• Grade 11 and 12 learners exposed to the myriad career possibilities at a global automaker
• Ford enlightens and inspires learners; shows the auto industry is about so much more than just building cars
• Ford HR team offers tips and advice for learners looking to study further after school
PRETORIA, 15 April 2019 - On 12 April, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) hosted its annual Careers Day for Grade 11 and 12 learners at its Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria, and Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth.
A total of 120 learners (80 in Pretoria and 40 in Port Elizabeth), from various schools and socio-economic backgrounds, were exposed to the vast number of career opportunities available at a global vehicle manufacturer,...
South Africa is famous for its sunshine, and the average annual rainfall for the whole country is around 464mm (the world average is around 860mm). So when it rains, we all know about it. Summer afternoon thunderstorms in Joburg can turn a 30-minute commute into a two-hour one. Cape Town winters are notoriously cold and wet. And Durban gets warm rain all year round, putting paid to a lot of holiday-makers beach plans.
Ford is raising the bar further in the ultra-competitive light commercial vehicle (LCV) segment with the launch of the New Ranger for 2019. Featuring an extensive range of mechanical, technological, feature and comfort upgrades, the new line-up will make the Ranger an even more compelling choice amongst workhorse and leisure-oriented pick-up customers.
Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is expanding its vehicle export operations by adopting a multi-port strategy with the first shipment of 1 000 locally assembled Ford Rangers from Port Elizabeth to markets in Europe.
The Special Olympics South Africa National Team has done the country proud, landing back in Johannesburg on Friday 22 March with a record haul of medals from the Special Olympics Summer World Games held in the United Arab Emirates.
Waze users in South Africa can now project the app's real-time traffic and navigation service onto the touch screen in Ford vehicles via SYNC® 3 AppLink® and control it through voice command. For owners of Ford SYNC 3-equipped vehicles, this allows easier access to features including finding the quickest traffic routes and reporting traffic accidents.
The Ford Ranger claimed top honours at Car Magazine’s annual Top 12 Best Buys Awards held in Johannesburg on 12 March, 2019. The win marked the Ranger’s eighth consecutive win in the hotly contested Double Cab Bakkie category.
The Ford Castrol Cross Country Team stamped its authority on the opening round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) this weekend by taking the top two places in Class T at the Mpumalanga 400.
Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is helping make the dream of competing on the international sports stage a reality for 30 South African National Team athletes who will be participating in the 2019 Special Olympics Summer World Games in the United Arab Emirates.