Ford’s luxury sub-brand Vignale, which was first unveiled with the Mondeo Vignale concept last year, could be extended to cover all models in the range if the trim level proves to be a success.
Ford released its official monthly stats for the European market last week and the results were very pleasing.
Ford has been as prominent as ever at the 84th annual Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland this month, with the all-new Ford Focus and SYNC 2 technology proving major talking points. However, while the Focus leads the company’s extensive stand, some of the other vehicles on show signify Ford’s intent to begin stretching its influence in new markets.
Ford has posted its annual sales report and revealed its biggest profit in a decade. Driven mostly by strong performance in the US and Asian markets, Ford said that 2013 was ‘one of the company’s best years ever’, with pre-tax profits of $8.6 billion and increased revenue of 12 per cent.
Posted on 10 February 2014
2013 was a great year for the UK arm of Ford’s operations, with Fiesta and Focus hatchback’s proving the biggest selling cars of the year and total car sales topping 2.26 million. With sales of the family favourites showing no signs of slowing and new models on the way, 2014 is already shaping up to be even better. However, the good times might not last forever – especially if Britain takes the decision to leave the European Union.
Posted on 27 January 2014
Ford has revealed a brand new SUV concept that it says will go on sale in Europe in 2017.
Posted on 26 November 2013
With the first frosty mornings of the year already here and snow predicted soon, the topic of winter tyres has been brought up again. Jennings Ford Direct takes a look at whether it worth changing your tyres this winter.
Posted on 06 November 2013
Strong third-quarter earnings for Ford have allowed the company to raise its annual profit forecast.
Posted on 25 October 2013
Google’s annual gearshift report looking at how car buyers use the internet before purchasing a new or used vehicle has revealed that Ford is the number one car brand in the United Kingdom, beating Audi into second place.
Posted on 13 September 2013
The Frankfurt Motor Show got underway in Germany yesterday and the cars on show are dominating the motoring headlines this week.
Posted on 11 September 2013
Infiniti, the luxury brand owned by Nissan, has unveiled a concept version of the Infiniti Q30, a new small car aimed at taking on established premium brands and attracting young buyers.
Posted on 09 September 2013
Citroen has unveiled a brand new style-led family hatchback, named ‘Cactus’ ahead of an official premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
Posted on 05 September 2013
Ford has unveiled an all-new premium sub-brand that aims to deliver an ‘upscale product and ownership experience’ and tempt buyers away from German premium brands BMW, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz.
Posted on 04 September 2013
The EU is planning new road safety measures that would see drivers forced to have their cars fitted with technology that will stop them going over the speed limit.
Posted on 03 September 2013
There have been many great cars over the last 25 years, but what is the greatest? That was what leading car magazine Auto Express was looking to find out when it ran a poll to commemorate it’s quarter century anniversary, and the results are not what you might expect.
Posted on 02 September 2013
The Scottish Motor Trade Association (SMTA), the body representing car dealers, has criticised the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) in its handling of car registrations, going as far as to label them a ‘shambles’.
We are another day closer to the Frankfurt motor show, so it’s only right that another new car is unveiled for enthusiasts to get excited about.
With the Frankfurt Motor Show just a couple of weeks away, car manufacturers are taking it in turns to introduce new vehicles. Today, it is the turn of Peugeot, who has unveiled a 208 Hybrid FE concept ahead of the event in September
We all dream of owning a brand new car; unfortunately, the initial outlay that comes with doing so makes it too expensive and, instead, a used car is the preferred choice. However, according to new research, a second-hand motor might not be quite the money-saving alternative we think it is.
Technology giant Google is apparently considering using its fleet of autonomous cars to create the world’s first ‘robo-taxis’.