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21st July, 2019
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The ink was barely dry on a major alliance between Ford and Volkswagen announced last January when the automotive powerhouses confirmed a significant extension of the partnership last week.

Previously, the intention was for the two companies to work together to develop medium-sized pick-up trucks for the global market and vans for Europe, starting in 2022. Through the alliance, Ford will engineer and build medium-sized pick-ups for both companies, along with larger commercial vans, while...

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