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Volkswagen withdraws from Paris motor show

18 May 2018

The importer for France has confirmed rumours which had claimed that Volkswagen would not have a stand at the 2018 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile. Other Group brands will, however, go ahead with their displays.


BEIJING MOTOR SHOW - Final world debuts list

8 May 2018

Multiple brands revealed concept, prototype and production model world premieres during the press preview days of AutoChina 2018. The show has just closed its doors to the public.


Interior design and technology – Ford Mondeo

23 April 2018

The fourth and latest generation Ford Mondeo (Fusion) can guide drivers hands-free out of parking spaces at the start of their journey and deflate the seat-base bolsters to allow them easy exit at the end. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we slip inside the Mondeo to see what else it offers.


Ford launches updated Romanian EcoSport in UK

17 January 2018

You don’t have to rewind too many years to a time when the only SUVs on the roads were either in the US or limited to the off-road specialist makers. Now everyone has one, from the cheapest volume maker to the high-end sports car – even Ferrari has one in the pipeline. By 2020 one in three cars will be an SUV.

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


just-auto Plus only Ford relocates EV and AV development teams to Corktown

25 May 2018

Marking its return to the Motor City, Ford is moving its electric vehicle and autonomous vehicle business teams into a refurbished former factory located in Detroit’s historic Corktown neighbourhood. Much more than just a relocation, the move is a...


just-auto Plus only Ford opens new Environmental Test Centre in Germany

22 May 2018

Ford’s new state-of-the-art Environmental Test Centre puts all the world’s weather under one roof, enabling engineers to test forthcoming vehicles – from a small Ford KA+ to a two-tonne Ford Transit in the most demanding conditions and make...


just-auto Plus only Ford North America issues two safety recalls

21 May 2018

Ford is issuing two safety recalls in North America. Details are: Select 2018 Ford F-650 and F-750 vehicles with hydraulic brake systems for inadequate parking brake cable tension Ford is issuing a safety compliance recall for 151 units of 2018 Ford F-650...


English magnesium castings help Ford get F-150 back on line

17 May 2018

Ford is set to resume production of its profitable F-150 pickup at the Dearborn Truck Plant on Friday using parts sourced from tooling shipped as far away as England.


Ford 'Euro 20' sales up 12.6% in April

16 May 2018

Ford sold 113,300 total vehicles in its Euro 20 markets in April, up 12.6% compared with April 2017.


Ford China sales decline as new models roll out in Beijing

11 May 2018

Ford Motor Company China sales fell 26% year on year to 69,503 vehicles in April.


just-auto Plus only Ford appoints new vice president and chief information officer

11 May 2018

Ford Motor Company announced Jeff Lemmer has been appointed Ford vice president and chief information officer, effective 1 June 2018. In this role, he will be responsible for IT services for the company’s operations globally, including IT business...


Ford expands PHEV to Valencia

10 May 2018

Ford is to extend research into the use in urban areas of plug in hybrid electric vans that run solely on electric power for most city trips by working with Valencia's regional and city government to better understand benefits both for the environment and for customers.


just-auto Plus only Ford North America expands 2015-17 Ford Transit vehicle recall

3 May 2018

Ford Motor Company is expanding a safety recall in North America. 2015-17 Ford Transit vehicles equipped with trailer tow module Ford is adding an additional 26,000 vehicles to an existing safety recall for 2015-17 Ford Transit vehicles equipped with a...


just-auto Plus only FordDirect appoints new chief executive officer

2 May 2018

FordDirect announced the appointment of Dianne Craig as chief executive officer, effective 1 May. In this role, Craig will lead the team responsible for bringing together the worlds of digital, data and technology to deliver best-in-class marketing and...


Sanctions not impacting auto as Russia recovers - Ford Sollers purchasing VP

1 May 2018

Ford Sollers purchasing says it is not seeing a great impact on the automotive sector of sanctions imposed on Russia as a recovering economy continues to propel the automotive sector upwards.


Ford Sollers to localise Russia seat production

1 May 2018

Ford Sollers says from this year it will localise production of seats in Russia as the company looks to ramp up the proportion of domestically produced components.


Ford and University of Michigan to collaborate on AV and robotics

1 May 2018

The University of Michigan has begun construction of the US$75m Ford Robotics Building on its Ann Arbor campus.


Qualcomm and partners demonstrate interoperability of C-V2X

1 May 2018

5G Automotive Association (5GAA), Audi, Ford Motor Company and Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, have announced the world’s first demonstration for Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) direct communications technology operating across vehicles from different manufacturers.


