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Ford has donated R2.5-million to Gift of the Givers to address the ongoing water crisis, with the Nelson Mandela Bay metro’s combined dam levels currently at 10.5 percent Funding will cover the cost of drilling and installing boreholes at three schools in Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) Project also supports the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber’s Adopt-a-School initiative – Gift of the...

Posted 20 Jul 2021

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Track-focused limited-edition Mustang Mach 1 introduces enhanced powertrain and aerodynamic features for the most agile and responsive Mustang driving experience yet V8 power boosted to 338kW for 0-100 km/h in 4.4 seconds. TREMEC six-speed manual and 10-speed auto transmissions feature limited-slip differential. Downforce increased 22 percent Sophisticated technologies for track driving fun include MagneRide® adaptive suspension, selectable Drive Modes including...

Posted 20 Jul 2021

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Hundreds of Cape cormorant chicks were abandoned by their parents on Robben Island and Jutten Island More than 2030 Cape comorants have been successfully rescued This is the second largest seabird rescue to have taken place in the Western Cape PRETORIA, South Africa, 15 June 2021 – Ford South Africa’s close involvement with the Ford Wildlife Foundation continues to prove that...

Posted 20 Jul 2021

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Ford South Africa is reminding customers of the benefits that genuine parts have on their vehicles. Customer experience and customer satisfaction is a key focus for Ford South Africa. Regular servicing and repairs may have been neglected during COVID-19 lockdown and limited travel. PRETORIA, South Africa, 2 June 2021 – Tyres, Batteries and Brakes are among the most common wear and...

Posted 23 Jun 2021

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Non-profit organisation ChildSafe has launched the Global Road Safety Week, a United Nations initiative that runs from 17 to 23 May 2021. The ChildSafe Pedestrian Safety Programme is supported by the Ford Motor Company Fund to create safer environments for child pedestrians, change driving behaviours and create community awareness. Ford is committed to improving road safety through various programmes, including...

Posted 31 May 2021

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Ford South Africa donated two Transit panel vans to Unjani Clinics NPC, a South African non-profit healthcare organisation. Ford Motor Company Fund provided a R1.2-million grant for the conversion of the vans into mobile clinics, and to run the project for the next year to provide primary healthcare to an estimated 2 750 people in rural communities. Ranger 2.2 TDCi...

Posted 31 May 2021

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Ford South Africa celebrates 55th anniversary of first supercharged Shelby Mustang The extremely rare Mustang was capable of 0-100km/h in under six seconds and a top speed over 240km/h Ford Mustang is the world’s best-selling sports car and holds 90 percent segment share in South Africa PRETORIA, South Africa, 15 April 2021 – Supercharged Mustangs weren’t always a regular sight on...

Posted 31 May 2021

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Raptor-style grille adds personalisation and presence without compromising capability Power roller shutter brings added convenience to Ranger Faraday pouch anti-scan wallet provides a cost-effective and convenient solution for preventing keyless car theft PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 13 April 2021 – Responding to ongoing customer and market trends, Ford South Africa is launching new accessories and feature upgrades that will be made available...

Posted 11 May 2021

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The Ford Wildlife Foundation is extending its support to the Endangered Wildlife Trust by providing its People in Conservation (PIC) Programme with a locally-built Ford Ranger Initiative implements critically important projects to address environmental challenges and contribute to the well-being of people living in its areas of operation Ford Ranger Double Cab 4x4 provided for two years, helping project team...

Posted 11 May 2021

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PRETORIA, South Africa, 11 March 2021 – Ford South Africa has bolstered its position in the expanding and highly competitive sport utility vehicle (SUV) market with the introduction of the new Everest Sport. Based on the popular Everest XLT, the new Sport derivative includes a host of feature enhancements, both to the exterior and the cabin. The Everest is Ford’s premium...

Posted 2 Apr 2021

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The standard 5.0 V8 Mustang GT is equipped with a high-performance supercharger kit to produce 560kW Output can be raised to 578kW, which makes it the most powerful Stage 3 Roush Mustang yet The 2021 Roush Mustang comes with a certificate of authenticity PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 23 March 2021 – The arrival of the new 2021 Roush Mustang commemorates the 25th...

Posted 23 Mar 2021

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Ford partners with SVI Engineering to offer armoured protection for the Ford Ranger The Ford Ranger is the only vehicle in its category to be offered with OEM-approved armoured protection Armoured Rangers can be ordered directly from Ford dealers PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 28 January 2021 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa together with SVI Engineering are excited to announce...

Posted 15 Mar 2021

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Stylish new Ranger FX4 offers a distinctive exterior design with sporty black mesh grille, black mirrors and door handles, black 18-inch alloy wheels, extended-leg tubular sports bar and practical drop-in bedliner with 12-volt power socket Premium cabin features soft-touch leather-trimmed dashboard, along with leather for the steering wheel, gear lever and seats – all finished with striking red stitching. FX4...

Posted 23 Feb 2021

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2021 will be pivotal for the long-term potential of the South African automotive industry. Consumers should always do their research before signing on the dotted line. The Ranger was recognised as the best-selling bakkie in the used car segment, according to AutoTrader. Extensive Ford model line-up and quality used car selection through Ford Approved. PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 20 January 2021...

Posted 28 Jan 2021

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After a series of helpful fuel price decreases, the new year has brought with it a reverse of fortune for motorists. While any fuel price increase is unwanted, January’s increase will be felt even harder as the country experiences more restrictive levels of lockdown. Not only do fuel price hikes affect travelling costs, but they also have a significant impact...

Posted 28 Jan 2021

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Ford Wildlife Foundation contributed R66 000 to the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) team’s Rhino Peak Challenge fundraising campaign. Three teams of 12 participants each ascended the 3 000m high Rhino Peak in the Southern Drakensberg in extreme weather to raise funds for projects related to rhino, vulture and crane conservation. This year the 36 Rhino Peak Challenge ambassadors raised a...

Posted 28 Jan 2021