This Ford Falcon Sedan has been the last vehicle that Ford has manufactured in Australia after 91 years.
Finally the day has arrived. Ford has put an end to the production of their vehicles in Australia. More than 90 years has been the trademark of the blue oval manufacturing some of its models in australia and has finally finished. The latest units have already left the production line and, in this way, Ford closes one stage of its history in the australian market.
it Was in the year 2013, when Ford announced that it would end vehicle production at its plant in Broadmeadows, in the State of Victoria. In addition to putting an end to the manufacture, Ford also dismissed the long-running Falcon, a model that has been producing and selling locally for over 50 years. By way of a gold brooch, Ford has decided that the last unit manufactured on australian soil is a Ford Falcon. The one you see in the image above.
After 91 years Ford stops manufacturing in Australia
The first Ford built in Australia was the legendary Model T in the first factory, the brand was lifted in Geelong in the month of July in the year 1925. During the following years, Ford has also built factories in other regions of Australia such as Sydney or Brisbane, for example. Over these almost 100 years, Ford has manufactured millions of units of vehicles.
And here we have the latest Ford Territoritory manufactured in Australia.
however, and although Ford to stop manufacturing cars in Australia, this does not mean that dismissal of such a market. The american brand will continue marketing its products in Australia and ensures that you will maintain to 1,500 jobs in its departments of engineering and design that will continue to have operating.
Currently, Ford sells in Australia for the following models: Fiesta, Fiesta ST, Focus, Focus ST, Focus RS, Mondeo, Falcon FG X Falcon XR Sprint, Mustang, EcoSport, Kuga, Territory, Everest, Ranger, Falcon Ute FG X, Transit and Transit Custom. In the case of the Ford Falcon, as we have said earlier, your production is completed after more than a half-century of life, however, will continue to be available at dealerships in australian as long as there is stock available.
And since we are talking about changes of Ford in his lines
of production, it is interesting to recall that not many months ago it was announced that
the production of the european version of the Ford EcoSport will be moved to Romania.
Currently it is manufactured in a plant that Ford has in India.