Ford is going to build an engine plant in India to produce up to 100,000 diesel engines a year. The plan is manufacture the 1.4L Duratorq diesels for use in the Endeavour sport utility and Fiesta car. The Endeavour uses only diesels and 70 percent of the Fiesta sales are also oil-burners. Ford currently builds 60,000 vehicles a year at their plant in Chennai. Ford also buys some gas engines from a division of Hindustan Motors for use in local market cars. Ford may also eventually launch a diesel version of the Fusion in the Indian market.

[Source: Reuters]

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