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Russia: Ford to add Fiesta production as Focus declines


The country’s auto market has collapsed under a crisis triggered by the economic and political situation, leaving global automakers that invested massively into localizing production scrambling for restructuring plans. The second largest Us automaker, one of the automakers deeply involved in Russia has announced it would start building the smaller and more affordable Fiesta subcompact best-seller in Russia from 2015. The ...
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