CHICAGO – Ford Motor Co.’s ongoing talks with Canadian government officials concerning a flexible manufacturing update to the Oakville, Ont., assembly plant are meant to pave the way for the Lincoln Aviator and other Mazda6-based vehicle production there, a Ford executive tells Ward’s. The new Aviator, Lincoln’s first cross/utility vehicle, is slated for Job 1 some time in 2006 and will be one of as many as 10 vehicles for North America spawned from the Mazda6 platform, known as CD3 within ...

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