Ford

Ford Motor company was founded in 1903 by Henry Ford. The company currently produces the Territory and Falcon models and derivatives in Australia with other models coming in from Thailand and other nations. Ford sells 11 passenger models in Australia such as the Focus & Fiesta plus its Ford Performance Vehicles range (FPV). The American company has recently launched its "Green" range of vehicles with the "ECOnetic" brand.
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Lincoln Continental to return in 2016

One of the most famous names in the automotive world is about to make a comeback. The Lincoln Continental, an icon of US car culture for decades, will return to roads in 2016 as a full-size sedan that signals a “future of quiet luxury” for the brand — a brand that has struggled against German luxury brands in recent times but is in the midst of a multi billion-dollar overhaul...

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Google and Apple car development a "wake up call", says Ford
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Google and Apple car development a "wake up call", says Ford

Google and Apple’s much-publicised interest in entering the automotive space is both validating and a “wake up call” for the existing industry, says Ford’s vice-president of research and advanced engineering Ken Washington. Washington made a flying visit to Australia last week for discussions at the Blue Oval’s Melbourne research, design and engineering centre — a site that serves as the blue oval brand’s R&D hub in the entire Asia Pacific region...


SUV v MPV: Kia Carnival v Ford Territory
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SUV v MPV: Kia Carnival v Ford Territory

SUVs are more popular now than ever before – and seven-seat models remain a top choice for buyers with young kids.

But for similar money, those who need practicality ahead of potential off-road ability have options they may not have previously considered.

We’ve brought together two closely priced models to see which is a better family buy – the Ford Territory Titanium and the Kia Carnival Platinum...


2015 Ford Everest First Look : Bangkok motor show
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2015 Ford Everest First Look : Bangkok motor show

The wraps have been taken off the 2015 Ford Everest. Designed and engineered in Australia, the Everest has been revealed at the Bangkok International Motor Show...


Ford Ranger equipment charge driven by demand for high-spec utes
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Ford Ranger equipment charge driven by demand for high-spec utes

Unveiled to the world at this week's Bangkok motor show in Thailand, the 2015 Ford Ranger brings an unprecedented level of equipment to the pick-up category. With technology that, until recently, was only available in premium brand vehicles, the new Ranger's specification boost is driven largely by demand for the higher trim level vehicles in all markets...


Ford Ranger Wildtrak v Toyota HiLux Black Edition : Comparison review
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Ford Ranger Wildtrak v Toyota HiLux Black Edition : Comparison review

The challenger takes on the champion. That’s the best way to describe this twin test, which puts Australia’s long-reining best-selling ute, the Toyota HiLux, up against the increasingly popular Ford Ranger. The Ford is catching the Toyota in terms of sales: in 2014, there were 38,126 HiLux models sold in 4x2 and 4x4 configurations, while a total of 26,219 Rangers were sold (4x2 and 4x4 combined)...


Ford S-Max debuts automatic speed limiting technology that reads road signs
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Ford S-Max debuts automatic speed limiting technology that reads road signs

The Europe-only Ford S-Max people mover will be offered with a new system dubbed Intelligent Speed Limiter. In the S-Max, the Intelligent Speed Limiter effectively marries together two existing technologies: the driver adjustable speed limiter and road sign recognition...


2015 Ford Everest revealed
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2015 Ford Everest revealed

Ford has taken the wraps off the 2015 Ford Everest at the 2015 Bangkok motor show in Thailand, ahead of the vehicle's local launch. The Australian designed and engineered Everest, which will be built in Rayong, Thailand, debuts with a number of class-leading safety and entertainment features, and will come with the option of two diesel engines at launch...


2015 Ford Ranger First Look : Bangkok motor show
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2015 Ford Ranger First Look : Bangkok motor show

The 2015 Ford Ranger has been unveiled at the Bangkok motor show, revealing a raft of class-leading features, revised engines and changes to the exterior and interior. Ford Australia has also confirmed that Ranger will launch locally in quarter three of this year...


