Ford Motor Co. says it will cut up to 1,400 jobs at its Genk, Belgium, assembly plant. The cuts will be made as a result of Ford’s plan to transform Genk into a flexible manufacturing facility capable of producing four new models. They include the next-generation Focus and Mondeo, as well as the Galaxy replacement. Ford will invest E900 million ($784 million) in the plant, which is expected to increase output from 300,000 units to 450,000 units annually by 2004. The plant, which ...

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