SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

October 02, 2008 06:28 ET

Ford Continues U.S. Plant Closures and Mexican Expansions in the Face of Gloomy September Sales, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - October 2, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- On October 1, Ford Motor Corporation (NYSE:F) (Dearborn, Michigan) reported September sales figures, which represented the lowest month of sales this year. Sales of Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles for September were 116,734, down 34% from September 2007. Year-to-date figures show a drop of 17.3% in sales from the same period last year. Industrial Info is currently monitoring an estimated $3.53 billion of Ford's projects in North America, including two plant closures in the U.S. and two plant expansions in Mexico.

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