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Ford F-150 Joins Mustang On The Sidelines As Ford Factories Switch Off

Ford has moved to halt production of its sales-king in the US, the F-150 pickup, as demand for the model and others eases in its home market.

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

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 Innovations Bring ‘Fresh Water’ Thinking

The world’s major automakers rely on innovative thinking to lead to new inventions and to drive development, and Ford is no exception.

Fiat Chrysler Shuffles Senior Management In Australia

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Australia has announced that effective effective from August 1st, current CEO Pat Dougherty will become FCA&rs...

Chrysler 200 And Dodge Dart Facing The End Of The Road

Tight production capacity and low demand mean Fiat Chrysler’s small sedans – the Chrysler 200 and Dodge Dart – could face a ...

Toyota Australia Posts $236 Million Profit Despite Costs Of Factory Shut-down

Toyota Australia managed a profit of $236 million after tax for the 2015/16 Japanese financial year, which ended on March 31.

Mitsubishi President And Vice President Announce Resignations Over Fuel Economy Scandal

The fallout from Mitsubishi’s admitted fuel consumption testing irregularities continues in Japan, with both the President and Vice President...

Toyota And Honda Halt Production Following Japan Earthquakes

The twin earthquakes that rocked southern Japan on the weekend, one a 7.3-magnitude, have claimed their first automotive casualties.

Australia’s Mike Simcoe Named New GM Design Chief

Australia’s Mike Simcoe has climbed to the top of the tree with his employer, General Motors, having just been named the carmaker’s new...

Holden Cruze Manufacturing To Cease In October - 400 Jobs To go

Holden has announced that the ‘beginning of the end’ is nigh, with the Cruze to be the first model discontinued at its Elizabeth plant ...

Car Dealers On Notice As Vehicle Import Restrictions To Be Lifted

In a move described as "a big win for consumers", the Federal Government has announced it will lift personal import restrictions on new a...

Toyota Axes Scion Brand After 13 Years

After a relatively short 13 years of existence, Toyota has announced it will kill off its youth-oriented Scion sub-brand in the USA and Canada...

GM Aiming To Cut Platforms, Increase Lifespans To Cut Investment Costs

Searching for ways to reduce engineering and model development costs over the next generation of vehicles, General Motors is proposi...

Uber Declared Legal In NSW, WA To Follow, VIC In "No Rush"

Popular ride-sharing service Uber has been declared legal in New South Wales, with the state Government announcing reforms to the taxi and hire car...

Australian Car Companies – Who Paid Tax FY 2013-2014, And Who Didn’t

Commenting on matters of tax is like throwing stones inside a glass house.

Toyota And Mazda Join Honda In Ending Takata Contracts - Mitsubishi, Nissan, And Subaru Likely To Follow

Embattled airbag manufacturer Takata has been dealt another blow as more manufacturers announce that they will no longer use the company's comp...

Lexus Says No To Chinese Manufacturing On Quality Grounds

Despite huge import tariffs that put imported vehicles at a disadvantage in the Chinese market, Lexus has declared that it won’t be producing...

New Car Sales October - Hilux Jumps Into Top Spot In A Top Ten Filled With Familiar Faces

VFACTS new car sales figures for the month of October have been released, and will have Toyota jumping with glee; the newly released Hilux has...

Maserati To Halt Production As Ghibli Sales Slow

Maserati will send its workers on an enforced one week vacation in November as the carmaker looks to match supply with demand.

New Car Sales, VFACTS September: Nothing To See Here… Oh, Maybe EV And Hybrid Sales

I met Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the AFL Grand Final on Saturday.

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Ford On-The-Go H2O

Ford On-The-Go H2O POSTED FRI, 23 SEP, 2016

2015 Ford Falcon XR8 - 'Keeping It Under Wraps'

2015 Ford Falcon XR8 - POSTED TUE, 22 JUL, 2014

Toyota Australia - Max Yasuda And Akio Toyoda Announce Closure

Toyota Australia - Max Yasuda And Akio Toyoda Announce Closure POSTED FRI, 27 JUN, 2014

McLaren Production Centre - David Cameron Visit

McLaren Production Centre - David Cameron Visit POSTED TUE, 22 NOV, 2011

McLaren Automotive Production Centre Launched

McLaren Automotive Production Centre Launched POSTED TUE, 22 NOV, 2011