This will increase production volume of Ford pickup trucks © Vachira Vachira/NurPhoto via Getty Images
This will increase production volume of Ford pickup trucks © Vachira Vachira/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Ford upgrades SA operations with latest robotic tech

4 February 2021

Ford is to invest R15.8bn ($1.05bn) to modernise its South African manufacturing operations near Pretoria where it will produce the new Ranger pickup using the latest robotic technology.

“This investment will further modernise our South African operations, helping them to play an even more important role in the turnaround and growth of our global automotive operations, as well as our strategic alliance with Volkswagen,” said Dianne Craig, president, Ford’s International Markets Group.

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