Ford to open new shift at Brazil auto plant

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SAO PAULO, Brazil, April 23 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. will open a third shift at its Camacari factory in Brazil so that it can meet demand for a new auto model and increasing exports, the U.S. auto giant said on Friday. Antonio Maciel Neto, head of Ford's South American business, said at a news conference the new shift would allow the Camacari factory, in the state of Bahia, to increase production capacity to 250,000 units by year's end from a current 200,000. "That level was not ...

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