Ford Motor Co. of Australia Ltd. reverses a decision to close its 82-year-old engine plant in Geelong, Victoria. The auto maker last year announced it would shutter the facility in 2010 and replace its aging in-line 6-cyl. engine with an imported Duratec V-6. Ford Australia President and CEO Marin Burela tells a news conference the plant, which employs 400 people, will continue to produce the engine, which now will be engineered to meet Euro 4 emissions standards. “We’ve worked very ...
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