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Ford Offers Cheaper Servicing

Ford owners and those looking to buy affordable new cars will rejoice with the news that Ford cars will now have cheaper servicing. New Ford cars registered in 2006, such as the Ford Galaxy, the Ford Mondeo and the Ford Focus, will have a new schedule for the servicing of routine work.

Ford Offers Smartnav

Ford is offering its customers a new year bonus in the form of Smartnav available on its cheap new cars. The system will include a year's subscription and a free month of Safe Speed, together with a speed camera warning system. The deal comes as part of its Test Drive Week campaign, where buyers can check out the new technology for themselves.

Ford Announce New S-Max

Ford has announced the name of its new SAV concept vehicle  the S-Max. It will uniquely feature three seats on the front row and is built to offer maximum comfort and accommodation through the new Ford Flat System (FFS), which allows for a seven-seat configuration. It will also come in a range of engines, including a 2.7 V6 turbo diesel that is already being used by the Jaguar S-type.

Ford Joins Forces With Harrods

Ford has joined forces with Harrods to bring a New Year treat to shopaholics at the January sales. Students from the London Camberwell College of Arts will be painting miniature plaster models of the cheap new car, which will then be placed on a conveyor belt and placed on display.

Ford India Gets Fiesta

Ford India has received more than 2,000 orders for the new Fiesta model. Customers can choose between a diesel and petrol version of the popular model. So far the majority of orders received by Ford India have been for the diesel version. View Cheap New Ford Fiesta Deals The company has been buoyed by this early demand and has strong expectations for future sales of the mid-range vehicle.

Ford Focus Crash Tests

The Ford Focus has performed well in tests designed to see which headrests provide the best protection against whiplash. Headrests play a key role in supporting the head and can reduce the chances of suffering whiplash. The Ford Focus was among a number of cars awarded a "good" rating by Thatcham insurance research centre.

Fiesta and Fusion Hit The Streets

Revised cheap new Ford Fiesta and Fusion models will hit the streets next weekend. These will include satellite navigation, mp3 player capabilities, rain sensing windscreen wipers and Bluetooth technology. The cheap new cars will feature overhauled interiors intended to give the models a modern, contemporary feel.

Ford Focus Wins Auto Express Car Of The Year

The new Ford Focus has taken the coveted car of the year award at this year Auto Express' decision suggests that the new Ford Focus, with its more refined and comfortable drive is not going to relinquish that top spot at anytime soon. Ford are even hoping that new Focus sales will be given a further boost in 2005 with the sporty Focus ST model.

New Ford Focus ST 5 Door Coming

The new Ford Focus ST will be released in five-door form when it goes on sale later this year. Both the three and five-door options will be powered by a 217bhp, 2.5-litre engine, and although no official figures have been released the cars should get from 0-60mph in around six seconds.

New Ford SAV Concept Car

The next new Ford to go into production will be SAV Concept car, which debuted recently at the Geneva Motor Show. More details will be released closer to the car's January 2006 launch but early indications are that it will be built on the New Mondeo chassis and will feature the option of seven flat folding seats.