ARTICLES RELATING TO FORD

Security boffs make anti-car hacking gear

2014-07-24 10:16

In 2013 two security experts revealed how computers in the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape could be hacked. Now they've developed a device to prevent cyber car-hacking.

Doing it in the dirt: Ford off-road 101

2014-07-22 13:00

Freelance writer KATHY MALHERBE is pretty good with normal road-driving. We didn't know she was an off-road virgin, though, when we sent her bundu-bashing in a new Ford Ranger.

Doing it in the dirt: Ford off-road 101

2014-07-20 17:49

Freelance writer KATHY MALHERBE is pretty good with normal road-driving. We didn't know she was an off-road virgin, though, when we sent her bundu-bashing in a new Ford Ranger.

Strike slams brakes on another auto giant

2014-07-14 16:56

Toyota has joined Ford and General Motors to suspend production at one of its plants as a manufacturing workers' strike hits suppliers of car components.

Numsa strike forces Ford to halt production

2014-07-14 09:43

Ford has joined General Motors to temporarily suspend production at one of its plants over the two-week strike by the National Union of Metalworkers of SA.

Global stars to shine at VW Rally?

2014-07-07 12:19

The 2014 Volkswagen Rally will see several European and Namibian motorsport drivers racing in Round 4 of the SA National Rally championship.

Toyota lock-out on 1000 Desert Race

2014-06-30 08:01

Reigning South African Cross-Country champions Anthony Taylor and Dennis Murphy led a Toyota lock-out of the 2014 Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race podium on Sunday.

Dakar experts win Desert Race prologue

2014-06-28 12:34

A Brazilian crew with Dakar Rally experience showed the way in a Toyota Hilux on the first day of the 2014 Botswana Desert Race - but our locals were hot on their tail.

New race series to use Ford EcoBoost

2014-06-24 09:29

Ford and British motorsport, the MSA for a new young-driver single-seat series. Formula Ford cars will be powered by a 1.6-litre EcoBoost engine.

SPIED: Ford Ranger facelift

2014-06-23 10:09

Ford’s popular Ranger bakkie is getting a major facelift to bring it in line with the new Everest SUV.

Fiesta Zetec: 'Most powerful one-litre'

2014-06-19 12:17

Ford is to boost its popular Fiesta family with radical twins – the Zetec Red and Zetec Black Editions. Each has the automaker’s award-winning one-litre EcoBoost engine but tuned - to 103kW!

SPIED: Ford's Toyota Fortuner-fighter

2014-06-13 12:51

Ford will expand its Ranger er, range, with the launch of a new SUV variant later in 2014. We have spy images of the new Ranger SUV.

'Bye Ford Tomaso, hello Ford Tomato?

2014-06-12 07:27

Ford , with the assistance of global food company Heinz, is researching 'green' material for automotive manufacturing. Among the food plants being tested is the humble tomato...

'Bye Ford Tomaso, hello Ford Tomato?

2014-06-11 08:32

Ford , with the assistance of global food company Heinz, is researching 'green' material for automotive manufacturing. Among the food plants being tested is the humble tomato...

Poulter/Coetzee share rally title lead

2014-06-02 10:05

After three of the eight rounds of the South African Rally National championship the top five contenders are now clearly identified.

Whoa! Watch a Smart car outrun a Mustang

2014-05-29 14:28

A tiny Smart ForTwo vs a Ford Mustang in a drag race... No contest, right? In most cases that's true unless you heavily modify the little city car. Watch the epic race!

Reader review: Renault Duster vs. Ford EcoSport

2014-05-20 11:52

'City slickers won’t like the Duster and the camping crowd will not appreciate the EcoSport,' writes ROBERT DANIELS.

Reader review: Renault Duster vs. Ford EcoSport

2014-05-15 09:41

'City slickers won’t like the Duster and the camping crowd will not appreciate the EcoSport,' writes Wheels24 reader ROBERT DANIELS as he compares two SUVs - Renault's Duster and Ford's EcoSport.

Sparks will fly in Malelane Nkomazi 450

2014-05-12 11:44

Competition is tough in the South African National Cross-Country championship so there are some tough battles in store for the upcoming Nkomazi 450 event.

Cash crunch squeezes Caracas carmakers

2014-05-12 08:15

Reduced volume, rising debt, stagnant economy... Venezuelans may enjoy free highways and cheap petrol but are struggling to buy cars as the nation's economic crisis continues.

Clean sweep for Ford and Formato in PE

2014-05-05 14:27

Ford, a Focus ST and Gary Formato were the stars of the Production Car races at Scribante at the weekend.

End of an era: Ford's Mulally retires

2014-05-02 11:29

Ford has announced the departure of CEO Alan Mulally sixth months ahead of his proposed retirement date. The automaker also named Mulally's successor...

Ford builds 'private jet for the road'

2014-04-23 08:10

Back in the 1960's the Ford Transit van was loved by deliverymen, campers, plumbers - just about everybody - including bank robbers. Now take a look at how pure utility has become pure luxury...

Ford reveals limited Mustang GT

2014-04-16 09:56

To celebrate 50 years of its iconic muscle car, Ford will build a Mustang GT Limited Edition equipped with exclusive kit and tuned 5.0-litre V8. Check out gallery images of the limited edition Mustang!

Ford celebrates Mustang birthday in SA

2014-04-14 15:29

The Ford mustang model will turn 50 on April 17 2014. Mustang fans gathered to celebrate this iconic car at the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town. Sally still looks good for her age.

