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Ford announces recalls for Ford Ikon and Figo over fire risk

Ford announces recalls for Ford Ikon and Figo over fire risk

Ford has announced recall for 15,600 Ford Ikon and Figo cars in South African market due to fire risk. The vehicles sold in South Africa were manufactured at Ford facility in India between year 2004 and 2012. Ford said that the company will offer free replacement for vehicles impacted in the current recall.

The company said that due to a risk of leakage of power steering fluid, there is a chance of fumes being emitted from the engine compartment. This can lead to further damage and fire in extreme cases, the official statement informed.

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Ford to start testing self-driving cars in Europe in 2017

Ford to start testing self-driving cars in Europe in 2017

In a Tuesday announcement, bigwig Detroit-based automaker Ford Motors has revealed that it will start testing its self-driving cars on European roads in 2017.

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Ford patents drop-down projection screens which cover car windshields

Ford patents drop-down projection screens which cover car windshields

The U.S. Patent Office has recently published a Ford patent for an 'Autonomous Vehicle Entertainment System.'

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Nissan, Ford recall cars

Nissan, Ford recall cars

Japanese automobile manufacturer Nissan Motor Co., headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan, said it will recall nearly 768,000 vehicles worldwide in two different actions for fixing a fire risk and hood that could open during driving.

According to Nissan and its filing on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website, the company will call back 552,135 Rogue sport utility vehicles worldwide as a mixture of snow or water and salt may seep through the carpet on the driver side floor and cause an electrical short.

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Ford training dealers and their sales staff to sell high-tech 2015 Mustang

Ford training dealers and their sales staff to sell high-tech 2015 Mustang

At the media launch of the 2015 Mustang model last week, automaker Ford unveiled its most sophisticated Mustang ever, equipped with the 'EcoBoost engine' as well as high-tech features.

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Ford announces recalls of 1.4 million vehicles

Ford announces recalls of 1.4 million vehicles

In a Thursday announcement, which apparently stems from the safety scandal at General Motors (GM), US automaker Ford has revealed that it is recalling a total of 1.4 million vehicles because of defective steering and corrosion issues.

The vehicles being recalled by Ford include approximately 1.1 million sport utility vehicles (SUVs) sold by the company in North America. The recall-affected SUVs are Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner SUVs from model years 2008 through 2011.

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William Clay Ford passes away at 88

William Clay Ford passes away at 88

Detroit Lions owner and Ford Motor Company Director Emeritus William Clay Ford has died. He was suffering from pneumonia and died in sleep at his home.

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Alan Mulally will stay with Ford; Microsoft Will Shortly Announce CEO

Alan Mulally will stay with Ford; Microsoft Will Shortly Announce CEO

Earlier, Alan Mulally, CEO of Ford, was seen as contender for post of CEO, Microsoft as Steve Ballmer, current CEO of the software giant, is planning to leave his post. But as per new report, Alan announced on Tuesday that he will not leave the Dearborn, Michigan, automaker before the end of this year.

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Ford Registered Better Vehicles Sales in China in 2013

Ford Registered Better Vehicles Sales in China in 2013

It has been reported that Ford Motor Co. and its local partners registered increased sales in China by about 50% in 2013. This increase in a sale is an indication that the company has surpassed Japanese giants Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co. to start inroads into the world's largest auto market.

Ford had been left behind byJapan's big car makers for past more than 10 years. But, conflict between China and Japan on territorial front and release of new and revamped vehicles in 2013 has helped Ford a lot.

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Ford’s Latest Expansion in South Africa

Ford’s Latest Expansion in South Africa

As stated by the Ford Motor Co. (F) on Monday, as part of their $500 million export investment program, they have expanded its engine production capacity at one of their plants near Pretoria in South Africa.

This plant is known as the Struandale plant and now is capable of producing 75,000 engines and 220,000 engine component kits every year.

At the same time, the Silverton Assembly Plant has also expanded its Ford Ranger pick-up truck production; now they are capable of producing 110,000 vehicles each year and all these are set to be exported to 148 markets.

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