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2019

Ford Appoints New Australia & New Zealand Communications Director

12/08/2019
Ford is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Moran as communications director of Ford Australia and New Zealand, effective 19 August 2019.

Ford Mustang High Performance 2.3L introduces more capable Ford Performance-developed turbocharged powertrain, bespoke styling and cabin treatments

01/08/2019
The High Performance 2.3L Mustang will join the Australian line-up in February 2020. The MY2020 model will see a more potent, customisable turbocharged model, reflecting Australian customers’ calls for a unique performance version alongside the 5.0-litre V8 Mustang GT in what’s the most comprehensive line-up offered in Australia to date.

Ford wins 2019 Supercars Manufacturers’ Title with Mustang, following Race 20 victory at the Century Batteries Ipswich SuperSprint in Queensland

29/07/2019
The Ford Performance Mustang Supercar has won Race 20 of the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship to give Ford an unassailable lead in the the Manufacturers’ Title. The win at the Century Batteries Ipswich SuperSprint came from series leader Scott McLaughlin, who drove his Shell V-Power Mustang Supercar from pole position to set a lap record and secure the title for Ford.

New report reveals “100 jobs of the future” for young Australians, including Cyborg Psychologist and Space Tourism Operator

23/07/2019
Today Ford Australia, in partnership with Deakin University and Griffith University, released 100 Jobs of the Future – a new report and online quiz to help Australians explore the future of work. Experts across industry and academia interviewed for the report predict that jobs of the future will include Autonomous Vehicle Designer, Cyborg Psychologist, Space Tourism Operator, and Robot Ethicist.

Ford Mustang GT Fastback pays homage to Mustang heritage, with new enhancement pack for greater personalisation and bold MY2020 colours

18/07/2019
The MY2020 Ford Mustang GT brings greater personalisation and ownership benefits to Australian customers with new options and eye-catching new colours offered for the first time. Building on the enhancements made to Mustang in 2018, which included a new 12.4-inch customisable digital instrument display, a forged 19-inch alloy wheel option and Recaro seating, the MY2020 Mustang GT brings even more opportunities for Australian sports car enthusiasts to make their Mustang stand out.

Ford Everest now with Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection as standard on every model as part of increased Driver Assist Technology suite

16/07/2019
The Ford Everest has been updated to include Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) with Pedestrian Detection as standard from May 2019 production. The Everest line-up now sees a high level of equipment across all models, from the five-seat Ambiente through to the seven-seat Everest Titanium with its advanced Bi-Turbo powertrain, which has seen price adjustment below the Luxury Car Tax threshold.

Local ANCAP audit test sees Ford Endura offer improved safety performance as part of its high level of standard equipment package, which includes standard AEB

11/07/2019
The 2019 Ford Endura has demonstrated an increased level of safety reinforcing its existing five-star rating, with an independently verified crash test carried out in Australia by ANCAP Safety.

Ford Performance Mustang Supercar records race victory, pole position and two double podiums across an action-packed weekend at the 2019 Watpac Townsville 400

08/07/2019
The Ford Mustang has recorded another race victory and added to its Armor All Pole Position count following an event-filled contest at Round 8 of the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, the Watpac Townsville 400. The weekend saw Scott McLaughlin from Shell V-Power Racing win Saturday’s Race 17 to maintain a solid championship lead, while Tickford Racing’s Cameron Waters achieved his first Pole Position of the season ahead of a podium finish in Sunday’s Race 18, an event-filled contest that was completed under the Vodafone Ford Mustang Safety Car.
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Ford Ranger Sport special edition combines sharp exterior packaging, unique specification with capability and practicality to give Australian customers greater choice

04/07/2019
The Ford Ranger Sport brings an exciting new model to the 2019 Ford Ranger line-up, with a distinctive looks and equipment upgrades to set it apart from the crowd. The Ranger Sport sits between the Ranger XLS 4x4 and highly equipped Ranger XLT 4x4 models, bringing Australians greater choice with a package that offers the capability and dependability for which Ranger is known.

Ford Performance Mustang Supercar takes two from two in Darwin, with McLaughlin the first driver to claim the ‘Triple Crown’, and Top Ten finishes across Mustang teams

17/06/2019
The Ford Performance Mustang Supercar has claimed victory in both races of Round 8 of the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. Shell V-Power Racing’s Scott McLaughlin, driving the #17 Ford Performance Mustang, took two Armor All Pole Positions and won both races at the EasyBet Darwin Triple Crown.

Two one-two finishes from two races in two days for Ford Performance Mustang Supercar, as Shell V-Power Racing and Scott McLaughlin tighten grip on championship

27/05/2019
The Ford Performance Mustang Supercar has tightened its grip on the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship following a drama-filled weekend at the Winton Truck Assist SuperSprint in Victoria. While extending the championship lead for reigning champion Scott McLaughlin in the #17 Mustang, the one-two finishes were not without considerable challenges for both Mustang teams, Shell V-Power Racing and Tickford Racing, who both saw successes over the weekend despite significant setbacks.

Ford Performance Mustang Supercar takes definitive victory at the 2019 Pirtek Perth SuperNight with two wins, five podiums from two races to extend championship lead

06/05/2019
The Ford Performance Mustang Supercar has seen Shell V-Power Racing and Tickford Racing take home the silverware after a fantastic night-racing spectacle for Round 5 of the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, the Pirtek Perth SuperNight.

Victory for Ford Performance Mustang Supercar with a pair of one-two finishes at Phillip Island, ahead of Mustang’s global anniversary celebrations

15/04/2019
The Ford Performance Mustang Supercar leads the 2019 Virgin Australia Championship after winning round four of the series, the WD-40 Phillip Island SuperSprint. Mustang drivers Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard from Shell V-Power Racing Team took a race win each after locking out the front row for both races. The Mustang’s latest Supercar win comes ahead of global anniversary celebrations of the iconic sports car’s April 17, 1964, debut at the World’s Fair in New York.

