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Winter driving is snow joke

Snow, ice, rain, darkness, wind and the blinding low solar; there’s little marvel that many drivers, regardless of their stage of expertise, dislike driving in winter. In Britain, greater than half of motorway fatalities occur at evening in rain, snow or ice, and it’s the same story for fatalities in built-up areas.  Driving too rapidly for the situations is a key think about all winter accidents, and one thing commonest amongst youthful, extra inexperienced drivers. And do you know?: A European Fee report states typical younger driver is almost certainly to crash between 8pm and 2am on a Friday or Saturday evening, the place darkness is an element A European Street Security Observatory report highlights insufficient planning is why most younger drivers crash. It states a scarcity of all of the required particulars or that the motive force’s/rider’s concepts don’t correspond to actuality, are because of lack of expertise A....




How massive information may assist make cities safer

It’s typically solely after accidents have occurred that specific junctions or stretches of highway are recognized as problematic for drivers, cyclists or pedestrians. We have now provide you with a method by which massive information may probably assist cities determine places which, if nothing is completed, are probably to be the scene of future site visitors incidents. To assist discover the reply, we spent the final yr recording 1 million kilometres of car and driver behaviour in and round London. We tracked automobile journeys within the metropolis and logged extremely detailed driving information from driving occasions corresponding to braking, the severity of that braking, and even the place hazard warning lights have been utilized. This helped to determine “near-misses”. We then cross-referenced this data in opposition to current accident reviews and constructed an algorithm to find out the chance of the place future incidents would possibly happen. “Our insights have....


Are You a Zombie at The Wheel?

See a buddy attain for the automobile keys after a boozy evening out and many people will converse out or persuade them at hand over the keys. However how in the event that they insist on driving drained? Fatigue is a significant factor in as much as 1 in 5 highway crashes and based on consultants, remaining awake for intervals in extra of 18 hours can impair talents to a level that’s akin to exceeding the drink drive restrict in lots of nations. We commissioned the creation of a “Sleep Go well with” that allows wearers to expertise the debilitating impact that tiredness can have. Transport accidents are the main reason for dying amongst younger individuals, and we are going to combine coaching with the go well with into Driving Expertise for Life (DSFL) our free younger driver coaching programme for 17- to 24-year-olds. “Drive if you’re drained and also....




Which is extra slippery – leaves or snow?

They might be a vital ingredient in creating the gorgeous autumnal landscapes so beloved by photographers, however in sure conditions leaves can current a big hazard to drivers. These within the know have lengthy in contrast the impact to driving on snow. However may the common-or-garden leaf actually be as slippery because the white stuff? Our engineers have provide you with a solution – after conducting a singular experiment as a way to discover out. Getting the info for the snow was the straightforward half. This was sourced from car testing in snowy Scandinavian places. However there was no analysis to point out how slippery leaves had been. To repair that, the group gathered luggage of leaves and used them to cowl the take a look at observe at our proving floor in Belgium. They then referred to as within the assist of a friction-testing machine that identifies how slippery....


A dummy’s information to crash checks

Ever puzzled what crash testing regarded like – from a dummy’s perspective?   That’s how we determined to showcase our new £13.75 million “sled take a look at” facility.   Bridging the hole between full-scale crash checks and digital crash checks, sled checks topic autos – and the dummies inside them – to the identical accelerations skilled in real-world street accidents.   Video cameras document as much as 1,000 frames per second that engineers can then scrutinise the consequences for enhancements.   The brand new Ford Focus was the primary automotive to be developed utilizing the brand new facility and has a most 5-star security score from the Euro NCAP impartial crash testing authority.




Mustang is caricature on wheels

When this Mustang suffered irreparable inside harm, it seemed like the tip of the highway. However cartoonist and illustrator Fabrizio De Tommaso had different concepts that – from the surface a minimum of – it might turn out to be a murals. Known as Mustang #FightTheDarkness, the reinvented automobile, created utilizing spray cans, was revealed at worldwide comedian conference Lucca Comics and Video games, in Italy. Having proposed the concept to De Tomasso, our Italian group is now trying into discovering the distinctive automobile a brand new dwelling, the place it may be completely displayed. “I instantly considered a flash of sunshine that enveloped the automobile and exploded from the bonnet, into pure vitality. This automobile has the power to make us all really feel a bit like a superhero,” mentioned De Tommaso, who has loved worldwide success with creations together with paranormal investigator Dylan Canine.


