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Based on the popular Ford EcoSport Trend, the EcoSport Active bolsters Ford’s highly successful EcoSport range Distinctive and unique styling enhancements emphasize its sporty character, with black finishes contrasting with four attractive paint colours and striking 17-inch gloss black alloy wheels Versatile and spacious cabin gains more upmarket edge, with model specific partial leather seats Impressive list of safety features,...

Posted 23 Jun 2022

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Numerous leading South African fleet businesses depend on vehicles that are safe, durable, and comfortable – and Ford delivers on each front Netcare 911, Supercare and South African Farmers Development Association expand their fleet of Ranger, Everest and Transit vehicles Treating customers like family and delivering must-have products and services is central to Ford, with customer confidence reinforced by Ford’s...

Posted 23 Jun 2022

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The new-generation Ford Ranger bakkie and its SUV counterpart, the Everest, made their first public appearance in SA this week. Both vehicles are on show at the Nampo agricultural show near Bothaville in the Free State, which runs from May 16-20. They will go on sale in the fourth quarter of the year at prices still to be announced. The...

Posted 26 May 2022

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Ford Ranger has been awarded CAR Magazine’s Top 12 Best Buys award for the 11th consecutive year in the popular double cab pickup sector Ranger remains one of the pioneers and segment leaders with innovative technologies, safety, comfort, efficiency and ‘Built Ford Tough’ capability Fuel-efficient 2.0 Single Turbo Ranger FX4 4x4 with 10-speed automatic transmission is CAR’s pick of the...

Posted 26 May 2022

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Pioneering solar energy project, implemented in partnership with SolarAfrica, now supplying 13.5MW of electricity to the Ford Silverton Assembly Plant Solar PV carports installed providing parking bays for almost 3 610 vehicles, made up of 30 226 solar panels, 120 inverters and eight transformers that generate 35 percent of the Silverton plant’s electricity requirements First phase of Ford SA’s Project...

Posted 26 May 2022

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The drought in Nelson Mandela Bay in its eighth year with record low rainfall, resulting in a dire water situation, particularly for the most vulnerable communities – critical issues raised during the annual World Water Day on 22 March, and World Water Week Through a grant from Ford South Africa, Gift of the Givers Foundation installed boreholes at three schools...

Posted 26 Apr 2022

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An extensive powertrain range promises to deliver a choice for every need. The New 4WD system and selectable drive modes allow more confidence for the novice PRETORIA, South Africa, 22 March 2022 – The Ford Ranger has built a reputation around the world for being a tough and capable pickup, with more and more customers trusting it to deliver years...

Posted 26 Apr 2022

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Customers get complete Ranger Service price transparency ahead of their vehicle servicing Comparing online quotes is easy, can be done across all authorised Ford dealerships Ford genuine parts, or Motorcraft alternative, can be specified where applicable PRETORIA, South Africa, 17 March 2022 – Ford South Africa’s Customer Service Division has launched a Ranger Online Service Price Calculator, designed to generate...

Posted 26 Apr 2022

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Built tough and capable on the outside, next-gen Everest’s sanctuary-like interior provides occupants with a comfortable, safe, high-tech and inviting cabin designed for daily duties and long road trips. Depending on the market, Everest offers a choice of durable powertrains that includes a new 3.0-litre turbodiesel V6, its proven 2.0-litre turbodiesel engines and, from 2023, the 2.3-litre EcoBoost petrol engine...

Posted 16 Mar 2022

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PRETORIA, South Africa, February 7, 2022 – Ford knows customers want a pickup with a smart, functional interior with a high-level of well-integrated technology. And next-gen Ranger is the smartest Ranger yet, with an enhanced user experience that means owners can transition seamlessly from home or work to their vehicle. From the new-generation SYNC®i 4A infotainment system to large-format screens...

Posted 14 Feb 2022

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Non-profit organisations in Pretoria and Gqeberha received much-needed funding to support their crucial community work More than R1.6-million disbursed to 26 projects by the Ford Motor Company Fund, beneficiaries nominated by Ford employees – thus living up to the Ford value of caring for each other From education and skills development programmes to feeding schemes, the grants provided an important...

Posted 17 Jan 2022

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PRETORIA, South Africa, 16 December 2021 – Engineered for any adventure and designed for comfort, the next-gen Everest builds on its award-winning capability to provide the performance and versatility customers told us they needed to take on life and #SeekYourExperience. As the next-gen Everest enters the final testing phase of Ford’s global testing program, it’s been dressed to hide in...

Posted 17 Jan 2022

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The robotic braai, or barbeque, represents South Africa’s heritage with a modern high-tech twist The programmed robot was salvaged from decommissioned tooling used in the Ford Silverton Assembly Plant, and can cook 120 pieces of meat in just 12 minutes Discarded pallet for the base and metal trolleys were converted into braai grills PRETORIA, South Africa, 14 December 2021 –...

Posted 17 Jan 2022

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Ford Transit covers more than 6000 kilometers to deliver Santa Shoeboxes to hundreds of beneficiaries around South Africa Each shoebox is filled with essential items and treats for underprivileged children Visit www.santashoebox.org.za to see how easy it is to start a pledge PRETORIA, South Africa, 10 December 2021 – Thousands of children across South Africa will again feel the magic...

Posted 17 Jan 2022

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792 000 Duratorq TDCi engines produced since 2011, contributing to total engine production at Ford’s Struandale Engine Plant exceeding 3.81-million units since opening in 1964 Duratorq TDCi component machining for cylinder head, block and crankshaft passes 6.86-million units, or almost 2.3-million component sets – of which 4.2-million components (1.4-million sets) have been exported Production of 2.0L Single Turbo and 2.0L...

Posted 17 Jan 2022

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Major investment in Struandale Engine Plant introduces third engine program – the new 3.0L V6 turbodiesel engine that will be used in the next-generation Ranger in 2022 Plant will have installed capacity for machining 42 000 cylinder heads and assembling 21 000 3.0L V6 diesel engines per year Upgrades to existing assembly line for 2.0L Single Turbo and 2.0L Bi-Turbo...

Posted 17 Jan 2022