2015 Ford Ranger revealed ahead of Q3 local launch
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2015 Ford Ranger revealed ahead of Q3 local launch

The 2015 Ford Ranger has been unveiled at the Bangkok motor show, revealing a raft of class-leading features, revised engines and changes to the exterior and interior. Ford Australia has also confirmed that Ranger will launch locally in quarter three of this year...


Ford Falcon XR8 demand surges, production increased
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Ford Falcon XR8 demand surges, production increased

Ford Australia says it will more than double its planned production run for the brutal new Falcon XR8. Initially expecting to produce about 1200 units, Ford now says its Broadmeadows plant in Melbourne is on track to crank out 2800 of these “future classics” before its local factory is slated to close in late 2016...


Ford Australia president Graziano retires
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Ford Australia president Graziano retires

Ford Australia/New Zealand has announced a major change at its summit, with president and CEO Bob Graziano to retire at the end of March. Stepping into the boss’s shoes will be current vice-president of marketing, sales and service Graeme Whickman, a Ford veteran of 18 years who grew up in England and New Zealand and has played a role in Ford’s growth into China...


Ford Mustang:: 'brand new' 1964 Pony cars team V8 power with IRS
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Ford Mustang: 'brand new' 1964 Pony cars team V8 power with IRS

Everything old is new again. This year will see a return of the 52-year-old Mustang nameplate to Ford showrooms around Australia. And while the 2015 Ford Mustang has plenty of interest from prospective buyers, what about people who want a new car, but desperately love the classic look? Revology Cars in the US has the answer...


2015 Ford Everest details leaked ahead of Bangkok motor show
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2015 Ford Everest details leaked ahead of Bangkok motor show

A suite of 2015 Ford Everest grade specifications and engine details have leaked ahead of the car's reveal at the Bangkok motor show this month and launch later this year. According to prominent Thai Facebook fan page, MZ Crazy Cars, the Ford Everest will be launched in three variants with two engines, as originally expected...


Five stars for Ford Mondeo, Toyota Prius V and Lexus NX in ANCAP crash tests
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Five stars for Ford Mondeo, Toyota Prius V and Lexus NX in ANCAP crash tests

The new Ford Mondeo, Toyota Prius V and Lexus NX have all achieved a maximum five-star safety rating from the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) following the latest round of crash tests. Each variant of every model achieved the five-star rating, meaning they also benefit from a 2015 ANCAP date stamp...


Ford Fiesta spy photos may be of an early Fiesta RS prototype
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Ford Fiesta spy photos may be of an early Fiesta RS prototype

Rumours about the Ford Fiesta RS have been circulating for a while now, and these spy photos may be the first proof that such a car is under development. Our spy photographers spotted a convoy of partially disguised Focus RS prototypes along with this Fiesta mule, which features revised front and rear bumpers, and plenty of diagnostic equipment on board...


2015 Ford Everest spotted in production trim
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2015 Ford Everest spotted in production trim

With the release date of the 2015 Ford Everest closing in, freshly leaked images continue to flood in as the car maker prepares to begin full-scale production of the upcoming full-size SUV. These latest images - published on a Vietnamese automotive website - show what appears to be a high-specification Ford Everest in right-hand-drive production trim...


Ford Territory TS diesel v Subaru Outback 2.0D Premium : Comparison review
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Ford Territory TS diesel v Subaru Outback 2.0D Premium : Comparison review

The Ford Territory and Subaru Outback have a few things in common. They’re both quite car-like due to the fact they share their DNA with sedans, they’re both widely recognised nameplates, and they’ve both been either updated (Territory) or entered a new generation (Outback) in the past few months...


2015 Ford Ranger Wildtrak Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Ford Ranger Wildtrak Review

The Ford Ranger Wildtrak is a worthy flagship model for the popular ute range.

Priced At
$59,930

Ford Ranger Wildtrak Review
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Ford Ranger Wildtrak Review

The Ford Ranger is a ute on the rise, leapfrogging some well known models to become the second biggest seller in 2014.

