Ford promises they are here to stay, may even help laid-off Holden Workers

PHOTO: Holden's Commodore was at one stage Australia's best-selling car for 15 years. Supplied: State Library of South Australia Holden's US parent company General Motors last month announced it would retire the iconic Holden brand and clo; Read More

Focus a fast and agile delight

After a testing bevy of SUVs in recent weeks, David Thomson is pleased to get behind the wheel of a sporty hatchback, the new Ford Focus ST.What’s new?The fourth-generation Ford Focus hatchback m; Read More

Modified hot rod ‘a handful’, but loving it

"A blast" .Keri Wilson, of Green Island, and his 1936 Ford hot rod. PHOTO: SHAWN MCAVINUE Keri Wilson, of Green Island, talks to motoring reporter Shawn McAvinue about his 1936 Ford hot rod. ; Read More

1967 Ford Anglia, perfectly wrapped and ready to roll

Name: Dylan Meehan From: Invercargill When and why did acquire it? 2012; Always wanted one What is the vehicle’s history?; Read More

Ross Kiddie finds out if it really is the 'Van that can'

My home is undergoing a major renovation. A very conscientious young tradie has been commissioned to do the repairs, he arrives daily in a well-laden and tired Subaru wagon. We’ve talked vehicles, and he is fully aware a van is the next st; Read More

Car found under hedge

Fun Ford ... Wayne Nicol and his son Levi (11) and 1936 Ford five-window coupe. PHOTO: SHAWN MCAVINUE   In the final instalment of a two-part series, motoring reporter Shawn McAvinue asks Wa; Read More

Sharper Focus on compact

The latest Ford Focus has private buyers firmly in sight. David Thomson finds out if he’s a potential target. What’s new?This is generation four of the Ford Focus and, after the third generation’s se; Read More

Updated Endura well equipped

Mechanical and cosmetic enhancements have kept the Ford Endura fresh for 2019. David Thomson reports in after a week driving the new flagship version. What’s New?‘‘Something old, something new, somet; Read More

Ford's renewed Focus

Richard Bosselman puts the latest offerings from Ford — the Focus and Endura — through their paces. Accepting the swing to sports utilities has diminished sales opportunities, doesn’t alter the importance of the new Ford Foc; Read More

Ranger gets a makeover

Richard Bosselman gets behind the wheel of the 2019 edition of New Zealand’s most popular car. Of all the refinements and upgrades now implemented into Ford’s Ranger, surely it will be the under-bonnet change that’ll raise most interest. Pair; Read More