Ford Motor Company of SA

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    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa remains committed to flattening the curve


    Ford shows its manufacturing and business versatility during a time of unprecedented disruption


    Partners, Individuals and Employees send messages of thanks and gratitude

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 01 June 2020 – Demonstrating profound versatility and compassion, Ford Motor Company...

    Demonstrating profound versatility and compassion, Ford Motor Company Southern Africa (FMCSA) has pivoted elements of its daily business operations in order to effectively respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, all the while maintaining and protecting traditional business foundations.

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    Ford announces the return of the Mustang Mach 1


    The special edition will claim the top spot in the Mustang 5.0-liter V8 performance lineup


    Mach 1 debuted for the 1969 model year delivering performance and improved dynamics with its GT handling suspension

    PRETORIA, South Africa, May 29, 2020 – With speed, style and a name that embodies both, Ford today announces...

    With speed, style and a name that embodies both, Ford today announces the Mustang Mach 1 is roaring back to life this year.

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    Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) is Ford’s official global partner for designing and producing the cross country racing Ford Ranger for local and international competition


    The team has expanded its focus on increasing empowerment and diversity opportunities with Wiseman Gumede taking on the role of race weekend technician and future development driver


    Eight full-time...

    Motor racing is generally an expensive and exclusive sport, particularly at the top echelons where big budgets are required to be competitive.

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    In times of great uncertainty, the side hustle is a way to build financial stability


    The side hustle economy, according to a recent survey, contributes to job creation with more than one-third of side hustlers employing at least one other person


    Investing in a versatile vehicle, like a #BuiltFordTough Ranger, could help you in the ‘gig economy’

    PRETORIA, South...

    Just prior to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, South Africa’s economy slid into its third recession since 1994.

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    Ford has always acknowledged the key role that its workforce plays in the success of the company, from its founding years through to today
    Ongoing skills development and empowerment opportunities are provided at every level of the business to create a culture of professional and personal growth
    In celebration of Workers Month, we profile two of Ford’s South African...

    Henry Ford pioneered numerous innovations in the automotive industry, most notably the integrated moving assembly line introduced in 1913, which reduced the time to build the legendary Model T from 12.5 to 1.5 hours.

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    Ford to ensure its all-new all-electric Mustang Mach-E stays up to date thanks to quick and easy over-the-air software updates that can be done from anywhere, even in your own home.


    Many updates can be completed in under two minutes1, with many virtually invisible to customers, enabled by an innovative cloud-connected platform.


    Secure software updates offer...

    Owners of the all-new, all-electric Mustang Mach-E won’t experience the fear of missing out, thanks to over-the-air updates, continuously improve the SUV over the vehicle’s life, without leaving home.

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    85 employees from Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant and its supplier companies have produced almost 190 000 COVID-19 protective face shields to date for donation


    The initiative supports the South African government’s drive to provide all frontline medical and essential services personnel with personal protective equipment (PPE)


    Face shields donated to hospitals,...

    The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent national lockdown may have turned peoples’ lives upside down, but it has also united people as they join forces to fight this health and humanitarian crisis.

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    Mkhize heads Ford’s social media team within Communications Division
    She has nine years’ experience working in the communications sphere with a focus on social media
    Replaces Vusi Mbatha who has moved to a new role as Dealer Development Manager

    Pretoria, South Africa, 21 May 2020 – Ford Motor Company has appointed Londeka Mkhize as its new social media lead for South...

    Ford Motor Company has appointed Londeka Mkhize as its new social media lead for South Africa.

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    Some iconic Ford vehicles have appeared in numerous games, from PC to PlayStation, and Wii to Xbox.
    Ford invites gaming enthusiasts to test drive these games while their real wheels stay parked.
    If all this game play doesn’t quite hit the mark, Ford invites budding car enthusiasts to test drive their automotive design with Fordzilla hub.

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 20 May...

    Missing your driving? You don’t have to be. You can still get the Ford engine rumbling and its revs racing, albeit virtually, with the best games to keep the household buzzing. Not only can scheduled game time add structure to a day and break the monotony of crucial “Stay Home” directives, it can promote family time and friendly competition.

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    Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant uses an advanced Fits Gate system on its assembly line in Pretoria to measure the gap and flushness between all sheet metal components of the Ranger and Everest
    Handheld laser measurement gauges are used by operators on either side of the vehicle who move from the front to the back measuring the bonnet, doors and tailgate
    Every vehicle...