Ford Performance Mustang Supercar adds to win tally in Tasmania, extending Teams and Drivers’ Series Lead in 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship

08/04/2019
The Ford Performance Mustang Supercar has seen Shell V-Power Racing and Tickford Racing Australia take on a competitive field at Round 3 of the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, the Tyrepower Tasmania SuperSprint.

All-new Ford Escape on sale in Australia in 2020 with advanced design, technology and Plug-in Hybrid model for SUV customers

03/04/2019
The all-new Ford Escape SUV will bring a highly efficient plug-in hybrid model to one of the most popular segments in Australia, giving customers an advanced powertrain alongside greater practicality, improved cabin space, wrapped in distinctive style. The Escape will be the first electrified Ford model offered in Australia, with significant investment in advanced technology filtering through to local customers.

Now standard on Ford Ranger and Ranger Raptor: Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection; additional upgrades across the line-up

26/03/2019
The Ford Ranger and Ranger Raptor now brings Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) with Pedestrian Detection as standard across the range, to offer its most comprehensive Driver Assist Technologyi suite to date. After introducing AEB as standard on the popular Ranger Wildtrak in late 2018, the technology has been added range-wide as part of a feature update for Ranger models.

Ford Performance Mustang wins Larry Perkins Trophy at the 2019 Beaurepaires Melbourne 400, Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix

18/03/2019
Ford Mustang driver Chaz Mostert has won the Larry Perkins Trophy at the Beaurepaires Melbourne 400, which was held as part of the 2019 Formula One Rolex Grand Prix program at Albert Park. Driving the #55 Supercheap Auto Racing entry from Tickford, Mostert made the most of the four-day program, which included four separate races each with its own qualifying session.

AEB now standard on every Ford Transit Custom, plus powertrain upgrades, new Sport and Double Cab-in-Van models to bring most comprehensive local line-up to date

12/03/2019
The updated Ford Transit Custom will bring Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) with Pedestrian Detection as standard across the range, with the introduction of the new Transit Custom Sport and Double Cab-in-Van models to offer Australian buyers more choice.

Successful Race Debut for Ford Performance Mustang Supercar at the 2019 Superloop Adelaide 500

04/03/2019
The Ford Performance Mustang Supercar has completed its first full weekend of racing in the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship with a successful showing at the Superloop Adelaide 500. Ushering in a new era for Ford and Ford Performance in Australia, Mustang teams Shell V-Power Racing, Tickford Racing and 23Red Racing all showed strong performances, with Mustang claiming its maiden victory and the lap record at the famed Adelaide street circuit.

Ford legends Dick Johnson and Marcos Ambrose play a starring role with Ford Performance Mustangs at the 2019 Superloop Adelaide 500

21/02/2019
Ford legend Dick Johnson will be the very first person to drive the 2019 Ford Performance Mustang Supercar at an official race meeting, and will be joined by 2003/04 Supercars champion, Marcos Ambrose, and reigning Virgin Australia Supercars Champion, Scott McLaughlin, in a three-car showcase of Ford Performance Mustang race cars from around the globe.

All-new Ford Performance Focus ST brings new technology, greater choice as the most powerful, capable version of the all-new Ford Focus

18/02/2019
The all-new Ford Performance Focus ST will go on sale in early 2020 with even greater capability, higher levels of content and more customer choice. Based on the new-generation Ford Focus, which went on sale in Australia in December, the new Focus ST brings a wider line-up including the first paddleshift automatic to the hero model, as it broadens the Ford Performance offering in Australia.

Ford Performance Mustang Supercar Unveiled Ahead of 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship

05/02/2019
The 2019 Ford Mustang Supercar has been unveiled ahead of the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. In full official Ford Performance livery, the 2019 Mustang Supercar shows off the road-going Ford Mustang GT’s iconic design cues and rampant V8 soundtrack ahead of its inaugural race, the Superloop Adelaide 500.
2018

Ford Mustang officially approved by Supercars ahead of 2019 entry into the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship

12/12/2018
The Ford Mustang Supercar has been officially approved by Supercars for entry into the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship after successful completion of homologation tests. The validation of Mustang’s racing specification for 2019 was a collaborative effort for Ford, including its Ford Performance arm, as well as DJR Team Penske and Tickford Racing Australia.

First-ever Ford Focus Active made for adventure with higher ground clearance, ‘Trail’ Drive Mode, AEB and wireless smartphone charging as standard features

20/11/2018
The Ford Focus Active will go on sale in 2019 to give Australians the most comprehensive Ford Focus line-up ever offered in this country. The Active will join the first ever Focus ST-Line, as well as new generation Focus Trend, which go on sale in Australia this December.

Ford Mustang Supercar completes successful first test

07/11/2018
The Ford Mustang has completed its inaugural test as a fully-fledged Supercar ahead of its first race in the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. The 2019 Mustang Supercar completed its first laps at Queensland Raceway, Ipswich, ahead of its official homologation for the 2019 season.

Mondeo Owners Urged to Have Airbags Replaced as Ford Completes More Than 60 per cent Of Takata Repairs

24/10/2018
Ford Australia has started a national outreach campaign to repair 16,701 Ford Mondeos affected by the Takata airbag recall. Ford Mondeo models built between 2007-2009 and 2014-2017 are affected by the Takata recall.

Turbocharged Ford Mustang EcoBoost joins line-up with AEB, advanced 10-speed auto option and B&O Play audio

16/10/2018
The turbocharged Ford Mustang EcoBoost has joined the Ford Mustang GT in Ford showrooms to give Australia’s favourite sports car even greater appeal. Following on from the Mustang GT launch in June, the turbocharged Mustang EcoBoost gives customers greater choice for what’s the most customisable Mustang line-up ever offered.

First-Ever Ford GT in Australia to star at Motorclassica 2018 in Melbourne, following its historic laps of the iconic Mount Panorama, Bathurst, circuit

09/10/2018
Ford Performance will showcase the Ford GT race car at Motorclassica 2018 fresh from the GT’s hot laps at the Bathurst 1000 with Ryan Briscoe at the wheel. In a celebration of the Ford Performance GT, and its inspiration – the 1966-winning Ford GT 40 – the GT will be shipped directly from Mount Panorama, Bathurst, to star at the ninth running of Motorclassica in what will be the vehicle’s final public showing in Australia before it is shipped back to North America.

