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    The locally-built Ford Ranger is the top-selling pickup in Europe, and South Africa’s top-ranking light commercial vehicle export
    Ford South Africa exports locally-built Rangers to more than 100 left-hand drive and right-hand drive markets around the world
    Ford makes use of road, rail, and sea to get its vehicles to market globally

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 13 November...

    The locally-built Ford Ranger is the top-selling pickup in Europe, and South Africa’s top-ranking light commercial vehicle export

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    Ford SA has entered the latest Ranger XLT Double Cab, equipped with the new-generation 2.0 Single Turbo engine and advanced 10-speed automatic transmission
    Frugal Ford Kuga 1.5 TDCi competes in increasingly popular SUV category
    Event runs from 12 to 16 November 2019, and covers approximately 2 500km

    Pretoria, South Africa, 11 November 2019 – Ford South Africa is fielding...

    Ford South Africa is fielding two official entries, including the new Ford Ranger 2.0 Single Turbo equipped with the high-tech 10-speed automatic transmission, in the inaugural WesBank Fuel Economy Tour in partnership with FNB.

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    International Stress Awareness Week 2019 highlights importance of resilience
    Ford supports International Stress Awareness Week
    Ford offers practical tips on how to become more resilient in the face of challenges on the road

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 08 November 2019 – Scientists discovered that not only could rats be taught how to drive tiny rodent operated vehicles...

    Scientists discovered that not only could rats be taught how to drive tiny rodent operated vehicles (ROVs), but through the learning process the fur-faced participants actually experienced lowered stress levels.

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    Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone (SEZ) officially launched by South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa
    As an automotive supplier industrial park, the SEZ will play a significant role in bolstering investment and job creation in the local economy
    First phase launched on 81 ha of land adjacent to Ford Silverton Assembly Plant, with nine suppliers expressing keen...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has embarked on a landmark public-private partnership with National, Provincial and Local Government to facilitate the creation of the Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone (SEZ) adjacent to Ford’s Silverton Vehicle Assembly Plant in Pretoria, which was today officially launched by South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa.

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    Brazilians Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea claim their first Class T victory in the Castrol Ford NWM Ranger at Parys 400


    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable cross the line second, wrapping up their 2019 season with five wins and two runner-up positions, plus an impressive second place overall in Production Vehicle Championship


    Ford earns third Manufacturers Award...

    The Castrol Ford Cross Country Team wrapped up the 2019 season in perfect fashion today at the Parys 400, the final round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS).

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    Do you drive a connected car? If you don’t know, you’re not alone.
    Connected cars are part of a bigger technology trend called the Internet of Things, which is the connection of everyday devices via the internet.
    Connected cars allow the car to connect and ‘talk’ to other devices, such as smartphones both inside and outside the vehicle

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 29 October...

    Over the past three decades, the spread of the Internet has radically changed the world and everything it touches, including the automotive industry.

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    Newly crowned double Class T champions Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable set their sights on victory at the season-ending Parys 400


    Brazilians Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea hope for another good result in the second Castrol Ford NWM Ranger


    Parys 400 race starts with qualifying on Friday 1 November, followed by two action-packed loops on...

    The Castrol Ford Cross Country Team of Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable wrapped up their second consecutive Class T title at the Lichtenburg 400 in September – yet they remain as committed as ever to ending the 2019 South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) on a high at the final round of the season, the Parys 400 which takes place on 1 and 2 November.

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    Chrome Styling Pack now available as a no-cost option on all Ford Ranger XLS models, comprising Single Cab, SuperCab and Double Cab – 10 models in all


    Upmarket and distinctive features include chrome finishes and stainless steel rear sports bar, 17-inch alloy wheels also available in silver or black


    Cosmetic and functional upgrades raise the bar in terms of value...

    The proudly South African-built Ford Ranger is already one of the country’s top-selling vehicles, offering exceptional practicality, outstanding capability, as well as superb comfort, technology and safety.

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    World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) celebrates the Black Rhino on #WorldAnimalDay
    Ford Wildlife Foundation supports Black Rhino Range Expansion Project
    Celebrating one of South Africa’s Big Five this World Animal Day

    PRETORIA, 4 October 2019 – Friday 4 October is #WorldAnimalDay. This year, the World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa (WWF-SA) has chosen to shine a light on...

    Saving Our Chubby Unicorns

    Friday 4 October is #WorldAnimalDay. This year, the World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa (WWF-SA) has chosen to shine a light on the plight of a majestic mammal which has been lovingly dubbed “a unicorn that has let itself go.”

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    Ford employees bond over passion for singing and start company choir
    Ford Choir wows audience at reveal of Painted Ranger during Heritage Month celebrations
    Singing is a universal language, and a big part of cultural heritage in South Africa

    PRETORIA, 01 October 2019 – Everyone's a rock or pop star in the shower. The acoustics are really good, let’s be honest. But it...

    Everyone's a rock or pop star in the shower. The acoustics are really good, let’s be honest. But it takes a certain level of confidence and talent to sing at that kind of volume in front of a large, live audience.

