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- Why would you consider Ford motors as an MNC ? What is the role of Ford motors in Indian economy?
. Why would you consider Ford motors as an MNC ? What is the role of Ford motors in Indian economy?
Ford motors, an American company, is one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers with production spread over 26 countries of the world.
Ford motors came to India in 1995 and spent Rs 1700 crores to set up a large plant near Chennai.
This was done in collaboration with Mahindra and Mahindra, a major Indian manufacturer of jeeps and trucks.
By the year 2004, Ford motors sold 27,000 cars in the Indian markets, while 24,000 cars were exported from India to South Africa, Mexico and Brazil.
The company wants to develop Ford India as a component supplying base for its other plants across the globe.