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2011-15 Ford Focus recalled for fuel tank fix

Ford has issued a recall for 42,988 examples of its Focus small car built between 2011 and 2015, over concerns the fuel tank could crack and leak...

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2018 Ford GT '67 Heritage Edition celebrates second GT40 Le Mans win
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2018 Ford GT '67 Heritage Edition celebrates second GT40 Le Mans win

The already uber-cool Ford GT supercar has just become a little cooler, with Ford announcing the arrival of a second new limited-edition model to be inspired by the US car maker's iconic Le Mans history. A follow up to the 2017 Ford GT ‘66 Heritage Edition revealed back in June 2016, the 2018 Ford GT ‘67 Heritage Edition again commemorates a Le Mans win, however this time it’s honouring the No...


Ford’s overall sales barely affected by the end of Falcon and Territory
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Ford’s overall sales barely affected by the end of Falcon and Territory

Ford Australia has more or less covered sales lost from ending local Falcon and Territory production in October last year, by dramatically increasing sales of its imported Ranger and Mustang hero models. To the end of July, Ford’s network had sold 188 remaining Falcons (down 2631 over the same period last year), 71 Falcon Utes (down 1579) and 1641 Territory models (down 2610)...


2019 Ford Ranger Raptor — a proper look underneath Ford's monster truck with 254mm ground clearance
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2019 Ford Ranger Raptor — a proper look underneath Ford's monster truck with 254mm ground clearance

Our US spy photographer has busted the 2019 Ford Ranger Raptor testing, with a feisty Aussie engineer behind the wheel. While the exterior spy photos don't show much more detail than the exclusive spy photos published at CarAdvice recently, they do show a very detailed look under the rear of the Ranger Raptor, plus a look at the front suspension...


Ford Focus RS Limited Edition confirmed - more hardcore hatch here in November
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Ford Focus RS Limited Edition confirmed - more hardcore hatch here in November

An even more hardcore version of the Ford Focus RS will be reach Aussie shores in November, when the 2018 Ford Focus RS Limited Edition touches down. It'll be limited to just 500 units, and the price of the new version will put it $6000 higher than the existing Focus RS - but there are plenty of changes to justify the extra expense over the "standard" model...


Ford Everest sales gaining traction, but...
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Ford Everest sales gaining traction, but...

Ford Australia proudly discussed the improving sales of its Everest SUV last week, though it still has some work to do to meet the volumes of some key rivals. The Australian-developed Everest - which uses the Ranger's 'T6' architecture with substantial overhauling - posted a record July result this year, "on the back of a wider line-up and greater model choice for Australian buyers"...


Ford spots roadside assist charge that shouldn't be, promises refunds
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Ford spots roadside assist charge that shouldn't be, promises refunds

As Ford's local arm works through its case against court action brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the company says it has identified an error that saw customers charged for roadside assistance it had advertised as free...


Small hatch comparison
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Small hatch comparison

For all the hoo-ha about booming sales of SUVs, the so-called 'small car' segment remains the market's most popular, still accounting for almost 20 per cent of all new vehicles sold in Australia. Of this, the majority are hatchbacks instead of three-box sedans, which draw people in based on their improved practicality and generally less conservative design approaches...


Ford Ranger sales booming across Asia-Pacific
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Ford Ranger sales booming across Asia-Pacific

The Australian-designed and engineered Ford Ranger ute isn't just a hit in our market, it seems. The Blue Oval workhorse also broke its sales record across the wider Asia-Pacific region over the first half of 2017...


2017 Ford Everest Ambiente 4x4 review – tow test
Rating: 810 /10
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2017 Ford Everest Ambiente 4x4 review – tow test

A proper heavy-duty tow test is always an interesting way of assessing just how capable an SUV is when the going gets tough. We road trip the Ford Everest up the highway with some old school Yankee iron in tow.

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Ford Powershift transmission issues explained
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Ford Powershift transmission issues explained

Dual-clutch transmissions have not had the best reputation in Australia. From the Volkswagen experience to the latest spout of issues with Ford’s PowerShift transmissions, the concept of ditching the conventional torque converter in favour of a ‘next-generation’ transmission has not been the smoothest experience for both customers or manufacturers...


