- Ford Ranger and Everest Win 2016 Drive Out / WegRy 4x4 of the Year Awards
Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has added two more awards to its burgeoning trophy cabinet with the new Ford Ranger and all-new Ford Everest being voted the top vehicles in their respective segments by Drive Out / WegRy in its 2016 4x4 of the Year Awards.
- Ford Invests R2.5 Billion in South Africa to Build the All-New Everest SUV, Creating 1,200 New Jobs
Ford Motor Company is investing R2.5-billion ($170 million US dollars) to expand operations in South Africa at its Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria, South Africa, to produce the all-new Ford Everest, along with the new Ford Ranger that was launched at the end of last year.
- Ford Maintains Growth in South Africa Despite Market Challenges
Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) remains a brand on the move, consistently growing its local sales and export volumes while the overall market comes under increasing pressure. Ford sold a total of 6 807 vehicles and exported a record 5 086 Rangers in March 2016, its highest figures yet for the year.
- Ford Donates Two Rangers In Support of Skills Development in Nigeria
Ford Motor Company is reaffirming its commitment to developing Nigeria’s automobile industry by donating two Ford Rangers to its dealer partner Coscharis Motors’ for their Automotive Training Centre.
- Ford Ranger a Moving Studio for Yogi Lina Zoghaib
The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is “Pledge for Parity”. A theme that’s not lost on a great number of women the world over. James Brown may have sung how “this a man’s man’s man’s world, but it would be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl.”
- Ford Ranger, Kuga Remain SA Car Magazine’s Best Buys for 2016
The Ford Ranger and Kuga have retained their status as two of Car Magazine’s Top 12 Best Buys for 2016, having been announced as winners in their respective categories at an industry awards dinner held in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, earlier this week.
- Ford Impresses at Qatar Motor Show with Big Commitment to SUVs and Trucks
Ford and Almana Motors, the local importer-dealer, announced an impressive new lineup at the Qatar Motor Show. Ford unveiled the all-new 2016 Ranger, the new 2016 Explorer and the all-new 2016 Edge SUVs for the first time in Qatar.
- Ford Achieves Record Sales in 2015
PRETORIA, South Africa, – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) wrapped up an exceptional 2015, with December sales of 6,345 vehicles giving Ford a total volume of 78,471 for the year – the highest-ever for the brand in South Africa.
- Ford Ranger is Europe’s Top Selling Pickup; New Model Remains Only Pickup with 5-Star Euro NCAP Rating
The Ford Ranger is the No. 1 selling pickup in Europe with 25,500 vehicles sold in the first eleven months of 2015, a year-over-year increase of 32 per cent.
- Tough New Ford Ranger to Make European Debut at Frankfurt Motor Show
COLOGNE, Germany – A tough and smart new Ford Ranger pickup will make its European debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show, revealing a bold new design, cutting-edge technologies and improved fuel efficiency.
- Specially Prepared Ford Ranger Pickups Face the Most Difficult Rally in Brazil’s Outback
Ford is supporting the South African team NWM/X Rally during the 2015 Rally dos Sertões with the participation of 2 pickups Ranger Dakar in the Brazilian most challenging off road competition, equipped with 5.0 V8 Mustang engine with 350 hp. Rally do Sert
- Ford Ranger Outpaces Rivals in Germany as Ford CV Sales Soar
COLOGNE, Germany - Ford Ranger is leaving rivals chocking in its dust following a storming start to 2015 in Germany.
- Ranger Odyssey Journey Begins For 40 Boot Camp Contestants
The exciting and highly anticipated 2015 Ford Ranger Odyssey has entered its second phase with a total of 40 contestants selected from South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa to attend the four-day Boot Camp in the middle of June.
- Third Annual Ford Ranger Odyssey Kicks off in South Africa
The exciting and highly anticipated third edition of the Ford Ranger Odyssey has kicked off with a total of 40 contestants selected from South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa to attend a four-day Boot Camp in the middle of June.
- Ford Argentina Was the Main Sponsor of Expoagro 2015 for the 9th Consecutive Year
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - For the 9th consecutive year, Ford Argentina was the Main Sponsor of Expoagro 2015, one of the most important agro fairs in Argentina, held from March 3rd – 6th at El Umbral (Buenos Aires province). Ford displayed all the technology and design of its wide range of global products in an area of 2.400m².
- Ford Plans 8 Big Product Actions in Brazil in 2015
SAO PAULO - Ford Brazil will end 2014 with increased market share and leadership in important market segments with the New Fiesta, Focus, Fusion, EcoSport, and recently-launched New Ka. And it will continue with new vehicle launches in 2015 with at least eight product actions. These were the messages presented at the company’s annual year-end luncheon with the media.
- Ford Promotes Test-Drive for Cargo Trucks and Ranger at Agrishow 2014
SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - Ford brings novelties of the Cargo models, F Series and Ranger, to the 2014 Agrishow, one of the leading events of Brazilian agribusiness, in Ribeirão Preto, SP. Besides the exhibition and selling of vehicles specially targeted to rural producers, the brand is the only one to offer test-drives for trucks and pickups on a track specially designed to evidence aspects such as suspension behavior, engine torque, approach & departure angle and cabin comfort.
- Ford presents the New Ford Ranger Sport to the Brazilian market
SAO PAULO, Brazil - Ford will present to the press, on March 27 and 28, in São Paulo, its Ranger Sport 2014 model, sports version of the most advanced medium pickup in the Country. With the model, the series becomes the most complete of the country, and will offer a new option for youthful spirit consumers, who travel frequently between urban and off-road environments, and who do not give up space in the back and high load capacity for their adventures.
- Ford’s Global Vehicles Challenge Dunes in Pinamar Beach
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - The Ford Kinetic Summer Attraction 2014 opened the summer season with a new edition of the test drive in the Pinamar’s dunes (Argentinean coast) for more than 130 guests. The driving experience started at the Ford’s off-road base and its challenging circuit allowed the attendees to test the power, versatility and technology of the new Ranger, new Kuga and new EcoSport 4WD.
- 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.
- Homage and Several Awards for Ford in 2013,Emphasis on the New Focus
SÃO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil -The New Focus was the major recognized product of the year, collecting awards from automotive press associations in Brazil, Argentina and Latin America, plus Brazilian TV journalists, besides being the only one in the region, along with the EcoSport model, rated with the top score of 5 stars in the safety testing program by the Latin NCAP.
- 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.
- Ford Vehicles Wins Important Comparative Tests Against Top Competitors in Brazil
SÃO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil - Ford products in Brazil had an outstanding recognition over its competitors in three of the main automotive comparative tests performed by national influent publications.
- Rangers Selected For UK Military Exercises
BRENTWOOD, England – Ford has won a significant order from the Ministry of Defence to supply 104 Ranger pick-ups, to be used across the UK by the Army, Navy, Air Force and the MoD.