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Paris motor show world debuts list - Peugeot e-Legend concept

20 September 2018

Peugeot will be returning to the past at the Paris motor show but with a twist: the e-Legend concept looks like a new take on the 504 Coupé but is autonomous, electric and has four-wheel drive.


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.


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.

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


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...


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe launches enhanced S-Max and Galaxy models

13 September 2018

Ford has enhanced the stylish S-Max sports activity vehicle and spacious Galaxy people mover to deliver even greater fuel efficiency, performance and refinement for customers across Europe. The Ford S-Max and Galaxy models are now offered for the first time...


Daimler sets eight month sales record despite August fall in key markets

10 September 2018

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz said its unit sales in the first eight months of 2018 rose 1.1% year on year to a record 1,512,268.


Ford readies new Transit van line with added 48v mild hybrid and PHEV

10 September 2018

Ford is about to launch a new Transit van line with connectivity and PHEV options at the Hannover CV show. It will also offer new telematics and fleet monitoring products.


just-auto Plus only Ford India sells 20,648 vehicles in August 2018

10 September 2018

Ford India’s combined domestic wholesales and exports in August registered 20,648 vehicles, compared to 15,740 vehicles in August 2017. The domestic wholesales in August rose to 8,042 vehicles as against 7,777 units in the same month last year....


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales plunge 36% in August 2018

7 September 2018

Ford Motor Company China sales totalled 62,683 vehicles in August, a 36% decline year over year. Monthly sales of Ford-branded imported vehicles were up 15% year over year. Ford F-150 Raptor continued its strong sales momentum in August, while monthly sales...


Ford recalls 2m trucks in North America

6 September 2018

Hot on the heels of Toyota's worldwide recall of 1m hybrids, Ford announced it was calling back around 2m trucks, mostly in the US.


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales up 4.1% in August 2018

5 September 2018

Ford Motor Company’s August US sales totalled 218,504 vehicles – an increase of 4.1% overall and 1.1% at retail. Fleet sales of 52,710 vehicles climbed 15.0%, with commercial fleet turning in a strong 20% gain. Ford’s overall average...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales up 7.1% in August 2018

5 September 2018

Ford Motor Company of Canada ended the summer on a high note with best-ever sales on record for the month of August. More than 15,000 Ford F-Series pickups were sold last month, setting an all-time August sales record for Canada’s top-selling trucks....


Ford eyes Europe model range cull

3 September 2018

Ford could drop some of its model offerings in Europe as it looks to restructure further in the region, according to media reports.


Ford drops plan to ship Focus from China to US

3 September 2018

New tariffs on cars made in China and shipped to the US have led to Ford cancelling plans to ship the Chinese-made Focus Active variant to the US market.


Ford Fiesta bows out of US market with ST Line

30 August 2018

The Ford Fiesta will have one last hurrah in North America before it drives off into the sunset. Production will begin in September for a new, limited-production series for the 2019 model year called the Fiesta ST Line.


just-auto Plus only Ford establishes new Enterprise Product Line Management organisation

28 August 2018

Ford Motor Company announced the creation of a new Enterprise Product Line Management organisation as it continues to transform to meet emerging customer needs, drive top-line growth and maximise returns. The new organisation will be led by Jim Baumbick,...


just-auto Plus only Ford announces senior leadership appointments

24 August 2018

Ford Motor Company announced the retirement of two accomplished global leaders. Bruce Hettle, group vice president of Manufacturing and Labour Affairs, will retire 1 October after a 32-year career with the automaker. Steve Biegun, who has served as...


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

23 August 2018

Ford is issuing two safety recalls in North America. Details are: Select 2012-15 Ford Focus Electric, 2013-15 Ford Fusion Energi and 2013-15 Ford C-MAX Energi vehicles for 120-volt convenience charge cords Ford is issuing a recall for approximately 50,000...


just-auto Plus only CARB certifies XL’s electrified Ford F-250

22 August 2018

XL, the leader in connected vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, announced it has received approval from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to sell hybrid electric Ford F-250 pickup trucks in California, marking the...


Ford times Ranger Raptor for mid-2019

21 August 2018

Ford has "confirmed" the new Ranger Raptor would be sold in Europe – as if it wouldn't - after launching the toughest and most high-performing version yet at the Gamescom trade fair, in Cologne, Germany.


Ford Europe sees SUVs boost

17 August 2018

Ford says that its European market SUV sales grew more than 31% in July and now account for more than a fifth of its sales in the region.


just-auto Plus only Ford South Africa builds its 500,000th Ford Ranger

15 August 2018

Ford Motor Company's Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has reached a significant milestone with the assembly of the 500,000th current generation Ford Ranger. The half-millionth unit, a Wildtrak 3.2 Double Cab, was fittingly painted in the...


Ford to launch 'new performance vehicle' at Gamescom

10 August 2018

A sign of the times - as real and virtual worlds collide at Gamescom, Ford will reveal a new performance vehicle for both drivers and gamers.


just-auto Plus only Ford US builds its 10 millionth Mustang

9 August 2018

Ford is celebrating the production of its 10 millionth Mustang - America’s best-selling sports car of the last 50 years and the world’s best-selling sports car three years straight. The 10 millionth Ford Mustang is a high-tech, 460hp 2019...


Ford introduces upper body exoskeletal technology for assembly workers

8 August 2018

Ford employees in 15 plants worldwide who perform repetitive overhead tasks now have assistance from a new upper body exoskeletal technology called EksoVest.


just-auto Plus only Ford introduces Wrong Way Alert technology for new Focus

7 August 2018

Few mistakes have consequences as terrifying as turning on to a motorway in the wrong direction. To help prevent every driver’s worst nightmare, Ford has introduced Wrong Way Alert technology for the all-new Focus. Wrong-way crashes are likely to...

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Paris motor show world debuts list - Peugeot e-Legend concept

20 September 2018

Peugeot will be returning to the past at the Paris motor show but with a twist: the e-Legend conc...


Suzuki Jimny scores low in latest Euro NCAP tests

19 September 2018

Euro NCAP has announced safety ratings of four new cars today. Both the Audi A6 and the VW Tou...


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, Germa...


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&r...


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 customer...


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...



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