Ford brand maintains second spot in industry sales and 15.5% market share*
May volumes increased by 36.7% compared to May 2014, year-to-date up by 26%
Ranger achieves 50.6% growth year-on-year
North West youngsters Jason Venter and Vince van Allemann set up the experience of a lifetime when they won the Dakar Challenge, run in conjunction with the RFS Endurance – round one of the Donaldson Cross Country Championship – in Harrismith on Saturday (28 March 2015).
Ford Challenges the Conventional World of Pickup Trucks with a Tougher, Smarter and More Efficient Ranger
Ford Ranger builds on its world-class capabilities with a new look and cutting-edge technologies that help achieve more
New front end gives the Ranger a bolder, more modern appearance; new interior combines style, exceptional craftsmanship, and improved functionality
Advanced features available in the range, including SYNC 2 connectivity, Lane Keeping Aid, Adaptive Cruise Control, Driver Impairment Monitor and Front and Rear Parking Sensors, make the Ranger one of the smartest trucks on the road
Upgraded diesel powertrains with Start-Stop technology and new Electric Power Assisted Steering make the new Ranger quieter, up to 22 percent more fuel-efficient and even more capable than before
Suspension tuning for improved ride comfort and handling delivers on Ford’s fun-to-drive promise with higher levels of refinement
BANGKOK, Thailand, Mar. 23, 2015 – Ford unveiled its new tough and smart Ford Ranger today, setting a new benchmark in the pickup truck segment with an uncompromised blend of robust capability, craftsmanship and advanced technology. Starting later this year, an updated range of the truck will take on the world in more than 180 markets worldwide.^
Award-winning Ford SYNC® now standard on Ranger XLS, XLT and Wildtrak models
Expanded connectivity, ease-of-use and driving safety – at no additional cost
Seamless integration of communications and entertainment functions with voice control
PRETORIA, South Africa, February 2015 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has expanded the smart technologies offered in the Ranger with the addition of its award-winning Ford SYNC® with Bluetooth and Voice Control.Using the innovative hands-free technology of SYNC, customers are able to connect almost any mobile phone or digital media player to the vehicle’s multimedia system via Bluetooth or USB connection.
Ford is the choice for People’s Wheels in South Africa!
Double-cab Ford Ranger voted overall winner in the 2015 People’s Wheels Awards
EcoSport joins it on the winners’ rostrum as winner in the Small SUVs and Crossovers category
More than 60 000 online votes cast to determine winners
PRETORIA, South Africa, 13 November 2014 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has driven away with the top honour at the 2015 Standard Bank People’s Wheels Awards announced recently at Montecasino in Johannesburg.
Toughest Ranger Odyssey route yet in Namibia’s notoriously desolate Kaokaland
2 500 km travelled over 12 days on some of Africa’s most extreme 4×4 trails
A true life-changing experience for 20 contestants grouped into 10 teams
PRETORIA, South Africa, 22 September, 2014–The 2014 Ranger Odyssey has wrapped up a truly epic 2 500 km, 12-day extreme 4×4 adventure through north-western Namibia with all of the vehicles and contestants coming through with flying colours.
Top 20 Contestants Selected For Gruelling 12-day Ranger Odyssey 2014 in Namibia
40 South African Boot Camp contestants whittled down to 17 finalists
One contestant each selected from Mozambique, Angola and Nigeria to make up Top 20
Individuals trained and assessed on off-road driving in the Ford Ranger
Teamwork, interaction, physical and mental endurance all key selection criteria
PRETORIA, South Africa, 25 August, 2014 – Three days and two nights of intense Boot Camp action, training and evaluation have determined the 17 South African finalists selected for the epic 12-day 2 500 km Ranger Odyssey 2014 in Namibia.
Ford’s new Ranger is the bakkie that has taken the fight to the competition in just a few short years with more and more of these vehicles finding their way onto our roads. Packed full of smart technology and high standards of quality and comfort, the Ford Ranger also runs a powerful 3.2 litre turbodiesel powerplant.
Forty Contestants Attend Boot Camp To Prove They’re Tough Enough For Ranger Odyssey 2014
Over 8 200 entries received for Ranger Odyssey 2014
40 contestants chosen from thousands that took ‘selfies’ to attend Boot Camp, which starts today
Final Boot Camp slot determined by Ford South Africa Facebook fans
Rigorous three-day training and selection programme to determine finalists for Namibia
PRETORIA, South Africa, 22 August, 2014–Ford South Africa’s exhilarating 2014 Ranger Odyssey has entered its crucial next phase with the selection of 40 contestants for Boot Camp from a staggering 8 241 online registrations.