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    First new Ford Ranger production models emerge from Silverton Assembly Plant


    Result of over R3-billion investment and extensive upgrades at Ford’s local operations


    New Ranger and first-ever Ranger Raptor destined for markets in Africa, Europe and Middle East

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 11 February 2019 – Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has officially...

    Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has officially commenced production of the new Ford Ranger, bringing a raft of product upgrades and refinements to one of South Africa’s best-selling vehicles and export models.

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    25 Ford volunteer projects conducted in Sub-Saharan Africa during 2018 Global Caring Month
    US$132 000 (over R1.8-million) committed to projects in SSA by Ford Motor Company Fund – the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company
    Ford employees and dealers supported projects in South Africa, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Mozambique and Uganda

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 28 January 2019 –...

    Ford employees and dealers across Sub-Saharan Africa put the spotlight on community service and upliftment during 2018 by volunteering their time and efforts to support a wide range of projects as part of Ford’s annual Global Caring Month.

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    Driving Skills for Life benefitted more than 1 600 drivers across the Middle East and Africa, making it the most successful year to date for Ford’s globally renowned programme


    DSFL training held in South Africa and seven additional markets in Sub-Saharan Africa this year


    Programme focuses on hazard recognition, vehicle handling, speed management and space...

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 14 December 2018 – Ford Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) has wrapped up 2018 having enjoyed its most successful year yet with over 1 600 motorists having benefitted from the programme across the Middle East and Africa region, including South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

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    Ford Transit Custom sets a new standard for the one-ton van segment with bold new design
    Updated cabin provides ideal mobile office with class-leading stowage, improved comfort and ergonomics
    Proven performance, efficiency and reliability of 2.2-litre Duratorq TDCi engines
    Total of 5 models, long and short wheelbase configurations, three trim levels

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    Transit Custom - 11 Dec 18

    Ford’s new Transit Custom, the top-selling one-ton commercial van in Europe, is now available in South Africa, delivering a bold new design, interior enhancements and improved productivity for business.

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    Ford reveals new Tourneo Custom people mover with bold exterior styling and updated, high-quality interior
    Spacious and luxurious cabin features rear seating for six occupants
    Tourneo Custom comprehensively re-engineered to provide superior refinement and quality
    Tourneo features powerful yet economical 2.2-litre Duratorq TDCi engine and six-speed manual...

    Tourneo Custom - 10 Dec 18

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has introduced its versatile new Tourneo Custom, which delivers first class travel in extensively revised and more premium interior.

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    Upmarket, high-tech execution for new Ford Figo Titanium
    Enhanced safety with fitment of dual side and curtain airbags, and Ford MyKey
    SYNC®3 with 6.5-inch colour touchscreen and rear view camera

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 7 December 2018 – The recently launched Ford Figo range has been bolstered with the addition of a series-topping Titanium hatchback model that introduces...

    Figo Titanium - 7 Dec 18

    The recently launched Ford Figo range has been bolstered with the addition of a series-topping Titanium hatchback model that introduces an appreciably high level of comfort, convenience and safety equipment to the bustling compact car segment.

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    26 new vehicles handed over to 22 charity organisations in Gauteng, Eastern Cape, Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga


    Donation represents the biggest vehicle donation by Ford in South Africa


    Expands Ford’s extensive community outreach programmes in South Africa

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 03 December 2018 – Ford is spreading the cheer this Festive Season with...

    Ford is spreading the cheer this Festive Season with a donation of 26 brand new vehicles to 22 selected charity organisations in South Africa, worth a combined retail value of over R12-million.

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    Outstanding value, space and comfort in new entry-level addition to EcoSport line-up
    Introduction of impressive new-generation 1.5-litre Ti-VCT three-cylinder petrol engine
    Uncompromising safety features including six airbags, Electronic Stability Control, rear parking sensors

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 26 November 2018 – The Ford EcoSport enjoys prominence on the sales...

    Now, Ford is making the EcoSport available to a wider range of price-conscious buyers with the introduction of a new entry-level petrol-powered model in the form of the 1.5 Ti-VCT Ambiente.

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    New four-cylinder turbodiesel engines will power the Ford Ranger Raptor and selected Ranger and Everest models due for launch in 2019


    Highest-ever installed capacity for Struandale Engine Plant of up to 250 000 engines per year, in conjunction with expanded Duratorq TDCi engine programme


    Sophisticated assembly line for new engine including eight fully automated...

