GM plant will start building 2002 Aztek

  • General Motors’ Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, plant will change from production of the 2001 Pontiac Aztek to the 2002 model this weekend.

  • Line 2 at GM’s Oshawa, Ontario, plant (Buick Century and Regal) will be down this week because of slow sales. It will be the eighth time this year that the plant has been down for that reason. In 2000, the plant was closed only for the summer shutdown.

  • Ford Motor Co.’s Atlanta plant (Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable) is closed this week because of slow fleet sales. This is the fourth time this year that the plant has been shuttered because of slow sales. The plant has been down three times because of component shortages. In 2000, the plant was closed only for the summer shutdown.
  • You can reach Debi Domby at ddomby@crain.com

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