investments in the region due to the crisis in Europe, reviewing the American Ford , decided to increase the weight of production in Turkey took. Shutting down the city of Genk plant in Belgium to Turkey earlier in the day explaining the good news came from Ford. Ford Transit model in Europe, the statement made in the UK decided to wrap production in Turkey was announced. Plants be shut down in the next year in the cities of Southampton, England and Dagenham said. Transit production plant in Southampton said Ford Otosan Kocaeli hereinafter referred to Gölcük plant was made. With this decision, the UK engine production and the development of more specific focus of the said facilities. Southampton's Ford Transit model produced since 1972 more than 500 employees will become unemployed next summer closure. 500 of this issue will find thousands of closure of Dagenham said. Southampton 28 thousand vehicles per year were produced. Gölcük factory, this figure is about 80 thousand.
EU market was narrowed
Ford in Genk, Belgium, in the previous days, 4 thousand 300 workers said it would close the plant is running. The statement here, Mondeo, S-Max and Galaxy models indicated that the production shifted to Spain. Ford aims to save $ 450-500 million per year in Europe was restructured.
KOCAELİ Transit HOUSE WAS
Ford of Europe's vice president of production Jeff Wood, said in a statement in July, 2001-Ford Otosan Plant Since the"Transit's house"has become stressed. Wood,"We design and mühendisliklerindeki vehicles manufactured to perfection, Kocaeli Plant is a work"made the assessment.