TAKING ON THE WORLD’S MOST ICONIC MOTORCYCLE COURSE – ON FOUR WHEELS

The Isle of Man TT Competition is among the many most well-known motorsport festivals on the planet. Yearly, over two weeks, 30 million followers tune in to see prime motorcyclists check their expertise on the unimaginable “Mountain Course”. However you don’t must be on two wheels to get the perfect out of what’s considered one of Europe’s Biggest Driving Roads. For the most recent in Ford’s sequence of movies that showcase hidden gems for drivers and travellers alike, journalist Steve Sutcliffe received behind the wheel of the Ford Mustang Bullitt, on the island the place many roads usually are not restricted by pace limits. (Though there are nonetheless legal guidelines towards careless and harmful driving.) “Think about German autobahns, then add hills and twists, and shrink it to a single carriageway with unimaginable views, and what you’ve got are these totally implausible, and dramatic, roads,” mentioned Sutcliffe. “The ‘Mountain Highway’....




Knights in armour, robots and lasers

As soon as it was a way that helped shield knights in armour from the crashing blows of their rivals. Now, we’re making use of a cutting-edge model of the identical know-how to assist make our automobiles safer than ever. The primary absolutely automated hot-forming course of shapes and cuts elements of the automobile – that are integral to defending drivers and passengers – utilizing large furnaces, robots and three,000° C lasers. “We’re constructing on strategies used to strengthen metal for 1000’s of years, incorporating trendy supplies and automation to hurry and refine the hot-forming course of,” stated Dale Wishnousky, who heads up manufacturing in Europe. “The ensuing boron metal security cell helps to make the all-new Focus one in every of our most secure autos ever.” The recent-forming line – absolutely built-in throughout the Saarlouis Car Meeting Plant in Germany – was constructed as a part of a latest....


Comply with your headlights! New tech predicts what’s coming

In accordance with a current survey, most individuals are scared driving after darkish, one thing that, with the clocks about to return, will quickly be taking place for an increasing number of folks. We’re the primary producer to introduce know-how that makes use of highway indicators and lane markings because the cue to regulate headlight beams that higher illuminate the highway forward. On the brand new Focus it will, for instance, widen the beam when approaching a roundabout in order that drivers are in a position to see pedestrians and cyclists on the kerbside extra simply. Somewhat than relying on GPS mapping, which doesn’t all the time replicate the most recent highway format adjustments, the brand new system harnesses digicam and lighting applied sciences to presents real-world warning of what lies forward. “The dream is that night time driving want be no tougher than driving within the day. Our newest....




Extra Ford GTs on the way in which!

Should you want a Ford GT in your life then take coronary heart.   After initially asserting 1,000 fashions worldwide again in 2016, we at the moment are going to maintain constructing our high-performance supercar into 2022 – elevating the quantity constructed to 1,350.   Following overwhelming demand, the window for functions for a brand new Ford GT – powered by a twin-turbocharged, three.5-litre EcoBoost V6 engine to a prime pace of 216 mph – will re-open at FordGT.com for one month from November eight.


No extra pink lights?

Think about a world the place negotiating busy junctions doesn’t require you to attend at a pink mild and the one purpose to cease your automobile is as a result of you’ve got arrived at your vacation spot. Yearly, the typical driver spends two days ready at site visitors lights. And never solely can junctions be irritating – they’re additionally the reason for as much as 60 per cent of highway site visitors accidents. In addition to saving time, avoiding stopping at junctions might save gas, as drivers keep away from braking and accelerating away from the lights. We are actually trialling a brand new means through which linked automobile know-how might assist – and that takes its lead from how individuals negotiate their means by way of busy crowds, by slowing down or dashing as much as keep away from collisions, with out coming to a standstill. Intersection Precedence....




