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Ford Falcon Sprint Limited Edition
31st December, 2015
Turbocharged six-cylinder and Supercharged V8 Falcon XR Sprints to be available; Unique ‘Sprint’ embroidery on seats ..... more

Ford Mustang lands in Australia
4th December, 2015
The order bank for one of the world’s most recognisable cars is now sitting at around 4,000 vehicles accounting for the first full year of vehicles to be sold in Australia through 2016 ..... more

Only in America: corny F-Series maze
30th October, 2015
Producing the F-150 design required GPS technology to precisely cut the shape of the truck into the corn field ..... more

Ford Focus RS: price announced
25th October, 2015
RS is a high-performance hatchback that pioneers advanced technologies to deliver the rally-inspired experience – all with MLP* of $50,990* - featuring all-wheel-drive with dynamic torque vectoring  and selectable drive modes ..... more

Ford Focus RS: coming in Q1 2016
18th September, 2015
Ford Motor Company’s all-new Focus RS will sprint from 0-100km/h in 4.7 seconds – making the little hatchback Ford's fastest-accelerating RS model yet ..... more

Ford Everest: prices and specs announced
10th August, 2015
The newest Ford SUV delivers the latest Ford in-car technology and advanced driver assist features like the standard four-mode Terrain Management System and a suite of new safety features to deliver a typical SUV driving experience; Manufacturer’s List Price* starting at $54,990* for the Everest, $60,990* for the Everest Trend and $76,990* for the Everest Titanium ..... more

Ford's special edition Mustang for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015
22nd July, 2015
U.S. Apollo spaceflight programme inspires one-of-a-kind 2015 Ford Mustang to be donated and sold at charity auction 23rd July at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh ..... more

Ford Focus: update due in October
15th July, 2015
1.5-litre, Auto Stop/Start engine technology debuts in refreshed LZ Ford Focus range; Voice-activated SYNC2 connectivity, satellite navigation and rear view camera standard across the range; Certain driver assistance technology standardised across select models ..... more

America's Ford Mustang for 2016
22nd June, 2015
Mustang fastback and convertible see the return of the California Special Package and Pony Package — two Mustang trim levels made popular in the 1960s. Several other new options, including new stripes and wheels, allow buyers to make their Mustang stand out ..... more

America's Ford Shelby GT350
19th May, 2015
The all-new Shelby GT350 builds on Carroll Shelby’s original idea – transform Mustang from an everyday car into a road racer. Shelby GT350 raises the bar over the Mustang GT performance pack, combining the best technologies and thoroughly engineered components to make the most 'athletic' Mustang ever ..... more

Ford's new Mondeo released
8th May, 2015
2.0-litre petrol engine with automatic transmission standard and 2.0-litre diesel engine with automatic optional; Nine airbags, including Inflatable Rear Seatbelts as standard; Price* range spanning $32,790* to $49,340* ..... more

Ford Focus ST: release imminent
12th April, 2015
New chassis control technologies combined with a re-tuned suspension; SYNC connectivity system with high-resolution 8-inch colour touch screen; New driver assistance Technology Pack available as an option; Pricing* from $38,990* ..... more

Ford Mustang price and specs announced
5th March, 2015
Ford Mustang Fastback and Convertible will be here this year; New Mustang will offer engine choices in Australia - a 2.3-litre 4-cylinder and 5-litre V8; Prices* starting from $44,990* for the 4-cylinder manual transmission fastback coupe ..... more

Ford F250/F350 Superduty Black Ops
2nd March, 2015
F-Series F250 and F350 Superduty Black Ops takes the legendary F-Series ute to a new level of 'toughness' when it arrives in Australia about the middle of the year ..... more

Ford GT for 2016
21st January, 2015
Beginning production late next year, the twin-turbocharged V6-powered GT hits the road in select global markets (not Australia) to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ford GT race cars placing 1-2-3 at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans ..... more

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Ford Mustang: local specifications confirmed
10th December, 2014
The four-cylinder EcoBoost engine develops 233 kW of power at 5,600 rpm – 5,700 rpm and 432 Nm of torque @ 3,000 rpm while the range-topping 5.0-litre V8 develops 303 kW at 6,500 rpm and 525 Nm of torque at 4,250 rpm ..... more

Ford Falcon XR8 price announced
13th October, 2014
Wilkinson said “Compared to the last FG Falcon XR8, the 2014 Falcon XR8 has better turn-in, more rear grip, noticeably less body roll and an increased sense of control from behind the driver’s seat” ..... more

Harrison F-Trucks release wide variety of 2015 F-Series
9th October, 2014
F-Series Super Duty start with a recommended list price* of $105,000* for the F-Series F250 4x2 regular cab ..... more

Ford Falcon FG X Series prices announced
29th September, 2014
Ford's new FG X Falcon Sedan will offer changes, improvements and/or added features; base model sedan priced from $35,900* ..... more

Ford F-250 production line-like RHD conversion underway
14th September, 2014
Combining exceptional power with six-speed automatic transmission and on-the-fly four-wheel drive, the F-250 has a five-tonne towing capacity unmatched by mass-market utes and 4WDs sold in Australia, plus all-terrain ability ..... more

Ford Mustang RHD prototype made
24th August, 2014
Ford’s new Mustang goes on sale later this year in the U.S. and Canada. Next year will see the new Mustang begin an export programme that will eventually take in more than 100 markets ..... more

Ford's new Falcon and Territory revealed
29th July, 2014
The freshened Ford Falcon and Territory will arrive later this year with a more modern look ..... more

Ford Falcon XR8 revealed
25th July, 2014
Bonnet power dome has been enhanced; XR6 and XR8 feature unique headlight design; due for release in 4th quarter ..... more

Fisher-Price's Ford F-150
26th June, 2014
The ride-on toy, which retails in America starting at $349.99 (USD) beginning in September, was inspired by the 2015 Ford F-150. There is room on board for two small children ..... more

Performax gain ADR compliance for their F-250 conversion
18th June, 2014
The first Performax-built right-hand drive examples of America's most popular truck are expected to be delivered in August at prices starting at less than $100,000* ..... more

FPV GT F revealed
12th June, 2014
351 kW supercharged 5.0-litre V8 engine; Most powerful GT sedan ever produced by Ford Australia; Engine overboost function provides 15 per cent more power ..... more

Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition
28th April, 2014
Made to honour five decades of Mustang heritage, only 1964 examples of the 50 Year Limited Edition will ever be built - none for Australia ..... more

Final FPV models due later this year
8th April, 2014
The individually numbered new sedan will be limited to just 550 units (500 in Australia and 50 for New Zealand) ..... more

Ford Transit Custom release imminent
5th February, 2014
Pricing for the newest member of the Ford line-up is $37,490* for the 290S and $39,490* for the 330L; Designed to be the safest Transit van ever; Standard integrated roof racks fold flat when not in use ..... more

Ford Ecosport arrives
12th January, 2014
Ford’s newest urban sports utility vehicle, the EcoSport, is now available in Australia. Designed in Brazil, made in India, the little front-wheel drive Ecosport is priced from $20,790* ..... more

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Performax to develop RHD Ford F-Series Super Duty truck
24th December, 2013
The Ford will join the Chevrolet Silverado, Toyota Tundra and Dodge RAM utilities, which are already in limited-volume production at Performax ..... more

2015 Ford Mustang revealed
5th December, 2013
All-new design inspired by 50 years of Mustang heritage; new Mustang going global with three engines – 5.0-litre V8, a 3.7-litre V6 and an all-new 2.3-litre EcoBoost® engine (V8 and 2.3 litre EcoBoost coming to Australia); Production commences Q3 2014 in USA ..... more

Aussies cross America
28th November, 2013
Rod and Michael began the 3,000 miles journey in their 1930 Ford Model A at Staten Island at 00:01am on Friday 22nd November with the aim of reaching Venice Fishing Pier in around 60 hours ..... more

Ford to drop FPV and bring back XR8
11th November, 2013
The return of the XR8 is timed to coincide with the introduction of the next Falcon and Territory update ..... more

Ford Mustang going to UK too
30th September, 2013
Ford took the opportunity to remind the world that the Mustang is more than a car. It can be a lifestyle too! To confirm this an image of a Mustang inspired billiard table has been released ..... more

Ford's new Transit range due Q1 2014
26th August, 2013
The newest Ford Transit Custom and Ford Transit Cargo are the latest in a long line of Transits vans and trucks, which have sold 7 million vehicles since the first model was introduced in 1965 ..... more

Ford Mustang confirmed for Australia
21st August, 2013
Our Editor speculates about the next generation Mustang, which is coming to Australia. And he looks back, briefly, at the debut of the original Mustang in 1964 ..... more

Ford at Woodward Dream Cruise
18th August, 2013
More than 800 classic and modern Mustang models from 1964 through the present day were displayed at the annual Woodward Dream Cruise - which is the world’s largest single day classic car event, although the festivities tend to be spread across the week-end ..... more

Ford EcoSport here in December
13th August, 2013
The Ford EcoSport is based on Ford’s global B-segment platform that underpins the Ford Fiesta hatch and combines small car practicality with the flexibility and spaciousness of a small SUV ..... more

Ford announce new Fiesta prices
7th August, 2013
The new Fiesta, from $15,825*, delivers a bold new exterior; new interior fabrics; and brings new technology with the introduction of SYNC™ across the entire Fiesta range ..... more

Ford Mustang GT USAF Thunderbirds Edition
16th July, 2013
Ford continue to provide a one-off Mustang for a charity auction at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, USA. This year, the car is a 2014 Ford Mustang GT with a design celebrating the 60th anniversary of U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds ..... more

Ford Fiesta update due September
2nd July, 2013
The new Ford Fiesta delivers a bold new exterior and an interior optimised for ergonomics, as well as Ford’s hands-free in-car connectivity system SYNC™ ..... more

Falcon & Territory production to cease in 2016
23rd May, 2013
Without a substantial and successful export programme in place and with local sales of the Ford Falcon and Territory models trending downwards, it had been widely anticipated that production at Ford's two plants in Victoria would cease operations at some point ..... more

Ford's new Kuga released
15th May, 2013
Apart from a range of new features and enhanced driving ability, the Ford Kuga has much improved packaging and more interior space, which has been achieved with the same 2,690mm wheelbase as the previous model ..... more

Ford Ranger XLS expands the range
31st March, 2013
This new XLS comes equipped with locking rear differential, 16-inch alloy wheels, front foglights, carpeted floor coverings and additional exterior trim highlights ..... more

All-new Ford Kuga set for May release
20th March, 2013
A novel feature is the hands-free automatic tailgate which allows people to open or close the rear tailgate by simply sweeping a foot under the rear bumper ..... more

The sting of a Shelby GT500 Super Snake
8th March, 2013
Only 500 of these high performance American cars will be built, all at the Shelby American factory in Las Vegas (Nevada, USA) ..... more

FPV production now at Ford factory
18th February, 2013
Ford has returned GT production to their Broadmeadows Assembly plant following the recent acquisition of all FPV shares. Today's reveal of the first fully Ford-built GT at Broadmeadows signals the commencement of all FPV production at the plant and the return of full in-house GT production after 37 years ..... more

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Ford improve Ranger towing capacity
17th December, 2012
Ford Australia has lifted the Ranger utility’s towing capacity from 3,350 kg to 3,500 kg* on TDCi-powered 4x2 Hi-Rider and 4x4 models ..... more

Ford Restoration Parts
27th November, 2012
Ford will supply Rare Spares with access to original Ford tooling to manufacture and sell officially licensed restoration parts in Australia, stretching from the company’s first Ford Falcon, the 1960 XK, through to the 1984 XF series ..... more

Ford Ranger recall
8th November, 2012
More than 4,200 current Ford Ranger double cab utilities (PX series) are being recalled in Australia due to a potentially faulty latch fitted to the back seat ..... more

Ford Focus ST here next month
20th September, 2012
Equipped with a 184 kW 2.0-litre turbocharged EcoBoost engine, the new Focus ST provides uncompromising performance complemented by enhanced dynamics and a comprehensive range of driver assistance features ..... more

Ford's updated Focus due in August
6th July, 2012
Ford's Focus is undergoing a variety of enhancements, among them new connectivity features with the introduction of SYNC and the availability of the Active City Stop accident avoidance system, a segment first in a vehicle under $40,000 ..... more

Ford Ranger Wildtrak released
4th July, 2012, 2012
Wildtrak gains eye-catching detailing, exuding a powerful presence bolstered by the latest in-car comfort and technologies and a bold new colour – Chilli Orange ..... more

Ford at 2012 Festival of Speed
1st July, 2012
Ford's most powerful Mustang ever, the new Ford Shelby GT500, appeared at England's 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed in a fitting tribute to the late Carroll Shelby ..... more

Remembering Carroll Shelby
17th May, 2012
Carroll Shelby (military man, chicken farmer, racing car driver, entrepreneur, car maker, heart transplant recipient) passed away last week. But why did he say his chilli would "shake the meanness out of the most ornery, leather-mouthed chilli-head that ever was born"? ..... more

