VW is closing in on Ford deal on electric, autonomous cars

2019-06-15 18:00

Volkswagen is nearing a deal to cooperate with Ford on electric-car technology and self-driving vehicles, according to CEO Herbert Diess, who also called for a faster transformation of the German manufacturer.

Ford's PE Struandale Engine factory expands to meet growing global demand

2019-06-15 08:47

Ford's Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth has completed production expansion with the installation of a new assembly line for the new-generation 2.0 Bi-Turbo and Single Turbo diesel engines used in the New Ford Ranger, the first-ever Ranger Raptor and the new Everest.

Ford’s expansion unleashes new potential for SA: R3-billion investment,168 000 vehicles a year, new Mustang on way

2019-06-14 10:15

Building 168 000 vehicles per year, R3-billion investment, new Mustang on the way - Ford has emerged from a production expansion programme in South Africa.

WATCH: Rough and ready - Ford's Ranger Raptor bakkie

2019-06-14 05:30

On the trail of a beast that's also a real beauty - Ford's off-roading Ranger Raptor bakkie. The special model is based on the American F-150 but packs a two-litre 156kW diesel engine.

SEE: BMW, Toyota, Mercedes-Benz... SA continues to build and export thousands of cars

2019-06-07 12:00

Although May had its fair share of public holidays, which reduced retail automotive trading days, local vehicle assembly showed another strong performance.

Fiat and Renault merger collapses - Here are 5 major car deals

2019-06-06 12:19

Italian-US automakers Fiat Chrysler has abruptly shelved its proposed partnership with Renault of France, thwarting the latest attempt to reshape Europe's auto sector.

SA's best-selling bakkies: Hilux beats nearest rival by 1000 units!

2019-06-05 08:47

The Toyota Hilux continues to dominate the bakkie market in May 2019.

Ford fire inquest postponed to August

2019-06-03 15:05

The inquest into the cause of Reshall Jimmy's death has been postponed to August.

Fire investigator blames electrical short circuit for Ford Kuga blaze that killed Reshall Jimmy

2019-05-27 17:32

A fire investigator who probed the blaze in which Reshall Jimmy died while strapped into his Ford Kuga has found that an electrical short circuit caused the fire, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

No reason why Reshall Jimmy could not have left burning Ford Kuga, inquest told

2019-05-22 14:46

Simulated fire tests show there was no reason the late Reshall Jimmy could not have gotten out of his Ford Kuga before a massive blaze which burnt it out, the company's US-based expert has told the Western Cape High Court.

 

Grim sale - This rare 1968 V8 Ford Mustang was sold with the ashes of original owner inside

2019-06-15 09:00

A classic 1968 Ford Mustang, parked for 40 years, was sold to a happy petrolhead. Unfortunately someone rather grim was left inside...

WATCH: Water from air - Here's how Ford, World Vision's cool tech will help drought-stricken communities in SA

2019-06-14 12:07

Drought-stricken communities in the Eastern Cape are set to benefit from an innovative mobile water-generation project launched by World Vision South Africa, and funded by the Bill Ford Better World Challenge.

#FathersDay: Spoiling a veteran petrolhead - 'Here are 6 cars I'd want to buy my dad'

2019-06-14 09:10

"I dream of being able to purchase my dad a vehicle he could use during his retirement, here are six cars I think he would love," writes Janine Van der Post.

Google speeds up shift of hardware production away from China

2019-06-12 15:19

Alphabet’s Google is moving some production of Nest thermostats and server hardware out of China, avoiding punitive US tariffs and an increasingly hostile government in Beijing, according to people familiar with the matter.

Ford expands popular Figo hatchback range with new limited Blu edition

2019-06-07 06:33

Ford is giving the compact Figo hatchback an additional dose of individuality and eye-catching style with the launch of the special edition new Figo Blu.

Age is but a number - Here's how car tech is helping the elderly stay mobile

2019-06-05 08:54

For many elderly people, driving is a critical lifeline for their daily routine, which allows them to stay mobile and connected to society. Here's how technology is helping elderly drivers.

SA vehicle sales: VW Polo Vivo does it again in May

2019-06-04 08:57

The Volkswagen Polo Vivo continued to dominate sales in the passenger car market in May 2019.

Ford pays homage to 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours with celebration liveries

2019-05-29 12:20

Ford has revealed a special series of “Celebration Liveries” for the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs ahead of the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours.

Kuga fire: No failure 'within Ford's control', says expert

2019-05-22 20:41

A US expert hired by Ford concluded that the cause of the fire in the late Reshall Jimmy's Ford Kuga was "undetermined", as the inquest into his death continues.

Ford Kuga death: Hooting heard amid the flames of Reshall Jimmy's blazing car

2019-05-21 20:13

The expert in the inquest into whether a control module caused the fire in the Ford Kuga Reshall Jimmy was found dead in, provided a timeline of what happened to his vehicle as a blaze engulfed it.

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