual clutch automatic transmission sold Down Under for about five years.


just-auto Plus only Mustang GT to feature Quiet Exhaust/Start mode

1 August 2017

Someone called the cops on Steve von Foerster. The former head of vehicle engineering for Ford Motor Company was not thrilled, but he understood why. On an otherwise peaceful morning in his suburban Detroit neighbourhood, Von Foerster had just backed a...


New Ford CEO has review in mind - report

31 July 2017

As new CEOs often do, Ford's Jim Hackett is throughly scrutinising many aspects of the company, according to a media report.


Ford Brazil re-engines and updates EcoSport

27 July 2017

Time flies. It's 14 years since Ford Brazil was first in the blue oval empire to launch the EcoSport B-SUV [initially restricted mainly to South America - ed] and it's done well here in South America.


just-auto Plus only Ford US issues safety recall

27 July 2017

Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety recall in North America. Details are as follows: Certain 2014 Ford F-150, E-Series, 2014-15 Escape and 2015 Lincoln MKC vehicles Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety recall for approximately 117,000 Ford F-150,...


just-auto Plus only New Mustang GT features Drag Strip mode

25 July 2017

Ford’s most advanced and powerful Mustang GT is also the fastest ever, achieving 0-to-60-mph in less than four seconds in Drag Strip mode. The new Mustang is also faster than a US$94,000 Porsche 911 Carrera, which Carl Widmann, Mustang chief engineer,...


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

25 July 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V427000 Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company Components: Power Train Potential number of units affected: 5,215 Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Lincoln MKZ and Ford Edge and Fusion vehicles. On vehicles...


Ford names new design director for Europe

24 July 2017

Ford Europe has named Amko Leenarts design director responsible for exterior and interior design.


just-auto Plus only Constellium delivers its 10 millionth part to Ford

14 July 2017

Constellium is proud to announce that it has delivered its 10 millionth part to Ford Motor Company. A provider of aluminium structural components for the Ford F-150 and Super Duty trucks, Constellium will also supply the all-new Ford Expedition starting in...


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

12 July 2017

Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety recall in North America. Details are as follows: Certain 2017 Ford Edge, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 6,000 Ford Edge, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ 2.0-litre gas...


Ford China sees record June sales

6 July 2017

Ford said sales in China passed 100,000 vehicles in June, up 15% year on year, and a record for the month.


just-auto Plus only IIHS announces ratings for six large cars

6 July 2017

The Lincoln Continental, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Toyota Avalon come out at the top of a group of six large cars recently evaluated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The three cars qualify for Top Safety Pick+, the Institutes highest...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada SUV sales surge 40% in June 2017

6 July 2017

Ford Motor Company of Canada remains Canada’s top automotive and SUV brand at the close of the second quarter. Ford SUV sales last month achieved a 40% increase helping Ford remain Canada’s top-selling SUV brand year-to-date. Ford Explorer sales...


Mustang better, Europeans way better, in NCAP

5 July 2017

Euro NCAP's latest safety ratings of six new cars and the Ford Mustang facelift are the usual mix of better and best.


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales down 5.1% in June 2017

4 July 2017

Ford Motor Company’s June US sales totalled 227,979 vehicles – down 5.1% compared to last year June retail results totalled 152,396 vehicles, flat versus last year’s retail results Fleet sales in June of 75,583 vehicles were down...


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

29 June 2017

Ford Motor Company is issuing one safety recall and two safety compliance recalls in North America. Details are as follows: 2015-17 Ford Transit van/bus vehicles Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 400,000 2015-17 Ford Transit van/bus...


just-auto Plus only Ford testing its autonomous vehicles at Mcity

29 June 2017

While Ford continues to test its autonomous vehicle technology on public roads and its own proving grounds, the University of Michigan’s Mcity provides a haven for the driverless technology of tomorrow. The 32-acre autonomous and connected vehicle...


Ford Brazil first to launch 1.5 litre I3

26 June 2017

Ford Brazil is launching a new, 1.5 litre, three cylinder, flex fuel engine in the updated EcoSport. Internally known as Dragon, the engine initially will come from Ford India, where it is in production but not used in any locally produced model but the Brazilian powertrain plant in Taubaté, 146km/91 miles east of São Paulo City will eventually produce it as a replacement for the current four-cylinder, 1.6-litre Sigma motor.


Ford recalls Indian made cars in South Africa

23 June 2017

Ford is recalling nearly 16,000 Indian made Ikon and Figo models in South Africa due to a potential fire risk, a media report said on Friday.


New Ford tech to warn of emergency vehicles

22 June 2017

Ford has developed technology that sends a signal from an ambulance, fire engine or police car directly to nearby drivers, so that they will know exactly where the siren is coming from, and how far away it is.


Ford US to import Focus from China instead

20 June 2017

Ford said its next-generation Focus for the US would be sourced primarily from a joint venture in China, instead of Mexico, saving an additional US$500m on top of the $500 million savings announced earlier this year by cancelling plans for a new factory in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and moving production to the Hermosillo, Mexico, plant.


BorgWarner supplies EGR for Ford diesel

15 June 2017

BorgWarner said it was supplying exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) including a cooler, valve and pneumatic bypass valve for the Ford Power Stroke 6.7-litre V8 diesel engine.


Ford to open Smart Mobility Office in London

13 June 2017

Ford has announced it will open a dedicated Ford Smart Mobility Innovation Office in London focusing on future mobility solutions for Europe.

Ford news

Ford Europe sales down 4.8% in July 2017

15 August 2017

Ford Europe sold 99,900 total vehicles in July, down 4.8% year over year, but year to date total...


just-auto Plus only Ford presents new 2018 F-150

10 August 2017

Ford’s new F-150 debuts for 2018 even tougher, even smarter, and even more capable than eve...


just-auto Plus only Velodyne appoints new chief financial officer

9 August 2017

Velodyne Lidar the world leader in 3D real-time perception systems for autonomous vehicles, annou...


just-auto Plus only FordUS recalls vehicles to replace defective bolts

8 August 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V472000 Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company Components: Seat Belts, Seats...


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales down 7% in July 2017

4 August 2017

Ford Motor Company sales in China surpassed 84,000 vehicles in July, down 7% compared to July 201...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales down 7.5% in July 2017

4 August 2017

Ford Motor Company’s US sales were down 7.5% in July, with sales of 200,212 vehicles, prima...



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