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Ford to close Wayne, Mich., assembly plant

DEARBORN, Mich., March 11 (UPI) -- U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co. said it would close its Wayne Assembly Plant in Michigan, where it produces the compact Ford Focus.

Ford-UAW talks move into high gear

WAYNE, Mich., Oct. 15 (UPI) -- United Auto Workers talks with Ford Motor Co., the last of the Detroit automakers without a union agreement, moved into high focus Monday.

Ford battles Pep Boys over name use

DETROIT, July 24 (UPI) -- The Ford Motor Co. wants a Detroit federal judge to set aside the objection of an auto parts chain so it can use the Futura name for its new sedan.

Ford recalls Focus compact again

DETROIT, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. has recalled 572,795 Focus compacts because of potential safety problems that include engine fires.

NHTSA probes more Ford Focus problems

DETROIT, June 7 (UPI) -- The Ford Focus is under investigation by federal auto safety regulators for sudden stalling and complaints of the front suspension collapsing.

Ford Focus flaws investigated

DEARBORN, Mich., April 2 (UPI) -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating four separate safety defects involving air bags, wheel bearings and engine fires in 2000 and

Ford Focus flaws investigated

DEARBORN, Mich., April 2 (UPI) --

Ford Focus recalled

DETROIT, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Letters are going out to owners of nearly 280,000 2000 and 2001 model Ford Focus compacts because road salt used to melt snow and ice can cause corrosion, damag

Ford Focus recalled

DETROIT, Nov. 27 (UPI) --
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The Ford Focus is a small family car manufactured by Ford and marketed globally since its introduction in 1998 in Europe, 2000 in North America, and 2002 in Australia. First generation models continued in production in North America through 2007 (with an interim re-styling) and remain in production currently in South America (e.g., Brazil, Argentina). A second generation launched in Europe in January 2005, received styling and engineering updates in January 2008, and is marketed globally outside North and South America.

In Europe, South America, North America and South Africa, the Focus replaced the Ford Escort. In Australia, New Zealand and Japan, it replaced the Ford Laser.

Focus models rank as the 39th bestselling automotive nameplate worldwide, with over 5 million sold.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Ford Focus."
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