Ford Motor Co. of Australia Ltd.’s casting plant in Geelong, Victoria, will begin making brakes for automotive-supplier Bosch Chassis Systems Australia Pty. Ltd. and engine blocks for the next-generation Falcon sedan and Territory SUV under a A$31.8 million ($29.7 million) upgrade. Ford Australia and the federal and Victoria state governments are investing A$20 million ($18.7 million) to make the plant a center of excellence for brake-rotor casting. Under a 3-year deal, the facility will ...

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