"Smart manufacturing" on the Ford Motor Company assembly line in SA, combined with aggressive expansion of high-end technology across all vehicle price points, marks the beginning of a new era in the local automotive sector.

"Ford has a strategy that will be 100% connected across all vehicle lines going forward, and this is now what we're starting to see," said Ford SA managing director Neale Hill at the launch of the new Ranger FX4 last week...

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