Posted on 06 November 2012
Istanbul, 2 November 2012 – The Ford Motor Company has announced plans to close its UK Southampton factory and its Belgium factory and move its Transit van production to its factories inTurkey. Ford will to concentrate its van production with Turkey becoming its sole Transit range maker. Ford Turkey, a JV between Ford and Turkey’s Koc Group, is adding a third factory to expand its light commercial vehicle range with the “Made in Turkey” light commercial vans being exported to 60 countries worldwide. Source: Invest inTurkey.