15 Apr '11, 5am

Ford to bring 15 new vehicles to China by 2015

Ford to bring 15 new vehicles to China by 2015

The steps mark the latest round of initiatives that Ford has taken in the country since its Asia and Africa chief Joe Hinrichs took the helm at its China operations in October 2010. -- PHOTO: REUTERS BEIJING - FORD Motor Co said on Friday that it will bring 15 new vehicles to China by 2015 as it accelerates expansion in the world's largest auto market. The Detroit automaker, which competes with General Motors Co and others in China, said in a statement that it would double its dealerships in China over the next five years from 340 now, and add 1,200 new jobs. The steps mark the latest round of initiatives that Ford has taken in the country since its Asia and Africa chief Joe Hinrichs took the helm at its China operations in October 2010. Ford makes Focus, Fiesta, Mondeo and other models in China in partnership with Chongqing Changan Automobile Co and Mazda Motor Corp. It a...

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