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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


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


Ford extends GT output to meet "exceptional demand"

18 October 2018

Ford said production of its GT supercar would be extended by approximately two years, to meet "overwhelming customer demand".


just-auto Plus only One-off Euro NCAP crash test highlights 20 years of safety improvements

18 October 2018

Twenty years ago, new passenger car crash tests were mandated which have dramatically improved road safety across the European Union (EU). Applied from October 1998, front and side impact standards have cut vehicle occupant deaths in Europe by half and saved...


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe sells 119,000 vehicles in September 2018

17 October 2018

Ford total vehicle sales reached 119,000 units in its European 20 markets in September Ford remains the Number-1 commercial vehicle brand in Europe, with commercial vehicle sales hitting a record high of 285,800 units for the first three quarters of the...


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, chief customer experience officer

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".


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

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 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...


just-auto Plus only Ford India launches upgraded new Aspire compact sedan

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 standard '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...


just-auto Plus only Ford to launch fuel-efficient 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 and Zotye establish new mobility solutions JV in China

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 tries tech to clear way for emergency vehicles

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.


just-auto Plus only Latin NCAP announces results for Hyundai Accent and 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 New 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...


just-auto Plus only New Ford Ranger Raptor makes its European show debut at IAA

19 September 2018

The new Ford Ranger Raptor – the toughest and most high-performing version ever of Europe’s best-selling pick-up – is storming into Europe, as the bold new model wows motor show visitors for the first time at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show...


just-auto Plus only Ford to introduce new connected vehicle solutions for fleet customers

19 September 2018

Ford announced that it is bringing two new connected vehicle solutions to European fleet customers early next year. Through its Ford Commercial Solutions (FCS) unit, Ford is developing a range of connected vehicle solutions to enable fleet customers to...


just-auto Plus only Ford reveals new Transit Custom PHEV at IAA show

19 September 2018

Ford’s Transit Custom strengthens its position as Europe’s leading one-tonne van with the public debut of the new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) model, shown for the first time in production form at the IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover,...


Ford tests Cellular Vehicle To Everything (C-V2X) technology in China

18 September 2018

Ford said it had successfully conducted its first tests of Cellular Vehicle To Everything (C-V2X) technology on public roads in China, as part of an ongoing pilot project in Wuxi, Jiangsu.


just-auto Plus only Ford North America recalls 2018 Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles

14 September 2018

Ford is issuing a recall for approximately 555 select 2018 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles in North America to replace door striker bolts in all four doors. In affected vehicles, some door striker bolts may be 5 mm shorter than the required length. In...


just-auto Plus only Ford US launches new 2019 Edge and Edge ST

13 September 2018

The new 2019 Ford Edge with available all-wheel drive is smart enough to detect various driving conditions and automatically shift between two-wheel and all-wheel drive. The feature provides all-wheel-drive traction when it is needed, and helps reduce fuel...

Ford news

Ford extends GT output to meet "exceptional demand"

18 October 2018

Ford said production of its GT supercar would be extended by approximately two years, to meet &qu...


just-auto Plus only One-off Euro NCAP crash test highlights 20 years of safety improvements

18 October 2018

Twenty years ago, new passenger car crash tests were mandated which have dramatically improved ro...


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe sells 119,000 vehicles in September 2018

17 October 2018

Ford total vehicle sales reached 119,000 units in its European 20 markets in September Ford...


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, chief customer experience officer

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...



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