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Counterfeit Car Parts Are Making Repaired Australian Cars Dangerously Unsafe

Australia’s Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries is concerned about a growing influx of counterfeit car parts entering the country from Asia, including safety-critical parts like wheels, airbags and brake pads. The peak body’s Genuine Is Best website showcases a shocking range of poor quality counterfeits that might be putting your cheaply repaired car at risk.

Thousands Of Hopeful Ford GT Customers Are Being Rejected

The long-awaited Ford GT hypercar from the blue oval is proving to be a collector’s car even before it lands in the hands of its lucky owners.

Reports from the American company say that over 10,000 people from around the world formally applied to buy the car with 6506 of those interested parties completing the application process. Not that it will matter for most of them though as there will only be 500 examples of the 2017 Ford GT built over the next two years.

Australia Makes The New Ford GT's Carbon Fibre Wheels

The new Ford GT — y’know, the one that 6,000 people ordered despite only 500 being built in 2017/18 — is a beautiful and innovative supercar, with its sleek lines and highly-turbocharged EcoBoost V6. But the future car’s 20-inch carbon fibre shoes will be built in Geelong.

Ford Mustang: Australian Review

Ford’s new Mustang is finally reaching Australian shores. But what’s it actually like?

Hertz Australia Is Adding The Ford Mustang To Its Rental Fleet

Want to get yourself into a new Ford Mustang, but don’t want to wait in the thousands-long Aussie production queue? As part of the 2000 extra Mustangs brought over this year, Ford has delivered a small number into the hands of Hertz, and the cars will be making their way into the company’s Adrenaline Collection.

Ford Now Tests Its Autonomous Cars In The Dark

If you don’t enjoy driving in the dark, Ford’s latest autonomous car tests will cheer you up. The company’s announced that it’s been successfully testing its cars at nighttime, a scenario that brings its own set of fairly obvious challenges for self-driving vehicles.

Ford Has An Extra 2000 Mustangs For Australia This Year

Australia really likes the new Mustang. Cars are starting to appear on Aussie roads, but demand remains strong and there’s a backlog of months for new orders. Ford Australia has secured an extra 2000 cars for local buyers, and will have them on our shores before the end of this year.

The Nightmare That Is Backing Up A Trailer Just Got Easier

Backing into a parking spot is an impossible challenge for many drivers. How about backing up while also towing a trailer? That at least could get a little easier with a nifty feature on the upcoming 2017 Ford Super Duty pickup, called Trailer Reverse Guidance.

Ford Australia Is Giving The Fiesta And Focus A Performance Boost With Kits From Mountune

Ford has had third-party power upgrades for its Falcon for decades, with Tickford and then Ford Performance Vehicles using the stock cars as a base to do some pretty impressive stuff. Ford in Australia has taken that idea a little further, though, with the long-awaited introduction of Mountune performance parts for the smaller Fiesta ST and Focus ST.

Ford's Last XR6 Turbo Has A Uniquely Australian Part Under The Hood

Ford’s last ever Falcon has been revealed, and it’s a beauty. Under the bonnet of the barnstorming 4.0-litre turbocharged XR6 Sprint, though, it’s more Australian than ever — with a carbon fibre air intake designed and built in Geelong that is a first for the 120-year-old car company.

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