Ford Falcon 4-cylinder released
6th May, 2012
Ford’s global high-tech 2-litre 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine is now available on Falcon XT, G6 and G6E sedans ..... more

Moorabbin Mustang Meet
26th April, 2012
Members of the Mustang Owners Club of Australia (Victoria Branch) gathered near Moorabbin airport (suburban Melbourne) on Sunday 22nd April ..... more

Ford Kuga arrives
27th March, 2012
The Ford Kuga is based on Ford’s C-car architecture – already proven in the Ford Focus. With Ford Kuga, the designers and engineers have integrated key driver and passenger requirements for a compact SUV into the distinctive design ..... more

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FPV FG Mark II release imminent
8th December, 2011
The new models will be in dealerships during early January 2012, with small numbers likely in some dealerships during the final week of December ..... more

Ford Focus ST here in a year
6th December, 2011
This performance hatch will be powered by a 2.0-litre Ford EcoBoost engine, which offers an uncompromising mix of performance and efficiency ..... more

Ford Kuga confirmed for Australia
5th December, 2011
The European-manufactured five-door SUV wears Ford's signature "kinetic" design and is expected to be a popular addition to Ford's Australian vehicle catalogue, mixing SUV practicality with sharp driving dynamics ..... more

New diesel for Ford Transit
29th November, 2011
This new 2.2 TDCi turbo-diesel engine will be fitted to the 2012 Transit range in two states of tune: 92 kW/330 Nm (front-wheel drive) and 114 kW/385 Nm (rear-wheel drive, where it will replace the current 2.4-litre power unit) ..... more

Ford Shelby GT500 for 2013
23rd November, 2011
The 5.8-litre V8 aluminium-block engine produces 650 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. of torque, making it America's most powerful production V8. Oddly enough, despite the power, the 3,850-pound car is apparently exempt from America's gas-guzzler tax ..... more

2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302
21st November, 2011
The Ford Mustang Boss 302 is all about performance, and a nod to heritage comes standard with new paint options and design details for 2013 ..... more

Ford Mustang for 2013
16th November, 2011
Ford Mustang – the icon of American performance and style – gets even more 'street cred' with a new design and a list of smart features that signal even more technology in the popular 'pony' car ..... more

Ford Falcon FG Mk II prices announced
10th November, 2011
The most popular model in the Falcon range, the legendary sports XR6, will feature an extensive list of additional standard equipment when FG Falcon MkII launches next month, including an 8.0-inch colour touch screen multimedia centre, USB integration, 18-inch alloy wheels, side curtain airbags, reverse sensing system and projector headlamps ..... more

Old Ford Mustang bodies are new again
9th November, 2011
It’s a classic car enthusiast’s dream come true: Now it is possible to build a '64½, '65 or '66 Mustang convertible from the wheels up using the all-new Ford-approved and officially licenced body shell ..... more

Ford at SEMA 2011
3rd November, 2011
Ford is at the SEMA trade show in Las Vegas (USA) this week with a display of customised vehicles. Featured products include Fiesta, Focus, Mustang, Explorer and F-Series. Other displays will feature several race cars from Ford's long history of involvement in motor sport. But the big news for car enthusiasts is the announcement that the first generation Ford Mustang convertible body shell is back in production (under licence) ..... more

Australia's most fuel efficient car now even more so
1st November, 2011
With a new combined fuel consumption rating of just 3.6 litres per 100 kilometres – an improvement of 2.7 per cent – the fuel efficiency of Fiesta ECOnetic continues to surpass all other vehicles currently on sale in Australia ..... more

Ford Ranger arrives
23rd October, 2011
The all-new Ford Ranger is arriving on the Australia market with a staged availability of variants. The five-cylinder 3.2 TDCi-powered dual cab 4x4 XL and XLT models are first to arrive with other variants to be released from early 2012 ..... more

New look for Ford Falcon
15th September, 2011
Ford Australia has previewed the new FG Falcon MkII range, featuring the latest smart technologies, an enhanced safety package, new exterior design appointments and improved vehicle refinement, while also confirming the introduction timing of the first application of Ford's 2 litre 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine technology in a rear-wheel drive vehicle ..... more

Ford Evos Concept
13th September, 2011
“With its compelling design and innovative technology experience, this is a clear demonstration of the exciting vision we have for the Ford brand. While you will never see this car on the road, the next generation of Ford products will display many of the distinctive design ideas” ..... more

Ford Focus released
7th September, 2011
The all-new Ford Focus range, recently released in Australia, introduces a new-look, four-tier model line-up. The range comprises entry-level Ambiente, mid-series Trend, dynamic Sport and luxury Titanium models ..... more

New Ford Ranger specs and prices announced
6th September, 2011
Australia will be the first of 180 international markets to release the all-new Ford Ranger when the first models go on sale locally in October ..... more

Recall for new Ford Territory
24th August, 2011
Certain Ford Territory models (SZ series) sold during June 2011 to July 2011 are being recalled. A total number of 3,399 units are involved ..... more

FPV GT Black Limited Edition Series
8th August, 2011
FPV have taken the popular black-on-black treatment and applied the stealth-looking paintwork to just 125 units of the current standard supercharged Boss 335 kW GT, thus making the FPV GT Black ..... more

Henry Ford
31st July, 2011
Yesterday was the anniversary of Henry Ford's birth. So today we take a brief look at the man, his life (including his interest in aviation, car racing and country music) and the early years of the company he founded and we add in a few quotes ..... more

Henry Ford and aviation
31st July, 2011
Henry first involvement in aviation came in 1909, just six years after the Wright brothers' first powered flight, when he helped his son Edsel and friends build a primitive monoplane powered by a Ford Model T engine ..... more

Henry Ford and car racing
31st July, 2011
Henry Ford was actively involved in car racing from 1901 to 1913. His motive for entering a race in 1901, was to promote his name and reputation, as a means of attracting investors for a car manufacturing company ..... more

Henry Ford and country music
31st July, 2011
Henry Ford’s enjoyment of music started early in his life when he began attending dances back in the 1880s. At the time, dances were a popular social activity, and it was at a dance that Henry met his future bride, Clara Bryant ..... more

Ford Mustang "Blue Angels" Edition
17th July, 2011
One-of-a-kind 2012 Ford Mustang design inspired by the acclaimed Blue Angels naval aviation demonstration team to be sold at charity auction 28th July at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh (USA) ..... more

Sustainability seals the deal for Ford
17th July, 2011
Ford and Recycled Polymeric Materials (RPM) have found a way to put discarded tyres to good use. By combining recycled tyres with bio-renewable content, they are delivering environmentally friendly seals and gaskets for Ford's North American vehicles ..... more

FPV Concept Car
11th July, 2011
The all-black GT-based FPV concept features a number of bespoke features and design treatments not previously seen ..... more

UK crash investigation team take Ford Galaxy
7th July, 2011
The extreme demands placed on its crash investigation vehicles have led a UK Police Force to order its third generation of Ford Galaxy in 13 years. But this time it’s combining the high performance and stability with fuel savings - by switching to diesel ..... more


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Ford "capped price" services
6th July, 2011
The programme means Ford owners will know with certainty the maximum amount they will pay from one 'log book' service to the next, no matter which participating Ford dealer they use ..... more

EcoBoost engine for Ford Mondeo
9th June, 2011
Mondeo will spearhead the local launch of this new generation, high-performance yet fuel-saving engine technology, which uses direct injection and turbocharging to deliver more power and performance from a lower displacement powerplant, while still delivering impressive fuel economy ..... more

Testing time for Ford Focus ST
17th May, 2011
The new Ford Focus ST will feature an eye-catching paint job, ground-hugging suspension, big wheels and tyres and a tell-tale central rear double exhaust. The all-new high-performance Focus ST will be released, worldwide, from next year ..... more

New Ford Focus here in August
2nd May, 2011
The all-new Ford Focus is on its way to Australia and will come to market in August as a five-door hatchback and four-door sedan ..... more

Ford test the new Ranger off-road
17th April, 2011
Ford suggest their latest global compact utility is as calm and composed off the beaten track as on sealed roads thanks to an all-new chassis frame, front and rear suspension and steering system ..... more

Ford Territory: prices and more details
11th April, 2011
Ford has revealed the prices and additional details for their new SZ series Territory range, which is due for release in less than a month ..... more

Ford's EcoLPi Falcon To Go On Sale Mid-Year
4th April, 2011
The new EcoLPi in-line six-cylinder engine is a state-of-the-art, liquid phase injection, dedicated LPG powerplant that delivers impressive fuel efficiency and reduced CO2 emissions, as well as no compromise engine performance compared to Falcon's existing petrol I6 engine ..... more

The new Ford Territory
20th March, 2011
Although not due for release until May 2011, the new Ford Territory has already been 'spotted' out and about in Melbourne, attending to the shopping! ..... more

Ford Ranger clears the air
17th March, 2011
The same Formula One techniques – and engineers – that make race cars go faster are now helping the all-new Ford Ranger slice through the air cleaner ..... more

Ford Territory: more details
11th March, 2011
Headlining new Territory's drivetrain enhancements is the introduction of a turbo-diesel V6 engine, available in both rear- and all-wheel drive. The addition of this torque-rich, high-efficiency power unit alongside its proven petrol six-cylinder sibling takes the popular Territory to new levels of performance, capability and refinement ..... more

Ford B-MAX revealed
1st March, 2011
The Ford B-MAX has a unique new body design which eliminates the traditional B pillar and features twin rear sliding doors. This innovative format – which has already been engineered for production – promises best-in-class access to the cabin ..... more

One million new Ford Fiestas in Europe
25th February, 2011
Popular for decades, the Ford Fiesta has reached another 'milestone' in its long 'career'. The landmark was achieved just 28 months after Ford's small car – the brand's top-selling car in Europe – went on sale in dealerships across Europe ..... more

2011 Ford Territory unveiled
8th February, 2011
The Australian-designed-and-developed Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) has undergone an extensive visual update inside and out. The new Ford Territory wears a stylish 'suit' cut from Ford's kinetic design language and its bold new look makes it instantly recognisable as a member of Ford's comprehensive model range ..... more

2.7 litre V6 diesel for Ford Territory
4th February, 2011
Thousands of Ford's 2.7 litre V6 diesel will be supplied to Ford Australia for the upcoming Ford Territory which is due this year (see sketch) ..... more

Home on the Ranger
3rd February, 2011
The engineers behind the all-new Ford Ranger have been thinking out of the box. Not only can the Ranger swallow any number of things in its cargo box, the Double Cab model has 23 stowage spaces in its cabin – more than many rivals – which can store a wide number and variety of objects ..... more

Ford succeed where legislators fail
23th January, 2011
With it being obvious that legislators and the entertainment industry failing to recognise any level of decency, Ford Motor Company is preparing to debut a new version of its breakthrough MyKey® technology that – for the first time – will allow parents to block explicit satellite radio content in the vehicle ..... more

Ford Vertrek concept
12th January, 2011
Ford’s continually evolving global kinetic design philosophy is well-suited to the next generation of compact sport utility vehicles as envisioned by the Ford Vertrek concept unveiled at the 2011 Detroit Motor Show this week ..... more

Ford Focus Electric revealed
10th January, 2011
The Focus Electric will be launched in late 2011 in North America and is designed to offer enough range to cover the majority of daily driving habits of Americans. A full recharge is expected to take three to four hours at home with the 240-volt charge station ..... more

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Ford: more than just cars
28th December, 2010
While perfecting the Model T, one of the difficulties Henry Ford faced was procuring components of consistent quality. His solution was to control the entire manufacturing process from raw materials to final assembly ..... more

Ford picks Lycra for fashion statement
20th December, 2010
Stretchy Lycra is not just the material of choice for cycling enthusiasts! It is the must-have material to help keep the prying eyes away from Ford Australia's new vehicles being developed by the company's prototype team ..... more

Ford Explorer for 2011
16th December, 2010
Earlier this month the 'reinvented' 2011 Ford Explorer began rolling off the production line at Ford’s Chicago Assembly Plant, marking a new beginning for both the historic factory and the popular SUV ..... more

First look at new Ford Territory
14th December, 2010
The new-look Ford Territory is set for release next year. It is just one part of Ford's unprecedented new-model onslaught planned for 2011 ..... more

Ford expand Fiesta line-up
12th December, 2010
Ford's popular Fiesta is undergoing a variety of enhancements, giving it even more to boast about – including an expanded diesel power option, the introduction of sedan models and an all-new six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission ..... more

Ford's black & whites say "cop that"
3rd December, 2010
Ford’s Taurus-based Police Interceptor all-wheel drive sedan, equipped with a 3.5-litre V6 EcoBoost engine, delivered an impressive zero-to-96 km/h (60 mph) time of 5.8 seconds and the fastest lap time – trumping all V8 competition from Chevrolet (Holden) and Dodge ..... more

New Ford Mondeo released
22nd November, 2010
The MC Mondeo range arrives in Australia with a host of specification upgrades, which will bolster its award-winning blend of style, comfort and performance. New, state-of-the-art safety features head the list of changes, along with new standard equipment and enhancements to exterior and interior styling ..... more

