WAYNE, MI – Ford Motor Co. is considering further capacity actions, including additional targeted buyouts of hourly workers and possibly shifting production of certain vehicles. “It’s clear that we need to reduce more of our hourly workforce from a total numbers standpoint, given where the market and economy is and where our demand is,” says Joe Hinrichs, Ford group vice president-global manufacturing, adding the auto maker has taken 1 million units of straight-time capacity out of its ...
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