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Awards for Britain’s best used cars

Audi four rings logo

Audi has scored a hat-trick of category wins at the What Car? Used Car of the Year Awards 2019. The German car maker won Used Family Car of the Year (Audi A3), Used Luxury SUV of the Year ((Audi Q7) and Used Coupé of the Year (Audi TT). However, the …

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Ford Fiesta ST scoops prestigious award

Ford Fiesta ST

The pocket rocket that is the Ford Fiesta ST has been crowned Parkers New Car of the Year 2019. There were also 18 category winners, ranging from the Best First Car to the Best Car for Thrill-Seekers, but it was Ford’s hot hatch that won the overall prize. It was praised …

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Ford Fiesta Active review

Ford Fiesta Active

We road test the rufty-tufty version of the UK’s best-selling new car, but is the Ford Fiesta Active distinctive enough to stand out in the compact crossover crowd? Ford claims the Active combines “SUV inspired styling with Fiesta driving dynamics”. A bold claim, and at first sight there are only …

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Your chance to be a movie stunt driver

Ford Go Faster event

Ever dreamed of being a movie stunt driver? Ford’s Go Faster event is back and it could be your big chance… From June 29 to July 8 lucky shoppers at intu Trafford Centre in Manchester will be able to act and perform stunt driving – and then see their newly-found …

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Historic Le Mans Ford GT40 up for auction

Historic Le Mans Ford GT40

A 1966 Ford GT40 – one of three that propelled Ford to its first-ever 24 Hours of Le Mans victory – is the latest star entry for RM Sotheby’s upcoming flagship auction in Monterey, California, on August 24-25. Chassis P/1016 (which sported No 5 on the day) was one of …

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Fast and furious in the new Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang Santa Pod

Two years on from the UK launch of the iconic Ford Mustang, some 6,000 examples have found homes here in the land of potholes, congestion and scenic countryside. Globally, Ford sold some 125,809 Mustangs in 146 countries in 2017, making it the world’s best-selling sports coupe (minus the accent). But …

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All-new Ford Focus breaks cover

2018 Ford Focus

Ford has unveiled the fourth-generation Focus family hatchback – “the most accomplished and technically advanced Focus ever”. Almost seven million Focus cars have been sold in Europe and more than 16 million around the world since the game-changing Focus was introduced in 1998. Available to order now in five-door and …

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Ford’s drive for mental health support

Ford's mental health campaign

Ford has launched a nationwide awareness campaign to “break the silence on mental health”. Mental health problems affect around one in four people, and young men are particularly vulnerable. Only a third of men (34%) talk openly about their feelings, while just under one third (31%) are too embarrassed to …

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Ford’s UK sales buck the trend

Ford Fiesta

Ford achieved its highest February UK registrations since 2004 across passenger cars and commercial vehicles. According to the official SMMT figures, overall February car sales in the UK were down 2.8% at 80,805 registrations, compared with February 2017. However, Ford reversed the industry trend with car sales up 21.6% compared …

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This taxi driver runs a Ford Focus RS

Ford Focus RS taxi driver

Meet Evald Jåstad – the Norwegian cabbie who drives a high-performance Ford Focus RS. In just 18 months Evald has clocked up an impressive 79,000 miles (127,000km) in his Focus RS, which is capable of 0-62 mph in 4.7 seconds and a top speed of 166mph. Regulars have nicknamed the …

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