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Ford shrinks its supplier 'watch' list

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2014

Despite a blitz of model launches this year -- topped by the aluminum F-150 pickup -- Ford Motor Co. has fewer vendors on its "watch" list of suppliers that are struggling to meet production targets. Ford purchasing chief Hau Thai-Tang says the company learned its lesson about unreliable parts supply from the troubled Lincoln MKZ launch last year....
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Ford asks top suppliers for disaster plans

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 13, 2014

Ford Motor Co. is asking Tier 1 suppliers to make backup production plans for key plants that could disrupt Ford's vehicle assembly if they shut down....
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