Ford Motor Co. is calling it quits for the Freestar minivan earlier than expected, marking the end of 21 years of minivan production for the company. The Freestar, assembled at Ford’s Oakville, ON, Canada, assembly plant, originally was slated to cease production later in the year, but the date was moved forward to concentrate on building the auto maker’s new cross/utility vehicles, the Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX, a spokeswoman tells Ward’s. “We temporarily suspended production in ...

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