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  • Ford recalls 8,50,000 cars over air bag problem September 27, 2014

    New York: Ford Motor announced that it was recalling 8,50,000 vehicles in North America due to a systems glitch that can stop air bags from deploying in a crash. Ford issued the recall following problems in the restraints control module, a key part of its safety system that takes information from...
  • Ford India launches refreshed Figo at Rs 3.87 lakh onwards September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Ford launched a refreshed version of its compact car Ford Figo priced up to Rs Rs 6.09 lakh (exshowroom Delhi) ahead of the upcoming festival season. The refreshed Ford Figo will be available at Rs 3.87 lakh to Rs 5.14 lakh for petrol variant and Rs 4.83 lakh to...
  • CCI imposes Rs 2,545 crore penalty on 14 car makers August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: In the first major order against auto players, the Competition Commission on Monday slapped a penalty of Rs 2,545 crore on 14 car makers, including Maruti Suzuki and Tata Motors, for violating trade norms in the spare parts and after services market. Honda Siel Cars India, Volkswagen India, Fiat...
  • Harrison Ford undergoes surgery after breaking leg on the sets of 'Star Wars' June 20, 2014

    Reuters: Actor Harrison Ford has undergone surgery on his broken left leg that was injured in an accident on the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII," the publicist for the 71yearold actor said in a statement on Thursday. Disney, the studio behind the new "Star Wars" films, had said last week...
  • Porsche top brand in new car quality survey, Fiat worst June 19, 2014

    Detroit: The race to fill vehicles with the latest technology is hurting quality. Buyers reported more problems in their new cars and trucks this year than last year, according to rankings released Wednesday by the consulting firm JD Power. It was the second straight increase since 2012, when the average...
  • Ford launches new Fiesta sedan in India at Rs 7.69 lakh onwards June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Ford India today launched the new version of its midsized sedan Fiesta, priced up to Rs 9.29 lakh (exshowroom Delhi). The 2014 Ford Fiesta will be available in three options Ambiente, Trend and Titanium all powered by 1.5 litre diesel engine, the company said in a...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's saga to get the musical treatment June 17, 2014

    Reuters: In case anyone's missed Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's scandalous confessions, expletiveladen videos and Jimmy Kimmel appearances over the past year, a new theatrical production is bringing his honor's story to the musical stage. "Rob Ford the Musical: Birth of a Ford Nation" held auditions in Toronto on Monday for a...
  • Post accident, Harrison Ford to miss eight weeks of 'Star Wars' June 17, 2014

    London: Harrison Ford, who broke his ankle while shooting for 'Star Wars', will reportedly miss eight weeks of the film's shoot. Ford, 71, is expected to be discharged from the hospital soon, but needs rest before resuming work, reported Mirror. "At the moment it looks like Harrison is going to be...
  • Ford to launch the 2014 Fiesta in June June 15, 2014

    The new Fiesta will be available only with the 1.5TDCi engine as of now. This engine makes 91PS of power and 204Nm of torque. It comes mated to a fivespeed manual transmission and claims to deliver 25.01kmpl. The new Fiesta gets an Aston Martin grille which gets oodles of chrome and...
  • Harrison Ford injured on the sets of 'Star Wars', rushed to hospital June 13, 2014

    New York: Harrison Ford was hospitalized after being injured on the set of 'Star Wars: Episode VII.' Disney said the 71yearold actor was being treated for an ankle injury that happened during filming Thursday. The 'Star Wars' sequel is being filmed at Pinewood Studios outside of London. The accident wasn't a stunt...
  • I didn't want to make 'The Godfather', but I needed the money, it was a job: Francis Ford Coppola June 9, 2014

    Los Angeles: It is considered the most famous gangster movie but director Francis Ford Coppola has revealed that he was initially reluctant to adapt Mario Puzo's 'Godfather'. Coppola shared some interesting anecdotes about his career as a writerdirectorproducer during the Producers Guild's Produced By Conference in Burbank. The director's many initial films...
  • Computex 2014: Ford shows off 'smart' Mustang; to come with voice controls, early warning collision systems June 3, 2014

    Taipei: US auto giant Ford showed off its new Mustang at Asia's biggest tech fair Tuesday, billing it as "the smartest Mustang to date", with voice controls and early warning collision systems. Due to go on sale in AsiaPacific in 2015, the slick sports car can connect to drivers' mobile apps...
  • Hottest Indian male designers who are India's answer to Tom Ford and Marc Jacobs May 29, 2014

