LOS ANGELES, April 27 (Reuters) - Lead-acid battery maker Exide Technologies said on Thursday its Bristol, Tennessee facility will make original-equipment batteries for passenger vehicles for the Ford Motor Co. . The Exide factory will make batteries for Ford, Mercury and Mazda vehicles and will be supplied to Ford assembly plants in Atlanta, Georgia; Avon Lake, Ohio; Chicago, Illinois; Dearborn, Michigan; Kansas City, Missouri; Norfolk, Virginia; and Wayne, Michigan.
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