Ford Investing $112 Million in Welsh Plant

December 2008
Assembly;Dec2008, Vol. 51 Issue 13, p13
The article reports on the $112 million investment of Ford Motor Co. to upgrade its assembly plant in Bridgend, Wales. According to the article, the company plans to produce a new line of low-emission four-cylinder engines which will be among the first of the company's new EcoBoost series. Ford of Europe chief executive officer (CEO) John Fleming says the Bridgend team will play an important role in delivering the new engines.


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