Ford Aims To Make Its Factories More Flexible, Efficient

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October 07, 2013 AT 9:45 AM
DEARBORN, Michigan (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co is expanding its manufacturing footprint in emerging markets and overhauling its production methods to give it more flexibility and reduce plant downtime, company executives said Monday. A global expansion that began in 2011 will see the addition by 2015 of new assembly plants in China and India, as well as new powertrain plants in Brazil, China, India and Russia, Ford officials said here at a ceremony marking the centennial of Henry Ford's moving assembly line. ...