Tag Archives: Ford

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 »

Ford India Rolls Out 100,000th Vehicle From Its Sanand Plant

Ford India recently achieved a new milestone by rolling out its 100,000th vehicle from its Sanand plant in Gujarat. The plant has been operational for just over 14 months, which makes this quite a commendable feat for Ford India. The plant was essentially built to manufacture the Figo Aspire sub compact sedan and the new Figo hatchback which caters to ... Read More »

Ford EcoSport Facelift Spied Testing in Europe

The Ford EcoSport has definitely been a success story in India ever since it was launched in 2013. It set the cash registers ringing for the American automaker in the country and continued to sell really well. Ford had primarily developed the EcoSport keeping in the automotive markets in the Asia-Pacific region, but such was the demand that the manufacturer ... Read More »

2016 Ford Mustang India Review

Evolution is a word, with which we are all very familiar, thanks to the Darwinian theory, but when we look at car manufacturers of today, the adapt and survive technique seems to be the order of the day. So, when Ford decided to put the steering wheel of its pony car, on the right side (and thought of doing so ... Read More »

Volkswagen Ameo vs Ford Figo Aspire vs Honda Amaze: Comparison Review

The sub-four metre sedan segment is probably the quickest developing one currently, in India, and this is because of two reasons – taxation rules and purchaser hobby. And why is this so? nicely because this segment has cars, which offer the center ground between a hatchback and a complete-fledged sedan and this is why almost each car manufacturer is jumping ... Read More »

Comparison Review: Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza vs Ford EcoSport vs Hyundai Creta

The new Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza has really stormed in – initial bookings suggest this will be a mega hit for the market leader. As I said in my Vitara Brezza review I had honestly expected Maruti Suzuki to get brutal and severely undercut the competition with very aggressive prices. But for the most part the 6.99 lakh starting price ... Read More »