Watch a Mustang drift for 20.7km

Often called the “Inexperienced Hell”, the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife, in Germany, is a must-drive vacation spot for petrolheads world wide. Even for knowledgeable drivers, it may be demanding.   So how about drifting the total 20.7-kilometre circuit?   That’s precisely what champion drifter Vaughn Gittin Jnr has finished – behind the wheel of his 900hp Ford Efficiency 5.zero Aluminator XS powered Ford Mustang RTR Drift automotive, the primary time the feat has been achieved. *   For Gittin Jnr is was all about having a “good time, not a lap time”. However he nonetheless hit speeds in extra of 240 km/h, shredded three units of tyres, and maxed out in sixth gear on the sideways entries into the bends.  


Clearing approach for emergency autos may very well be a lifesaver

Along with Vodafone, we’re testing know-how that would alert drivers to an accident forward moments after it has occurred.   The system may present early warning that emergency autos are approaching – and which aspect of the street drivers ought to transfer in direction of to keep away from being an obstruction.   The implications of blocking emergency autos – and delaying their arrival on the scene of an accident – may show deadly. In truth, consultants imagine that survival charges for street accident victims will be improved by as a lot as 40 per cent in the event that they obtain remedy simply 4 minutes extra shortly.   The system is designed to create an “emergency hall” alongside which hearth engines, ambulances and police autos can attain their locations extra shortly; and is being trialled as a part of KoMoD (Kooperative Mobilität im digitalen Testfeld Düsseldorf) – a €15....




New Transit is the enterprise

We’re heading to Hanover in Germany this week to indicate off our newest Transit van. Our largest Transit, with a 2-tonne capability, can be exhibiting off its capacious measurement, environment friendly engine choices and even a decrease emission gentle hybrid model. It has some welcome additions for drivers too, the massive van now extra car-like to drive and with tech like wide-angle entrance and rear cameras, hands-free parking and even hands-free exiting from parallel parking areas. Our new Transit Customized plug-in hybrid can be making its production-ready debut alongside it too. For these wanting sporty, the Ranger Raptor can be on present, together with a brand new Transit Join Sport Van. Plus we’re revealing some sensible new linked companies that allow fleet house owners use knowledge uploaded to the cloud from their autos to test their drivers are driving safely whereas maximising fleet effectivity, which is all the time factor....


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Ford auf der IAA Nutzfahrzeuge Hannover Am 20. September öffnen (die Tore der IAA Nutzfahrzeuge in Hannover. Als einer der führenden Hersteller von leichten Nutzfahrzeugen präsentiert sich Ford mit einem Querschnitt seiner Modellfamilie – bestehend aus den vier Baureihen Courier, Join, Customized und Transit. Einer der Schwerpunkte wird dabei die Konnektivität/Vernetzung im Nutzfahrzeugbereich sein. So werden wir unter dem Motto „Born Linked“ Fahrzeuge präsentieren, die serienmäßig mit On Board-Modems ausgerüstet sind. Ein weiterer Schwerpunkt ist das Thema elektrifizierte Antriebe. Ins Scheinwerferlicht rücken somit zum einen der serienreife Transit Customized PHEV mit Plug-in-Hybrid-Technologie und zum anderen der modernisierte Ford Transit, der im Zwei-Tonnen-Nutzlastbereich angesiedelt ist und in Hannover Weltpremiere feiert. Der Ford Transit wird als erstes Fahrzeug seines Segments mit einem 48 Volt-Gentle-Hybrid-Antrieb (mHEV) zu euch rollen. Darüber hinaus wird am Ford Messestand modern Telematik- und Datendienste vorgestellt, mit denen Flottenbetreiber ihre Fuhrparks noch effizienter managen können. Unser Stand ist in....




Focus is prime of the category for area

Do you know the common school-child grows at a price of 6 centimetres a 12 months?   Children may even shoot upwards a whopping 16 centimetres in a single 12 months… with spurts of as much as half a centimetre in a single evening.   That implies that some college students can be hopping into the household automobile to return to high school 2 centimetres taller than after they began their summer time break.   One scientific research even confirmed college students get taller even sooner than regular throughout their summer time holidays, as a result of they’re much less confused.   Our new Ford Focus presents extra room than ever for rising children as they head again to high school this autumn. There’s 5 centimetres more room for lengthier legs than the outdated model – that means extra room than some other automobile of its kind.   The ground....


