Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. is giving serious consideration to building a larger pickup at its Smyrna, TN, plant. Nissan sources say the vehicle “most likely wouldn't be a full-size pickup,” but something more equivalent in size to the Dodge Dakota. • Ford Motor Co. decided to scrap announcement last week of a plan to increase V-8 engine production at its Windsor, Ont. engine plant (see Ward's Automotive Reports — March 15, '99, p.1) — but that doesn't mean it won't happen. The automaker now ...

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