Ford Motor Company of SA

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    Between 2017 and 2019, Ford’s Global Caring Month – through grants from Ford Motor Company Fund – has sponsored sewing courses for unemployed people in Port Elizabeth
    The Al-Fidaa Foundation provides accredited training courses for those without jobs, giving them essential skills to establish their own small businesses and generate an income
    The course teaches the mostly...

    Ford’s Global Caring Month, held annually in September, is the company’s signature event that sees Ford volunteers around the world tackling hundreds of projects to uplift and empower communities.

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    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer powered their way to impressive fourth-place finish in their FIA class Ford Castrol Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) Ranger


    Lance Woolridge and Elvéne Vonk finished sixth overall


    Two privateer NWM Ford Ranger V8s dominated the highly competitive Class T – and finished in the overall top 10


    Qualifying: 40km, Loop 1: 178km, Loop 2:...

    The Ford Castrol Cross Country Team emerged with a solid tally of championship points after a dry and dusty but thrilling Total Agri 400, staged at NAMPO Park near Bothaville in the Free State this weekend (18 and 19 September).

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    The Ford Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth is one of the Eastern Cape’s top exporters, having won its fourth annual Exporter of the Year award from Exporters Eastern Cape this year
    As part of Ford’s global supply chain, the Struandale Engine Plant produces machined components and fully assembly engines for the domestic market, as well as direct and indirect...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa’s Struandale Engine Plant, based in Port Elizabeth, is renowned as one of the Eastern Cape’s leading exporters, having recently won its fourth Best Exporter OEM award from Exporters Eastern Cape.

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    Ford released limited edition Cortina Springbok, referred to by many as the ‘bokkie bakkie’


    Many believe that the customary word ‘bakkie’ was first used on the Cortina


    Fully restored and extremely rare example joins Ford’s Heritage Month celebration in South Africa

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 18 September 2020 – A few years after the first Cortina bakkie was...

    A few years after the first Cortina bakkie was launched in South Africa in 1971, Ford released a limited edition of the Cortina MK3 bakkie, badged the Cortina Springbok edition. This unique vehicle, designed to commemorate the All Blacks rugby tour to South Africa, started a trend for the many iconic nameplates that would later arrive in Ford’s 96-year history in the country.

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    Ranger models equipped with useful technologies to make life easier and safer


    Terrain Management System, including Baja mode on Ranger Raptor, can be operated at the press of a button

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 16 September 2020 – Identifying the details that separate a good bakkie from a great one is all in a day’s work for the team behind the all-conquering Ford...

    Identifying the details that separate a good bakkie from a great one is all in a day’s work for the team behind the all-conquering Ford Ranger.

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    Ford Wildlife Fund (FWF) has provided a locally-built Ford Ranger to the WESSA International Schools Programme to promote education for sustainable development
    The WESSA International Schools Programme’s Eco-Schools project began in 2003, and reaches over 1-million learners and almost 50 000 teachers on an annual basis
    FWF currently supports 25 nature conservation,...

    The Ford Wildlife Foundation (FWF) has expanded its commitment to education and environmental awareness by providing the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA) with a Ford Ranger Double Cab 4x4 for a period of two years, to enhance the organisation’s high-impact International Schools Programme.

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    Ford’s history in South Africa goes back to 1905, with local vehicle assembly commencing in 1924


    Various unique models were built exclusively in South Africa, with two one-of-a-kind Ford Rangers joining the list in 2019 and 2020


    Heritage Month epitomises the ‘Ford For South Africa’ brand campaign that reaffirms Ford’s commitment to the country and its...

    Ingenuity and determination. These are two traits that South Africans have in abundance, especially when it comes to building bespoke vehicles that would eventually become revered the world over.

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    New 5 000m2 Wheel and Tyre Facility a further step towards improving the Silverton Assembly Plant’s efficiency and capacity
    Fully automated wheel and tyre fitment and balancing process capable of handling 15 to 20-inch rim diameters, nine rim options and 20 tyre variants
    Approximately 2 400 rims and tyres fitted per day to support the production capacity of 480 vehicles...

