Ford F150 Forum

Ford F150 Forum (https://www.f150s.com/forum/)
-   F150 News (https://www.f150s.com/forum/4-f150-news/)
-   -   Ford Ranger Returning to the US (https://www.f150s.com/forum/4-f150-news/785-ford-ranger-returning-us.html)

Administrator 11-13-2015 04:24 PM

Ford Ranger Returning to the US
 
http://autoguide.com.vsassets.com/bl...trak-Ocean.jpg

According to sources familiar with Ford’s plans, the American automaker has begun contract negotiations with the United Auto Workers that will bring production of the Ranger to a Michigan Assembly Plant in 2018. If everything gets approved, the Ford Ranger will replace production of both the Focus and C-Max, which will likely be heading to Mexico.

The Ford Ranger was the best-selling compact pickup truck in the U.S. from 1987 to 2004. Retail sales of the Ford Ranger were discontinued in the U.S. in 2011 while fleet sales lasted until the 2012 model year.

The compact pickup truck market has grown in recent years with the introduction of the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon. Currently, the Ranger is built in South Africa, Argentina, Thailand and Nigeria for 180 overseas markets. Ford hasn’t been importing the Ranger due to the 25-percent tax on foreign-built pickups, better known as the “chicken tax.”

Read More Here: Ford Ranger Returning to the US


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:14 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2021 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2021 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome