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10 Fun Facts About How Ford Ranger is Built Ranger is now sold in more than 180 markets The Ford Ranger is manufactured in five production hubs around the world There are more than 2,700 parts in each Ford Ranger PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 9 January 2024 – Designed and engineered by a global team headquartered in Australia, the Ranger is...

Posted 13 February 2024

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Progressive Design Matched with Smart Technologies and Family-Friendly Features: Meet the All-New Ford Territory All-new Territory is a five-seater SUV with an ideal balance of space, comfort, technology, and style in this fast-growing segment Three models will be available when Territory goes on sale in Q2 2024: Ambiente, Trend and top-spec Titanium Territory is powered by a 1.8-litre EcoBoost petrol...

Posted 13 February 2024

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Ford adds the Vibrant and Dynamic Puma to its Passenger Vehicle Line-up Puma’s local launch builds on the great success of the model in Europe. The Puma’s availability will capitalize on the rapid growth of the SUV segment, and compact crossovers in particular. Evocative styling matched to exceptional practicality and advanced technologies. Puma is available in two specifications: sporty Titanium...

Posted 18 January 2024

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10 Fun Facts About How Ford Ranger is Built Ranger is now sold in more than 180 markets The Ford Ranger is manufactured in five production hubs around the world There are more than 2,700 parts in each Ford Ranger PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 9 January 2024 – Designed and engineered by a global team headquartered in Australia, the Ranger is...

Posted 18 January 2024

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Attention Adventure Seekers: Ford Everest’s Towing Tech Makes Hitching and Hauling Your Gear Easier Than Ever Everest’s hitch view button provides a bird’s-eye view of the tow ball and receiver for pinpoint accuracy The trailer connection checklist provides a handy step-by-step reference for towing novices and seasoned pros Trailer Sway Control will warn the driver to slow down and, if...

Posted 16 November 2023

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Ford Wildlife Foundation Continues Support for SANCCOB Ford Wildlife Foundation provides locally built Ford Ranger Double Cab 4x4s to SANCCOB centres in Gqeberha and Cape Town, and supports a further 27 conservation, environmental education and research projects across Southern Africa SANCCOB rescues and rehabilitates sick, injured and oiled seabirds including the endangered African penguin, and threatened species such as the...

Posted 16 November 2023

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NWM Ford Castrol Team Aiming to Build on Desert Race Victory at Parys Double-Header Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer (#277) lead the SARRC T1+ Production Vehicle championship in EcoBoost V6-powered T1+ NWM Ford Ranger after Desert Race victory Lance Woolridge and Kenny Gilbert (#234) aiming to build on the momentum after finishing second overall in Botswana Privateer team of Wors...

Posted 15 August 2023

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M-Sport and Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) are pleased to confirm that the Ford Ranger T1+ has completed a comprehensive test and development phase resulting in a major update enhancing chassis performance, cooling, and reliability. Since last quarter of 2022, M-Sport and NWM have taken the Ford Ranger T1+ on a testing tour of Europe, Africa, and the Middle East to...

Posted 18 July 2023

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Extensive aerodynamics testing, inspired by techniques used in the Ford Mustang, was conducted to manage airflow around the wheels and wheel arches The Ford Ranger Raptor combines a rugged design with aerodynamic features to improve performance and efficiency. The design optimizations resulted in a 3% reduction in overall drag force, enhancing road holding, reducing wind noise, and improving fuel efficiency...

Posted 18 July 2023

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NWM Ford Castrol Team led all three days of the SA Rally Raid Championship’s Botswana Desert Race, ousting reigning SARRC, Dakar Rally and W2RC champions Toyota Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer (#277) move into Production Vehicle championship lead in EcoBoost V6-powered T1+ NWM Ford Ranger after faultless drive to claim the win at tough 1 000km marathon race Lance Woolridge...

Posted 18 July 2023

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Women’s World Car of the Year Names Next-Gen Ford Ranger ‘Best 4x4 & Pick Up’ The Ford Ranger is crowned a winner by the automotive industry’s only all-female jury The jury comprises 63 female motoring journalists, including representation from South Africa Vehicles across six categories are scored based on comfort, safety, driving, technology, design, efficiency and environmental impact and value...

Posted 17 April 2023

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Ford Shares the Journeys of Six Employees Who #EmbraceEquity For International Women’s Day PRETORIA, South Africa March 8, 2023 – Today is International Women’s Day, and this year Ford’s International Markets Group (IMG) is celebrating the day by asking six employees to share their thoughts on what this year’s theme #EmbraceEquity means to them. Since its inception well over a century...

Posted 17 April 2023

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Two Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) Ford Castrol Team entries to compete in the premier T1+ category of the 2023 South African Rally-Raid Championship (SARRC) Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer start their 10th year competing together, spurred on by their overall win at the final round of the 2022 season Lance Woolridge joined by new co-driver Kenny Gilbert – a four-time...

Posted 17 April 2023

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Ford South Africa contributes R4-million to renovate and expand the Solomon Mahlangu Freedom School in Mamelodi, Pretoria, in partnership with Gift of the Givers Foundation Infrastructure developments made to the school accommodate more learners and provide an enhanced educational environment Education and community upliftment are key pillars in Ford’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 22 March 2023...

Posted 29 March 2023

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First-ever Super Cab in range-topping Wildtrak guise added to the range with 154kW 2.0L Bi-Turbo diesel engine, 10-speed automatic and 4x4, extensive luxury features and Ford’s latest driver assistance technologies Two high-spec XLT Super Cab models on offer – 4x2 automatic with the 125kW 2.0L Single Turbo engine, and a 4x4 with the 2.0L BiT engine and Ford’s advanced 10-speed...

Posted 29 March 2023

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Ford Motor Company donates R1.36-million to the READ Educational Trust to fund the second year of the Rally to Read programme  in Gqeberha This year for the first time the rally includes a digital literacy element within the READ programme Project supports the same eight schools in underprivileged areas in Nelson Mandela Bay over three years, benefitting around 4, 100...

Posted 29 March 2023