Ford Motor Co.'s Chicago Taurus/Sable assembly plant was shut down for several hours last Wednesday (Oct. 18) by members of the Screen Actors Guild angry that the automaker is using non-union actors for its commercials during a five-month strike against advertisers. The facility reportedly was shuttered for half the day and night shifts. DaimlerChrysler Corp.'s Conner Avenue assembly plant in Detroit will begin '01 Viper output Oct. 30. The facility stopped making '00 Vipers last Tuesday ...

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