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Ford’s first student graduates from Incubation Centre

The Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) in Gauteng has produced the first graduate from its Automotive Incubation Centre project at Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant. First person to graduate from AIDC-driven Automotive Incubation Centre at Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant Awarded tender for Ford’s new Vehicle Personalisation Centre Specialised fitment of selected customer-specific accessories for Ford Ranger […]

Johann Verster

Published : Thursday September 3, 2015

Ford Gives Learners Insight into Career Opportunities in Automotive Industry

120 learners exposed to career opportunities at Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria and Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth Interactive Careers Day highlights wide range of careers within global Ford network, and associated fields of study PRETORIA, South Africa, 23 March 2015 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) hosted its annual Ford […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday March 23, 2015

Ford South Africa – Engines Donated Towards Training And Development

Ford donated engines to the Coega Skills and Training Development Centre Four Duratorq TDCi engines donated to aid skills development Ford and Coega committed to investing in local skills development PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 10 July, 2014– The Ford Struandale Engine Plant (SEP) is proud to announce that it donated two of its 3,2-litre, five-cylinder […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday July 10, 2014

Ford South Africa Exposes Youths To Motor Industry Career Opportunities

Ford Exposes Youths To Motor Industry Career Opportunities Annual Careers day at Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant High school learners hosted by FMCSA Education forms a significant part of Ford’s commitment to South Africa PRETORIA, South Africa, 26 May 2014 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) hosted its annual Ford Careers Day last week. […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday May 26, 2014

FORD INVESTS MILLIONS IN NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART TRAINING CENTRE

BRENTWOOD, Essex, 12 May, 2014 – Ford is creating a new, state-of-the-art training facility on its existing site in Daventry, Northamptonshire, as part of a multi-million pound investment. The new site will merge the capabilities of two existing Ford colleges – the Technical Training Centre located separately at Daventry, and the Henry Ford College in […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday May 12, 2014

Not Invented Here – What Ford Is Looking for with New Motor City Innovation Exchange and Jump Start Program

Ford’s intellectual property licensing group to open Motor City Innovation Exchange providing a showroom for innovators to show off their creations to peers and potential customers Working with TechShop, the nonprofit AutoHarvest Foundation and Wayne State University’s TechTown, Ford is helping entrepreneurs commercialize their creations Ford Land is now offering the Jump Start program to […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday May 31, 2012

Ford Motor Company Fund Provides More Than $280,000 for Programs Supporting Youth in Detroit

Ford Fund presents Detroit Mayor Dave Bing with a $250,000 grant on behalf of the Youth Employment Program $34,000 provided in scholarships and essay contest awards DEARBORN, Mich., May 17, 2012 – In recognition of the importance of supporting youth in the Detroit community, Ford Motor Company Fund is announcing more than $280,000 in grants […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday May 18, 2012

FORD ANNOUNCES THE UK UNIVERSITIES TO RECEIVE BLUE OVAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Brentwood, Essex, 1st February, 2012 – Ford has chosen 12 leading UK universities to award 100 student scholarships, worth a total of £1 million, starting in the 2012 academic year. The Ford Blue Oval Scholarship Programme is aimed at encouraging the next generation of engineers, scientists and innovators to plan their future careers in British […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday February 1, 2012

FORD TAPS CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY EXPERTS IN EFFORT TO DESIGN VEHICLES FOR GROWING NUMBER OF VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Ford is using Cambridge University’s Vision and Hearing Impairment Simulator to design its vehicles to help people with age-related vision problems Special software enables engineers to see instrument clusters through the eyes of someone with vision impairment Globally, 285 million people have some form of visual impairment. Of these 65 per cent are over the […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday December 22, 2011

Ford Taps Cambridge University Experts

Ford Taps Cambridge University Experts in Effort to Design Vehicles for Growing Number of Visually Impaired Ford is using Cambridge University’s Vision and Hearing Impairment Simulator to help design its vehicles to meet the needs of people with age-related vision problems Special software enables engineers to see instrument clusters through the eyes of someone with […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday December 19, 2011

FORD UK GRADUATES COMPETE IN APPRENTICE-STYLE CHALLENGE

Brentwood, Essex, 12th December, 2011 – Ford’s latest intake of graduate trainees used techniques inspired by the popular BBC television show “The Apprentice” to prove out new skills and learning. The young Ford graduates competed head-to-head across a variety of challenges including gathering of sales leads, and even selling vehicles to shoppers, to test their […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday December 12, 2011

FORD APPRENTICES MAKE IT IN GREAT BRITAIN

Brentwood, Essex, 7th December, 2011 – Ford’s UK-based apprentices involved with the design, development and production of high-technology engines supported the launch of the Government’s new “Make it in Great Britain” initiative, which aims to transform the image of UK manufacturing and to raise awareness of its importance for the economy. The Ford apprentices, working […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday December 7, 2011

FMCSA Expands Production Facilities Ahead of Ranger Introduction

FMCSA opens new world class Technical Training Centre in the lead up to new Ranger Development of expanded warehouse facilities gets underway at FMCSA’s Silverton Assembly Plant PRETORIA, South Africa, 26 September 2011 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) recently opened its new Technical Training Centre and began plans to expand its warehouse […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday September 26, 2011

Ford-AIDC-AWiSA Wellness Cluster selected as a finalist

Ford-AIDC-AWiSA Wellness Cluster selected as a finalist for global Business Action on Health Awards PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 1 April, 2011 – The innovative workplace wellness initiative conducted by the Ford Engine Plant, in partnership with the Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) and Aids Prevention and Health Promotion Workplace Programmes in Southern Africa (AWiSA), has […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday April 1, 2011

FORD’S UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE COLOGNE STUDENTS

FORD’S UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE – COLOGNE STUDENTS PREPARE FOCUS RS FOR NÜRBURGRING 24 HOURS RACE A group of students from Cologne University of Applied Science will prepare and enter a Ford Focus RS in the 2010 Nürburgring 24-hour race, on May 15 and 16.  The Focus RS will be provided by Ford. The team will enter […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday March 25, 2011

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa Hosts Careers Day Initiative

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) held its annual Ford Careers Day (FCD) this week. FCD is a career information initiative targeted at schools and employees’ children who wish to obtain information regarding various career opportunities, including those in the automotive industry. The project saw about 90 learners in grades 11 and 12 spending […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday February 24, 2011

Growth envisaged for Gauteng economy as Ford simulator officially opens

The Gauteng provincial government, along with Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) today officially opened a Production Simulator Facility, attached to FMCSA’s assembly plant in Silverton, Pretoria. This follows an announcement by FMCSA to invest approximately R3.4 billion to produce its All-new Ford Ranger pick-up truck in South Africa.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday February 1, 2011

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