Ford India will be launching three new utility vehicles under the JV. The Mustang was launched in India in 2016 © Pradeep Gaur/Mint via Getty Images
Ford India will be launching three new utility vehicles under the JV. The Mustang was launched in India in 2016 © Pradeep Gaur/Mint via Getty Images

Ford and Mahindra partnership will boost sourcing

Will Green is news editor of Supply Management
9 October 2019

Ford and Mahindra & Mahindra have formed a joint venture (JV) that will create economies of scale in India across areas including sourcing and access to technologies.

Under the deal Mahindra will own 51% and Ford 49%. Ford will transfer its India operations, including staff and assembly plants in Chennai and Sanand, over to Mahindra, but it will retain its engine plant in Sanand and its Global Business Services unit.

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