Madiba Day shoe, bag celebrations for 1 150 learners
Nelson Mandela dedicated his life to fighting for freedom and was committed to using education as a tool to empower and uplift people. Madiba’s legacy continues to inspire others around the world, across South Africa, as well as in and around his home village of Qunu in the Eastern... Read more
Production at Struandale Engine Plant surpasses 3.8-million engines
This coincides with the announcement of Ford’s R600-million investment in the facility for the introduction of a third engine program, in the form of the new 3.0-litre V6 turbodiesel engine, and upgrades to the existing 2.0-litre Single Turbo and Bi-Turbo engine assembly operations. These engines will be used in... Read more
Ford Wildlife Foundation supports Gqeberha’s penguins
The Ford Wildlife Foundation (FWF) has extended its support for the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) in Gqeberha through the contribution of R50 000 towards its Save the African Penguin project – a fitting cause, considering it was international African Penguin Day on 9 October.... Read more
Components, engines drives Struandale
The Ford Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth is best known for producing all of the engines used in the locally assembled Ford Ranger pickup – which is not only one of South Africa’s best-selling vehicles, but is also the country’s top light commercial vehicle export, shipped to over... Read more
Ford begins phased production today
Ford has implemented a phased restart for its South African operations beginning 1 June, including restarting vehicle and engine production and bringing back the first wave of employees that are unable to do their jobs remotely. “We’ve been working intently with national government, our safety and medical teams, unions... Read more
Ford GT Carbon Series 2019 attacks tracks, and the drive home
The Ford GT Carbon Series will be shredding tracks soon as the lightest of the road-going Ford supercars – and unlike its sibling racer, will want to be driven home after time sheets are collected. The new limited-edition model drops approximately 18 kg with a host of lightweighting innovations... Read more
Ford investment in SA Reaches R11-billion over past decade
Ford Motor Company has invested R11-billion in its South African operations over the past decade, culminating in its highest-ever installed production capacity for the Ford Ranger pick-up and the Everest seven-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV). “The past 10 years have seen a complete transformation of Ford’s manufacturing operations in... Read more

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