PINCKNEY, MI – Ford Motor Co. hikes capacity at its Kansas City, MO, plant as it prepares for the launch of the ’09 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner cross/utility vehicles that boast more powerful, more fuel-efficient engines. “Sales in 2007 were up 5%, and due to that increased demand we’ve increased capacity at our Kansas City assembly plant,” David Finnegan, Escape marketing manager, says at a launch event here. “And we’re please to report it continues to operate at full capacity with ...

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