Last Australian-made Ford rolls off production line


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  • Friday, 07 Oct 2016

A supplied image obtained Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 of the last Ford Falcon built at the Broadmeadows assembly plant. -EPA

SYDNEY: The last Australian-made Ford car rolled off the production line Friday, ending an era that began in 1925 with the legendary Model T, as the struggling local auto industry slowly fades away.

Ford announced three years ago it would stop making vehicles at its unprofitable Australian plants, a decision matched by the country’s two other big car makers, US giant General Motors’ Holden offshoot, and Toyota, who will end manufacturing in 2017.

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