    The Ford Struandale Engine Plant commenced production of the new-generation diesel engines that are set to power the new Ford Ranger Raptor and selected Ranger and Everest models that will be launched in the first half of 2019.

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    Bold styling and sporty driving dynamics from exciting new range-topping ST-Line models
    Exclusive ST-Line design elements, interior trim and revised suspension set-up
    Economical 1.5-litre TDCi turbodiesel engine introduced, available in Ambiente and Trend derivatives

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 19 November 2018 – Ford Motor Company is bolstering its presence in the popular...

    The Ford Performance-inspired new Kuga ST-Line offers customers greater choice of styling and specification as part of the comprehensive Kuga line-up.

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    Ford NWM Wins 2018 Class T Championship at Season Finale

    Title glory for Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable on Gold 400 in Gauteng


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer end third in Class T for 2018


    Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea cross the finish line in seventh place


    Ford earns Manufacturer’s Award for the third time this year


    Qualifying: 49km, Loop 1:...

    Gold 400 Review - 4 Nov 18

    The Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) team of Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable claimed Class T championship glory today at the Gold 400, the action-packed finale of the 2018 South African Cross Country Series (SACCS).

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    Ford Investment in South Africa Reaches R11-billion over Past Decade

    Major investments by Ford Motor Company in SA total R11-billion since 2009


    Investments and upgrades to Ford’s South African operations have enabled highest-ever installed capacity of 168 000 vehicles per year for a global platform


    Provision made for further growth and creation of additional job...

    Ford Motor Company has invested R11-billion in its South African operations over the past decade, culminating in its highest-ever installed production capacity for the Ford Ranger pick-up and the Everest seven-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV).

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    New 2019 Ford GT Carbon Series Attacks Tracks, and the Drive Home

    The new 2019 Ford GT Carbon Series is the lightest in the company’s GT lineup, saving approximately 18 kg with lightweight innovations such as carbon fibre wheels and a polycarbonate engine cover


    Bare carbon fibre dual exposed stripes, A-pillars and lower body panels communicate the car’s extra nimbleness...

    The Ford GT Carbon Series will be shredding tracks soon as the lightest of the road-going Ford supercars – and unlike its sibling racer, will want to be driven home after time sheets are collected.

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    Ford NWM Aiming for Glory at Season-Ending Gold 400

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable set their sights on Class T championship title


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer also in contention after winning in Harrismith


    Brazil’s Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea return to SA for the season finale


    Gold 400 takes place on 2 and 3 November in Glenharvie on Gauteng’s...

    For the third year in a row, the Class T Production Vehicle Championship will go down to the wire at the season finale in Gauteng, and the Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) crew of Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable are leading the fight for the prized title.

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    Ford Wildlife Foundation Supports the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Threatened Amphibian Programme with New Ford Ranger

    Ford Wildlife Foundation hands over a new Ford Ranger to the Endangered Wildlife Trust to support its Threatened Amphibian Programme’s Pickersgill’s Reed Frog Recovery Project.


    The project focuses on the conservation of Pickergill’s Reed Frog, an...

    The Ford Wildlife Foundation (FWF) handed over a new Ford Ranger to the Endangered Wildlife Trust to support its Threatened Amphibian Programme’s Pickergill’s Reed Frog Recovery Project, which focuses on conservation of the Pickergill’s Reed Frog.

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    Ford GT Production Extended to Satisfy Exceptional Demand

    Ford to produce approximately 1,350 Ford GT supercars as demand outstrips supply six-to-one


    Ford GT application window to re-open for one month in selected markets from Nov. 8


    New Ford GT Heritage Edition model celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1968 and 1969 Le Mans-winning Ford GT40 with...

    Ford Motor Company today announced that production of the ultra-high-performance Ford GT supercar will be extended by approximately two years, to meet overwhelming customer demand.

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    New Mustang Bullitt confirmed for South African introduction

    New 2019 Mustang Bullitt will be available in South Africa in 2019, in limited numbers


    Limited-edition Mustang Bullitt features a unique performance-tuned 5.0-liter V8 engine packing 480 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque and reaching a top speed of 163 mph


    New Mustang Bullitt salutes 1968 movie car...

    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic movie “Bullitt”, and as effortlessly cool as the original Mustang in the movie, the new Mustang Bullitt has been confirmed for local introduction next year, in limited numbers.

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    Duduzile Nxele Appointed as Ford Corporate Communications Manager for South Africa and SSA
    PRETORIA, South Africa, 15 October, 2018 – Ford Motor Company today announced that Duduzile Nxele has been appointed as the Corporate Communications Manager for South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, effective 1 October 2018.
    Although she is new to the full-time position in the South...

