PARIS – Ford Motor Co. ZAO, the Russian plant owned 100% by Ford, will launch production of the new Focus in May. “We shift as soon as we can (from the current Focus),” says Swedish-born Henrik Nenzen, president of Ford ZAO. “It will be the month of May, so the first deliveries to customers will be in July.” New Focus output begins in Russia in May. Ford plans to sell about 40,000 vehicles in Russia this year, with the locally made Focus accounting for 30,000 of that total. “We ...

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