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.
National Women in Engineering Day
Ford's COO Barb Samardzich explains why Ford invited young female students
to Dunton Technical Centre to learn about a career in engineering, and we
meet Danielle and Fang, both working in Product Deveopment at Ford.
Test Track Paris
Paris - city of romance, culture... and terrible driving - the perfect
place to test Ford's automatic braking technology.
To see Active City Stop in action, check out http://youtu.be/3sv7fshptVM
Ford at the front of World RallyCross action
Forty-seven years on from the birth of the most gladiatorial form of
motorsport, top-level rallycross returns to Britain with Ford at the
forefront of the FIA World RallyCross Championship.
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
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.