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Ford scoop two prizes at 2013 BusinessCar Awards

31st January 2013

Automotive giants Ford have driven away with two gongs at the 2013 BusinessCar Awards, further cementing their place as one of the world's leading modern manufacturers. This award ceremony is seen as one of the most important and accurate reflections of the true quality of the models currently available from Ford car dealers and other …


Ford consider developing new ECOnetic Kuga

30th January 2013

Ford have revealed that they are considering whether or not to begin development on an ECOnetic version of its popular Kuga sport utility vehicle (SUV) as the 2013 edition launches ahead of its upcoming UK release. Speaking at the launch, the marketing director of Ford of Britain, Anthony Ireson, said that until a decision is made, the company …


Ford signs agreement to develop zero emission car

29th January 2013

Ford has signed a development agreement with two other manufacturers which the groups involved hope will lead to the world's first zero-emission car being released within five years. The deal has been reached between Ford, Renault-Nissan and Daimler, and will result in the three companies working together to complete a groundbreaking fuel cell …


Data reveals new Ford Fiesta bought every two minutes

28th January 2013

New sales figures published by the automotive analysts Jato Dynamics have revealed that one first hand Ford Fiesta was bought every two minutes on average in 30 European countries during 2012. This incredible statistic means that, unsurprisingly, the Fiesta is now ranked as the best selling car of its size type in the entire continent, …


New Fiesta ST prices revealed by Ford

25th January 2013

Ford headquarters have revealed the proposed prices of the hotly anticipated Fiesta ST, and they will perhaps have come as a pleasant surprise to those interested in purchasing one of the brand's two models. At £16,995 and £17,995, these new Ford cars for sale are roughly £2,000 cheaper than the vehicles widely regarded as …


Ford triumph in NCAP 2012 Best in Class safety awards

24th January 2013

The continent's official vehicle safety body, Euro NCAP, have revealed the results of their 'Best in Class' awards for 2012, and they will once again have given Ford car dealers and their customers much to smile about. The globally renowned Michigan manufacturers were commended in four different categories altogether, picking up first…


Poor driver care blamed for early tyre replacement

23rd January 2013

Figures taken from a leading fleet management company have revealed that many drivers may have to replace the tyres on their cars prematurely because of a lack of responsible care and maintenance. Whilst the models available from both new and used Ford cars dealers look to minimise the costs of routine maintenance like this as far as possible, …


Speed awareness courses praised for effectiveness

22nd January 2013

A new piece of independent research has suggested that speed awareness courses are generally extremely successful as a way of improving the road behaviour of those who attend. The extensive study, which was carried out by representatives from the Aston University Business School in Birmingham and the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) business-…