NORFOLK, VA – Ford Motor Co. confirms that – initially – individual plants equipped with flexible manufacturing capability will be dedicated either to car or truck production. “We will start out that way,” says Roman Krygier, group vice president-manufacturing and quality. Every ’04 F-150 is checked for precision assembly. But dividing a flex plant’s capacity between products as radically disparate as cars and trucks is “not inconceivable,” Krygier tells reporters gathered ...

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