The following is a list of current and former facilities of Ford Motor Company for manufacturing automobiles and other components. Per regulations, the factory is encoded into each vehicle's VIN as character 11 for North American models, and character 8 for European models. For a listing of Ford's proving grounds and test facilities see Ford Proving Grounds. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikipedia list article. Petersburg Assembly Plant".
Ford Escort : Wheel (OEM Number MB)
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It was designed to qualify as a Group A car for the World Rally Championship , in which it competed between and It was available as a road car from until in very limited numbers. The first cars made before 1 January are in fact "Homologation special versions. One of the main selling points was the Cosworth YBT , a highly tunable turbocharged 2. Ford developed the car around the chassis and mechanicals of the Sierra Cosworth , to accommodate the larger Cosworth engine and transmission, while clothing it in Escort body panels to make it resemble the standard Mk 5 Ford Escort.
Ford of Britain
The Ford Escort is a small family car manufactured by the Ford Motor Company 's European division between and The first use of the Escort name was for a reduced specification version of the Ford Squire , a s estate car version of the Ford Anglia E , though this did not sell very well by comparison to the other members of the E family. The car was presented in continental Europe as a product of Ford's European operation. The front suspension and steering gear were differently configured and the brakes were fitted with dual hydraulic circuits; also the wheels fitted on the Genk-built Escorts had wider rims.
Ford of Britain operates two major manufacturing sites in the UK, in Dagenham diesel engine production and Halewood transmissions. Ford has been the UK's biggest-selling car and commercial vehicle brand for 34 and 45 consecutive years respectively. The first Ford cars, three Model As , were imported into the UK in and the first dealership in Southampton opened in