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FPV GT F :: Ford to farewell Falcon GT with $77,990 limited edition
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FPV GT F : Ford to farewell Falcon GT with $77,990 limited edition

Ford Australia will farewell its iconic high-performance sedan with the release of the limited edition FPV GT F by the middle of this year. Created “out of respect for past Australian Ford GTs and their racetrack-honed heritage”, the FPV GT F (for ‘Final’) will be the last GT-badged Falcon, and promises to take design and engineering inspiration from the Broadmeadows-based brand’s performance sedans of the previous five decades...


Ford Falcon EcoLPi : 3256 sedans, utes recalled over LPG leak
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Ford Falcon EcoLPi : 3256 sedans, utes recalled over LPG leak

More than 3000 LPG-powered Ford Falcon EcoLPi sedans and utes have been recalled over a fuel leak issue that could cause a fire. Ford Australia is recalling 3256 FG Mk2 Falcon EcoLPi models, including sedans built between August 4, 2011 and July 18, 2012, and utes built from September 15, 2011 to July 18, 2012...


Ford hoping to become Australia
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Ford hoping to become Australia's largest auto employer by 2018

Ford Australia has announced plans to accelerate new model launches, assist workers and suppliers with employment opportunities and hire around 1500 engineering and design staff, all in a bid to become the nation's largest automotive employer by 2018...


Ford Australia axes another 300 jobs
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Ford Australia axes another 300 jobs

Ford Australia will axe another 300 manufacturing jobs from June as demand for its Falcon and Territory vehicles plummets to record depths. Employees and union representatives were informed this morning by the car maker of its plans to cut production at the Broadmeadows vehicle assembly and Geelong engine plants by about one-third, forcing roughly one-quarter of the manufacturing workforce out of employment within months...


Large car sales 2013: Holden Commodore, Ford Falcon fall to record lows
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Large car sales 2013: Holden Commodore, Ford Falcon fall to record lows

Australia's large car class continued its downward spiral in 2013 as the segment's traditional heavyweights slumped to record lows. Large car sales slipped 14.7 per cent as a whole in 2013, and a larger 17.2 per cent in the 'Large <$70K' sector occupied by Australia's locally made family cars...


Ford: New Cars 2014
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Ford: New Cars 2014

Details of the new additions to Ford Australia's showroom in 2014. Ford Transit (January, Q2) Ford Australia will overhaul its Transit commercial vehicle line-up in two waves in 2014. The short-wheelbase Transit Custom will arrive first in January, promising more car-like dynamics, styling and technologies, including the Sync connectivity system from Ford’s passenger car range...


Ford Falcon XR8 to return in 2014 as FPV winds up
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Ford Falcon XR8 to return in 2014 as FPV winds up

The Ford Falcon XR8 performance flagship will return to the Australian line-up next year at the same time as Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) will draw to a close, the local car maker has announced. Timed to coincide with the introduction of the updated 2014 Ford Falcon sedan and Territory SUV, Ford Australia says the new V8-powered XR8 will be available from late 2014...


Ford Australia to back FPR in 2014
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Ford Australia to back FPR in 2014

Ford Australia will continue its backing of the Ford Performance Racing (FPR) V8 Supercars team for the 2014 season. Moments before Saturday's Bathurst 1000 Top 10 qualifying, in which FPR's Mark Winterbottom qualified second behind Red Bull Racing Australia’s Jamie Whincup, Ford Australia president and CEO Bob Graziano (pictured top middle) confirmed the manufacturer would continue its 11-year backing of the factory racing team into 2014...


Ford Australia committed to 2016 closure despite industry minister
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Ford Australia committed to 2016 closure despite industry minister's reversal hopes

Ford Australia insists tomorrow's visit from Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane will not impact its decision to cease local production within three years. Macfarlane revealed his desire to convince Ford to change its mind on its car-making future in Australia while on a tour of Holden's vehicle assembly plant in Elizabeth, South Australia, last week...


2014 Ford Falcon Preview Video
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2014 Ford Falcon Preview Video

Last month Ford showed a preview video of the 2014 Ford Falcon at its special Ford Day held in Fox Studios in Sydney. The video, which Ford originally said was not for public release, has been on YouTube for some time, we thought we'd share. Enjoy: Also read: 2014 Ford Falcon Preview 2014 Ford Falcon: updated large car’s death-row launch unprecedented Thanks to Callum for the tip...