    Duduzile Nxele - 15 Oct 18

    Ford Motor Company today announced that Duduzile Nxele has been appointed as the Corporate Communications Manager for South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, effective 1 October 2018.

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    Doreen Mashinini Appointed as Ford’s General Manager, Marketing for South Africa and SSA
    PRETORIA, South Africa, 11 October, 2018 – Ford Motor Company today announced the appointment of Doreen Mashinini as General Manager, Marketing for South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, effective 1 October 2018.
    Mashinini takes over the position from Tracey Delate, who is now General...

    Ford Motor Company today announced the appointment of Doreen Mashinini as General Manager, Marketing for South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, effective 1 October 2018.

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    First Ford Ranger Raptor Trial Units Produced in South Africa

    Assembly of first Ford Ranger Raptor trial units, as build-up continues towards full-scale production


    Culmination of R3-billion investment and extensive upgrades to Silverton Assembly Plant


    Additional R160-million invested in readiness for production expansion in 2019


    Ranger Raptor set for launch in...

    The dream of producing the highly anticipated Ford Ranger Raptor has taken a big step closer to becoming a production reality with the first batch of trial units emerging from Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria.

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    Third Win of the Season for Ford NWM in Harrismith

    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer secure second consecutive victory on Harrismith 400, move up to third in Class T


    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable finish fourth and extend championship lead


    Ford wins Manufacturers Award with three Rangers in top four places


    Qualifying: 39km, Loop 1: 177km, Loop 2: 177km,...

    The Free State proved a happy hunting ground for the Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) team for the second year in a row as Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer scored their second consecutive Harrismith 400 Class T victory this weekend.

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    Title Chase Intensifies for Ford NWM in Harrismith

    Class T championship leaders Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable aiming for maximum points with two races remaining


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer return to Harrismith where they scored first victory


    Harrismith 400 takes place on 14 and 15 September

    PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa, 6 September 2018 – All eyes...

    Harrismith Preview - 6 Sep 18

    All eyes will be on the fiercely contested Class T Production Vehicle Championship when the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) returns to Harrismith for the penultimate race of the 2018 season on 14 and 15 September.

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    Three NWM Ford Rangers in Top Five at Atlas Copco 400

    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer claim second place in Class T


    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable end fourth and retain championship lead


    Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea finish a solid fifth


    Qualifying: 40km, Loop 1: 172km, Loop 2: 172km, Total: 384km

    Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa, 4 August 2018 – The...

    The Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) team grabbed a crucial haul of points at the Atlas Copco 400 this weekend for the fourth round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS).

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    Ford Wins Third ‘Best Exporter OEM’ Award from Exporters Eastern Cape

    Ford’s Struandale Engine Plant a three-time winner of ‘Best Exporter OEM’ category: 2013, 2015 and 2018


    Continued growth and expansion as part of R3-billion investment programme


    Launch of all-new Bi-Turbo engine for Ford Ranger Raptor plus additional markets for Duratorq TDCi engine will set new...

    Ford Motor Company’s Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth has once again been recognised as one of the Eastern Cape’s top exporters after winning the ‘Best Exporter OEM’ Award for the third time.

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    New Bad-Ass Ford Ranger Raptor is Coming to Europe – Ultimate Performance Pick-up Breaks Cover at Gamescom

    New Ranger Raptor – the toughest, highest performing version of Europe’s best-selling pick-up – debuts in Europe at Gamescom trade fair ahead of 2019 sales launch


    Developed by Ford Performance, the awe-inspiring Ranger Raptor supports thrill-seeking outdoor...

    Ford today confirmed that the new Ranger Raptor – the toughest and most high-performing version ever of Europe’s best-selling pick-up – is storming into Europe, as the bold new model debuted at the Gamescom trade fair, in Cologne, Germany.

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    Ford Ranger Production Hits the 500 000 Milestone in South Africa

    Half-millionth Ford Ranger produced at Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria


    Ranger remains top-selling vehicle in popular Double Cab segment in South Africa

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 14 August 2018 – Ford Motor Company’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has reached a significant milestone with the...

    Ford Motor Company’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has reached a significant milestone with the assembly of the 500 000th current generation Ford Ranger.

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    Ford Celebrates Production of 10 Millionth Mustang

    Ford Mustang, a cultural icon inspiring optimism and independence around the world, celebrates the production of its 10 millionth car at Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan


    Ford Mustang is the best-selling sports car of the last 50 years, is featured in more movies and has more Facebook followers than any other car in...

