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Detroit auto show world debuts list - Infiniti EV crossover

14 December 2018

It was already known that Infiniti would be showing a preview of its first electric vehicle at the 2019 NAIAS. Now comes news that the vehicle will be a crossover.


ANALYSIS - Future Ford SUVs and pick-ups

8 November 2018

After taking a look at Ford's worldwide plans for cars into the second half of the 2020s, this second feature investigates what the brand is likely to be doing in crossovers, SUVs and pick-ups, and that includes certain battery-powered vehicles as well as JVs with VW, Mahindra and Zotye.


Future plans show Ford isn't exiting cars

7 November 2018

Ford has been telling anyone who will listen that it believes its US market future lies with SUVs, pick-ups, EVs and autonomous vehicles. Outside North America though, there is a big future for a wide variety of Ford cars.


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.

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 that fail to embrace mobility challenges will lose out – Mascarenas

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 Rolf Deges, Vehicle Line Director, CD-cars at Ford Europe

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


Furious France slams Ford Bordeaux closure as "cowardice"

14 December 2018

France's Finance Minister has launched an astonishingly blistering attack on Ford's decision to abandon a potential sale of its Bordeaux transmission plant, slamming the US manufacturer's move as "cowardice" and a "lie."


Ford China sales crash 55% in November

14 December 2018

Ford's sales in China plunged 55% year on year in November to 52,434 units. YTD sales were off 35% at 695,028.


Ford is latest OEM to hit China market problems

14 December 2018

Ford's recent sharp decline to sales in China echoes that of other OEMs who say the market is experiencing difficulties as consumer confidence is dented by a number of factors, including a slowing economy and heightened trade tensions between the US and China which have raised tariffs on imports of goods - including cars - from the US. 


just-auto Plus only Hankook to supply OE tyres for Ford Focus Active

14 December 2018

Hankook Tyre has announced that it will start providing original equipment tyres to the all-new Ford Focus Active. The tyre that will be fitted is Hankook Ventus Prime 3, an ultra-high performance tyre with the perfect balance between performance, comfort and...


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe sales drop 5.4% in November 2018

13 December 2018

Ford outperformed the industry in November, with Ford sales of 102,500 vehicles in its traditional European 20 markets reflecting a dip of 5.4%, better than industry reduction of 6.4% Ford commercial vehicle sales hit a 25-year high, achieving its best...


just-auto Plus only Ford China announces leadership changes, emphasises commitment to home country

11 December 2018

Ford China announced that Henry Li, vice president, Marketing and Sales, Ford Greater China, and president, Ford National Distribution Services Division, has elected to leave the company for health and family reasons, effective 31 December...


just-auto Plus only Ford appoints new vice president, Global Product Development Operations and Vehicle Programs

11 December 2018

Ford Motor Company announced that Trevor Worthington has been appointed vice president, Global Product Development Operations and Vehicle Programs. In this new role, he will lead Ford’s global vehicle programs and be responsible for coordinating the...


Ford announces senior leadership changes

7 December 2018

Ford has announced the retirements of three long-serving global executives – Kenneth Kent, vice president and treasurer; Joe Bakaj, vice president, Product Development, Ford of Europe; and Bill Russo, vice president, Manufacturing, Ford of Asia Pacific – effective at the end of the year.


Ford's US$45m Advanced Manufacturing Center speeds technology to plants

6 December 2018

Inside Ford's new Advanced Manufacturing Center, an engineer stands in front of a 3D printing machine churning out brake parts for the soon to be introduced Shelby Mustang GT500. Across the room, two team members strap on virtual reality headsets to design and simulate production lines, while another is working alongside a collaborative robot, programming a safer way to install a vehicle part.


Ford's Venezuela unit offers buyouts as output dwindles - report

6 December 2018

Ford is offering buy-outs to staff at its moribund plant in Venezuela to reduce its payroll, two union leaders told a news agency, as the automaker seeks to streamline its money-losing South America operations.


just-auto Plus only ANCAP scores four new models five star rating

6 December 2018

Independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP, has released its latest round of ratings, highlighting strong safety performance across a range of brands and vehicle types. The Ford Focus, Hyundai Santa Fe, Genesis G70 and Jaguar I-Pace have all been awarded 5...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales drop 10.7% in November 2018

5 December 2018

Ford Motor Company of Canada, sales were led by a best November on record for the Canadian-built Ford Edge. The Ford Expedition, Ford Transit Van, Ford Transit Connect and Ford E-Series also saw increased sales last month. “We’re pleased by the...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales drop 6.9% in November 2018

4 December 2018

November US sales at Ford Motor Company totalled 196,303 vehicles, representing a 6.9% decline As a result of a decline in daily rental sales due to order timing, Ford fleet sales were down 7.1%; daily rental was down 32.7%, while commercial sales were up...


just-auto Plus only Ford introduces AI technology in new Edge sports utility vehicle

30 November 2018

Ford has introduced sophisticated artificial intelligence technology to the new Ford Edge sports utility vehicle that delivers greater confidence for drivers in slippery conditions while helping them save fuel when extra grip is not needed. Ford has for...