Ford Endura to offer Australians a premium SUV with high equipment, comfort and technology levels as Ford’s SUV line-up expands to meet more diverse customer lifestyles

03/10/2018
The all-new Ford Endura will be in showrooms in December to bring Australian buyers a new type of SUV. With a focus on premium style, design, features and technology, the Endura also offers Australian customers a five-year warranty and ownership benefits including Ford’s loan car program.

Ford Performance sets up Triple Challenge at 2018 Supercheap Auto 1000 with Famous Fast Fords

02/10/2018
Le Mans-winning Ford GT to be showcased at 2018 Bathurst enduro with #67 driven by Sydney-born Ryan Briscoe as pinnacle of Ford’s global competition models with the goal of furthering innovation, research and development of road-going Ford models
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Ford Mustang BULLITT to make its Australian debut at 2018 Motorclassica in time to celebrate 50th anniversary

21/09/2018
The Ford Mustang BULLITT will make its Australian debut at the 2018 Motorclassica in Melbourne. The first-ever Mustang BULLITT to be sold by Ford in Australia, which pays homage to the 1968 Mustang GT Fastback driven by Steve McQueen in the original motion picture, will be unveiled to motoring media and enthusiasts in time for the film Bullitt’s 50th anniversary.

Le Mans-winning Ford Performance GT comes to Australia for the first time, debuts at Mount Panorama, Bathurst

18/09/2018
The Ford Performance GT will make its track debut on Australian soil at Mount Panorama, Bathurst, showcasing Ford Performance innovation and engineering in one of the most advanced race cars it has ever built. Driven by none-other than Australian racing driver, and full-time Ford Chip Ganassi Racing driver, Ryan Briscoe, the Le Mans-winning Ford GT will turn its first wheel in anger at the world-famous 6.213 kilometre circuit as a prelude to this year’s Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.

Ford Performance Ranger Raptor Is Official Recovery Vehicle of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship

13/09/2018
The Ford Performance Ranger Raptor will hit the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship circuit this weekend as the series’ Official Recovery Vehicle. Covering all categories at the Rabble Club Sandown 500, the Ford Performance Ranger Raptor will be on stand-by for rapid response as teams and drivers spar for honours in the traditional prelude to The Great Race at Bathurst in October.

All-new, German Sourced Ford Focus Boasts Standard EcoBoost Engine, 8-speed AT and Advanced Technology

28/08/2018
The all-new Ford Focus – the most accomplished and technically-competent Focus ever – has been developed from the ground up to provide the most confidence-inspiring, intuitive, and rewarding driving and occupant experience for Australian customers.

MY19 Ford Everest: AEB standard on Trend/Titanium, Five-year warranty range-wide

31/07/2018
The updated MY19 Ford Everest will go on sale in September with increased equipment, new fuel-efficient powertrain choices and optional Driver Assist Technology including Autonomous Emergency Braking.

Ford Ranger Raptor is Ready for the ‘Outback Attack’ Asia Pacific Media Drive, Bringing Off-Road Experience to a New Level

25/07/2018
The highly anticipated Ford Ranger Raptor is set to arrive in markets across Asia Pacific following its global reveal early in 2018. With Ford Performance DNA at its core, this high-speed desert runner pushes the limits in technology, innovation and driving excitement. Whether you’re going bush or for a desert drive, Ranger Raptor will make it a ride to remember.

Europe-sourced All-New Ford Focus brings AEB standard, new body styles and advanced powertrain as the most sophisticated Focus ever offered in Australia

20/07/2018
The all-new Ford Focus will be on sale in Australia from November, offering enhanced specification over a broader range of models to give Australians greater choice in the small-car category. Designed from a clean sheet of paper, the all-new Ford Focus ushers in a new era for technology, comfort, space and driving experience for Australian customers.

Job #1: First-ever Ford Performance Ranger Raptor rolls off the production line ahead of October Australian on-sale

06/07/2018
Ford Motor Company today celebrated the official start of production for the highly anticipated, first-ever Ranger Raptor performance truck at its world-class Ford Thailand Manufacturing (FTM) facility in Rayong.

Ford Announces Senior Leadership Change

02/07/2018
Ford Motor Company today is announcing changes in its senior leadership team in Australia as it continues its transformation in Australia and New Zealand.

New five-year unlimited kilometre warranty as standard extends after-sales care for Ford customers

14/05/2018
Ford Australia is now offering customers a five-year unlimited kilometre Ford Express New Vehicle Warranty, as standard on all new vehicles, including Ford’s highly acclaimed commercial vehicle range. The warranty applies to all new vehicles delivered from May 1, 2018 and replaces Ford’s three year 100,000 kilometre offering.

FORD AUSTRALIA STATEMENT ON AGREEMENT WITH ACCC RELATING TO HANDLING OF CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS ABOUT POWERSHIFT TRANSMISSIONS

26/04/2018
Today the Federal Court approved a joint agreement between Ford Australia and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) that Ford pay a penalty and implement a consumer redress scheme relating to its response to customer requests for a refund or no cost replacement of select vehicles fitted with PowerShift automatic transmissions.

Ford Performance launches in Australia on Mustang’s 54th birthday, on-road, off-road and on the track

17/04/2018
Ford Australia is officially launching the Ford Performance brand with a flurry of new models and competition partnerships to build on Australia’s appetite for dynamic, high performance vehicles. At the Australian reveal of the first-ever Ranger Raptor and 2018 Mustang, Ford Performance today showcased its latest line-up with increased presence on road and – for the first time – Australian race tracks.

New Ford Mustang BULLITT to go on sale in Australian Ford dealerships, Salutes Silver Screen Legend

06/03/2018
The new special edition Ford Mustang BULLITT – celebrating the 50th anniversary the legendary film – will be made available in Australia for the first time.

Ford Australia announces new scholarship at Deakin University to support women in STEAM fields

23/02/2018
Today Ford Australia announced a new scholarship at Deakin University: the Ford Australia Women in STEAM Scholarship.

