Ford Motor Co.’s Valencia, Venezuela, assembly plant will be forced to stop production for one week in August if the auto maker can't get enough foreign currency to pay its suppliers, according to Dow Jones Newswires. The Valencia factory, which makes the Ford Explorer, Fiesta, Laser, Ranger, F-Series and Mazda Allegro, reportedly was closed June 2-6 for that reason. The Venezuelan government stopped foreign-exchange purchases in January to protect reserves affected by efforts to halt a ...

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