Category: Ford

Spied – Ford Fiesta near ARAI, Pune

IndianAutosBlog reader Prateek Joshi spotted the new Ford Fiesta sedan near ARAI Pune. According to him, the car was brought to complete homologation with badges covered in duct tape. Though the image reveals nothing about the car or its features, it indicates the launch isn’t far away. What we know is Ford is gearing up for the Fiesta …

Spied – Ford Fiesta Classic

Anything-on-wheels.com has spied the Fiesta Classic, a stripped down version of Fiesta which will be soon launched in the Indian auto industry in order to fill the gap left behind by Ford Ikon. The car was spied bear Bangalore. Though there is only a single spy image and that too from the rear, it is difficult to see …

Ford India Confirms New 2011 Fiesta Sedan Launch

Ford Motors India announced on Tuesday that it will launch a new version of the Fiesta Sedan 2011 in the Indian market this year. Announcing the new Fiesta’s eagerly awaited arrival, Michael Boneham, president and managing director, Ford India said, “We are delighted the new Fiesta is coming to India. It will provide Indian customers a premium sedan that reflects their personality …

Ferrari settles with Ford, changes name of race car to F150th Italia

As reported yesterday, Ford sued Ferrari for trademark infringement and cybersquatting for using its registered F-150 trademark on the 2011 Ferrari Formula One race car called the F-150. Ford wanted Ferrari to stop using F150 on any products in the United States and was seeking $100,000 in damages under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act. Ferrari quickly settled with FoMoCo and …

Ford to Phase Out Ikon Soon

In a shocking disclosure, Ford India did not sell any Ikon’s in January this year. Under the marketing fundamentals for a product, there are four phases in its life. The first is the introduction or the launching, second is the growth phase, with third counted as a maturity phase and the final being decline. Every product goes through …

Comparo – Ford Figo VS Chevrolet Beat

It’s going to be the battle of the petrol’s between the recently launched cars – the Chevrolet Beat and the Ford Figo. Wondering why not the VW Polo? yea, the Polo is a premium hatch and when comparing the prices, the VW Polo isn’t in the league itself. These cars have a difference of about a lakh of …

Talking Vehicles by Ford

Ford has certainly been publish about its recent pursuit of implementing new, safer technologies in its vehicles, and the trend continues. The company will be the first to build prototypes for demonstrations across of the US of ‘intelligent vehicles’, or vehicle-to vehicle communications. “Ford believes intelligent vehicles that talk to each other through advanced Wi-Fi are the next …

Ford Figo

Ford unveiled its new small car “Figo” in September, 2009 in New Delhi with Alan Roger Mulally, Ford’s president and chief executive, making a lightening visit to the country for the unveiling. And now Figo has been launched and will compete with the likes of Maruti Ritz, Hyundai i20, Honda Jazz & Skoda Fabia. The Ford Figo, a new …

Ford Endeavour true SUV

Endeavour is the only true SUV available in the market; the SUVs are not meant for city or highway driving but truly make its sense in off-road. But the concept of crossover has diluted Hyundai Tucson and Honda CR-V. It was introduced in India in 2003. It is sold as the Ford Everest in Asia and was built …

Ford India’s short span magic

Ford India has recently said that within a short span of just seven months, more than 50,000 consumers have chosen to own the substantial package offered by its small car Figo making it only the second car in India to cross the 50,000 sales mark this fast. With its entry into hatchback segment with Figo in March 2010, …