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Ford reveals noise-cancelling kennel

Ford has revealed a new pet accessory concept designed to soothe sensitive ears during the fireworks on New Year's Eve. The Blue Oval cites statistics showing an estimated 45 per cent of dogs in the UK show signs of fear when they hear fireworks, causing distress for the animals and also their owners...

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2019 Ford Endura review
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2019 Ford Endura review

Many Australians sorely miss the locally built Ford Territory. We’ve had our first local drive of the imported Endura to discover whether that large-SUV product gap has been adequately filled…...


Ford Australia on Endura: Why we didn't name it ‘Territory'
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Ford Australia on Endura: Why we didn't name it ‘Territory'

Public feedback contributed to Ford Australia’s decision to avoid reviving the Territory nameplate for the new large SUV it has released this month. The imported Endura joins the brand’s sports utility vehicle range just over two years after local production of the popular Territory ended. The 4...


Ford: Spanish plant to pause for nine days due to low demand
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Ford: Spanish plant to pause for nine days due to low demand

Ford will halt production at its Spanish facility in Almussafes, near Valencia, for over a week next month due to a "lower demand for its vehicles". According to a new report by industry journal Automotive News Europe the Blue Oval will hit pause for nine days at the plant – which builds the Mondeo and Escape for our market – for nine days...


CarAdvice podcast 123: LIVE from the coolest man cave you've seen!
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CarAdvice podcast 123: LIVE from the coolest man cave you've seen!

This week Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and Mike Stevens are broadcasting from the winner of our man cave competition's place – congratulations to Craig Jamieson! In car news, the Kia Niro EV/e-Niro is set for Australia in 2019, NSW has imposed tougher drink driving penalties, Ford has announced pricing and specs for the 2019 Endura, and Volkswagen has moved to a five-year warranty, but only until the end of 2018...


2019 Ford Endura pricing and specs
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2019 Ford Endura pricing and specs

Australian pricing and specifications for the new, imported 2019 Ford Endura have been announced today, almost exactly two years since the company killed its Australian manufacturing program. The last Aussie-made Territory and Falcon models rolled down the line on the 7th of October, 2016...


Ford Edge ST takes on Focus, Fiesta - video
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Ford Edge ST takes on Focus, Fiesta - video

Ford Performance is making a big deal of the Edge ST in the USA, pitting it head-to-head with two of its other ST models to prove the high-riding family hauler is properly quick. With 264kW and 515Nm on tap from its 2.7-litre twin-turbo EcoBoost petrol engine, the Edge ST will likely hit 100km/h in around 6.0 seconds...


CarAdvice podcast 119: LIVE from our reader Mazda driving event in Tasmania!
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CarAdvice podcast 119: LIVE from our reader Mazda driving event in Tasmania!

This week Mandy Turner and Trent Nikolic are recording from Tasmania at the CarAdvice event where five readers got the chance to experience being a motoring journalist for a day in the 2019 Mazda CX-9. In car news, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC has been revealed, Apple has reported its first self-driving crash, the Ford Endura ST-Line has been confirmed for Australia, and the Lexus UX will be launching without Apple CarPlay Down Under...


Ford Endura ST-Line confirmed for Australia
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Ford Endura ST-Line confirmed for Australia

Ford Australia has confirmed the upcoming Endura SUV will offer an ST-Line variant in Australia, with the range scheduled to land Down Under during the fourth quarter of this year. Announced via the local division's Facebook page, the ST-Line isn't to be mistaken for the Edge ST offered in North America, which features a high-output 2...


The automotive name of thrones: Multiple personalities
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The automotive name of thrones: Multiple personalities

Some automotive nameplates transcend boundaries, while others simply do not – or cannot. You might think you’re familiar with a certain car in our local market, but cross into another country and pseudonyms and assumed identities become a way of life for a number of brands. There’s no doubt some car names are irreplaceable...


The automotive name of thrones: Conventions
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The automotive name of thrones: Conventions

Car companies put a lot of time and effort into the names of their vehicles. Some are overnight successes, while others are more of a slow road to success and others still are just plain embarrassing. There’s no doubt some car names have become icons unto themselves to the point where they almost overshadow the brands they come from...


2018 Ford Edge arrives in Europe with 175kW bi-turbo diesel
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2018 Ford Edge arrives in Europe with 175kW bi-turbo diesel

The facelifted Ford Edge has been detailed for the European market, headlined by a new 2.0-litre 'EcoBlue' bi-turbo diesel engine which could hint at what's to come for the Australian Endura. Updates for Europe include a fresh look already seen on the '2019' US-market version, and a revised version of the sporty ST-Line variant offering the same good looks as the American model...


Ford 'bemused' that Edge SUV nameplate off-limits in Australia
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Ford 'bemused' that Edge SUV nameplate off-limits in Australia

Ford’s regional boss says he felt “bemused” that Toyota wouldn’t allow it to use the Edge nameplate in Australia on its forthcoming large SUV — a decision that forced the Blue Oval into inventing the ‘Endura’ badge just for our market. The Ford Endura is on track to arrive in the fourth quarter of this year, where it’ll sit between the smaller Escape and the more off-road-focused Everest...


2019 Ford Edge ST revealed - UPDATE
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2019 Ford Edge ST revealed - UPDATE

Update: We've updated the image gallery with more high-resolution images This is the 2019 Ford Edge ST. We'll know the Edge as the Ford Endura, but while Oz gets a family-focused diesel powertrain, the American market's new hero model will be packing a powerful petrol engine tweaked by Ford Performance...


2018 Ford Edge review: Endura first look
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2018 Ford Edge review: Endura first look

Ford has finally confirmed that the Ford Edge will come to Australia as the Endura. We had an early preview in the US and we like what we see.


CarAdvice podcast 79: Alice Anderson and Australia's first all-female workshop
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CarAdvice podcast 79: Alice Anderson and Australia's first all-female workshop

We have a special guest on the panel with Mandy Turner and Mike Stevens, this week: Melissa Ong is a CarAdvice reader, and she took our company-owned Abarth 595 for a week-long test drive. On the show, we chat about her experience with the little Italian firecracker...


Ford Endura name confirmed for Territory replacement - UPDATE
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Ford Endura name confirmed for Territory replacement - UPDATE

It's official: Ford Endura is the name you'll see on local versions of the imported Edge SUV, due here in 2018 as a successor to the big Australian-made Territory that retired in October. UPDATE, 25/05/2018: The Endura will go on sale during December 2018. When the Endura goes on sale, it is expected to launch from $49,990 with a 2...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 12, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 12, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


CarAdvice podcast 52: Happy birthday to us!
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CarAdvice podcast 52: Happy birthday to us!

It's been 12 months since the CarAdvice podcast began, and we celebrate with a bumper edition! A cardboard car has been made in its honour (admittedly with no bumpers), and you can check out some clowning-around photos at the bottom of this article...


Ford Endura to replace the Ford Territory after Toyota renews 'Edge' trademark
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Ford Endura to replace the Ford Territory after Toyota renews 'Edge' trademark

As revealed by CarAdvice last year, Ford's new Edge SUV will come to Australia in 2018 with a starting price of $49,990 with seven seats and a diesel engine. At that stage, however, its final local name was yet to be confirmed. We can now exclusively reveal that model will be known as the Ford Endura, with the Edge badge already owned locally by Toyota...