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Frankfurt IAA world debuts - Cupra concept

15 July 2019

SEAT's Cupra division has confirmed a world premiere for the Frankfurt motor show in September.


2019 Goodwood FoS - world debuts list

8 July 2019

This year's Goodwood Festival of Speed was the twenty-sixth edition of the annual event.


ANALYSIS - CD539 Ford Edge EcoBlue diesel

1 July 2019

Ford has sold some 70,000 Edges in the US so far this year. Not bad for a model that's been in production since 2015 and which competes in a packed segment. This 4.8m long SUV has had a trickier time finding favour with European buyers though, which seems unfair given what is a first rate diesel powertrain.


Auto Shanghai 2019 - world premieres list

17 April 2019

Auto Shanghai took place across 12 halls, each of which has two levels, with total floor space of 360,000 square metres quoted by the organiser. There were 136 scheduled press conferences on 16 and 17 April plus multiple events which took place in the days (and weeks) beforehand as OEMs attempted to have their brands' voices heard in the welter of announcements.

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


Third Ford South Africa shift to add jobs at Silverton plant

18 July 2019

Strong demand for the Ranger pickup truck it produces both for local sale and export has led Ford South Africa to add a third shift from August 2019.


just-auto Plus only UAW and Ford executives begin negotiations for the 2019 contract

16 July 2019

UAW and Ford executives shake hands at Ford World Headquarters to begin negotiations for the 2019 contract. During the course of the 2015 contract, Ford exceeded its contract commitments, investing more than US$9bn in its US plants and creating or retaining...


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe Q2 2019 sales down 3.4%

16 July 2019

Ford remains Europe’s No. 1 commercial vehicle brand as the top-selling single nameplate at of the end of June 2019. Euro 20 Total Vehicle Sales: Q2 2019 - 346,800 units; change - (-)3.4% Total Vehicle Market Share: Q2 2019 - 7.2%; change -...


Ford China sales plunge 21.7% in Q2

9 July 2019

Ford has announced second quarter sales in China of 154,042 vehicles, a 21.7% decrease compared to the same period last year. Compared to the first quarter of 2019, sales of Ford-branded (import and domestic) and Lincoln vehicles increased 24% and 28% respectively. The company claims it has put measures in place to improve performance in the world's largest car market. and that some improvement is already in evidence.


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales down 2.82% in Q2 2019

9 July 2019

Ford remains the top-selling automotive brand in Canada through the end of the second quarter, led by strong sales of Ecosport, Expedition and its luxury line-up of Lincoln vehicles. “We’re thrilled to once again be the automotive brand of...


Brazil H1 sales and production up despite Argentina

5 July 2019

Car sales in Brazil in the first half of 2019 rose 12.1% year on year as production inched up 2.8%.


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales drop 4.1% in Q2 2019

4 July 2019

Ford second quarter total pickup sales strongest in 15 years. Expedition sales up 50%, best F-650/F-750 sales in over two decades, Lincoln posts best SUV sales since 2001 Ford strategy to focus on its winning portfolio led to a strong pickup and SUV mix...


Ford chief criticises Romanian infrastructure (or lack thereof)

3 July 2019

Romania's infrastructure shortcomings have again been highlighted by an automaker.


Ford and Vodafone to test new connected-vehicle technology

1 July 2019

Ford and Vodafone are testing new connected-vehicle technology which could make it easier to find parking spaces in city centres.


just-auto Plus only Redesigned 2019 Ford Ranger misses IIHS top safety pick rating

28 June 2019

The redesigned 2019 Ford Ranger crew cab earns good ratings in all but one of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's crashworthiness evaluations, as well as a superior rating for front crash prevention. A marginal headlight rating, however, keeps the...


just-auto Plus only Ford Explorer production moves to Chicago

28 June 2019

With the introduction of the fifth-generation Ford Explorer, the company invested US$400m into the vehicle’s production in moving it from Louisville, Kentucky, to Chicago Assembly Plant in 2010. The 2011 model year Ford Explorer was built alongside...


Ford Europe restructuring costing 12,000 jobs

27 June 2019

Around 12,000 axed jobs are part of the cost of Ford launching "a new business model and fresh vehicle line-up" today in what it called "the most comprehensive redesign in the history of its business in Europe".


just-auto Plus only New 2019 Ford Ranger features Belt Monitor

27 June 2019

The 2019 Ford Ranger isn’t just an off-roading, trailer-towing, high-tech adventure machine, it also boasts some of the smartest seat belts in the business. To ensure rear seat passengers stay buckled up, every Ford Ranger is equipped with an...


just-auto Plus only Ford transforms Chicago Assembly and Stamping plants

26 June 2019

Inside the Ford plant on Chicago’s south side, it’s difficult to recognise that it is the company’s oldest continuously producing plant. A nearly US$1bn investment and 500 additional jobs have completely transformed this plant into a...


