Ford Motor Co. has scuttled plans to build a low-cost assembly plant in North America because its newly minted contract with the United Auto Workers union affords greater capacity utilization. The milestone agreement, which portends billions in savings thanks to UAW compromises, spares two existing assembly plants from closure and guarantees major investments at those sites and three others. They will benefit from new flexible body shops to accommodate new products. Repeating the mantra ...
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