Ford

  • Ford Australia offering FREE driving skills courses in Wodonga

    Ford have announced they’re bringing their Driving Skills for Life program to Wodonga among many other stops around the country. The hands-on driving program covers 6 key areas – Hazard Recognition, Vehicle Handling, Speed Management, Space Management, Pedestrian Awareness and Cycling Safety. Given we don’t teach people driving skills...
  • What challenges do driverless cars actually solve?

    Following on from the mobility panel discussion at tonight’s Vivid event, I thought its worthwhile evaluating the real world impact of driverless cars. There’s many touted benefits, often imagined as automatic outcomes, but in reality, such a dramatic change doesn’t happen without a lot of people working really hard...
  • Ford Mondeo picks up SYNC3 and new ‘Metalicious’ styling

    Ford’s Mondeo has always been pitched as a utilitarian vehicle, a four-door to get the job, but didn’t excite. That’s all set to change with Ford designers doing a great job of transforming the 2017 Mondeo into something that draws your attention. As with many new Ford Vehicles, the...
  • Review: 2017 Ford Escape Titanium, packed with technology, handles like a sedan

    The 2017 Ford’s Escape is the company’s latest answer to the city SUV. With the Territory and Kuga making way for the Escape and Everest, Ford’s latest SUV offering is now more evolved, more mature and more reliant on technology as a key selling point than ever before. If...
  • Ford’s murdered-out Ranger FX4 looks the business on or off-road

    One of Ford Australia’s greatest legacies will be their success in designing the Ranger. The Australian teams led the design and engineering of Ranger and its popularity with 36,934 Rangers sold in Australia in 2016, a 26% year-on-year increase Ford have a big success in the ranger (don’t forget...
  • Ford’s all-digital instrument cluster starts with the GT

    With a brand new supercar, that looks great and performs great, you need an experience for the driver that is adaptable to the task and driving conditions at hand. Ford are innovating on the instrument cluster with the new Ford GT, featuring five unique drive modes, from Normal, Wet, Sport,...
  • Ford will have high-volume, fully autonomous vehicles by 2021

    Ford have put a stake in the ground and calling 2021 out as the year they’ll ship not just their first, but high-volume production of fully-autonomous vehicles. To get people excited, they’re bringing their latest generation Fusion Hybrid (should be fully electric already) autonomous development vehicle to CES and...
  • Race Ken Block’s Focus RS RX in the snow in new Horizon 3 DLC

    Forza Horizon 3 was the racing game of the year and its about to get even better. Overnight Forza Motorsport announced an upcoming expansion to the title that will for introduce snow, ice, extreme elevations and blizzards to the game for the first time. Arriving on December 19th, just under 3...
  • You’re a rubbish driver and its costing you hundreds per year

    Every year, Aussie drivers spend thousands of dollars at the petrol station. Many of us look over fuel economy numbers at the time of a vehicle purchase, but quickly forget about having any influence on how much fuel we use. By applying some attention to how you drive, you can...