After 91 years, Ford's Australian car production line ends

October 7, 2016 3:15 AM

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CANBERRA, Australia – Ford Motor Co. has ended 91 years of car manufacturing in Australia, with the last two Australian car makers due to close their doors next year.

Ford Australia said it built the world's last six-cylinder, rear-wheel drive Falcon XR6 at its Broadmeadows plant in Melbourne on Friday and that 600 employees had lost their jobs.

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