    In its ongoing drive to improve production efficiencies and capacity, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has launched a new Wheel and Tyre Facility at its Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria, which produces the Ranger pickup and Everest sport utility vehicle (SUV) for domestic sales and over 100 export markets around the world.

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    All-new event, the Total Agri 400 in Bothaville, presents exciting new challenge for SA Cross Country Series competitors


    Lance Woolridge and co-driver Elvéne Vonk are currently fourth in the FIA class and the overall Production Vehicle championship, targeting another podium finish in Ford Castrol NWM Ranger


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer finished as the top Ford...

    The South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) will be tackling a new challenge when the championship returns for Round 3, the Total Agri 400, to be held in the Free State farming town of Bothaville on 18 and 19 September, 2020.

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    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) supports Rally to Read as part of its ongoing commitment to empowering and educating the youth in South Africa


    Rally to Read covers six school districts across five provinces


    South Africa’s literacy rate could face additional challenges post COVID-19

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 8 September 2020 – South Africa’s literacy...

    South Africa’s literacy rate, when looked at over a period from the 1980s to the start of the millennium, has shown many positive signs, according to the latest statistics provided by Macrotrends.

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    Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone (TASEZ) board established, representing national, provincial and local government, as well as Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA)
    Follow-up site visit conducted today by Gauteng Premier, David Makhura; Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC), Fikile Majola; City of Tshwane Administrator, Mpho Nawa; as well...

    The innovative new R3.4-billion Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone (TASEZ), which was officially announced in November 2019 by South African president Cyril Ramaphosa and Gauteng Premier David Makhura, is forging ahead with extensive clearing of the site, groundworks and the installation of bulk infrastructure currently underway.

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    Debuting in the all-electric Mustang Mach-E, Ford’s next-gen SYNC system keeps drivers in control with large touchscreens, intuitive design, conversational speech recognition


    Ford SYNC communication and entertainment system employs machine-learning to offer new levels of personalisation – learns from driver behaviours to make smart suggestions


    New Remote Vehicle...

    Many drivers get to know their cars like close companions over time, but how well do our cars know us? Vehicles soon will prompt their owners to make a regular phone call, work out at a favoured time, or stop off at a much-loved coffee shop – if those activities are part of their regular routine.

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    New Series 1 Mustang GT RTR launched in South Africa


    RTR upgrades available for 2.3L and 5.0L Mustangs


    National roadshow to showcase Series 1 Mustang GT RTR

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 3 September 2020 – Performance Centre South Africa, the Ford-approved distributer and fitter of Ford Performance parts, has been appointed as the exclusive distributer of Vaughn...

    Performance Centre South Africa, the Ford-approved distributer and fitter of Ford Performance parts, has been appointed as the exclusive distributer of Vaughn Gittin’s Authentic RTR Vehicles in South Africa.

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    Ford Volunteer Corps is creating new opportunities amid COVID-19 pandemic for employees to safely give back as part of annual Global Caring Month


    Ford volunteers around the world are invited to participate in two new initiatives as pandemic limits traditional in-person service projects


    Global Caring Month is a signature event of the Ford Volunteer Corps, which is...

    The Ford Volunteer Corps is pivoting to give employees new ways to safely give back as part of Global Caring Month – Ford Motor Company’s 30-day concentrated focus on community service that happens each September.

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    Ford research vehicles begin demonstrating infrastructure-based solution for highly automated valet parking


    Using a sophisticated set of infrastructure-based sensors in Bedrock‘s Assembly Garage, vehicles drive and park themselves inside the enclosed garage


    Drivers benefit from reducing the stress of looking for a parking space; garage operators and residents...

    Many people enjoy driving… until it’s time to park. So why not leave the task to the vehicle?

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    Ford hosts #WomenWithDrive Webinar
    PRETORIA, South Africa, 31 August 2020 – In culmination of Women’s Month, Ford will honour and celebrate the incredible and inspiring journeys of five South African female role models during the Ford Women’s Month Webinar.
    Chosen across various sectors, these ladies have broken the glass ceilings, pushed the frontiers of women’s leadership...