Confirmed: Australia’s favourite sports car to launch mid-year with sleek new design, greater performance and personalisation as the most advanced Ford Mustang ever

12/02/2018
The highly-anticipated 2018 Ford Mustang will be available to Australian customers from mid-year, bringing a sleek new design, even greater on-road performance and more features to deliver the most sophisticated, rewarding-to-drive Mustang offered in this country.

Ford Unleashes First-Ever Ranger Raptor; Off-Road Pickup Loaded with Ford Performance DNA

07/02/2018
The first-ever Ranger Raptor, Ford’s latest off-road, performance pick-up truck, blasted out from behind its camouflage during a reveal event in Thailand today.

Take ‘The Ultimate Mustang Road Trip’ this Australia Day Long Weekend

16/01/2018
If you’ve ever dreamed about driving a Ford Mustang, this Australia Day long weekend is the perfect opportunity. Ford will be offering Aussies ‘The Ultimate Mustang Road Trip’ over the holiday weekend, with free, two-hour test drives around iconic Aussie destinations.
2017

Ford EcoSport SUV offers fresh look, higher equipment levels and SYNC® 3 infotainment system

06/12/2017
2018MY Ford EcoSport compact SUV debuts powerful, fuel-efficient three-cylinder engine range, new automatic transmission to help make life simpler, easier

“Full STEAM ahead” as Geelong’s Northern Bay College opens new dedicated student lab with support of Ford Australia

28/11/2017
Northern Bay College in Geelong has opened its new STEAM Hub – a lab dedicated to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM) education

All-new Ford Endura to join expanding SUV line-up in 2018 as Australia’s appetite for SUVs grows

14/11/2017
The all-new Ford Endura will join the Australian Ford line-up in 2018 to add even greater choice as SUV buyer tastes become increasingly sophisticated and have seen SUVs outsell traditional passenger vehicles for the first time in 2017

National Speeding Fine Revenue Continues to Climb; Driver Assist Technologies Can Help Alleviate Burden

03/11/2017
Collectively, speeding fine revenue across Australia now tops $1.1 billion annually

Young Australians Remain Over Represented in the National Road Toll, Ford’s Driving Skills for Life Driving Program Returns in 2017 to Help Educate Young Drivers of Risks

05/10/2017
Young Australians, especially males, rural and indigenous are over represented in vehicle accidents and the national road toll

Ford Ranger is Australia’s Number One selling vehicle for September 2017, building on its 4x4 leadership as Aussies embrace pick-ups

04/10/2017
Ford Ranger was the best-selling vehicle in Australia in September 2017, building on its popularity as the Number One 4x4 pick-up year-to-date.

Ford Everest Titanium increases off-road capability with new off-road options as part of a wider line-up for Australians

27/09/2017
Ford Everest Titanium now offered with optional 18-inch wheel and tyre package for Australians wanting to head off-road with a full swag of features only offered on the flagship model

Seize the thrill; Ford Presents the First Ever Ranger Raptor

07/09/2017
MELBOURNE, 7 September 2017 – Ford Motor Company today announced that the hugely popular Ford Ranger pickup truck will be available in an off-road performance variant for the first time. Arriving in Asia Pacific in 2018, the purpose-built, desert-racing inspired pickup truck joins the Ford Performance family, carrying the name ‘Ford Ranger Raptor’.
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Australia makes the Ford Mustang its most popular sports car for the 20th consecutive month, becomes Mustang’s number one market for right-hand drive globally

05/09/2017
The arrival of the Mustang in December 2015 saw the iconic sports car built in right-hand drive for the first time in its five-decade history. Australians have since made this the Number One market for right-hand drive Mustang globally

A 30 minute drive to the beach may be the secret to getting your kids to open up

28/08/2017
The best place to disconnect from the digital world and reconnect with loved ones may be the family drive, according to new research

Ford Escape buyers reveal Australians are proud to stand out from the crowd; vehicle colour choice can represent our mood and psyche

08/08/2017
Escape owners reveal Australians are largely proud to be different and stand out from the crowd, made evident by the bold and expressive colour choices of new vehicles

Ford Everest achieves record July 2017 sales with expanded range giving Australian SUV buyers greater choice

03/08/2017
Australia’s love affair with the SUV continues with the Everest and Escape recording strong July 2017 results

Alan Mulally Scholarship includes Deakin University for the First Time, Engineering Student, Jordan Ritchie First Australian Recipient

19/07/2017
Deakin University was included in 2017 as the first Australian beneficiary in the Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship program’s history, with students studying mechanical, electrical, or computer science engineering encouraged to apply

Ford Announces New Enhancements to the Award-Winning Ranger Line

27/06/2017
In response to direct customer feedback, Ford will now offer a new leather option on all 4x2 and 4x4 XLT Double Cab variants: black leather accented seats (front and rear) and leather door trim inserts

Australians ‘Ditch Regret’ and make Ford Mustang a favourite yet again, posting a new sales record in May

05/06/2017
1351 Australians have made the dream of owning an iconic sports car a reality by taking delivery of a Ford Mustang, setting a new record for what was already the country’s best-selling sports car.

Ford Australia CEO: Mobility Is A Human Right And Future Mobility Solutions Will Transform The Way Australians Move

29/05/2017
SYDNEY, May 29, 2017 – Australia is on the cusp of a mobility revolution, rivaled only by the introduction of the automobile more than 110 years ago. The mobility revolution will bring forward a focus on alternative, sustainable mobility options such as multi-modal transportation and ride-sharing solutions. For many urban areas in Australia this will mean a shift away from traditional car ownership towards a different way of moving.

2017 Ford Transit and Transit Custom to offer automatic transmission for the first time; new 2.0L EcoBlue with more power, more than 10% better fuel economy and longer service intervals helps commercial customers achieve more

20/04/2017
MELBOURNE, Australia, April 20, 2017 - The Ford Transit is set to become the automatic choice for consumers with the arrival of the automatic transmission in 2017, along with new more powerful and economical 2.0L EcoBlue engine and wind stabilisation technology to help drivers stay in lane in high crosswinds.

