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Ford South Africa Mourns for Capri Perana Creator Basil Green

PRETORIA, South Africa, 1 July 2022 – The South African motoring industry and wider community mourn the passing of legendary performance car specialist and dealer, Basil Green. Ford South Africa takes

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Ford Escort Rs1600

Ford Escort RS1600 Former Ford Show Car

London, May 10th  2022 – Avid Ford enthusiasts have the extremely rare opportunity to acquire a 1971 Mk1 Ford Escort RS1600 originally owned by the manufacturer. Leading specialist online auction

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Going to Extremes: Ford Cold-Weather Testing

Ford vehicles of all sizes – from Focus to F-Series Super Duty – annually submit to subzero testing in the U.S. military’s all-weather laboratory designed to re-create nearly every weather condition on earth Extreme cold-weather testing at the Florida lab in the summer contributes to continuity, collaboration and efficiency in Ford’s product development cycle and, […]

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Ford Launches New Medical And Wellness Centre

A healthy worker is a happy worker. That’s what it seems like at the Ford Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth which has opened a brand new Medical/Wellness Centre to better serve its employees in terms of overall health and wellness. Brand-new facility with full range of medical and wellness services Ongoing partnership with Life […]

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Ford South Africa Struandale Engine Plant

A Proud Legacy Spanning Five Decades Proud 50-year history in Port Elizabeth Eight engine platforms, over 3-million engines produced Global centre of excellence for Duratorq TDCi engine machining and assembly Export of fully assembled engines to North America   PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 6 November, 2014 – The Ford Struandale Engine Plant celebrates its historic […]

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Ford Motor Company to Improve Police Officer, Public Safety

Technology Co-Developed by Ford and Telogis Aims to Improve Police Officer, Public Safety Industry-first technology co-developed by Ford Motor Company and Telogis is intended to encourage safe driving behavior, reduce vehicle maintenance costs and municipal liability, and defend against complaints and litigation New technology encourages more widespread safety belt use, and can help prevent collisions […]

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Ford Ranger Odyssey Contestants Embark On Adventure Of A Lifetime In Namibia

12 days and 2 500 km in remote and rugged north-western Namibia 18 South Africans contestants and 1 each from Angola and Mozambique Punishing route with extreme off-road trails and tough conditions PRETORIA, South Africa, 8 September, 2014–Ranger Odyssey 2014 has officially kicked off with 20 brave contestants taking on some of the toughest conditions the […]

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Ford Is Bringing 25 New Vehicles to Middle East and Africa by 2016

Ford Middle East and Africa responsible for 67 markets Newly established structures aim to support growth in the region One Ford strategy will see a growing line-up of new or refreshed vehicles entering the market addis ababa, Ethiopia, 03 September, 2014 -Ford recently announced that it is bringing 25 new vehicles to Middle East and […]

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You Say Tomato, We Say Tom-Auto

You Say Tomato; We Say Tom-Auto: Ford and Heinz Collaborate on Sustainable Materials for Vehicles Ford and H.J. Heinz Company explore the use of tomato fibre to develop a more sustainable bioplastic material for vehicles Ford researchers are testing the material’s durability for potential use in vehicle wiring brackets and storage bins Success in developing […]

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Ford Recognizes Its Top Global Suppliers for Outstanding Performance in 2013

Fifty-one global supplier partners were honored at a special ceremony for their exceptional contributions to Ford Motor Company in 2013 Top-performing suppliers were recognized for achieving excellence in key areas including quality, cost performance and delivery Eighteen countries were represented at the 16th annual World Excellence Awards Ford honored its top-performing suppliers from around the […]

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MOTHER’S DAY FOR DETROIT-HAMTRAMCK DUO

  Mother, daughter install lithium-ion battery pack in nearly all GM electric vehicles DETROIT – For Detroit resident Evetta Osborne, every day is Mother’s Day. That’s because she literally works side by side with her daughter, Monique Watson, at General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant. They have installed the lithium-ion battery pack on nearly every Chevrolet […]

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Ford EcoBoost Cruise 12 United States Cities

2014 Ford EcoBoost Challenge Rolls into 12 U.S. Cities Starting in April for Consumer Drives of Hottest Ford Products 2014 Ford EcoBoost® Challenge gives consumers across America a fun and free opportunity to drive the hottest new Ford products This year’s EcoBoost Challenge includes a host of vehicles from Ford’s fuel-efficient EcoBoost-powered lineup – the […]

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Need for Speed Opens in Theaters This Week

The world’s leading driving video game will make its motion picture debut this week All-new Ford Mustang makes its silver screen debut Behind the scenes video looks at why Mustang was the perfect star https://youtu.be/yiLPlQythhs PRETORIA, South Africa, 19 March 2014 – Need for Speed, the No. 1 driving video game, with more than 120 […]

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Baby Boomers Streamline and Simplify, Compact Utility Vehicles and Small Premium Home Sales Skyrocket

