Ford


All the very latest information about Ford in one place. The latest Ford business news, analysis, comment and interviews, all from our automotive industry experts at just-auto.

This brand is owned by: Ford Group

Latest insights


Paris motor show world debuts list - 300hp RenaultSport Megane Trophy

19 July 2018

The public world premiere of the Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy will take place at the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile.


Hands-On Tech - Ford Kuga

10 July 2018

Next in our Hands-On-Tech reporting series, we take a look at Ford’s SYNC 3 system. Taking you through the top-spec connectivity features offered by manufacturers in detail, this HOT report series looks to benchmark the connectivity functionality of each manufacturer based on various test criteria. Onto the third iteration of the SYNC system, Ford is going from strength to strength.


Commercialising innovation - as easy as APC

6 July 2018

To continue to encourage and ‘derisk’ invention and innovation in the UK’s automotive industry the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) was established in 2013 as a result by intervention by the UK government and the industry (the UK’s Automotive Council). The APC has been funded with GBP1bn with half of the fund stemming from the government and half from industry. Its brief is simple, but complex: support the UK industry’s move to low carbon solutions and create an ecosystem that supports R&D, thus ending the dreaded ‘valley of death’.


Interior design and technology – Ford Edge

2 July 2018

The first generation Ford Edge, launched in 2006, was offered in four trim levels.  Its top-drawer Sport included an AM/FM stereo with six-disc in-dash CD/MP3 player and SYNC in-car connectivity system. Ford announced earlier this year that second generation Edge will get a mid-cycle facelift, featuring fresh interior colour combinations, a 12-speaker Bang & Olufsen surround-sound system, SYNC 3 and a range of camera- and sensor-based driver assistance technologies. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we take a closer look inside the ST-Line to see what else gives this facelifted model the Edge.

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 India sells one million vehicles since launch

20 July 2018

Ford India joined the elite group of automakers in the country and welcomed its One-Millionth customer in India. In a special ceremony, characteristic of the company’s Feels Like Family promise, Ford India’s president and managing director,...


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

19 July 2018

Ford is issuing two safety recalls in North America. Details are: Select 2013-16 model year Ford Fusion and 2013-14 Ford Escape vehicles to replace shifter cable bushings Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 550,000 2013-16 model year Ford...


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP scores new Ford Focus five-star rating

19 July 2018

The all-new Ford Focus has been awarded the maximum 5-star safety rating by independent crash test authority Euro NCAP - one of the first vehicles to be awarded the highest rating under new, more stringent Euro NCAP testing protocols. Focus delivers...


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe sells 126,600 vehicles in June 2018

17 July 2018

Ford sold a record 126,600 vehicles in its Euro 20 markets in June 2018. Ford Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) sales grew more than 21% in June year over year in Ford’s European 20 markets, and SUVs now account for more than one in five Ford vehicles sold...


Ford begins Ranger Raptor production in Thailand

9 July 2018

Ford Motor began production of the Ranger Raptor in Thailand at the beginning of July, with local deliveries set to start in August.


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe presents new advanced Transit Connect vans

9 July 2018

The new Ford Transit Connect van now delivers even more attractive running costs for commercial vehicle users, with advanced new diesel engine, petrol engine and transmission options that optimise fuel efficiency and CO2 emissions by up to 12%. The new...


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales plunge 38% in June 2018

9 July 2018

Overall Ford Motor Company China sales totalled 62,057 vehicles in June, a 38% decline year over year. In the first half of 2018, Ford Motor Company China sold 400,443 vehicles in China, a 25% decline year over year. Monthly sales of Lincoln reached nearly...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales down 4.8% in June 2018

6 July 2018

Ford Motor Company of Canada posted its best ever month for SUV sales in June, a testament to the strength of the Ford SUV lineup, which achieved top-selling status in 2017. Sales were driven by the best month since launch for the first-ever Ford EcoSport and...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales up 1.2% in June 2018

4 July 2018

Ford Motor Company’s June US sales totalled 230,635 vehicles - a 1.2% increase; first-half 2018 sales are down 1.8%, with 1,277,691 vehicles sold. “As leaders in truck and SUV sales, the Ford brand had an incredible first half with almost 1m...


New chief takes charge at Ford South Africa

3 July 2018

Neale Hill, 50, took over as Ford's managing director of South Africa and sub Saharan Africa this week.


just-auto Plus only Ford announces changes in government affairs personnel

2 July 2018

Ford Motor Company announced that Ziad Ojakli, group vice president, government and community relations, has elected to leave the company effective 15 July. Since joining the company in 2004, Ojakli has overseen Ford’s global government affairs and...


Redesigned Ford Focus line emphasises wagons and crossover

28 June 2018

With the boom in C-SUVs comes a pan-European decline in the segment's traditional four and five door models. Ford is looking to hold on to its market share by adding an Active crossover model to its redesigned Focus range from next year.


just-auto Plus only Ford reduces CO2 footprint eight years ahead of schedule

28 June 2018

Ford Motor Company announces as part of its 19th annual Sustainability Report it has met its goal to reduce manufacturing emissions – eight years ahead of schedule. In 2010, Ford’s Environmental Quality Office announced a goal – to reduce...


New Ford Focus offers optional pothole detection

25 June 2018

Ford is limiting the impact of damaged roads for drivers of the redesigned European Focus going on sale across Europe by introducing innovative pothole detection technology as an option.


