VIENNA – Ford Motor Co. ZAO is postponing production start-up of the Ford Mondeo at its plant in Vsevolozhsk near St. Petersburg, Russia. Mondeo production was to begin in fall 2008 at Ford Motor Co.’s Russian operations. The new plan calls for the launch to get under way in March. Currently, Ford produces its Focus small car in Vsevolozhsk. In contrast to the Russian-made Focus, which includes several parts sourced locally, the Mondeo is expected to start with a low percentage of ...

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