Ford Motor Co. has no immediate plans to bring to the U.S. the build-to-order system it currently is testing in two Ontario, Canada, regions, reveals a top executive (see Ward's Automotive Reports — May 15, '00, p.5). “We don't have plans to bring it to the U.S.,” Brian Kelley, president of Ford's ConsumerConnect, tells the Detroit Automotive Press Assn. When Ford rolled out the online program — which currently is in use in the Ottawa and Hamilton areas, and includes the Ford Focus, ...

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