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FORD AUSTRALIA

Ford Australia, a subsidiary of Ford Motor Company (US), began building the famous Model-T in Geelong in 1925. It later built a range of cars here, before establishing its well-known Broadmeadows manufacturing facility to produce the Falcon in 1960.

Under its "One Ford" global product strategy, Ford is to shut-down its Australian manufacturing operation in 2017, bringing the curtain down on both the Falcon and Territory. Ford Australia's design and engineering facility remains as a key part of Ford's global product development.

The Ford range is typified by dynamic, refined cars, well-suited to Australian conditions. These include the Mondeo, Focus, Fiesta, and Falcon; its SUVs, the highly-awarded Territory, Kuga, and Ecosport, and heavy-duty 4X4s, the Everest and Ranger, as well as the Ford Transit van range.

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Premcar: Performance Falcons And More Rise From The Ashes Of FPV

Premcar: Performance Falcons And More Rise From The Ashes Of FPV

Fans of Ford Performance Vehicles will be stoked to learn that a ‘new’ company has stepped in to t...

May 29, 2015 (1 year ago)
Ford To Licence EV Patents To Rivals

Ford's Electric Vehicle Patents Available To All, For A Price

Ford is taking a leaf out of Tesla’s playbook, revealing this week that it will make its patents on electric vehic...

May 29, 2015 (1 year ago)
New Ford Mustang: 2000 Australian Deposits, Performance Pack Standard

New Ford Mustang: Australian Models Get Performance Pack Free

Ford confirms 2000 orders for new Mustang Performance Pack will be standard kit for local Mustang range Ford Austral...

May 26, 2015 (1 year ago)
Ford Australia Posts $191 Million Loss

Ford Australia Posts $191 Million Loss

Ford Australia has posted a $191 million loss for 2014, with the brand's sales falling to their ...

May 25, 2015 (1 year ago)
Honda Recalls 130,000 Cars In Australia, Also Great Wall, Ford, Volvo & More

Honda Recalls 130,000 Cars In Australia, Also Great Wall, Ford, Volvo & More

Honda has recalled almost 130,000 cars in Australia due to the Takata airbag saga, which continues to haunt the mainstre...

May 19, 2015 (1 year ago)
Ford, Anthropologists, And The ‘Science Of Driving’

Ford, Anthropologists, And The ‘Science Of Driving’

Now with a key research and innovation centre in California’s Silicon Valley, Ford’s third research facility...

May 15, 2015 (1 year ago)
Ford GT: The Skunkworks Project Signalling A New Direction For ‘One Ford’

Ford GT: The Skunkworks Project Signalling A New Direction For ‘One Ford’

There are more than 10 million lines of code sitting behind the complex electronics underpinning the performance and fea...

May 15, 2015 (1 year ago)
New Ford Focus ST Update On Sale In Australia

Ford Focus ST 2015: Australia Gets Updated Hot Hatch

The newly updated Ford Focus ST hot hatch, with refreshed styling and a retuned driving experience, has touched down in ...

Apr 30, 2015 (1 year ago)
China’s New Ford Taurus Revealed, Australian Debut Unlikely

New 2016 Ford Taurus Revealed, Australian Launch Not Expected

Ford’s all-new Taurus sedan makes its Shanghai Auto Show debut this week, shown here in its Chinese long-whee...

Apr 19, 2015 (1 year ago)
US Safety Body NHTSA Calls For Safety Efficiency Overhaul, Better Recalls

US Safety Body NHTSA Calls For Safety Efficiency Overhaul, Better Recalls

America's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is calling on automakers to invest greater foc...

Apr 14, 2015 (1 year ago)
Ford Patents 11-Speed Automatic Transmission

Ford Patents 11-Speed Automatic Transmission

The battle over who can cram the most ratios into an automatic transmission may be heating up again, with Ford repo...

Apr 12, 2015 (1 year ago)
New Ford Mondeo Launched In Australia

New Ford Mondeo Launched In Australia

Ford’s new 2015 Mondeo made its local debut today with the Australian motoring media, ahead of a mid-May showroom ...

Apr 8, 2015 (1 year ago)
Ford Focus ST: 2015 Price And Features For Australia

Ford Focus ST: 2015 Price And Features For Australia

Ford’s refreshed 2015 Focus ST hatch will hit Australian showrooms on May 1, priced from $38,990 plus on-road cost...

Apr 7, 2015 (1 year ago)
Ford To Unveil Seven New Models At Shanghai Auto Show

Ford To Unveil Seven New Models At Shanghai Auto Show

Ford has revealed it will arrive at the Shanghai Auto Show with no less than seven new models, including the new Taurus ...

Apr 4, 2015 (1 year ago)
Ford Intelligent Speed Limiter Aims To End Speeding Fines: Video

Ford Intelligent Speed Limiter Aims To End Speeding Fines: Video

Ford has devised a way to rid society of the dreaded speeding fine, through a new system now available in its S-Max peop...

Mar 28, 2015 (1 year ago)
Ford Brings Mobility Challenge, And Prizes, To Australian Outback

Ford Brings Mobility Challenge, And Prizes, To Australian Outback

Ford’s Innovative Mobility Challenge Series has come to Australia in the hunt for clever solutions to global motor...

Mar 27, 2015 (1 year ago)
Saleen 302 Black Label: New 544kW Mustang Debuts

Saleen 302 Black Label: New 544kW Mustang Debuts

American tuning house Saleen has pulled the wraps from its latest creation this week, in the form of the new Mustang-bas...

Mar 25, 2015 (1 year ago)
RWD Everest: Is This The Ford Territory's Replacement?

RWD Everest: Is This The Ford Territory's Replacement?

Ford's new Everest will be offered not only as a heavy duty four-wheel-driver, but also in rear-wheel-drive for...

Mar 24, 2015 (1 year ago)
New Ford Everest Has Toyota Prado In Its Gunsights

New Ford Everest Has Toyota Prado In Its Gunsights

Right now, there is a siege building around fortress Toyota. At the least, Ford would seem intent on ensuring that &l...

Mar 24, 2015 (1 year ago)
New Ford Everest Off-Road SUV Debuts In Bangkok

New Ford Everest Off-Road SUV Debuts In Bangkok

Ford’s big new Everest SUV has been given a second unveiling today, debuting in Bangkok alongside the newly update...

Mar 24, 2015 (1 year ago)
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