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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

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

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

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

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

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?

# ford - Monday 20 February, 2017

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

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

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

# ford - Sunday 24 January, 2016

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

# ford - Monday 11 January, 2016

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

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*

*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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From The Daily Edge 7 things you didn't know were made in Ireland Made In Ireland This post contains videos This post contains images

7 things you didn't know were made in Ireland

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

# ford - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Ford's British van factory set to close: reports

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

# ford - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

September car sales down 10pc on last year

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

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

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

Six Nations: How Ireland rated against the Scots

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

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Six Nations Six Nations

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Six Nations

Every kick and tackle and some of the atmosphere live from Lansdowne Road. Join us for Ireland’s latest Six Nations showdown.

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

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

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

# ford - Friday 9 March, 2012

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

We have the best backs in the world, says Heaslip

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

# ford - Thursday 8 March, 2012

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

# ford - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

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

Caption time: when ROG met Mickey Harte...

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

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 This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

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

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

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