2017 Ford Mondeo given a more premium look with new ‘Metalicious’ colour and stunning new alloy wheel designs

18/04/2017
MELBOURNE, Australia, April 18, 2017 - The 2017 Ford Mondeo has been given a sharp new look with visual updates joining the Driver Assistance Technology and SYNC®3 (3) that saw more Australians choose the Mondeo in 2016 year-on-year.

2017 Ford Everest range updates offers new entry-level model and content upgrades as Ford Australia’s SUV expansion delivers customers more choice

12/04/2017
MELBOURNE, Australia, April 12, 2017 - The revised 2017 Ford Everest range offers even greater choice with the exciting addition of the five-seat Everest Ambiente RWD to give Australians a broader suite of models to suit their lifestyles.

Thought Leaders and Innovators Define the Mobility Revolution; Unveil Conceptual Mobility Solutions Aimed to Change The Way The World Moves

29/03/2017
MELBOURNE, Australia, March 29, 2017 - Ford Motor Company of Australia today hosts the first-ever Future with Ford event bringing together leading innovators, industry experts and influential Australians to tackle one of our great challenges for the future – mobility. The one day event will explore the emerging trends, bold ideas and disruptive technology behind the new mobility revolution.

New Ford Mustang Offers Sleeker Design, More Advanced Technology and Improved Performance

17/01/2017
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 17, 2017 – Today, Ford partnered with its ambassador of Service, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, to introduce the new Mustang – the world’s best-selling sports coupe and the company’s most advanced Mustang ever.
2016

Ford Readies Product Development Centre to Drive Innovation; Expands Australian R&D Investment to $450M in 2017

22/12/2016
MELBOURNE, Australia, Dec. 22, 2016 - Ford has transformed its iconic head office in Melbourne into a new product development centre as part of a $50 million dollar investment to enhance vehicle engineering capability and drive innovation in Australia.

Everest RWD, Escape Delivers impressive Fuel Efficiency, Safety and Unique Aussie Chats with SYNC 3 Technology as Ford doubles SUV offerings

02/12/2016
MELBOURNE, December 2, 2016 – The new Ford Everest RWD and Escape are arriving to boost Ford’s SUV sales momentum as the company invests more in local SUV innovation while doubling its SUV lineup, with Australian consumers poised to become the first in the world to buy more SUVs than cars.

Ford Expands, Opens to Public, Teen Safe Driving Program to Help Address Road Tragedies – a Top Cause of Death for Young Australians

25/10/2016
Melbourne, 25 October, 2016 – Ford is helping some of the riskiest drivers on our roads, young people, by expanding its award-winning Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) safe driving program across four cities in Australia in 2016 while making the free program available publicly.

Ford Escape SUV to join Australian showrooms in 2017 with more choice and increased standard features

17/10/2016
The new Escape will join Ford’s expanding SUV line-up in 2017 to make families’ lives easier with a fresh face, five-star safety and lower starting MLP. When compared with the Ford Kuga it replaces, the Escape also offers improved fuel efficiency on its 2.0-litre Eco Boost model.

Falcon Legacy Lives On; Final Vehicles to Fund STEAM Student Robotics Programs in Broadmeadows and Geelong Schools

05/10/2016
Ford is auctioning the final saleable Falcon, Territory and Falcon Ute – some of the most valuable versions of the iconic vehicles that have defined Australian roads for decades – to support the next generation of local innovators who will help define the country’s future.

Ford is Adding Graduate Engineers in Australia and Recruiting Graduate Designers as Part of $300M Investment in R&D

02/09/2016
Ford’s leading automotive investment in Australia is getting a fresh face for a third year running as the company confirms 23 new hires this year across Product Development, Marketing, Sales and Service and Finance skill teams.

Ford SYNC®3^ Connectivity System Speaks and Hears Australian, Helps People Stay Connected on the Move

26/08/2016
Ford’s leading local investment in R&D and engineering team are doing more than developing world-class vehicles such as Everest and Ranger, they are teaching vehicles to speak and understand Australian accents.

Ford Ranger 4x4 XLS Special Edition Due to Arrive with Attitude as Ranger 4x4 Tops July Sales, Narrows Gap Further to Hilux 4x4 year-to-date

18/08/2016
Ford is boosting one of the industry’s hottest models by launching the new Ranger 4x4 XLS Special Edition in September as the Ranger 4x4 already has seen sales rise nearly 40 per cent compared to the same time last year while taking more than 21 per cent of the 4x4 pick-up segment and again beating Hilux 4x4 in monthly sales during July.
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Ford to Add an All-New SUV Based on Global Ford Edge to Local Line-up After Doubling Number of SUVs

03/08/2016
Ford will launch an all-new SUV based on the global Ford Edge – a key model driving the company’s global SUV success – about a year after Territory sales end in 2017, when Sport Utility Vehicle sales are expected to pass car sales and reach 40 per cent of the market.

EcoSport Shadow: The Perfect City SUV Now Dressed for a Day or Night on the Town with Special Vehicle Pack

01/08/2016
Loaded with equipment to handle the urban jungle in style, the introduction of the EcoSport Shadow Special Vehicle Pack (SVP), means Ford’s small SUV is dressed for the occasion, too.

Sydney Man Wins First Retail Falcon XR8 Sprint with $92,500 Bid to Raise Ailing Brother’s Spirits and Help Find Technological Cure for Australians Battling Type 1 Diabetes

27/07/2016
Sydney businessman David Pearce bought a special Falcon for special purposes, to bring his brother Mark a little bit of joy as he battles health issues. The purchase of Falcon Sprint 1 of 750 also provides much needed funds to support the vital work being done by researchers working hard to find a technological cure for Type 1 Diabetes, that millions of Australians and others around the world struggle with every day.

Ford Owners Get Paid to Park: Ford Forges First-of-its-Kind Local Partnership with Carhood Car Sharing Innovator that Helps Customers Profit from Parking

19/07/2016
Ford and Carhood – the leading airport parking and car sharing service in Australia – today announced the automaker will supply dozens of vehicles for hire at Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney airports alongside cars the smart mobility company’s customers allow for hire in exchange for free parking and a share of rental profits.