FPV confirm 2011 Open Day
15th November, 2010
On 27th Sunday February at their Campbellfield headquarters, the performance powerhouse will once again open its doors for a day of fun for all the family ..... more

Ford Mustang at SEMA
4th November, 2010
Ford Motor Company is tapping the 2010 SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) show in Las Vegas, Nevada, to showcase nine customised versions of Mustang, displaying the vehicles alongside the new Mustang Boss 302 ..... more

Ford Police Interceptor at SEMA
4th November, 2010
Sleek, streamlined and slightly sinister, a specialised stealth concept version of Ford’s Police Interceptor made its debut at the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) trade show in Las Vegas this week ..... more

Ford Ranger debuts
18th October, 2010
From impressive gains in power and safety to exceptional towing capability, the next-generation Ford Ranger emerges as a potential segment leader. It not only builds on the tremendous Ranger heritage of light truck capability, but it also gives utility owners a spacious, comfortable, feature-filled interior and sophisticated driving experience they may not expect to find in a ute ..... more

FPV's new GT
7th October, 2010
FPV’s high-tech, all-new, supercharged 5.0 litre V8 engine produces 335 kW of power and 570 Nm of torque, and is standard fitment across the GT, GT-P and GT E models ..... more

New FPV GS Sets Entry Level Performance Benchmark
5th October, 2010
Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) today confirmed the launch of its exciting GS sedan and utility, as permanent additions to the niche manufacturer’s V8-engined range ..... more

Ford Focus RS arrives locally
29th September, 2010
Powered by a turbocharged Duratec RS 2.5 litre engine delivering 224 kW of power and peak torque of 440 Nm from just 2,300 rpm, the RS is equipped with an arsenal of high-tech, high-performance components to match its exclusivity ..... more

Ford prepares for new Ranger
20th September, 2010
Ford is preparing to take the wraps off a comprehensively redesigned compact utility developed in Australia for sale in 180 markets around the world ..... more

Ford Focus ST for 2012
19th September, 2010
Ford is delivering on its promise to introduce a global performance version of the new Focus with a world premiere for the exciting flagship of the range, the 'muscular' Focus ST. The dramatic new ST will launch in early 2012 ..... more

New Ford Mondeo due later this year
15th September, 2010
"The Ford Mondeo is already an excellent example of balancing the right mix of equipment and technology with the right price in a car that is beautifully designed and packaged. These generous additions simply build on this winning formula." said Marin Burela, Ford Australia President and CEO ..... more

Ford Interceptor for American Cops
6th September, 2010
Ford’s new Police Interceptor 'utility' is designed to complement the sedan introduced earlier this year and give North American law enforcement agencies a comprehensive choice for pursuit vehicles ..... more

FPV announces supercharged V8 engine
2nd September, 2010
To be launched in early October, the new FPV GS and GT model ranges will both be powered by all-new lightweight 5.0 litre supercharged Ford V8 engines producing 315 kW and 335 kW of power respectively ..... more

Ford Fiesta Earns 2010 Top Safety Pick
27th August, 2010
The 2011 Ford Fiesta is America's first mini-car to earn a Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) since the introduction of a new roof strength test ..... more

Ford is to expand the Fiesta range
15th August, 2010
Ford's popular Fiesta is undergoing a variety of enhancements, giving it even more to boast about – including an expanded diesel power option, the introduction of sedan models, and an all-new six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission ..... more

Ford Focus RS confirmed for Australia
2nd August, 2010
Powered by a turbocharged Duratec RS 2.5 litre engine delivering 224 kW of power and peak torque of 440 Nm from just 2,300 rpm, the Focus RS is equipped with an arsenal of high-tech, high-performance components to match its exclusivity ..... more

Compelling value for Ford's 50th Anniversary Edition Falcons
12th July, 2010
Ford Australia has announced the pricing structure for its range of Falcon 50th Anniversary models, which are being produced to mark an extraordinary half century of success ..... more

Ford #1 in Ireland
4th July, 2010
The Irish car market rebounded strongly in the first half of 2010, with sales up 45%, according to statistics from the Society for the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) ..... more

2011 Ford Mondeo revealed
27th June, 2010
The new model features a restyled exterior and uprated interior, new high-efficiency Ford EcoBoost petrol and TDCi diesel powertrains, plus a host of new driver comfort and convenience features and safety technologies ..... more

Ford Focus TDCi road test (copyright image)

Ford Focus TDCi

25th June, 2010

Ford Mustang 1,000 lap challenge
22nd June, 2010
Ford will attempt to run a 2011 Mustang V6 1,000 laps – more than 500 miles and the equivalent of two back-to-back NASCAR races – on a single tank of fuel ..... more

Ford at Goodwood's Festival of Speed
21st June, 2010
Forty years of Ford motor sport success will be represented when old meets new at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed. Leading the charge will be the victorious Ford Escort from the 1970 London–Mexico rally ..... more

Falcon XR6 Ute achieves 5-Star ANCAP safety rating
16th June, 2010
Ford's FG Falcon XR6 and XR6 Turbo Utility has been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating by the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) in the latest round of testing ..... more

Ford to drop Mercury, expand Lincoln
8th June, 2010
Ford will cease production of Mercury vehicles in the fourth quarter of this year ..... more

Fords Expands ECOnetic Range
1st June, 2010
The new Ford Transit ECOnetic Van will introduce ultra-low fuel efficiency and CO2 emissions to the commercial van market. It will deliver 7.2 L/100 km fuel economy and produce just 189 g/km of CO2 emissions, which places it at the forefront of the full-size van market in Australia for fuel economy ..... more

Ford to increase US Flexible-Fuel vehicle production
30th May, 2010
Ford Motor Company will deliver on its 2006 pledge to double the number of 2010 model year flexible-fuel vehicles it manufactures in the USA. Flexible-fuel vehicles are capable of running on E-85 ..... more

New Ford Mondeo Diesel Delivers More Performance with Less Fuel
11th May, 2010
Due to go on sale early in the third quarter, the new diesel engine will be available on all model series in the Mondeo line-up – LX, Zetec and Titanium – as well as on both hatch and wagon bodystyles, taking the total number of Mondeo diesel variants to six ..... more

Ford Australia Reports Profit for 2009
7th May, 2010
Ford Motor Company of Australia Ltd (Ford Australia) yesterday reported a net after-tax profit of $13 million for 2009, an improvement of $287 million on 2008 ..... more

Ford Transit Sapphire Anniversary
4th May, 2010
The UK's favourite van turns 45 this year, with more than 2.1 million sales in Britain alone since it first appeared in 1965 ..... more

Ford Commemorates 50 Years of Falcon
30th April, 2010
Falcon, the longest running vehicle name in Australian motoring history, will mark its 50 year milestone on 28th June, 2010, half a century after the first XK Falcon rolled off Ford Australia's Broadmeadows production line to begin the Falcon legend ..... more

Ford Start Concept
23rd April, 2010
For parts of the world that are growing increasingly urban, the future of the automobile looks small, smart and fun in the eyes of Ford designers who came up the Ford Start Concept. It’s a design vision inspired for the transportation needs of the world’s mega cities ..... more

Ford Falcon FG Upgraded
8th April, 2010
Ford has announced an upgrade to its award-winning FG Falcon, with the new range boasting more equipment and better fuel economy, as well as compliance with the upcoming Euro IV emissions regulations ..... more

Falcon Soars in Anniversary Year
31st March, 2010
The legendary Falcon will soar again during 2010 with the release today of a commemorative logo to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ford Falcon cars in Australia ..... more

Europe's Ford Focus RS500
30th March, 2010
A new and powerful limited edition Ford Focus RS model, called the RS500, is being launched as the ultimate performance Ford and will provide the definitive driving experience for serious European performance car enthusiasts ..... more

Ford sell Volvo to Chinese
29th March, 2010
Ford Motor Company announced overnight that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Volvo Car Corporation and related assets to Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Company Limited ..... more

Diesel headlines revised Ford wagon line-up
26th March, 2010
The introduction of a new, fuel efficient diesel powertrain for the Mondeo wagon range headlines a number of upcoming changes to Ford Australia's vehicle line-up, which includes the discontinuation of the Falcon wagon ..... more

Ford Falcon XR8 road test (copyright image)

Ford Falcon XR8

16th March, 2010

Ford's Electric Vehicles
8th March, 2010
Zero-emission Ford Transit Connect Electric to launch in 2011, followed by Focus Electric in 2012 ..... more

New Ford Focus in Geneva
2nd March, 2010
The stylish next-generation Ford Focus Estate makes its global debut at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show this week alongside the new Focus 5-door, which is appearing for the first time in Europe following its North American debut in January ..... more

Ford's new V8 for 2011 Mustang GT
28th February, 2010
Essex Engine will soon be at full production of the all-new 5.0 litre V8 engine for the 2011 Ford Mustang GT which is expected to deliver segment-leading fuel economy and 412 horsepower ..... more

Ford G6 Limited Edition returns in 2010
2nd February, 2010
Ford Australia have welcomed back the G6 Limited Edition offering extra value at no cost ..... more

Ford Territory achieves 5 star safety rating
28th January, 2010
ANCAP have awarded the maximum 5-star rating to the entire Territory range ..... more

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Ford Figo for India
27th September, 2009
India’s role as an important player in the future of Ford Motor Company’s international strategy was underscored this week when the company’s President and CEO unveiled an all-new car targeting the Indian car market – the Ford Figo ..... more

Ford introduces value-packed G6 Limited Edition
22nd September, 2009
Based on the popular G6, the G6 Limited Edition is equipped with a host of additional features, including unique exterior finishes and luxury interior appointments, along with a truly sensational pricing offer for customers ..... more

Ford Broadmeadows Celebrates 50 Years
17th September, 2009
Past and present employees recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of Ford Australia's Broadmeadows Assembly Plant ..... more

FPV Launches All-New GS Sedan and Ute
2nd September, 2009
FPV's GS sedan and Ute are individually-speced to provide a combination of GT-based 302 kW V8 engine performance, FPV chassis enhancements, GS graphics and FPV driver comfort features ..... more

Ford's North American production to increase
14th August, 2009
While increasing production, Ford also is reprioritising vehicle shipments to ensure that vehicles in high demand, such as the Focus, Escape and Fusion, arrive at dealerships quickly ..... more

White vans gain style from Ford
7th August, 2009
Frozen white paintwork, wide performance blue bonnet stripes, 18 inch alloy wheels, twin exhaust pipes and spoilers ..... more

FPV Launches its F6 E
5th August, 2009
The F6 E will cater for the corner of the market - in particular executives - that want the performance and dynamics of the F6 with some added luxury appointments and subdued styling ..... more

Ford Fiesta Zetec road test (copyright image)

Ford Fiesta Zetec

27th July, 2009

New Fuel-Efficient Engines for Local Fords
26th July, 2009
Ford Australia announced on Friday it is investing $230 million to improve the fuel efficiency and environmental impact of its Australian-made models, including the first global application of Ford’s advanced 2.0-litre 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine in a rear-wheel drive vehicle, the Ford Falcon ..... more

Dearborn Doll - a unique Ford Mustang
24th July, 2009
Ford Motor Company has developed a truly one-of-a-kind vehicle, the Mustang AV-X10 “Dearborn Doll”. The car will be sold at auction during AirVenture Oshkosh (EAA)..... more

Revised Ford Mondeo Line-Up Released
17th July, 2009
Ford Australia has announced the release of a new MB series Mondeo range, headlined by the introduction of an all-new wagon bodystyle and an all-new, high-series model nameplate, the Mondeo Titanium ..... more

AutoAlliance Thailand Inaugurates New Passenger Car Plant
13th July, 2009
The new plant will produce the Mazda 2 and Ford Fiesta compact cars for sale in Thailand and export throughout the Asia-Pacific region ..... more (copyright image)

Ford Focus XR5 Turbo

24th June, 2009

Ford's European Sales Increase
21st June, 2009
Driven by enthusiastic customer demand for its strongest-ever range of vehicles, Ford – Europe's second-best selling brand, behind Volkswagen – saw its market share increase for the fifth successive month during May in its main 19 markets ..... more

North America's 2010 Ford Mustang Released
18th June, 2009
The 2010 Ford Mustang builds on the safety success of the 2008 Mustang, which became the first sports car and the first convertible to earn five-stars from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for frontal crash, side impact and roll-over tests ..... more

Ford's 80 Years at Dagenham
18th May, 2009
The 475 acre complex on the Thames River, in London, England, where activities include diesel engine design and manufacture, produced 1,050,000 units in 2008 ..... more

Ford Capri at Forty
8th May, 2009
Launched in January 1969 and marketed as "the car you always promised yourself", the Ford Capri was unashamedly aimed at a style-conscious generation ..... more

New Ford Focus in Detail
4th May, 2009
Immediately obvious are the dynamic new bonnet and the enlarged, trapezoidal opening of the lower grille, plus the dramatically sculpted headlamps ..... more

