Ford to invest $210 mln to expand S.African ops


JOHANNESBURG, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co will invest 1.5 billion rand ($210 million) to expand its South African operations for the production of the company's next-generation pickup truck and Puma diesel engine, it said on Wednesday. Ford said in a statement that the investment will start in 2009 and be split between its engine facility in the eastern port city of Port Elizabeth and its assembly plant in Pretoria, the South African capital. (Reporting by Marius Bosch)

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