Mazda Motor Corp. officials say they plan to utilize at least 50% — and maybe more — of their share of capacity at the AutoAlliance International Inc. joint venture with Ford Motor Co. in Flat Rock, MI. Mazda's share will be devoted to the 626 sedan and future derivatives. “It should be enough to not need another platform in there,” says Steve Odell, Mazda chief operating officer. Volkswagen AG's Puebla, Mexico, assembly plant (New Beetle, Jetta and other cars) cancels the last day of a ...

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