While it’s still falls short of the big-selling Toyota HiLux, the gap is narrowing - and with good reason, because the current Ford Ranger model line-up consists of almost 40 different variations for buyers to choose from, including the range-topping four-wheel-drive, dual-cab Wildtrak model we’re testing here...


2015 Ford Transit Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Ford Transit Review

The new, big Ford Transit has arrived in Australia. Matt Campbell comes to grips with it.

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$47,680 - $54,180

2015 Ford EcoSport revealed - UPDATED
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2015 Ford EcoSport revealed - UPDATED

The 2015 Ford EcoSport has been unveiled, with the mini SUV showing off a range of changes at the 2015 Geneva motor show. The revised model is said to "deliver significant styling, drive dynamics and equipment upgrades", including being offered for the first time without the cumbersome rear-door-mounted spare wheel, which is currently standard...


Ford Falcon Ute : Potential high-power variant spied testing — UPDATED
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Ford Falcon Ute : Potential high-power variant spied testing — UPDATED

Update: Ford Australia has confirmed that the vehicle pictured is not the high-powered Falcon ute fans were dreaming of — nor does it exist. It is in fact just a tow vehicle used exclusively at Ford's Lara proving ground that features a mix of different wheels, interior and body parts...


2015 Ford Ranger line-up patent images leaked
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2015 Ford Ranger line-up patent images leaked

CarAdvice has received exclusive leaked patent images of the 2015 Ford Ranger line-up ahead of the ute's local launch in the third quarter of this year. The leaked images show the entire model range including cab-chassis variants of the single-cab, super-cab and double-cab, along with their respective pick-up variants...


Ford GT limited to 250 units per year, will be priced against Aventador
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Ford GT limited to 250 units per year, will be priced against Aventador

The Ford GT supercar took to the stage at the 2015 Geneva motor show, and its handlers had some important info about its pricing and availability. Ford spokespeople told members of the automotive press that production of the new GT will be capped at around 250 cars per year...


Ford Fiesta R2 rally car revealed, no Fiesta RS planned
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Ford Fiesta R2 rally car revealed, no Fiesta RS planned

Juxtaposed near the new Ford GT, the latest version of the diminutive Ford Fiesta R2 rally car made its debut at the 2015 Geneva motor show. Developed by UK racing firm M-Sport and Ford, the latest Fiesta R2 is powered by a direct-injection 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbocharged engine...


2015 Ford Mustang pricing and specifications: Fastback from $44,990, Convertible from $53,990
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2015 Ford Mustang pricing and specifications: Fastback from $44,990, Convertible from $53,990

Pricing for the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang Fastback and Convertible has been announced ahead of the car going on sale later in 2015. As predicted by CarAdvice in September 2014, the new Ford Mustang kicks off well below $50K, with two engine options available to choose. The entry-level model will be offered with a turbocharged 2...


2015 Ford Mondeo pricing and specifications
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2015 Ford Mondeo pricing and specifications

Pricing and specifications for the 2015 Ford Mondeo have been released ahead of the car’s local launch in May. The much anticipated, new-generation Ford Mondeo will be available with three engines, two of which are Ford’s 2.0-litre Ecoboost petrol engine (in differing outputs) in addition to a 2.0-litre turbo-diesel...


2015 Ford Everest:: base model interior spied
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2015 Ford Everest: base model interior spied

The interior of what appears to be an entry-level 2015 Ford Everest has been snapped while the upcoming SUV was out test in Melbourne ahead of its launch later this year. Caught by a CarAdvice reader, the images are the first we've seen of the base model's cabin...


2015 Ford Ranger spotted in Australia
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2015 Ford Ranger spotted in Australia

Hot on the heels of pictures from Thailand, a revised 2015 Ford Ranger has been spied undergoing final evaluation in Australia ahead of its local launch. Spotted here in what appears to be a mid-specification trim space-cab model (cloth interior trim, fog lights and halogen projector lights), the exterior of the Ford Ranger shows a muscular new front-end that takes styling cues from Ford's North American F-150...