Ford Idling Romania Plant Amid Weak European Demand

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BUCHAREST, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. will halt car production at its Romanian factory for 13 days in November, its third straight month of stoppages at the plant in response to weak European demand, the U.S. carmaker said on Tuesday. Ford, which took over struggling carmaker Automobile Craiova in 2008, began production of its B-Max model there last year. It now produces roughly 370 cars a day as well as 1,000 engines for several models. "We will stop car production for 13 ...

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