DETROIT – Ford’s tentative new labor agreement with the United Auto Workers is being hailed as a vote of confidence in U.S. manufacturing. The 4-year deal, which still must be ratified by UAW rank and file, brings to U.S. plants a handful of product programs that have their roots in low-cost countries such as Mexico. The programs include Ford Fusion sedan production that, until now, had been exclusive to the auto maker’s plant in Hermosillo, Mexico. “Ford and ...
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