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    In culmination of Women’s Month, Ford will honour and celebrate the incredible and inspiring journeys of five South African female role models during the Ford Women’s Month Webinar.

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    New Ford Everest XLT 2.0-litre Single Turbo 4x4 model added to the range, delivering impressive performance, fuel economy and value for money
    The 2.0 Single Turbo engine produces 132kW of power and 420Nm peak torque, paired with advanced new 10-speed automatic transmission
    High-tech LED headlamps with LED daytime running lights and automatic headlamp levelling now standard...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has bolstered its Everest seven-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV) line-up with the addition of a new XLT 4x4 derivative powered by the impressive and frugal 2.0-litre Single Turbo engine in combination with Ford’s advanced 10-speed automatic transmission.

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    Ford Hosts Virtual Launch to Announce Significant Donation Programme
    PRETORIA, South Africa, 26 August 2020 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is reaffirming its commitment to education and skills development by announcing a significant donation to Technical High Schools across South Africa
    This initiative, which is supported by the Department of Basic Education,...

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    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is reaffirming its commitment to education and skills development by announcing a significant donation to Technical High Schools across South Africa

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    Ford is tapping four-legged robots at its Van Dyke Transmission Plant in early August to laser scan the plant, helping engineers update the original computer-aided design which is used when we are getting ready to retool our plants


    These robots can be deployed into tough-to-reach areas within the plant to scan the area with laser scanners and high-definition cameras,...

    These four-legged dog-like robots can sit, shake hands and roll over. They also can perform 360-degree camera scans, handle 30-degree grades and climb stairs for hours at a time. Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa pays tribute to these robot dogs on World Dog Day, 26 August 2020.

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    Ford recognises women in conservation in celebration of women’s month


    The once male-dominated conservation sector is increasingly represented by dynamic women


    Three women from the Ford Wildlife Foundation share their experiences as women in conservation

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 24 August 2020 – This month as we celebrate women in South Africa, we take a look at a...

    This month as we celebrate women in South Africa, we take a look at a sector that is demonstrating exceptional transformation to the benefit of the whole country.

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    Ford wins Best Exporter OEM award for the fourth time from Exporters Eastern Cape
    Second consecutive IDC Job Creation award acknowledges Ford’s ongoing drive to expand its employment and skills development programmes
    Exporters Eastern Cape hosted a virtual awards ceremony on Friday 14 August 2020 that celebrated the organisation’s 40th anniversary

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    • Ford wins Best Exporter OEM award for the fourth time from Exporters Eastern Cape • Second consecutive IDC Job Creation award acknowledges Ford’s ongoing drive to expand its employment and skills development programmes • Exporters Eastern Cape hosted a virtual awards ceremony on Friday 14 August 2020 that celebrated the organisation’s 40th anniversary PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 19 August 2020 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has once again been recognised as one of the...

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    Ford Motor Company Fund’s COVID-19 Donation Match program helps 47 community organizations in 20 countries and 14 U.S. states
    Program surpassed its goal of $1 million, raising more than $633,000 in individual contributions that were matched by $500,000 from the Ford Fund – the philanthropic arm of Ford – and personal contributions from Executive Chairman Bill Ford
    Donation...

    Ford Motor Company Fund today announced Ford employees, and others contributed $1,133,447 million to COVID-19 related relief efforts around the world, surpassing its goal.

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    Ford Performance unveils new Ford GT Heritage Edition inspired by the 1966 Daytona 24 Hour Continental, a stylish Frozen White with exposed carbon fiber and Race Red livery that pays homage to the 55th anniversary of the epic race where Ford achieved its first 24-hour endurance win
    Exclusive Ford GT Studio Collection offers even more exclusivity with unique and widely...

