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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.
2014 Ford Falcon XR8 teased in new video

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2014 Ford Falcon XR8 teased in new video

The 2014 Ford Falcon XR8 has been teased yet again, this time via an official video released by the local manufacturer. Coming just four days after the new performance Ford Falcon had its 'XR8' badge teased, the clip highlights the facelifted car's bonnet scoop, grille, tail-lights, XR-stamped headlights and various badges...

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2015 Ford Falcon XR8 teaser image emerges
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2015 Ford Falcon XR8 teaser image emerges

Another day, another 2015 Ford Falcon teaser image. But this time there is a performance edge, with the returning XR8 hero car the subject matter.  The third instalment of Ford Australia’s drip-feed campaign leading up to the reveal of the upgraded FGIII (or perhaps FH) Falcon later this year was released on social media this morning...


2015 Ford Mustang performance data revealed
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2015 Ford Mustang performance data revealed

The new Ford Mustang GT will produce 324kW of power and 542Nm of torque from its 5.0-litre V8 when it arrives in Australia in 2015. Ford overnight announced final performance data of the three initial Mustang variants that will enter production in the US later this year...


2015 Ford Territory sprung?
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2015 Ford Territory sprung?

Styling changes to the final Australian-made 2015 Ford Territory, due to launch by November this year, will be very minor indeed if this pair of images obtained by CarAdvice prove representative.  Blink twice and you’ll miss them, but these two images — sourced from a reliable location — appear to indeed be shots of the next Territory, given they feature very mild differences to the current model...


Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 successor spotted at the Nurburgring
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Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 successor spotted at the Nurburgring

The tyre-shredding 2016 Ford Mustang ‘SVT’ successor to the Shelby GT500 may be a quintessentially American muscle car, but spy photographers have captured a development version lapping Germany’s Nurburgring.  And, courtesy of the high-speed nature of the testing, we can now make out more of the car beneath its lighter camouflage, including its mean and menacing body kit that states for the record its place as the hottest factory-fit Mustang on the road...


2015 Ford Falcon tail-lights revealed as premiere draws closer
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2015 Ford Falcon tail-lights revealed as premiere draws closer

The second instalment of the 2015 Ford Falcon teaser campaign has arrived, showing the ‘FG Mk3' update of the Australian large-car staple will have new styling at the back as well as the front. Five days after Ford uploaded the first Falcon image — a closely cropped shot of the revised headlights — onto Facebook, the Blue Oval has uploaded a picture of the redesigned tail-lights...


Ford Kuga Review : Trend
Rating: 710 /10
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Ford Kuga Review : Trend

The Ford Kuga offers an intriguing option in the burgeoning mid-size SUV segment. Trent Nikolic explains.

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$36,240

2015 Ford Falcon teaser campaign begins
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2015 Ford Falcon teaser campaign begins

The first official image of the 2015 Ford Falcon has been revealed today ahead of its debut later this year, potentially as early as September. The company took to Facebook to reveal the teaser image — likely the first in a ‘drip-feed’ campaign in which tidbits about the car will be doled out piecemeal to build anticipation — replete with the hashtags #2014Falcon and #Official...


Medium SUV Comparison : Jeep Cherokee v Mazda CX-5 v Toyota RAV4 v Nissan X-Trail v Ford Kuga v Subaru Forester v Hyundai ix35 v Honda CR-V v Mitsubishi Outlander v Kia Sportage
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Medium SUV Comparison : Jeep Cherokee v Mazda CX-5 v Toyota RAV4 v Nissan X-Trail v Ford Kuga v Subaru Forester v Hyundai ix35 v Honda CR-V v Mitsubishi Outlander v Kia Sportage

Assembled for this mega-test are 10 models that represent one-third of total SUV volume in Australia – and that’s without including sales for the newest contender here and catalyst for this test, the Jeep Cherokee. It looks bold, it’s available only with petrol engines (for now), and it’s priced under $40,000 to compete with the mainstream...


