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Ford and Dominos trial self-driving delivery vehicles

Posted on: 30 August 2017

Ford and Dominos trial self-driving delivery vehicles

Ford has revealed that it has been working in a partnership with the world’s leading pizza delivery company Dominos to launch the industry’s first self-delivery vehicles. Using a fleet of Ford Mondeo cars, the programme will look at customer interaction with self-driving cars as part of the food home delivery service.

Ford announces Chinese electric vehicle partnership

Posted on: 23 August 2017

Ford announces Chinese electric vehicle partnership

Ford Motor Company has announced a partnership with Chinese car company Anhui Zotye Automobile to create a brand that will look to introduce 100% electric vehicles. The 50-50 agreement will look at getting a foothold in the rapidly increasing market for alternatively fuelled vehicles (AFV).

Ford reveals self-driving car patent

Posted on: 17 August 2017

Ford reveals self-driving car patent

With the continuous development of technology to assist with the potential of driverless car, Ford has recently filed a new patent. Looking to develop a system of removable steering and pedals for autonomous vehicles, Ford is looking at ways of removing driver input.

Do you know what the dashboard symbols are in your car?

Posted on: 15 August 2017

Do you know what the dashboard symbols are in your car?

With modern cars having over 60 symbols and lights on a dashboard, a recent survey has found that nine out of ten drivers have had a symbol light up that they did not recognise. With this in mind Jennings Ford Direct takes a look at just what each symbol represents.

6 Car Things to Check Before Your Holiday Road Trip

Posted on: 25 July 2017

6 Car Things to Check Before Your Holiday Road Trip

Summer is the holiday season here in the UK. It is also the time of year when we take to the roads more often, travelling to our favourite destinations to spend time with family and friends. At any rate, it's not wise to embark on a holiday road trip without first checking out the car. Taking just a few minutes of your time to do a quick car inspection can save you a lot of trouble once you are on the road.

What Is E10 Fuel and Why Should I Care?

Posted on: 21 June 2017

What Is E10 Fuel and Why Should I Care?

Since 2013, we have been hearing a lot about E10 fuel as a means of powering our cars and helping the environment. E10 fuel is already sold around the world, including in European countries like Germany, Finland, and France. It will eventually come to the UK as well.

Most Common Causes of Excessive Clutch Wear

Posted on: 12 June 2017

Most Common Causes of Excessive Clutch Wear

When Ford first announced the right-hand-drive Mustang, there was quite a bit of buzz among Ford dealers in the UK. We knew this car would be a hit on our shores. Guess what? We were right. We also correctly anticipated that most of our customers would prefer manual transmissions over automatic. We have been thinking a lot about manual transmissions since then, including the causes of excessive clutch wear.

Blade Runner 2049 and its cars set for release

Posted on: 23 May 2017

Blade Runner 2049 and its cars set for release

The long awaited sequel to the 1982 original Blade Runner is set for release in October 2017. With Harrison Ford reprising his role as Rick Deckard and Ryan Gosling taking up the role as a new Blade Runner, a new dark secret is discovered that might bring to an end to humanity.

Ford look to offer parents sleepful nights

Posted on: 11 April 2017

Ford look to offer parents sleepful nights

For years parents have used the family car as a way to get a crying child to sleep when all else has failed. With this in mind Ford has been developing a cot that replicates the sound and movement of the journey without ever having to leave the house.

How to Check Your Lights: Think Practical Test

Posted on: 27 March 2017

How to Check Your Lights: Think Practical Test

As reliable as most Ford models are, MOT rules still apply. A conscientious driver will take the time to inspect his or her car prior to going for the MOT test, just in case some simple things can be done at home to ensure the car passes. One of those things is checking the lights.

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