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Ford more than doubles engine production in China

The Ford logo is pictured on the rooftop of Austria's Ford head branch in Vienna March 19, 2013. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
The Ford logo is pictured on the rooftop of Austria's Ford head branch in Vienna March 19, 2013. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

CHONGQING, CHINA (WKZO) -- Ford Motor Company says it is now doubling engine-production capacity in China with a new 500-million dollar factory as part of a joint venture with China Changan Ford Automobile.  The automaker officially opened the new plant late last week, and officials say it cam produce 400-thousand engines a year.  Before the plant opened, Changan Ford's engine production topped out at 350-thousand a year in China.

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