(PRWEB UK) 14 September 2015

The Ford boss was once conversing on the firm’s “Go additional” experience in Amsterdam, which was once attended with the aid of lots of dealers and journalists and streamed on-line to a global target market.

Mulally explained how the implementation of the “One Ford” programme can be accelerated, with more “world” as opposed to Europe-explicit Fords being sold to business users in Ford dealerships in future.

The share is predicted to extend from 43 per cent to 71 per cent of sales over five years as the corporate floods its showrooms with dozens of recent fashions. As Ford’s European boss Stephen Odell put it, Ford was once shifting from being “a eu model to a global brand in Europe”.

New know-how for everyone one among Ford’s giant subject matters is the democratisation of technology and this featured prominently at Amsterdam too.

Mulally’s top workforce highlighted improvements similar to:

    the new turbocharged three-cylinder 1.zero-litre EcoBoost petrol engine in the Ford Mondeo (see our information story Cracking EcoBoost engine for next Mondeo)

    the introduction of SYNC voice popularity technology within the European market and

    MyKey – a device that allows folks to limit a car’s efficiency when it is being utilized by inexperienced teenage drivers.

up to date Fiesta On the car aspect, there used to be an up to date model of the Fiesta, which will get the 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine Ford reckons that swap will produce a 20% growth in gasoline consumption over a standard petrol engine. There may also be two non-turbocharged versions of the same common engine with energy outputs of 60 and 85PS. additionally at Amsterdam was once the brand new 182PS Fiesta ST. Ford says that one’s excellent for 0 to 62mph in 6.9 seconds.

All-new Mondeo displayed

The all-new Mondeo was additionally on show in hatch, saloon and estate forms. innovations embody inflatable rear seat-belts and again the adoption of the 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine, which must put the Mondeo into the sub-130g/km class. There will even be a Mondeo hybrid.

watch out! The Mustang is coming

For small business house owners who need to power something somewhat totally different, a bit extra particular person, then here is some superb business automotive news: Ford tested that the Mustang would become a full member of its European line-up.

Compact SUV to go on sale Ford can even very much elevate its exposure to the SUV sector, the only part of the market that is actually rising in Europe. in addition to a new Kuga, Ford will offer the smaller EcoSport in Europe inside eighteen months.

The EcoSport has been bought in South the us considering the fact that 2003 however the latest adaptation has been developed under “One Ford” to be offered all over the world. once more, the 1.zero-litre EcoBoost engine will likely be offered.

despite the fact that Ford thinks its smaller SUVs will deliver most future boom, it will also import the better aspect to Europe, where the company is aiming for SUV gross sales of one million in the subsequent six years. New Transit and Transit connect

Ford will also unveiled a complete renewal of its business car vary. The Transit, traditionally a ecu version, is going world, and also changing into a variety of trucks moderately than a single variation line. the principle Transit adaptation gets larger to duvet the 2 tonne market. it’s joined by means of the somewhat smaller Transit customized – aimed at small trade trades – and a new Transit connect (see our BusinessVans website online Ford unveils new-generation Transits).

at last, Ford teased a a lot smaller van, the Courier, at Amsterdam. New Tourneo massive MPV

the brand new CV line-up will also present the bottom for a variety of individuals-carrying Tourneo fashions, anticipated to be some distance more polished than previous automotive-based totally MPVs. At Amsterdam, the Tourneo version of the Transit connect particularly drew quite a few attention and promises to be a strong competitor for automotive-based totally trucks from Volkswagen, Renault and Citroen.

For small businesses and trade car managers, the ‘One Ford’ plan looks like it is going to bring great advantages on the subject of wider choice – and, for company automotive drivers – decrease company automotive tax because of new engine tech.