Ford Improves Fuel Economy and Safety on FG Falcon
6th April, 2009
From April 2009 production, a Falcon XT sedan with the optional ZF six-speed automatic transmission will have a fuel consumption rating of just 9.9 L/100 km ..... more

Ford Fiesta Lands In USA
30th March, 2009
The arrival, last week, on U.S. shores of over 100 new Ford Fiestas marks an important step in the roll-out of the first of Ford Motor Company’s new generation of global small cars ..... more

Ford Ranger Super Cab XL 4 x 4 utility road test (copyright image)

Ford Ranger Super Cab XL 4 x 4 utility

30th March, 2009

Ford Mustang: In The Beginning!
29th March, 2009
On 17th April, 1964, the Ford Mustang, with its long bonnet, short boot lid and sporty features, caused a sensation when it was introduced to the public at the New York World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows, Queens, New York ..... more

Ford Mondeo Wagon Due Mid-Year
22nd March, 2009
Mondeo Zetec wagon is powered by a 2.3 litre Duratec four cylinder engine, which produces 118 kW of power and 208 Nm of torque, and is matched to a six speed automatic transmission ..... more

Ford Shows the Way in Fuel Efficient Motoring
18th March, 2009
The Fiesta ECOnetic demonstrates the company's vision for a more sustainable future – a future that will become a reality in late 2009 ..... more

North America's Ford Mustang For 2010
17th March, 2009
The Mustang offers the broadest range of available power in its segment from the 210-horsepower 4.0 litre V6 to the GT featuring a 4.6 litre V-8, delivering 315 horsepower, up to the Shelby GT500’s 5.4 litre supercharged V8 pumping out 540 horsepower ..... more

FPV GT road test - FG series (copyright image)


15th March, 2009

New Ford Focus Introduces Kinetic Design Themes
5th March, 2009
The launch of new Focus brings with it a dynamic new look identified by distinctive headlamps and a confident 'posture' ..... more

Ford Reveals New Look SY Territory MkII
1st March, 2009
The Territory has been an outstanding success for Ford since it was launched in 2004, achieving both sales success and critical acclaim over the past four and a half years ..... more

FPV Reveals the Stylish F6 E Concept
24th February, 2009
Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) yesterday set a new benchmark in executive styling and performance with the unveiling of an all-new concept, the F6 E ..... more

Ford Europe Has Highest January Market Share Since 2004
13th February, 2009
Led by encouraging January sales of the new Fiesta, Ford of Europe increased its market share across Europe's 19 main markets by more than half a percentage point to 9.3 per cent, the highest January share since 2004 ..... more

Ford's First Battery Electric Vehicle For USA In 2010
9th February, 2009
Transit Connect with battery electric power is the initial offering in Ford’s aggressive new electric vehicle plan to bring pure battery-powered vehicles, hybrids and plug-in hybrids to market ..... more

Ford's Dual-Clutch Transmission
29th January, 2009
PowerShift provides the full comfort of an automatic with a more sophisticated driving dynamic, thanks to uninterrupted torque from the dual-clutch technology, which consists essentially of two manual transmissions working in parallel, each with its own independent clutch unit ..... more

Ford Transit Starts New Year With Motor Home Award
29th January, 2009
Ford Transit has won its first award for 2009. For the second year running, Transit was judged the best base vehicle by the UK's Motorcaravan Motorhome Monthly (MMM) magazine ..... more

Europe's Ford Focus RS Production Starts
25th January, 2009
The first production example of the exciting new Ford Focus RS for Europe rolled off the production line this week at Ford of Europe's Saarlouis plant in Germany ..... more

FPV Open Day Back in 2009
18th January, 2009
On Sunday 1st March at their Campbellfield headquarters, the performance powerhouse will once again open the doors to the public for a day of fun for all the family ..... more

Ford F-Series Remains American Best-Seller In 2008
8th January, 2009
For the 32nd year in a row, Ford’s award-winning F-Series is America’s best-selling truck with 2008 sales of 515,513. F-series outsold its nearest truck rival by more than 50,000 units ..... more

New Ford Fiesta Just Around The Corner
7th January, 2009
Ford's new feature laden Fiesta, complete with good looks and dynamic driveability, will shake up the light car segment when it arrives in Ford dealerships late this month ..... more

More Punch For Ford Shelby GT500
6th January, 2009
America's new 2010 Ford Shelby GT500 delivers the most power and refinement ever for a Ford's SVT-tuned performance Mustang – and a few surprises, too ..... more

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Ford G6E Turbo (copyright image)

The Top Drives of 2008
31st December, 2008
This year we are delighted to announce the winners are the Ford G6E Turbo (under $57,180) and the Volkswagen Touareg R50 (over $57,180) ..... more

FPV F6 Wins NZ Car of the Year
9th December, 2008
FPV’s new F6 ran away a clear winner in the Performance Car of the Year category, as well as the headline Car of the Year award ..... more

Ford Ranger Max Show Truck Delivers Maximum Capability, Style and Impact
5th December, 2008
The distinctive contrast between Ranger Max's orange paintwork with matt black accents is inspired by the functional design found in some modern power tools ..... more

Ford Cologne Plant Receives Manufacturing Excellence Award
27th November, 2008
The Ford manufacturing plant in Cologne has won a Manufacturing Excellence Award for its innovative approach to the manufacturing launch of new Fiesta in the facility earlier this year ..... more

Ford Engine Plant in Geelong to Stay
23rd November, 2008
Ford Australia’s Geelong Engine Plant, which currently employs 400 people, will remain open post-2010 and continue producing the company’s in-line six-cylinder engine, which will now be engineered for Euro IV compatibility ..... more

Ford G6E Turbo road test (copyright image)

Ford G6E Turbo

10th November, 2008

Ford Fiesta Wins Scottish Car Of The Year
5th November, 2008
The all-new Fiesta took top honours at the Fairmont, St Andrews, on Friday night having earlier been crowned Scottish Small Car of the Year ..... more

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Self-Catering Holiday
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Ford Model T Contest: European University Wins Worldwide Competition
22nd October, 2008
A century after the Model T put the world on wheels, Ford Motor Company has announced the winners of a competition that challenged five universities from around the world to design a revolutionary vehicle concept for the 21st century ..... more

New Ford Fiesta Due Early 2009
13th October, 2008
Ford's new feature laden Fiesta, complete with good looks and dynamic driveability, will shake up the light car segment when it goes on sale in early 2009 ..... more

New FPV Model Celebrates Performance Heritage
12th October, 2008
Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) is celebrating its fifth year with the release of the FPV 5th Anniversary model ..... more

Limited Edition Ford Territory SR2 Released
9th October, 2008
The introduction of the new Territory SR2 follows the success of the Territory SR model line over recent years, with limited edition models in 2006, 2007 and 2008 all delivering exceptional value-for-money ..... more

All New Ford Fiesta: Production Begins
1st October, 2008
This all new model of the Ford Fiesta has been designed and developed by the European arm of Ford's global product development team to meet the demands and expectations of customers around the world ..... more

Production Begins Of Europe's New Ford Ka
30th September, 2008
The first volume production example of the new Ford Ka rolled off the production line at a special ceremony recently in Tychy, Poland, 12 years after the original Ka was launched to great acclaim ..... more

RS Badge Returns To Ford UK
15th September, 2008
So far 1,000 customer orders have been placed. Although Ford has not yet released details on colours choices, around 40 per cent of the requests are for the unique Electric Green shade of the show vehicle ..... more

FPV Celebrates Five Years in Power
9th September, 2008
FPV has announced that they will build a special commemorative model which will be revealed next month ..... more

Ford Focus Coupe-Cabriolet road test (copyright image)

Ford Focus Coupe-Cabriolet

8th September, 2008

Ford Improves FG Falcon Sat Nav
14th August, 2008
Ford Australia yesterday announced two new technology developments for the FG Falcon range, both of which are the first of their type to be introduced by an automotive vehicle brand in Australia ..... more

Ford Falcon XR6 road test (copyright image)

Ford Falcon XR6

13th August, 2008

Ford Falcon FG With 5 Stars
8th August, 2008
Ford's all-new FG Falcon has become the first Australian-built car to receive a five-star safety rating from the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) ..... more

Europe's All New Ford Ka For 2009
4th August, 2008
Twelve years after the original Ka was launched to great acclaim, its successor captures the same youthful and cheeky spirit ..... more

Dynamic Stability Control to be Introduced on Ford's FG Falcon Ute
14th July, 2008
Ford Australia has announced it will progressively introduce Dynamic Stability Control across the petrol FG Falcon Ute range from September ..... more

Ford At Goodwood Festival Of Speed
1st July, 2008
Ford Motor Company, a major sponsor of the Goodwood Festival of Speed since its inception in 1993, will again be supporting this prestigious event to be held over the weekend of 11th-13th July, 2008 ..... more

Revised Ford Focus XR5 Turbo Arriving
19th June, 2008
Ford's fire-breathing Focus XR5 Turbo will boast a fresh new look and will be loaded with even more specification and premium quality features when the new LV model goes on sale this month ..... more

Ford Territory Turbo road test - SY series (copyright image)

Ford Territory Turbo

19th June, 2008

Tata Motors completes acquisition of Jaguar Land Rover
4th June, 2008
Tata Motors has now acquired the Jaguar Land Rover businesses from Ford Motor Company for a net consideration of US $2.3 billion, as announced on 26th March, in an all-cash transaction ..... more

Ford's New V8 Supercar Weapon Has Arrived
4th June, 2008
Ford's new FG V8 Supercar 'FG01' is set to roll from its current home at Ford Performance Racing (FPR) to the tarmac at Sandown this weekend, making its public debut at the famous '400' in Melbourne ..... more

FPV Delivers High Performance Utilities
1st June, 2008
With power increases across the range, Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) has launched its new generation of high-performance F6 and V8 work horses – the F6 Ute, Pursuit and Super Pursuit ..... more

FPV Delivers New Generation GT-P and GT
21st May, 2008
Building on the strong heritage of the GT nameplate, Ford Performance Vehicles’ new 315 kW GT-P and GT deliver the latest evolution of V8 powered vehicles that boast impressive performance and outstanding driving dynamics ..... more

Designing A 21st Century Model T
20th May, 2008
A century after the Model T put the world on wheels, Ford is challenging five universities from around the world to dream big and design a Model T concept for this century ..... more

FPV Reveals the Stylish GT E
20th May, 2008
Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) has set a new benchmark in executive styling with the release of the all-new GT E, the pinnacle of the V8 powered GT range ..... more

FPV Launches Powerful F6
18th May, 2008
With 310 kW of power, Ford Performance Vehicles’ (FPV) new turbo-charged F6 sedan is one of the best performing six-cylinder vehicles on the Australian market ..... more

New Ford Falcon Ute Ready For June Release
12th May, 2008
Ford Australia has released the specifications for the all new FG Falcon utility range, showcasing all new exterior and interior designs, an all new front suspension, new powertrains with more power and torque, and a host of unique ute features ..... more

Ford Shelby GT500KR: World-Class Performance From The Most Powerful Production Mustang Ever
4th May, 2008
The 2008 Ford Shelby GT500KR is the new “King of the Road” – the most powerful production Mustang ever produced, thanks to a 540-hp supercharged 5.4-litre V-8 with 510 lb.-ft. of torque ..... more

Ford Focus On Performance
30th April, 2008
Fast, fun and fabulously good looking, a new version of Ford’s performance flagship Focus goes on sale at dealerships across Great Britain later this week ..... more

Ford Saddled With 9 Million Mustangs
25th April, 2008
Ford Motor Company announced on Wednesday, 23rd April, 2008, that it has built its 9 millionth Mustang. The Mustang GT convertible is heading to America's mid-west to be delivered to a dealership in Iowa ..... more

Former Ford Australia President Geoff Polites Passes Away
21st April, 2008
The untimely passing of Chief Executive Officer of Jaguar Land Rover and former Ford Australia President Geoff Polites over the weekend has robbed his family, friends and colleagues of a dedicated, focused and determined man who was an inspiration to everyone he met ..... more

FPV Reveals Power Figures for New FG Model Range
15th April, 2008
Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) has revealed that its new F6 engine will produce 310 kW, while the new Boss V8 engine will increase its power output to 315 kW ..... more

Ford at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
11th April, 2008
Ford, a major sponsor of England's Goodwood Festival of Speed since its inception in 1993, will again be supporting this prestigious event 11th-13th July, 2008 ..... more

Ford Falcon GT Cobra road test - BFII series (copyright image)

Ford Falcon GT Cobra

10th April, 2008

Transit Connect Becomes Ford's Romanian Connection
4th April, 2008
Ford Motor Company recently became the majority owner of the former Automobile Craiova vehicle manufacturing complex in Romania ..... more

Ford Escape Updated
3rd April, 2008
Ford released details of a new fresh-looking Escape Sport Utility Vehicle at the Adelaide Motor Show yesterday, showcasing an extensive make-over, a revised interior, additional safety and an attractive new recommended retail price ..... more

