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# ford - Friday 22 May, 2020

'I had one on before': Trump avoids wearing mask during tour of Ford factory despite company policy
# Cover Up
# Cover Up

'I had one on before': Trump avoids wearing mask during tour of Ford factory despite company policy

May 22nd 2020, 9:31 AM 56,893 Views 158 Comments

Company chairman Bill Ford said that he had encouraged Trump to wear a mask when he arrived at the factory.

# ford - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Ireland's electric vehicle future is facing a chicken-and-egg problem
# Resource And Energy
# Resource And Energy

Ireland's electric vehicle future is facing a chicken-and-egg problem

Aug 15th 2019, 3:20 PM 7,910 Views 38 Comments

Registrations of EVs have increased the last six months but charge points are playing catch up.

# ford - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Jaguar Land Rover announces plans to cut global workforce by 4,500
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Jaguar Land Rover announces plans to cut global workforce by 4,500

Jan 10th 2019, 1:31 PM 18,065 Views 31 Comments

Meanwhile, Ford has announced a number of job cuts, as it plans a restructuring of its European operations.

# ford - Friday 4 January, 2019

Close to a million Ford cars recalled to replace airbag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel
# Recall
# Recall

Close to a million Ford cars recalled to replace airbag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel

Jan 4th 2019, 7:41 PM 25,426 Views 13 Comments

The move includes over 782,000 vehicles in the US and is part of the largest series of recalls in US history.

# ford - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Australia gives Ford a record fine of €6.2 million for 'unconscionable' actions
# Gearbox Trouble
# Gearbox Trouble

Australia gives Ford a record fine of €6.2 million for 'unconscionable' actions

Apr 26th 2018, 12:02 PM 23,174 Views 32 Comments

The head of Ford in Australia said: “We let our customers down and for that we are sorry.”

# ford - Friday 10 March, 2017

Open thread: What's the best bit of car advice you've ever been given?

Open thread: What's the best bit of car advice you've ever been given?

Mar 10th 2017, 2:52 PM 14,745 Views 76 Comments

Share your wisdom.

# ford - Monday 20 February, 2017

Road in sh**e? This new gadget could mean you never hit another pothole
# Gadget Preview
# Gadget Preview

Road in sh**e? This new gadget could mean you never hit another pothole

Feb 20th 2017, 3:06 PM 1,108 Views 0 Comments

Ford aims to use crowdsourcing technology to give you advance warnings.

# ford - Friday 9 December, 2016

Man caught running international counterfeit Ford ring from his garage
# Antrim
# Antrim

Man caught running international counterfeit Ford ring from his garage

Dec 9th 2016, 5:45 PM 25,098 Views 35 Comments

Michael White imported fake Ford mud flaps and car mats from China and sold them online.

# ford - Sunday 24 January, 2016

15 of the most Wexford things that have ever happened
# The Model
From The Daily Edge
# The Model

15 of the most Wexford things that have ever happened

Jan 24th 2016, 8:15 PM 11,354 Views 3 Comments

Quare good.

# ford - Monday 11 January, 2016

This is how self-driving cars are learning to deal with bad conditions
# Safety First
# Safety First

This is how self-driving cars are learning to deal with bad conditions

Jan 11th 2016, 12:39 PM 13,187 Views 7 Comments

The likes of Google and Ford are teaching their autonomous cars to drive safely in snowy and wet conditions.

# ford - Monday 12 January, 2015

Sales of electric cars in Ireland were up 400% last year*
# On The Grid
# On The Grid

Sales of electric cars in Ireland were up 400% last year*

Jan 12th 2015, 2:45 PM 11,576 Views 43 Comments

*That put 222 of the new vehicles onto our roads.

# ford - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Ford recalls 100,000 vehicles in North America over safety concerns
# Recall
# Recall

Ford recalls 100,000 vehicles in North America over safety concerns

Jul 8th 2014, 10:24 PM 10,585 Views 12 Comments

Car maker says no injuries or accidents have been reported in connection with the defects.

# ford - Friday 9 May, 2014

What's Ireland's new favourite car?
# Vroom Vroom
# Vroom Vroom

What's Ireland's new favourite car?

May 9th 2014, 12:29 PM 40,317 Views 83 Comments

All change at the top of the new car sales tables…

# ford - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

This could be the best year for car sales since 2008
# Happy Car Dealers
# Happy Car Dealers

This could be the best year for car sales since 2008

Apr 1st 2014, 5:49 PM 10,318 Views 29 Comments

That’s according to figures out today which show almost 50,000 have been sold so far this year.

# ford - Friday 7 March, 2014

New car sales went up 23 per cent in February
# Vroom Vroom
# Vroom Vroom

New car sales went up 23 per cent in February

Mar 7th 2014, 3:49 PM 5,657 Views 33 Comments

That’s according to the latest figures from the CSO, which compare car sales in February this year with last year.

# ford - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Ford set to unveil solar-powered hybrid car
# Solar Power
# Solar Power

Ford set to unveil solar-powered hybrid car

Jan 2nd 2014, 2:10 PM 11,626 Views 30 Comments

The Ford C-Max concept car uses a special concentrator lens to direct strong sun rays onto its solar panels.

# ford - Monday 16 December, 2013

Ford reveals its first self-driving research car
# Experimental
# Experimental

Ford reveals its first self-driving research car

Dec 16th 2013, 5:02 PM 10,949 Views 25 Comments

The company will test out technology that will help prevent traffic congestion, correct driving errors and avoid collisions.

