Ford to build more of its Focus, Escape
DEARBORN, Michigan: Ford said on Thursday it would build more of its popular Focus and Escape models and boost total vehicle production later this year to help dealers restock depleted showrooms.
Ford plans to build 10 000 more Focuses and Escapes this quarter. As a result, total production will rise to 495 000 vehicles in the period, up from the 485 000 expected.
Shares of Ford rose 20 cents, or 2.60 percent, to close at $7.90 (R64) Thursday.