Ford to export next Focus from China to USA in 2019: executive

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By importing its small Ford Focus vehicle from China in 2019, Ford Motor Company plans to save up to $1 billion (897 million euro), including $500 billion from the decision to cancel plans for a brand new plant in Mexico.

"Ford is saving $1 billion in investment costs versus its original Focus production plan", the automaker added, noting that the new move will double the $500 million savings from canceling plans for an all-new manufacturing plant in Mexico, announced earlier this year.

US sales of the Focus were down 20% through May, hurt by low gas prices and consumer preference preference for SUVS.

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Ford on Tuesday said it would invest $900 million at its Kentucky truck plant to build the redesigned Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator full-size SUVs this fall.

No U.S.jobs will be affected by shifting Focus production to China, Ford said, adding that it employs more U.S. hourly workers and builds more vehicles in the United States than any other automaker. Ford wants to make room for larger, more profitable vehicles at the MI plant, which employs 3,600.

The Focus has been bounced around over the last few months as Ford tried to squeeze some profits from the ailing small vehicle segment.

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Over a year ago, Pyongyang sentenced 62-year-old Korean-American missionary Kim Dong Chul to 10 years hard labor for subversion. Tillerson began the effort and routinely updated the President. "It's a brutal regime", he said during a White House event.

The Michigan plant will start producing the Ranger pickup truck in late 2018 and Bronco SUV in 2020. Discussion about the small-car production shift from Mexico to China began "a couple months ago" under Fields, said Joe Hinrichs, president of global operations.

The decision comes as auto sales continue to fall in the US and as uncertainty grows over the automotive industry in Mexico with negotiations set be begin later this year on restructuring the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Ford already manufactures the Focus model for Chinese consumers, but imports to the United States will begin for the first time. Volvo Cars made the move in 2015.

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It instead said the Sena will take a "final decision" on Kovind in the meeting of its party leaders scheduled here Tuesday. Ram Nath Kovind , who was nominated as NDA's presidential candidate on Monday, has resigned as the Governor of Bihar .

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