    The complexity and technology involved in a modern vehicle assembly plant is simply breathtaking, with Ford Company of Southern Africa’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria capable of building over 26 000 different combinations of the Ranger pickup and Everest seven-seater SUV for domestic sales and export to over 100 markets globally.

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    The Model T is considered by many to be one of the most influential cars of all time, selling more than 15 million in various configurations


    Henry Ford revolutionised the assembly line, dramatically reducing vehicle cost and build time. His concept is still used today


    Visit the top-secret experimental room where the Model T was designed without leaving the comfort...

    And it’s on this day (18 May), National Museum Day, that Ford South Africa chooses to recognise not only the eponymous Henry Ford - for his determination to make the motor car affordable to the average citizen and modernize the assembly line - but to also highlight the many Ford museums you can visit virtually during these trying lockdown times.

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    Bird poop can seriously damage your vehicle’s paintwork.


    Laboratory-developed bird poop is tested on Ford vehicles’ paintwork, to ensure that the paintwork protects your car and stays shiny.


    Regularly wash your vehicle and gently remove harmful looking substances from the paintwork immediately.

    Pretoria, South Africa, 14 May 2020 – While getting struck by bird...

    While getting struck by bird poop may be a sign of good luck in many countries, bird poop landing on your car can have more serious consequences, for your paintwork. Fortunately, Ford vehicles are tested for just this eventuality, with the help of artificial bird poop.

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    Ford dealers across South Africa have started re-opening in line with the government’s Alert Level 4 directives which allow a gradual phased-in process commencing 13 May


    Safety and hygiene measures introduced at all Ford dealers to mitigate risks and provide peace of mind for customers and dealer staff


    Customer support mechanisms introduced including extensions for...

    As COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted to Alert Level 4 and in line with the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) regulations gazetted on 12 May 2020, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has confirmed that its nationwide dealers are beginning to open for business with an absolute priority to ensure a safe and sanitary environment for all Ford customers and dealership employees.

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    Enactus team from the University of KwaZulu-Natal wins Ford Motor Company Fund grant to assist local communities affected by COVID-19 lockdown regulations
    Students developed SmartGro (www.smartgro.co.za), which uses smart mobility and a web-based solution that provides delivery of essential goods to those needing access to food and medication while still maintaining social...

    A South African student team from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has been selected as one of 14 Enactus teams globally to receive a grant through the Ford Motor Company Fund’s COVID-19 College Challenge for their innovative community projects.

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    Two Ford Rangers have been provided to the South African Red Cross Society in Nelson Mandela Bay to assist with relief efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic


    Red Cross has assisted over 5 000 direct beneficiaries in and around Port Elizabeth, and reached 45 000 people through its COVID-19 education and awareness campaigns


    The South African Red Cross Society forms part...

    Every year, World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day on 8 May celebrates and honours the millions of volunteers and members of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) around the globe who provide a lifeline to communities in need across 189 countries.

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    Ford has turned to racing to prove its products and technologies against the best in the world
    Ford’s podium lockout during the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans race with the GT40 has been described by company executive chairman Bill Ford as “the defining moment in Ford’s race history”
    The Ford Capri Perana V8 was SA’s fastest locally produced road car and was unbeatable on the...

    Racing is in Ford’s DNA and it all started with company founder Henry Ford whose only ever race and race victory led to the subsequent formation of the Ford Motor Company.

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    Ford National Dealer Council contributes R1-million to face shields project, which matches Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa’s investment


    Absa, which has a joint venture with Ford Credit, contributes R600 000


    R300 000 donated by other Ford suppliers and business partners


    100 000 face shields produced at Ford’s Silverton plant in Pretoria to...

    Ford dealers in South Africa have stepped up to support Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa’s initiative to produce COVID-19 face shields by contributing R1-million to the project from the Ford National Dealer Council.

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    For 30 years, Ford has supported environmental education, research, and conservation projects


    Ford Wildlife Foundation supports Black Rhino Range Expansion Project and Saving the Survivors conservation project


    Ford pays tribute to all those involved on Save the Rhino Day, 1 May

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 1 May 2020 – Wildlife is one of the major drawcards for...

    Wildlife is one of the major drawcards for tourists to South Africa, and wildlife tourism one of the economic engines of our country.