 

Fiesta tops Escort for UK record sales

2014-07-24 09:58

Ford Fiesta sales in Britain have reached an historic record number - even overtaking the stratospheric sales number generated by the Ford Escort.

Ford future: We interview Moray Callum

2014-07-22 09:35

Wheels24 spoke to Moray Callum, vice-president for design at Ford, during the inaugural African 'Ford Go Further' event at the Sandton Convention Centre. KATHY MALHERBE reports...

Ford ex-boss Allan Mulally joins Google

2014-07-16 10:25

Google has announced that former Ford Motor Group Company chief, Allan Mulally has joined its board of directors.

BMW, VW still going as strike hits GM, Ford

2014-07-14 11:20

A two-week pay strike by the National Union of Metalworkers of SA is taking a toll on companies supplying components to the automobile sector.

Ford says it's committed to SA

2014-07-10 17:15

Ford has a long-term commitment to South Africa and says future products will be made known soon, playing down concerns about strikes.

Ford's Figo concept to be shown in SA

2014-06-30 14:37

Ford has waxed lyrical about its upcoming Figo concept car as 'showing the brand's vision'. You can see it in the metal at the 'Go Further' event in Jozi in July 2014.

Toyota in charge after Desert Race Day 2

2014-06-29 13:07

2014 Botswana Desert Race Day 2 saw Toyota crews with a firm grip on the event , reports CHARMAIN FORTUNE, and a battle royal going on in the secondary Special Vehicle category.

Homeless man crashes classic Ford

2014-06-24 12:35

A homeless man was arrested after allegedly crashing a stolen 1930 Ford Model "A" in Oregon, USA.

Drunk, homeless man crashes classic Ford

2014-06-24 07:50

A homeless man was arrested after allegedly crashing a stolen 1930 Ford Model "A" coupe into a river in Oregon, USA. He was reportedly driving under the under influence...

SPIED: Ford Ranger facelift

2014-06-23 08:35

Ford’s popular Ranger bakkie is getting a major facelift to bring it in line with the new Everest SUV. Take a look at our spy images...

Six-month workout for 10-year Transits

2014-06-19 11:49

Ford SA has announced that the second wave of its Transit buses / chassis-cabs / vans is due in August 2014, only 16 months after its original arrival here. The testing has been tough...

'Bye Ford Tomaso, hello Ford Tomato?

2014-06-12 09:02

Ford , with the assistance of global food company Heinz, is researching 'green' material for automotive manufacturing.

'Bye Ford Tomaso, hello Ford Tomato?

2014-06-11 11:30

Ford , with the assistance of global food company Heinz, is researching 'green' material for automotive manufacturing. Among the food plants being tested is the humble tomato...

Ford flashes smart Mustang at tech show

2014-06-04 08:33

Ford showed off its new Mustang at Asia's biggest tech fair June 3 2014, billing it as "the smartest Mustang to date". Check out the new Mustang (again) ahead of its SA arrival in 2015.

Whoa! Watch a Smart car outrun a Mustang

2014-05-30 11:21

A tiny Smart ForTwo vs a Ford Mustang in a drag race... No contest, right? Watch the epic race!

Cronje, Houghton take PMC rally honours

2014-05-26 10:35

Ford’s Mark Cronje and Robin Houghton scored their first win of the 2014 season with a fantastic drive in the Pretoria Motor Club's Gauteng Rally near Bapsfontein.

Reader review: Renault Duster vs. Ford EcoSport

2014-05-15 14:40

'City slickers won’t like the Duster and the camping crowd will not appreciate the EcoSport,' writes reader ROBERT DANIELS.

Move it, baby! Tourneo plays moving van

2014-05-12 13:00

Ford's Transit Tourneo is supposed to be a luxury multi-seat minibus but DAVE FALL was moving house so he took out the seats and loaded in his furniture... job done!

Ford expands fleet at Nampo 2014

2014-05-12 10:57

Ford SA will expanded its commercial fleet at the 2014 Nampo agricultural show in Bothaville, Free State. The event kicks off on May 14-16. Will you be there?

Move it, baby! Tourneo plays moving van

2014-05-12 07:26

Ford's Transit Tourneo is supposed to be a luxury multi-seat minibus but DAVE FALL was moving house so he took out the seats and loaded in his furniture... job done!

Clean sweep for Ford and Formato in PE

2014-05-05 11:09

Ford, a Focus ST and Gary Formato were the stars of the Production Car races at Scribante at the weekend though there was some pretty tough racing down the field.

50 years of Mustang: China saddles up

2014-04-24 12:55

Ford's Mustang is celebrating its 50th anniversary while China celebrates The Year of the Horse. Fortuitous for the brand in China... or so the automaker hopes.

Ford, IBM face renewed apartheid-era suit

2014-04-18 07:59

Ford Motor and IBM will again have to face a US lawsuit claiming they encouraged race-based human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa.

Ford celebrates Mustang birthday in SA

2014-04-15 15:14

The Ford mustang model will turn 50 on April 17 2014. Mustang fans gathered to celebrate.

Global party as Mustang gallops to 50

2014-04-12 17:18

Next week (April 16 2014) the Ford Mustang brand will celebrate its launch a half-century earlier with a global splurge of Mustang events and media hype. Wheels24 takes a look back... videos, image gallery, songs.

 
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