Year: 2019

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QuickPic | December 20, 2019 Ford Wildlife Foundation Provides Crucial Mobility to Conservation Organisations Five new environmental projects receive Ford Rangers on two-year loan to support their conservation, research and education initiatives Support renewed for eight existing and far-reaching Ford Wildlife Foundation projects which received new replacement vehicles 25 ‘Built Ford Tough’ Rangers assist project teams with effective implementation, research...

Posted 20 December 2019

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QuickPic | December 18, 2019 Ford Volunteers Change Lives during 2019 Global Caring Month Ford’s annual Global Caring Month saw 30 organisations supported by Ford employees and dealers 772 volunteers dedicated almost 10 500 hours to improving lives in South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe More than R1.8-million in grants disbursed by Ford Motor Company Fund PRETORIA, South Africa, 18...

Posted 18 December 2019

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QuickPic | December 17, 2019 Ford Helps Deliver Festive Cheer to Santa Shoebox Beneficiaries Ford once again provided mobility to the Santa Shoebox Project for 2019 in the form of two Transit Custom vans The Santa Shoebox Project provides essential items to thousands of children across South Africa and Namibia each year Since 2006, the project has delivered almost 860 000...

Posted 17 December 2019

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QuickPic | December 17, 2019 Perfect Stocking Filler for Students: Ford Figo offers outstanding value for money The Ford Figo is currently amongst the top 10 best-selling vehicles in South Africa A Figo is the perfect run-around, designed for zipping through congested city streets, and squeezing into tight parking spaces The trendy Figo Blu is the perfect stocking filler for...

Posted 17 December 2019

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QuickPic | December 17, 2019 Graham Boswell Retires after Remarkable 47-year Career at Ford SA Graham Boswell started at Ford South Africa in 1972 and retired 47 years later as the company’s longest-serving employee A family affair, as Boswell’s father worked at Ford for almost 30 years PRETORIA, South Africa, 12 December 2019 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA)...

Posted 17 December 2019

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QuickPic | December 05, 2019 Double Shot of Sustainability: Ford and McDonald’s Collaborate to Convert Coffee Bean Skin into Car Parts Collaboration builds on both companies’ commitments to environmental stewardship Ford and McDonald’s can provide an innovative new home to a significant portion of that material. The collaboration with Ford and McDonald’s is the latest example of the innovative approaches...

Posted 6 December 2019

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QuickPic | December 3, 2019 Ford Makes the Dream of Beach Access a Reality for the Disabled Ford Motor Company observes International Day of Persons with Disabilities Ford Fund grant of $10,000 awarded to WESSA Blue Flag Amphibious Wheelchair Project Ford supports provision of specially designed amphibious wheelchairs for disabled persons at selected Blue Flag beaches in South Africa Amphibious...

Posted 4 December 2019

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QuickPic | December 03, 2019 Family Road Trip Survival Guide for the Summer Holidays ‘Four Vagabonds’ – Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone, and John Burroughs – give birth to the Great American road trip 100 years ago Ford SA offers tips for motorists embarking on a road trip this festive season A little bit of planning and preparation goes...

Posted 3 December 2019

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QuickPic | November 28, 2019 Every Day is Black Friday for Ford Owners For Ford owners, every day is Black Friday, as they enjoy the immense value that a well-built vehicle adds to their everyday lives 106 years after the first mass-produced Model T rolled off the moving assembly line, Ford Motor Company continues to build affordable cars for the...

Posted 28 November 2019

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QuickPic | November 28, 2019 Ford Ranger Wins Coveted International Pick-up Award Ford Ranger has won the International Pick-up Award (IPUA) for 2020 Ford also clinches title for the 2020 International Van of the Year (IVOTY) with the Transit Custom 2.0-litre Bi-Turbo diesel powertrain and advanced driver assistance technologies tip the scales for Ranger PRETORIA, South Africa, 28 November 2019...

Posted 28 November 2019

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QuickPic | November 28, 2019 Bold New Styling for Ford’s Load-Hauling Transit Van and Chassis Cab Ford’s large-capacity Transit models receive fresh styling update Six-year/90 000km service plan introduced as standard on Transit Van and Transit Chassis Cab, enhancing overall value for money and reducing running costs for business owners Medium and extended long wheelbase versions available in Transit Van...

Posted 28 November 2019

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QuickPic | November 22, 2019 Roadkill Saves Lives Ford puts road safety of both humans and animals under the spotlight Wildlife-vehicle-collisions pose threat to South African tourism Ford Wildlife Foundation supports Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Wildlife and Transport Programme PRETORIA, South Africa, 19 November 2019 – We’ve all driven past the lifeless body of an animal in the middle of or on...

Posted 22 November 2019

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QuickPic | November 22, 2019 Ford Lives up to ‘Go Further’ Brand Promise, Taking Two Class Victories on Inaugural WesBank Fuel Economy Tour Ford Ranger 2.0 Single Turbo XLT Double Cab, with advanced 10-speed automatic, claims victory in highly competitive pickup segment with overall consumption of 6.81 l/100km Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost wins its class on 5.21 l/100km Runner-up position...

Posted 22 November 2019

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QuickPic | November 13, 2019 Journey of a Ranger: Plant to Port in 11 Hours The locally-built Ford Ranger is the top-selling pickup in Europe, and South Africa’s top-ranking light commercial vehicle export Ford South Africa exports locally-built Rangers to more than 100 left-hand drive and right-hand drive markets around the world Ford makes use of road, rail, and sea...

Posted 13 November 2019

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QuickPic | November 12, 2019 Ford Geared Up to Tackle Inaugural WesBank Fuel Economy Tour Ford SA has entered the latest Ranger XLT Double Cab, equipped with the new-generation 2.0 Single Turbo engine and advanced 10-speed automatic transmission Frugal Ford Kuga 1.5 TDCi competes in increasingly popular SUV category Event runs from 12 to 16 November 2019, and covers approximately...

Posted 12 November 2019

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QuickPic | November 05, 2019 Ford Motor Company Partners with Government to Launch Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone in Pretoria Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone (SEZ) officially launched by South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa As an automotive supplier industrial park, the SEZ will play a significant role in bolstering investment and job creation in the local economy First phase launched...

Posted 6 November 2019