Having had a couple of Falcons that I really liked to drive but hated to buy fuel for I have mixed feelings about the closure but even Blind Freddy has been expecting this for ages.
Cheers Comrade Reb
As egg and Walrus have mentioned already, reports are emerging that Ford is expected to announce the closure of its Broadmeadows car factory and its Geelong engine plant.
The struggling car-maker sent out a media alert about an impending announcement later this morning, believed to be 10.45am.
MORE THAN THAT
Ford was due to release its financial results today but Gutter Trash has been told that the media conference is about “more than that”.
Confidential sources say that Ford Australia will become an import-only brand.
It is unclear when the factories will close but Ford was set to introduce a revamped Falcon and Territory next year.
Journalists at the launch of the new Holden Commodore in Canberra were sent secret text messages by Ford Australia staff in the early hours of this morning, just as they were about to drive the new model on public roads for the first time.
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