Engine shortage hits Land Rover Freelander output


FRANKFURT, May 23 (Reuters) - A shortage of gasoline engines supplied by the collapsed Powertrain company has forced Ford Motor Co.'s Land Rover to cut output of the Freelander model and halt its shipments to North America, it said on Monday. "From the beginning of July, we will go from a double shift to a single shift on Freelander," a spokesman for the British carmaker said, adding it would cut 300 contract jobs at the Solihull plant where it makes the sport utility vehicle. The ...

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