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Ford investing R600m in EC plant to produce engines for New-Generation Ranger

Ford investing R600m in EC plant to produce engines for New-Generation Ranger (msn.com)

Passage South Africa has declared an R600-million interest in its Struandale Engine Plant in Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape.

The vehicle producer is getting ready to construct the V6 super diesel and minor departure from the single and twin 2.0-liter super diesel for its new Ford Ranger.


The Next-Generation release dispatches in 2022.


Bruce Whitfield interviews Ockert Berry, Vice President of Operations at Ford South Africa.


This speculation is the following stage after the declaration recently of a move up to Ford's Silverton plant in Gauteng, Berry says.


We made the declaration in February of the Next-Generation Ranger that we'll work in Silverton in Pretoria... wanting to go up to 200,000 vehicles for each annum that we will [mainly] send out into the European business sectors...


Ockert Berry, VP of Operations - Ford South Africa

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We've presently redesigned our office and introduced another line for the new V6 diesel motor that we will make down here and furthermore delivering up to the Silverton plant to go into the Next-Generation Ranger.


Ockert Berry, VP of Operations - Ford South Africa

The motors from Gqeberha will be moved primarily by truck to the Silverton plant, to some degree at first.


We include some undeniable level help inside the public authority and we've started off a work stream around rail transport... It is principal in supporting us for taking motors up, yet in the end additionally this high volume of vehicles to bring down to the ports. That is something we want to fix.


Ockert Berry, VP of Operations - Ford South Africa

He indicates that 30% of the arranged 200,000 per year Ranger result will be for the South African market.


Pay attention to Berry clarify the purposes behind the calculated intricacies on the New-Generation Ranger ve

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Bruce Whitfield EC Ford Ford South Africa Next-Generation Ranger

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