    Ford is celebrating the production of its 10 millionth Mustang – America’s best-selling sports car of the last 50 years and the world’s best-selling sports car three years straight.

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    Ford Appoints New Director of Marketing, Sales & Service for South Africa and SSA
    PRETORIA, South Africa,  9 July, 2018 - Ford Motor Company announced that Conrad Groenewald, 43, has been appointed the Director of Marketing, Sales & Service for South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), effective 1 July.
    Groenewald takes over the position from Neale Hill, who moved...

    Ford Motor Company announced that Conrad Groenewald, 43, has been appointed the Director of Marketing, Sales & Service for South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), effective 1 July.

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    Football Icon Jomo Sono Announced as Ford Brand Ambassador

    Jomo Sono, one of SA’s most respected soccer legends, signs up as Ford Brand Ambassador


    Extends Ford’s partnership with Orlando Pirates Football Club as official vehicle sponsor


    Sono continues his search for local soccer talent in SA-built Ford Everest 3.2 Limited 4x4 Auto

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 26 July...

    Ford South Africa has expanded its association with top-tier soccer in South Africa by announcing that legendary player, coach and club owner, Jomo Sono, has been signed up as a Ford Brand Ambassador.

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    Battle Resumes for Ford NWM in Bronkhorstspruit

    After three wins this season, Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable continue to lead Class T Championship


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer set sights on third place in standings


    Brazilians Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea aim for another podium finish

    PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa, 25 July 2018 – The Ford Neil...

    The Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) team enters the second half of the 2018 SA Cross Country Series (SACCS) leading the Class T championship, and their main objective at the upcoming Atlas Copco 400, on 3 and 4 August, will be to extend their advantage.

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    Bringing Off-Road Experience to a New Level, Ford Ranger Raptor is Ready for the ‘Outback Attack’
    DARWIN, Australia, July 24, 2018 – Unveiled to the world for the first time earlier this year, the highly anticipated Ford Ranger Raptor is set to arrive in markets across Asia Pacific. With Ford Performance DNA at its core, this high-speed desert racer pushes the limits in...

    Unveiled to the world for the first time earlier this year, the highly anticipated Ford Ranger Raptor is set to arrive in markets across Asia Pacific.

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    Ford Honours Madiba’s Centenary by Donating Food Parcels to Destitute Families

    Ford donated R100 000 to Future Families in Pretoria, assists 100 impoverished families with food parcels in Mamelodi


    R100 000 donated to Al Fidaa Foundation, 100 food parcels distributed to Blue Village residents and feeding scheme in Nelson Mandela Bay


    Tribute to legacy of Nelson...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa joined the worldwide Mandela Day initiatives to celebrate Madiba’s centenary earlier this week by donating R100 000 worth of food parcels to 100 impoverished families in Pretoria, with a further R100 000 donation used to feed 100 destitute families in Nelson Mandela Bay.

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    Long-lost ‘68 “Bullitt” Movie Mustang, New Ford Mustang BULLITT Head Ford Line-up at Goodwood Festival of Speed

    Iconic “Bullitt” movie Mustang as driven by Steve McQueen in the Warner Bros. classic to make debut outside U.S. at 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed alongside all-new Ford Mustang BULLITT special edition


    Champion drifter Vaughn Gittins Jr. will pay tribute to...

    Long-lost ‘68 “Bullitt” Movie Mustang, New Ford Mustang BULLITT Head Ford Line-up at Goodwood Festival of Speed

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    New Ford EcoSport SUV Enhances Quality, Technology and Capability to Deliver More Confidence and Comfort

    New Ford EcoSport offers rugged, stylish new exterior that builds on Ford’s SUV heritage
    Refined, ergonomic interior features floating central touchscreens up to 8-inches
    Powerful, fuel-efficient and award-winning 1.0 EcoBoost engine, new six-speed automatic...

    EcoSport - 27 Jun 18

    New Ford EcoSport SUV Enhances Quality, Technology and Capability to Deliver More Confidence and Comfort

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    Ford Names New Managing Director for South Africa and SSA
    PRETORIA, South Africa, 26 June, 2018 - Ford Motor Company today announced that Neale Hill, 50, will take on the role of Managing Director of South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa, effective 1 July.     
    Dr. Casper Kruger, a seasoned automotive professional with over 20 years’ experience in the market, has decided to...

    Neale Hill - 26 Jun 18

    Ford Motor Company today announced that Neale Hill, 50, will take on the role of Managing Director of South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa, effective 1 July.

