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    Ford South Africa donated R1-million to Afribiz Foundation to support 67 000 school girls with locally-made, eco-friendly reusable sanitary packs for Mandela Day
    In Pretoria, 77 schools will receive the donations, along with 18 schools in Port Elizabeth
    Initiative addresses the issue of girls missing three to five days of school per month due to a lack of access to feminine...

    Ford South Africa is reaching out to young women for Mandela Day this year by supporting a project that will be providing 67 000 learners with locally-made, eco-friendly reusable feminine hygiene products.

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    SHE-MOVES is a sustainable mobility programme from Ford Motor Company and Ford Fund, dedicated to empowering women and children and providing access to mobility
    Strengthen Her: Mobilizing Ventures for Social Innovation (SHE-MOVES) supports community ventures led by Uhambo Foundation in South Africa and Shuttlers in Nigeria
    Ford South Africa is donating a Tourneo Custom to...

    Ford Motor Company and its philanthropic arm, the Ford Motor Company Fund, have launched a grants programme to support social enterprises that benefit women and children while developing sustainable mobility solutions globally.

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    Extensive investment in Ford’s local operations has enabled highest-ever production capacity of up to 168 000 vehicles per year and crucial export-driven success
    Ford continues setting the trends with New Ranger, New Everest and the exciting and exceptionally capable first-ever Ranger Raptor
    Continuing investment in employees, empowerment opportunities for the community and...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has emerged from a comprehensive investment and production expansion programme ready to meet the demands of a growing export-driven business in South Africa.

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    Ford, with more than 100 years of truck heritage, is entering a white space segment of extremely small pickups by petitioning the Unicode Consortium to add a pickup truck emoji to the approved list of icons


    Representing global truck customers with its petition to the arbiter that determines worldwide text standards, the first-ever pickup truck emoji also celebrates World...

    With billions of emoji sent daily and nearly every mode of transportation including cars, scooters, boats, spaceships and ski lifts among the 3,000 approved icons available to emoji users, truck fans noticed a glaring omission

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    Third shift commences in August 2019, adds 1 200 new jobs including 104 skilled artisans and technicians
    Expanded production adds approximately 10 000 new jobs within the total value chain
    Three-shift pattern ramps up production from 506 to a peak of 720 vehicles per day as local and international demand increases for the New Ford Ranger
    Ford’s turnover accounts for 1...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is introducing a third shift to its vehicle assembly operations at the Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria to meet the growing international and local demand for the New Ranger, Ranger Raptor and Everest.

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    Ford encourages all South Africans to make every day a Mandela Day
    Ford drives initiatives which empower people, encourage innovation, promote social mobility, and support communities
    Ford encourages its employees to make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 11 July 2019 – For 67 years, the late, great Nelson Mandela fought for social...

    For 67 years, the late, great Nelson Mandela fought for social justice. Every year on his birth date, 18 July, individuals across the globe are asked to give just 67 minutes of their time in service to others.

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    Four successful 2018/2019 Enactus Ford College Community Challenge (C3) honoured at awards ceremony for contributing to building sustainable communities
    New winners selected for sixth cycle of Enactus Ford C3 in 2019/2020 with projects addressing food security and skills development
    Ford C3 is a student-led signature educational programme of Ford Motor Company Fund, run in...

    Ford Motor Company continues building on its commitment to empowering the youth through education with the announcement of the winners of the Ford College Community Challenge (C3), run in partnership with global non-profit organisation Enactus.

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    Taking a much-needed mid-year break is an ideal way to clear your mind and create extraordinary memories with your loved ones
    Ford shares tips and tricks on how to make the best out of your roadtrip using your SUV
    With the right vehicle you can bring out the adventurer in you

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 4 July 2019 - There’s no feeling quite like hitting the road and getting...

    There’s no feeling quite like hitting the road and getting out of town for the weekend.

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    Cars require regular monitoring and maintenance to stay in showroom condition
    Services and repairs are best left to qualified auto technicians, but there are many ongoing maintenance aspects owners should be taking care of themselves
    Ford offers car owners a handy list of maintenance basics for not only peace of mind behind the wheel, but a good-looking ride for years to...

    So you bought a set of wheels, complete with new car smell, all the bells and whistles, and messages of congrats from family and friends wishing you miles of smiles. Your pride and joy is, however, not going to take care of itself. It requires regular monitoring and maintenance to stay in tip-top shape.

