Australia’s Slow-Motion Car Crash
By Bernard Lagan
Australia’s driving future? It’s probably in New Zealand.
Just outside Wellington, New Zealand’s capital, stands Ford’s once-bustling assembly plant. In the mid-1980s it cranked out Ford Britain’s large Zephyr and Zodiac sedans. Later, Ford Falcons were put together in New Zealand by the thousands.
These days the sprawling red-brick Ford plant has been given over to a collect...