Australian auto-industry-watchers are openly speculating Ford Australia will discontinue local production in 2016 when the current edition of the iconic Australian Falcon large car reaches the end of its lifespan. The Australian Financial Review says parts suppliers are starting to factor Ford’s exit into business plans that increasingly are focused on only two domestic producers, GM Holden and Toyota. Ford is cutting production to about 33,000 cars a year and will lay off 440 ...

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