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Your search for articles posted in December 2012 returned 18 articles

World's oldest Ford sold to founder's great-grandson

14th December 2012

 It has been well over a century since the very first Ford car dealers started selling the vehicles that would go on to change the world of transport forever, and what is thought to be the oldest surviving of these iconic models has now changed hands once again, passing into the ownership of a truly fitting buyer.   Bill Ford is the great…


Road safety seminar planned for next year

13th December 2012

Officials from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) have confirmed that they will be hosting a special seminar next year, to help drivers and businesses improve their safety on the road.The unique event will focus entirely on new, innovative and cost effective ways in which danger to drivers, passengers and pedestrians can be …


Extensive safety features of new Ford Focus praised

12th December 2012

The latest editions of the ever popular Ford Focus Hatchback have been glowingly praised for their safety features, which a motoring journalist has likened to being more secure than a 'rock in a bank vault'. The highly impressive sales figures which the Focus has registered since it debuted at every good local Ford car dealership in 1998 …


New Ford Kuga to be cheaper than previous model

11th December 2012

Anyone looking at buying their next SUV from one of the many Ford car dealers around the South West or elsewhere will be interested to hear that the popular Kuga model is to be made available at an even more reasonable price when the forthcoming edition is released onto the market in the early part of next year. This news will no doubt come as a …


Strong new car registration figures revealed

10th December 2012

Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers (SMMT) have shown that November was a particularly strong month for new vehicle registrations, with Ford car dealership owners reporting a significant increase in sales. According to officials from the SMMT, the demand was primarily generated by a stronger appetite from private buyers, with …


Ford EcoBoost engine wins EST award

7th December 2012

Ford have won another award for their 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine, with the groundbreaking product this time being recognised by the highly respected Energy Saving Trust (EST) for the contribution it is making towards lowering the carbon emissions of drivers around the UK. The carbon reduction group recently held their annual Fleet Hero Awards …


Driver groups welcome scrapping of fuel duty increase

6th December 2012

Several drivers' groups have spoken of their relief at the news that a planned January rise in fuel duty of three pence per litre has been cancelled, with the announcement being given a cautious welcome across the UK. With the difficult national economic situation showing no signs of easing anytime soon, the cancellation should go some way …


Positive sales figures revealed for Ford's green cars

5th December 2012

It has been revealed that Ford car dealers across the UK have enjoyed a positive start to sales of their electric and hybrid vehicles since they were introduced, raising hopes that the manufacturer will continue to enjoy increased success in this field next year. Official figures of Ford's recent sales of plug-in and other such efficient …