Ford reshuffles plant jobs as pickup and SUV demand soars

29 November 2018

Ford said it would redistribute workers at several of its plants to meet rising demand for pickup trucks and large SUVs.


Ford says big data could make cities safer

29 November 2018

Ford said it had come up with a means by which big data could potentially help cities identify locations which, if nothing is done, are most likely to be the scene of future traffic incidents.


Ford to start plug-in hybrid van trials in Cologne in 2019

29 November 2018

Ford is to commence plug-in hybrid electric commercial vehicle trials in Cologne, Germany, next year.


Ford Canada chief rules out Canada plant closure

27 November 2018

Ford has no plans to carry out an assembly plant shutdown in Canada along the lines of the closure announced yesterday (26 November) by General Motors, the head of the automaker's Canadian operation told local media after the rival's announcement.


just-auto Plus only Ford UK launches updated Ford Edge

26 November 2018

The stylish, sporty and finely crafted new Ford Edge – the company’s most technologically advanced sports utility vehicle (SUV) ever – delivers greater comfort and enhanced performance for customers in Europe. The new Ford Edge large SUV...


just-auto Plus only Ford presents Focus Active crossover

22 November 2018

The all-new Ford Focus Active crossover introduces SUV-inspired versatility to the confidence-inspiring, intuitive, and rewarding all-new Focus driving experience. Available in spacious five-door hatchback and wagon body styles with rugged exterior styling,...


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe sales up 3.4% in October 2018

15 November 2018

Ford achieved its best October total vehicle market share since 2009, rising 0.6 percentage points versus October 2017 to 8.2%. Total vehicle sales rose 3.4% to 108,200 units in its European 20 markets in October. Ford commercial vehicle sales grew more...


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales plunge 45% in October 2018

13 November 2018

Ford Motor Company China sales totalled 58,204 vehicles in October, a 45% decline year over year. “As part of our 2025 Plan, Ford is rolling out its first wave of our exciting new vehicles, designed especially to meet the needs of Chinese customers....


Australian car importers eye TPP FTA benefits

7 November 2018

Australia's freshly ratified Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement, scheduled to come into force at the end of this year, will benefit multiple automakers in the now import-only market, according to a local media report.


just-auto Plus only Ford of Europe names new director of Electrified Vehicles

6 November 2018

Ford named Steve Hood to the newly established position of director, Electrified Vehicles, Ford of Europe, with responsibility for developing strategy, new business models and plans for electrified vehicles and services. The creation of this role supports...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales up 1.6% in October 2018

2 November 2018

Ford Motor Company of Canada, sales increased two per cent in October, led by Canada’s leading line-up of trucks, utilities and commercial vehicles. Ford F-Series pickups and Ford commercial vehicles achieved best October sales on record. “We...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales drop 3.9% in October 2018

2 November 2018

Ford Motor Company’s October US sales totalled 192,616 vehicles, representing a 3.9% decline. Ford’s overall average transaction prices reached record levels of $36,800 in October, up $1,400 from last year. This compares to an industry increase of...


just-auto Plus only Dana to supply Spicer SmartConnect AWD system for Ford Edge globally

30 October 2018

Dana Incorporated announced that it has been selected by Ford Motor Company to supply Spicer SmartConnect disconnecting all-wheel-drive (AWD) systems for the global Ford Edge Program. Starting with the 2019 model year, the company will be the exclusive...


Ford appoints new CEO for stand-alone China operations

29 October 2018

Ford Motor hopes to reverse its plunging sales in China by establishing a stand-alone business unit led by a new CEO, according to local reports.


Ford recalling 1.5m Focus cars in US

25 October 2018

Ford said on Thursday it would recall nearly 1.5m cars in North America to repair a faulty component which could lead to engines stalling.


Ford establishes stand-alone China business and names its new CEO

24 October 2018

As part of Ford's efforts to revamp its operations and boost market presence in China, the company has announced it is reorganising its Asia Pacific operations and hiring a new president and CEO for Ford China.

Ford news

Furious France slams Ford Bordeaux closure as "cowardice"

14 December 2018

France's Finance Minister has launched an astonishingly blistering attack on Ford's decision to a...


Detroit auto show world debuts list - Infiniti EV crossover

14 December 2018

It was already known that Infiniti would be showing a preview of its first electric vehicle at th...


Ford China sales crash 55% in November

14 December 2018

Ford's sales in China plunged 55% year on year in November to 52,434 units. YTD sales were of...


Ford is latest OEM to hit China market problems

14 December 2018

Ford's recent sharp decline to sales in China echoes that of other OEMs who say the market is exp...


just-auto Plus only Hankook to supply OE tyres for Ford Focus Active

14 December 2018

Hankook Tyre has announced that it will start providing original equipment tyres to the all-new F...


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe sales drop 5.4% in November 2018

13 December 2018

Ford outperformed the industry in November, with Ford sales of 102,500 vehicles in its traditiona...



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