Fiesta Flashback: 39 Years in 41 Seconds
Fiesta was Europe's best-selling small car for Quarter 1 2014 with 85,639
Fiestas sold. Our fast-paced fix of Fiesta nostalgia traces the journey
from 1976 to the present day.
A Beginner's Guide to SYNC II
The SYNC 2 features in the new Focus make it easier to control the car's
entertainment system, climate control, satellite navigation and linked
mobile devices using voice commands. Following customer feedback, SYNC 2
also features simplified, sleek dashboard controls.
Ford Model T bus in Slovenia
A 1921 Ford Model T bus has been turning heads in Slovenia's capital,
Ljubljana. Owned by Jure Mrzel, the bus is based on a two-seat Model T
Jure decided to convert the old-timer into a bus after studying historical
material and talking to fellow Model T fanatics. He teamed up with wood
technician Janez Smelcer for the project.
The two men also fitted the vehicle with a wood gas generator, or gasifier.
Popular in the 1930s when fuel was in short supply, the gasifier burns wood
to create a gas which powers the engine. The engine can also be powered by
While speeds are far from high top speed is just 20km/h when powered by
the gasifier - driving the Model T is a precise art.
However, Jure enjoys the challenge as he proudly drives his bus around the
streets of Ljubljana
Watch Ford's Inflatable Rear Seatbelt in slo-mo
Ford Motor Company’s groundbreaking Inflatable Rear Seatbelt – which
combines attributes of an airbag and a conventional seatbelt – will make
its European debut on the all-new Mondeo later this year.
Ford’s Inflatable Rear Seatbelt is designed to reduce head, neck and
chest injuries for rear-seat passengers, often children and older
passengers who can be more vulnerable to such injuries. In the event of an
accident, the belt rapidly expands to disperse crash forces across a body
area five times greater than that achieved by a conventional seatbelt.
The secret lives of Ford's Crash Test Dummies
Life is not easy for a crash test dummy. You never know what's in store for
you in the crash test area.
At Ford's Crash Test Centre a very special test is about to be carried out
- but will it be the last crash test for this crash test dummy?
New FORD FOCUS - Active Park Assist
The New Ford Focus with Active Park Assist.
Let’s you park hands free and stress free first time, every time.
So you can let go and start enjoying more of the good things in life.
Engineer Jürgen Pützschler is named "Dynamicist of the Year"
Ford engineer Jürgen Pützschler is named "Dynamicist of the Year" by
Vehicle Dynamics International magazine for his work on the new Ford Focus
Jürgen Pützschler and his team are responsible for Ford's acclaimed
vehicle dynamics, including body stiffness, ride and handling, with the
ultimate goal of achieving a vehicle that is fun to drive, flatters the
novice, and rewards the expert.