DETROIT--Ford Motor Co. is expected to announce major job and production cutbacks later this week, but don’t expect cross-town rival General Motors Corp. to follow suit, at least not in the near future. Gary Cowger, GM’s new president of North American Operations is relatively upbeat about GM’s prospects for 2002’s first quarter, but he adds that GM’s production capacity is fairly well aligned with demand already because the company made significant “capacity adjustments” in early 2001. ...
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