Ford's not the end for Australian cars

The developed-world revitalisation of some of Ford’s peers shows its decision doesn't have to be the beginning of the end for Australian auto manufacturers.

The feeling around Australia's manufacturing sector is that its automakers are on a slow, irreversible march out of the country.

Ford Australia's move to close its two Australian plants from 2016 and transition to import-only brands only reinforces the sense of a looming death knell.

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