Ford Motor Co. says it will stop production of its Lincoln Blackwood luxury pickup truck in August, after only nine months on the market. Ford earlier said it would dump the Blackwood, but was vague as to when production would end (see related story: Blackwood’s Future Cut Short). Only 900 Blackwoods have been sold since its November 2001 launch, a pace well below Ford’s initial goal of 10,000 annually. A Lincoln spokesman says in reports "it doesn’t make sense for us to go forward" ...

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