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Exoskeleton technology helps factory workers avoid injuries

Exoskeleton technology helps factory workers avoid injuries
Putting dishes on a high shelf or changing an overhead lightbulb occasionally might not be difficult, but could you imagine performing either of these tasks 4,600 times per day? How about 1 million times a year? These are the approximate number of times some Ford assembly line workers lift their arms during overhead work tasks. At this rate, the possibility of fatigue or injury on the body increases significantly.
13th November 2017

The polite technology of glare-free high-beam headlights

The polite technology of glare-free high-beam headlights
Ford has developed a glare-free high beam technology that enables drivers to take full advantage of their headlights’ capability without affecting oncoming vehicles. The headlight technology features a camera mounted to the windscreen that senses the headlights and rear lights of other vehicles on the road, including cyclists, up to 800m away. The headlight system then angles the light away in order to avoid temporarily blinding other road users.
23rd March 2016

Driverless cars battle the elements

Driverless cars battle the elements
It’s the time of year many motorists dread. Despite the relatively mild temperatures for this time of year, the mercury is slowly starting to drop, meaning the mornings will soon be breaking to the sound of ritual windscreen scrapping to remove the ice from the car – and that’s before it gets on the road.
12th January 2016


Ford Wins South East Macro Employer Of The Year At National Apprenticeship Awards

Ford Wins South East Macro Employer Of The Year At National Apprenticeship Awards
Ford and its national dealer network have been announced as the South East regional winner for the Macro Employer of the Year category in the National Apprenticeship Awards 2013.
19th September 2013

New Ford Fiesta Debuts Mykey In Britain; Enables Parents Of Young Drivers To Set Top Speed And Limit Audio Volume

Britain’s best-selling new Ford Fiesta will be the first car in the UK to feature Ford’s MyKey technology, which enables parents to place restrictions on younger drivers to promote safer driving.
21st November 2012

Ford Named As Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer

Ford has been recognised in the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers list for the second year running.
20th November 2012

Ford Recognised At National Apprenticeship and Training Awards

Ford Recognised At National Apprenticeship and Training Awards
Ford has been named one of the South East’s best employers in the regional final of the National Apprenticeship Awards and National Training Awards 2012. Ford ex-apprentice Lauren Bradford was also ‘highly commended’ in the category ‘Apprentice Champion of the Year’.
1st October 2012

Ford Begins Real-World Testing Of Future Car-To-Car And Car-To-Infrastructure Communication Technologies

Ford Motor Company today begins real-world testing of future technologies as part of a research programme aimed at advancing car-to-car and car-to-infrastructure communication on European roads.
8th August 2012

Ford Developing New Technologies to Help Ease Traffic, Parking Stress and Address Future Mobility Challenges

Ford Motor Company is researching and developing intelligent, next-generation driving technologies designed to help address traffic jams and other future mobility challenges that come with rapid urbanization and population growth around the world.
2nd July 2012

Ingenious Design And Technology Help New Ford B-max Protect Occupants And Pedestrians

Ingenious Design And Technology Help New Ford B-max Protect Occupants And Pedestrians
All-new Ford B-MAX is engineered to deliver outstanding protection in all accident situations as well as providing best-in-class access to vehicle cabin.
23rd April 2012

Ford's First-Ever All-Electric Passenger Car Takes To The Road

Ford's First-Ever All-Electric Passenger Car Takes To The Road
The fuel-free Focus has a target range of 100 miles, can be charged in just three to four hours when connected to an appropriate charging facility and is powered by a 23kWh lithium-ion battery pack.
6th March 2012

UK-Developed High-Tech Ford 1.0-Litre Ecoboost Engine Launched By Mulally

Ford President and CEO Alan Mulally today launched production of Ford’s smallest petrol engine – a 1.0-litre, turbocharged, direct injection EcoBoost engine – developed by UK engineers. It will debut in Europe in early 2012 and ultimately be available worldwide.
15th November 2011

New Ford Tech Helps Parents To Prevent Young Drivers From Receiving Calls While Driving

Ford is helping parents to ensure their children drive more safely with a new technology that can block incoming phone calls and text messages while they are behind the wheel.
31st October 2011

See And Be Seen With Ford Headlamp Technology For A Safer Night-Time Driving

When the clocks go back this weekend, many commutes and school runs will be plunged into darkness, resulting in reduced visibility and increased risk of accidents.
31st October 2011

All-New Ford Ranger Raises The Bar On Safety

All-New Ford Ranger Raises The Bar On Safety
The all-new global Ford Ranger is setting new standards in safety with a comprehensive suite of class-leading features, such as the Electronic Stability Program (ESP) and side curtain airbags.
27th October 2011

Ford Develops Car-to-Car and Car-to-Infrastructure Communications Features For Safety Research Project

Ford Develops Car-to-Car and Car-to-Infrastructure Communications Features For Safety Research Project
Ford has demonstrated its latest advanced vehicle communication technologies at the simTD (Safe Intelligent Mobility – Testfield Germany) field operational test near Frankfurt, the first large-scale testing operation of car-to-car and car-to infrastructure communication on German roads.
12th October 2011

Ford Engineers Get Out Of This World Visions Of Ford Products In Their Quest For Quality

The surface of an alien planet or a drop of oil? A piece of abstract art or a close-up of a metal surface? As Dunton-based engineers develop new parts, thesehugely magnified images, produced by Ford’s Scanning Electron Microscope, can uncover the tiniest defects invisible to the naked human eye.
5th October 2011

Ford, Toyota to work together on new hybrid system for trucks, SUVs

Ford Motor Company and Toyota Motor Corporation – the world’s two leading manufacturers of hybrid vehicles – today announced they will equally collaborate on the development of an advanced new hybrid system for light truck and SUV customers.
30th August 2011

Transit Connect Electric Vans Enter Oxford To London Eco Rally

Transit Connect Electric Vans Enter Oxford To London Eco Rally
Two Transit Connect Electric vans have successfully completed a 75-mile route from Oxford to London in a convoy of electric, hybrid and low-emission vehicles, as part of the 2011 Bridgestone Eco Rally.
3rd August 2011

New Ford Mondeo Extends Eco And Performance Powertrains

The recently refreshed Ford Mondeo range is now offering powertrain enhancements to the UK market leader's flagship large car.
1st June 2011


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