2016 Ford Focus RS ‘hyper-hatch’ now on sale in Australia

13/07/2016
The hugely anticipated 2016 Ford Focus RS brings Ford’s most advanced and capable performance hatch to Australian customers. With more power, as well as a driver-focused Ford Performance All-Wheel Drive, the RS brings scintillating performance and technical innovation at a lower Manufacturer’s List Price than its predecessor.

Good Looking and Rich (in Technology), Ford Mondeo Becomes Even More Attractive with SYNC® 3 as Standard

06/07/2016
It boasts a wealth of technology and stylish good looks, and thanks to the SYNC® 3 communications and entertainment system loaded on all models from 2016.75MY, Ford Mondeo has increased intelligence to match. Date: 06 July 2016

2017 Ranger Offers Even More Standard Tech with SYNC 3 on XLT, Wildtrak; Rear View Camera and Rear Parking Sensors standard on All Pick-up Models as Ranger 4X4 Closes in on Hilux 4X4

28/06/2016
Standard new technologies are set to make the Australian-developed 2017 Ford Ranger even more compelling as the four-wheel-drive model has pulled within 310 units of Hilux 4X4 in year-to-date sales.

Ford Everest Trend RWD with SYNC 3 to Offer Customers More Advanced Tech and an Offering Not Available in Prado Range

20/06/2016
Ford Australia is introducing smart new technology and a new variant into the large SUV market with the 2017 Everest Trend rear-wheel-drive (RWD), as it expands the award winning Everest Trend options by offering the Australian-designed and-engineered vehicle at an even more attractive price.

That’s How Service Should Be – Free SYNC2 SatNav Updates Add to Leading Service Offerings as Ford’s ‘Dealerships of the Future’ Drive Sales Gains, Improved Service Retention

15/06/2016
To accelerate rising customer satisfaction levels, Ford is doubling down on the consumer experience by transforming more dealerships and launching new Free SatNav Updates program.

1.0-Litre Ford Eco Boost Wins Best Small Engine ‘Oscar’ for 5th Year Running

02/06/2016
Ford’s tiny yet powerful 1.0 litre EcoBoost engine has been voted best in class at the International Engine of the Year Awards for the fifth year in a row. Judges praised its combination of drivability, performance, economy, refinement and technology that continues to set the standard.

As Australians Look to Mindfulness, Ford Offers Company-First Employee Training to Maximize Local $300M R&D Investment

13/05/2016
Ford Australia is offering mindfulness training to employees to help them de-clutter their daily distractions as the company pushes an aggressive new innovation agenda at its local and global facilities.

Standardizing SYNC™2, Dual Zone Climate Control in Hot-Selling Ford Kuga Ambiente Widens Innovation Gap to Other Popular Compact SUVs

10/05/2016
The freshened Ford Kuga Ambiente arriving in dealerships features even more even more standard innovations, including SYNC™ 2 with voice-controlled satellite navigation and dual zone climate control, with the features now available across the range.

Ford Donates Limited-Edition Falcon XR8 Sprint to JDRF to Auction for Research Into an Innovative ‘Technological Cure’ for Type 1 Diabetes

09/05/2016
Ford is donating the first publicly available version of the highly anticipated Falcon XR8 Sprint – one of the most powerful and high-tech Falcon’s ever – to fund local innovation for the JDRF Artificial Pancreas Project, which is exploring how to automate insulin pumps and deliver improved therapies and ultimately a ‘technological cure’ for type 1 diabetes (T1D).

Ford EcoBoost Sales Double in First Quarter, Will be Part of Ford Kuga Campaign Targeting Young Families Who Prioritise Fuel Economy

28/04/2016
Australian drivers are embracing Ford’s efficient and powerful EcoBoost technology as sales of the engine across the lineup more than double in the first quarter compared to this time last year.

No Lights? No Problem! Ford Fusion Autonomous Research Vehicles Use LiDAR Sensor Technology to See in the Dark

12/04/2016
Recently, under the cover of night, a Ford Fusion Hybrid autonomous research vehicle with no headlights on navigated along lonely desert roads, performing a task that would be perilous for a human driver.

From Autonomy to Snowtonomy: How Ford Fusion Hybrid Autonomous Research Vehicle Can Navigate in Winter

12/04/2016
In its quest to bring self-driving vehicles to millions of people around the world, Ford reveals six facts about its technology that allows for a car to drive itself in adverse conditions.

Ford Invests More Locally to Load Latest Focus with SYNC 3, Enhanced Options; Fiesta ST Gets Hotter and Smarter

08/04/2016
Ford Australia is upgrading its already impressive Focus and Fiesta range as the company shifts focus of its small car customers with a richer mix of retail sales as customers value the vehicles and innovations more.

Mustang Becomes Instant Sales Halo for Ford Lineup, Gets Even More Innovations with SYNC 3

04/04/2016
Mustang has become an instant sales halo for Ford Australia, and among the public, holds the highest favorable opinion of any of Ford’s volume nameplates. It’s the latest example of how Ford’s commitment to Australia continues to grow beyond its investment in local R&D, which has seen $2 billion invested over the past six years.

Mustang Mania Punctuates Ford’s Local Investment with Surprising 6,000 Orders, Plus Craze for Customized Plates, ‘Selfie’ Paparazzi and Viral Great Ocean Road Video

23/03/2016
Mustang customers may understand a bit more what celebrities felt like this week walking down the red carpet as their first drives on Aussie roads have stirred an unexpected feeding frenzy.

Ford’s Australian Investment Brings More Excitement with New Fiesta and Focus ST Mountune Performance Products

19/02/2016
Ford’s commitment to Australia continues to grow beyond billions in local R&D as it expands its award-winning lineup, including the launch of Mountune Performance Kits so Fiesta ST and Focus ST can tune in even more excitement to the already acclaimed hot hatch duo.

Ford Engineers Work Magic on Falcon XR Sprint Series with Tuned Suspension and High-Performance Pirelli Tyres

18/02/2016
Ford’s Asia-Pacific Product Development team based at Campbellfield in Melbourne has worked its magic on the performance XR6 Sprint and XR8 Sprint series sedans.