2017 Ford Escape 2.0L Titanium review
Rating: 810 /10
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2017 Ford Escape 2.0L Titanium review

The Blue Oval's flagship Ford Escape 2.0 Titanium is a medium SUV that thinks it's a plus-sized hot hatch. But does its potent turbo-petrol heartbeat improve or diminish its family-hauling capabilities?

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PowerShift: Ford Australia boss speaks against ACCC claims, regrets "poor experience" - video
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PowerShift: Ford Australia boss speaks against ACCC claims, regrets "poor experience" - video

Ford Australia has strongly denied claims made by the ACCC today that it mishandled customers suffering through issues with Ford Powershift transmissions. A press conference held today by Ford Australia CEO Graeme Whickman confirmed that Ford Australia would contest the ACCC's allegations in court, but agrees that it could have handled complaints better...


ACCC to sue Ford over PowerShift conduct, Ford "strongly refutes" allegations - UPDATE
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ACCC to sue Ford over PowerShift conduct, Ford "strongly refutes" allegations - UPDATE

The Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) has started proceedings against Ford Australia in the Federal Court of Australia, over long-running concerns regarding the company's PowerShift automatic transmission fitted to variants of the Ford Focus, Fiesta and EcoSport sold between 2011 and 2016...


2018 Ford Mustang GT 'Drag Strip' mode races below four-second 0-60mph sprint
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2018 Ford Mustang GT 'Drag Strip' mode races below four-second 0-60mph sprint

Ford claims its upcoming V8-powered 2018 Ford Mustang GT will belt from zero to 60mph in "less than" four seconds, courtesy of an enhanced launch control system dubbed 'Drag Strip mode'. The updated Mustang was revealed in January, debuting some pretty significant styling tweaks and more than a few mechanical enhancements - including a power boost, although the company hadn't revealed numbers at the time...


Sebastien Ogier trades WRC for F1 and drives Vettel’s old Red Bull RB7
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Sebastien Ogier trades WRC for F1 and drives Vettel’s old Red Bull RB7

Even World Rally Championship (WRC) drivers want to be Formula One drivers. And proving it, four-time WRC champion Sebastien Ogier has scored his dream drive in a V8-powered Red Bull Racing F1 car. Getting to drive Sebastian Vettel’s old 2011 championship-winning Red Bull Racing RB7 Formula 1 car around Austria’s 4...


Ford opens 'showroom of the future' in Victoria
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Ford opens 'showroom of the future' in Victoria

Ford has opened the first of its 'Showroom of the Future' facilities in the southern hemisphere this week, at Bayford Ford in Epping, Victoria. One of only three in the world, the showroom's look and layout was developed in partnership with Fitch Design, which counts McLaren and Adidas among its clients. The new design aims to give customers a digitally-connected retail experience...


Young engineer becomes first Australian recipient of Ford's Alan Mulally scholarship
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Young engineer becomes first Australian recipient of Ford's Alan Mulally scholarship

Second-year university student, Jordan Ritchie, has become the first Australian recipient of Ford's Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship, the company announced this week. Named after the Blue Oval's former boss, Alan Mulally, who guided Ford through the global financial crisis of last decade, the Leadership in Engineering Scholarship was established in 2014 and is made up of a $1 million fund to be distributed in $100,000 increments to be distributed every year for ten years...


2018 Ford Focus sedan spied
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2018 Ford Focus sedan spied

The next-generation Ford Focus sedan has been spied doing a spot of hot weather testing in southern Europe. We can see, despite a plethora of false panels and head-to-toe camouflage, Ford has ditched the six side window treatment used in all generations of the Focus sedan thus far. Like the five-door hatch, which was last spotted in February, the new sedan also has a prominent shoulder line gracing its side...


2018 Ford Transit Custom facelift revealed
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2018 Ford Transit Custom facelift revealed

The heavily revised Ford Transit Custom has been unveiled overnight in Europe. Following on from the updated Tourneo Custom, the Transit Custom facelift sports a redesigned front end with a new bonnet, headlight graphics, much larger grille, and a new front bumper. Again the Transit Custom is offered in Europe with two wheelbase, and two roof height options...