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Ford to shut down Transit lines for a week because of lagging demand

Ford plans to shut down Transit production at its Kansas City Assembly Plant for seven days starting next week amid slumping sales for the nation's best-selling large van.

UPDATED: 9/19/17 10:28 am ET - adds details
Volvo plans U.S. plant expansion, doubling original investment, reports say

Volvo is doubling investment in its first U.S. plant, which is under construction, to add a second production line at a total cost of $1 billion as the carmaker heads for a fourth straight year of record global sales, according to reports from Reuters and a local newspaper.

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