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Odyssey '13: Semi-finalists named

2013-05-24 08:57

Management consultant, restaurateur, taxi driver… three of 20 semi-finalists in Phase 2 of the Ford Ranger Odyssey Africa 2013 - a 4x4 challenge over tough terrain.

Ford's new Kuga on the prowl

2013-04-18 13:54

Ford’s new Kuga is finally here in SA. It usually takes a lot to impress JANINE-LEE GORDON but this one raised her eyebrows with delight rather quickly.

Ford's new Kuga on the prowl

2013-04-15 07:08

Ford’s new Kuga is finally here in SA. It usually takes a lot to impress JANINE-LEE GORDON but this one raised her eyebrows with delight rather quickly.

UK ups Kuga kitties' production

2013-04-08 08:21

Kuga production at a Ford plant in the UK will increase by 10% through 2013 to meet demand in Europe. Wil that help South Africa...?

Auto industry sales on the up

2013-04-03 08:41

Analysts have predicted the US auto industry as a whole will rack up its biggest month of sales in five years - and that's good news for the global industry.

Baby ST: It'll taunt the heavies

2013-03-12 13:35

Ford's baby ST is making waves: even with an EcoBoost engine, the Fiesta ST is the automaker's most power-packed little fella yet. How powerful? Read on...

2013 SA Car of Year named

2013-03-07 10:42

It's been a long time coming but the 2013 South African Car of the Year has (finally) been named - the Porsche Boxster. Most Wheels24 readers, however, don't agree...

Porsche man's new Chery

2013-02-26 10:20

Chinese automaker Chery is counting on an ex-Porsche designer for its future models. Will Hakan Saracoglu be the inspiration the automaker needs?

Hot tamale! New Fiesta in SA

2013-02-22 08:45

Ford's latest Fiesta four-door hatch has arrived in South Africa with a new design, interior tweaks and a new one-litre engine. Is this one hot tamale? SERGIO DAVIDS finds out…

Slender lead by Loeb in Sweden

2013-02-08 13:15

Nine-times World champion Sebastien Loeb drove his Citroen to a slender lead on the opening stage (Nov 7) of the 2013 Rally of Sweden

Voting booth: Ranger in the lead

2013-01-30 10:03

Our home-page voting booth has garnered over 12 000 votes as Ford's rugged Ranger takes the lead in our Readers' Car of the Year poll.

Ford targets leather-lined success

2013-01-29 06:57

Car-buying trends say a car's interior is more likely to make consumers part with their money than performance - a revelation on which Ford intends to zero.

Fossil fuels still rule, OK?

2013-01-11 09:56

Score another point for internal combustion! A US advisory firm has found that battery cars are still not a viable option on the international market - and that the combustion engine rules. OK?

Big Ford US bakkie gets greener

2013-01-02 12:58

The next-generation Ford F-150 coming out in 2014 is set to be made lighter while not compromising on performance and durability.

2013 Kuga poised to pounce

2012-12-20 14:09

We have details of the bigger, brighter, better Ford Kuga mid-size SUV due to hit the SA market in 2013.

SA Rogue Rally entries begin

2012-12-12 17:47

South African supercar owners revving their V10s in anticipation of the Rogue Rally, can now start entering the event.

World's top bakkie named

2012-11-09 12:04

Off-road prowess, ample payload and towing capacity - The Ford Ranger has been named as the International Pick-Up 2013. Find out how other bakkies fared.

Ford racing history goes arty

2012-11-01 09:22

While Ford Racing drivers try to lock down major 2012 championships on the track, Ford is unveiling a special limited-edition Ford Racing history print at the SEMA show.

Ford boost in US, crashes in Europe

2012-10-31 09:19

Ford posted a third-quarter profit in the US driven by higher vehicle prices and record profit margins but European operations lost R8-billion.

50 candles for Ford Cortina

2012-10-17 10:55

An upcoming South African Classic Car Show will also set the stage for a very special birthday party.

