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Ford to invest $209m in South Africa for new Ranger pickup

by Chris Shunk (RSS feed) on Jan 31st, 2008 at 7:04PM

click above for more images of the current Ranger sold outside the USWhile recent times haven't been rosy for Ford here in the States, business is much better for the Dearborn, MI automaker overseas. To keep blue skies in foreign markets, Ford is ponying up $209 million in South Africa for both a new truck plant and diesel engine plant that will produce the replacement for the automaker's overseas-only Thailand-sourced Ranger. Neither the truck nor its diesel engine will reach our shores, but both will be available in many markets abroad. Part of the big investment will cover training... Read More

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