TITLE

Ford halts 2 plants to fix airbag modules

AUTHOR(S)
Henry, Jim
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;11/6/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5902, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Ford Motor Co.'s suspension of production at plants in Saint Thomas and Oakville, Ontario to start fixing a backlog of cars and minivans with faulty airbag modules. Estimated number of cars in production that were affected by the airbag problem; Projected number of vehicles to be produced in North America.
ACCESSION #
3898922

 

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