In 1997, Ford returned to the Philippines with the establishment of Ford Motor Company Philippines, Inc. (FMCPI), introducing US-made vehicles such as the Expedition,the F-150, the Clubwagon and the Lincoln Town Car.
A new P4 Billion state-of-the-art assembly plant in Santa Rosa, Laguna opened in September 1999.
The first car manufactured at the plant was the Ford Lynx, and the company began building the Mazda-based Ford Ranger in March 2000. FMPCI company expanded its line-up.
With the introduction of the Escape SUV, Explorer SUV and Everest SUV. Towards the end of the decade, the Fiesta and Mustang were also introduced in the local market. – ford.com.ph