FLAT ROCK, MI – Job 1 of the Mazda6 sedan rolls off the line Oct. 17 at AutoAlliance International Inc. – a plant in desperate need of a big success. Mazda6 The Ford Motor Co.-Mazda Motor Corp. joint venture here plans to finish this year having built about 70,000 units, less than a quarter of its capacity, says AAI President and CEO Phil Spender. Plagued by products that haven’t come close to long-term market expectations, the plant never has hit its 300,000-unit planned ...

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