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2006-04-13 10:40:00

By Poornima Gupta DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. plans to close its St. Paul, Minnesota, and Norfolk, Virginia, assembly plants as part of the automaker's broader restructuring plan, local United Auto Workers union officials said on Thursday. "Ford will make an announcement at one o'clock informing the employees that it will close the plant in 2008," Chris Kimmons, president of UAW Local 919, representing 2,400 workers at the Virginia plant, told Reuters. The Minnesota assembly plant is marked for...

2006-04-13 09:54:37

By Poornima Gupta DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. plans to close its Norfolk, Virginia, assembly plant by 2008 as part of the automaker's broader restructuring plan, a local United Auto Workers union official said on Thursday. "Ford will make an announcement at one o'clock informing the employees that it will close the plant in 2008," Chris Kimmons, president of UAW Local 919, told Reuters. The local represents the 2,400 workers at the plant. The plant builds Ford's best-selling...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.