Visteon Corp.’s $1.9 billion in retiree health care costs will be taken care of by former parent Ford Motor Co. via a fourth-quarter charge reportedly worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Visteon was set to pay about $465 million in the first installment over a 15-yr. period beginning in 2006. Visteon has some 21,500 workers who are technically Ford employees represented by the United Auto Workers union. When Visteon was spun-off from Ford in 2000 it had $1.9 billion in underfunded ...
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