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.
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...

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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...


2015 Kiwanis All Ford Day Geelong

2015 Kiwanis All Ford Day Geelong

CarAdvice hit the road to Geelong (an hour out of Melbourne) to check out the 24th annual Kiwanis All Ford Day. Fittingly, we saddled up in the 2015 Ford Falcon FGX XR8 for the short drive. Nestled amongst the surrounds of the Deakin University Waurn Ponds campus, the sunny weather afforded a huge turn out at the event...


Medium SUV Comparison : Ford Kuga v Mazda CX-5 v Subaru Forester v Volkswagen Tiguan
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Medium SUV Comparison : Ford Kuga v Mazda CX-5 v Subaru Forester v Volkswagen Tiguan

Sun, sand, surf... Australians love nothing more than going to the beach. Unless of course it’s a Saturday afternoon where we drape ourselves in team colours and cheer on our side to either cross the try line or kick through the middle posts...


2015 Ford Ranger photographed pre-launch, again
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2015 Ford Ranger photographed pre-launch, again

Another day, another round of updated 2015 Ford Ranger images… Once again captured in Thailand where they are built, these images — found on image-hosting site Imgur and sent to us by reader Mat — show a range of variants in a range of colours...


Ford recalls Falcon, Territory models over potential ignition issue that could cause a stall
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Ford recalls Falcon, Territory models over potential ignition issue that could cause a stall

Ford Australia has recalled 17,875 Falcon sedan, Falcon Ute and Territory vehicles over a potential issue with the ignition switch connector that could cause the car to stall while driving. The recall announced this morning affects a number of FG II Falcon and SZ Territory models built between November 12, 2013 and October 12, 3014 — just before production of the FG X Falcon and SZ II Territory commenced...


Ford Australia sales headquarters to shift from Broadmeadows mid-2015
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Ford Australia sales headquarters to shift from Broadmeadows mid-2015

Ford Australia is about to split the headquarters of its local operations, with its sales, marketing and service teams to move to the inner-Melbourne suburb of Richmond from mid-2015. The new white collar HQ in Richmond will house about 200 staff. Located close to Melbourne's CBD and associated amenities, Ford says the new base will bring obvious benefits to employee satisfaction...


2015 Ford Mondeo will feature Wi-Fi hotspot as standard
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2015 Ford Mondeo will feature Wi-Fi hotspot as standard

The next-generation Ford Mondeo will feature Wi-Fi hotspot capability as standard thanks to its Sync 2 infotainment system. Ford has confirmed that the new Mondeo will be the third model in its lineup, after the FG X Falcon and SZ Mark II Territory, to offer Wi-Fi hotspot functionality. The Wi-Fi hotspot feature will be standard on all Mondeo models coming to Australia...


Ford GT shown in silver, will be pricier and produced in smaller numbers than previous model - reports
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Ford GT shown in silver, will be pricier and produced in smaller numbers than previous model - reports

The Blue Oval brand has shown off a revised version of the Ford GT supercar at the 2015 Chicago motor show following its starring performance at last month's Detroit show. The updated model replaces the Detroit car's blue paint work with a new scheme that consists of a "liquid silver" base overlaid with titanium-coloured stripes...


Ford Australia dealers now offering free loan cars to all service and warranty customers - UPDATE
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Ford Australia dealers now offering free loan cars to all service and warranty customers - UPDATE

Ford Australia is now offering all customers the option of a free loan vehicle during every scheduled service or warranty claim as it continues to pump significant investments into its dealer network. Under its new plan, any private customer or Blue, Silver or Gold fleet member is eligible to book a free loaner to cover their needs while their car gets serviced...


2017 Ford Taurus and Taurus SHO spied testing in Melbourne
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2017 Ford Taurus and Taurus SHO spied testing in Melbourne

The 2017 Ford Taurus and 2017 Ford Taurus SHO have been caught by our spy photographer testing on the outskirts of Melbourne. Ford's Australian engineering arm employs about 1500 people that work on products for the Australian market, along with international markets such as China, India, Southeast Asia and South America...


2015 Ford Everest spied off-road in readiness for production
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2015 Ford Everest spied off-road in readiness for production

The 2015 Ford Everest has been spied by CarAdvice testing off-road in country Victoria ahead of its local launch during the third quarter of 2015. The Ford Everest shares its basic body-on-frame construction with the popular Ranger ute, which also joined the convoy of Ford Everests we spotted during their drive...


Ford Ranger facelift interior, exterior caught in even greater detail
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Ford Ranger facelift interior, exterior caught in even greater detail

Like the monsoons that Thailand has to endure, undisguised photos of the updated Ford Ranger are raining down thick and fast on the internet. The latest set of photos come courtesy of AutoIndustriya.com and the message board run by Thailand's Headlight Magazine. All the photos you see here are of the top-spec Wildtrak variant of the soon-to-be-released facelifted Ranger...


2015 Ford Ranger Wildtrak exterior and interior spied undisguised
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2015 Ford Ranger Wildtrak exterior and interior spied undisguised

The 2015 Ford Ranger Wildtrak has been spied again in its top-spec trim ahead of its official launch in the coming months. The interior and exterior images of the undisguised Ranger Wildtrak were posted to the Ferd Fan Page and CarScoops earlier today and reveal gloss-black highlights on the front-end that appear to be derived from Ford's bigger pick-up truck products, such as the F-150...


