Workers at Ford Motor Co.'s Wixom plant return to work this week (Aug. 9) to get back to the job of building the company's new LS, but the automaker's V-8 engine shortage problems aren't over. For the second consecutive week, just one shift will operate at Ford's engine plant in Lima, OH, where the V-8 for the LS is built because the plant can't get enough engine heads from Ford's Essex Aluminum plant in Windsor, Ont. Lima currently builds about 85 V-8 engines a day. Ford would like to ...
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