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    Delight and Disappointment for Ford NWM in the Desert

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable score emphatic win in Race 1, mechanical issues result in Race 2 retirement


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer secure vital championship points with second-place finish in first race, fifth in Race 2


    Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea earn 5th and 3rd place finishes , 3rd overall...

    The annual Botswana Desert Race is the longest event on the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) calendar, and this year’s running lived up to its well established reputation as also being the toughest by delivering a mix of delight and disappointment for the Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) team.

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    New Ford Figo Gains Sophisticated, Upmarket Appeal

    Fresh styling updates give new Ford Figo more modern, refined appearance
    Interior revised with focus on improved quality, comfort and standard features
    New 1.5-litre three-cylinder engine, launch of new six-speed automatic on Trend Hatch
    Segment-defining four-year/60 000km Service Plan included in purchase...

    Figo - 18 Jun 18

    Ford Motor Company is lifting its game in the compact car segment with an extensively updated Ford Figo that gains a more sophisticated, upmarket appearance and improved specification levels that make it a stronger contender than ever.

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    Ford NWM Aiming for Hat-Trick of Wins in the Desert

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable lead Class T after winning first two rounds of the championship


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer look to transform impressive qualifying pace into strong points haul in Botswana


    Brazilian crew of Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea back in the third NWM Ford...

    The Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) team heads to Botswana next weekend with the aim of claiming its third consecutive victory in the 2018 South African Cross Country Series (SACCS).

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    Ford Extends Housing Support with Third Phase of Blue Village Project in Uitenhage

    14 wooden houses handed over to young families, the elderly and those living with disabilities in Langa, Uitenhage, 16 more to follow


    Continuation of Blue Village project launched in 2014, extended in 2015 with converted shipping containers in Vastrap informal settlement


    Community...

    Informal shack dwellers in Langa, Uitenhage, have been given respite from the upcoming winter weather with the hand-over of 14 wooden houses that local residents will use as transit homes until they receive formal housing from the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.

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    Ford Resource and Engagement Centre Empowers Early Childhood Development Graduates

    Inaugural graduation ceremony held for 38 students who completed the Early Childhood Development (ECD) training at Ford’s Resource and Engagement Centre (FREC) in Pretoria


    Centre provides skills development and training for community members from Mamelodi, helping them to get jobs or...

    The pioneering Ford Resource and Engagement Centre (FREC) in Pretoria, South Africa, celebrated the graduation of 38 Early Childhood Development (ECD) students today, as part of its investment in community building across the African continent

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    Booth Schoch Future Success Fund established at Ford Resource and Engagement Centre

    New Fund to assist selected FREC graduates to establish in-home businesses or After School Care Centres
    Fund honours community initiatives established in South Africa by Lewis Booth and Dave Schoch
    $10,000 grant to be awarded each year for the next 10 years

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 6 June...

    Ford Motor Company Fund is expanding its community empowerment and upliftment programs in South Africa with the establishment of the Booth Schoch Future Success Fund at the Ford Resource and Engagement Centre (FREC) located in Pretoria, South Africa.

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    Ford Names New Leaders for Middle East & Africa, and Global Product Marketing

    As part of the company’s transformation of its marketing organisation, Ford Middle East and Africa President Jacques Brent assumes new global role as Ford director, Product Marketing


    Mark Ovenden, current president Marketing, Sales and Service, Asia Pacific is appointed president, Ford...

    Ford Motor Company recently announced key global leadership changes.

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    Refreshed Ford Ranger Arrives in 2019 – With More Performance, Efficiency, Features and Capability

    Updated Ranger scheduled for 2019 launch following R3-billion investment in Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant and Struandale Engine Plant
    New-generation powertrain with 10-speed automatic and all-new Bi-Turbo engine on selected models; improved suspension for enhanced dynamics,...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa will be launching an even more capable Ford Ranger when production commences for the refreshed new model scheduled for launch in 2019.

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    All-New Ford Fiesta – Raising the Stakes in Compact Car Segment

    Contemporary new design that is more fluid and elegant – but distinctly Fiesta
    Revolutionary new interior with unprecedented quality of materials, craftsmanship and cutting-edge technologies
    Fun-to-drive character enhanced with new suspension, improved safety
    SYNC®3 connectivity supported by floating...

    Fiesta - 14 May 18

    The all-new Ford Fiesta is set to raise the stakes in the compact car segment by building on the proud heritage of the very successful outgoing model, while lifting the benchmark significantly in terms of quality, refinement, technology and safety.