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    During pregnancy it is critical to stay safe on the road; Ford have developed top tips for mothers-to-be which will help them stay safe and comfortable while driving.
    Ford designers and engineers designed an “empathy belly”, which simulates the bulkiness and discomfort experienced in the third trimester of pregnancy, to research optimal positioning and safety while...

    Your journey to parenthood is an exciting time that requires much preparation, and also includes staying safe on the road.

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    Every Ford EcoSport SUV is fitted with carpets made from hundreds of plastic bottles


    In six years, the bottles used would stretch more than twice around the world


    Every year, Ford’s use of recycled plastics globally prevents 1.2 billion bottles being dumped

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 27 June 2019 – Ford has found a clever way of reusing millions of plastic bottles....

    Ford has found a clever way of reusing millions of plastic bottles. Each EcoSport SUV that the company produces is fitted with carpets made using 470 single-use plastic drink bottles.

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    Tips to relieve stress when the highway turns into a parking lot, or you’re trapped in a gridlock


    How to turn your dreaded daily commute into a time of contemplation, entertainment, or education


    Modern cars are designed to accommodate longer periods behind the wheel, and feature technology to make city driving easier, and more fun

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 21 June...

    Cape Town drivers lose, on average, 162 hours a year stuck in traffic jams, and the city is ranked 95th out of around 200 cities, across 38 countries surveyed globally, in terms of congestion issues.

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    Clean sweep for Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable on the 2019 Botswana Desert Race having dominated Class T qualifying, winning both heats and taking the overall victory in Sunday’s race


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer finish second in Class T in both Desert Race heats


    Second consecutive Manufacturer’s Award for Ford with three Neil Woolridge Motorsport-built...

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable (T34) extended their winning streak in Class T of the 2019 SA Cross Country Championship by topping both heats of the punishing three-day Toyota 1000 Botswana Desert Race held at a new venue in Selebi-Phikwe – in the process notching up their fourth consecutive win of the season.

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    Class T champions and points leaders Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable aiming to continue winning streak on marathon Botswana race


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer return in second NWM Ford Ranger, filling in for Brazilians Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea for the second time this year


    Annual Botswana Desert Race covers 1 000km over three days and two heats, with...

    The South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) shifts across the border and to a new venue from 21 to 23 June with the annual Toyota 1000 Botswana Desert Race

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    Fifth consecutive Gold award for Ford in Dealer Satisfaction Index (DSI) awards
    Annual survey conducted by the National Automobile Dealers’ Association (NADA)
    DSI survey measures dealers’ satisfaction with respective automotive brands

    Pretoria, South Africa, 14 June 2019 – Ford South Africa has maintained a high level of satisfaction amongst its dealers, earning a fifth...

    Ford South Africa has maintained a high level of satisfaction amongst its dealers, earning a fifth consecutive Gold award at the National Automobile Dealers’ Association (NADA) annual Dealer Satisfaction Index (DSI) awards.

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    Production of 2.0 Bi-Turbo and Single Turbo engines commenced on all-new assembly line at the end of 2018 in preparation for recent launch of New Ranger, Ranger Raptor and New Everest
    Installed capacity for up to 250 000 engines per year: 120 000 new-generation 2.0 Bi-Turbo and Single Turbo engines; incremental increase to 130 000 2.2 and 3.2 Duratorq TDCi engines for local...

    The Ford Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth has successfully implemented its 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.

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    World Vision South Africa selected as a winner of the 2018 Bill Ford Better World Challenge, awarded $200 000 grant in conjunction with Ford Motor Company Fund
    Additional $130 000 funding received from Ford Research and Advanced Engineering
    Funding used to acquire an innovative Watergen atmospheric water generator that produces up to 900 litres of water per day
    Mobile...

    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, the Ford Motor Company Fund and Ford Research and Advanced Engineering.

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    Extensive investment in Ford’s local operations has enabled highest-ever production capacity of up to 168 000 vehicles per year and crucial export-driven success
    Ford continues setting the trends with New Ranger, New Everest and the exciting and exceptionally capable first-ever Ranger Raptor
    Continuing investment in employees, empowerment opportunities for the community and...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has emerged from a comprehensive investment and production expansion programme ready to meet the demands of a growing export-driven business in South Africa.