Meet the Canadian Ford Fanatic Who Bleeds Blue

Angelo Paletta is self-diagnosed with OCD… “obsessive automobile dysfunction”.   Loopy about our automobiles his complete life, he’s amassed a shocking assortment of quick Fords together with Mustangs and GT supercars in his particular “automobile cathedral”, close to Ontario, Canada.   And fairly than preserving his prized possessions behind closed doorways, Angelo is comfortable to share his ardour by internet hosting charity occasions, get-togethers and barbecues.   Take a look at Angelo’s wonderful assortment of Ford automobiles and memorabilia on this video:




Orange (and blue) is the brand new black

Petrol-heads will recognise it as one of the vital well-known paint schemes in motorsport – the orange and blue of the legendary American Gulf Oil-sponsored Ford GT40 racing automobile.   The Le Mans 24 Hours-winning 1968 Ford GT40 that first sported this iconic paint job was one among only a few particular person vehicles to attain repeat victories within the gruelling race, when it took the fourth GT40 win in a row in in 1969.   Fifty years on from the 1968 victory, we’ve revealed our new Ford GT Heritage Version full with Gulf paint-scheme.   Along with the outside colors, cool retro particulars embrace one-off 20-inch aluminium wheels, silver rear-view mirror caps, and blue and orange stitching for the seats and steering wheel.   Not like earlier Ford GT Heritage Editions, this particular mannequin might be on sale for 2 years as a substitute of only one, with the....


Drone tech takes our security inspections to new heights

Think about if you happen to may instantly perform an arduous – however important – activity across the house or at work in a fraction of the time it will usually take, thanks to 1 easy innovation. That’s the case for workers at our Dagenham Engine Plant within the UK, who at the moment are utilizing drones to examine high-up and hard-to-reach elements of the manufacturing facility, whereas conserving their ft firmly on the bottom. Upkeep groups use radio-controlled drones fitted with superior digital cameras to view areas of the plant they’ll’t see from floor degree. This fashion they’ll test that buildings – together with these supporting the plant’s heavy equipment – are well-maintained and adjust to rigorous security requirements. Whereas the job used to take hours to finish utilizing scaffolding, the workforce can now examine a 40-metre lengthy space of the plant in simply 12 minutes. With the time....




It’s #Raptormania at Gamescom

Players anticipating to see solely digital variations of their favorite vehicles at this yr’s Gamescom exhibition are in for a shock. We’ve develop into the primary carmaker to launch an actual automobile at Europe’s largest video gaming occasion.   Our “bad-ass” new Ranger Raptor pick-up is a thoroughbred desert racer and excessive life-style off-roader, and makes its European debut on the present in Cologne, Germany, earlier than happening sale to thrill-seekers in 2019.   The hardest and most high-performing model ever of our fashionable pick-up – which beforehand tore up the monitor at Goodwood Pageant of Pace – may also be added to the upcoming Xbox open-world racing sport Forza Horizon four, providing players hours of dirt-churning pleasure on digital racetracks.   Take a look at our explosive video of the Ranger Raptor – full with “don’t do that at house” stunts.     We’ve additionally introduced our particular 4D....


Tree frogs, ft and mermaids? Big letters reveal your passions

You spoke, and we listened (or at the very least our big Focus letters, powered by synthetic intelligence, did). And now we all know what you’re actually into. In Italy, there’s a ardour for mermaids, in Germany its tree frogs, in Spain its ft and right here within the U.Okay. its Vikings – or at the very least it’s for some individuals. Throughout the board the preferred mentions – that have been then displayed throughout the enormous letters in landmark places – have been journey, music and naturally, on lots of people’s minds earlier this summer season, soccer. The large first-of-its-kind set up consisted of 540 LED video tiles embedded on a six-metres excessive, 30-metres lengthy construction to spells the phrase FOCUS. Coaching the Synthetic intelligence alone took 200 hours. Throughout Europe, over 2,500 individuals interacted with our Focus letters, with 84 per cent of them downloading their personalised content....