Ford and Shelby To Build 2009 Shelby GT500KR
2nd April, 2008
To compliment the one thousand 2008 Shelby GT500KR 40th anniversary Edition “King of the Road” Mustangs, Ford and Shelby Automobiles have announced that an additional 746 units will be built for the 2009 model year to help meet worldwide demand of the super car ..... more

Ford Announces Pricing for All-New FG Falcon
28th March, 2008
Ford Australia yesterday announced the recommended retail pricing for the all-new FG Falcon range, including both sedan and utility models, along with the new BF Falcon Wagon Mk III ..... more

Tata Motors To Purchase Jaguar & Land Rover
27th March, 2008
Tata Motors, of India, yesterday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with the Ford Motor Company, of USA, for the purchase of Jaguar and Land Rover, comprising brands, plants and Intellectual Property Rights ..... more

Ford To Introduce New BF Falcon Wagon Mk III
24th March, 2008
Ford Australia has announced an update to the current BF series Falcon wagon, with the introduction of a new model name, new features and additional safety equipment ..... more

FPV Reveals New FG Range
17th March, 2008
Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) has unveiled its new Falcon-based range, having recently lifted the covers off the latest evolutions of its performance GT sedan, F6 sedan and Super Pursuit Ute ..... more

Avro’s 720 Mirage Ford GT: The Ultimate Limited Edition!
17th March, 2008
Just as the Ford GT becomes a legend in its own time, Avro Motor Cars, the Brooklands (UK) based super car specialist, has joined forces with Roush Technologies in the UK to provide a further strictly limited edition of the car ..... more

Ford Model T Turns 100
6th March, 2008
The car that put the world on wheels, the Ford Model T, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2008 and Ford is planning a year-long series of celebrations to honour the pioneering vehicle ..... more

2008 Ford Falcon XR6 - FG series

Ford Unveils New FG Falcon
27th February, 2008
Ford Australia has unveiled the new FG Falcon range, showcasing new exterior and interior architectures and designs, a new front suspension, new powertrains with more power, more torque and improved fuel economy, and an advanced safety package ..... more

New Ford Falcon For Melbourne Motor Show
22nd February, 2008
All-new exterior and interior designs and an all-new front suspension are headline features of the new FG range, along with more power and economy plus an advanced safety package ..... more

New Ford Fiesta For 2009
19th February, 2008
Designed and developed in Europe for release in Europe, Asia, South Africa, Australia and the Americas between 2008 and 2010, the new Fiesta is the first major product of Ford’s new global product development process. This new small car keeps alive a name synonymous with more than 30 years of success and strong driving dynamics in Europe and is already well known in markets across Asia, Australia and South America ..... more

Ford Falcon GT road test - BFII series (copyright image)

Ford Falcon GT

12th February, 2008

Europe's Little Ford Transit Connect For USA
8th February, 2008
A 2 litre four cylinder van for America! Are the times changing? ..... more

New Coupe-Cabriolet To Complete Europe's Revised Ford Focus Range
7th February, 2008
The newly restyled four-seater Ford Focus Coupé-Cabriolet will have its public debut at the 2008 Geneva Motor Show ..... more

FPV Launches Powerful ‘F6X’ Sports SUV
1st February, 2008
Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) has set a new benchmark in performance motoring with the launch of the hot sports F6X, the most powerful six-cylinder SUV in the Australian market ..... more

Ford To Invest Over R1.5 Billion For South African Export Programme
31st January, 2008
Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has announced plans to invest more than R 1.5 billion to expand operations for the production of Ford's next-generation compact pick-up truck and Puma diesel engine ..... more (copyright image)

Ford Mustang GT

29th January, 2008

Ford Looks To Tata For Cash
7th January, 2008
Ford is committed to focused negotiations at a more detailed level with Tata Motors concerning the potential sale of the combined Jaguar Land Rover business ..... more

Glass Roof For Ford Mustang
6th January, 2008
North American Ford Mustang enthusiasts have yet another choice, with a segment-first factory-installed fixed glass roof available in early (northern) summer of 2008 ..... more

Ford Researches Possible Next-Generation Safety Belt Technology
2nd January, 2008
One of Ford’s possible next-generation safety belts incorporates a four-point “belt and suspenders” design in lieu of the familiar three-point safety belt, while a second possible future safety belt incorporates an air bag directly into the belt itself ..... more

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Ford Meets RV Growth With Most Capable Motor Home Chassis Ever
2nd December, 2007
Ford adds most capable RV chassis ever to America’s best-selling motor home chassis line-up to meet consumer needs for larger RVs with more amenities ..... more

Ford Ka Goes Retro With Two-Tone Colours
30th November, 2007
Britain's best-selling 'super mini', the Ford Ka, continues to reinvent itself. The retro-look Two-Tone special edition is now on sale throughout the UK ..... more

Ford's Easy Fuel System Takes The Guesswork Out Of Filling-Up
26th November, 2007
Ford of Europe has announced that its Easy Fuel system which prevents drivers from filling up with the wrong type of fuel will be available on more Ford cars ..... more

Ford's New Summer Addition
20th November, 2007
German designed and engineered in conjunction with Pininfarina in Italy, the Coupé-Cabriolet will offer Ford Focus customers a stylish, smooth driving convertible that retains the impressive dynamics associated with the established model range ..... more

Ford's Genk Plant Hits 13 Million!
18th November, 2007
Another production milestone will be achieved at the Ford plant in Genk, Belgium, this weekend ..... more

Ford Mondeo Is A Hit In UK
9th November, 2007
Figures from the UK's Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show how the Ford range is winning more retail business – and how more buyers are opting for top spec luxury models ..... more

Ford Mustang Bullitt Races To North American Streets In 2008
7th November, 2007
Four decades after hitting the big screen and redefining the on-screen car chase, the Ford Mustang Bullitt returns to the streets in 2008, blending the best Mustang ever with the latest Ford Racing technology ..... more

Ford F6 Typhoon road test (copyright image)

Ford F6 Typhoon
(BF Mark II)

5th November, 2007

Ford Flex at SEMA
5th November, 2007
Ahead of Flex’s arrival in North American dealerships next (northern) summer, Ford tapped two customisers to help customers start dreaming about the customisation options this all new vehicle brings ..... more

Ford Dunton Looks Forward To Another 40 Years Engineering The Blue Oval's Lead
1st November, 2007
Ford Dunton (England), where future engines, transmissions and commercial vehicles are developed, turns 40 this year. During his visit in July to mark the anniversary, The Prince of Wales drove a prototype Ford Focus low-carbon ECOnetic model ..... more

Worldwide Recall Issued on Ford Model Ts
30th October, 2007
The recall is, of course, voluntary and all part of the fun of the 2008 Model T Ford Centennial T Party being held at the Wayne County Fairgrounds and Exposition Centre in Richmond, Indiana, USA ..... more

New Ford Focus Range Delivers Choice & Value
29th October, 2007
Increased safety levels, white-hot pricing, a powerful yet economical diesel engine, two new body configurations and revised styling are among the raft of changes providing a greater level of choice and value for customers in the 2007 Ford Focus line-up ..... more

Ford Mondeo Scoops Top Scots Award
28th October, 2007
Ford’s new Mondeo has collected a top motoring accolade after triumphing at the 2007 Scottish Car of the Year awards ..... more

Ford Announces Bold New Look On Falcon XR
24th October, 2007
The new look Falcon XR sedan includes a new body kit and revised exterior mirror treatment, along with a revised alloy wheel design on premium XR sedan models ..... more

FPV Unleashes New F6 X
19th October, 2007
The new F6 X is the first non-Falcon based vehicle introduced by FPV, which will extend the FPV brand into new markets and offer customers a unique opportunity in Australian performance motoring ..... more

Ford's Cabrio Arriving Next Month
17th October, 2007
Coupé-Cabriolet is the sophisticated new star of the Focus range and will become the hero car in terms of luxury flair and elegance, just as the Focus XR5 Turbo represents performance said Ford Australia President Tom Gorman ..... more

New Ford Mondeo More Than Just Good Looks
15th October, 2007
Dramatic design, state of the art safety, innovative features and an attractive recommended retail price will see the new model enjoy the same success in Australia as it has already experienced in Europe ..... more

FPV Unveils The Cobra
12th October, 2007
The iconic Cobra name has returned to Australian motoring, with Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) unveiling its new special edition GT Cobra and Cobra Ute ..... more

Ford Announces Limited Edition "XR by Craig Lowndes"
11th October, 2007
Ford Australia has announced details of its unique limited edition "XR by Craig Lowndes" Falcon Ute, which is due for release this week ..... more

New Mondeo Is Latest Ford Model With Top Safety Rating
27th September, 2007
The new Ford Mondeo has won a 5-star rating for adult occupant protection in the latest round of Euro NCAP safety testing announced yesterday ..... more

Ford Mustang GT Arrives In Australia
19th September, 2007
The V8-powered Ford Mustang GT coupe or convertible are available for $115,000 (RRP), ready for registration in any State or Territory with a high-quality conversion to right-hand drive and full compliance to Australian Design Rules ..... more

Ford Transit and the AA Patrol Britain's Roads
19th September, 2007
Ford and the AA, the UK's largest roadside assistance organisation, have strengthened their partnership with the announcement that 300 new Ford Transits will be used by patrols across the country ..... more

Ford Verve Concept Hints At Small Car Future
24th August, 2007
All eyes will be firmly focused on the Ford stand at next month’s Frankfurt Motor Show when the manufacturer takes the wraps off its vision for the future, - the Ford Verve Concept ..... more

Ford Kuga For Europe In 2008
20th July, 2007
Ford of Europe's model range will have an all-new addition early in 2008 – The Ford Kuga. A preview model of the production vehicle will be presented at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) in mid-September ..... more

Ford Announces New Engine Direction
18th July, 2007
Way back on 10th November, 2005, the Next Car team reported on Ford's new 3.5 litre V6 engine. You can read the story here. The article included the quote "Our new 3.5-litre V-6 is a key component in Ford’s global powertrain strategy..." ..... more

Ford Enhances Falcon, Territory, Ranger and Focus
3rd July, 2007
Ford Australia has announced a host of key enhancements across its popular Falcon, Territory, Ranger and Focus model lines, including more safety equipment, additional features and revised pricing .... more

America's Ford Taurus X Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick
27th June, 2007
Ford's new crossover vehicle, the 2008 Ford Taurus X will arrive in North American showrooms in coming months bearing both a Top Safety Pick rating by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the US government’s highest five-star rash test ratings ..... more

Ford Shelby GT For 2008
21st June, 2007
The magic duo of Ford Mustang and Carroll Shelby bring open-air excitement to American roads for the 2008 model year as the Ford Shelby GT returns with a new convertible body style ..... more

Ford At Goodwood Festival of Speed
19th June, 2007
Ford Motor Company, a major sponsor of the Goodwood Festival of Speed since its inception in 1993, will again be supporting this prestigious event on 22nd-24th June, 2007. The Festival of Speed is Europe's premier historic motor sporting event, a combination of hill climb, rally stage, garden party and motor show, all in the grounds of Goodwood House ..... more

Ford Fiesta XR4 Now Available
10th June, 2007
Ford's latest hot-hatch, the Fiesta XR4, will deliver an exciting new sports performance option for small-car enthusiasts when it goes on sale this month ..... more

Ford's Role In Developing More Lifelike Paediatric Crash Dummy Receives Recognition
29th May, 2007
Ford Motor Company's leading role in developing an abdominal insert for pediatric crash dummies continues to receive positive recognition from engineers and experts within the field of biomechanics ..... more

Ford Joins UK's New Eco Rally
27th May, 2007
Future and current Ford vehicles leading the auto industry towards reduced carbon emissions will be part of the first Brighton to London eco rally on 5th June, 2007 ..... more

Ford Escape Hybrid Taxis For New York
27th May, 2007
The Ford Escape Hybrid and Mercury Mariner Hybrid meet the existing New York City taxi requirements and the proposed new fuel economy policy ..... more

Ford Australia Reports 2006 Financial Results
20th May, 2007
Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited reported, on Friday, a net after-tax loss of $40.3 million for its 2006 fiscal year, compared to an after-tax profit of $148.2 million in 2005 ..... more

The 1932 Ford and Henry Ford’s Flathead V-8 engine
2nd May, 2007
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of two automotive icons, a once-in-a-lifetime celebration will take place in Dearborn, Michigan, USA, on 9th-12th August, 2007 ..... more

More Show For Shelby GT500
27th April, 2007
Even with demand for the most muscular Mustang ever – the Ford Shelby GT500 – at a record high, Ford is cranking up additional interest in the USA with a new, limited-edition package that adds unique visual appeal to the Shelby GT500 ..... more

US Car Chiefs Meet With President George Bush
27th March, 2007
Joint statement attributable to Chrysler Group president and CEO Tom LaSorda, Ford Motor Company president and CEO Alan Mulally, and General Motors chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner regarding the meeting between President George W. Bush and the CEOs of America’s domestic auto industry ..... more

Ford Fiesta Line-Up Grows
13th March, 2007
The addition of a sporty new European styled Fiesta Zetec five-door has bolstered the ranks of Ford's feature-laden light car competitor to include five different models ..... more

