PARIS – The Ford Explorer and the Aston Martin Vanquish have little in common today, but in late 2004 their engines will share a birthplace. Aston Martin’s V-12 production moves to Cologne. Ford Motor Co.’s search for synergy between its Premier Automotive Group and the rest of the company took another step recently when Aston Martin CEO Ulrich Bez announced that V-12 production will move from Audi AG subsidiary Cosworth Technology to Ford's engine plant in Cologne, Germany. ...

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