10 million Mustangs and counting

We celebrated the manufacturing of our 10 millionth Mustang with a nod to the very first. Constructed 54 years aside, each automobiles have been GT fashions in good-looking Wimbledon White with large V8 engines, albeit with a slight distinction in energy – 460 horsepower for the brand new automotive in comparison with 164 for the 1964 mannequin. America’s best-selling sports activities automotive of the final 50 years, greater than 38,000 Mustangs have discovered properties with clients in Europe for the reason that iconic automotive first went on sale throughout the area in 2015. And the world’s best-selling sports activities automotive three years straight has featured in additional motion pictures and has extra Fb followers than some other automotive on the earth. To mark the special day, greater than 60 Ford Mustang house owners of all mannequin years assembled within the U.S. to spell out 10,000,000 with their automobiles. There was....


Ford S-MAX Vignale Concept Unveiled In Milan

The European market is one of the most demanding ones in the entire of the world and manufacturers consider the same very seriously. Ford is one of the major global players and in the recent times, it has started focusing more on the European continent. Last year, Ford unveiled the Ford Mondeo Vignale Concept and taking the Vignale lineup ahead, the US major has unveiled the Ford S‑MAX Vignale Concept yesterday in Milan, Italy. The Vignale model range is all about exclusive specification, premium design and craftsmanship, and Ford is all set to put the two to the production lines. As far as the availability of the Vignale range is concerned, the Mondeo Vignale will be available next year while the S‑MAX Vignale is expected to follow shortly. Ford will also start a ‘Vignale Lounge’ retail program in select retail stores in Europe, along with a Vignale lifestyle collection. Talking....




Ford Everest Concept SUV At Bangkok International Auto Show

The mid-size SUV segment has shown an increase in demand in the recent times and this seems to have pushed global manufacturers to develop even better products. Ford, one of the leaders in the SUV segment, has been working on a new 7 seater concept designed for ASEAN and global markets which was revealed in Sydney back in 2013. Dubbed Ford Everest, the concept has recently been showcased at the Bangkok International Auto Show and if we have to describe the looks of the concept in one word, we would say ‘excellent’. The main reason that led to the creation of Ford Everest Concept is the utility segment’s rapid growth in the year 2013 – 13 percent to the precise. In the same year, Ford recorded a 35 percent increase in sales, thus motivating the brand to do even better. The Everest concept looks sleek and refined, and has all....


Ford To Unveil New Focus At 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Nearly ten days ago, Ford released the first pictures and official details of the all new Ford Focus and the latest buzz is that Ford will unveil the car at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. Presented first at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the new Focus features a completely new design which is on the lines of the new Ford models. The exterior features a new bonnet, inverted trapezoidal grille, chiseled headlamps and elongated fog lamps. Aside from the new design, another important change is the addition of SYNC 2, the latest version of Ford’s voice-activated in-car connectivity system. The system features an 8 inch high-res color touch screen which responds to voice commands to control audio, climate control, navigation and more. For the European market, the SYNC 2’s navigation system will have a split-screen display to offer a more detailed view of the map. As far as the....




New Ford Focus Arrives With New Design, Engines, Features And More

Ford has unveiled the all new Ford Focus which is hugely improved over its predecessor. In short, the all new Focus a completely new design featuring Ford’s new face, packs more advanced technologies, is more equipped and comes with an upgraded powertrain lineup. The car has made its debut at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and will officially be unveiled at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. The design of the new Focus is in line with the recent models and features One Ford global design language, which was last seen on the new Mondeo and Fiesta models. The car arrives with a lowered stance, a new bonnet, front fascia and inverted trapezoid grille. Complementing the new face is a pair of chiselled front headlamps and elongated fog lamps. For the European market, Ford has also updated the car’s engine lineup and it will be the first vehicle to be....


2015 Ford Expedition With New Engine And Features Unveiled

Today, Ford has revealed the all new 2015 Ford Expedition which comes with a long list of features, a new EcoBoost engine and a new platinum series. Perhaps the most important change brought by Ford is the addition of a new Ecoboost engine to the options list. Earlier, the only engine that customers looked forward to was the 5.4 liter V8 unit but now there is a smaller 3.5 liter EcoBoost engine which not only drives better but delivers better fuel economy, power and torque figures. This new EcoBoost heart is the only engine to be offered in the new Expedition in North America. Mated to this fuel efficient is a 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission that also features a manual mode. When driving in the manual mode, drivers can select the desired gear using a shift-mounted rocker switch. Complementing the interesting setup will be the new continuously controlled damping that....