Bordeaux Council "deplores" FAI sale decision

19 June 2018

Bordeaux's Metropolis Council says it deplores "with the greatest force" Ford Aquitaine Industries' (FAI) decision to put its automatic transmission plant at Blanqefort up for sale threatening 900 jobs should no buyer be found.


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe May 2018 sales of 118,700 vehicles best in nine years

18 June 2018

Ford sold 118,700 total vehicles in its Euro 20 markets last month, marking the brand’s strongest May for European total vehicle sales since 2009 Ford Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) sales grew more than 28% in May year over year, and SUVs now account...


just-auto Plus only Ford US unveils new diesel and hybrid taxis

15 June 2018

Ford, America’s commercial vehicle leader, introduces two new taxis: the new 2019 Transit Connect Taxi and Ford’s most fuel-efficient, purpose-built taxi ever – the 2019 Fusion Hybrid Taxi. “Taxi operators want vehicles that are...


just-auto Plus only Ford and Verizon extend software solutions and embedded connectivity partnership

14 June 2018

Verizon Connect announced the extension of its long standing strategic partnership with Ford Commercial Solutions to continue to deliver software solutions and embedded connectivity to Ford commercial customers. Verizon Connect, through its acquisition of...


just-auto Plus only Ford North America issues two safety recalls, expands torque converters recall

14 June 2018

Ford is issuing two safety recalls and expanding one recall in North America. Approximately 7,500 2018 Ford F-150, Expedition and Lincoln Navigator vehicles equipped with a 3.5-litre GTDI V6 engine are being recalled to check for high-pressure fuel pumps...


'Stupified' union asks French Minister for Ford meeting

13 June 2018

A 'stupefied' Ford union has asked the French Finance Minister for an urgent meeting to discuss the automaker's decision to put its automatic transmissions site in Blanquefort near Bordeaux up for sale.


just-auto Plus only Ford US launches new Police Interceptor hybrid SUV

13 June 2018

Ford, America's best-selling police brand, introduced the all-new Police Interceptor Utility, the industry's first pursuit-rated hybrid SUV. The all-new Ford Police Interceptor Utility hybrid responds to calls from law enforcement agencies for...


"Incomprehensible" Ford Bordeaux move condemned by politicians

12 June 2018

Four regional political bodies have issued a joint statement strongly condemning Ford's decision to put its automatic transmissions plant near Bordeaux up for sale.


AAM supplying power transfer units for Ford AWD crossovers

12 June 2018

American Axle and Manufacturing will supply power transfer units (PTU) for Ford crossover vehicles with all-wheel drive (AWD) starting with the 2019 Ford Edge and Lincoln Nautilus.


Bordeaux Mayor slams "brutality" of Ford sale decision

11 June 2018

Bordeaux Mayor, Alain Juppé has expressed his "consternation" at Ford's decision to put its automatic transmissions plant at the Blanquefort site up for sale.


France "strongly regrets" Ford Aquitaine sale move

11 June 2018

French Finance Minister, Bruno Le Maire says he "strongly regrets" the decision by Ford to seek a new owner for its automatic transmissions factory near Bordeaux with 900 jobs at risk.


Ford trials 'self driving' delivery vehicle to refine human interaction

11 June 2018

Ford said it was working with Postmates, an on-demand delivery platform, to trial a self-driving delivery service vehicle ahead of the launch of a purpose-built self-driving vehicle due in three years.


just-auto Plus only US NCAP scores 2018 Ford Expedition five star rating

11 June 2018

The all-new 2018 Ford Expedition has earned the government’s highest possible crash test rating of five stars from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, making this full-size SUV a leader in safety. Expedition’s improved...


Ford and Changan name managers for new China JV

7 June 2018

Ford and Changan Automobile jointly announced top management for the newly established National Distribution Services Division (NDSD) as part of the Changan Ford (CAF) joint venture. The new division starts operations on 1 July.


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales up 0.7% in May 2018

5 June 2018

Ford Motor Company’s US sales for May totalled 242,824 vehicles – a 0.7% increase  The generational shift from passenger cars to SUVs continues with industry retail passenger cars sales estimated to be down 10%, while SUV sales are up 13%...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales drop 3.3% in May 2018

5 June 2018

For Ford Motor Company of Canada, another month brings another set of sales records for Ford F-Series, Canada’s top-selling trucks for 52 years and counting. Overall sales of F-Series were the best on record for the month of May, while Ford F-Series...

Ford news

just-auto Plus only Ford India sells one million vehicles since launch

20 July 2018

Ford India joined the elite group of automakers in the country and welcomed its One-Millionth cus...


Paris motor show world debuts list - 300hp RenaultSport Megane Trophy

19 July 2018

The public world premiere of the Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy will take place at the Paris M...


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

19 July 2018

Ford is issuing two safety recalls in North America. Details are: Select 2013-16 model year Fo...


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP scores new Ford Focus five-star rating

19 July 2018

The all-new Ford Focus has been awarded the maximum 5-star safety rating by independent crash tes...


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe sells 126,600 vehicles in June 2018

17 July 2018

Ford sold a record 126,600 vehicles in its Euro 20 markets in June 2018. Ford Sports Utility...


Hands-On Tech - Ford Kuga

10 July 2018

Next in our Hands-On-Tech reporting series*, we take a look at Ford's SYNC 3 system. Taking you t...



Forgot your password?