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Final Falcons sell for more than $300,000

MON, 17 OCT, 2016

A pair of blue-blooded Ford collectors have shelled out a combined $353,000 to own the final Australian-built Ford models that can be registered fo...

Ford Australia - What Next? The Development Future As Local Production Ends

TUE, 11 OCT, 2016

The final cars have rolled off the production line and the dust is quickly settling on Ford’s Broadmeadows and Geelong manufacturing plants i...

Ford Australia Engine Plant Goes Out With A Whimper

TUE, 27 SEP, 2016

Ford Australia has manufactured the last mass-produced engines it is ever likely to build, but the carmaker is holding off on celebrations unt...

Ford Shelby Mustang GT350R To Wear Australian Made Carbon-Fibre Wheels

TUE, 14 JUL, 2015

Ford’s Shelby Mustang GT350R will feature home-grown technology, and a new export for a Geelong-based company, in its new lightweight wh...

Victoria: State Government Announces Grant For Geelong LPG Facility Study

THU, 28 MAY, 2015

Victoria’s state government has announced a $60,000 grant to fund a feasibility study into a proposed LPG conversion centre in Geelong.

Victoria: Raised Safety Platform Intersection To Be Trialled In Geelong

SUN, 18 JAN, 2015

A notorious intersection in Geelong is about to become the first in Australia with raised safety platforms, under a trial conducted by Victoria&rsq...

Quickstep To Make Carbon Fibre Parts In Geelong With $1.76m Grant

THU, 16 OCT, 2014

Australian company Quickstep will launch a new $5million facility in Geelong for the development of automotive-grade carbon fibre, funded in part b...

Victoria Budget: $24 Billion Investment For Transport, Registration Rises

WED, 7 MAY, 2014

A focus on road and rail infrastructure is one of the key measures for the 2014/15 Victoria state budget, which schedules funding for transport at ...

BP To Close Brisbane Refinery, Up to 655 Jobs To Go

THU, 3 APR, 2014

Oil giant BP has announced it will close its Bulwer Island refinery in Brisbane by mid-2015, cutting 355 jobs in the process.

Shell, BP Considering $6b Assets Sale; Mobil Brand Returning

THU, 9 JAN, 2014

Oil giants BP and Royal Dutch Shell are both considering a mass sell-off of their Australian assets, including over 1000 service stations.



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