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    PRETORIA, South Africa, 07 June 2019 – Ford Motor Company this week announced that Minesh Bhagaloo has been appointed General Manager Communications for Ford Motor Company in South Africa, effective 1 June 2019.
    Bhagaloo has been Product Communications Manager since joining Ford in January 2015, and took over responsibility for the Communications Department on an interim basis...

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 07 June 2019 – Ford Motor Company this week announced that Minesh Bhagaloo has been appointed General Manager Communications for Ford Motor Company in South Africa, effective 1 June 2019.

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    Special edition Ford Figo Blu 1.5 TiVCT MT five-door hatchback, limited run of 360 units


    Sporty 15-inch alloy wheels, unique styling enhancements and three colour choices: Moondust Silver, Oxford White and Smoke Grey


    Vibrant interior with leather steering wheel, blue gloss door trim inserts, stitched gearshift gaiter and embroidered front mats

    PRETORIA, South...

    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.

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    Talking on cell phones – handheld or hands-free – affects our driving
    Hands-free devices do not eliminate distraction
    It's important to abandon hands-free even though the law permits it

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 6 June 2019 - Every text, emoji and selfie which captures your attention limits your awareness while driving, putting you and those around you in unnecessary...

    Every text, emoji and selfie which captures your attention limits your awareness while driving, putting you and those around you in unnecessary danger.

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    The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs are ready to compete in the final Le Mans of Ford Motor Company’s current GT programme
    Customer team, Keating Motorsports, excited to be joining the team at Le Mans with their #85 Ford GT
    The Ford Le Mans livestream will once again put viewers inside the cockpits of the four factory Ford GTs during the 24-hour race at...

    The battle lines have been drawn and the scene is set for an historic GTE showdown at Le Mans on June 15-16.

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    Driving is a critical lifeline for the daily routine of many elderly people; it allows them to stay mobile and connected to society
    Ford designers and engineers wear ergonomic Third Age Suit, which simulates age-related physical problems, to research limitations of ageing on driving
    Ford uses findings from Third Age Suit research to develop new tech, which helps elderly...

    Age is but a number, or so the saying goes. And while no-one likes to be referred to as ‘elderly’, when used for statistical purposes ‘elderly’ generally refers to people aged 65 years and older.

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    Stop The Crash South Africa show hosted by Global NCAP in partnership with the Automobile Association
    Campaign to advocate for the widespread demand and adoption of crash avoidance technologies for vehicles
    Ford supported the event with two Fiestas to demonstrate the solid performance of its advanced Electronic Stability Control (ESC) in helping to avoid...

    The Ford Fiesta took centre stage at the Stop The Crash South Africa (www.stopthecrash.org) show recently hosted by Global New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP), in partnership with the Automobile Association of South Africa (AA) as part of its advocacy campaign to governments to make life-saving crash avoidance technologies a regulatory requirement for new vehicles and to advocate for the widest availability of these technologies worldwide.

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    Advanced Driver-Assist-Technologies enable cars and cities to communicate, and change the way people drive
    Autonomous Emergency Brake (AEB) system recognises risks on road and significantly reduces frontal collisions
    Ford’s AEB with Pedestrian Detection system uses radar to detect moving vehicles, and a camera to recognise pedestrians

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 30 May 2019...

    How will people in the future commute to work? Or travel on weekends? What will it mean to go from point A to point B?

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    Special series of liveries celebrates Ford’s success at Le Mans, past and present
    Celebration liveries mark Ford’s “Au Revoir” (“until we meet again”) to its factory Le Mans programme
    Customer team, Keating Motorsports follows same livery design for #85 Ford GT

    LE MANS, France, May 28, 2019 – Ford has revealed a special series of “Celebration Liveries” for the Ford Chip...

    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.

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    Ford 1.0-litre EcoBoost enhanced with industry-first cylinder deactivation adds 2019 Sub-150 PS category win to list of 11 International Engine and Powertrain of the Year awards


    Fuel-efficient three-cylinder petrol engine with up to 140 PS powered more than 1 in 4 Ford vehicles sold in 2018. More than 1.6 million 1.0-litre EcoBoost models purchased since...

    Ford’s powerful, fuel-efficient and versatile 1.0‑litre EcoBoost engine has today been named 2019 International Engine and Powertrain of the Year (IEPOTY) in the Sub-150 PS category – the 11th IEPOTY award earned by the engine since its launch in 2012.