2015 Ford Ranger spied testing in Victoria
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2015 Ford Ranger spied testing in Victoria

Ford Australia is preparing a facelift for the Ranger ute that will bring its styling into line with the forthcoming Everest SUV. CarAdvice’s spy photographers snapped three prototypes testing in Victoria with plastic cladding disguising their revised front ends...


2015 Ford Everest spied in Victoria
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2015 Ford Everest spied in Victoria

A prototype version of the new 2015 Ford Everest SUV has been caught out in the cold in the Victorian high country by a CarAdvice reader. The new Australian-designed and engineered Ford Everest was seen in Healesville and was believed to be undergoing cold-weather testing. The car clearly replicates the design cues of the concept version of the Everest that debuted in August (pictured below)...


2014 Ford Focus gains extra equipment, prices unchanged
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2014 Ford Focus gains extra equipment, prices unchanged

The Ford Focus has been upgraded with new features and enhanced equipment levels, with no change to prices across the range. Ford has added Emergency Assistance – previously available only in the ST hot-hatch – throughout the line-up. A function of the car’s Sync infotainment system, Emergency Assistance uses the driver’s paired phone to deliver a voice message to 000 operators alerting them if the vehicle has been involved in a serious accident...


Ford Territory Video Review
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Ford Territory Video Review

The only locally made SUV is also one of Australia's favourites - but is the Ford Territory still one of the best options for families?


2015 Ford Focus ST diesel becomes brand's most efficient performance car ever
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2015 Ford Focus ST diesel becomes brand's most efficient performance car ever

The new Ford Focus ST diesel will become the Blue Oval’s most fuel efficient and lowest CO2 performance car ever when it launches overseas early next year. The ST diesel, which has been ruled out for introduction to the local market, was revealed at the weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed alongside the upgraded petrol-powered Ford Focus ST hot-hatch, which will go on sale here around the middle of 2015...


Ford Territory Review : TS
Rating: 7.510 /10
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Ford Territory Review : TS

A family-favourite SUV is showing its age in a few areas, but the Ford Territory remains worthy, as Dan DeGasperi discovers

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2015 Ford Focus ST revealed
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2015 Ford Focus ST revealed

The Ford Focus ST hot-hatch has targeted both a more dynamic look and drive for its mid-life update. A refresh for the Blue Oval brand’s Golf GTI rival has been unveiled at this week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in England, following the revised regular Ford Focus shown earlier in 2014...


2016 Ford Focus RS snapped at the Nurburgring
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2016 Ford Focus RS snapped at the Nurburgring

The hotly anticipated new-generation 2016 Ford Focus RS hot hatch looks to have been caught by our spy photographers again, the time at the holy grail of test tracks: Germany’s Nurburgring. While the car you see here wears ST badges on its tailgate, this does not look to be an update of that version...


2015 Ford Edge : Territory replacement revealed
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2015 Ford Edge : Territory replacement revealed

The Ford Edge that will essentially replace the locally-built Ford Territory from 2017 will be the blue oval brand’s most advanced SUV yet. Ford has revealed the production version of the new Edge that was previewed in concept form at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show...


Ford Focus ST facelift teased ahead of Goodwood reveal this week
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Ford Focus ST facelift teased ahead of Goodwood reveal this week

A facelifted version of the Ford Focus ST will be revealed this Friday, June 27 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. Ford teased the updated Focus ST hot-hatch overnight, and judging by the sharply-styled headlight assembly it clearly brings similar design changes as have been seen on the standard Focus that was uncovered earlier this year...


Van comparison : Toyota HiAce v Hyundai iLoad v Ford Transit Custom v Renault Trafic v Fiat Scudo v Mercedes-Benz Vito v Volkswagen Transporter
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Van comparison : Toyota HiAce v Hyundai iLoad v Ford Transit Custom v Renault Trafic v Fiat Scudo v Mercedes-Benz Vito v Volkswagen Transporter

Matt Campbell assesses seven load-lugging light commercial vans to see whether buyers are making the right business decision.


