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Your search for articles posted in June 2013 returned 18 articles

Ford's efficiency acknowledged with major award

28th June 2013

Ford's famous commitment towards driving down unwanted costs, in terms of both production expenditure and the environment, has been justly rewarded with a major efficiency award. The Bridgend Ford Engine Plant is known as being one of the UK's preeminent automotive component manufacturing sites, and the Innovation and Impact Award …


Ford to bring Driving Skills for Life programme to UK

27th June 2013

Ford have announced that their successful Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) safety programme for young drivers is to be introduced in the UK and four other countries across Europe after a decade of success in North America. The news that Ford will be bringing their innovative course to Britain will no doubt be met with enthusiasm by safety groups …


Ford working alongside Apple to create in-car features

26th June 2013

With the Ford Motor Company being established as one of the finest purveyors of vehicles for over 110 years, the American car giant has had to innovate with the features and services of its fleet to ensure they stay at the very top of their respective classes. In news which is sure to be of great interest to fans of Apple products, Ford have …


Pioneering brake light system trialled by Ford

24th June 2013

Ford UK is known for its excellent safety values, with the company's vehicles regularly being named as some of the safest in the world and with one model recently attaining the best Euro NCAP results ever recorded. They have reaffirmed their commitment towards further reducing road accidents with a groundbreaking new project. The manufacturers…


Minister confirms merging of DSA and VOSA

21st June 2013

It has been confirmed by transport minister Stephen Hammond that the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) and the Vehicle Operator Services Agency (VOSA) are to merge before the end of 2014, which the government says could lead to a reduction in fees charged for the use of their services. The DSA issued a press release on June 20th outlining the …


EcoBoost production doubles ahead of new Mondeo

20th June 2013

The highly anticipated new Ford Mondeo, which is expected to finally reach UK showrooms by the end of 2014, will be responsible for a doubling in the production of EcoBoost engines at the manufacturer's plant in Cologne, Germany. Since it was made a regular feature of the Fiesta and Focus models, which have been consistently dominating sales …


New car sales reach pre-recession level for first time

19th June 2013

Exciting news from the automotive sales industry has seen the transaction levels of new cars reach their highest since before the start of the financial crisis in 2007, according to these figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) for May. Whilst this data will not be much of a shock for analysts, as the industry …


Ford take big step in improved access with B-MAX seat

18th June 2013

Ford dealer sites around the UK and throughout Europe will be getting excited about the news that the company have unveiled a version of their popular B-MAX MPV which is perhaps the most accessible vehicle the manufacturers have ever produced. With the help of the automotive accessibility experts Autoadapt, Ford have designed a new swivel seat for …