- Focus ST Wheels Magazine’s Hot Hatch of the Year
DUBAI, UAE – The Ford Focus ST was recently crowned 2014 Hot Hatch of the Year at Wheels magazine’s Car of the Year awards, beating the VW Golf GTI and the Mercedes A45 AMG.
- Top Awards for Ford in Car Magazine Top
PRETORIA, South Africa – CAR magazine has revealed its Top 12 Best Buys for 2014 and Ford has walked away with a number of accolades. Among the most prestigious of the awards, Ford was named the Company of the Year by the respected South African publication.
- Ford Kuga Crowned ‘SUV Of The Year’ by Spain’s Motor Mundial
MADRID, Spain – New Ford Kuga bas been crowned “SUV of The Year” by Spanish publication Motor Mundial.
Kuga defeated rivals including new Peugeot 2008 and Suzuki SX Cross to collect the coveted award, with judges particularly impressed by its safety technologies and fun driving dynamics
- Mulally Announces 2013 Health and Safety Award Winners
DEARBORN - In Ford’s ongoing effort to recognize and support improvements that increase the health and safety of workers in all Ford environments, the company today announced the winners of the 2013 Presidents Health and Safety Awards.
- Ford Named Top Employer for Minority Engineers
DEARBORN - Readers of Minority Engineer magazine selected Ford Motor Company among the top 50 companies in the country where they would most prefer to work or believe are progressive in hiring minority engineers.
- Ford Fiesta ST is Portugal’s Top Gear Car of the Year
LISBON, Portugal – Ford’s award winning Fiesta ST has been crowned 2013 Car of the Year by Top Gear Magazine in Portugal.
- MotorWeek Names Fiesta ST Best Subcompact Car
DEARBORN - The 2014 Ford Fiesta ST’s combination of power, reliability and innovation has earned it another accolade – MotorWeek’s Drivers’ Choice Award for Best Subcompact Car. The European-style five-door Fiesta ST “packs a potent performance punch,” said MotorWeek, citing the car’s 197-horsepower 1.6-liter EcoBoost® engine and a “lowered suspension that carries the goods through corners.”
- Detroit Free Press Honors Ford Motor Company Leaders
DEARBORN - Ford continued to further its reputation as a leading innovator in the automotive industry by claiming three of this year’s Detroit Free Press Automotive Leadership Awards.
- Transit Connect Endorsed by Tall Clubs International, Best Vehicle for the Vertically Gifted
CHICAGO - The all-new Ford Transit Connect is standing a little taller after being endorsed by Tall Clubs International as a vehicle that brings fit and comfort to the “vertically gifted.”
- Ford’s CV Family Sets UK Awards Record
BRENTWOOD, England – Ford’s commercial vehicle (CV) range has collected more than 25 top awards in the last 12 months – more awards than in any other year.
- Ford Recognized with Several Awards During NAIAS
DETROIT - With all eyes on Detroit during press and industry preview days at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), many industry organizations use this backdrop to dole out annual awards to the brightest and best within the automotive industry. This year, Ford received several awards from industry notables including Cars.com, the Eyes on Design organization, Polk and WardsAuto.
- The Fiesta ST Slides onto this Year’s ’Hagerty Hot List’
DEARBORN - According to collectible car insurance provider, Hagerty, alongside classic Alfa Romeos and muscle cars will be Ford’s very own Fiesta ST. According to this year’s “Hagerty Hot List” which lists vehicles that are likely to be collector’s items within the next 25 years, the excitement surrounding the ST’s performance and styling help it stand out across the board.
- Ford EcoSport Dominates India Automotive Awards in its Debut Year
NEW DELHI, India – After bowling over auto enthusiasts and customers alike with its robust drive dynamics and exemplary performance, the all-new Ford EcoSport’s consistent climb up the popularity charts has continued with 16 award recognitions.
- Early Success for Fiesta as it Wins Two 2014 Awards
BRENTWOOD, England – The Fiesta has made a flying start to 2014 year with a double awards success. Ford’s top-selling small car has been named as 2014 Best Small Car in the prestigious What Car? Awards, with the ST voted Best Hot Hatch.
