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    As online retail continues growing, Ford believes that package delivery services by commercial and autonomous vehicles could become more efficient and affordable with the help of a humanoid robot called Digit


    When a vehicle arrives at its destination, Digit can be deployed to grab a package from the vehicle and carry out the final step in the delivery...

    Agility Robotics is launching Digit, a robot with arms and legs to work with humans and in human spaces, for commercial sale; and, Ford Motor Company is the first customer, receiving the first two robots off the line. This cooperation continues the existing partnership between Agility and Ford (www.agilityrobotics.com/ford-partnership) to explore ways to help commercial vehicle customers, including autonomous vehicle businesses, make warehousing and delivery more efficient and affordable for...

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    Ford’s EcoSport has consistently featured in South Africa’s monthly ranking of the 10 top-selling passenger cars since its launch in 2013
    Designed for the urban jungle, and built to escape it, Ford’s latest generation compact SUV is the ideal companion for active young families
    EcoSport blends rugged SUV functionality with unrivalled city car practicality

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    Ford’s EcoSport has consistently featured in South Africa’s monthly ranking of the 10 top-selling passenger cars since its launch in 2013

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    In celebration of International Day of Education, Ford SA announces R1-million donation to the Student Sponsorship Programme (SSP)
    Ford commits to sponsor 10 academically distinguished Scholars from under-resourced communities with a five-year high school leadership award.
    SSP aims to achieve gender equality and break the cycle of poverty through education

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    Education is humanity’s greatest renewable resource. It is a fundamental human right, and a public responsibility.

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    PRETORIA, South Africa, 23 January 2020 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has appointed Shawn Govender as the new Plant Manager of the Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth. Govender took over the reins in November 2019 from John Cameron, who was appointed to the position in 2014 and is currently on a sabbatical.
    Govender has an established track record with...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has appointed Shawn Govender as the new Plant Manager of the Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth. Govender took over the reins in November 2019 from John Cameron, who was appointed to the position in 2014 and is currently on a sabbatical.

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    Ford-funded World Vision SA water-generation project selected as recipient of American Chamber of Commerce ‘Stars of Africa’ Silver award in Health and Wellness Category
    Innovative project uses mobile Watergen water-from-air solution to provide communities, schools, clinics, ECDs and households in Nelson Mandela Bay with clean and safe drinking water
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    The American Chamber of Commerce in South Africa (AmCham) has presented a Silver ‘Stars of Africa’ award in the Health and Wellness category to Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) for its innovative mobile water generation project launched in conjunction with World Vision SA.

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    Local Hazard Information (LHI) marks a significant step on the journey towards a connected transport infrastructure by helping drivers prepare for and potentially avoid dangers on the road.


    New Local Hazard Information offers drivers advance warning of potential dangers ahead.


    The more cars are connected to the network, the greater the efficiency of the...

    There are many times when knowing what is around the corner could be useful. But for drivers that knowledge could be critical. Now, thanks to Ford’s new connected car technology, it is also a reality.

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    Ford’s M-Sport World Rally Team Team’s EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRCs will be adorned with a striking new eye-catching design for the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship.
    Graphic Designer Phil Dixon drew his inspiration from print designs of the early-to-mid 90s.
    The 2020 colour scheme offers a largely white design with highlights of blue and green to represent the close...

    M-Sport Ford World Rally Team’s EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRCs will be adorned with a striking new livery this year – Graphic Designer Phil Dixon delivering another eye-catching creation for the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship.

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    Ford’s Feel The View is a smart window for blind passengers
    Feel The View takes pictures that are turned into high-contrast monochrome images
    Smart Window enables blind or partially-sighted people to visualise passing scenery through touch.

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 03 January 2020 – From rolling hills to mountain ranges, views make any road trip memorable, but for blind...

    From rolling hills to mountain ranges, views make any road trip memorable, but for blind passengers this is part of the experience that they miss.

