Ford Focus Is Best-Selling Vehicle Worldwide – Ford Takes Three of Top 10
Ford Focus ranks as the best-selling vehicle nameplate in the world, based on Polk global new vehicle registration data for full-year 2012 (global reporting lags three to four months)
Ford takes three of the top-10 best-sellers, with Ford F-Series – the world’s No. 1-selling pickup – ranked third and Fiesta the best-selling subcompact at sixth overall
2013 global sales off to equally strong start as worldwide momentum continues
DEARBORN, Mich., April 9, 2013 – With final 2012 Polk global market registration data just reporting, Ford Focus is officially the world’s best-selling passenger car, with the Ford F-Series pickup coming in third and Ford Fiesta coming in as the best-selling subcompact. Read more...
Mazda 6 named as World Car Design of the Year FInalist
The all new Mazda-6’s stunning design has resulted in the vehicle being named a finalist in the 2013 World Car Design of the Year Award.
Outlasting Renault, Land Rover and Volkswagen in the latest round of the voting, the all-new Mazda6 will share the stage with the Aston Martin Vanquish and Jaguar F-Type at the New York International Auto Show where a winner will be announced during a press conference on March 28th 2013. Read Full media release...
Return of a hero – First fully Ford-assembled GT completed at Broadmeadows Assembly Plant as FPV moves in-house
First fully Ford-built GT completed at Broadmeadows Assembly plant after 37 years All FPVs hand finished in dedicated FPV assembly area separate to main production line Silhouette GT sedan first FPV assembled at Broadmeadows
MELBOURNE, Australia, 18 Feb, 2013 – Ford welcomed the return of a hero today with the reveal of the first fully Ford-built GT at Broadmeadows, signaling the start of FPV production at Ford’s Broadmeadows Assembly plant and the return of full GT production after 37 years.
“FPV is the ultimate version of the Falcon and we are very excited to have taken over assembly of these performance machines for our FPV customers,” Ford Australia President and CEO, Bob Graziano, said. “Ford’s history with performance vehicles goes back a very long way and nameplates such as GS and GT are warmly welcomed back in-house. The F6 range features the most potent version of our locally developed i6 engine and it’s a real buzz for us to be completing these cars for the first time.
“Designed for our enthusiast customers, FPV vehicles are the hero cars of our local line-up and are genuine performance machines. From the 310kW F6 to the 335kW, 32-valve, quad-cam, supercharged Miami V8 powered GT, each FPV provides customers absolute performance.