Ford at the 2007 Melbourne Motor Show
6th March, 2007
An expanded Ford line-up has been revealed at the 2007 Melbourne Motor Show, with the announcement of several new models, namely the Fiesta XR4, the Focus diesel, the Focus Coupe-Cabriolet, the new Mondeo in addition to numerous Falcon based 'specials' to join the Ford range later this year ..... more

Europe's New Fords
26th February, 2007
The dramatic, all-new Mondeo, Ford of Europe's most technologically-advanced car ever and the redesigned C-MAX will take centre stage on the Ford stand in Geneva ..... more

Ford Taurus Returning To North America
8th February, 2007
Ford Motor Company announced, overnight, that it is bringing back the well-known Ford Taurus name to North America and introducing a new name – the Taurus X – for its new wagon and returning the Mercury Sable to the line-up as 2008-models ..... more

The Longest Ford Transit in the World
16th January, 2007
Ford's Commercial Vehicle development team, based at the company's Dunton Technical Centre in Essex (England) has developed an unusual one-off limousine – the Transit XXL ..... more

Model T Ford Club's Adelaide Display
15th January, 2007
Sunday, 14th January, 2007 saw the opening of a display by the Model T Ford Club at the National Motor Museum in Birdwood, South Australia ..... more

Records Tumble as FPV Celebrates Its Best Year
12th January, 2007
Ford Performance Vehicles defied high petrol prices and a national trend away from large cars in 2006 to post the best sales year of its short history ..... more

Ford Interceptor Concept
9th January, 2007
Building on its legacy of bold muscle cars, Ford is introducing a modern, all-American sedan concept that combines “Built Ford Tough” attitude with the sporty elegance of its iconic 1960s sedans at the 2007 Detroit Motor Show ..... more

FPV to Celebrate 10th Annual Open Day
5th January, 2007
Ford Performance Vehicles will celebrate the completion of the most successful year in its history at the 10th consecutive running of its famous Open Day on Sunday, 25th February, 2007 ..... more

Lincoln MKR Concept Car
2nd January, 2007
Lincoln is pulling the wraps off a head-turning new concept car at the 2007 Detroit Motor Show next week, signaling its design strategy for the next-generation of premium American vehicles ..... more

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New 2007 Ford Shelby GT Begins Production
27th December, 2006
The first Ford Shelby GT has fired up its engine and driven out of the Shelby Automobiles build centre in Las Vegas (USA) in celebration of the start of production of the third model in the modern day Ford Shelby Mustang portfolio ..... more

Safety Package For Ford Territory
1st December, 2006
Ford has announced details of two new safety packages which will be available on Territory TX rear-wheel drive and Territory TS rear-wheel drive from today ..... more

Duke of Edinburgh presents the Lord’s Taverners 800th Ford Transit Minibus to mark the Queen’s 80th Birthday
30th November, 2006
The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron and Twelfth Man of The Lord’s Taverners, cricket’s official charity in England, has presented the 800th Lord’s Taverners minibus to Holyport Manor School, Maidenhead at Windsor Castle ..... more

Mustang by Giugiaro
29th November, 2006
The Ford Mustang captured the hearts and minds of millions of enthusiasts and future owners when the all-new model debuted ..... more

Detroit's Big 3 Meet US President George W. Bush
15th November, 2006
Joint statement attributable to Chrysler Group president and CEO Tom LaSorda, Ford Motor Company president and CEO Alan Mulally, and General Motors chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner regarding the meeting between President George W. Bush and the CEOs of America's domestic automotive industry ..... more

New Ford Ranger Unveiled
14th November, 2006
Ford Australia unveiled the vehicle that will replace Courier and spearhead its light commercial vehicle line-up in 2007 at the recent Sydney Motor Show – the all-new Ford Ranger ..... more

Ford Ready To Claim 30 Years Leadership in UK
7th November, 2006
Ford is racing towards 30 successive years as Britain's top selling car brand, helped by an October share of the total vehicle market of almost 17 per cent ..... more

Ford Dedicates New R&D Centre in Geelong
2nd November, 2006
Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman Bill Ford joined with Victorian State Premier, Steve Bracks and Federal Minister for Industry, Tourism & Resources, Ian Macfarlane last Friday to officially dedicate the new Research & Development Centre currently under construction by Ford in Geelong ..... more

Here comes the new Ford Focus Coupe-Cabriolet
30th October, 2006
Ford's stylish range of small vehicles just got a whole lot wider with the announcement that the fun and exciting Focus Coupe-Cabriolet will join the line-up in 2007 ..... more

Ford launches the new BF Falcon MkII range
17th October, 2006
Ford has launched the new BF Falcon MkII range, which will go on sale later this month ..... more

Ford Falcon XR6 road test - BF series (copyright image)

Ford Falcon XR6
(BF series)

11th October, 2006

Ford Wins Bathurst!
9th October, 2006
Craig Lowndes and Jamie Whincup have won Australia's biggest motor race, the 1,000 km endurance race at Bathurst in a Ford Falcon ..... more

New Ford All-Rounder Hits a Six
5th October, 2006
The dynamic world of Australian limited overs cricket has a new sponsor – the new Ford Ranger ..... more

Ford Australia Reports 2005 Profit
1st October, 2006
Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited* reported a net profit after tax of $148.2 million for calendar year 2005 ..... more

Ford Transit Is International Van of the Year 2007
26th September, 2006
The new Ford Transit that was recently launched in Australia has been awarded the prestigious title of 'International Van of the Year 2007' at an award ceremony in Germany ..... more

Paris Preview For Europe's All-New Ford Mondeo
24th September, 2006
Europe's all-new Ford Mondeo makes its world debut at the 2006 Paris Motor Show between 30th September and 15th October, 2006 ..... more

New Ford Transit Has It All
7th September, 2006
Ford's most successful global commercial vehicle range, Transit, enters a new era in its long and accomplished life with a series of extensive improvements ..... more

Around Australia for Under $1,000!
27th August, 2006
Ford's LPG Challenge returned to Melbourne at 3:15pm on Friday 25th August after driving more than 13,950kms around Australia and spending only $997.55 on fuel by filling up solely on LPG ..... more

LPG Challenge on Track to Achieve $1,000 around Australia Target
21st August, 2006
Ford's LPG Challenge arrived in Brisbane yesterday (Sunday 20th August) after covering more than 11,700 kilometres and spending only $851.95 on fuel ..... more

Woodward Dream Cruise: Ford
18th August, 2006
At this year’s Woodward Dream Cruise, one of America's great motoring events, Ford Motor Company is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the quintessential hot rod, the ’32 Ford, also known as the "Deuce" ..... more

Ford Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Hot Rod
17th August, 2006
The year was 1932. The United States was reeling from the Great Depression. War loomed in Europe. Famine ravaged Russia. Yet hope and innovation were dawning ..... more

New Initiative Makes Ford Dedicated LPG Vehicles an Even More Attractive Proposition
15th August, 2006
The Federal Government's contribution of $1,000 towards the purchase cost of a new factory-fitted LPG powered vehicle for private use has made Ford's range of dedicated LPG models an even more attractive proposition ..... more

Ford Announces New BF Falcon MkII
11th August, 2006
Ford Australia President Tom Gorman today announced details of the new BF Falcon MkII range, which will go on sale in October ..... more

Ford Confirms Shelby GT As Part Of Product-Led Turnaround
10th August, 2006
New Shelby GT to go on sale in January across America as the newest member of the Mustang performance car stable ..... more

Ford: Germany Restarts WRC Action
8th August, 2006
Following a two-month summer break, BP-Ford World Rally Team returns to competitive action on next week's Rallye Deutschland ..... more

Ford Takes On a Fuel Challenge
4th August, 2006
How much would it cost to drive a family sedan around mainland Australia? Ford Australia believes it can be done for approximately $1,000 in fuel costs ..... more

Ford Unveils Coolest Car At The London Motor Show
18th July, 2006
Ford today celebrates the success of the Ford Focus – the UK 's most popular car – with the unveiling of a unique new model sure to melt the hearts of show goers ..... more

One Millionth Ford Focus For London Motor Show
13th July, 2006
Sales of Britain's top-selling car have broken seven figures, with car number 1,000,000 scheduled for display at the London Motor Show next week ..... more

Falcon & Territory Head Ford June Sales
10th July, 2006
Sales of Ford's locally manufactured large car family – Falcon, Territory and Falcon Ute – have performed strongly during June, heading up a solid finish to the second quarter for Ford Australia ..... more

New Ford Focus Coupé-Cabriolet
29th June, 2006
The new Ford Focus Coupé-Cabriolet combines open air motoring with the comfort, stability and all-round practicality already associated with the Focus range ..... more

New Ford Territory Turbo
21st June, 2006
"The Territory turbo range of vehicles continues the innovation and groundbreaking development associated with the original Territory programme," said Ford Australia President, Tom Gorman ..... more

Ford Confirms Mexican Investment
18th June, 2006
Ford Motor Company confirmed, on Friday 16th June, 2006, an intent to invest in and strengthen its 81-year-old manufacturing presence in Mexico as part of the company’s North American Way Forward plan ..... more

Ford Delivers a New Way to Escape
8th June, 2006
Ford Australia has pulled back the covers on the new ZC series Escape SUV, boasting fresh exterior styling, a more luxurious and convenient interior package and upgraded powertrains for improved driving quality ..... more

Special Edition Falcon Utes Loaded With Value
19th May, 2006
Four special edition Falcon Utes go on sale this month, each loaded with a range of additional features ..... more

75th Anniversary Of Iconic ’32 Ford
16th May, 2006
A display of the 75 most significant ’32 Ford hot rods of all time will launch next year’s 75th anniversary of the celebrated 1932 Ford, a car known for its innovative engine and bold design ..... more

Bill Ford's Speech To Shareholders
15th May, 2006
When Bill Ford speaks, shareholders listen ..... and so do others. Here's his speech from last week ..... more

Ford Australia Announces Major New Projects
5th May, 2006
Ford Australia has announced a new strategic direction for the company, including significant investment in new projects and accompanying facilities, totalling more than $1.8 billion (AUD) over the next decade ..... more

Ford Shelby GT500 Rated At 500 Horsepower
3rd May, 2006
The most powerful factory-built Mustang ever just got even more potent. Final certification testing of the Shelby GT500’s 5.4-litre supercharged V-8 shows it will produce 500 horsepower and 480 lb.-ft. of torque ..... more

Focus XR5 Turbo Boosts Ford Performance Arsenal
21st April, 2006
Ford has revealed the latest weapon in its high performance arsenal – the Focus XR5 Turbo; engineered in Europe and boasting performance levels that will be the envy of many larger car drivers ..... more

New Ford Transit To Be Unveiled Next Week
19th April, 2006
The Ford stand at this year's Commercial Vehicle Show in England (26th-27th April), will be an array of new models for the commercial vehicle world ..... more

Ford Posts Strong Small Car Sales In March
12th April, 2006
Fiesta registered 517 sales for the month, while Focus sales of 1,311 vehicles saw it record its best first quarter result ..... more

Ford Designs And Builds New V8 Diesel Engine
10th April, 2006
The launch of a new V8 diesel engine at Ford's Dagenham Diesel Centre has further strengthened the site's role as the company's global centre for diesel engineering and manufacturing ..... more

Ambrose Scores First NASCAR Points
3rd April, 2006
Former V8 Supercar driver, Marcos Ambrose has made an impressive, but ultimately tough debut in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series at Martinsville in Virginia (USA) yesterday ..... more

Ambrose Tests Racing Ford Truck in the USA
22nd March, 2006
Two-time V8 Supercar Champion Marcos Ambrose has taken the wheel of his Ford F-150 racing truck over the past week in testing ahead of his entry in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series in the USA ..... more

Ford Unveils New Territory in Thailand
21st March, 2006
"The decision by Ford Thailand to add Territory to their line-up is further proof this innovative model is a world class vehicle," said Ford Australia President Tom Gorman ..... more

Positive Future for Pirtek Rally Team Ford
20th March, 2006
Despite a non-finish in the Rally of Canberra, Pirtek Rally Team Ford has taken a lot of positives from its first official factory entry in the Australian Rally Championship for 25 years ..... more

Zetec Arrives To Complete New Fiesta Line-Up
16th March, 2006
Ford Australia's new 2006 Fiesta range is now complete, following the addition of the sporty Zetec models to the line-up ..... more

Ford Adds Fuel To The Energy Debate
14th March, 2006
Calling on American lawmakers to "act with urgency," a Ford executive has told the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee that policies are needed to support an aggressive, integrated approach by industry and government ..... more

New Ford Courier Debuts in Thailand
10th March, 2006
Ford Australia has indicated the all-new Courier light truck range will go on sale here at the end of 2006 ..... more

Pirtek Backs Ford In Rally Championship
8th March, 2006
Ford's entry in the 2006 Australian Rally Championship will officially be known as Pirtek Rally Team Ford ..... more

Ford Announces New Racing Manager
7th March, 2006
Ford Australia yesterday announced the appointment of Ray Price as the new Ford Racing Manager in Australia ..... more