Special Edition Cobra To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of Shelby FIA Cobra

Shelby is the word synonymous to performance and the one car that actually put Shelby ahead of other manufacturers in the 60s is the Cobra. That iconic piece of machinery would give any car enthusiast goose bumps. The original Cobra was exciting and immensely powerful, and talked only performance. In 1964, Shelby American, which is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc. (CSBI:PK), launched the FIA Cobra. This special version competed with Aston Martin, Jaguar and Corvette in 1964’s World Manufacturers Championship series. Exactly fifty years later, in 2014, celebrating the birth of the FIA Cobra and paying a tribute to the same, Shelby American is going to offer 50 limited edition continuation (CSX7000) Shelby 289 FIA Cobras. Based on the 289 Ford, the limited edition models will feature a “Viking Blue” exterior color with FIA stripes and roundels. It will also come with a black FIA....


All-New Ford F-150 Pickup Revealed At Detroit Motor Show

The North American International Auto Show has always been a great platform for launching new products and keeping that in mind, Ford has announced the all new F-150 pickup at the exhibition. The 2015 F-150 is not big on looks but comes with a range of new features one cannot overlook. In brief, the new F-150 gets an all-new high-strength steel frame, high-strength aluminum-alloy body and the Baja 1000 proven 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine. On the features part, the list gets 11 new features including 360-degree camera view, integrated loading ramps stowed in the pickup bed, 400-watt power outlets inside the cab, LED headlights and sideview mirror spotlights, and remote tailgate release. According to Ford, the new F-150 is the strongest and most durable F-150 ever. Before the truck is put on sale, which is expected to happen later this year, Ford will torture-test the F-150 and even hand it over....




Ford C-Max Solar Energi Concept Car To Debut At CES 2013

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show is going to be interesting as Ford is planning to debut its latest concept car at the venue. Ford C-MAX Solar Energi Concept is the car in question here which is ready to meet the masses in Las Vegas. Talking about the concept car, it is first of its kind sun powered vehicle aimed at offering performance levels comparable to conventional plug-in hybrids. The interesting fact is that since it is a solar powered vehicle it does not depend on electric grid for fuel as plug-in hybrids do. Unlike plug-in hybrids which power their battery from an electrical socket, the C-MAX Solar Energi Concept utilizes a special concentrator that magnifies and directs intense sun rays to solar panels on the vehicle roof, thus harnessing the power of the sun. With this innovative piece of technology onboard the C-MAX Solar Energi Concept delivers the same performance....


Ford Police Interceptor Sedan, Utility, All-Wheel Drive being a favorite among US Police Officials

Ford has come up with some good news for police also, as this is presenting the high performance Sedan EcoBoost with some of the best utilities they can provide to the administration officers. This car has some of the best features which are capable to meet the high demands of administration and also make their work easier and better. This car is enough intelligent and equipped with all-wheels drive facility claims to be the fastest both in 0-100 mph acceleration testing and average lap times at Fontana raceway in California. The Ford EcoBoost Police Interceptor has a high vehicle value accelerates faster than all base V6 sedan rivals as it has underwent in 0-100 mph testing and average lap times and won the test. And due  to this reason Police interceptor Sedan has been the first choice of the government officials of U.S. and due to the utility o these vehicles....




Ford Edge Concept Crossover Makes European Debut In Barcelona

To move along with the very stylish continent of Europe the Ford made its debut here with the new Edge that introduced in Barcelona in Spain presenting as an emblem of sophistication and technology. Ford Edge which has already applauded in the U.S market will be upgrading to its new collection with new SUVs along with the new Kuga which is a mid-sized SUV and new EcoSport which is a small SUV will be launching altogether. Edge will be counted among the 25 new vehicles that Ford will launch in Europe in the next five years, and this was announced at Ford’s special “Go Further” -which was grandeur occasion in Barcelona and between the swarm of 2,500 journalists, employees and dealers. This car claims to be one of the finest examples of technology which will upgrade your lifestyle. It has a concept of automated driving technologies such as self-parking and....


