CHENNAI, INDIA, June 17 Ford Motor Co
expects to see more of its vehicles exported from India, Chief
Executive Alan Mulally said, as the company looks to build more
vehicles using global platforms, or chassis, to cut costs and
quicken product development.
Mulally is on a visit to the southern Indian city of Chennai
ahead of the launch of Ford's EcoSport compact crossover.
Ford plans to export the EcoSport from Chennai for the
European market where the vehicle will compete in a growing, but
increasingly crowded segment. Its launch is expected in late
This year, Ford aims to build more than 85 percent of its
volume using nine global platforms.