Australian Prime Minister John Howard has extended his congratulations to Ford Motor Company Chairman and CEO William Clay Ford on the occasion of the company's 100th anniversary
The note from Mr Howard reads:
Dear Mr Ford On behalf of the Australian people, I am pleased to offer my congratulations to the Ford Motor Company on the occasion of its 100th anniversary. Your company has had a profound impact on the development of mass manufacturing and affordable personal transportation throughout the world.
The Ford Motor Company has also played a very significant role in Australia's development since the establishment of its first operations in a leased woolstore in Geelong, Victoria in 1925. The Australian people are greatly appreciative of your company's contribution to our national life over many years, and look forward to Ford Australia's continuing leadership role in our automotive manufacturing industry.
I wish the company well in all its centennial celebrations.
Originally posted by Phat XD haha little johnny howard, u were in the wrong dressing room but at least u go for the right car company,
although i do see u travel in white statesman all to often, hop in a new Xr6 Tubro
On ya Johnny, maybe you can finally admit that you are Blue blooded boy now (has addmitted to being a Holden fan), and also, exactly what you really think of P.Costello. At least Crean and Bracks are Ford boys.
That car (the white BA) is part of the close protection squad. It is the only Falcon in a fleet of 6 white VX SS commodores and one silver VXSS (minus rear spoiler). I work opposite AFP HQ in Canberra and get to see these cars all the time.
The GG would normally travel in a Stato or Fairlane or one of the many Rolls they have, but I guess they were taking no chances given what was happening to the GG at that time.
AU1 XR8 Auto147.9 rwkw (approx 215 fwkw)
AU2 Wagon HAD Auto
17s, Pacemakers, 3" Intake & Pod filter (The Family Hack)
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