Ford Motor Co. selects a new site for its US$1.3 billion small-car plant two months after scrapping plans for a manufacturing facility in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul. The U.S. automaker, instead, will build its Amazon plant in the state of Bahia, located in northeastern Brazil. Ford earlier this year had begun preparing a site in Rio Grande do Sul but cancelled plans after the state's governor refused to grant US$260 million in incentives promised to the company by his ...

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