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Ford confirms there will be no Ford Focus RS

29th June 2012

 The Ford Focus ST has just had its first launch at the Goodwood festival of speed. The new ST will be on sale soon, with its starting price set to £21,995 and featuring a four cylinder engine that produces 250bhp. Something else that the launch brought about was the announcement, from the marketing manager of Ford of Britain, Steve …


Catch the Ford Focus ST in action this weekend

28th June 2012

 Ford enthusiasts will be flocking to one of the UK's largest motoring events this weekend, as the Goodwood Festival of Speed takes place. The event runs every year at the Goodwood estate in Essex and this year, amongst the many great and action packed features, there will be an exciting chance to see the Ford Focus ST in action. The Focus…


Ford anticipate the demand for 3 cylinder cars

28th June 2012

 With an increasing number of governments introducing fuel economy requirements, more and more car makers are turning their attention towards creating three cylinder engines and making them more acceptable to drivers. In the past, vehicles that had three cylinder engines installed had a reputation for being quiet running and, in some cases, …


Ford wins a Green Apple Award for the Focus EcoBoost

27th June 2012

 Each year, the Green Apple awards take place and set out to recognise and reward organisations across the world for their contributions towards environmental best practice. This year it has been announced that the Ford Motor Company has won one of the categories due to the unique and innovative design of its latest engine, the EcoBoost. …


Ford predict automated driving systems within the next five years

26th June 2012

 If you have ever watched any films that are set in the future, you will at some point have seen fully automated vehicles driving or flying from point to point. In the near future these could become commonplace, if the Ford Motor Company have anything to do with it! The car giant is in the process of testing prototypes at its advanced …


Classic UK Ford car to star in Hollywood film

26th June 2012

 One Ford enthusiast is set to have one of his vehicles hit the limelight, as it has just been purchased to be used in one of the most popular motoring influenced film franchises ever, The Fast and the Furious series. Alan Davis has been a lifelong Ford Escort enthusiast and after deciding that he needed a little more space in his garage, he …


New Ford Focus ST video shows its great handling

25th June 2012

 The Ford Focus ST has just been featured in a new video by the Ford motor Company. The short preview shows Ford's handling expert, David Put, putting the car through its paces on a test track. The Focus ST is one of the most highly anticipated Ford cars for sale, with European deliveries set to begin in September. If you are looking for a…


Ford set to introduce inflatable air belts next year

22nd June 2012

 The Ford Motor Company is set to introduce inflatable rear seatbealts for the first time in the UK, their innovative design means that that inflate in less than 40 milliseconds. The blow up belts work by inflating almost instantly in an accident and are aimed especially at vulnerable passengers in the rear seat, such as children and the …