 
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2013 Ford EcoSport

2013-05-13 01:53

Ford takes on the urban SUV market with its SA-bound EcoSport. Is it a Fiesta on steroids or a high-riding Figo? We find out on a test drive on the chaotic streets of Goa, India.

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Toyota, Ford row over car sales

2013-04-16 08:32

Toyota and Ford have both claimed to produce the world's top-selling car... twice. The clash shows just how complicated it is to count global car sales.

Torture tests hammer Transits

2013-04-09 09:23

Ford has put its SA-bound Transit Custom van through its most comprehensive vehicle testing regime yet - the equivalent of 10 extremely punishing years in just six months.

Nkomazi 400 set to sizzle

2013-04-05 12:57

A fresh event added to the 2013 South African Cross-Country championship will see a new challenge for the Production vehicle battle.

Ford sorry for creepy celeb ads

2013-03-25 08:45

Ford has apologised for an ad agency's "creepy" ads based on the automaker's Figo. The agency thought it would be a good idea to show off the cars's boot by using illustrations of gagged and bound Kardashians along with other celebs.

Baby ST: It'll taunt the heavies

2013-03-12 13:16

Ford's baby ST is making waves: even with an EcoBoost engine, the Fiesta ST is the automaker's most power-packed little fella yet. How powerful? Read on...

2013 SA Car of Year named

2013-03-07 07:54
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It's been a long time coming but the 2013 South African Car of the Year has (finally) been named - the Porsche Boxster. Most Wheels24 readers, however, don't agree...

Ford’s tech-savvy SUV on show

2013-02-26 08:00

Gone are the days, thanks to Ford’s EcoSport SUV, when you could be stopped by the cops for using a cellphone while driving. Well, in Europe at least...

Ford wants more EV sales

2013-02-08 14:12

Ford is increasing the number of dealerships in the US that offer plug-in vehicles to try boost sales of three specific vehicles.

Ford’s 132kW Fiesta ST for SA

2013-02-08 12:38

Ford has begun production of its 2013 Fiesta ST in Germany but South African fans will have to wait a little longer for the hot hatch...

Big Three join forces for EV's

2013-01-29 14:50

Daimler, Ford and Nissan have joined forces to focus on the commercialisation of fuel-cell electric vehicle technology.

Corvette's 'snowglobe' lights

2013-01-16 14:56

Tiny logos within headlights, engravings harking back to automotive history... at the 2013 North American Auto Show, automakers showed off their design nostalgia in Detroit.

Buying boom hits US auto market

2013-01-04 11:19

Things are looking up for automotive manufacturers in the US as auto sales figures for 2012 showed the biggest increase since 2008.

Fiesta has guzzlers green with envy

2012-12-21 13:04

The UK allows for drivers of 'green cars' to receive certain benefits within specific areas,should SA follow suit?

Ford hybrids' fuel data queried

2012-12-16 11:49

Ford says it's talking to the US government after questions about the brand's hybrids' fuel consumption.

Ford avoids 'depressed' Europe

2012-11-29 11:38

Europe's car market will stay "depressed" for the next few years but prospects are good for expansion in the US and Asia-Pacific, Ford's new chief operating officer said 2012 Los Angeles auto show.

World's top bakkie named

2012-11-08 09:13

Off-road prowess, ample payload and towing capacity - The Ford Ranger has been named as the International Pick-Up 2013. Find out how other bakkies fared.

Hurricane Sandy bites US sales

2012-10-31 12:13

While hurricane Sandy wreaks havoc in the north-east US automakers in there are doing damage control not only on buildings, but also on sales.

Ford's Latvala headed for VW

2012-10-18 08:12

Driver Jari-Matti Latvala will leave the Ford rally team and drive for Volkswagen in the 2013 World Rally championship.

Green engines for next Fiesta

2012-09-26 12:07

Ford's new Fiesta focuses on style and fuel economy with six engines - including a one-litre EcoBoost - at the 2012 Paris auto show. We've details of the new model plus the 133kW Fiesta ST!

 
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