DEARBORN, MI – Capacity-constrained Mazda Motor Corp. isn’t likely to benefit from Ford Motor Co.’s ramp-up of small-car capacity in the U.S., executives from both auto makers say. Mazda is seeking additional capacity for its hot-selling Mazda3 small car, which is based on the C1 platform that also underpins the European Focus, a car slated for production beginning in 2010 at Ford’s Michigan Truck plant in Wayne, MI. But adding Mazda3 production into the mix at Michigan Truck or Ford’s ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Mazda Unlikely to Tap Ford North American Capacity" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.