Ford Motor Co. pulls the plug on the slow-selling Ford Taurus X cross/utility vehicle and the Mercury Sable sedan. Taurus X production will cease at the end of February, while Sable output will stop in April, says spokesman Mark Schirmer. Both vehicles are produced at Ford’s assembly plant in Chicago, alongside sedan platform-mates, the Ford Taurus and Lincoln MKS flagship sedan. Chicago went to one shift in November, but operations won’t be affected by the product discontinuations, ...

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