Blue Diamond Truck gears up its Escobedo, Mexico, assembly plant for a December production launch of '04-model Ford F-650 and F-750 Super Duty trucks. The plant, which also produces trucks bearing the International badge, has the capacity to build 31,800 total units. The '04 Super Duty trucks will arrive in dealerships by early next year, says Ford Motor Co., which last year formed Blue Diamond in a 50/50 joint venture with Navistar International Corp. Blue Diamond also promises to ...

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