Ford Motor Co. says it has added about 400 jobs to its Kansas City, MO, Tribute/Escape assembly plant since January to prepare for the launch of the all-new compact sport/utility vehicles. That raises employment at the plant to over 5,300 workers, the company says. Adam Opel AG suspended some production last Friday at its parts plant in Bochum, Germany, where workers were protesting an alliance announced in March between Fiat SpA and Opel-parent General Motors Corp. The shutdown at Bochum ...

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