Ford Follows GM to Prioritize SUVs

The efficient days of the post-auto industry bailout are over. American car companies are committing to larger, less efficient vehicles to keep up with the preferences of American consumers.

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November 29, 2018, 8:00 AM PST

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


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Just a few days after General Motors announced layoffs and plant closures at five locations around the United States and Canada to reprioritize the larger vehicles and SUVs favored by American consumers, Ford has announced plans to shuffle workers to manufacture more large vehicles.

The good news at least: Ford's plans won't come with any layoffs, yet.

The Associated Press breaks the news, with more details about which workers are being shuffled where, and what Ford vehicles are gaining market share among U.S. consumers.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 in Associated Press

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