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe launches all-new Focus ST

25 June 2019

Twelve percent more powerful. Twelve percent faster. Ford revealed that the all-new Ford Focus ST five-door sprints from 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 5.7 seconds – 0.8 seconds quicker than the previous generation model. Powered by a 280 PS 2.3-litre...


just-auto Plus only Ford and Austin launch crowdsourcing program to improve mobility

25 June 2019

Ford and the Austin Transportation Department’s Smart Mobility team are launching the Austin City:One Challenge, a co-creation and crowdsourcing program for residents, businesses and community groups to propose and pilot solutions that improve...


Ford turns 650m plastic bottles into EcoSport carpet

19 June 2019

Ford fits Romanian built EcoSport SUVs with carpets made using 470 single-use plastic drink bottles and, since model launch globally in 2012, has provided a new lease of life for 650m 500ml bottles, weighing an estimated 8,262 tonnes.


Ford North America recalls to cost $180m

13 June 2019

Various recalls will cost ford US $180m, seeking alpha.com reported.


Ford opens tech centre in Israel

12 June 2019

Ford has opened its Israeli research centre in Tel Aviv.


just-auto Plus only Ford Ranger line-up features Driver Assist Technology suite

7 June 2019

The Ford Ranger and Ranger Raptor now bring Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) with Pedestrian Detection as standard across the range, to offer its most comprehensive Driver Assist Technology suite to date. After introducing AEB as standard on the popular...


Ford Bridgend closure a "grotesque act of economic betrayal" - union

6 June 2019

The head of the UK and Ireland’s largest union, Unite, branded Ford's decision to close its Bridgend engine plant a ‘grotesque act of economic betrayal’.


Ford China unveils Territory EV

6 June 2019

Ford has announced its new China-exclusive, full battery electric version of the Territory midsize SUV.


Ford JV fined millions in China

5 June 2019

China's market regulator has fined Ford's main joint venture CNY162.8m (US$23.55m) for violating anti-monopoly laws.


just-auto Plus only Daimler and partners to start Europe-wide cooperation project

4 June 2019

Working together for more safety in road traffic: In cooperation with HERE Technologies, Tom Tom and the transport authorities in six European countries, Daimler, BMW, Ford and Volvo are testing how information about acutely hazardous situations can be passed...


just-auto Plus only BMW Group and partners join European pilot project to improve road safety

4 June 2019

At the ITS Congress in Eindhoven, the BMW Group, together with partners from politics and the automotive industry, as well as service providers, launched the first pilot of a neutral server platform for the exchange of safety-relevant traffic data. The aim is...


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe to launch new Ranger Raptor in mid 2019

30 April 2019

The new Ford Ranger Raptor - the toughest and most high-performing version ever of Europe’s best-selling pick-up - is storming into Europe, with first deliveries expected mid-year. Developed by Ford Performance for the true enthusiast off-roader, the...


Dana and Motiv to integrate e-Axle on Ford Super Duty F-550 chassis

29 April 2019

Dana Incorporated and Motiv Power Systems announced a collaboration to integrate Dana's Spicer Electrified eS9000r e-Axle on the Ford F-550 chassis for use in commercial fleet applications.


Ford and Rivian to make battery electric vehicle

24 April 2019

Ford has invested US$500m in Rivian and the two companies will develop a new, battery electric vehicle for the automaker using Rivian's skateboard platform.


Ford and Autonomic sign multi year deal with Amazon Web Services

24 April 2019

Ford and the creators of the Transportation Mobility Cloud (TMC) Autonomic have signed a multi-year, global agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS), which the companies will expand the availability of cloud connectivity services and connected car application development services for the transportation industry.


just-auto Plus only Ford sells 113,066 Mustang's globally in 2018

18 April 2019

As Ford marks Mustang’s 55th anniversary, enthusiasts everywhere are celebrating the world’s best-selling sports coupe for the fourth consecutive year. From Australia to Peru, Mustang reigns as the best-selling sports coupe in the world for...

Ford news

Third Ford South Africa shift to add jobs at Silverton plant

18 July 2019

Strong demand for the Ranger pickup truck it produces both for local sale and export has led Ford...


just-auto Plus only UAW and Ford executives begin negotiations for the 2019 contract

16 July 2019

UAW and Ford executives shake hands at Ford World Headquarters to begin negotiations for the 2019...


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe Q2 2019 sales down 3.4%

16 July 2019

Ford remains Europe’s No. 1 commercial vehicle brand as the top-selling single nameplate at...


Frankfurt IAA world debuts - Cupra concept

15 July 2019

SEAT's Cupra division has confirmed a world premiere for the Frankfurt motor show in September....


Ford China sales plunge 21.7% in Q2

9 July 2019

Ford has announced second quarter sales in China of 154,042 vehicles, a 21.7% decrease compared t...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales down 2.82% in Q2 2019

9 July 2019

Ford remains the top-selling automotive brand in Canada through the end of the second quarter, le...



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