Ford to invest US$1 billion in Brazil operations TAUBATE, Brazil — Ford Motor Co. will invest US$1 billion to rework its Brazilian operations, which have been hit hard by the region's ongoing economic crisis. The money will go to refinance operations and pay off the company's debt. Ford is restructuring in the country and has plans to build a new plant, cut debt service costs and reorganize its dealers. The subsidiary is expected to continue to lose money through 2000. Suzuki to build ...

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