Falcon XR6 Sprint: More Aussie Innovations with Locally Developed, Company-First Carbon Fibre Engine Intake

15/02/2016
Ford’s unique level of local R&D investment has led to another innovation with the Falcon XR6 Sprint sporting Ford’s first carbon fibre engine air intake system.

Ford Falcon Sprint Draws on Legacy, Packs Power and Performance!

09/02/2016
Ford is drawing on its performance heritage to launch the limited-edition, high-performance Falcon Sprint series, which goes on sale in May.

Ford Confirms “Sprint” Name for Limited-Edition Falcon XRs

02/01/2016
Ford today has confirmed it will release a limited-edition Falcon XR Series sedan in 2016.
2015

Ford Mustang: World’s Best-Selling Sports Car in Early 2015; Production Begins on Right-Hand-Drive Model for Australia

09/09/2016
Customers around the world have made Ford Mustang the best-selling sports car on the globe during the first half of the year, according to global IHS Automotive registration data.

Ford Study: Aussie Families are Planning More Road Trips than Overseas Travel in 2016

23/12/2015
The majority of Australian families (77%) are opting for domestic travel over going overseas in 2016, according to a recent study of 1,000 Australian parents commissioned by Ford.

Ford extends Geelong Cats Sponsorship through 2020, builds on leading local R&D investment and attempts Guinness World Records™ Title

10/12/2015
Ford Australia is extending its sponsorship of the Geelong Cats AFL team for five years through 2020 to further extend one of the longest sports team partnerships in the world.

Australian Engineers Pioneer New Innovations Not Seen Before: Everest Fuel Economy, Prado Driver Asstance Techmology

12/11/2015
Driving a car that doesn’t physically exist may sound like the stuff of science-fiction, but it’s just another day in the lab for engineers at Ford’s Research and Development Centre, Geelong.

Australian Filmmaker, Ellenor Argyropoulos, is Featured in Ford’s Small But Mighty Campaign, Illustrating Ford’s Commitment to Local Innovation and Investment

28/10/2015
Ford Motor Company presents a series of entertaining short films that celebrate the theme of Small but Mighty, inspired by Ford’s much-celebrated range of EcoBoost engines.

Ford’s Leading Investment in Australia Headlined by 257 kW Focus RS Hatch Announcement

20/10/2015
Ford is investing more in Australia than any other automaker, including $300 million in R&D for the country’s only full product development team and even more to expand its line-up further with products such as the new Focus RS.

Ford Links Australian Innovators to Company’s Leading Local R&D in New Campaign with More Prominent Branding

20/10/2015
This week, Ford begins highlighting Australians whose remarkable achievements belie first impressions in fresh new ads with more prominent Ford branding to punctuate the company’s record number of new vehicles with surprising innovations.

Ford, Carbon Revolution Usher in New Era of Auto Innovation as Geelong-Based Supplier Begins Building World-First Carbon Fibre Wheels for Shelby Mustangs

15/10/2015
Ford and Carbon Revolution are providing a glimpse into what is possible for the Australian automotive industry as the Geelong-based innovator begins production of the world’s first mass produced carbon fibre wheels for the Shelby GT350R performance car in North America.
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Ford Plans Ongoing Business with 63 Australian Suppliers, Including Double the Number to 17 with New Global Projects

06/10/2015
Ford of Australia plans to maintain business with 63 Australian suppliers after the company’s manufacturing transition in 2016 as part of helping key stakeholders – employees, suppliers, customers and dealers – transition to new futures beyond local manufacturing.

Ford Expands Community Work into Richmond Area After Investing in New Sales Office

25/09/2015
Ford is expanding its community volunteering reach to the Richmond area after moving into its new Richmond office.

Ford Everest: First-Ever Australian-Developed Traditional SUV Getting Attention Online as More than 11,000 Customers Flag Interest

24/09/2015
The all-new Ford Everest not only is the first-ever Australian-developed traditional SUV but it features a range of customer benefits not found on the Toyota Prado – a combination that seems to have captured Australians’ imagination.

Ford Fuelling National Breast Cancer Foundation Research by Dr. Fiona Simpson into Novel Breast Cancer Therapy by Auctioning Eighth New Mustang Coming to Australia

24/09/2015
Ford will auction one of the first 2015 Mustangs in its all-new Australian fleet to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) to support Dr. Fiona Simpson’s research into novel breast cancer therapies.

Ford Robots Inspire Kids to Pursue STEM Education as Part of $300 Million R&D Investment to Develop Next-Generation Vehicles in Australia

15/09/2015
Ford is launching the 2015 Ranger truck and new Everest SUV this month after many Australians helped design, engineer and test the vehicles at the company’s local development facilities spread across Melbourne.

Ford Inspires with New Global Grant to Kick Off 10th Annual Global Month of Caring

10/09/2015
Ford Motor Company has announced a new global initiative that will strengthen its leadership in community service timed to the 10th anniversary of the Ford Volunteer Corps – Ford’s international network of 30,000 volunteers.

Ford Opens New Richmond Sales Office as Development Team Plans Broadmeadows Campus

28/08/2015
Ford officially opened its new national sales company office today in Richmond as part of new infrastructure investments that adds to the company’s more than $300 million R&D spending locally this year alone, which is more than any other automaker.

EcoBoost Technology, Enhanced Driver Assist Technologies Arrive On 2015 LZ Ford Focus Range

10/07/2015
The 2015 LZ Ford Focus range will debut EcoBoost engine technology, improved safety and a host of key visual and feature upgrades when it arrives in Ford dealers from October.

Ford 1.0-Litre EcoBoost Wins 8th Engine ‘Oscar’ in 4 Years, 3-Cylinder Tops its Class in International Engine of the Year

18/06/2015
A tiny petrol engine, which drivers across Europe have taken to their hearts for its excellent fuel efficiency and impressive performance, has received an eighth award in four years at the 2015 International Engine of the Year Awards.

