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July 23, 2015

Ford of Britain announces new roles for three senior executives

Ford of Britain announced new management roles for three of its senior executives. This follows the appointment of Andy Barratt as Chairman and Managing Director, Ford of Britain, on July 1, 2015, succeeding Mark Ovenden after his appointment as President

June 02, 2015

New Chairman and Managing Director appointed for Ford of Britain

Andy Barratt has been appointed Chairman and Managing Director, Ford of Britain, from July 1, 2015, succeeding Mark Ovenden who has been appointed President and CEO, Ford Sollers, the joint-venture of Ford Motor Company and JSC Sollers in Russia.

Andy Barratt

May 22, 2015

Matt Buckley joins Boughton Engineering as Service & Parts Manager

Boughton Engineering, Britain's longest established manufacturer of skip loaders and hook loaders, has appointed well-known industry figure, Matt Buckley as its new Service & Parts Manager, based at Wolverhampton. Matt has a long and distinguished track

January 22, 2015

Britain's first Volkswagen Type 2 Samba Microbus for auction

A truly unique 1955 Volkswagen Type 2 Samba Microbus with a fascinating story will go under the hammer in Silverstone Auctions' Race Retro Sale which takes place at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire on February 21 and 22, 2015.

The vehicle, estimated at between £70,000 and

January 14, 2015

Ford of Britain appoints new Fleet Director

Nick Themistocleous has been appointed Director, Fleet Operations Ford of Britain, succeeding Phil Hollins, who has held the role since 2012. Phil has been appointed Commercial Vehicles Director, Ford of Europe. Both appointments are effective February 1,

December 18, 2014

Oliver Jarvis replaces Le Mans legend Kristensen in Audi team

Britain's Oliver Jarvis will replace record Le Mans 24 Hour race winner Tom Kristensen in the 'factory' Audi team next year.

Jarvis, who celebrates his 31st birthday next month, takes the Audi Sport Team Joest seat of recently retired nine-time Le Mans winner Kristensen for

July 02, 2014

Entrepreneur Luke Johnson joins Maserati as brand ambassador

Maserati has recruited one of Britain's leading business brains as a brand ambassador. Serial entrepreneur, Luke Johnson, made his name as the Chairman of PizzaExpress and is now Chairman of private equity house Risk Capital Partners LLP.

With a diverse and established portfolio

May 27, 2013

Toyota's Steve Smith is Britain's Top Technician 2013

It is the most prestigious award of its kind in the UK motor industry, and provides Steve with a trophy and a prize pot worth £14,000.

Passing through two preliminary on-line rounds, Steve made it to the semi-final in May before qualifying among just six finalists

April 24, 2013

Ford Bridgend earns multi-million pounds investment to produce new 1.5-litre EcoBoost engine

Ford is announcing a £24-million investment programme at its high-tech Bridgend engine plant in Wales to produce a new fuel-efficient 1.5-litre EcoBoost petrol engine. EcoBoost technology delivers the power of a larger engine with smaller unit fuel consumption.

April 12, 2013

Ford Fiesta EcoBoost joins AA Driving School

Ford Fiesta 1.0-litre EcoBoost will help thousands of new drivers onto the road as it joins the 2,000-strong fleet of the AA Driving School.

AA Driving School's long-standing exclusive deal with Ford is to supply 3,500 cars a year, a mix of Focus and Fiesta models. The

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