    If Tom Ford and Marc Jacobs are considered to be the hottest designers with swoonworthy looks in the west, their Indian counterparts Suneet Varma and Raghavendra Rathore are no less than debonairs. They not just leave us in awe with their exquisite designs but also score the highest on the...
  • Ford India resumes bookings for EcoSport May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Ford India has resumed bookings for all variants of its popular compact sports utility vehicle EcoSport. The company had stopped taking bookings for the vehicle, which was launched in June, in the wake of heavy demand. "With 50,000 EcoSports delivered, we have significantly reduced the waiting period and...
  • Explained: Everything you should know about vehicle recalls May 1, 2014

    In just over three months this year, the global automotive industry is already getting uncomfortably close to surpassing the recall figures for all of 2013. On April 9, 2014 Toyota announced a global call back of nearly 70 lakh units, including about 50,000 Innovas in India and a few vehicles that...
  • Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher lead cast of new 'Star Wars' film April 30, 2014

    Reuters: Harrison Ford will lead returning and rising stars, including Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Andy Serkis and Oscar Isaac, for the anticipated new "Star Wars: Episode VII" film, Walt Disney Co and Lucasfilm said on Tuesday. Ford, Fisher and Hamill, who were rumored to be returning to director J.J. Abrams' reboot...
  • Ford launches new Endeavour in India at Rs 19.84 lakh onwards April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Ford India today launched the latest edition of its sports utility vehicle Endeavour priced between Rs 19.84 lakh and Rs 23.06 lakh (exshowroom Delhi). The 2014 Endeavour will be available in three variants 2.5 litre diesel engine with 4x2 manual transmission priced at...
  • Ford Mustang turns 50; company announces a limited edition to honour the pony car April 16, 2014

    New York: Ford is building a limited-edition Mustang GT to honour the pony car's 50th anniversary. The company will only build 1,964 special cars, honouring the year the Mustang first went on sale. The 50 Year Limited Edition will come in one of the two colors of Ford's logo - white...
  • Sixteen posters from 'The Expendables 3' released April 4, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'The Expendables 3' has unveiled a total of sixteen character posters to hype up its upcoming release on August 15. Led by Sylvester Stallone, the mercenary members, a mix of old and new faces, are all armed with their choice of weapons and ready for duty in their military...
  • Ford backs Pietersen anger to spur on Surrey March 25, 2014

    Kevin Pietersen's controversial England exit could yet prove a boon for Surrey, according to the county's new coach, who has known the star batsman since he was a schoolboy in South Africa. The 33-year-old may be England's leading all-time run-scorer across all international format but that didn't stop officials announcing his...
  • Ford Motor leader William Clay Ford dies at 88 March 10, 2014

    Detroit: William Clay Ford Sr., who helped steer Ford Motor Co. for more than five decades and owned the National Football League's Detroit Lions, has died at the age of 88. The company said in a statement Sunday that Ford died of pneumonia at his home. He was the last...
  • 2015 Ford Focus to be unveiled at Geneva Auto Show 2014 February 27, 2014

    Ford will unveil the new Focus at the Geneva Show to be held next month. The car is said to have an emotive exterior design, new interiors and better fuel economy figures than the outgoing model. The new Focus comes with the One Ford global design language. The front gets a...
  • Adam Driver to play villain in 'Star Wars: Episode VII' February 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Girls' star Adam Driver is in final negotiations to star as the villain in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'. The 30-year-old actor is reportedly in talks to play Darth Vader-style villain, reported Variety. The J J Abrams continuation of creator George Lucas' classic franchise is set to start filming...
  • Ford EcoSport with sunroof soon expected to be in showrooms February 9, 2014

    Ford has had a high success with the EcoSport SUV. Waiting periods for this compact crossover have reached nearly a year. So while it is time for Ford to rest on their laurels, the American car manufacturer is set to make the car even more appealing. At the Auto Expo 2014,...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Ford unveils new Fiesta, Figo Concept sedans February 5, 2014

    Greater Noida: Betting big on the Indian market, US auto major Ford Motor today unveiled its all new midsized sedan Fiesta and compact sedan Figo Concept. "As we prepare to launch 23 models globally in 2014 the most in more than a century we see huge potential in India,...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Compact sedan segment in India heats up; Tata, Ford, Hyundai unveil new cars February 5, 2014

    Auto Expo 2014: Click here for the latest updates New Delhi: The fastgrowing compact sedan segment in India's automobile industry is set for heavy competition. Tata Motors introduced its compact sedan Zest, along with its Bolt hatchback, ahead of the Auto Expo to be held from February 5 to 11. Ford made...