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No surprise here: Expedition, Navigator production stopped for nine weeks

by Michael Harley (RSS feed) on Jun 17th, 2008 at 5:31PM

Click on the above image to see our Ford Expedition gallery May was apparently a tough month for Ford's big SUVs. With consumer demand understandably cold for the gargantuan utes and their hard-to-swallow 12 mpg city ratings, Lincoln Navigator sales slid 37 percent while Ford Expedition sales were down 43 percent. As a result, Ford Motor Company has announced that its Wayne, Michigan, plant that assembles these vehicles will close down for nine weeks starting on Monday. While the plant sits idle, Ford will increase production of its passenger cars to better meet market demand for smaller... Read More

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