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Ford to launch first hybrid Mondeo Estate

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Ford will launch a petrol hybrid version of the Mondeo estate, as part of an ‘enhanced range’ due next year.

Road Test: Ford Ecosport ST-Line 1.0 EcoBoost (140PS)

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Ford hopes to add a bit of Fiesta appeal to its sportiest compact SUV, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Ford Mustang GT Convertible

2 months ago / 0 comments

In a country full of German drop-tops, can a five-litre Mustang make sense? Alex Grant finds out.

Ford targets grocery fleets with new Transit variant

3 months ago / 0 comments

Ford has introduced a Transit skeletal chassis cab, said to open up opportunities for a multitude of body conversions – including grocery delivery vans.

First Drive: Ford Fiesta ST

3 months ago / 0 comments

Is Ford’s latest Fiesta ST king of the current hot hatch crop? Jonathan Musk finds out…

Volkswagen and Ford talks could lead to joint vans

4 months ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen and Ford are exploring a strategic alliance that could see the carmakers jointly develop a range of commercial vehicles.

Ford puts focus on SMEs

5 months ago / 0 comments

Ford is to run its first-ever Business Week event (2-10 June) which will see business specialists at the carmaker’s dealership network target drivers at SME firms.

Prices revealed for Fiesta ST and Active

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Ford has extended the Fiesta range to include the sporty ST and SUV-inspired Active versions, available to order from £18,995 and £17,995 respectively.

Ford hints at Kuga PHEV as diesel sales drop

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Ford is widening its hybrid drivetrain line-up to include the Escape SUV, sold as the Kuga in Europe, amid declining demand for diesel engines in the … Read More »

Spotlight: Ford Focus

6 months ago / 0 comments

The fourth-generation Focus is a technological showpiece, out to re-assert itself in a segment that’s still a core part of the UK fleet sector. Alex Grant … Read More »

Redesigned Ford Edge gets two-wheel drive

8 months ago / 0 comments

Ford has given the Edge SUV an overhaul for Europe, with refreshed styling and a new line-up of diesel engines including the first with front-wheel drive.

Ford ride-share solution for commuters debuts in London

9 months ago / 0 comments

London commuters can now use a Ford ride-sharing service to plug gaps in public transport under a trial approved by TfL.

Ford drives mobility plans with latest start-up acquisitions

9 months ago / 0 comments

Ford is bolstering its plans for mobility solutions for fleet, private drivers and cities globally with the acquisition of two further start-ups.

Ford to double EV investment

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Ford is more than doubling its investment in electric vehicles, reviving the Mach nameplate made famous by early Mustangs on a high-performance electric SUV due in … Read More »

Ford’s SYNC 3 equipped vehicles get Waze navigation

9 months ago / 0 comments

Ford and Waze have teamed up to offer the traffic and navigation app to all Ford vehicles equipped with SYNC 3.

Ford extends scrappage scheme into 2018

10 months ago / 0 comments

Ford’s scrappage scheme for pre-Euro 5 cars and vans is to run into the first quarter of 2018.

Driverless cars will be on UK roads by 2021, chancellor confirms

11 months ago / 0 comments

Chancellor Philip Hammond has said the government is looking to have “fully driverless cars without a safety attendant in the car” on the roads in the … Read More »

Third of London taxi and private hire journeys could be in autonomous vehicles by 2025

1 year ago / 0 comments

Up to 30% of taxi and private hire journeys in the capital could be served by autonomous vehicle (AV) ride-sharing in London by 2025.

Virtual reality app shows consequences of distracted driving

1 year ago / 0 comments

Young drivers can now experience first-hand how mobile phone use and other distractions could cause road fatalities and land them in court.

Ford and Lyft to work on self-driving cars

1 year ago / 0 comments

Ford has become the latest carmaker to sign a deal with ride hailing firm Lyft to develop self-driving vehicles.

Ford smart benches to offer free mobile charging and Wi-Fi access

1 year ago / 0 comments

Pedestrians in London will be able to charge their phone and use Wi-Fi for free and even monitor air pollution with the help of new Ford … Read More »

Revised Mondeo cuts costs, bolsters user-chooser appeal

1 year ago / 1 comments

Ford has restructured the Mondeo range, reducing the number of trim levels, cutting on-the-road pricing and adding equipment to bolster its user-chooser appeal.

Carmakers launch scrappage schemes in time for plate change

1 year ago / 0 comments

Car groups including Renault-Nissan, VW and Kia have become the latest manufacturers to launch scrappage schemes intended to tempt buyers to new, less-polluting vehicles. 

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 22 August

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All the key news in fleet…

Ford launches UK scrappage scheme for pre Euro-5 cars and vans

1 year ago / 0 comments

Ford is running a UK scrappage scheme enabling drivers of any make of car or van to upgrade to Euro 6 vehicles…

Today in Fleet – Friday 11 August

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All the key news in fleet… DriveNow customers can now ask Alexa to reserve a car Customers using BMW and Sixt’s DriveNow car-sharing service can now reserve … Read More »

First Drive: Ford Fiesta

1 year ago / 0 comments

The UK’s best-selling car sets high standards for its ever-growing list of rivals, says Alex Grant.

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 13 June

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All the key news in fleet… Ford opens East London office to develop mobility solutions for Europe Ford is to open a Smart Mobility Innovation Office … Read More »

Fleet World’s five-minute industry briefing: This week’s top stories

1 year ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet from the last week… Campaign to make autonomous features mandatory The European Commission is being urged to make a number … Read More »

Today in Fleet: Wednesday 24 May

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All the key news in fleet… Ford dealers branch into all-makes servicing and parts Ford dealers in Europe can now offer servicing and parts for all … Read More »