Ford Motor Co. reportedly is setting aside $300 million to update its St. Thomas, Ont., Canada, assembly plant over the next three years. The auto maker will utilize $100 million of the investment to facelift the Crown Victoria and Mercury Grand Marquis body-on-frame sedans in calendar 2006 and spend the remaining $200 million for a more extensive redesign in 2008, Whitey MacDonald, president-Canadian Auto Workers Local 1520, tells The London Free Press. The paper says a Ford spokeswoman ...

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