Ford Motor Co. is notifying employees that it will eliminate the second shift at its St. Louis Assembly plant in early 2005. While the auto maker plans to keep one shift running until at least through 2007, according to plans announced last year during the United Auto Workers union contract negotiations, the company now says it will lop off shift No.2 starting Jan. 3, affecting some 800 of the plant’s 2,500-plus employees. Ford will scale back Explorer production. The shift ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.