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FORD REVERSES DECISION TO CLOSE GEELONG PLANT!!!!! 

 

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Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 3:27 pm 
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Ford have reversed their decision to drop the local i6 engine and replace it with the US Cyclone V6.

Ford are going to sink 21 Million Dollars into the Geelong engine plant to qualify the i6 Engine for Euro Emissions

http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2008/11/20/2425066.htm

Wow!


EDIT - actually, it might not be the i6.... noted "developing an engine that would meet Australia's first European emissions standards. "

They didn't say they'd keep the existing one. How much does it cost to develop an engine these days?
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Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 3:35 pm 
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haha your about an hour or so to late man :p already posted.
i6 will stay

 

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Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 4:05 pm 
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http://www.geelongadvertiser.com.au/article/2008/11/20/32581_news.html

It is indeed the I6. Long live the I6.

 

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Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 5:22 pm 
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but also awesome news for the many workers down there...

 

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