Ford says Focus model reshapes supplier relations

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* Global Focus allows more coordination with suppliers * Ford to build 2 mln cars off compact platform * Part of streamlined production in "One Ford" plan DETROIT, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co is reshaping its relationship with suppliers, allowing more coordination from design to production, as it focuses on global platforms and shared parts, a top Ford executive said this week. The launch of the Ford Focus compact car on a shared platform, or underpinning, around the world ...

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