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Your search for articles posted in March 2013 returned 19 articles

Mustang 50th anniversary marked with new logo

28th March 2013

 The legendary Ford Mustang will be turning 50 years old in 2014 and, to mark the occasion, the classic car's manufacturers have unveiled a brand new logo for the iconic model, which will be launched soon alongside a line of exclusive merchandise. It may not be as affordable or as widely sold as other popular examples like the new Ford …


Used car market sees rising petrol model demand

27th March 2013

 New sales data has revealed that used Ford petrol cars and other second hand models are enjoying an increase in popularity amongst drivers, reportedly catching up with their diesel counterparts. A leading online auction group has said that, according to the stock they have been retailing in recent months, more and more consumers are now …


Review praises even better new Ford Kuga

26th March 2013

A new review published on a major product comparison website has heaped praise on the latest edition of the popular Ford Kuga, highlighting in particular the fact that it has now moved out of the niche SUV category and truly into the mainstream market. With the 2013 Kuga again being based on the Ford Focus for sale throughout the UK since 1998, …


Fuel duty rise scrap welcomed by automotive industry

22nd March 2013

Leading figures within the automotive industry have welcomed the Chancellor's decision to scrap September's planned rise in fuel duty, which the Government estimates will save drivers around £21.5 billion over the remainder of this Parliament. Ford dealers and other interested parties across the South West and elsewhere across the UK…


Ford pick up three prizes at 2013 Fleet News Awards

21st March 2013

Officials at Ford UK are celebrating their fantastic performance at the 2013 Fleet News Awards, with the manufacturers walking away with no less than three prizes in three very different categories. No eyebrows were raised when the Fiesta was named as the winner of the prestigious Best Small Car award, fending off competition from five other …


Ford Fiesta gets 4.5 out of 5 stars in new review

20th March 2013

One of the UK's leading technology websites has published a highly positive review of the new 1.5 TDCi Ford Fiesta, awarding it an impressive 4.5 stars out of a possible five. The review, which appeared recently on the Pocket-lint site, summed up its overall opinion by concluding simply that 'we love the new Fiesta', although it had …


Award planned for removing unnecessary road signs

19th March 2013

The Transport Secretary, Patrick McLoughlin, has announced the launch of a unique new award which will reward local authorities who take steps to remove signage deemed to be unnecessary from the UK's roads. The prize, which is yet to be named and will be handed over at the upcoming Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation Awards on …


Rising cost of pothole crisis revealed

18th March 2013

The results of a timely piece of research recently carried out by the Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) Survey group have just been published, revealing the rapidly rising cost of potholes and the damage they cause throughout England and Wales. The report showed that more than two million dangerous potholes were filled in over the last …