Blog: Frankfurt forecast conference impressions
Dave Leggett | 10 April 2003
I was also mightily impressed with John Flemming's (VP Manufacturing, Ford of Europe) very full description of Ford's flexible production system at its European assembly plants - Genk, Saarlouis, Valencia and Cologne. Sounded like Ford is implementing some pretty smart manufacturing ideas in Europe on its volume ranges; wonder what will happen at one-plant-too-many PAG unit Jaguar though?
Some interesting presentations also on European market demand drivers, European OEM production prospects, developments in Eastern European and Asian markets. Feature on just-auto to follow when I find time to write-up.
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