- New Ka, Ka+ and EcoSport Named “2015 Best Buys” by Motor Show Magazine in Brazil
SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil - Ford was the big winner in the “2015 Best Buy” Motor Show magazine survey, with the New Ka 1.0, New Ka+ 1.5 and EcoSport all earning first place finishes in their segments.
- Ford Brazil Challenges App Developers to Create In-car Connectivity Solutions
SÃO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil - Ford will host the first-ever Hackathon promoted by an automaker in Brazil at Campus Party 2015, the country’s largest technology event. This is the third straight year that Ford is sponsoring the event, which is considered the top forum for innovation, creativity, digital entertainment and entrepreneurship in Brazil.
- Behind the Numbers: Ford Brazil 2014 Sales Highlights
SÃO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil - 2014 was an intense year full of important launches to strengthen Ford’s market share in the region – now is a good time to look back at the last 12 months and our results.
- Ford's Global Vehicles Challenged the Dunes in Cariló Beaches
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - The Ford Kinetic Summer Attraction 2015 opened the summer season with a new edition of the Off Road test drive in the Cariló dunes (Argentinean Atlantic coast exclusive city) for more than 100 journalists from the most important consumer and automotive media.
- Ford Argentina Offers Carpooling to its Employees
BUENOS AIRES - As part of the Blueprint for Mobility plan, whose main objective is to ensure a safe, efficient and affordable personal mobility, Ford Argentina, in collaboration with SincroPool, now offers its employees a carpooling platform to provide a more efficiente transportation to its workplace at Pacheco Plant.
- Ford and its Dealer Reinagurated a New Rural School
BUENOS AIRES - As part of the Education for a new tomorrow CSR program, Ford Argentina and the dealer Lo Bruno revamped the School N°797, located in Estación El Simbolar, Santiago del Estero Province (Argentina).
- Ford Argentina at Automechanika 2014
BUENOS AIRES - Ford Argentina was at Automechanika 2014, the international exhibition organized by Messe Frankfurt in Buenos Aires, where the new Motorcraft brand image was present, along with the new global quick service center, Quick Lane.
- Argentina: The Winners of The Future of Mobility Contest
Buenos Aires - As part of Future Mobility Forum held at the IAE Business School Campus, Ford Argentina announced the three winning projects of the Future of Mobility Contest, the initiative submit innovative ideas to improve mobility in large cities.
- New Ka is Elected 2015 Car of the Year and Also Wins Engine of the Year with the 1.0 TiVCT Flex
SAO PAULO – The New Ka was named 2015 Car of the Year and its all-new 1.0 TiVCT Flex engine was named Engine of the Year by Autoesporte magazine, which is Brazil’s oldest automotive publication.
- Ford GP Motorcraft awards the best independent car in Brazil
SÃO BERNARDO DO CAMPO - Ford promoted an unprecedented action that awarded with a brand-new New Fiesta the best independent car repairer in Brazil.
- New Ka Wins Car of the Year in Brazil’s Most Competitive Segment at the Top Car TV Awards
SÃO BERNARDO DO CAMPO - The New Ford Ka won the Top Car TV’s Top Compact Car of the Year Award in the most competitive Brazilian segment: compact vehicles. Broadcast and Internet automotive journalists voted the Ka as the best car in the R$31,000 to R$60,000 price range in Brazil.
- 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 Grows in Brazil and Market Share Increases to 10.2% in November; New Ka Sales Exceed 10,000
SÃO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Dec. 2, 2014 – Ford Brazil returned to double digit market share in November, selling 29,989 vehicles and earning 10.2% market share. This was the first time since Aug. 2013 that Ford has had double-digit market share and represents a 1% improvement over November 2013. In terms of volume, the Blue Oval grew 7.4% in the Nov. 2014 – Nov. 2013 period, while the rest of the industry fell 2.7%.
- Ford Argentina Future of Mobility Forum
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Ford Argentina organized the Future of Mobility Forum on November 14th, which counted with the presence of 12 local and international specialists in mobility, technology and innovation in different areas, such as urban planning, industries, government, entrepreneurship, among others. The speakers invited by Ford presented their perspectives regarding future scenarios and possible solutions to the transport problems of large cities. The Forum was developed as part of the Blueprint for Mobility strategy, in order to redefine mobility through global collaboration between industry, government, academia and citizens.
