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Your search for articles posted in April 2013 returned 19 articles

Ford eWheelDrive to make sideways parking possible

29th April 2013

The Ford Motor Company has unveiled the first prototype of a groundbreaking concept car which could allow for the mainstream introduction of, among other things, the sideways parking of vehicles. Although it may be a while until drivers see the technology incorporated into Ford UK models and rolled out across the country's range of models, …


Review full of praise for 1.0-litre EcoBoost Focus

26th April 2013

One of Scotland's leading newspapers, the Daily Record, has released a highly positive review of the new Ford Focus, with the piece mainly being concerned with the 2013 model's extraordinary fuel economy and energy efficiency. What the reviewer made of the Focus was clear from the title, which said that the company is 'on to a winner…


Zero carbon home project launched by Ford

25th April 2013

Ford have taken yet another step towards becoming the automotive industry's undisputed leading proponents of environmentally friendly technology after the manufacturers announced the inclusion of elements of its MyEnergi Lifestyle project into a zero carbon demonstration home in the US. The groundbreaking ZeroHouse 2.0 site in San Marcos, …


New EcoBoost production safeguards thousands of jobs

23rd April 2013

It has been confirmed that the upcoming 1.5-litre version of Ford's groundbreaking EcoBoost petrol engine will be produced at the company's plant in the town of Bridgend in Wales, safeguarding over 2,000 jobs and spearheading the development of the most economic instalment yet of this pioneering product. With previous editions already …


Ford Escort to be launched again in China

22nd April 2013

This year's Shanghai Motor Show has brought with it a surprising announcement by Ford's Chinese operation, as the iconic car manufacturers announced that they will be resurrecting the classic Escort model in the country soon. The Escort was a vital part of Ford in the UK and throughout Europe when it was produced between 1968 and 2000, …


High tech Ford features sell strongly in 2012

19th April 2013

The impressive range of high tech gadgets which Ford have been rolling out across their models over the last few years received a strong reception from drivers throughout the UK and beyond in 2012, with their innovative new reversing camera hailed as a particular success. The pioneering optional aid has been selected by a significant proportion …


Top Gear posts excellent review of new Fiesta

18th April 2013

The website of the nation's favourite motoring programme, Top Gear, has posted a highly complementary review of the new Ford Fiesta 1.0T 125, awarding what it describes as 'still the supermini to beat' an overall rating of 8/10. One of the site's senior journalists, Paul Horrell, was the man who took the model out for a test drive…


New Ford technology provides allergy relief

16th April 2013

If any motorists were in doubt about the weight of responsibility Ford feel for their customer base, this will surely be allayed by the manufacturers' latest innovation, which aims to make life easier for the allergy suffers who find that their conditions can sometimes affect their driving.  Whilst the technology is not yet available in …