Ford Motor Co.'s decision to end Mercury Villager/Nissan Quest production two years ahead of schedule is expected to pave the way for a new “baby Econoline” van and potentially new cargo versions of Ford's full-size van, Ford sources say. Ford and Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. last week confirmed earlier reports in Ward's that joint production of the Villager and Quest will end with the '02 model year, two model years ahead of schedule. Nissan says it will have a new '03 minivan, which could be ...

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