Ford of Europe Inc. confirms it will build its next-generation Focus in Valencia, Spain. Focus C-Max, above, and next-generation Focus will share platforms. In addition, Valencia will continue to build the Fiesta, Ka and Mazda2, Ford says. The plant employs 7,100 people and produces about 400,000 vehicles annually. Located in Almussafes on Spain’s Valencia coast, the plant had been a “preferred” site for assembly of the new Focus, which is expected to debut in 2005. Ford’s ...

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