Ford makes connected vehicle services complimentary for European drivers

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Ford has made a series of connected vehicle services complimentary to customers in Europe, allowing drivers to control and monitor major features in their cars from their smartphone.  Drivers access connected vehicle features making the use of the FordPass app which allows a variety of remote services, including checking on vehicle health, fuel level and […]

Ford makes face masks, face shields in the UK to allow workers in Europe to work safely

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Ford Motor is producing face masks in the U.K. and face shields at other Ford plants in Europe as part of initiatives to provide a safe working environment for workers performing essential roles at Ford facilities in Europe during the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis.  Production of personal protective equipment is currently underway at Ford centers in […]

Ford shutting down factories in Europe as coronavirus spreads

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Ford announced on Tuesday that it would shut down its manufacturing facilities in Europe, as the coronavirus pandemic spreads through the continent. “While the impact of coronavirus at our facilities so far has been limited thankfully, its effects on our workers, dealers, suppliers and customers, as well as European society as a whole, is unprecedented,” […]

Ford to start Chariot minibus in another American city, after London launch

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Ford will introduce its Chariot minibus services in a sixth U.S. city “very shortly”, further broadening the service developed to appeal to those moving away from conventional car ownership after it started in London this week, an executive informed Reuters. Ford is attempting to diversify into other modes of transportation from vehicles sold to customers […]

Ford takes Fiesta upmarket to raise revenue

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Ford wishes to increase profitability in Europe by including higher-margin variations of the Fiesta subcompact, its very popular local model, the automaker’s top European executive stated. High-volume automakers such as Ford have for numerous years been squeezed in a downmarket growth by luxury competitors including Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz and Audi. However Ford, which presently targets premium […]