    The Ford GT is America’s only Le Mans-winning supercar, and taking this pinnacle of Ford Performance even further for 2021, Ford is revealing two new enhancements today – the first-ever Heritage Edition inspired by the original model’s first endurance win at the 1966 Daytona 24 Hour Continental race, plus an all-new Studio Collection package offers even more exclusivity and design enhancements.

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    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer finish sixth overall on their FIA class debut in the Ford Castrol Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) Ranger


    Lance Woolridge and Elvéne Vonk end seventh, with 47 seconds separating the two crews


    Qualifying: 67km, Loop 1: 150km, Loop 2: 150km, Total: 367km

    Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa, 16 August 2020 – The South African Cross Country...

    The South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) finally returned to action this weekend at the Bronkhorstspruit 400, the second round of the 2020 championship following an almost six-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 lockdown.

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    Endurance runner Gerda Steyn and professional swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker are Ford dealer supported athletes


    Gerda is the first woman to run the comrades in under six hours


    Tatjana becomes the first South African to earn a medal at the biennial Fina World Championships in Gwangju

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 14 August 2020 – Nothing in Gerda Steyn’s early life would...

    Nothing in Gerda Steyn’s early life would have alluded to the fact that she would later develop a special talent and love for endurance running.

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    Exclusive new Ford Ranger Thunder now available with sportier exterior and interior styling elements, along with practical additions to rear load box
    LED headlamps, as well as LED daytime running lights and foglamps now standard on all Ranger XLT, Wildtrak, Thunder and Ranger Raptor models
    Ranger XLS models gain Connected Touch Radio with eight-inch full colour touchscreen,...

    The Ford Ranger is already a trend-setter in the South African market and one of the top-selling vehicles in the country.

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    Second-hand vehicle market accounts for around 65-percent of all cars sold in South Africa


    Ford Ranger, EcoSport and Fiesta are amongst the top 10 best-selling used vehicles in SA


    Recent updates to Ford Approved will continue to give customers peace-of-mind in the pre-owned vehicle marketplace

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 12 August 2020 – The Ford Ranger asserted its...

    The Ford Ranger asserted its dominance in AutoTrader’s annual Car Industry Report, by finishing as the top-selling used vehicle model overall - and the fifth most searched vehicle in South Africa for the period July 2019 to June 2020.

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    New Ford Ranger Thunder to be Officially Introduced in SA with Virtual Launch Event
    PRETORIA, South Africa, 12 August 2020 – Ford is expanding the Ranger line-up with the addition of the New Ranger Thunder, which will be officially introduced to South Africa with a virtual Facebook launch event on Thursday, 13 August 2020.
    The Ranger Thunder, a bespoke limited-edition model...

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    New Ford Ranger Thunder to be Officially Introduced in SA with Virtual Launch Event

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    New economic realities facing South Africa make transformation more important than ever
    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is committed to implementing measures that promote better business
    Ford supports newly formed Automotive Industry Transformation Fund (AITF)

    Pretoria, South Africa, 11 August 2020 – Ford is widening the scope of its transformation...

    Ford is widening the scope of its transformation initiatives and deepening involvement in the economic empowerment programmes of its dealer network in 2020.

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    This Women’s Month, Ford South Africa celebrates three South African women for their contribution to motorsport


    Their achievements have paved the way for other women to follow in their footsteps


    Support these drivers and navigators as the motorsport calendar resumes

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 07 August 2020 – Women have been involved in motorsport from the very...

    Women have been involved in motorsport from the very start – on the track, in the pits, and behind the scenes.

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    2020 SA Cross Country Series finally recommences after the COVID-19 lockdown, with the Bronkhorstspruit 400 on 14 and 15 August 2020 as the second round of the season


    Lance Woolridge and co-driver Elvéne Vonk will be fighting for another podium result in the FIAclass after finishing third at the season-opening Mpumalanga 400 in February


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd...

    Following an almost six-month lay-off due to the COVID-19 lockdown, the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) is finally set to resume with the Bronkhorstspruit 400 taking place on 14-15 August 2020.