Ford Duo Claim Points Finish In Rally Mexico
6th March, 2006
BP-Ford World Rally Team drivers Marcus Grönholm and Timo Rautiainen and team-mates Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen both claimed points finishes on the Rally Mexico ..... more

Ford Unveils Tough Truck Concept in Brisbane
3rd March, 2006
Ford Australia today drove home the importance of the light truck market by staging the local premiere of a stunning concept truck at the Brisbane Motor Show ..... more

WRC Leaders Ford Seek Treble In Mexico
27th February, 2006
The unbeaten BP-Ford World Rally Team will take its lead in the FIA World Rally Championship to Mexico this week ..... more

Ford's S-Max And Galaxy For Geneva
20th February, 2006
Ford Motor Company today announced the arrival of two all-new interpretations of the modern people carrier. The sporty new Ford S-Max and the spacious new Ford Galaxy ..... more

Ford Territory SR
17th February, 2006
Ford unveiled a special edition model of its popular award winning Territory at the Melbourne Motor Show – the Ford Territory SR ..... more

Falcon SR & New E-Gas Model Range Revealed
16th February, 2006
A new special edition Falcon was revealed at the Melbourne Motor Show, alongside an expanded range of dedicated E-Gas Falcons ..... more

New Special Edition BF Falcon XR6 Cab Chassis
14th February, 2006
Only 300 of the new special edition models will be made, to go on sale in May ..... more

Ford Territory Turbo
12th February, 2006
The all new turbo Territory models are a Ford Australia engineering innovation – it's no small task mating one of Ford's most popular engines to Australia's most successful Sports Utility Vehicle ..... more

Ford Focus XR5 Turbo Pricing Announced
10th February, 2006
The latest addition to Ford Australia's high performance arsenal, the new Focus XR5 Turbo, will go on sale in May with a recommended retail price of $35,990 ..... more

Ford Reveals a Stylish New Escape
7th February, 2006
"The Melbourne International Motor Show marks the first time this new vehicle is being shown before going on sale throughout Asia Pacific later this year," said Ford Australia President Tom Gorman ..... more

Focus Claims Ford's 50th World Rally Win
6th February, 2006
Marcus Grönholm and Timo Rautiainen scored Ford's 50th world rally victory when they won the Swedish Rally in a Ford Focus RS World Rally Car at the weekend ..... more

WRC Leader Ford Heads To Snowy Sweden
31st January, 2006
Rallye Monte Carlo winner Ford takes its FIA World Rally Championship lead to the Swedish Rally with an opportunity to build on its victorious start to the season ..... more

The 75 Most Significant ’32 Ford Hot Rods
30th January, 2006
After nominating 474 individual cars and completing 3 rounds of balloting, a blue ribbon panel of hot rod authorities has selected America's 75 most significant ’32 Ford hot rods ..... more

Ford Wins 2006 Monte Carlo Rally
23rd January, 2006
Marcus Grönholm and Timo Rautiainen claimed a masterful victory on their debut in the new Ford Focus RS World Rally Car on the Rallye Monte Carlo over the weekend ..... more

Four Millionth Ford Focus Produced In Europe
22nd January, 2006
The Ford Focus, one of Europe's most popular cars, reached another milestone last week when the four millionth example produced in Europe, a Colorado red, 136 PS TDCi Ford Focus 4-door, was driven off the line at Ford's assembly plant in Valencia, Spain on Thursday ..... more

Ford Ready For WRC
18th January, 2006
The opening of the FIA World Rally Championship season on the Rallye Monte Carlo (19th - 22nd January) heralds a new era for Ford ..... more

Ford Transit Gets Better
14th January, 2006
The most successful commercial vehicle range in Europe – the Ford Transit – enters a new era in its long and successful life, with a series of extensive improvements to keep it modern and relevant ..... more

Ford Shelby GT500: Most Powerful Mustang Ever
13th January, 2006
After 40 years, racing legend Carroll Shelby and the Ford Mustang are back together with the introduction of America's 2007 Ford Shelby GT500 ..... more

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Mustang Lets Kids Put The Pedal To The Metal
25th December, 2005
Just as the 1965 Mustang was a runaway hit, so was its counterpart pedal car. Four decades later, the pedal car with the Mustang logo is back ..... more

Australian Know-How Behind India's New Ford Fiesta
15th December, 2005
The latest model in Ford's Fiesta range has just commenced sales in India – and it's thanks to a team led by Ford Australia engineers and designers that motorists in the sub-continent have a car designed specifically for their local conditions ..... more

Pricing For 2006 Ford Fiesta
11th December, 2005
Ford Australia has released pricing details of its new Fiesta range, which goes on sale from January 2006 ..... more

Ford's New Rally Challenger Launched
5th December, 2005
Ford of Europe has unveiled the new Ford Focus RS World Rally Car at the Bologna Motor Show in Italy. The car will be Ford's challenger in the FIA World Rally Championship from 2006 onwards ..... more

More Success for Ford in Best Car Awards
23rd November, 2005
Australia's state motoring organisations have named Ford as winner in two categories in, what they call, 'Australia's Best Cars' ..... more

Ford Invention Wins Award
17th November, 2005
The UK's Autocar magazine has presented Ford with the "Idea Of The Year Award" for its Easy Fuel Concept, a simple device that prevents drivers from accidentally filling their diesel car with petrol ..... more

Ford Drives UK Transport Secretary
13th November, 2005
The Ford Focus Flex Fuel Vehicle was the UK's Transport Secretary's chosen car to travel to the Environment Friendly Vehicle Conference, ..... more

Ford Unveils America's New V-6 Engine
10th November, 2005
Ford yesterday unveiled its new 3.5-litre V-6 engine, a more powerful and cleaner engine that, eventually, will be under the bonnet of one in five Ford products in North America ..... more

Fiat and Ford Sign Small Cars Agreement
8th November, 2005
Fiat and Ford announced yesterday that they have signed a definitive agreement to cooperate on the joint development and production of vehicles in the European small car (sub-B) segment ..... more

Ford GTX1 Roadster At SEMA
2nd November, 2005
With the 1966 Sebring-winning Ford GTX1 roadster as inspiration, Ford SVT's Kip Ewing unveiled his take on that legendary racer at the Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas ..... more

New Sparkle for 2006 Fiesta
31st October, 2005
Ford's small car range, Fiesta, is set to receive a distinctive new look ..... more

Thailand Important For Ford's Growth
28th October, 2005
Ford Chairman, Bill Ford shared the company’s global vision on Innovation when he visited the Ford Jor Charoen Prachuabkirikhan dealership in Hua Hin, Thailand yesterday ..... more

Bill Ford Hosts Debut Of Ford Fiesta In India
26th October, 2005
Ford Motor Company took another step forward in the important and growing Indian automotive market ..... more

FPV Shifts into Top Gear with New BF Range
18th October, 2005
Ford Performance Vehicles unveiled its bold new range of high-performance vehicles at Sydney's 2005 Australian International Motor Show ..... more

New Focus XR5 Turbo to Join Ford Line-Up
17th October, 2005
Ford has revealed its latest performance vehicle – the five cylinder Focus XR5 Turbo, equipped with a six-speed manual gearbox ..... more

Ford Equator Concept
11th October, 2005
Ford Motor Company has announced that a world premiere concept - the Ford Equator - will join the all-new Focus and Explorer at the 39th Tokyo Motor Show ..... more

2007 Ford Shelby GT500 Convertible
30th September, 2005
The Ford Shelby GT500, one of the most anticipated and powerful cars for America in 2006, just got hotter with the announcement that a convertible version will join the Ford line-up ..... more

Ford Falcon XR8 road test - BA Mark II series (copyright image)

Ford Falcon XR8
(BA Mark II series)

30th September, 2005

Global Ford Fiesta Debuts in India
29th September, 2005
Designed and engineered by a team of Ford Australia, Ford India, and European designers and engineers, a new Fiesta is set to revolutionise the Indian market ..... more

FPV Sets New GT Record
27th September, 2005
Ford Performance Vehicles has developed the most successful GT Falcon of all time ..... more

"Easy Fuel" concept launched by Ford
26th September, 2005
Ford engineers have developed an intelligent refuelling system to prevent petrol accidentally being put into the tank of a diesel-engineered car ..... more

Bill Ford Remarks On Innovation
23rd September, 2005
People listen when Bill Ford speaks about the future of Ford. Here's his speech from Wednesday 21st September, 2005 ..... more

A Joint Fiat & Ford Tiny Car
21st September, 2005
Fiat and Ford have confirmed that discussions have taken place between the two companies to determine if they should pursue a joint development ..... more

New Ford Model Pricing Released
20th September, 2005
Ford Australia today released pricing details of its upcoming BF Falcon and SY Territory range ..... more

Territory Looks Out The Back For Safety
13th September, 2005
The Ford Territory continues to set new levels of vehicle safety with the introduction of the first reverse camera on an Australian manufactured vehicle ..... more

Ford Iosis Shows New Design Direction
10th September, 2005
Ford will unveil a new concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show, to express its design strategy for the next generation of European road cars ..... more

Ford Australia Improves Year Over Year Sales
6th September, 2005
August VFACTS figures show Ford Australia's sales volume increased by 4.4% over the same month last year ..... more

Ford GT ‘Heritage’
23rd August, 2005
America's 2006 limited-edition Ford GT ‘Heritage’ paint livery recalls the JW Automotive/American Gulf Oil sponsored Le Mans winning Ford GT ..... more

FPV's F6 Gets More Six Appeal
17th August, 2005
Ford Performance Vehicles has today confirmed it will widen its choice to customers with an optional six-speed automatic transmission available for the first time on the BF FPV range in October ..... more

BF Falcon – A Refined Evolution
17th August, 2005
As the most refined and sophisticated Falcon range ever built, BF Falcon combines fresh design elements and leading edge technologies with the elegant and powerful appeal of its predecessor ..... more

Ford F-Series Sets New Monthly Sales Record
5th August, 2005
Ford sells one F-Series truck about every 34 seconds in America ..... more

Auto Express Honours Ford Focus
24th July, 2005
The all-new Ford Focus was voted Car of the Year by Britain's biggest selling weekly motoring magazine, Auto Express ..... more

Geoff Polites is appointed CEO of Jaguar and Land Rover
22nd July, 2005
Former Ford Australia boss, Geoff Polites is appointed CEO of Jaguar and Land Rover, effective 1st September, 2005 ..... more

Ford Celebrates Transit's 40th Anniversary
13th July, 2005
Ford Motor Company celebrated the 40th anniversary of its successful commercial vehicle, the Ford Transit, yesterday with a ceremony at the Ford Otosan Kocaeli Assembly Plant in Turkey ..... more

Ford Celebrates Territory Sales Record
6th July, 2005
Ford Territory has marked the first anniversary of its introduction to the Australian market with an all-time sales record, achieving 2,537 sales for the month of June ..... more

Beach Boys Headline “Ford Cruisin’ Legends’”
4th July, 2005
Ford Motor Company will celebrate hot rod cruisers and cool summer music as part of Birmingham’s (Michigan) annual Woodward Dream Cruise festivities in August ..... more

Ford of Europe's SAV Concept Vehicle
29th June, 2005
Ford of Europe's SAV Concept vehicle, which captured the imagination of both the media and public at the recent Geneva Motor Show, will soon become a production reality ..... more

Falcon Celebrates 45 Years on the Road
28th June, 2005
Two Falcons - seven generations and 45 years apart - gathered near the 'birthplace' of Ford Australia today to mark the 45th anniversary of the legendary Australian family car ..... more

Ford Mustang Succeeds At Drifting
21st June, 2005
With over 40 years of victories in road racing and drag racing all over the world and at various levels of competition, the Mustang has a proven track record ..... more

Smooth New Focus to Reshape Car Market
15th June, 2005
Ford Australia is set to alter the local motoring landscape with the launch of the all-new Ford Focus ..... more

2006 Ford Mustang
14th June, 2005
Ford Mustang – the hottest car in America – gallops into the 2006 model year with new product improvements announced last week at the Mid-America Ford Performance & Shelby Meet in Tulsa, Oklahoma ..... more

Ford's Newest GT Joins Its Predecessors
7th June, 2005
The first fully-homologated production Ford GT super car to be officially imported by Ford into Europe, is to remain in the company's ownership and become part of its Essex-based Ford Heritage Collection of historically significant vehicles ..... more

Ford Records Best May Sales Since 1997
5th June, 2005
Ford Australia has posted its best May sales result since 1997 ..... more

Club For The Transit 'White Van Man'
2nd June, 2005
It was an historic moment when the UK's BBC Radio 2 Presenter, Sarah Kennedy, coined the phrase "white van man" ..... more

Ford Announces Focus Pricing
23rd May, 2005
Ford Australia today released pricing details of its all new Focus range, which goes on sale next month ..... more

Ford Australia Reports Strong Profit Growth
18th May, 2005
Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited* is announcing a net profit after tax of $185.6 million for calendar year 2004 ..... more

Ford Continues Strong Start to 2005
4th May, 2005
Ford Australia continued its strong sales performance in 2005, achieving its best result for the month of April since 1997 ..... more

