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Parts woes due to Japan earthquake force Ford to suspend work at 3 plants

DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford Motor Co. says it has idled three overseas factories to conserve auto parts following last month’s earthquake in Japan. Assembly plants in Pretoria, South Africa, and Nanjing, China, will be down this week. Spokesman Todd Nissen ...

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Flooded job market should keep wages low

WASHINGTON — Companies planning to ramp up hiring this year will have an added luxury: their choice from a flood of applicants without having to pay a premium for top talent. Unemployment remains near double digits, and there are nearly ...

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U.S. auto sales continue slow-motion recovery

DETROIT  — All major automakers but Toyota reported strong U.S. sales increases in November as the auto industry’s slow-motion recovery continued to gain traction. Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, Nissan, Hyundai and Honda all reported double-digit increases, and only Toyota, which ...

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