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    Your children are you most precious cargo, always put their safety first


    In South Africa, it is illegal to travel in a car with a child under 3 years old not strapped into an approved child safety seat


    Never compromise on strapping your little travelers into a car seat. A car seat reduces the risk of your child dying or being hospitalized.

    PRETORIA, South Africa,...

    Your child is by far the most precious cargo your vehicle will ever have to carry.

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    Ford South Africa unveils one-of-a-kind #PaintedRanger for Heritage Month
    #BuiltFordTough Heritage Ranger made right here in Mzansi
    Fully functional, Proudly South African art car showcases heritage and diversity

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 26 September 2019 – Heritage Day is a South African public holiday, celebrated on 24 September every year. But what exactly is South...

    Heritage Day is a South African public holiday, celebrated on 24 September every year. But what exactly is South African heritage?

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    Ford celebrates 96 years of manufacturing in South Africa
    Reflecting on global automaker’s history on local soil dating back to 1923
    Blue Oval thread woven into the growth and success of the automotive sector, particularly in the crucial vehicle export business

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 26 September 2019 – Ford has been an active participant in the South African automotive...

    Ford has been an active participant in the South African automotive industry since 1923, when the Dearborn, Michigan-based automaker opened an assembly plant in a disused wool shed in Port Elizabeth where local production of the Model T began in earnest.

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    Ford South Africa unveils one-of-a-kind #PaintedRanger for Heritage Month
    #BuiltFordTough Heritage Ranger made right here in Mzansi
    Fully functional, Proudly South African art car showcases heritage and diversity

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 26 September 2019 – Heritage Day is a South African public holiday, celebrated on 24 September every year. But what exactly is South...

    Heritage Day is a South African public holiday, celebrated on 24 September every year.

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    Car ownership can involve many hidden expenses
    Research is key to making a good purchase choice and avoiding costly mistakes
    Ford provides advice and guidance on the decision-making and purchase process

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 19 August 2019 – In the market for a set of wheels? Never bought a car before? Been told that car ownership involves many hidden expenses, but...

    In the market for a set of wheels? Never bought a car before? Been told that car ownership involves many hidden expenses, but not sure what that means exactly?

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    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable claim the 2019 Class T championship with one race remaining – their second title on the trot


    Brazilians Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea score a solid fourth-place finish in the second Castrol Ford NWM Ranger


    Qualifying: 55km, Loop 1: 189km, Loop 2: 189km, Total: 433km

    LICHTENBURG, South Africa, 14 September 2019 – Lance...

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable had plenty of reason to celebrate today when their season-long dominance of the Class T Production Vehicle championship was rewarded with a second consecutive title in the highly competitive South African Cross Country Series (SACCS).

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    Basil Green created the iconic Perana line of fast Fords which dominated local streets and circuits in 1960s and Seventies


    The pioneering Johannesburg businessman is best known for the iconic Ford Capri Perana V8, which was SA’s fastest locally produced car and was unbeatable on the track


    Green appointed a Ford dealer in 1974 on the recommendation of Ford Motor...

    As the man behind the legendary range of Perana-branded fast Fords which dominated local motorsport and performance road cars in the 1960s and Seventies, Basil Green has been honoured for his remarkable achievements by being inducted into the South African Hall of Fame.

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    Ford at the Frankfurt Motor Show premieres strongest-ever electrified line-up including new Puma EcoBoost Hybrid, all-new Explorer and Tourneo Custom Plug-In Hybrids, and all-new Kuga SUV – the first Ford to offer mild-, full- and plug-in hybrid powertrains


    Tipping point of electrified versus conventional petrol and diesel powertrains expected by end of 2022, when more...

    Ford today demonstrated its commitment to an electrified future for customers at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany.

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    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable aim to continue unbroken Class T winning streak at fifth round of 2019 SA Cross Country Series – with title glory in sight


    Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea line up in the second Castrol Ford NWM Ranger


    Race relocated to Lichtenburg due to exceptionally dry conditions and risk of fire in Harrismith


    Lichtenburg 400 programme...

    The exciting and extremely competitive South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) has hit the home stretch, with the Lichtenburg 400 selected as the penultimate round of the championship, taking place on 13 and 14 September.

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    SUV’s have grown in popularity over recent years
    Ford has been designing SUV’s for almost as long as the vehicles have existed
    At its heart, a Ford SUV is both capable and versatile

    Pretoria, South Africa – 09 September 2019 - Take a look around on the roads today, and you will see Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) everywhere.
    That wasn’t always the case. For years, sedans,...

    Take a look around on the roads today, and you will see Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) everywhere.

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    Ford celebrates #WomenWithDrive
    Automaker gives women a platform to empower, motivate, uplift, and inspire
    Women’s stories show a common thread of resilience

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 04 September 2019 – Every August, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa acknowledges and commemorates women who epitomise the ethos of what the automaker has dubbed #WomenWithDrive.
    “The...

    Every August, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa acknowledges and commemorates women who epitomise the ethos of what the automaker has dubbed #WomenWithDrive.