All New Mustang Celebrates Ford’s 50th Year In Automotive Industry

50 years of experience is quite a high mark for both the company and the customer.  With a very distinctive approach Ford has completed its long journey of success and innovation with each of its cars that presented to all of its customers. This time the celebration is indeed a grand one and it will be marked with the toast of the launch of the all new Ford Mustang which is filled up with World Class performance and some of the marvelous specifications that will not allow taking your eyes of that vehicle. The incorporation of the innovative technologies is made to attract a large number of customers and to expand its market stretch on the global platform. This world class car is all set to unleash in six countries on for continents respectively. The Architecture of the Mustang Mustang now available with three engines presenting withwider options to choose....




2014 Ford Mustang Convertible With Supercar Performance For EICMA

Hollywood Hot Rods is a popular name in the custom auto industry and this year at the 2013 SEMA show which takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, they have planned something very unique for the visitors. Hollywood Hot Rods is planning to take on the supercars with its 2014 Ford Mustang GT convertible at SEMA 2013. While the 2014 Mustang is already a performance oriented and beautiful looking machine, Hollywood Hot Rods wanted to build a unique vehicle out of it and in that context the following is what Troy Ladd, owner of Hollywood Hot Rods said: – “We really wanted to take the customization of this Mustang to the next level. Instead of simply adding accessories and a custom paint job, we wanted to really change the car. So we decided to redesign some key elements of the car, like the roof and rear section; to create a....


Ford unveils the F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition off-road pickup

Ford has unveiled its new 2014 F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition model in its popular truck line in Michigan, United States. Entering its fourth model year, the new 2014 F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition kicks the existing package up a notch with significant interior and exterior enhancements. The manufacturer proclaims it to be the best Raptor ever introduced in the market. It is adorned with a high-performing and uncompromising off-road pickup and the advanced features found only in premium trucks. The new trim level has been enhanced with a variety of features to make the Raptor much bolder. The new SVT Raptor Special Edition will be available in Ruby Red Metallic and Tuxedo Black Metallic with box-side graphics. Both of these are newly introduced colors for Raptor and will be available only in SVT Raptor Special Edition. The new interior renovations brought in Special edition include Brick Red seat bolsters (with....




Carl Edwards wins the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Subway Fresh Fit 500 race

Carl Edwards got his long waited triumph in NASCAR Sprint Cup at Phoenix on Sunday March, 3rd 2013, which was according to him, desperately required since his first win in this Sprint Cup two years ago in Las Vegas and he has waited for 70 races since then. Edwards who has 20 career cup victories in his name, was very determined during the whole race which can be analyzed by seeing his led laps counts of 122 out of total 316 laps, but the 2013 Subway Fresh Fit 500 cup victory came at final stage where Jimmie Johnson was just less than 1 second behind him at the finish line and got second place finished. Edwards was really happy after the win which can be seen in his flawless flips and he jumped into the grandstands for high-fives from spectators fans, and during that he said, “I feel like I can jump over those grandstands right now. This win....


2013 Ford Fusion Energi PHEV has best driving range as a Hybrid and EV-only

Ford has done wonderful work in the segment of Green Cars too, with its new 2013 Ford Fusion Energi sedan, which has latest plug-in hybrid, produces the most efficient EPA-rated driving range and claims to have the best fuel efficiency as compared to other competitor in the market in the same segment. If we look into the numbers, the 2013 Fusion Energi has an outstanding EPA-rated driving range that covers a distance travel of 620 miles[997.79 kilometers] with no refilling of gas or recharging of battery once its got fully charged with full gas fuel tank and has the best capability of electric-only mode to cover a distance of 21 miles[33.79 kilometers], which when compared to the Honda Accord Plug-In, it has combined gas-electric driving range EPA rating of 574 miles[923.76 kilometers] and  with the electric-only mode, it delivers the EPA-rated driving range of 13 miles[20.92 kilometers]. The new Fusion Energi has delivered much improved driving range than Honda....




Ford Atlas won NAIAS EyesOn Design Awards with Nissan Resonance in concept category

As per the final decision for the NAIAS EyesOn Design Awards, which falls into the concept category, at North American International Auto Show[NAIAS] 2013, is given as : Winner of the EyesOn Design Awards  in the Design Category goes only to one vehicle but due to a tie, it is awarded to two vehicles – the Ford Atlas Concept and the Nissan Resonance Concept. The EyesOn Design Awards honor the most important display of design at North American International Auto Show[NAIAS] 2013, in Detroit. The award winner decision is taken by North American and global leaders of design from Automobile makers with academic chairs of transportation design programs and design leaders from other fields.  It identify the skill and creativity of today’s most gifted designers in the areas of Aesthetics and Innovation, Concept Implementation, Functionality and Spirit of Industrial Design. The EyesOn Design Awards given in concept and production categories, which are desired by automotive....


