Ford to invest $211 million in South Africa to meet pickup truck demand

Ford stated it would invest 3 billion rand ($211 million) in its South African assembly plant to fulfill increasing domestic and worldwide demand for its Ford Ranger pickup truck, the automaker stated on Friday. “This significant investment declares Ford’s ongoing commitment to South Africa as a regional manufacturer, exporter and key employer in the automotive […]

Ford also need Brexit deals with Turkey, South Africa, automaker tells UK

Ford logo in their auto plant

Britain has to strike post-Brexit trade deals with countries such as Turkey and South Africa in addition to the European Union, Ford stated, highlighting the scale of the difficulty facing Prime Minister Theresa May to fulfill business demands. Ford, Britain’s biggest automobile engine-maker, runs two producing sites in the country and like other companies has […]

South Africa’s NCC launches investigation concerning Ford’s Kuga SUV recall

South Africa's National Consumer Commission (NCC)

South Africa’s National Consumer Commission (NCC) stated it has launched an investigation into the local unit of U.S. automaker Ford concerning the recall of 4,500 Kuga SUVs after reports of the vehicles catching fire spontaneously. Ford’s Southern Africa President Jeff Nemeth in January stated the automaker might confirm 39 incidents of the cars and trucks […]