Ford may build Escort in Brazil SAO PAULO — Ford Motor Co. is considering building its Escort in Brazil. The Escort is now built in Argentina and imported into Brazil but is subject to high tariffs that can increase the price of the vehicle as much as 40%. The automaker hopes to boost its presence in the taxi market, a segment with sales of 60,000 units annually, with the Escort. Ford sold about 36,100 Escorts in the first 11 months of the year and believes it could increase that 30% to ...

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