VIENNA – Ford Romania S.A., the Ford Motor Co. plant formerly known as Daewoo Automobile Romania S.A. and based in Craiova, launches assembly of the Transit Connect van from semi-knocked-down kits today. The kits are sourced from the Turkish joint venture Ford Otomotiv Sanayi A.S. (Ford Otosan). The factory eventually will switch to complete-knocked-down assembly, including the launch of welding and painting shops, by mid-2010. The first commercial shipment of Craiova-assembled ...

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