# ford - Friday 17 May, 2013

Column: How practising mindfulness can help your work life
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How practising mindfulness can help your work life

May 17th 2013, 7:00 PM 258 Views 32 Comments

Some of the world’s most successful companies are investing in mindfulness training for their employees to help them deal better with stress and workplace challenges, writes Joanne O’Malley

# ford - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Dow, S&P push to new record highs
# Markets
# Markets

Dow, S&P push to new record highs

Apr 3rd 2013, 8:35 AM 4,527 Views 20 Comments

The rise is returning the stock markets to levels not seen since before the global financial crisis.

# ford - Monday 25 March, 2013

Ford India apologises for ad image of women gagged in car
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Ford India apologises for ad image of women gagged in car

Mar 25th 2013, 1:30 PM 22,674 Views 62 Comments

The ads were uploaded to the Internet without the carmaker’s approval.

# ford - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Motoring industry reports 11.5pc drop in new cars sold in 2012
# Motoring
# Motoring

Motoring industry reports 11.5pc drop in new cars sold in 2012

Jan 3rd 2013, 8:12 AM 4,949 Views 41 Comments

The Society of the Irish Motoring Industry says 79,498 cars were sold in 2012 – down from almost 90,000 the year before.

# ford - Friday 23 November, 2012

7 things you didn't know were made in Ireland
# Made In Ireland
From The Daily Edge
# Made In Ireland

7 things you didn't know were made in Ireland

Nov 23rd 2012, 11:38 AM 71,703 Views 89 Comments

(Well, maybe you did know, but act surprised anyway)

# ford - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Ford's British van factory set to close: reports
# Motors
# Motors

Ford's British van factory set to close: reports

Oct 25th 2012, 11:46 AM 3,442 Views 5 Comments

Around 500 jobs potentially at stake should the Southampton factory close.

# ford - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

September car sales down 10pc on last year
# Car Sales
# Car Sales

September car sales down 10pc on last year

Oct 2nd 2012, 10:24 AM 3,149 Views 19 Comments

Figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry portray a struggling industry, with sales down in seven of nine months.

# ford - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

The most popular type of car licensed in Ireland last month? Volkswagen
# Vroom Vroom
# Vroom Vroom

The most popular type of car licensed in Ireland last month? Volkswagen

Aug 8th 2012, 1:04 PM 5,862 Views 36 Comments

The number of cars licensed in July dropped by more than 10 per cent compared to the same month last year.

# ford - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Six Nations: How Ireland rated against the Scots
# Out Of 10
From The42
# Out Of 10

Six Nations: How Ireland rated against the Scots

Mar 10th 2012, 7:32 PM 1,139 Views 0 Comments

It was another eventful evening at Lansdowne Road as Declan Kidney’s men took on the Scots. Here’s how we think they went.

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Six Nations From The42
Live Mar 10th 2012, 4:33 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Six Nations

Open thread: how do you think Ireland will do against Scotland today?
# Rocky Road
From The42
# Rocky Road

Open thread: how do you think Ireland will do against Scotland today?

Mar 10th 2012, 8:20 AM 976 Views 6 Comments

Rory Best will the skipper the side at the Aviva Stadium this evening. How are you feeling about it?

# ford - Friday 9 March, 2012

We have the best backs in the world, says Heaslip
# Six Nations
From The42
# Six Nations

We have the best backs in the world, says Heaslip

Mar 9th 2012, 7:22 AM 450 Views 0 Comments

We’ll come up with plans, says the Leinster man ahead of tomorrow’s clash at Lansdowne Road.

# ford - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Don't forget Paris: 5 key questions for Ireland ahead of this weekend's Scotland clash
# Six Nations
From The42
# Six Nations

Don't forget Paris: 5 key questions for Ireland ahead of this weekend's Scotland clash

Mar 8th 2012, 7:25 AM 558 Views 0 Comments

Let’s do this, Deccie.

# ford - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Caption time: when ROG met Mickey Harte...
# Code Breaker
From The42
# Code Breaker

Caption time: when ROG met Mickey Harte...

Mar 7th 2012, 8:45 AM 1,377 Views 6 Comments

What was said between the Munster out half Ronan O’Gara and the Red Hand boss?

# ford - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Car sales drop as scrappage deal ends
# Scrappage
# Scrappage

Car sales drop as scrappage deal ends

Aug 10th 2011, 2:45 PM 424 Views 5 Comments

The number of new cars sold in Ireland fell for the first time this year as the Government’s scrappage scheme came to an end in June.

# ford - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Jul 27th 2011, 8:01 PM 1,646 Views 2 Comments

In today’s fix: Postcodes may be on the way, Ireland’s broadband is up to speed, fun in the sun, and the beach comes to Dublin Castle…

# ford - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Companies begin to pull ads from NOTW
# NOTW
# NOTW

Companies begin to pull ads from NOTW

Jul 6th 2011, 8:28 AM 833 Views 5 Comments

Advertising is under threat at the News of the World newspaper in the wake of the new hacking revelations.

# ford - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Receiver appointed to South Dublin Motors, 41 jobs lost
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Receiver appointed to South Dublin Motors, 41 jobs lost

May 31st 2011, 4:06 PM 842 Views 1 Comment

Employees at one of the largest Ford dealerships in the country were informed this morning that the company is to cease trading.