Ford reviews

Ford & Volkswagen announce strategic alliance

Jun 20, 2018

Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG have announced they have signed into a Memorandum of Understanding agreement that will see the two pair up to strengthen each other. The two companies are “exploring potential projects...

Ford opens new ‘Weather Factory’ for extreme testing in Germany

May 20, 2018

What’s involved in vehicle testing before carmakers release their products to market? Well, some pretty hardcore stuff. Ford has just revealed its new ‘Weather Factory’ in Germany, which is capable of testing vehicles in almost...

Ford Australia announces 5-year/unlimited km warranty

May 14, 2018

Ford Australia is looking to get back in the good books with local customers following years of transmission-related complaints, today announcing a new five-year/unlimited kilometre warranty for all new models. You might remember a couple...

Ford Australia slammed with $10 million fine over PowerShift complaints

Apr 26, 2018

Ford Australia is in strife over its PowerShift dual-clutch automatic transmission and the way it handled complaints, resulting in one of the biggest fines under the Australian Consumer Law ever handed down. Ford is being...

2018 Honda Civic Type R vs Ford Focus RS: hot hatch comparison (video)

Dec 20, 2017

Right now these two are on fire. Hot hatches don’t get any hotter. The Ford Focus RS blew everyone’s mind when it was launched last year, and now the all-new Honda Civic Type R has...

2017 Ford Ranger Wildtrak review (video)

Oct 23, 2017

It’s arguably the most popular double-cab ute in Australia, the Ford Ranger, if you exclude fleet and government sales. And in top-spec Wildtrak form it is easily one of the most desirable off-road trucks currently...

2017 Ford Mustang GT review (video)

Sep 03, 2017

PerformanceDrive has finally got its hands on the 2017 Ford Mustang GT, the American legend with staggering pent-up demand that hasn’t waned since its 2015 launch. This is unusual for a sports car, whose sales...

2017 Ford Everest Trend review (video)

Jul 01, 2017

The 2017 Ford Everest is the only Australian-designed SUV in its class, with all major design and engineering work carried out by the Asia Pacific regional headquarters in Campbellfield, Victoria. It may be surprising to...

2017 Ford Focus RS review (video)

Apr 28, 2017

The 2017 Ford Focus RS is a lot like the cool kid in high school. A bad boy image goes a long way towards boosting popularity and the RS’s recent notoriety surrounding its ‘Drift Mode’...

Ford justifies withdrawing Mexico plant, “didn’t cut a deal with Trump”

Jan 04, 2017

Ford’s CEO has told the press the main reason behind reversing its decision on a Mexican plant was down to market demand, rather than president-elect Donald Trump. Ford Motor Company and Donald Trump have clashed...

Ford Australia gets increased investment for global R&D

Dec 23, 2016

Ford will be increasing its expenditure for its Australian-based Asia Pacific Vehicle Development Centre by 50 per cent to $450 million starting next year. The move is a bit of good news after true blue...

BMW, Daimler, Ford, VW collaborate for EV charging infrastructure

Nov 30, 2016

BMW, Daimler, Ford along with Volkswagen Group have announced an unprecedented collaboration to a create high-powered charging infrastructure on major highways across the European continent, to entice the public to move toward an electric vehicle....

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