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Watch Ford’s Paris cult car film remake

Ford Mustang

Ford reimagines iconic 1970s driving film, C’etait un rendezvous, in 360-degree VR – with a Mustang. The original nine-minute movie, created by French film maker Claude Lelouch in 1976, captured an audacious drive through Paris in the early hours of the morning. Ford’s ‘Re-Rendez-Vous’ follows a similar route past landmarks …

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Self-driving Ford ‘coming in 2021’

Ford Fusion driverless testing

Ford plans to mass-produce a fully autonomous self-driving car without a steering wheel by 2021. Company president Mark Fields outlined the bold plan at an event in Palo Alto, California. Ford said it would double its investment in its research centre in the city, as well as collaborating with four …

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Ford Escort tops owners’ poll

Ford Escort

The iconic Ford Escort has been voted Britain’s favourite classic Ford by fans of the best-selling car brand. Launched in 1968, the Escort was sold in six generations and enjoyed an impressive 32-year production run, with the final hatchback model rolling off the production line at Halewood, Liverpool, in July …

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What Car? Car of the Year 2016 – winners

What Car Awards

The Volkswagen Group cleaned up at the prestigious What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2016, despite being engulfed by the diesel emissions scandal. Top prize went to the Audi A4 3.0 TDI 218 Sport, while the Group (which consists of VW, Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA, Bentley and Bugatti) was victorious in nine of the …

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Ford’s drug-driving sim suit

Ford's Drug Driving Suit

You’ve heard of beer goggles? Well, Ford has created a “Drug Driving Suit” to simulate the effects of driving under the influence of drugs. The unique suit is part of Ford’s free Driving Skills for Life training for young people aged 18-24. Research shows that drivers are up to 30 times …

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Quiet please – Ford is on a mission

Ford Mondeo Vignale inside Ford's semi-anechoic chamber

Ford is pioneering Active Noise Control, which works like noise-cancelling headphones, on its latest models. The new system will debut on the all-new Ford Mondeo Vignale and will soon be offered on other Ford vehicles, including the Ford Edge, coming in 2016. Ford’s Active Noise Control uses three microphones, strategically …

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Distracted pedestrians putting lives at risk

Distracted pedestrian

Most smartphone users admit to using their devices when crossing the road, even when there is no formal crossing, according to new research. Ford surveyed 10,000 people across Europe and found that young people aged 18-24 are most at risk. This age group is most likely to have used mobile …

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Ford’s focus on driver safety

Ford Driving Skills for Life

Ford is back with its free Driving Skills for Life event for young people in London this November. Now in its third year, Ford’s DSFL event will take place at the Excel Exhibition Centre from November 20-22 ahead of National Road Safety Week. Ford Driving Skills for Life puts young drivers …

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Goodwood Revival 2015: picture highlights

Goodwood Revival

We thought we’d share a few of our favourite photos from the glorious Goodwood Revival of 2015. Enjoy… One of our favourite shots of the historic on-track action that sums up the Goodwood Revival weekend Thanks to Ford for letting us enjoy a memorable parade lap as a passenger is …

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