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    As a vast majority of plastics go un-recycled and as citizens and governments around the world ramp up efforts to curb plastic use, Ford is growing its use of recycled plastic bottles that are turned into vehicle parts


    Today, the company continues to put recycled plastic bottles to good use, using them for underbody shields in all cars, trucks and SUVs – about 250...

    When you discard a plastic bottle, do you ever stop and think about where that plastic ends up? Most would say on the road as litter or discarded in the ocean, however for Ford recycled plastic ends up in its vehicles.

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    Happy Friday!
    Across the world, millions of people every day get behind the wheel of a virtual Ford vehicle and enjoy racing against friends and as part of online communities. Now the company is going to be seeking out the best online racers to form its first ever esports teams. Starting at Gamescom, Europe's leading trade fair for digital games culture, Ford will recruit...

    Across the world, millions of people every day get behind the wheel of a virtual Ford vehicle and enjoy racing against friends and as part of online communities.

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    Ford wins IDC Job Creation award for increasing its employment and skills development programmes
    SJM Flex Environmental Award recognizes the Struandale Engine Plant’s efforts to improve efficiencies while reducing electricity and water consumption
    Best Exporter OEM Merit Award acknowledges the Ford plant’s significant role within the automotive sector in the Eastern...

    Ford’s Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth has emerged victorious once again at the annual Exporters Eastern Cape awards ceremony, earning two category wins and a merit award.

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    Tourneo Custom Limited adds five-star luxury to Ford’s versatile people-mover
    Full colour-coding and sumptuous leather-trimmed seats deliver upmarket appeal
    Limited model is powered by the top-specification 2.2-litre Duratorq TDCi engine with 114kW and 385Nm

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 19 August 2019 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is adding a luxuriously...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is adding a luxuriously appointed range-topping model to the Tourneo Custom line-up in South Africa, introducing a high level of exclusivity to its versatile people-mover.

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    Drivers with passengers are 60 per cent more likely to have a crash resulting in serious injury
    The likelihood of a crash more than doubles if carrying two or more passengers
    Teenage passengers may increase the risk of a crash for young drivers through peer influence
    Women more likely to practice risky driving with a male passenger riding shotgun than if travelling with...

    Dangers of distracted driving awareness campaigns often focus on the use of mobile phones whilst behind the wheel. But travelling with passengers is also associated with an increased likelihood of a crash.

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    Any extraordinary journey requires the right vehicle
    The Ford Everest is the perfect off-road SUV when planning challenging road trips
    Preparing for a road trip takes meticulous planning, it is important to do your research upfront

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 05 August 2019 – At an elevation of more than 8,000 meters, Mount Everest majestically towers over the Himalayas as...

    At an elevation of more than 8,000 meters, Mount Everest majestically towers over the Himalayas as the world’s tallest peak.

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    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable earn fifth consecutive Class T victory of the 2019 SACCS season at Bronkhorstspruit 400


    Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea recover from qualifying non-finish to end eighth


    Qualifying: 66km, Loop 1: 172km, Loop 2: 172km, Total: 410km

    BRONKHORSTSPRUIT, South Africa, 4 August 2019 – The dream season continued for the Castrol Ford...

    BRONKHORSTSPRUIT, South Africa, 4 August 2019 – The dream season continued for the Castrol Ford Cross Country Team of Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable (T34) when they won their fifth race in a row of the 2019 South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) at this weekend’s Bronkhorstspruit 400.

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    New Ford Mustang delivers sleeker style, enhanced engines, sharper driving dynamics and advanced driver assistance technologies


    More athletic styling is underscored by crisp, clear LED lighting and bold new exterior colours. Upscale interior offers soft-touch materials and aluminium finishes


    Enhanced 2.3 EcoBoost and 5.0 V8 engines; 10-speed auto gearbox boosts...

    The sleeker, faster and more technologically advanced New Ford Mustang delivers more athletic styling, sophisticated engine and suspension enhancements, as well as advanced driver assistance features for customers of the iconic sports car.

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    Reigning champions Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable start fourth round of 2019 SA Cross Country Series with a clean sweep of Class T victories


    Brazilians Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea back in the second Castrol Ford NWM Ranger


    Bronkhorstspruit 400 action commences with 60km qualifying on Friday 2 August, followed by two 180km loops on...

    The first half of the 2019 South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) has seen the Class T Production Vehicle championship dominated by current title-holders Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable, having scored a clean sweep of victories in the Castrol Ford Ranger.

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    Ford Motor Company had a huge hand in the Apollo 11 mission equipment which enabled the mission, including the voice transmission back to Houston.
    Ford Motor Company purchased a company, Philco in 1961 and transferred its Aeronutronic Division to a new entity and called it Philco-Ford.
    Philco-Ford’s was renamed in 1976 to Ford Aerospace and Communications Corporation. Ford...

    “Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.” As Neil Armstrong’s words reverberated throughout the NASA Mission Control Center in Houston, and cheers and celebrations erupted both at Mission Control and around the world. The Apollo 11 lunar module had just landed on the moon.

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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

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    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

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    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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