- 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.
- Ranger, Ford Impress Odyssey Participants
JOHANNESBURG – With the travel portion of the Ranger Odyssey at an end, still to be determined is who will get to go home with their own Ford Ranger.
- Argentina Hotline Repaired a Ranger from Paraguay Army in Haiti
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentina Technical Hotline receives not only calls from Argentina’s network, but also calls from dealers of other countries like Uruguay, Paraguay and Peru, usually about the diagnosis of products made in Pacheco Assembly Plant (Focus and Ranger). But one call from Paraguay dealer, Tape Ruvicha, was completely different.
- Spectacular send-off for Ford Ranger Odyssey Africa 2013
PRETORIA, South Africa — After intense preparation, planning and selections, the Ranger Odyssey Africa 2013 has kicked into gear. Tencontestants are embarking on the adventure of a lifetime, putting themselves and eight Ford Rangers through their paces on a challenging 21-day adventure through six countries and 8,000 km.
- Ranger Odyssey Africa Pits Pickup Against Africa’s Extreme Terrain
JOHANNESBURG – Ford South Africa is putting the Ranger to the test in the Ford Ranger Odyssey 2013 – a unique and exciting Pan African 4x4 challenge that will seek to conquer some of Africa’s toughest terrain. Ten of South Africa’s toughest proved themselves through four days of intense training and assessment during the recent Ranger Odyssey Boot Camp in Johannesburg. They will compete in a three-week long expedition that kicks off in Kenya June 24. One winner will walk away with ownership of one of the Rangers used in the Odyssey.
- Ford Vehicles Win the Best Cars Award, promoted by Car Magazine
SÃO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil - Ford had its global vehicles launched in 2012 as a highlight in Best Cars Award, Brazil’s edition, promoted by the Car magazine. Considered one of the most important of the world, it has a lot of prestige by the direct participation of readers and publications of Motorpress group.
- Ford Indonesia Receives Three Awards at 2013 Autocar Readers Choice Awards
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Offering a complete package of quality, fuel-economy, safety, and smart features, Ford's segment-leading vehicles continue to dazzle Indonesian consumers. Two weeks after receiving four awards at the prestigious Otomotif Awards, Ford has picked up three more awards at the 2013 Autocar Readers Choice Awards (ARCA).
- All-new Ranger Drives Ford Thailand’s Best-Ever March and Record First Quarter Performance
BANGKOK, Thailand – Ford Thailand announced its best-ever performance for the month of March with overall retail sales rising 47 percent from a year earlier to 4,875 units.
- New 2013 Ford Ranger vs. the Force of Nature
MEXICO CITY - In an environment full of adrenaline and adventure, Ford of Mexico launched the new Ford Ranger 2013 surrounded by renowned members of automotive and lifestyle media. The event took place in a setting worthy of this wheeled monster.
- Ford Indonesia Dominates 2013 Otomotif Awards
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Segment-leading vehicles introduced in Indonesia through the One Ford plan continue to gain recognition among influential sources - the proof point coming at the 2013 Otomotif Awards, where Ford took home five awards between the all-new Focus and all-new Ranger.
- Built Ford Tough Truck Roadshow ‘Unleash the Beast’ Wows Saudi Community
JEDDAH, KSA – Ford Middle East and Al Jazirah Vehicles Agencies Co., the Ford and Lincoln importer-dealer in Saudi Arabia, recently kicked off a major Kingdom-wide roadshow, bringing the legendary F-150 and Ranger Built Ford Tough trucks closer to Saudi customers. The event was a huge success during the first three legs, in Najran, Jizan and Abha, with more than 5,000 customers attending so far. After the Jeddah leg, the roadshow continues to Al-Madīnah al-Munawwarah, Tabuk, Ha’il, Al Qassim, Dammam and Riyadh.
- Transit Custom and Ranger Win UK Awards
Brentwood, England – Ford has claimed a double victory at the 2013 Trade Van Driver Awards, with the Transit Custom and Ranger pick-up receiving top honours.
- Ford Ranger Makes Stunning Global Racing Debut
PRETORIA, South Africa —The new Ford Ranger made its global racing debut on March 1 when it turned its wheels for the first time in the opening round of the Donaldson Cross Country Championship in the Magaliesburg area, and the results were nothing short of spectacular.
- Ford Wins Two CAR Magazine Awards in South Africa
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Ford Motor Company of South Africa (FMCSA) has scooped up two prizes at the 2013 CAR Magazine Top 12 Awards.
- The new Ranger joined the “End of the World” adventure with Gauchos del Mar
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Starting off from Ford’s Off Road Base in Pinamar, the two surfers’ brothers began their “End of the World” trip on a New Ranger, seeking for the best wave to surf in Argentinean and Chilean costs.
- Ford Receives the 2013 Mercosur Award for the EcoSport, Ranger and Fusion in Detroit
SÃO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil - Ford won the Mercosur Award for the EcoSport launch, Fusion and Ranger models. The award ceremony was held 01/16 during an exclusive meeting with the Latin America press at the Detroit International Autoshow.
- Ford Snags Three Autoworld Car of the Year Awards in Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Ford in Malaysia celebrated three more award wins at this week’s Autoworld 2012 Car of the Year awards, two for the segment-defining all-new Ford Ranger and one for the class-leading all-new Ford Focus.
- Ford EcoSport, Ranger and Fusion Win Mercosur 2013 Awards
SÃO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil - Ford was the big winner in the first-ever MERCOSUR 2013 Awards, taking three of four categories with its global vehicles launched in Brazil in 2012. The New EcoSport was elected as “Mercosur SUV”, the New Ranger as "Mercosur Pickup", and the New Fusion as “Mercosur Import”. These titles show that Ford was the most awarded automaker in Brazil in 2012.
- Ford Ranger Wins 8th Award in 12 Months
BRENTWOOD, UK – The Ford Ranger has won the 2013 Pick-Up of the Year Award from Total 4x4 magazine taking the vehicle’s award tally to eight in 12 months.
- Ford Vehicles Take Center Stage at 2013 Taipei Auto Show
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Under the theme of “Go Further,” Ford stole the limelight at the 2013 Taipei International Auto Show, displaying a slew of its best-selling nameplates including the All-New Ranger, the All-New Focus, and Ford’s classic muscle car, the Mustang.
- Ford Grabs Three More Awards in Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Ford in Malaysia recently picked up three more awards – two for the all-new Focus and one for the all-new Ranger.
- Record Seventh Award for Ranger
BRENTWOOD, England – The Ranger has been named Pick-Up of the Year 2013 by 4x4 Magazine. The vehicle has now won a record-breaking seven awards in 12 months.