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    Five new environmental projects receive Ford Rangers on two-year loan to support their conservation, research and education initiatives
    Support renewed for eight existing and far-reaching Ford Wildlife Foundation projects which received new replacement vehicles


    25 ‘Built Ford Tough’ Rangers assist project teams with effective implementation, research and education, as...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is continuing its long-standing support for environmental and wildlife organisations in Southern Africa through the Ford Wildlife Foundation (FWF) – with five new and eight existing conservation projects receiving Ford Ranger Double Cab 4x4 pickups, on a two-year loan, during 2019.

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    Ford’s annual Global Caring Month saw 30 organisations supported by Ford employees and dealers
    772 volunteers dedicated almost 10 500 hours to improving lives in South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe
    More than R1.8-million in grants disbursed by Ford Motor Company Fund

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 18 December 2019 – Ford Motor Company volunteers continue improving...

    Ford Motor Company volunteers continue improving and changing people’s lives as part of the company’s annual Global Caring Month, held in September each year.

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    Ford once again provided mobility to the Santa Shoebox Project for 2019 in the form of two Transit Custom vans
    The Santa Shoebox Project provides essential items to thousands of children across South Africa and Namibia each year
    Since 2006, the project has delivered almost 860 000 shoeboxes to poor communities

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 17 December 2019 – For many young...

    For many young children, the concept of Father Christmas, or Santa Claus, is typically associated with reindeer pulling a sled across the skies on Christmas Eve, delivering millions of presents in record time to kids across the globe.

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    The Ford Figo is currently amongst the top 10 best-selling vehicles in South Africa
    A Figo is the perfect run-around, designed for zipping through congested city streets, and squeezing into tight parking spaces
    The trendy Figo Blu is the perfect stocking filler for students who’ve worked hard to earn a place at varsity and need a set of wheels to keep moving

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    Drive. You either have it or you don’t. And for those of you who are starting university in the new year, you clearly have it. You know just what can be achieved when you decide to push beyond the boundaries, to go further.

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    Graham Boswell started at Ford South Africa in 1972 and retired 47 years later as the company’s longest-serving employee
    A family affair, as Boswell’s father worked at Ford for almost 30 years

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 12 December 2019 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is celebrating the remarkable career of its longest-serving employee during its 96-year...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is celebrating the remarkable career of its longest-serving employee during its 96-year local history. Graham Boswell retired in September 2019 after having served the company for a truly exceptional 47 years.

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    Loneliness, uncertainty and the importance of trust are dominant themes in this year’s report, yet Ford’s Chief Futurist uncovers pockets of opportunity for businesses and people to connect and thrive.

    The 2020 Looking Further with Ford Trends Report, our 8th annual report, shows people today feel overwhelmed with the changes they see taking place in the world – and they’re...

    Loneliness, uncertainty and the importance of trust are dominant themes in this year’s report, yet Ford’s Chief Futurist uncovers pockets of opportunity for businesses and people to connect and thrive.

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    Collaboration builds on both companies’ commitments to environmental stewardship


    Ford and McDonald’s can provide an innovative new home to a significant portion of that material.


    The collaboration with Ford and McDonald’s is the latest example of the innovative approaches both companies take to product and environmental stewardship.


    Ford is progressing toward a...

    Ford Motor Company and McDonald’s USA will soon be giving vehicles a caffeine boost by using part of a familiar staple in the morning routine, coffee beans, in vehicle parts such as headlamp housing.

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    Ford Motor Company observes International Day of Persons with Disabilities
    Ford Fund grant of $10,000 awarded to WESSA Blue Flag Amphibious Wheelchair Project
    Ford supports provision of specially designed amphibious wheelchairs for disabled persons at selected Blue Flag beaches in South Africa
    Amphibious wheelchairs facilitate access to the beach and into the water for...

    The International Day of Persons with Disabilities has been annually observed on 3 December since 1992.

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    ‘Four Vagabonds’ – Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone, and John Burroughs – give birth to the Great American road trip 100 years ago
    Ford SA offers tips for motorists embarking on a road trip this festive season
    A little bit of planning and preparation goes a long way to ensure a safer, more enjoyable travel experience for all family members

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    For about two weeks every summer between 1914 and 1924, a group of friends who called themselves the Four Vagabonds would climb into 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.