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    Ford’s state-of-the-art weather chambers simulate most extreme weather conditions to ensure vehicles can handle it all – arctic frost, desert heat, rainforest humidity
    Drivers need to be aware of how conditions in snow or ice zones affect the roads and the way vehicles behave
    South Africans living in areas of high elevation, or planning a trip to Lesotho or the Drakensberg...

    It’s unlikely that you’ll be driving in bone-chilling temperatures of -40°C or sweltering sun at 80°C, or that you’ll do either in the space of a day, all whilst enduring 95 per cent humidity.

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    Automotive manufacturing holds immense potential for job creation and economic growth in SA


    Expansion of export programmes is key to sustainability of local auto industry


    Two-thirds of Ford SA’s total vehicle production is exported to 148 global markets, including Europe, Middle East, and Africa

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 20 May 2019 – A struggling economy,...

    A struggling economy, political uncertainty, fragile consumer confidence, mounting pressure on disposable income, and diminished purchasing power as a result of higher interest rates and fuel price hikes, have all taken their toll on domestic new vehicle sales in South Africa.

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    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable score second win on the trot at round two of SA Cross Country Series in KwaZulu-Natal


    Ford earns Manufacturer’s Award with four Neil Woolridge Motorsport-built Rangers in top five places of Class T


    Qualifying: 57km, Loop 1: 163km, Loop 2: 163km, Total: 383km

    WINTERTON, South Africa, 19 May 2019 – Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable...

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable continued their winning form in the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) by earning their second Class T victory on the trot at the Berg 400 held in Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal this weekend.

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    Ford develops battery-electric Transit Smart Energy Concept to trial technologies which could help maximise driving range of future electrified vehicles


    Heat pump innovation saves 20 per cent of driving range. Smart device activated power door, solar panels, and innovative subliminal mood lighting also among ideas being tested


    Minibus format selected as it...

    Ford Motor Company has revealed the new Transit Smart Energy Concept – a one-of-a-kind 10-seater minibus which is helping the automaker explore solutions for maximising the energy efficiency and driving range of electrified vehicles.

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    Reigning Class T champions and winners of the season-opener, Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable, aim to extend points lead in Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal


    Brazilians Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea return to series in second NWM Ford Ranger


    64km qualifying on Friday starting at 13:30, main race comprises two 170km loops on Saturday with crews setting off from...

    The South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) will be taking on a challenging new route when the championship heads to Winterton in KwaZulu-Natal for the Berg 400 on 17 and 18 May

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    First-ever Ford Ranger Raptor delivers true Ford Performance DNA
    Exceptional off-road capabilities that sets a completely new benchmark for the pickup segment
    Muscular exterior styling with 283mm ground clearance and 150mm wider track
    Unique high-strength steel chassis with bespoke suspension and race-developed FOX shock absorbers with Position Sensitive Damping...

    As one of the most highly anticipated new models for 2019, the all-new Ford Ranger Raptor is now officially available in South Africa.

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    The 7th annual Looking Further with Ford Trends Report reveals how trends are influencing behavioural change across key areas of our lives
    Survey shows that the ever-changing technology landscape is affecting people in different ways
    Ford focuses on global trends to understand how consumers are changing and how companies must respond

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 14 May 2019 –...

    Self-driving cars are a hot topic today, but if you had to choose, would you rather your children ride in an autonomous vehicle or drive with a stranger?

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    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) provides funding to get the Springbots team to the FIRST Robotics World Championships, taking place in Detroit from 24-27 April
    The Springbots are young South Africans who are passionate about the exciting world of robotics, but also plays an important role in exposing underprivileged children to Science, Technology, Engineering...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is proud to have played a part in enabling the first-ever South African Springbots team to participate in the FIRST Robotics World Championships in Detroit, USA from 24 to 27 April, 2019.

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    Ford helps you to control the way you drive to ensure better fuel efficiency
    Ford offers five in-car technologies to optimise your fuel consumption
    Smart technologies to assist the way you drive

    While you can’t control the cost of fuel, you can control the way you drive which will make filling up the tank easier on your pocket. Luckily, cars come packed with smart...

    While you can’t control the cost of fuel, you can control the way you drive which will make filling up the tank easier on your pocket.