Mustang Mania: Unprecedented early demand includes 2,000 customers who have paid deposits months before launch

25/05/2015
More than 2,000 Ford customers have now placed deposits for the highly anticipated Mustang Fastback and Convertible, which are being ordered in both the muscle car’s legendary V8 performance version and the first-ever EcoBoost engine that will provide the power of a bigger engine in a smaller, more efficient package.

Peace of Mind for Parents with Addition of MyKey® Feature As Standard on All-New Mondeo

08/04/2015
Ford's global MyKey® technology will be available on the all-new Ford Mondeo when it goes on sale in May.

All-New Ford Mondeo Delivers All-EcoBoost Petrol Powertrain and Frugal TDCi Diesel

08/04/2015
The all-new Ford Mondeo arrives in Australia with an all-EcoBoost petrol engine lineup, as well as a proven and frugal 2.0-litre turbo-diesel.

Rocket Ship Superalloy Technology Aids Ford Mondeo EcoBoost Durability

08/04/2015
Enthusiasts may say the all-new Ford Mondeo equipped with the 2.0-litre EcoBoost turbo engine is a rocket ship but Ford engineers will tell you parts of its engine depend on technology from one.

All-New Ford Mondeo Enhances Comfort with Sophisticated Technology, Innovative Chassis and Noise-Reducing Body

08/04/2015
The all-new Ford Mondeo leverages innovative driver assist technologies, an advanced chassis structure, and high quality interior to deliver superior comfort and refinement.

All-New Ford Mondeo Debuts Pedestrian Detection; EcoBoost Technology and Reduced Weight Deliver Enhanced Efficiency

08/04/2015
The all-new Ford Mondeo delivers the global debut of a new pedestrian detection technology that could help reduce the severity of accidents or help drivers avoid them altogether.

Ford Inflatable Rear Seatbelt to Makes Australian Debut on All-New Mondeo; Harnesses Seatbelt and Airbag Attributes

08/04/2015
Ford Motor Company’s groundbreaking Inflatable Rear Seatbelt – which combines attributes of an airbag and a conventional seatbelt – is making its Australian debut on the all-new Mondeo.

How the All-New Ford Mondeo’s Advanced Air Filtration Could Prevent "Driving Blind” After Sneezing at the Wheel

08/04/2015
Trying to cope with a sneezing attack can be a source of amusement for passengers – and a source of discomfort for drivers. But there’s a serious side. Climate change and pollution now contribute to increasing numbers of people suffering from allergies, and sneezing at a speed of 95 km/h may result in “driving blind” for up to 20 metres*.

All-New Ford Mondeo Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection Technology

08/04/2015
Ford is rolling out a new driver-assist system in the all-new Mondeo that can reduce the severity of or even eliminate some frontal collisions involving vehicles and pedestrians.

Early Data Indicates Universal Passion for Mustang Colours – Red, Black Rule

25/03/2015
Early Data Indicates Universal Passion for Mustang Colours – Red, Black Rule

Ford’s Smart New Everest Brings Refinement and Rugged Capability to the ASEAN SUV Market

24/03/2015
The new Ford Everest made its debut in Thailand today, redefining the ASEAN SUV market with bold design, advanced technology, stunning off-road and on-road capability, and a refined, premium interior for up to seven passengers.

Ford Announces 2014 Gold Master Dealers

23/03/2015
Ford Australia has announced the winners of its 2014 Dealer Principal Ford Guild winners, now in its third year.

Ford Challenges the Conventional World of Pickup Trucks with a Tougher, Smarter and More Efficient Ranger

23/03/2015
Ford unveiled its new tough and smart Ford Ranger today, setting a new benchmark in the pickup truck segment with an uncompromised blend of robust capability, craftsmanship and advanced technology. Starting later this year, an updated range of the truck will take on the world in more than 180 markets worldwide.^

Strong Customer Demand Prompts Increase in Falcon XR8 Sedan Production

20/03/2015
Ford has confirmed that it will increase production of its performance flagship model, the XR8 sedan.

Ford Announces Senior Leadership Change

19/03/2015
Ford Motor Company today is announcing changes in its senior leadership team in Australia as it continues to deliver the company’s Australian Transformation Plan.

Ford Adds to Leading Australian Investment of More than $300 million by Sponsoring Robotics Competition to Spur Young Innovators

06/03/2015
Ford is investing more in Australia than any other auto company – more than $300 million in 2015 on top of nearly $2 billion the past six years – including its inaugural sponsorship of the Australian Regional For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Robotics Competition (FRC).

Ford leads the way for innovation with new Fairfax Radio Voice-Activated App and Electric Bike Experiment For Connected Urban Journeys

05/03/2015
Ford Motor Company at Mobile World Congress announced this week a new Fairfax Radio app that customers will be able to voice-activate using Ford SYNC with AppLink technology, and stay connected on the move.

Ford Previews All-New Ford Focus RS

05/03/2015
Ford Previews All-New Ford Focus RS; High-Performance Hatch Pioneers Innovative All-Wheel-Drive Technology.

Ford New Office

17/02/2015
Ford Accelerates Transformation by Reshaping Broadmeadows Engineering Campus, Expanding Footprint with New National Sales Company Office Closer to Melbourne.

All-New Mondeo joins Falcon FG X, Territory MkII With WiFi Connection

16/02/2015
The all-new Ford Mondeo will join the Falcon FG X and Territory MkII in offering a WiFi hotspot when it goes on sale in the second quarter of 2015.

Ford to Offer Free Loan Car with Every Scheduled Service

13/02/2015
In an Australian-first initiative, Ford will offer its customers free loan cars* with every scheduled service beginning this month, as the company continues to make major investments to transform its dealership experience and make it easier for customers to buy and service vehicles.

Satellite Navigation Will Become Standard Across Falcon FG X and Territory MkII Range

04/02/2015
Ford is adding even more features into the Falcon FG X and Territory MkII range by including satellite navigation as standard across all models.

Ford Ranger Achieves its Australia Sales Record in 2014

15/01/2015
The Ford Ranger is hauling in new buyers with its blend of leading capability, toughness and innovation, setting an all-time sales record in Australia while passing the Toyota HiLux to become New Zealand’s most popular pickup