2014 Ford Fiesta EcoBoost at Los Angeles Auto Show 2012

“Customers want cars that are expressive and fun while offering class-leading fuel economy,” says Mark Fields, Ford president of the Americas. The 2014 Ford Fiesta is a most fuel efficient car along with performance, connectivity and personality, is debuted at Los Angeles Auto Show 2012 . Ford is using 1.0-liter EcoBoost® engine that deliver the best miles per gallon among its rivals. Fiesta engine has already been selected for International Engine of the Year Award in Europe and Engine Technology International’s award 2012, is expected to deliver more than 40 mpg. It produces 123 horsepower for each liter while 108 horsepower per liter by for its size than a Lamborghini Aventador. 2014 Ford Fiesta EcoBoost enabled engine, offers fuel economy by 20 percent and reduction of CO2 emissions of up to 15 percent. MyFord Touch® system with 6.5-inch touch screen that feature enhanced voice control along with the options for navigation, communication and....




2014 Ford Fiesta ST EcoBoost at Los Angeles Auto Show 2012

Log Angeles is the witness of excitement among fans and brands owners. Sports coupe along with small cars is in top list. Ford has introduced new 2014 Ford Fiesta ST at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2012 in small cars segment. Small car segment is a hot in North America. The same performance model has been launched in Europe in 2005. The award-winning Ford 1.6-liter EcoBoost® 4-cylinder engine propels the 2014 Fiesta ST with an estimated 197 horsepower and 214 lb.-ft. of torque while Mini Cooper S with 181 horsepower and a torque of 177 lb.-ft. In the same B-segment Sonic RS produces just 138 horsepower and 148 lb.-ft. Mark Roberts, Ford-Fiesta calibration supervisor says, “This is a rewarding car to rev”. It has 177 lb.-ft. of torque available from 1,600 rpm and 214 lb.-ft. by 3,500 rpm. It seems that Fiesta ST has the engine of twice of its size....


Ford Focus ST at SEMA Show 2012

The theme-based customization on 2013 Ford Focus ST with 2.0 Litre EcoBoost Engine and 6-Speed Manual Transmission, customized by five different Auto-sports – the M&J Enterprises, the Steeda Auto-Sports, the Bojix Design, the Tanner Foust Racing and the Galpin Auto-Sports are showcased in the SEMA Show 2012, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, in Las Vegas, Nevada[United States] from October 30th to November 2nd 2012. The 2013 Ford Focus ST customization from M&J Enterprises with a joint venture with Ford, Cosworth LLC and Ford Racing, increases 30% Engine’s power, to generate a horsepower of 330 and increases 20% of the torque, and to give smooth ride on such high horsepower, respectively the Focus ST suspension, tires and alloy wheels has been nicely modified with the beauty of design in Tangerine Scream finish. In the other customization of 2013 Ford Focus ST from Steeda Auto-sports  which is more dedicated to the performance side of European inspired model. Steeda....




2013 Lincoln MKZ

The 2013 Lincoln MKZ has been revealed with comparatively less price among its premium segment cars, specially targeting the new Lexus 350 ES in this price segment, Lincoln is premium auto-brand of Ford Motor Company and always innovates in line of creating advanced technology for premium cars with best prices and more efficiency. The new 2013 Lincoln MKZ has equipped with power of all front wheel drive and the Eco-boost 2.0 Liter i.e. 2,000 CC engine is capable of generating horsepower of 240 i.e. 243.42 PS. With such power, the EPA figures of fuel mileage are still nice, for city, this is 22 miles per gallon and for highway, it is 33 miles per gallon. Lincoln is has announced 2013 MKZ with 10 superior features which are following: 10.1 inch Remote Start,SYNC with MyLincoln Touch driver connect technology, multicontour front seats with Active Motion, LCD instrument cluster, Intelligent Access with....