2014 Ford Falcon: updated large car
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2014 Ford Falcon: updated large car's death-row launch unprecedented

Ford Motor Company chief operating officer Mark Fields admits next year’s launch of the facelifted Ford Falcon will be unprecedented. This is because the updated Falcon will be launched from death row. CarAdvice asked Fields whether, to his knowledge, the 2014 FH Falcon would be the first new or updated model Ford has ever launched after announcing the model line would be killed off...


Ford 1.0-litre EcoBoost racer in Oz for Go Further event
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Ford 1.0-litre EcoBoost racer in Oz for Go Further event

The Nurburgring-blitzing Ford 1.0-litre EcoBoost-powered open-wheel racer will be on hand in Australia at the local manufacturer's Go Further event tomorrow. Recording the 11th-fastest lap around Germany’s 20.8km Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit – a Pagani Zonda- and Ferrari Enzo-bettering 7min22sec – the street-legal (in some markets) 151kW 1...


Ford Australia plans production down days after record-low Falcon sales
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Ford Australia plans production down days after record-low Falcon sales

Ford Australia will cut vehicle production in the lead-up to September's federal election following record-low sales, which the company has blamed primarily on the government's proposed fringe benefits tax (FBT) rule changes. The Ford Falcon plummeted to its worst monthly sales result in the nameplate's 53-year history in July, with the Broadmeadows-based manufacturer delivering just 594 sedans for the month...


Holden Commodore turns sales tide as Ford Falcon sinks
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Holden Commodore turns sales tide as Ford Falcon sinks

The Holden Commodore has outsold traditional rival Ford Falcon by almost five to one, with the VF generation tallying 2827 units in July and boosting year-on-year performance by 17.8 per cent. Conversely, with a new record low of 594 sales, sales of the five-year-old FG generation Falcon are down 36.9 per cent for the month...


2013 NRMA used car safety ratings revealed
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2013 NRMA used car safety ratings revealed

The NRMA has revealed its annual used cars safety ratings list, including 57 vehicles that achieved the maximum five-star score for driver protection. The data was compiled from an analysis of over six million vehicles involved in police reported road crashes in Australia and New Zealand between 1987 and 2011, and covers 216 different models...


Ford, Federal Government commit extra $25.1M to local manufacturing employees
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Ford, Federal Government commit extra $25.1M to local manufacturing employees

Ford employees displaced by the impending closure of the company's Victorian manufacturing plants will benefit from an additional $25.1 million thanks to fresh support pledged by the car maker and the Federal Government. In a joint statement, Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Bill Shorten, and Minister for Skills Craig Emerson announced an additional $15...


Holden VF Commodore SV6 v Ford Falcon XR6 headlines CarAdvice Magazine June
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Holden VF Commodore SV6 v Ford Falcon XR6 headlines CarAdvice Magazine June

CarAdvice Magazine has pushed beyond 20,000 active users in its first six issues, and the June issue, available to download now, is jammed with even more features and reviews. We’re also the first to feature a comparison test between the Holden VF Commodore SV6 and Ford FG Falcon XR6, the two most popular sports six-cylinder sedan grades in each line-up...


Ford Australia to cease local production in October 2016
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Ford Australia to cease local production in October 2016

Ford Australia has confirmed it will end local vehicle production in October 2016, signalling the death of the Ford Falcon and Territory and the loss of 1200 Victorian jobs. Ford Australia president and CEO Bob Graziano said rapidly declining sales of the Falcon large car and the increasingly challenging economic conditions of the Australian market forced the decision to wind down the company's local manufacturing operations...


Car sales April 2013: Australian large cars continue market struggle
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Car sales April 2013: Australian large cars continue market struggle

The Ford Falcon, Holden Commodore and Toyota Aurion struggled in April's new-car sales as locally built large cars continued their seemingly irreversible downward spiral. Ford sold just 717 Falcons last month and the 53-year-old nameplate is in danger of falling below the 10,000 mark for 2013 on its current selling rate, which is reflected by a year-on-year decline of 28 per cent...