Expect 2010 output from AutoAlliance International Inc.’s plant in Flat Rock, MI, to exceed 2009’s tally despite a move to single-shift production. The reduction from two shifts to one is intended to eliminate down time – something the plant saw often last year, says Ford Motor Co. spokeswoman Marcey Evans. The anticipated volume hike, which Evans does not quantify, will be derived from a 35% boost in line speed. Last year, with the auto industry mired in a global economic crisis, Flat ...
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