October 19, 2017

The comeback kid

At the beginning of 2017, the topic of conversation around braaivleis fires and water coolers was dominated by the Ford Kuga, unfortunately for the wrong reasons. […]
July 26, 2017

Ford commences with phase 2 of Kuga 1.6 Safety Recall

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has commenced with Phase 2 of the safety recall action for all affected Kuga 1.6 models, and is requesting […]
April 19, 2017

Exciting Limited Edition Fx4 Model added to Ford Ranger Line-up

Outstanding performance, a bold design, superb comfort and segment-defining technologies are the hallmarks of the Ford Ranger line-up. And now it boasts even greater trend-setting style […]
April 4, 2017

Ford tests 3D printing system

Ford has begun to test 3D printing of large scale car parts – the first automotive manufacturer to trial the system. The company has joined forces […]
March 30, 2017

Ford expands engine recall programme

Ford has issued a recall notice for about 360 000 vehicles it has sold in North America and Europe which it believes could represent fire risks. […]
March 2, 2017

Ford SA under pressure from NCC

National Consumer Commission institutes investigation into Ford Motor Company South Africa In the wake of the recent recall of 1,6-litre Ford Kugas, the National Consumer Commission […]
February 28, 2017

Fiesta ST gets three-cylinder engine

The third-generation performance model will also get cylinder deactivation to help save fuel… Ford has announced that its new Fiesta ST will be powered by a […]
February 22, 2017

Ford extends PremiumCare package on all Kuga models

In January, Ford South Africa announced a recall of 4 556 units of its 1,6-litre Kuga model, sold between December 2012 and February 2014. With the majority […]
February 10, 2017

Ford confident in Kuga repair

Ford South Africa have confirmed that they are aware of the incident involving a Kuga in Nelspruit on 9 February. Their first priority continues to be their customers, […]
February 3, 2017

Ford doing all they can to limit Kuga damage

Ford South Africa met with the National Consumer Commission (NCC) this week to update it on the progress made on the 1.6-litre engine Kugas affected by […]
January 17, 2017

Ford recalls fire plagued Kuga

Ford South Africa has announced a recall of 4 556 units of its 1,6-litre Kuga model, sold between December 2012 and February 2014. Affected cars require […]
January 13, 2017

Get set for WRC 2017

Exciting new chapter in WRC history promises much British success, predicts David Evans, Rallies Editor of Autosport Britain is firmly back at the top of the […]
December 15, 2016

Everest expands range

New models added as local production begins. Reuben van Niekerk reports The Everest is set to become a more compelling choice in South Africa’s highly contested […]
December 5, 2016

Ford introduces the gremlin test

Ford employees are tasked with secretly planting wrong and faulty parts onto the assembly line as part of a process to ensure all new vehicles built […]
October 31, 2016

Everest in local production

Ford has expanded its Everest range following introduction of a new local production initiative for the vehicle at its Silverton assembly plant, where it will be […]
October 21, 2016

Ford rises to water saving challenge

Ford is aiming to cut its use of the world’s most precious resource by using zero drinking water for vehicle manufacturing. By 2020, the company aims […]
September 28, 2016

Improving manufacturing efficiencies

Ford’s vehicle production system has helped to make the brand’s plants in Silverton and Struandale among the most efficient, according to Ockert Berry, vice-president for operations at […]
September 23, 2016

OEM turns to tequila

In an effort to reduce the weight of its vehicles, Ford is looking to the plant from which tequila is made to help it lower energy […]