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Archive for August 2012

According to statistical data exported from the internet edition Best Selling Cars Blog, best-selling model for the first six months of 2012 is the Toyota Corolla.

For this period, the Japanese have managed to sell 586,381 copies of the compact sedan. Rating is based on the sales of new vehicles in 80 countries worldwide.

U.S. carmaker Ford plans to double its production capacity in China to 1.2 million vehicles by 2015, which will be the largest expansion of the company for 50 years.

It has built a plant in the sixth Asian country. Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the assembly plant, which is worth $ 600 million and is located in the southwestern city of Chongqing.

Ford Logo 2012
From Ford praised rather that their intelligent platform for automotive applications AppLink is now available in one million vehicles worldwide.

We recall that AppLink is a platform that aims to facilitate the development of applications for cars from independent developers. It has its own API (Application Programming Interface - an interface for application programming), which allows developers to connect their applications to the mobile system Ford SYNC.

Ford Mondeo with a European record of economy

2012 Ford Mondeo
2012 Ford Mondeo
Car Ford Mondeo, driven by the 1.6-liter turbo engine with 115 hp set a new European record in fuel economy. The car with two Norwegians on board - and Knut Henrik Vultil Borkgreving - is gone for 46 hours 2536.4 km. Helsinki to Oslo, and has spent 70.92 liters of fuel at an average speed of 55.14 km / h

The average cost at the end of the range was only 2.796 l/100 km. time. The record-breaking Ford Mondeo was equipped with green technology package ECOnetic, which includes start / stop systems, kinetic energy recuperation during braking and indicators on the instrument panel indicating the optimum moment to change gear.

About the new Ford Ranger firsthand

2012 Ford Ranger
2012 Ford Ranger
Who would have thought that the Ford Ranger will undergo a transformation so drastic? The old model is not anything else - neither solid suspension, no loud engine, no cramped cabin ... New features look impressive in theory.

When at the end of September, a friend told me that he had received an invitation to test the new Ford Ranger in South Africa (where the model is produced for the European market), I envied him. I called immediately in Moto-Phoe to see if the accident had not received an invitation for representatives from other countries. "The first test is intended solely for journalists of the biggest markets pickups" was discouraging answer.

Version Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Cobra has 850 hp

2013 Ford Mustang Shelby
2013 Ford Mustang Shelby
Ford Company has chosen an original way to commemorate the legendary car builder Carroll Shelby, who died in May this year. The exhibition Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, held over the weekend in Monterey, California (USA) has shown a special modification of the Ford Mustang - Shelby GT500 Cobra.

The body is prepared by a group calling themselves "friends of Carroll Shelby." In addition it also includes companies Ford Shelby American and Ford Racing.

Ford Fiesta in ADAC Rallye Deutschland

Ford Fiesta Rally Sport
Ford Fiesta Rally Sport
Columns of the World Championship in Rally Germany Adakta water recently homologated by M-Sport version of the Ford Fiesta 5-door (version R1, 1600cc). The car is the first of three outdoor race cars.

Other open car is a Toyota Yaris R1 (1300 "cc") whose homologation and performance have been recently.

Virtually toddlers Ford Fiesta in the full sense of the word, if given the homologation of the car because her real first appearance was during a race in the U.S. in mid 2011, where, however, it was not registered by the International Automobile Federation (FIA), because around the Atlantic is not required homologation form.

Ford Focus First in this class with electric towbar

Ford Focus Electric Towbar
Ford Focus Electric Towbar
Attaching a trailer, caravan or small framework for the Ford Focus wheels until recently meant to manually choose a fixed or detachable towing hitch. Now a new solution sales and exceed both eyes - just a few months after it was launched.

Appeared for the first time in the segment and user-friendly electric retractable towing the Ford Focus is automatically retracts away under the rear bumper of the Focus when not in use to keep the sporting appearance of the model and avoid problems with parking.