OAKVILLE, Ont., Canada – A positive announcement about the Oakville Assembly Plant is expected “some time this fall,” Ford Motor Co. Chairman and CEO Bill Ford Jr. says during a visit here. Ford Freestar Such talk from the top pours cold water on persistent rumors Ford may close its flagship Canadian assembly plant. In June, the government of Canada committed C$100 million ($72.5 million) to Ford’s proposed C$1 billion ($725 million) plan to convert a pair of Oakville facilities ...

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