Ford India completes 1,00,000th engine

30/03/2011 - 06:34 | ,  ,  ,   | Kaustubh Shinde

Ford India has achieved an important marker in its Chennai plant. The company announced that yesterday it had rolled out its 1,00,000th engine from its manufacturing plant at Chennai – a feat that was achieved in just 14 months after the engine plant was erected.

Ford India 100000 Engine

Ford India President and Managing Director, Michael Boneham -

This world-class manufacturing facility reinforces our intent and commitment to compete with great products and powertrains in all segments.

The engine plant has been set up as part of Ford's $500-million investment at the Maraimalai Nagar site with a capacity to produce 2,50,000 engines per year to meet the demands of the Indian market. It exports one-third of the engines produced to South Africa and Thailand

The company is certain that the next 1,00,000 units will be manufactured at a much faster pace.

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