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    Second win on the trot for Ford NWM on Battlefields 400

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable extend Class T championship lead with second consecutive victory


    Brazilians Cristian Baumgart and Beco Andreotti take third place on punishing Battlefields 400 route


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer lead qualifying for second time this season, finish fifth


    Qualifying:...

    The Battlefields 400, round two of the 2018 South African Cross Country Series, proved a happy hunting ground for the Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport team this weekend, as Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable scored their second Class T win in a row

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    Ford NWM Cross Country Battle Resumes in Dundee

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable head to Battlefields 400 in championship lead, and winner of this event in 2017


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer aiming for strong finish after retiring at last event


    Brazilian crew of Cristian Baumgart and Beco Andreotti take over third NWM Ford Ranger for the Dundee...

    The battle for the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) title resumes in Dundee, KwaZulu-Natal, on 4 and 5 May, and the Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) team will be aiming for a second consecutive win for the 2018 season, and at this event.

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    Ford Mustang Is World’s Best-Selling Sports Coupe for Third Straight Year

    Ford sold 125,809 Mustang coupes and convertibles in 146 countries last year


    Mustang has enjoyed 10 percent sales growth with women buyers over the last five years


    Mustang was the top-selling sports coupe worldwide in 2017 with more than one-third of its sales going to export markets,...

    Global demand for the new 2018 Ford Mustang has driven Mustang to its third straight year as the best-selling sports coupe in the world.

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    Domestic and Export Sales of Ford Ranger Back on Track
    Best Sales of 2018 for Everest, Kuga and Tourneo Custom
    “The sales results for March 2018 represented somewhat of a mixed bag for the industry. There was a strong pre-emptive buying trend ahead of the VAT increase and the hike in emissions taxes and import duties that came into effect on 1 April. This put a positive twist...

    Domestic and Export Sales of Ford Ranger Back on Track

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    Ford Expands Engine Assembly Operations at Struandale Engine Plant

    Installation of all-new high-tech assembly line for New Diesel Engine range


    Current Duratorq TDCi engine assembly line adds 22 new rear and front-wheel drive derivatives and three new markets in Europe


    Part of R3-billion investment in production expansion in South Africa announced in November...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is expanding its operations at the Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth as part of a wide-ranging investment in its two South African plants, announced late last year.

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    Ford NWM victorious at season-opening Mpumalanga 400

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable claim Class T victory in wet and muddy Dullstroom


    Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea finish third on first outing for full SA season


    Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer retire after picking up suspension damage


    Ford earns Manufacturer’s Award


    Qualifying: 48km, Loop 1:...

    The Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) team got its challenge for the 2018 South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) off to a winning start today by claiming victory on the season-opening Mpumalanga 400 race held in Dullstroom.

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    Ford and Neil Woolridge Motorsport Eager to Commence Challenge for 2018 SA Cross Country Series

    Two NWM Ford Rangers will power the race-winning Woolridge brothers in highly-competitive Class T championship


    Brazilian crew of Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea enters the fray in NWM-built and run X Rally Team Ford Ranger


    Six-round championship starts off at...

    As one of the leading contenders in the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS), the Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) team is champing at the bit to get the dust flying for the 2018 season

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    Ford Passenger Car Sales Surge in February 2018
    Market Share Climbs to 12.2%
    “The February 2018 sales figures prove that the new vehicle market remains under pressure. With the government announcing a broad spectrum of tax increases, including VAT set to climb to 15% from April, we expect this to impact new vehicle sales for the remainder of the year. Ford had a great month...

    “The February 2018 sales figures prove that the new vehicle market remains under pressure. With the government announcing a broad spectrum of tax increases, including VAT set to climb to 15% from April, we expect this to impact new vehicle sales for the remainder of the year. Ford had a great month in terms of passenger car sales, with all our models gaining ground over January. Significant upgrades at the Silverton Assembly Plant have resulted in a slow ramp up of Ranger production this year,...

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    World Wildlife Day: Creating Hope from Hurt

    South Africa loses almost three rhinos a day to poaching
    Wild rhinos in South Africa could be extinct in 12 years
    Ford Wildlife Foundation supports Saving the Survivors conservation efforts

    PRETORIA, South Africa, 3 March 2018 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) commemorates World Wildlife Day on 3 March 2018...

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) commemorates World Wildlife Day on 3 March 2018 through its continued support of Saving the Survivors, a conservation project that provides specialised veterinary treatment to both endangered wildlife and non-endangered species

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