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    South Africa has the biggest HIV/AIDS epidemic in the world, with an estimated 7.7 million people aged 15 to 49 currently living with the disease*
    NPO Future Families has an office at the Ford Care Centre in Silverton, rendering services to members of the local Mamelodi community infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS
    Ford’s Careways Employee Wellness programme includes...

    Desmond Tutu once said: “How does one go about eating an elephant? You eat it one bite at a time.” When it comes to getting a handle on the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and the related acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic in South Africa, it feels like we’ve been chewing on the same bit of elephant for an awfully long time.

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    Felix Sebata appointed to lead product-related communication functions
    He takes over from Minesh Bhagaloo, who is now General Manager Ccommunications
    Sebata is a Chartered Public Relations Practitioner and a member of the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA)

    Pretoria, South Africa, 28 November 2019 – Ford Motor Company has appointed Felix Sebata as...

    Ford Motor Company has appointed Felix Sebata as Product Communications Specialist for South Africa, effective 1 November 2019.

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    For Ford owners, every day is Black Friday, as they enjoy the immense value that a well-built vehicle adds to their everyday lives
    106 years after the first mass-produced Model T rolled off the moving assembly line, Ford Motor Company continues to build affordable cars for the everyday man
    The Ford Figo is a perfect little runaround, designed for zipping through congested...

    Trendy Figo Blu – the perfect stocking filler for first-time buyers, students, small families, and older folks who want to downsize!

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    Ford Ranger has won the International Pick-up Award (IPUA) for 2020


    Ford also clinches title for the 2020 International Van of the Year (IVOTY) with the Transit Custom


    2.0-litre Bi-Turbo diesel powertrain and advanced driver assistance technologies tip the scales for Ranger

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 28 November 2019 – The Ford Ranger has won the 2020 International...

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 28 November 2019 – The Ford Ranger has won the 2020 International Pick-up Award (IPUA) at a special gala ceremony held in Lyon, France. The win for the Ranger was the second for Ford with the Blue Oval also clinching the title for the 2020 International Van of the Year (IVOTY) with the Transit Custom. This means Ford is the only manufacturer to do the double twice – the first time occurring in 2013.

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    Ford’s large-capacity Transit models receive fresh styling update
    Six-year/90 000km service plan introduced as standard on Transit Van and Transit Chassis Cab, enhancing overall value for money and reducing running costs for business owners
    Medium and extended long wheelbase versions available in Transit Van and Chassis Cab body styles

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    Ford South Africa has introduced an updated version of its extremely capable and versatile load-hauler – the Transit Van and Chassis Cab models.

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    Ford puts road safety of both humans and animals under the spotlight
    Wildlife-vehicle-collisions pose threat to South African tourism
    Ford Wildlife Foundation supports Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Wildlife and Transport Programme

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 19 November 2019 – We’ve all driven past the lifeless body of an animal in the middle of or on the shoulder of the road,...

    Roadkill Saves Lives

    We’ve all driven past the lifeless body of an animal in the middle of or on the shoulder of the road, in our suburbs and cities, on our highways and byways, and in protected areas like game reserves.

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    Ford Ranger 2.0 Single Turbo XLT Double Cab, with advanced 10-speed automatic, claims victory in highly competitive pickup segment with overall consumption of 6.81 l/100km
    Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost wins its class on 5.21 l/100km
    Runner-up position for Ford Kuga 1.5 TDCi in turbodiesel compact SUV class after recording impressive 5.38 l/100km
    WesBank Fuel Economy Tour route...

    Ford’s ‘Go Further’ brand promise was translated into tangible results last week after the Ford Ranger and Ford Fiesta literally travelled further on less fuel and emerged as the most fuel-efficient vehicles in their respective segments during the inaugural WesBank Fuel Economy Tour in partnership with FNB. The Ford Kuga was a close second in the turbodiesel compact SUV segment.

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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

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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

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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

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    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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