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China: Ford on its way to pass Nissan and Hyundai


Although a late comer in the world’s largest auto market, the No.2 US automaker has been making a dent there – and with a sales jump of no less than 45% for the first quarter, Ford is ready to pass more locally established brands. The automaker has been relatively late on the market, but since the half of 2012 its sales ...
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