Ford holding on to new Explorer

Connelly, Mary
December 2000
Automotive News;12/18/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5908, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision of Ford Motor Co. to hold model year 2002 Ford Explorer sport utility vehicles at the factory until February 2001. Efforts to avoid product recalls; Construction of the vehicle in limited quantities at the company's assembly plant in Louisville, Kentucky; Recall of the Ford Escape vehicle five times since its launch in August 2000; Duplication of the launch of the Ford Transit vehicle in Europe.


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