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    Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria uses an automated system in its Paint Shop with 21 cameras that scan all exterior body panels to detect imperfections in paintwork
    Over 3 000 images captured in 15 seconds for every vehicle body produced, stitched together for a full 3D image to highlight dirt particles or surface imperfections by size – finer than a grain of...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa’s continued investment in its Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has unlocked significant increases in its production volumes, with the Ford Ranger pickup exported to over 100 global markets, and the seven-seater Everest SUV shipped to countries across Africa.

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    Ford Performance introduces a one-off Mustang Cobra Jet factory drag racer with all-electric propulsion
    Purpose-built prototype projected to deliver over 1,045kW and over 1,490Nm of instant torque

    DEARBORN, Mich., April 23, 2020 – It won’t hurt your ears and doesn’t use a drop of fuel, but it’s projected to crush the quarter-mile in the low-8-second range at more than...

    It won’t hurt your ears and doesn’t use a drop of fuel, but it’s projected to crush the quarter-mile in the low-8-second range at more than 275 km/h. For the first time ever, Ford Performance introduces a one-off Mustang Cobra Jet factory drag racer with all-electric propulsion.

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    Ford’s local production of COVID-19 face shields is now supported by the Gift of the Givers Foundation, which is providing the banking facility for all donations which will be used to purchase materials
    Ford has provided funding for 57 000 face shield kits, and has invited its suppliers and business partners to make donations to the initiative in order to help reach the goal...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa’s initiative to produce protective face shields for front-line medical and essential services personnel in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic has been given a boost with local non-governmental organisation, Gift of the Givers Foundation, coming on board to provide the banking facility for the funds being raised.

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    Ford Credit customers that find themselves in financial distress due to the coronavirus lockdown can request a payment deferral
    Offer open to personal and business Ford Credit clients affected by COVID-19
    Ford Credit COVID-19 Support page added to Ford website with detailed information

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 22 April 2020 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA)...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has confirmed its support for Ford Credit customers in response to the growing impact of the COVID-19 lockdown.

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    Clean-sheet design for completely new FIA-class Ford Ranger being produced at Neil Woolridge Motorsport in Pietermaritzburg


    New layout features mid-mounted 3.5 EcoBoost twin-turbo V6 engine, which will make it the first vehicle to compete under the FIA’s new turbo-petrol regulations for cross country racing


    Wider chassis and suspension design, optimised weight...

    “Built Ford Tough” will take on a new dimension when the Ford Castrol Cross Country Team debuts the highly anticipated, all-new FIA-class Ford Ranger later this year in the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS).

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    Segment-defining Ford EcoSport range bolstered with introduction of automatic gearbox on 1.5 Ambiente – a first for the entry-level offerings in the compact SUV class
    New 1.5 Ambiente with six-speed automatic expands the EcoSport line-up to seven models
    Numerous feature enhancements on Trend and Titanium models, including Ford’s Collision Mitigation System, an underbody...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is bolstering the Ford EcoSport’s leading position in the compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) segment with the addition of a six-speed automatic transmission for the popular and most affordable Ambiente petrol derivative.

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    COVID-19 pandemic shines a light on the critical role of unsung heroes like farmers, delivery truck drivers, and supermarket cashiers during a global crisis
    Reduction in South African fuel prices will benefit consumers as decreased costs in the transportation and distribution links of the supply chain ultimately impact food prices
    Drop in pump prices for April and May will...

    Although the drop in fuel prices for April may be cold comfort to those South Africans working from home in lockdown and doing only a fraction of their usual travel, we could all benefit from lower food prices due to decreased costs in the transportation and distribution links in the supply chain.

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    The Ford Mustang – today celebrating its 56th birthday – was the best-selling sports car in the world last year, and the world’s best-selling sports coupé for the fifth consecutive year


    Since sixth-generation Mustang global exports began in 2015, through December 2019, Ford has sold 633 000 Mustangs in 146 countries around the world – including 102 090 Mustangs in...

    This Mustang Day – the nameplate’s 56th birthday – Mustang can now celebrate two global sales crowns, earning world’s best-selling sports car and its fifth straight best-selling sports coupé title. Mustang is also America’s best-selling sports car of the last 50 years.

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    PRETORIA, South Africa, 17 April 2020 – This week, the Ford Mustang marks its 56th birthday, having been unveiled at New York’s World’s Fair on April 17, 1964. And while now might not be the best time to get behind the wheel for any unnecessary journey, it’s the perfect time to gather the family round and celebrate Mustang at the movies.
    The Mustang has become a symbol of...

    This week, the Ford Mustang marks its 56th birthday, having been unveiled at New York’s World’s Fair on April 17, 1964.

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    Pollution levels in city centres can be a concern
    Ford vehicles are standard equipped with a high-grade cabin air filter to protect you and your family
    If you use your vehicle everyday be sure to check your cabin air filter every few months

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 16 April 2020 – Air quality around the world has been on the decline, but don’t just blame vehicles with low...

    Air quality around the world has been on the decline, but don’t just blame vehicles with low emissions standards; there are other causes of pollution like factories, burning of trash at waste management centres, and dust.

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    PRETORIA, South Africa, 09 April 2020 – Washing hands, disinfecting, not touching your face and wearing masks is only part of the solution. Staying home so that infection won’t spread is now a global effort against COVID-19. Many governments have taken extra precaution by imposing strict travel restrictions, meaning our vehicles may be parked for the foreseeable...

    Washing hands, disinfecting, not touching your face and wearing masks is only part of the solution. Staying home so that infection won’t spread is now a global effort against COVID-19.

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    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa begins production of protective face shields at its Silverton plant for donation to medical and essential personnel battling COVID-19
    Over 57 000 material kits already ordered, production capacity being ramped up and Ford supplier companies approached to help fund a minimum of 500 000 face shields
    General public and businesses across...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has commenced production of 57 000 protective face shields that will be donated to front-line medical and essential services personnel who are most at risk of contracting the COVID-19 virus that has spread worldwide.

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    All Ford vehicles with a service plan expiring between 1 March and 31 May 2020, and requiring a scheduled service to be completed based on the prescribed Service Plan, receive a two-month extension
    The extension is applicable from 1 June until 31 July 2020
    Additional Ford dealers available to assist with vehicle repairs for emergency and essential services

    Pretoria,...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has added a two-month extension to the service plan for all vehicles where the contract expires between 1 March and 31 May 2020, but the owner was not able to complete the last service due to the national lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Ford Motor Company Fund’s newCOVID-19 Donation Matchprogramgives employees and others the opportunity to support non-profit organizations and community groups in more than 20 countries as they cope with coronavirus-related issues
    In South Africa, Ford Fund is partnering with Gift of the Givers Foundation to support medical professionals with essential equipment, and supply...

    Ford Motor Company Fund today announced two new and unique opportunities for Ford employees around the world who are eager to give back while honouring stay-at-home recommendations.

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    Sustained periods of social isolation, restricted movement, and confinement are challenging for anyone, but even more so for families stuck indoors with energetic small children during the COVID-19 lockdown


    Ford launches a publicly accessible Family Fun Hub to share creative and brain-teasing activities to keep little ones entertained, and give parents working from home...

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, South Africans enter Week 2 of the national lockdown. Ford South Africa, like all other major players in the local auto industry, has temporarily suspended production at its vehicle assembly plant in Pretoria, and its engine assembly plant in Port Elizabeth.

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    16 Ford dealers in the major centres in South Africa have received permits to repair emergency and essential service Ford vehicles during the 21-day coronavirus lockdown
    Applies to emergency medical and response teams, safety and security services and companies granted government permits in the grocery supply chain
    Ford’s AA Roadside Assistance available to assist...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is supporting the vital work of the emergency and designated essential services during the COVID-19 national lockdown, having been granted government permission to make selected Ford dealerships available to repair Ford vehicles involved in essential services.

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    Ford loans nine vehicles to humanitarian organisations to assist with coronavirus containment measures and community healthcare support across South Africa
    Gift of the Givers, Laudium Disaster Management and South African Red Cross Society using Ford Rangers and Everests to assist communities in Gauteng, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth

    Pretoria, South Africa, 01...

    The COVID-19 pandemic is having a far-reaching and devastating impact on communities around the world, and governments, hospitals, clinics and healthworkers are being stretched well beyond their capacities as they strive to care for those infected with the coronavirus.

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    Ford, in collaboration with GE Healthcare, will leverage the design of Airon Corp.’s FDA- cleared ventilator to produce in Michigan


    With the full weight of the UAW behind the venture and the full power of Ford and GE Healthcare, production of the GE/Airon Model A-E ventilator is targeted to start the week of April 20 at Ford’s Rawsonville (Mich.) Components...

    Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with GE Healthcare, announced today it will begin producing in Michigan a third-party ventilator with the goal to produce 50,000 of the vitally needed units within 100 days and up to 30,000 a month thereafter as needed.

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    PRETORIA, South Africa, 27 March 2020 – Receiving a parcel from a courier or having food delivered to our door by a driver is something many of us have become accustomed to.
    However, the spread of the COVID-19 virus and the resultant restrictions have shown that at times we might be forced to rethink how we interact or transact in certain situations where face-to-face human...

    Receiving a parcel from a courier or having food delivered to our door by a driver is something many of us have become accustomed to.

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    Ford South Africa celebrates a 21-year partnership with Rally to READ
    Ford visits remote and disadvantaged primary schools on #WorldBookDay weekend
    Ford delivers books, teaching aids, and educational materials to under-resourced rural schools to help communities #GoFurther

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 23 March 2020 – On Saturday 7 March, several convoys of Ford Ranger double...

    On Saturday 7 March, several convoys of Ford Ranger double cabs, loaded with boxes of books, teaching aids, and other educational materials, set out from Nkambeni Safari Camp in the Kruger National Park to visit some of the most remote and disadvantaged primary schools in the Hazyview, Mpumalanga area.

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    Vehicle and engine temporary production suspension began at Ford’s International Markets Group (IMG) manufacturing sites Saturday, March 21
    Production suspensions will vary market by market; expected to last a number of weeks depending on pandemic situation, national restrictions, supplier constraints and dealer stock requirements
    Ford continues to prioritize the safety of...

    Ford Motor Company is temporarily suspending vehicle and engine production at its International Markets Group (IMG) manufacturing sites in response to the growing impact of the coronavirus.

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    Ford Struandale Engine Plant awarded the SJM Flex Environmental Award in 2019 for excellence in environmental management
    Efficient production methods and technologies have resulted in noteworthy improvements in water and electrical consumption
    Rainwater harvesting and recycling of 97 percent of waste reduces the environmental impact of Ford’s manufacturing operations
    Ford...

    Ford Motor Company’s Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth has been pursuing innovative systems and technologies to improve the efficiency of its manufacturing operations, while reducing its impact on the environment in terms of water use, electricity consumption and waste management.

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    The Ford Ranger earned CAR Magazine’s Top 12 Best Buys award for ninth year in a row in the popular double cab pickup segment
    Reaffirms the Ranger’s continued trend-setting attributes in terms of comfort, refinement, safety, performance and technology
    Ford Ranger is among the top-three best-sellers in South Africa, the top double cab model sold through the dealer channel,...

    The Ford Ranger has been selected as South Africa’s best double cab pickup for an unprecedented ninth consecutive year in CAR Magazine’s annual Top 12 Best Buys Awards, held in Johannesburg last night.

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    Ford is calling on gamers to help design the ultimate virtual racing car in a unique collaboration between an auto manufacturer and the gaming community


    A completely new vehicle, “Team Fordzilla – P1” project will demonstrate Ford’s real‑world Human‑Centric Design thinking in a digital world


    Ford last year launched its first ever esports team – under the Fordzilla...

    Ever wanted to design a racing car? Ford is offering gamers the opportunity to have a hand in creating the ultimate track machine.

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    Launch of Quick Lane Tyre & Auto Centre in Krugersdorp makes it the seventh outlet in South Africa
    Quick Lane Tyre & Auto Centre is an initiative of Ford Motor Company, offering a trusted place for tyre fitment and automotive services for all makes and models
    New facility joins over 1 030 Quick Lane Tyre & Auto Centres globally

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 09...

    South Africa’s seventh Quick Lane Tyre & Auto Centre has been launched in Krugersdorp, providing motorists with greater access to a quality service and maintenance experience for all vehicle makes and models.

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    Compare what you would’ve paid for a litre of fuel five years ago, and 10 years ago, to what you pay today
    Monthly #FordFuelUpdate helps you stay abreast of your expenses and make better purchasing decisions in 2020
    Ford Ranger’s 2.0-litre single-turbocharged diesel engine, matched to a 10-speed automatic transmission, achieved an exceptional average fuel consumption of...

    Too much month at the end of your money? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Consumers across all income groups are being stretched financially due to the rapidly rising cost of living, much of which can be attributed to the consistent rise in fuel prices every year.

