T-bird planned, Continental dropped DEARBORN — Ford Motor Co. officially plans to begin building the new Thunderbird in spring 2001 as an ’02 model, sources tell Ward’s Automotive International. While Ford has never said when it planned to build the car, Jac Nasser, Ford chief executive, had hinted it would be built in late 2000 as an ’01 model. Ford decided to push back the official launch because workers at it’s Wixom, Michigan, plant already have their hands full and can cope with only ...

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