Tag Archives: Ford

Ford Patents Self-Levelling Cup Holders

Nowadays, more and more manufacturers are trying their best to make the customers’ in-car experience as comfortable as possible. Ford thinks that there is a decent number of people who like to have their morning cuppa while they are commuting from home to work and therefore, the cup-holders play a very important part in the lives of these people. But there is ... Read More »

2017 Ford Focus RS

The Ford Focus RS is a weapons-grade compact hatchback with a 350-hp turbocharged four-cylinder engine, a six-speed manual transmission, and a torque-vectoring all-wheel-drive system designed with rally-car shenanigans in mind. That it’s built upon the workaday Ford Focus makes it familiar and practical, yet this sport compact’s charisma is cranked up to 11. While the RS lacks the refined demeanor and upscale interior of ... Read More »

Diesel scrappage scheme: BMW and Ford accused of cashing in on fears by offering £2k off a new car

Manufacturers including BMW and Ford are taking matters into their own hands with their own pollution-reducing trade-in schemes  CREDIT:  YUI MOK Car manufacturers are cashing in on a diesel price scare by launching scrappage schemes for drivers of polluting cars who agree to buy brand new “greener” versions. It comes after the Government threatened to develop a diesel scrappage scheme but failed ... Read More »

Car Review: Updated 2017 Ford Escape SE has plenty of room and zoom

WASHINGTON — The small crossover market has taken over the automotive industry as sedans seem to wane in popularity. Ford has had a sales winner with the Escape crossover for many years and it only seems to be growing in sales. Ford is well aware that they need to keep this popular ride fresh. For 2017, the Escape has numerous ... Read More »

Love the new car smell? Here’s how Ford will let you enjoy it even in an old car

When a new car arrives, there is a certain pleasant smell which stays on for a couple of weeks. However, weeks later, this smell fades away and odour sets in. While western countries don’t mind that, China, the world’s largest automotive market, a car smelling like brand new is the foremost priority for car buyers there. Ford Motor Co, China is addressing ... Read More »

Victory Lapper: We Finally Drive the New Ford GT!

Last year, Ford Performance chief Dave Pericak found himself standing next to Edsel Ford II at the edge of a certain pastoral French racing circuit that has witnessed 84 years of glory, gore, grudges, and relentless grit. “You know,” mused Ford, according to Pericak’s recollection, “I was here 50 years ago with my father, when we won it. Now I’m ... Read More »

Ford GT Review

There will probably be a feature-length film about the expedited rate of development and engineering that made the Ford GT possible, ahead of a deadline to compete at Le Mans, 50 years after beating Ferrari there in an unbelievable, 1-2-3 finish. The short version: An initial proposal for the GT based on the Mustang, called “Project Silver,” was nixed in ... Read More »

GM Joins Ford Worrying About Declining Used-Car Prices

General Motors Co. said a glut of used cars will return to market after their leases expire and drag on its finance unit this year, following similar warnings by peer Ford Motor Co. and lenders such as Ally Financial Inc. The prices of used cars in GM Financial’s leasing portfolio will decline about 7 percent this year, GM Chief Financial ... Read More »

2016 Ford Mustang GT First Drive Review

Call it a legend, the quintessential muscle car, or a young, boisterous boy’s dream, but for me (and I am sure I am not alone) driving a Ford Mustang has always been on my bucket list. And, for good reason. It has never been about finesse or path-breaking technology or outstanding driving dynamics; instead the Mustang has always been about ... Read More »

BlackBerry in Software Deal With Ford, First With an Automaker

BlackBerry Ltd has signed a deal to work directly with Ford Motor Co to expand the carmaker’s use of its QNX secure operating system, the Canadian technology company said on Monday, as Ford develops increasingly automated vehicles. The deal with Ford is the first BlackBerry has done directly with a major automaker, though it currently sells its technology to auto ... Read More »