LONDON — Ford Motor Co.'s rigorous European restructuring will leave the company healthier across Europe but will end nearly 70 years of British Ford carmaking and cut 1,900 jobs. Ford capped weeks of speculation when it announced earlier in the month that it would stop building Fiesta cars at its Dagenham, U.K., plant during first quarter 2002. Production is being transferred to Cologne, Germany, where the vehicle also is built. Ford needed to cut capacity in Europe, says Nick Scheele, ...
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