Ford Australia set to stand down 199 workers today
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Ford Australia set to stand down 199 workers today

Almost 200 Ford Australia employees will be stood down today as the Victorian car maker actions redundancies announced in March. Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union federal secretary Dave Smith told CarAdvice 199 workers at Ford’s Broadmeadows and Geelong production plants would be forced to accept compulsory redundancy packages today...


Ford Fiesta Zetec S Red and Black Edition: 102kW three-cylinder
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Ford Fiesta Zetec S Red and Black Edition: 102kW three-cylinder

Ford of Europe has revealed a highly strung special edition version of the three-cylinder Fiesta that forms a rather neat bridge between the regular Fiesta EcoBoost and the ST.  Called the Ford Fiesta Zetec S Red and Black Edition, the two-tone, three-door city slicker gets a tweaked version of Ford’s 1...


Ford GT commemorative number plates for Victoria
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Ford GT commemorative number plates for Victoria

Diehard Ford GT fans can now secure commemorative number plates for their cars. Ford has teamed up with VicRoads for a new plate design that features the orange GT logo, the blue oval badge, and a timeline marking out the birth and demise of the iconic nameplate. The plates have been released just days after Ford launched its final GT model, the FPV GT-F, which is limited to just 500 units...


Ford Focus RS : First look at third-generation super-hatch
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Ford Focus RS : First look at third-generation super-hatch

CarAdvice’s spy photographers have snapped a prototype of the new Ford Focus RS in Michigan, giving us our first clues to the design and performance of the third-generation super-hatch. While many of the spied car’s body panels are taken directly from Ford’s current hot-hatch flagship, its camouflaged front and rear end and the contents of its wheel arches confirm it’s no regular Focus ST...


FPV GT-F Review
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FPV GT-F Review

The Ford Performance Vehicles GT-F is the final Falcon to wear the famed GT badge. James Stanford finds out if it lives up to expectations.

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Ford F-Series to be built in Australia
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Ford F-Series to be built in Australia

Performax International has gained approval to produce the Ford F-Series pick-up in right-hand drive for the Australian market. The Queensland-based importer recently earned Australian Design Rule (ADR) approval for the re-engineered F-Series, meaning the locally produced ute can be road-registered in all states and territories...


FPV Pursuit: final edition ute arrives at $52,990
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FPV Pursuit: final edition ute arrives at $52,990

The 400kW-plus FPV GT F rightfully stole the show yesterday, though launching in the background was the limited edition $52,990 FPV Pursuit, which will be last ute ever produced by Ford Australia’s go-fast division. Ford Performance Vehicles didn’t have a new Pursuit on hand at yesterday’s unveiling and is yet to photograph the car in detail, though images produced for its brochure reveal the unique styling and highlight the new features of the high-performance ute...


FPV GT-F 351 Review - Quick Drive
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FPV GT-F 351 Review - Quick Drive

The FPV GT-F 351 may officially put out 351kW, but this final GT Falcon is quite a bit more special.


Ford FPV GT-F claims up to 410kW and 650Nm possible with overboost function
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Ford FPV GT-F claims up to 410kW and 650Nm possible with overboost function

Despite claiming an official power output of 351 kilowatts, the Ford FPV GT-F will exceed 400kW in the right conditions. Ford’s chief program engineer, Peter de Leur, said: “The figure of 351kW can be achieved by the GT-F under any conditions, even if the ambient temperature hits around 40 degrees Celsius...


Ford FPV GT F: 351kW supercharged V8 sedan launched
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Ford FPV GT F: 351kW supercharged V8 sedan launched

The highly anticipated Ford FPV GT F has been officially launched at Ford’s You Yangs proving ground in Victoria. The limited edition GT F 351 is the most powerful sedan ever produced by Ford Australia and is powered by a 351 kilowatt supercharged V8 engine that also develops 570Nm of torque from 2,500 – 5,500rpm...