- Transit Custom Named Van Of The Year 2014 As Ford Wins Four What Van? Awards
LONDON - The Transit Custom has been named What Van? magazine’s Van of the Year for 2014, making history as the only model to win the prestigious title two years running.
- L'argus Magazine Crowns Ford Transit Connect Van of the Year 2014
PARIS, France – Ford Transit Connect has been crowned Van of the Year 2014 by French Magazine L’argus.
- Fleet Van Awards Triumph For Ford
BRENTWOOD, England - Ford of Britain picked up three trophies in the “Fleet Van” Awards, including the prestigious Van Manufacturer of the Year title.
- Fiesta ST is French Sports Car of the Year
PARIS, France – Ford Fiesta ST has been crowned Sports Car of the Year by Echappement magazine in France. Fiesta ST beat nine competitors to the title and is the sixth Ford model to win Echappement Magazine’s prestigious award.
- New Ford Focus and New Fiesta, Best of the Year in Latin America by Auto Media
SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil – With a good recognition, the New Ford Focus was elected as the "Latin American Car" by the automotive media of 11 countries of the region. Ford also took the second best position with the New Fiesta in this regional award which gathers over 55 auto journalists. The Americar Award selects the best cars of the year sold in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Mexico, among other markets.
- Ford Ranger People’s Favourite
PRETORIA, South Africa – Ford’s Ranger was named a winner in two categories in the People’s Wheels Awards. Securing the top honours in the ‘Light Load Luggers’ category as well as the ‘Adventure Bakkie’ category, Ranger is clearly a favourite among South African customers.
- Safety Award for European Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering Team
DUNTON, England – The European PTME (Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering) team has been recognised for achieving a significant safety milestone – the completion of three years without a lost-time accident.
- Ford’s SYNC AppLink Voted Best Car Technology In Spain
MADRID, Spain - Ford’s SYNC AppLink voice-activated in-car connectivity system has been named Best In-car Technology at the Xataka Technology Awards 2013.
- Fiesta Wins Women’s World Car of the Year Award
COLOGNE, GERMANY - Ford Motor Company was today presented with the 2013 Women’s World Car of the Year award for the Fiesta 1.0-litre EcoBoost.
- 1.0-Litre EcoBoost Engine Wins UK Innovation Award
BRENTWOOD, England – The 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine has received the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Award for Automotive Innovation 2013. Other nominees for the award, which highlights advanced R&D and innovation in the UK automotive industry, included the new McLaren P1 supercar.
- Ford Fiesta Tops Carsales.com.au People’s Choice Awards
MELBOURNE, Australia — Ford’s Fiesta is the overall winner of the carsales.com.au People's Choice Awards for 2013. The Thai-built light car polled the most votes across the finalists in 13 categories to take out top spot. In addition, Ford’s smallest model was voted the City Car category winner.
- Ford Fiesta ST Earns Popular Mechanics Excellence Award
DEARBORN – The Ford Fiesta ST was recently voted the best handling car in the Popular Mechanics 2014 Automotive Excellence Awards. Each year, Popular Mechanics editors select ten best cars and trucks from a variety of categories including design, performance and technical innovation. Representatives from the publication delivered the award to Joe Hinrichs, Ford president of The Americas, during a new hire orientation event last week.
- Ford Transit Voted UK’s Favourite Large Used Van
BRENTWOOD, England - The Ford Transit claimed victory in the 3.5-tonne van category at the 2013 Commercial Motor Used Truck of the Year Awards.
- Ford Marketing Manager Recognized on Mobile Marketer Smart Women List
DEARBORN - Mobile Marketer’s Mobile Women to Watch 2014 list honors smart women executives who are set to make a difference in mobile advertising, marketing, media and commerce in 2014. Ford is proud that Digital Marketing Manager Trisha Habucke has been recognized by Mobile Marketer for this honor.
- Ford Bags Three AFCO Awards
BRENTWOOD, England – Ford has clinched a hat-trick of trophies in the 2013 Association of Car Fleet Operator (ACFO) Awards.
- Ford Philippines Wins 15 Awards at the Auto Focus Media’s Choice and People’s Choice Awards
MANILA, Philippines — Ford Philippines bagged a total of 15 awards during the awarding ceremony at the 2013-2014 Auto Focus Media’s Choice Awards and People's Choice Awards.