Keeping the Ford GT secret, how it was done - report
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Keeping the Ford GT secret, how it was done - report

For those of us on the ground and, we're certain, many following along elsewhere, the biggest surprise at this year's Detroit motor show was the Ford GT supercar, which was kept secret until the moment of its unveiling. So, how, in this age of constant leaks, teasers and backgrounding, did Ford manage to keep the GT in the bag? According to Automotive News, work on the Ford GT began around December 2013, back when Alan Mullaly was still running the show at Ford...


Ford Falcon FG X fails to fire, slumps to lowest monthly sales in nameplate's history
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Ford Falcon FG X fails to fire, slumps to lowest monthly sales in nameplate's history

The refreshed Ford Falcon FG X has failed to fire in its first full month on sale, slumping to the worst monthly sales performance in the 55-year-old nameplate’s history. Ford sold just 381 Falcon sedans across Australia in January, down 17.4 per cent compared with the same month in 2014, and down on humble results in October and November (396 and 411, respectively) when the Falcon FG Mk2 was deep in runout...


2016 Ford Focus RS: AWD, 235kW-plus hot hatch in detail
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2016 Ford Focus RS: AWD, 235kW-plus hot hatch in detail

The Ford Focus RS has switched to all-wheel drive, will produce more than 235kW, feature adjustable dampers, and was developed by a team that included YouTube Gymkhana legend Ken Block. These are some of the first juicy details of the latest version of Ford’s fastest Focus, following earlier leaked images...


2016 Ford Focus RS pictures leaked
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2016 Ford Focus RS pictures leaked

  Pictures of the 2016 Ford Focus RS have leaked onto the internet ahead of the hot-hatch's official unveiling tonight. The images confirm a first-time five-door body style and show a slightly less extroverted approach to the Focus RS's styling after the rally-car-inspired second-generation version that sold locally in limited numbers and for a $59,990 price tag...


2015 Ford Ranger facelift spied again in Thailand
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2015 Ford Ranger facelift spied again in Thailand

The base variant of the facelifted Ford Ranger has been spied free of camouflage in Thailand. The images, posted on automotive forum Headlight Mag, reveal the entry-level version of the 2015 Ranger, distinguished by its black grille and bumper, matching door mirrors and handles, steel wheels and steel tray behind its single-cab body...


Ford Fiesta RS a possibility; petrol Focus ST automatic problematic - reports
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Ford Fiesta RS a possibility; petrol Focus ST automatic problematic - reports

A senior engineer has given hope to those hanging out for a Ford Fiesta RS, but cautioned that a self-shifting petrol Focus ST was a technical challenge. Tyrone Johnson, senior vehicle engineer at the newly merged Ford Performance division, spoke to members of the British press about the company's plans to grow its performance portfolio...


Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute v Holden Ute SS V Redline : Comparison review
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Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute v Holden Ute SS V Redline : Comparison review

Ford and Holden. Good start. Ford and Holden utes, at the beach. Getting even better...


2015 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute Review
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2015 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute Review

Maintaining its role as the Falcon's flagship performance two-door, the latest Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute is entertaining but far from sharp...

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Ford opens new US research centre alongside Google, Apple, Facebook
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Ford opens new US research centre alongside Google, Apple, Facebook

In a move that signifies us moving ever closer to the 'connected car', Ford Motor Company has opened a new research centre in California's Silicon Valley to aid in the development of technologies that will herald the next step change in automotive evolution. The new Ford facility is in Palo Alto, the centre of Silicon Valley, where the automaker's neighbours will be tech giants Google, Apple, Facebook and many others...


Ford Focus RS teased, will be revealed February 4
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Ford Focus RS teased, will be revealed February 4

Ford of Europe has posted a highly edited teaser clip of its soon-to-be-released Ford Focus RS uber-hot-hatch on YouTube. At the end of the video the company confirms that the Focus RS will be unveiled, and hopefully detailed, on February 3 European time...


Ford EcoSport to ditch tailgate-mounted spare, get new cabin plastics and suspension - report
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Ford EcoSport to ditch tailgate-mounted spare, get new cabin plastics and suspension - report

The Ford EcoSport will get an overhaul in Europe in May as the company aims to turn around dismal sales of its Indian-built baby SUV. Automotive News Europe reports an updated version of the sub-compact EcoSport will launch in Europe from May without the spare wheel mounted on its tailgate, giving it a more urban-friendly appearance...


2015 Shelby GT Mustang : 522kW-plus for supercharged pony car
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2015 Shelby GT Mustang : 522kW-plus for supercharged pony car

Iconic pony car tuner Shelby American understands that the 373kW/542Nm-plus GT350R Mustang unveiled at last week’s Detroit motor show won’t be hardcore enough for some fans, so it’s followed up with this: the 2015 Shelby GT. Based on the 2015 Ford Mustang GT, the Shelby GT may be down 200cc on the GT350R, but gains a Ford Racing supercharger to help extract 468kW of power from the 5...


Ford unlikely to start making aluminium cars, despite F-150 move
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Ford unlikely to start making aluminium cars, despite F-150 move

According to its North American president, Ford is not considering constructing its cars out of aluminium, despite going down that route for its top-selling F-150 ute. Ford's president of North America, Joe Hinrichs, told the Automotive News World Congress that although aluminium "has a place" in future Ford passenger cars (sedans, hatches, wagons, car-based SUVs), it's "not the same kind of place" that it occupies in the new F-150...


Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R First Look : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015
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Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R First Look : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015

When a Ford Mustang is marketed as the “most track-capable production Mustang ever built”, you know it’s a serious piece of machinery – and that’s exactly how the Blue Oval brand is touting the new Shelby GT350R Mustang, which has been unveiled at the 2015 Detroit motor show...