How is this for irony? Economically and politically uncertain Russia, home to the much-maligned Lada, has become a more sophisticated car market than the U.S. At least, you could draw that conclusion from Ford’s production plans for its all-new European Focus. The revamped model, recently unveiled in Paris, now is ramping up at Ford plants in Germany and Spain and will hit European markets this month. In addition to an upgrade to an already fine chassis, the new Focus gets an ...

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