Ford Motor Co.’s accelerated Way Forward restructuring plan for North America announced today calls for additional plant closings, the shuttering or selling off of former Visteon Corp. plants, a 30% reduction in its salaried workforce and buyout offers to all of its United Auto Workers union workers. These and other measures will result in reduced operating costs of about $5 billion by the end of 2008, the auto maker says. Additionally, the company says 70% of Ford, Lincoln and Mercury ...

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