NEW YORK – Ford Motor Co. President Nick Scheele says the single most important event for the company in 2003 is the on-time launch of the ’04 F-150 next summer. The F-150 is scheduled to launch in Norfolk, VA, plant in June and in the Kansas City, MO plant in early fall. It will launch at a new Dearborn plant in mid-2004 (see related story: Dearborn Plant to Help Herald In New Manufacturing Era at Ford). Scheele tells the Overseas Press Club here the Norfolk and Kansas City launches are ...

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