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    It’s been 93 years since Henry Ford introduced the five-day, 40-hour work week
    The workplace continues to find ways of working smarter, to create more leisure time
    Workers' Day in South Africa has been celebrated as a public holiday on 1st May since 1994

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 30 April 2019 – As productive members of society, we understand the need to rise and grind in...

    As productive members of society, we understand the need to rise and grind in order to make a living and provide for our families. But we also understand the importance of well-deserved time off for rest and relaxation.

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    PRETORIA, South Africa 24, 2019 – When it comes to raising the blood pressure, for parents, the weekly shop is right up there with getting the kids to bed and meal times. And while toddler meltdowns and trips to the sweet aisle are trying, few moments can be more worrying than seeing your child career off at high speed on a supermarket trolley.
    Now Ford has come up with a way...

    PRETORIA, South Africa 24, 2019 – When it comes to raising the blood pressure, for parents, the weekly shop is right up there with getting the kids to bed and meal times. And while toddler meltdowns and trips to the sweet aisle are trying, few moments can be more worrying than seeing your child career off at high speed on a supermarket trolley.

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    The birth of the Great American road trip 100 years ago
    For about two weeks every summer between 1914 and 1924, a group of American friends who called themselves theFour Vagabonds would climb in their Model Ts and hit the open road, travelling to some of the United States’ most scenic areas, stopping off and setting up overnight camps along the way.
    But these weren’t your...

    The birth of the Great American road trip 100 years ago

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    Ford celebrates Mustang’s 55th anniversary today – National Mustang Day – as the world’s best-selling sports coupe of 2018 on the strength of 113,066 cars sold
    More than 2,600 Mustangs sold in South Africa since 2016
    This marks the fourth consecutive year Mustang claims the title of world’s best-selling sports coupe as well as best-selling sports car in the United States...

    DEARBORN, Mich., April 17, 2019 – As Ford marks Mustang’s 55th anniversary on this National Mustang Day, enthusiasts everywhere are celebrating the world’s best-selling sports coupe for the fourth consecutive year.

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    Ford Motor Company Fund has contributed a $20 000 grant to Save the Children non-profit organisation (NPO) for disaster relief efforts in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi
    $10 000 grant issued to SOS Children’s Village
    Over 300 000 people displaced and an estimated 1.5-million children affected by Cyclone Idai

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 17 April 2019 – The Ford Motor Company...

    The Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, has donated $30 000 (approximately R423 000) to assist those – especially children – affected by Cyclone Idai, which devastated large parts of Mozambique during March this year. Areas of Zimbabwe and Malawi were also affected.

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    Grade 11 and 12 learners exposed to the myriad career possibilities at a global automaker


    Ford enlightens and inspires learners; shows the auto industry is about so much more than just building cars


    Ford HR team offers tips and advice for learners looking to study further after school

    PRETORIA, 15 April 2019 – On 12 April, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) hosted its annual Careers Day for Grade 11 and 12 learners at its Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria, and Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth.

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    Driving in wet weather requires knowledge and techniques seldom tested in dry conditions
    Technology in modern cars assists drivers with tough road conditions and poor visibility
    Ford’s Driving Skills for Life offers motorists tips to stay safer in wet weather

    PRETORIA, April 2019 – South Africa is famous for its sunshine, and the average annual rainfall for the whole...

    South Africa is famous for its sunshine, and the average annual rainfall for the whole country is around 464mm (the world average is around 860mm).

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    New Ranger builds on its ‘tough truck’ character with detail changes for exterior and interior


    Advanced all-new 2.0 Bi-Turbo and Single Turbo engines introduced in conjunction with sophisticated 10-speed automatic transmission. Proven 2.2 and 3.2 TDCi engines remain an integral part of the line-up


    Significant changes to suspension improve ride comfort and refinement...

    Ford is raising the bar further in the ultra-competitive light commercial vehicle (LCV) segment with the launch of the New Ranger for 2019.

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    New multi-port strategy for vehicle exports from Port Elizabeth to complement current Roll On Roll Off (RORO) Terminal in Durban


    First shipment comprises 1 000 Ford Ranger and Ford Ranger Raptor models destined for markets in Europe


    Complements Ford’s recent investment of over R3-billion to expand production capacity at its South African vehicle and engine assembly...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is expanding its vehicle export operations by adopting a multi-port strategy with the first shipment of 1 000 locally assembled Ford Rangers from Port Elizabeth to markets in Europe.

