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Subject:  Re: China! Date:  1/30/2013  9:09 PM
Author:  kahunacfa Number:  17382 of 17992

"David Schoch, who late last year took over management of Ford’s Asia-Pacific Africa division from Joe Hinrichs, says the auto maker is constructing five new plants in China – three for vehicle assembly and two dedicated to powertrains that will allow it to boost capacity.

Ford launched production of the Focus C-car at its Chongqing No.2 plant in early 2012, and Schoch says the model has been a runaway success. “That vehicle has done very well for us,” he tells WardsAuto in an interview here. “It’s been the leading sales nameplate in the past four months in China.”

Joining the Focus this year will be the EcoSport and Kuga cross/utility vehicles, as well as the performance-oriented Focus ST and new Explorer SUV. A refreshed Fiesta B-car and Mondeo midsize sedan arrive in 2014, to be assembled in Chongqing." ...
- TMFBreakerRob | Date: 1/30/2013 4:55:52 PM | Number: 17381

As they always do, the Chinese Communists will steal the technology and export the results as Chinese automobiles to the rest of the World.

Captain Kahuna, CFA <Ret>
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