General Motors has announced that the US manufacturer and its self-driving car unit Cruise have sued Ford for calling its automated driving technology BlueCruise. Ford launched BlueCruise, which allows motorists to drive hands-free, in April. GM, which aquired the start-up Cruise in 2016, argues in a lawsuit filed in the district court in Northern California…
16 Nov 2018
As 2018 business year winds up, Coscharis Motors has lined up offers for two of its major brands.
17 Aug 2018
Bloomberg and Ford Foundation have given grants to ten non-governmental organisations across Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa This was as part of its media initiative to strengthen community media and citizen journalism, Director, Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa, Erana Stennett said beneficiaries will seize the opportunities to affect their communities. The director said the grant would…
13 Apr 2018
Following closer collaboration with customers, Ford has unveiled the all-new Focus wagon to provide the most confidence-inspiring, intuitive, and rewarding driver and occupant experience of any mid-size family. The car, which was launched recently in Europe, introduces a new human-centric design philosophy that fuses emotional exterior styling with class-leading aerodynamics; and delivers an interior offering,…
9 Mar 2018
As more car buyers are demanding fuel-efficient vehicles, the design changes suggested by aerodynamicists are being prioritized, an aerodynamicist at Ford, Rob Carstairs has said. Carstairs said many Ford vehicles now have a slight flick in the tail lamps to stop the air flow from wrapping round the vehicle and causing added drag, an ingenious…
16 Jan 2018
Fans of the Mustang series were in for a surprise at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show at Bullitt as Ford surprised those in attendance with a video confirming that the Mustang GT500 is on its way. This car will reawaken the long-standing rivalry between Ford and their contemporaries Dodge as the Dodge Challenger can be fitted…
1 Sep 2017
Ford said it will bring back the Escape hybrid as a plug-in, and roll out hybrid versions of its full-size sport utility vehicles (SUVs), as it makes a bigger push into electrification.
25 Aug 2017
Ford’s sole dealer in Nigeria, Coscharis Motors, is offering a 10 per cent discount on select genuine Ford parts, as part of measures to deliver quality aftersales service.
3 Mar 2017
South Africa’s National Consumer Commission (NCC) has launched a probe into the local unit of U.S. automaker Ford over the recall of 4,500 Kuga SUVs after dozens of reports of the vehicles catching fire spontaneously.
17 Feb 2017
Ford has unveiled a 10-inch digital instrument display that features text and race-inspired graphics intended to help reduce driver distraction
17 Jan 2017
US motor giant Ford on Monday recalled 4,500 1.6-litre Kuga cars in South Africa after nearly 40 incidents in which vehicles were reported to have burst into flames.