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    Special Olympics Summer World Games took place in Abu Dhabi from 14 to 21 March


    South African team of 71 athletes earned 35 gold, 15 silver and 12 bronze medals


    Ford provided sponsorship of over R1-million for 30 special needs athletes

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 01 April 2019 – The Special Olympics South Africa National Team has done the country proud, landing back...

    The Special Olympics South Africa National Team has done the country proud, landing back in Johannesburg on Friday 22 March with a record haul of medals from the Special Olympics Summer World Games held in the United Arab Emirates.

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    Waze, the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app now available for SYNC 3 in South Africa


    Available through Ford SYNC® 3 AppLink®, Waze users can simply plug their compatible phone into a SYNC 3-equipped vehicle and project the app directly onto their vehicle touch screen


    For owners of Ford SYNC 3-equipped vehicles, in-dashboard Waze integration...

    Waze users in South Africa can now project the app’s real-time traffic and navigation service onto the touch screen in Ford vehicles

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    Eighth win in a row for Ford Ranger in Car Magazine’s Top 12 Best Buys Awards for 2019


    Ranger remains top-selling double cab bakkie in SA, with imminent launch of even more accomplished New Ranger


    Ford Everest, EcoSport and Fiesta named runners-up in respective categories

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 18 March 2019 – The Ford Ranger claimed top honours at Car...

    The Ford Ranger claimed top honours at Car Magazine’s annual Top 12 Best Buys Awards held in Johannesburg on 12 March, 2019. The win marked the Ranger’s eighth consecutive win in the hotly contested Double Cab Bakkie category.

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    Class T champions Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable get title defence off to a perfect start with victory in Dullstroom


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer produce tenacious drive to finish second


    Qualifying: 64km, Loop 1: 160km, Loop 2: 160km, Total: 384km

    DULLSTROOM, South Africa, 16 March 2019 – The Ford Castrol Cross Country Team stamped its authority on the...

    The Ford Castrol Cross Country Team stamped its authority on the opening round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) this weekend by taking the top two places in Class T at the Mpumalanga 400.

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    Over R1-million sponsorship provided by Ford for 30 special needs athletes


    2019 Special Olympics Summer World Games takes place from 14 to 21 March


    SA National Team will compete in football, futsal (five-a-side female soccer), table tennis, equestrian, bocce, open-water swimming, athletics and golf

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 08 March 2019 – Ford Motor Company of...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is helping make the dream of competing on the international sports stage a reality for 30 South African National Team athletes who will be participating in the 2019 Special Olympics Summer World Games in the United Arab Emirates.

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    Ford and Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) welcome Castrol as co-sponsor for the 2019 SA Cross Country Series (SACCS)


    Reigning Class T champions Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable begin title defence at Mpumalanga 400 in Dullstroom, on 15 and 16 March


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer compete in Class T for opening round, will debut new FIA-class NWM Ford Ranger...

    The Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) team proved its mettle by taking the Class T championship honours last year in the highly competitive South African Cross Country Series (SACCS), and they are as determined as ever to retain the title – now with the backing of Castrol as a co-sponsor for 2019.

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    PRETORIA, South Africa, 01 March, 2019 – Ford Motor Company today announced that Minesh Bhagaloo, Product Communications Manager for the Sub-Saharan Africa region, will assume responsibility for the Communications Department on an interim basis as of 1 March, 2019.
    Bhagaloo takes over from Rella Bernardes, outgoing General Manager of Communications, as she will be taking up a...

    Ford Motor Company today announced that Minesh Bhagaloo, Product Communications Manager for the Sub-Saharan Africa region, will assume responsibility for the Communications Department on an interim basis as of 1 March, 2019.

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    Ford Ranger led LCV exports from South Africa with 68 364 vehicles for 2018, up 16.2%


    Best-ever Ranger sales in Europe, climbing 15.7% year-on-year to 51 500 units


    Ford retains pickup segment leadership in EU20 markets, climbing 1.4 percentage points to 27.7% **

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 25 February 2019 – International demand for Ford’s trend-setting Ranger pickup...

    International demand for Ford’s trend-setting Ranger pickup reached an all-time high in 2018, with Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria having shipped a total of 68 364 units to export markets – a substantial 16.2% increase compared to 2017.

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