Ford Motor Co. will suspend production at three assembly plants starting the week of Nov. 8, and it will continue to keep its Wayne, MI, facility’s doors closed through the end of November. The auto maker will shut down its Hermosillo, Mexico, Ford Focus hatchback plant and the St. Louis Ford Explorer, Mercury Mountaineer and Lincoln Aviator SUV plant for one week, while its Twin Cities Ranger plant in Minnesota undergoes a 3-week idling. Ford says the shutdowns are part of its previously ...

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