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Transformation Under Way at Ford Plant in Dagenham

Posted on: 27 January 2015

Transformation Under Way at Ford Plant in Dagenham

The year was 1931. Ford Motor Company was looking to be among the first innovators in the British car industry, opening a state-of-the-art factory in Dagenham. The factory produced tens of thousands of cars, without interruption, until a strike by female workers in 1968 brought the plant to a near standstill. The strike was so powerful that it led to the implementation of the Equal Pay Act of 1970.

Whoops! #FAIL

Posted on: 11 January 2015

Whoops! #FAIL

This made us laugh today, check out this bizarre fail!

Posted on: 17 December 2014

CAUGHT ON CAMERA

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: 20 Cases of Unbelievably Bad Parking that Will Make You Feel Like a Pro! Parking: anyone would think it's an art form. I mean, you can't pass your driving license without performing a perfect parallel or a rehearsed reverse. And yet, so many people get it wrong. Horribly wrong, stupidly wrong, sometimes, laughably wrong. We scoured the web for photographic evidence of some of the most...

Ford Increase UK Market Share Dramatically

Posted on: 10 December 2014

Ford Increase UK Market Share Dramatically

To say that Ford is the biggest player in the UK car industry is an understatement. Sales numbers from November show the company expanded its market share lead over its closest rival by some 40%, thanks to an exceptionally strong performance by its commercial vehicle (CV) line. Obviously, company officials are very pleased with the November results.

Ford Goes Sky High in Dubai

Posted on: 26 November 2014

Ford Goes Sky High in Dubai

When a car company wants to show off the hottest new model to come off the assembly line, they typically do so at an auto show where they can simply truck the vehicle in and drive it into place. Not so for Ford and a brand-new yellow 2015 Mustang convertible they wanted to display in Dubai. Rather than settling for a ground-level show area, Ford transported the vehicle to the top of the world's tallest building, the 112-story Burj Khalifa.

Ford to Open New Dagenham Plant Next Year

Posted on: 17 November 2014

Ford to Open New Dagenham Plant Next Year

The future of Ford Motor Company in the UK was somewhat in doubt in 2012, after the company closed two plants in Dagenham and Southampton, eliminating 1,400 jobs in the process. However, things are looking up once again. The company plans to build a new plant in Dagenham to produce new low emission engines that will add more than 300 jobs to the local region. Ford's Dagenham campus is already its largest in the UK.

New Ford S-MAX, C-MAX, Focus ST, and European Mustang Steal the Show in Paris

Posted on: 10 October 2014

New Ford S-MAX, C-MAX, Focus ST, and European Mustang Steal the Show in Paris

For fans of Ford, the Paris Motor Show, which runs until 19 October, is very much the place to be, as the company unveiled the latest additions to its portfolio. Making their debuts were the all-new, trend setting S-MAX, the stylish C-MAX and Grand C-MAX multi-activity vehicles, the sporty Focus ST and ST diesel, and the highly anticipated Mustang, the first European version of the car in its history.

Ford Reveals Details on New Mondeo Safety Features

Posted on: 15 September 2014

Ford Reveals Details on New Mondeo Safety Features

Ford has revealed that its new Mondeo will be ‘the most technologically advanced Ford vehicle ever introduced in Europe’ when it goes on sale later this year. The company has released new details on safety features, including the car’s ability to detect pedestrians in the road and autonomously break to avoid rear-end collisions.