Tag: Ford

Ford van buyers can win the ultimate road trip to Rome

Ford van buyers can win the ultimate road trip to Rome

FORD Commercial Vehicle dealers across the country will be entering all van test drive customers into a prize draw in September. The prize consists of six tickets to the UEFA Champions League Final in Rome next May. The winners will spend one night in Milan before being chauffeured to Rome […]

Business as usual for Ford’s Mondeo

Business as usual for Ford’s Mondeo

THE Ford Mondeo took the Business Car Awards’ Business Car of the Year prize at a ceremony for the fleet industry’s top executives – the people responsible for running the cars powering British business. Alongside the Mondeo winning Business Car of the Year, Audi took two headline awards, for Manufacturer […]

MASS PRODUCTION (FORD ESCORT AND FORD FOCUS)

MASS PRODUCTION (FORD ESCORT AND FORD FOCUS)

THESE are more than just cars. These close relatives are such an ingrained part of automotive everyday life that they are as familiar as an item of street furniture. These are cars that are lived in, performing every possible role, cherished and abused in equal measure. 33 years may separate […]

Ford changes business model for Malaysia

Ford changes business model for Malaysia

Ford Malaysia Sdn Bhd and its subsidiary, Associated Motor Industries Malaysia Sdn Bhd (AMI), today announced plans to restructure their business model and operations in Malaysia which will see, among other things, the closure of the AMI assembly plant in Shah Alam, Selangor. Ford Motor Company will also withdraw from […]

Ford racks up awards

Ford racks up awards

‘TIS the season to be jolly, but Ford has more reason than most following a total of 17 awards in 2007 from specialist media and key motor industry organisations for the Transit, Transit Connect and Ranger. Steve Kimber, commercial vehicles director, Ford of Britain, said: “Our CV line-up has gone […]

TOP TEN CAR LAUNCHES AT THE FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW

TOP TEN CAR LAUNCHES AT THE FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW

THE message from 2007 Frankfurt’s Motor Show is loud and clear: think green, think lean. Reflecting global concerns about high fuel prices, fuel efficiency and global warming, the majority of carmakers have concentrated on green products and technology. In brief, small cars now mean big business and what’s evident from […]

Ford unveils Sportvan

Ford unveils Sportvan

THE covers came off the new Ford Transit SportVan when Ford opened for business at the Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC, Birmingham. Famous for her televised ‘race’ around the Nürburgring in a Ford Transit, professional driver Sabine Scmidtz was the first to test the Sportvan. The limited edition Transit […]

Modern face of ‘white van man’

Modern face of ‘white van man’

A FORD survey carried out by poll company GfK has revealed the myths and realities of today’s White Van Man and how road users perceive him. 71 per cent think of white van men themselves of as careful and considerate drivers and take trouble to ensure their van is clean […]

TOP TEN MODELS IN EUROPE 2006

TOP TEN MODELS IN EUROPE 2006

OFFICIAL figures just out reveal the favourite car across the entire cotinent of Europe during 2006. Here are the details: Position Make/Model Yr_06 Yr_05 Var. Yr. 1. OPEL ASTRA 437,673 466,841 -6.2% Sales of the Astra dipped during its second year on sale, but it still recorded big enough numbers […]