Ford India crosses 1,00,000 engine production mark in 14 months

     Ford India has crossed 1,00,000 engine production mark from its new plant in Chennai which was opend 14 months ago. The engine plant started its operations in January 2010.

     Ford has invested $500 million at the Chennai’s Maraimalainagar plant which has a capacity to produce 1,50,000 engines per year. The plant produces five 'Duratec' petrol engine variants and one 'Duratorq' diesel engine variant for Ford vehicles. The plant is important for Ford’s future prospects in domestic as well as overseas markets.

Ford India President and Managing Director Michael Boneham - "This world-class manufacturing facility reinforces our intent and commitment to compete with great products and powertrains in all segments." The report mentioned that Ford is confident that the next 100,000 engines will be produced at an even faster pace.

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