Ford, together with Schaeffler, is developing a new type of electric vehicle that uses independent electric motors mounted in each of the rear wheels, meaning there is more room, specially under the hood, since the space that was used for the engine and transmission is now available for other uses.
5 de Maio de 2013
20 de Abril de 2013
The Ford Escort was a small family car that had huge success, particularly in several European markets during the 80s and 90s, achieving great popularity among younger drivers due to its more powerful versions, like the RS Cosworth. The Escort moniker was also used in the North American market and in a few other other countries but it was a different model, that never reached the level of the European version. Now it seems Ford is bringing it back.
9 de Abril de 2013
During the past two years, Ford has renewed its entire line of commercial vehicles, and today ended that process with the introduction of the Transit Courier at the Birmingham CV Show. This new van is based on Ford's B-segment compact platform for an improved maneuverability within the city. It will also be available as a kombi with rear seats.
8 de Março de 2013
With all the super cars presented there is now more time to write about some of those vehicles that are a little bit less exciting. Ford brought to Geneva the European EcoSport, and a bunch of versions based on the Tourneo, which in turn is similar to the Transit; the Courier, Connect and Custom. But let's concentrate on the Tourneo family.
23 de Fevereiro de 2013
What you see here is the European version of the Ford EcoSport which is already sold in several "emerging" markets, like Brazil and Argentina, and will soon become a "Global Model". The premiere in Europe will take place next month at the Geneva Motor Show.
26 de Janeiro de 2013
The German company Volkswagen said last week it would invest around 785 million euros ($1 billion) in a plant in northern Spain over the next five years, making it the third company in recent months that announced a major investment in that country with severe economy problems.
16 de Janeiro de 2013
Ford unveiled the Ford Atlas Concept at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit and promises this will be future of all the pickups thanks to its "innovative design, fuel efficiency and smart technologies".
1 de Dezembro de 2012
The 2013 Escape and Fusion equipped with the 1600cc engine were the target of a voluntary recall due to the risk of a fire starting in the engine. The reason of the overheating is still unknown but the dealerships will provide rental cars at no additional charge.
30 de Novembro de 2012
This was announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show in a special ceremony for the event. The Fusion/Mondeo has five engine choices including two EcoBoost turbocharged gasoline engines with direct injection as well as a hybrid and plug-in hybrid.
27 de Novembro de 2012
Even if they have the same name, the North American version of the Fiesta ST will only be available as a five-door version while in Europe it is only available with 3 doors. If that wasn't enough the European model has 180ps (178bhp) and 240Nm (177 lb-ft) in comparison with the 200ps (197bhp) and 290Nm (214lb/ft) or the North American market.
19 de Novembro de 2012
Seems Ford wants to enter the truck market in Europe and to help achieve that they released the new 1846T the first product developed according to the company’s new “One Ford” strategy that entails an integrated design and production capability using Ford subsidiaries worldwide.
15 de Novembro de 2012
If you have a large family and need a vehicle that can seat seven you can check the new Ford Transit Connect Wagon. With it's sliding doors it is perfect to put the kids in the back.
1 de Novembro de 2012
Ford brought five special versions to the SEMA Show at the Las Vegas convention center. The special versions were created by Tanner Foust Racing, Bojix, M&J Enterprises, Galpin Auto Sports and Steeda Autosports.