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More Fords on nation's roads

FORD just shades Holden as the most popular car on Australian roads, with Toyota a strong third.

The latest motor vehicle census shows 1.99 million registered Ford passenger vehicles, 1.96 million Holdens and 1.77 million Toyotas.
The three brands account for 57 per cent of the total registered passenger fleet.

But Ford's top spot looks likely to soon end, with Holden registrations outstripping its main rivals in each year since 1999.

The three manufacturers also dominate light commercial vehicle registrations - Toyota leads with 560,000 followed by Holden (360,000) and Ford (345,000).

The Australian Bureau of Statistics data also revealed the most popular motor cycle make was Honda (100,762 registered) followed by Yamaha (75,736), while Mercedes was the most popular large bus.

ABS data shows the average age of the Australian passenger car fleet fell slightly from 10.7 years in 1997 to 10.5 years in March 2002.

There were also more cars per head of population.

There were 3.3 people per vehicle in 1971, but just 1.9 in March this year.

The data also revealed that Victorians have a stronger commitment to caravan holidays than residents of any other state.

There are 93,752 caravans registered in Victoria - a third of the national total and a full 50 per cent more than New South Wales.,00.html

You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen. It said, 'Parking Fine.'So that was nice.

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