As Baby Boomers Streamline and Simplify, Compact Utility Vehicles and Small Premium Home Sales Skyrocket In the key baby boomer segment, ages 55 to 64, retail registrations of the Ford Escape are up 81 percent since 2009 – higher than overall industry growth Small utility vehicles are most popular with buyers in this age group; […]

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Ford Support Women Owned Businesses

FORD SOURCING TO WOMEN-OWNED SUPPLIERS UP 50 PERCENT IN 2013; REFLECTS LONG COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY In 2013, Ford spent $1.8 billion with tier-one, women-owned suppliers, up from $1.2 billion in 2012 – a 50 percent gain Higher spending comes as Ford celebrates 36 years of working with Women’s Business Enterprise; sourcing goals date back to […]

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Ford is celebrating the 80th anniversary of its Australian invention of the iconic ute

Ford celebrates the 80th anniversary of its ute – the forerunner of modern pickup trucks – based on the first sale to a Melbourne-area farmer in February 1934 A 23-year-old Ford Australia designer created the ute by listening to the farming family’s request for a vehicle with more utility Ford’s truck teams translate customer needs […]

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Ford Selects Canadian Plant to Build All-New Global Utility Vehicle for Export to More Than 60 Countries.

Ford will build an all-new Edge utility vehicle for global markets at its Oakville Assembly plant, near Toronto, and export to more than 60 countries Adding a new global product at Oakville follows Ford’s C$700 million investment in the plant to make it one of the most competitive and advanced global manufacturing facilities in Canada, […]

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Ford Rent The Runway

Ford and Rent the Runway Join Forces to Bring a Fusion of Style and Accessibility From cars to closets, Ford and Rent the Runway are coming together to make irresistible style accessible for consumers Consumers can catch the stylish Ford Fusion and Rent the Runway’s designer looks at upcoming Test-Drive Style pop-ups in New York […]

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Ford South Africa, donates Ranger to Missionvale Care Centre

Ford Ranger single-cab pick-up donated to assist with commendable community work Missionvale Care Centre provides a wide range of support to one of the poorest areas of Port Elizabeth with high levels of unemployment PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 3 October 2013 – The Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has donated a Ranger pick-up […]

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Spectacular send-off for Ford Ranger Odyssey Africa 2013

10 competitors, 18 crew and journalists embark on an adventure of a lifetime from Nairobi Ranger Odyssey embraced and enthusiastically supported by CMC Motors, the Ford distributor in Kenya Official send-off from action-packed two-day Ranger Odyssey festival, followed by CSR project at Masai village Off-road route to Amboseli National Park and Mount Kilimanjaro 21 days […]

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Ford Develops BBBEE Suppliers

Gauteng MEC for Economic Development visits Supplier Incubation Facility in Silverton Five entrepreneurs (encubatees) selected and now housed at the facility Skills development and training provided to encubatees as they work towards becoming self-sustaining PRETORIA, South Africa, 18 June, 2013 – Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Nkosiphendule Kolisile visited Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa’s (FMCSA) […]

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Ford Sponsors Nimrod Nkosi

Local hero Nimrod Nkosi to drive Ford Ranger Nkosi visits Ford’s manufacturing facilities in Pretoria PRETORIA, South Africa, 17 May, 2013 – Ford South Africa handed over the keys of a Ford Ranger to local hero Nimrod Nkosi who will represent the Ford brand for the next six months. One of the most recognisable faces […]

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Ford video to show Ford Advantages and Technology

Video Snacks Bring Vehicle Features Directly to Consumers Ford launches a new Vehicle Orientation program this week at dealerships nationwide designed to bring consumers closer to the features available on their cars through an e-mailed checklist with links to ‘video snacks’ on Fordowner.com The inspiration for video snacks comes from Ford’s Global Consumer Experience Movement, […]

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Ford Education and Next Generation Learning

POLK COUNTY NAMED FORD NEXT GENERATION LEARNING COMMUNITY BY FORD MOTOR COMPANY FUND Key Vision To Ensure Every High School Student Is Enrolled In An Academy Polk County, Fla., Jan. 29, 2013 – Ford Motor Company Fund (Ford Fund) has named Polk County as a Ford Next Generation Learning (Ford NGL) Community — one of […]

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Difficulties At TGRSA

DELMAS, MPUMALANGA – Round 4 of the National Extreme Festival at the Red Star Raceway near the Mpumalanga town of Delmas proved to be a tough day at the office

Breyten Odendaal

5 July, 2022

Van Market In Decline Due To Supply Shortages

Tuesday 5 July, 2022 The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined for the sixth consecutive month in June, falling -23.0% to 26,443 units and rounding off a challenging first half

Breyten Odendaal

5 July, 2022

Car Market Performance Affected By Supply Shortages

Tuesday 5 July, 2022 UK new car registrations fell -24.3% in June, according to the latest figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The month saw

Breyten Odendaal

5 July, 2022

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