Ford Motor Co. plans to build the next-generation ’05 Focus sedan and hatchback at its Pretoria assembly plant, marking the first time the vehicle will be produced in South Africa, a spokesman tells Ward’s. The auto maker will sell Pretoria-built versions of the Focus locally, in addition to exporting the car to other key markets, including Australia and New Zealand starting early next year. All three countries have been sourcing Focus vehicles from plants in Germany and Belgium. ’05 ...

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