FEATURE-Struggling at home, Ford sees lessons in Brazil

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By Todd Benson CAMACARI, Brazil, Nov 28 (Reuters) - At first glance, Camacari looks like any other place in rural Brazil. Housing is precarious, roads are poor, and poverty is widespread. But this small city in the heart of the tropics is also home to one of the world's most advanced and efficient auto plants -- one that has become the poster child of Ford Motor Company's remarkable turnaround in South America. Seven years ago, Ford in Brazil looked a lot like it does today in the ...

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