Despite aggressive measures to better align North American vehicle output with demand, the year’s second half could see both a 4.2% capacity increase and a 6.1% decline in capacity utilization. The expected hike in production capacity for cars and cross/utility vehicles, which could translate to 400,000 units, stems from several new plant startups and third-shift additions. Ford Motor Co. has added a third shift at its plant in Kansas City, MO, home to gasoline-powered and hybrid ...
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