VIENNA – Ford Motor Co. is expected to announce later this week it will construct a components manufacturing plant in Eastern Slovakia. Slovak Minister of Economy Pavol Rusko confirms negotiations with Ford, but declines to provide details. “Yes, we are negotiating with Ford. Wait until Thursday,” Rusko says. The greenfield plant is expected to manufacture powertrain components, with investment reportedly in the €300 million to €400 million range ($400 million to $530 million). The ...

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