American Ford truck gets an English engine

30 April 2018

Ford's new three litre diesel V6 engine for the top selling North American F-150 pickup truck line comes from England, though that is not mentioned in official statements from the automaker.


just-auto Plus only Ford India introduces Ford Freestyle, India's first compact utility vehicle

27 April 2018

Ford introduced India’s first Compact Utility Vehicle, Ford Freestyle for Indian consumers at a compelling introductory price starting from INR509,000 (US$7,621). The all-new global product from Ford combines SUV-like robust design, benchmark...


Ford’s strategy to improve product portfolio in North America

26 April 2018

Ford is sharing more details on changes to its product portfolio.


Australia slaps $10m fine on Ford over faulty automatic transmissions

26 April 2018

Ford has been hit with a A$10m penalty in connection with dual clutch automatic transmissions fitted to several vehicle models sold in Australia and could still face class-action lawsuits from disgruntled current and former vehicle owners.


Ford revamps China operations structure

25 April 2018

Ford has announced key global leadership changes as well as the creation of a single new distribution channel for its Greater China business to accelerate growth.


Wagner expands brake line up

25 April 2018

Federal-Mogul Motorparts' Wagner brand, says during 2017 and the first quarter of 2018, it introduced 462 new products, including brake pads, hydraulics, rotors and drums for North American, Asian and European vehicles.


Ford Europe announces first connected commercial vehicles

24 April 2018

Ford has announced its first two connected commercial vehicles in Europe, introducing the new FordPass Connect on board modem technology to the Transit Connect and redesigned Fiesta Sport Van.


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe sells 175,500 vehicles in March 2018

19 April 2018

Ford is the second most popular brand in Europe, based on single nameplate total vehicle market share of 8.5% in March and 8.0% in the first quarter in its traditional 20 European markets, and Ford remains the top single nameplate brand in the UK. Ford...


Ford expanding Transit ride sharing

18 April 2018

Ford is expanding a medical transport service as it attempts to build new ride services based around the Transit commercial van.


just-auto Plus only Ford sells 125,809 Mustangs globally in 2017

18 April 2018

Global demand for the new 2018 Ford Mustang has driven Mustang to its third straight year as the best-selling sports coupe in the world. Global Mustang registrations in 2017 totalled 125,809 cars, according to Ford analysis of the most recent new light...


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales dip 11% in March 2018

16 April 2018

Overall Ford Motor Company China sales totalled 83,666 vehicles in March, a 11% decline year over year. Total Ford Motor Company Sales: March 2018 - 83,666 units; change - (-)11%; YTD 2018 - 207,139 units; change - (-)19% CAF: March 2018 - 46,217...


Ford unveils new Focus

10 April 2018

Ford has shown its new Ford Focus (fourth generation) which it says introduces a new human-centric design philosophy that 'fuses emotional exterior styling with class-leading aerodynamics; and delivers an interior offering more space combined with high quality materials and craftsmanship'.


just-auto Plus only Ford appoints new vice president of Autonomous Vehicles and Electrification

10 April 2018

Sherif Marakby is vice president of Autonomous Vehicles and Electrification, Ford Motor Company, effective 12 June 2017. He reports to Jim Farley, Ford executive vice president and president, Global Markets. Marakby joined Ford Motor Company in 1990 and...


just-auto Plus only Ford North America issues two safety recalls

9 April 2018

Ford Motor Company is issuing two safety recalls in North America. Details are: Select 2018 Ford F-150, 2018 Ford Expedition, and 2018 Ford F-650 and F-750 vehicles with 10-speed and 6-speed automatic transmissions for unseated gear shift cable clip Ford...


GM, Ford, axing car models - reports

4 April 2018

General Motors will stop production of its subcompact Chevrolet Sonic by as early as this year, Reuters cited the Wall Street Journal as reporting.


Ford UK establishes new trade parts operation targeting independents

4 April 2018

Ford's UK unit is set to launch Parts Plus, a direct sales channel for trade parts.

Ford news

just-auto Plus only Ford relocates EV and AV development teams to Corktown

25 May 2018

Marking its return to the Motor City, Ford is moving its electric vehicle and autonomous vehicle...


just-auto Plus only Ford opens new Environmental Test Centre in Germany

22 May 2018

Ford’s new state-of-the-art Environmental Test Centre puts all the world’s weather un...


just-auto Plus only Ford North America issues two safety recalls

21 May 2018

Ford is issuing two safety recalls in North America. Details are: Select 2018 Ford F-650 and F-7...


Volkswagen withdraws from Paris motor show

18 May 2018

The importer for France has confirmed rumours which had claimed that Volkswagen would not have a...


English magnesium castings help Ford get F-150 back on line

17 May 2018

Ford is set to resume production of its profitable F-150 pickup at the Dearborn Truck Plant on Fr...


Ford 'Euro 20' sales up 12.6% in April

16 May 2018

Ford sold 113,300 total vehicles in its Euro 20 markets in April, up 12.6% compared with April 20...



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