Ford Motor in Spain

  • A. J. Jacobs


In this chapter, chronicles Ford’s history in Spain, beginning with its complete knockdown operations in Cadiz and Barcelona. The latter is notable because it helped beget Nissan Motor Iberica’s current Barcelona facility in the city’s Zona Franca area. The remainder of the chapter focuses on Ford Valencia, a 400,000-capacity factory that ended the automaker’s 40-year absence in Spain in 1976. The conclusion speculates on the plant’s post-2017 future.


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  • A. J. Jacobs
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  1. 1.Department of SociologyEast Carolina UniversityGreenvilleUSA

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