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Your search for articles posted in September 2014 returned 9 articles

New Ford Mondeo to feature Pre-Collision Assist

24th September 2014

News has emerged on the incredible technical improvements of the Ford Mondeo, with the model being able to outline potential dangers ahead and automatically apply the brakes if the driver is unable to react in time.  Called the Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection, this technology is sure to help offer a safer experience for all on …


Ford creates Roald Dahl audiobook app

22nd September 2014

Ford have teamed up with Penguin Random House UK to create a voice activated audio app of Roald Dahl stories, helping families all over the world enjoy his famous stories while travelling in the car.  The new app, which can be downloaded free of charge from October, will be compatible with the Sync AppLink technology. It will be activated by …


Fords top honour in What Car? Used Car Awards

18th September 2014

Ford has claimed top honours at the What Car? Used Car Awards. The Ford Focus is crowned the magazine's Best Used Car of the Year, following in the wheel tracks of 2012 winner, the Ford Fiesta. The Fiesta's continued excellence was also recognised by What Car? - again judged Best Used Small Car to add to its victories in the supermini …


Ford using age suits to design future models

16th September 2014

News has emerged of the Ford Motor Company going to great efforts to create cars with the older consumer in mind, with their designers donning specially-designed age suits to imitate the effects of old age.  Following the introduction of computerised technology, such as the driverless car, displayed at the Intelligent Transport Systems …


Iconic Ford cars and the people who drove them

12th September 2014

Over the years, many well-known people and celebrities have driven a range of Ford cars in both film and TV, as can be seen in our article featuring the Top 8 Ford Moments on Screen. Here, we’ve delved even further in the realms of television and film and rounded up a selection of the most famous vehicles, so if you’re in the market for…


Ford increases Dagenham diesel engine production

8th September 2014

Ford has stepped up it its production of a new 2.0L diesel engine, employing 250 extra staff at the Ford Dagenham engine plant to keep up with demand.  A next-generation power source, the 2.0L diesel engine sports low level CO2 output and represents an injection of £380 million by the company. It is thought that the first engine will be …


The Evolution of the Ford EcoBoost engine

3rd September 2014

While the Ford Motor Company has retained its loyal customer base through the steady evolution of style, it is also the technology which sees people returning to Ford dealerships time and time again. One of the most recent successes is the EcoBoost engine, and this guide looks at why this humble power source which has quickly become so praised …


Powershift makes Fiesta an automatic choice

2nd September 2014

Buying a small car with an automatic transmission has long been the desire of many drivers - but frequently the cars themselves have been less than desirable. Ford's 1.0 litre EcoBoost three cylinder petrol engine brought fresh vigour to the car market and now there's added vim with what must be the cleanest-changing automated gearbox on a …