Ford to build new Focus car in Russia as sales boom

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ST PETERSBURG, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. said on Wednesday it will invest $50 million in upgrading its Russian plant to start assembling its new Focus model in May 2005 amid booming demand for modern cars in the country. Henrik Nensen, head of Ford in Russia, told a news conference the new model would be assembled on the Vsevolozhsk plant near Russia's second city of Saint Petersburg. "We will begin to produce the new generation Focus model in Vsevolozhsk in May and will gradually ...

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