New Ford platform hosts rear- or front-drive vehicles

Morton, Ian
February 2000
Automotive News;2/14/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5861, p16
Trade Publication
Reports on Ford Motor Co.'s development of truck platform with both front- and rear-wheel-drive applications. Study on the possible applications of the principle in passenger cars; Amount invested by the company in the development of the said platform.


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