Ford's 24/7 Production
Ford Motor Co. has added 600,000 units of capacity in North America and hired 10,000 new employees in the region all without opening any new assembly plants.
Jim Tetreault, vice president of manufacturing in North America, says most Ford plants are running around the clock, and some are operating seven days a week. He credits the company's success to new maintenance techniques and strong training for new employees.
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against General Motors Co. over claimed flaws in the company’s 8-speed automatic transmission used in 2015-2019 model rear-drive vehicles.
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The little car that could still can. And this time as a car that not only gets great fuel economy, but which has ride and handling that makes it more than an econo-box (and its styling is anything but boxy).