Ford idling Focus plant in Michigan extra two weeks on light demand

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Posted: Oct 27, 2016 11:55 AM

DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it will idle the Wayne, Michigan factory an extra two weeks by the end of the year. The plant makes the light-selling Focus compact and C-Max hybrid cars to adjust supply with demand.

This is in addition to the shutdown for all Ford North American plants in the last week of the year for a normal holiday break, a Ford spokeswoman said.

(Reporting by Bernie Woodall)