- New Ka Wins Car and Driver’s “10 Best” Award as Brazil’s Top Hatch
SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - Ford received yet another award for the New Ka, which was elected Brazil’s top hatch in Car and Driver’s 10Best 2015 awards.
- New Ford Ka was elected as Best Car and Best Design in Latin America and will receive the Americar Award 2015
SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil – The New Ford Ka was chosen as the Best Car in Latin America by the Latin American Automotive Press Association (AMERICAR). The Ka also won the Latin America’s Best Design Award from the organization.
- Ford Executive Chairman Addresses ‘The Future of Mobility’
DUBAI - On Wednesday, Nov. 19, Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford addressed attendees at “The Future of Mobility” event co-hosted by the Dubai Chamber and Ford MEA.
- Ford Motor of Venezuela awarded the "Executive Order of Merit" 2014
CARACAS, Venezuela - Ford Motor of Venezuela was awarded with the Executive Order of Merit in the Enterprise category at the award’s twentieth eighth edition. This award is handed by the Executives Association of the Carabobo State (AEEC by its Spanish acronym) to those companies which stand out in their initiative, creativity, outstanding work and merits in commendable exemplary activities, and have collaborated to the enhancement of the citizens of Carabobo and Venezuelans overall.
- Ford Brazil Receives CONPET Seal Trophy in Recognition of Its Energy-Efficient Vehicles
SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - Ford Brazil was awarded the CONPET Seal Trophy for being one of automakers with the highest percentage of vehicles recognized with the Energy Efficiency Seal in the National Program for the Rational Use of Natural Gas and Oil Products. Vehicles with the top fuel efficiency rating in their class as well as in the overall ranking earn the seal.
- Ford Argentina Held its 7th Consecutive National Technical Skills Competition
BUENOS AIRES. Argentina - On October 16th and for the seventh consecutive year, Ford Argentina organized the National Technical Skills Competition, a contest involving the best four technicians of Ford Argentina Dealer’s Network, who demonstrated an outstanding performance in the specialty “Electronic and Electrical Systems Diagnosis” of the Masters Program in 2014.
- Ford Announces Senior Leadership Team Changes
Ford Motor Company today is announcing a series of
changes in its senior leadership team as it continues to deliver the company’s One Ford plan for
- Fourth Ford Major Series Took Place in Argentina
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - The new Focus was the protagonist of the fourth and last Major Series of the Ford Kinetic Design Golf Invitational, the exclusive golf tour organized by Ford Argentina for registered amateur golfers over 18 years-old. The event took place at the Olivos Golf Club (one of the most traditional and well-reputed golf courses in the country) under the medal play mode, 18 holes, 0-36 category, in which the best four net scores gained access to the final.
- New KA and New KA+ are Finalists "Car of the year 2015" and "Americar" Awards
SÃO BERNARDO, Brazil - The New Ka and New Ka+ compete as finalists in two major awards from the auto media, the 2015 Car of the Year, from Autoesporte and Americar Award, the Latin American Auto Press Association of . The 1.0 12V TiVCT Flex engine, that equips both New Ka and New Ka+ is also contesting for the Engine of the Year title.
- Ford to Exhibit Domestic, International Attractions and Technology at its Best Stand Ever at the São Paulo Auto Show
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - On October 28, Ford Brazil promoted its press conference at the 2014 São Paulo Auto Show, reinforcing the “Global Lineup with Purposeful Technology” concept through the products introduced in country. At the press conference, which gathered around 600 journalists and bloggers from Latin America and Europe, Steven Armstrong, president Ford South America, highlighted the recently-launched New Ka in the 1.5-liter hatch and 1.0-liter sedan models and announced the 2015 Fusion with unprecedented rear inflatable seatbelts. The event will be open for the public from October 30 to November 9.
- Ford Posts Third Quarter 2014 Pre-Tax Profit of $1.2 Billion
Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] today reported a 2014 third quarter pre-tax profit of $1.2 billion, its 21st consecutive profitable quarter.