Ford Names Freeman Thomas As New Strategic Design Director
3rd May, 2005
Storied automotive designer Freeman Thomas is joining Ford Motor Company in June, sliding into the driver's seat of its North American strategic design enterprise ..... more

FPV F6 Tornado Blows into Town!
2nd May, 2005
Following delays, caused by clutch problems with the F6 Typhoon, Ford Performance Vehicles plan to commence production this week of its latest high-performance machine – the turbo-charged F6 Tornado ute ..... more

The Passing of Alex Trotman
26th April, 2005
Alex J. Trotman, former chairman and chief executive officer of Ford Motor Company, passed away yesterday after a brief illness ..... more

Ford Tourneo Connect Kombi
22nd April, 2005
Europe's all-new Ford Tourneo Connect Kombi is built on a unique, dedicated commercial vehicle platform that provides truck-tough strength ..... more

Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo utility - BA Mk II (copyright image)

Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo utility

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Ford Mondeo Adopts A Fresh New Look
13th April, 2005
Europe's Ford Mondeo is adopting a fresh new look, making this vehicle even more appealing. A number of detailed exterior changes strengthen the timeless and contemporary design of a car which remains a strong favourite in the European CD segment ..... more

Ford To Enter The Australian Rally Championship
10th April, 2005
Ford Australia will enter an all-new Focus factory team in the Globalstar Australian Rally Championship, with Michael Guest as the lead driver ..... more

Minister Launches Ford Territory For South Africa
7th April, 2005
Federal Minister for Trade the Hon Mark Vaile yesterday visited the Ford plant at Broadmeadows in Victoria to press the button on a South African export programme expected to deliver $80 million this year ..... more

Ford's Q1 Sales Best in 15 Years
6th April, 2005
With continued positive results in March, Ford Australia has produced its best first quarter sales result since 1990, after recording sales of more than 32,000 vehicles for the first three months of 2005 ..... more

Ford Enter The 2005 Focus In The WTCC
26th March, 2005
Thomas Klenke and Thomas Jäger have been named by Team Ford Hotfiel Sport to drive the new Ford Focus in the 2005 FIA World Touring Car Championship ..... more

2006 Ford GT Kicks Off Anniversary Celebration
24th March, 2005
Here they come, lights blazing through the rain that darkens the late afternoon French sky this 19th day of June in 1966 ..... more

GT500 Returns As A Modern Thoroughbred
23rd March, 2005
The most powerful factory-built Ford Mustang in history takes to the street next year, following a unique collaboration between performance car legend Carroll Shelby and the Ford Special Vehicle Team ..... more

Ford’s Historic Thunderbird Fades Away
22nd March, 2005
Ford Motor Company will put the legendary Thunderbird nameplate back into the company's future-product vault after this model year ..... more

Ford Increases Mustang Production
18th March, 2005
What’s a car company to do when demand for a hot model exceeds supply? Give the customers what they want ..... more

Falcon Ute Adds More Value
8th March, 2005
Ford Australia has added more value to its line-up of Falcon Utes with the release of three special edition models at the 2005 Melbourne Motor Show ..... more

More Value in Falcon Range
6th March, 2005
Ford has dramatically increased the value equation of the BA Falcon MkII with the release of a special edition at the 2005 Melbourne Motor Show ..... more

Ford Focus Vignale Concept Car
6th March, 2005
A surprise star headlines the Focus collection at the Ford Australia 2005 Melbourne Motor Show stand – a concept car inspired by the all-new Ford Focus ..... more

Ford Fairlane & LTD Pricing Announced
5th March, 2005
Ford Australia released pricing details of its new BA Fairlane MkII range at the Melbourne Motor Show ..... more

Ford Territory Begins South African Safari
4th March, 2005
Ford Australia President Tom Gorman yesterday announced at the Melbourne Motor Show the award-winning Territory SUV would be exported to South Africa ..... more

Race in for Limited Edition Falcon XR8
3rd March, 2005
Ford fans have been offered an opportunity to celebrate the Blue Oval dominance of V8 Supercar racing with a choice of two limited edition XR8 MkII Falcons ..... more

New Focus on Small Cars
3rd March, 2005
The all-new German-engineered Ford Focus made its Australian debut at the Melbourne Motor Show today, poised to deliver the best of European design and German engineering to the small car class ..... more

Ford Mustang Named Canadian Car Of The Year
17th February, 2005
Overnight, the Ford Mustang was named “Canadian Car of the Year” by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada at the Toronto Motor Show ..... more

Ford Focus ST and new Sedan
15th February, 2005
First in Australia with the news on the new Focus ST and the new Focus sedan, Next Car reports both will be revealed at the 2005 Geneva Motor Show ..... more

Ford Donate To A Homosexual Support Group
8th February, 2005
Whilst many folks work tireless to raise funds to support victims and reconstruction in tsunami devastated South East Asia, Ford donate a huge $US250,000 ($A326,179) to a Michigan based homosexual support group ..... more

Ford to Divest its Ownership of Sydney RJV
8th February, 2005
Ford Motor Company will divest its ownership of Sydney RJV Pty Ltd as of 31st March, 2005 ..... more

Ford January Sales Reach a 15-Year High
3rd February, 2005
Ford Australia has started the new year with its best January sales result since 1990, maintaining the strong momentum it generated during 2004 ..... more

Ford Reinvigorates Australian Prestige Motoring
3rd February, 2005
Prestige motoring will be treated to a whole new level of comfort, luxury and refinement with the upcoming launch of Mark II versions of Fairlane and LTD ..... more

Ford Power and Passion on Display in Brisbane
2nd February, 2005
Brisbane Motor Show patrons can look forward to a Ford stand promising all the power, passion and prestige synonymous with the legendary Blue Oval ..... more

Ford Introduces V6 Power to Courier
20th January, 2005
Ford Australia has raised the stakes in the burgeoning light commercial vehicle market with the introduction of V6 power to its expanded Courier range ..... more

New Business Boost For Ford Bridgend
16th January, 2005
Ford's Bridgend Engine Plant in Wales has received new orders from Land Rover and Volvo. All engines in the 2006 Range Rover being unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show this weekend are Bridgend-built ..... more

Ford Sales Reach New Territory
6th January, 2005
Record sales of Territory and Fiesta and continued strong Falcon sales during December contributed to Ford Australia celebrating the end of 2004 with 135,172 retails - its best total sales result since 1995..... more

Ford Fiesta Zetec road test (copyright image)

Ford Fiesta Zetec

6th January, 2005

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Ford & PSA (Peugeot/Citroen) Increase Production With Joint Venture Diesel
16th December, 2004
Ford Motor Company and PSA Peugeot Citroën are planning to expand production capacity for the 1.4, 1.6 and 2.0 litre high technology diesel engines from the ongoing cooperative agreement between the two companies ..... more

Ford Records Best November Sales Since 1989
6th December, 2004
Ford Australia continues to post strong sales results as the local auto industry closes in on a record year for new car sales ..... more

Ford GT and Land Speed Jet Car on Show in Geelong
1st December, 2004
The Ford GT super car and a jet-powered land speed racer are set to wow visitors to the Ford Discovery Centre over the coming Christmas/New Year holiday period ..... more

Ford to Host University Vehicle Design Competition
29th November, 2004
Ford Australia has announced it will host the annual Formula SAE-A university automotive engineering competition from 3rd-5th December, 2004 at the Victoria University Campus in Werribee ..... more

Racing Return for 1963 Ford Falcon Futura Sprint
18th November, 2004
In the early 1960s the Ford Falcon Futura Sprint competed successfully in the legendary Monte Carlo Rally. Last month, the same car made its comeback in the famous Mexican road race event La Carrera Panamericana ..... more

Ford Sells Its F1 Business
16th November, 2004
Ford Motor Company has announced that it has secured the sale of Cosworth, its motor sport technology engineering company and supplier of Formula One engines, and Jaguar Racing Limited, its F1 team ..... more

Ford Scores Hat-Trick in Australia's Best Car Awards
11th November, 2004
Ford Australia has been honoured with three trophies in the 2004 Australia's Best Cars Awards ..... more

Ford Focus Vignale
6th November, 2004
Ford of Europe extends its partnership with Pininfarina to put the star of the Paris Motor Show into production ..... more

Ford Records Best October Sales Since 1998
6th November, 2004
Ford Australia has recorded its best October sales performance since 1998, following another month of strong SUV and light commercial sales ..... more

Ford Fiesta Ghia road test (copyright image)

Ford Fiesta Ghia

29th October, 2004

Ford Falcon BA Mark II utes
28th October, 2004
Ford has increased the appeal of Australia's favourite Ute with the addition of new manual transmissions in its XR6 Turbo and XR8 performance versions ..... more

Ford Focus for 2005
27th October, 2004
The next generation Focus will be built in South Africa. The new five-door and four-door Focus will be exported to Australia next year ..... more

The Golden Anniversary of the Ford Thunderbird
26th October, 2004
Fifty years of T-birds is being celebrated ..... more

Ford Falcon BA Mk II
14th October, 2004
Making its debut at Sydney's Motor Show is the new BA Mark II range of Falcons. Specs and prices included in this article ..... more

Ford Focus Zetec R at AIMS
12th October, 2004
Ford Focus' continued World Rally Championship (WRC) success is being celebrated with the release of the rally-inspired, special edition Focus Zetec R ..... more

Ford GT at AIMS
11th October, 2004
America's new super car, the Ford GT, is making its first public appearance in Australia at Sydney's Motor Show ..... more

Ford Courier V6
10th October, 2004
Ford Australia is treating light commercial vehicle buyers to a preview of the new V6-powered PH series Courier at Sydney's Motor Show ..... more

Ford Celebrates WRC Success with Focus Zetec R
1st October, 2004
Ford Focus' continued World Rally Championship (WRC) success is being celebrated, in Australia, with the release of the rally-inspired, special edition Focus Zetec R ..... more

Ford Mustang Performance Parts
29th September, 2004
Performance parts are being developed to enhance this new icon, even before the new Mustang hits North American streets ..... more

New Falcon Pricing Makes Its Mark
27th September, 2004
Ford Australia today released pricing details of its new Falcon MkII range ..... more

Ford Focus Vignale Concept Car Debuts in Paris
23rd September, 2004
A surprise coupe/convertible from Ford at the Paris Motor Show. It's a concept and it's a concept almost certainly bound for production (in time) ..... more

Ford Mustang for 2005
23rd September, 2004
North America's all-new Mustang is about to arrive in Canadian and US Ford showrooms ..... more

Ford GT coming to Sydney
21st September, 2004
A production version of Ford's sensational GT super car will be shown at the Australian International Motor Show in October, joining probably the strongest line-up of supercars ever seen at an Australian motor show ..... more

Ford at Australian International Motor Show
21st September, 2004
Ford Australia will whip up a storm of excitement with a stellar cast of cars at the 2004 Australian International Motor Show ..... more

Ford Focus for 2005
8th September, 2004
Europe's new Ford Focus range will be unveiled at the Paris Motor Show ..... more

Ford Territory Ghia road test (copyright image)

Ford Territory Ghia - (RWD)

6th September, 2004

Ford Sales Continue to Strengthen
5th September, 2004
Ford Australia continues to build on its strong mid-year sales performances after recording its best August sales result since 1998 ..... more

Ford Courier - PH series
1st September, 2004
Ford Australia has added a host of new interior features and design improvements to its Courier light truck line-up for the release of the new PH Courier ..... more

Territory TS - a new mid-range model
30th August, 2004
The TS version of Ford's successful Territory arrives this week. Its available with a choice of rear-drive or all wheel drive. The TS slots between TX and Ghia. TX RWD is priced at $38,990 whilst the AWD is $42,990 (prices exclude on-roads) ...... more

Ford Shelby GR-1 concept
25th August, 2004
Ford and Shelby are back together again and have produced a concept car which was unveiled in California earlier this month ...... more

Ford Thunderbird to feature on US postage stamp
22nd August, 2004
Next year sees the release of a set of postage stamps by the US post office which will feature 5 sporty American cars from the 1950's, including the '55 T-bird ...... more

Ford GT ..... America's new super car
11th August, 2004
The first 2005 Ford GT has been delivered to its American owner ...... more

Ford Fiesta Zetec road test (copyright image)

Ford Fiesta Zetec

11th June, 2004

Ford Mustang ..... 40 years of history!
12th April, 2004
Forty years ago, the Mustang came along ..... more

The Lost and Found Department
29th January, 2004
After 36 years, a prototype Mustang convertible finds fame and fortune ..... more

Ford Falcon XR8 utility road test (copyright image)

Ford Falcon XR8 utility
(BA series)

27th January, 2004

Ford Shelby Cobra Concept Car
9th January, 2004
Through key design details – the dominant grille opening, vertical bumper bars, stacked lamps front and rear, side air extractors and, most importantly, the powerful bulge over each rear wheel – the historical connection to Shelby’s original model is undeniable ..... more

Ford Focus ST170 road test (copyright image)

Ford Focus ST170

7th January, 2004

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