USA: Ford spending $US335 million to build new V6 in Ohio
Ford on Tuesday said it would invest $US335 million in its Lima, Ohio, engine plant to build a new, 3.5-litre V6 engine. The all-aluminium dual-overhead-cam 24-valve 'Duratec 35' 6 engine will power future Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles, including passenger cars and crossover vehicles. Annual production capacity is projected to be up to 325,000 engines a year and production will begin by the end of 2005.
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