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    There are only 7,100 wild Cheetahs left worldwide
    Human-mediated gene flow by conservationists ensures genetic diversity of the species
    Ford Wildlife Foundation supports the Cheetah Metapopulation Project

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 3 March 2020 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa commemorates World Wildlife Day on 3 March through its continued support of the Cheetah...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa commemorates World Wildlife Day on 3 March through its continued support of the Cheetah Metapopulation Project, which forms part of the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Carnivore Conservation Programme.

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    Lance Woolridge and Elvéne Vonk end third overall on first outing in premier FIA-class of the South African Cross Country Series


    Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea show impressive pace, fighting back from mechanical issue on first loop to set sixth-quickest time on second lap


    Ford NWM privateers Wors Prinsloo and Andre Vermeulen fly the flag in Class T with...

    The Ford Castrol Cross Country Team got its new campaign in the premier FIA-class of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) off to a great start this weekend, as Lance Woolridge and co-driver Elvéne Vonk (#334) claimed a podium position at the season-opening Mpumalanga 400 in Dullstroom.

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    Not just for soccer moms and 4x4 enthusiasts, the New Everest promises a #JourneyExtraordinary every time you get behind the wheel


    The second-generation Ford Everest boasts the latest-generation SYNC®3 infotainment system, new-generation turbodiesel performance, and advanced 10-speed automatic transmission


    Ford ups the ante in terms of overall quality and refinement...

    Not just for soccer moms and 4x4 enthusiasts, the New Everest promises a #JourneyExtraordinary every time you get behind the wheel

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    The Ford Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth assembles the new-generation 2.0 Bi-Turbo and 2.0 Single Turbo engines for selected Ranger and Everest models
    State-of-the art production processes and technology for the new-generation diesel engines, including fully automated robotic stations, multiple camera and transponder systems for maximum quality
    Engine assembly and...

    The Ford Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth is home to two engine programmes currently, the latest and most advanced being the new-generation 157kW/500Nm 2.0 Bi-Turbo and 132kW/420Nm 2.0 Single Turbo engines that power the locally assembled Ford Ranger Raptor, as well as selected Ranger and Everest models.

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    Ford SYNC®3 Breadcrumbs feature makes venturing off-road easier
    Ford Motor Company highlights the ease of tracing back your “tracks” on South Africa’s multifaceted terrain
    Ford’s Ranger Raptor is fitted standard with Satnav Breadcrumbs feature

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 25 February 2020 – Breadcrumbs might not have been the best way for Hansel and Gretel to retrace their...

    Breadcrumbs might not have been the best way for Hansel and Gretel to retrace their steps. But they are perfect for enabling drivers to find their way back after venturing off-road.

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    Ford Motor Company of SA is contracted to supply more than 1.8-million catalytic converters annually for local vehicle assembly and export markets
    Catalytic converters supplied to 25 Ford customer plants and two aftermarket divisions internationally
    Almost 37-million catalytic converters produced over the past 25 years

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 24 February 2020 –...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is one of South Africa’s top vehicle exporters and the leader in the pickup segment, with the locally assembled Ford Ranger exported to over 100 global markets.

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    From 2011 to date, 400 000 Ford Rangers have been exported to more than 100 global markets
    Ranger topped LCV exports in 2019 on 65 908 units – almost 25-percent more than its closest competitor
    Nearly 7 000 Rangers shipped from Port Elizabeth to Europe since April 2019
    Locally-assembled Ranger is the top-selling pickup in Europe

    PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 24 February...

    Local production of the Ford Ranger continues to make a significant impact on the South African economy.

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    African Penguin populations in the wild have declined by 95 per cent over the past 200 years, with just 20,000 breeding pairs remaining today
    At the current rate of decline, African Penguins in the wild could be extinct within the next 20 years
    Ford Wildlife Foundation provides the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds with a 4x4 Ranger Double...

    On 19 February, as part of a two-day business and media event hosted by Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) at its Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth, guests were taken on a tour of the SANCCOB PE seabird rehabilitation centre, 20 km away.

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    Agri Eastern Cape receives grant of $20 000 (almost R290 000) from Ford Motor Company Fund to assist with disaster relief due to the devastating drought
    Through the Ford Fund grant and a fund-raising initiative hosted by Eastern Cape Motors Ford William Moffett, almost R530 000 has been donated to help local farmers
    Current drought now in its sixth year, and is one of the...

    Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, is supporting the drought relief efforts for Eastern Cape farmers with a grant of $20 000 (almost R290 000) issued to Agri Eastern Cape, an affiliate of Agri South Africa.

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