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    Eleven sim-racers made the final round of Ford South Africa’s #LockdownLaps championship


    The race was livestreamed on Ford South Africa’s YouTube channel


    Ryan Berrington-Smith becomes Ford South Africa’s first local sim-racing champion

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 06 August 2020 – Eleven of South Africa’s best sim-racers provided a thrilling climax on Saturday, 1...

    Eleven of South Africa’s best sim-racers provided a thrilling climax on Saturday, 1 August 2020 in Ford South Africa’s inaugural #LockdownLaps sim-racing competition.

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    The rand’s stronger performance against the dollar has provided some stability in the fuel price, but another increase is on the cards for August
    With consumers under financial pressure, motorists are still urged to plan budgets accordingly
    The All-New Ford Figo Freestyle offers excellent fuel economy without sacrificing technology and safety

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    South African motorists need to brace themselves for another fuel price increase this August, as confirmed by the Automobile Association of South Africa (AA). This is the second consecutive monthly increase in both diesel and petrol prices, and almost entirely wipes out the short-lived reprieve that very few motorists were able to enjoy during lockdown Level 5.

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    Jim Hackett, who has led Ford Motor Company’s transformation since 2017 as president and CEO, has elected to retire from the company


    Jim Farley, currently chief operating officer, becomes president and CEO of Ford effective Oct. 1. He was also elected to the Ford board of directors. He will work closely with Jim Hackett on the transition over the next two...

    Ford Motor Company today announced that Jim Hackett, who has led the company’s transformation since 2017, plans to retire from the company. Jim Farley has been named the company’s new president and CEO and will join the board of directors, effective Oct. 1.

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    Small black-owned businesses receive assistance from Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA)


    This support helps give owners the opportunity to contribute to employment and the economy


    Two trailers, each valued at R1.2-million, donated to Vincent Msiza Transport and Projects

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 03 August 2020 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) recently broadened its efforts in transformation in the automotive industry by donating two vehicle transport trailers through its supplier development initiative.

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    World Vision South Africa has been providing water to underprivileged and under-resourced communities throughout Nelson Mandela Bay since the initiative was launched in June 2019
    More than 2 000 learners and educators at local schools, and over 2 500 beneficiaries in poor communities, have benefitted from this pioneering initiative
    The innovative water-from-air solution...

    Since its inception in June 2019, the World Vision South Africa water project, which is funded by Ford Motor Company and relies on the innovative Watergen atmospheric water-from-air generator, has been providing water to under-privileged and under-resourced communities in the drought-stricken areas of Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape.

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    Ford hands over unique Ranger to Nelson Mandela Foundation during Mandela Month
    A team of four artists painstakingly handpaint the special art on the vehicle
    Nelson Mandela Foundation to utilise donated Ranger for advocacy work

    Pretoria, South Africa, 29 July 2020 – Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born into the Madiba clan in Mvezo, Transkei, on 18 July 1918. In...

    Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born into the Madiba clan in Mvezo, Transkei, on 18 July 1918. In celebration of his esteemed legacy the world celebrates Mandela Day on the 18th of July each year, and Mandela Month throughout the month of July.

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    Ford’s plug-in hybrid commercial vehicles operate in zero-emission electric‑only drive mode in sensitive areas.


    Vehicle operators can also create custom “green zones” to encourage low-emission driving

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 27 July 2020 – Awareness of how air quality can affect our health is driving cities, companies and individuals to find ways to reduce emissions...

    Awareness of how air quality can affect our health is driving cities, companies and individuals to find ways to reduce emissions and take responsibility for their environmental impact.

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    FMCSA becomes sponsor for Jan Braai’s TV show Braai vir Erfenis’


    Ford’s range of SUVs and bakkies make it easy to carry braai equipment and accessories


    Jan unites South Africans around the braai while exploring the country’s diversity and heritage

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 22 July 2020 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) announces a partnership with...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) announces a partnership with world-renowned braai master and head of National Braai Day, Jan Braai (Jan Scannell) for his Braai vir Erfenis television show.

