Mercury Monterey production will lag behind that of its platform-mate, the Ford Freestar, the auto maker says. When Ford Motor Co. of Canada Ltd. fires up its refurbished plant in Oakville, Ont., its capacity – “for the first few months” – will be devoted exclusively to Freestar assembly, the auto maker says. Freestar’s exterior styling is little different from Windstar. The Freestar replaces the Ford Windstar, which went out of production July 3 after a 9-year run. A push to ...

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