Escort production at Ford Motor Co.'s Wayne, MI, assembly plant will come to an end Friday (July 2) to make way for the new Focus. Ford last week was forced to airlift parts to Wayne just to keep the factory running. It seems Ford was a little too eager to run the plant dry of its stock of Escort parts and was forced to make three costly parts deliveries with a helicopter to the factory, plant sources say. Wayne officially will be down for two weeks beginning July 3 to prepare for the ...

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