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    Ford introduces the all-electric Mustang Mach-E 1400 – a one-of-a-kind prototype developed in collaboration with RTR Vehicles to demonstrate the performance possibilities of electric propulsion


    Following on the heels of the all-electric Mustang Cobra Jet 1400, Mustang Mach-E 1400 is projecting 1,045 peak kilowatts and more than 1,000 kg of downforce at 257 km/h from its...

    Mission accomplished: Ford introduces Mustang Mach-E 1400, an all-electric road rocket that shows just how much performance can be harnessed without using a drop of fuel.

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    Ford Approved is a ‘one-stop shop’ to meet customers’ requirements, from buying a quality approved pre-owned vehicle to trading in a car for a newer model
    Vehicles sold by Ford Approved are a maximum of five years old with a 120 000km mileage limit
    Each vehicle undergoes a stringent and comprehensive 160-point check, sold with 12 months free roadside assistance, balance of...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has consolidated and revitalised its used car sales division under the Ford Approved banner, with the focus on providing exceptional service and quality.

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    Ford C3 is a student-led signature educational programme of Ford Motor Company Fund, run in partnership with global non-profit organisation Enactus
    Incumbent Enactus Ford College Community Challenge (C3) students honoured at this year’s virtual awards ceremony
    New winners selected for the seventh cycle of the Enactus Ford C3 Challenge in 2020/2021 each to receive $5 000...

    Ford Motor Company continues building on its commitment to empowering the youth through education and entrepreneurship 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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    Mustang shows its fangs with Shelby Super Snake


    The latest Super Snake is equally capable on the road and track


    Shelby Mod Shop in SA carries out all Mustang performance upgrades

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 16 July 2020 – Limited production, a Le Mans-winning, 7.0-litre V8 engine and an 800-kilometre test of Goodyear’s latest performance tyres. These were the main...

    Limited production, a Le Mans-winning, 7.0-litre V8 engine and an 800-kilometre test of Goodyear’s latest performance tyres.

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    Electric vehicles are inherently quieter thanks to a lack of noise from a traditional internal combustion engine


    A good sound system also makes the most use of the spoken voice


    The Mach-E features over-the-air updates to remain at the cutting-edge of technology

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 15 July 2020 – A growing desire for a premium audio experience in vehicles and...

    A growing desire for a premium audio experience in vehicles and the emerging trend for creating a more domestic feeling environment in electrified vehicles has been integral to the award-winning design of all-new, all-electric Mustang Mach-E’s B&O sound system.

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    The mini SUV segment, which includes the Ford EcoSport, has grown from 4 percent in 2015 to 10 percent market share in 2020


    South Africa’s extensive gravel road network favours cars with bigger tyres and extra ground clearance


    More and more drivers are choosing vehicles with automatic transmissions, according to new sales data from Ford

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    With the launch of the Ford Figo Freestyle and EcoSport Ambiente Auto, which went on sale earlier in 2020, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) continues to respond to the undeniable change in buying patterns that has seen volumes of sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and small crossovers grow.

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    Ford has produced 285 000 COVID-19 face shields to date at its Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria


    Almost 140 000 face shields have been directly donated to the Department of Health. Ford has also donated to various clinics, hospitals, humanitarian organisations and 25 Ford Wildlife Foundation projects


    50 000 face shields recently supplied to the United States...

    As the number of recorded COVID-19 cases continues to climb in South Africa, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has entered its fourth month of producing protective face shields at its Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria.

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    Ford’s sim-racing competition is well underway following Hot Laps registration
    Sixteen-year old Koketso Pilane topped the first-round time sheets in a Ford Mustang
    Ford SA’s #LockdownLaps competition helps celebrate National Video Game Day on 8 July

    PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 08 July 2020 – Seventy-two sim-racers have progressed to the next round of Ford South Africa’s...

    Seventy-two sim-racers have progressed to the next round of Ford South Africa’s first-ever sim-racing competition after a very tense, highly-competitive Hot Laps seeding round.

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