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  1. We Hear: Baby Boomers Moving Away From Sports CarsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Automobile Magazine

    ... Macan SUV are up 30 percent this year to become the brand's number one selling model. Earlier this month, the Flat Rock, Mich., plant that builds the Ford Mustang was idled in order for demand to catch up with existing supply. Sales of the Ford ...


  2. Great Clips opens 4,000th storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 17 | Chain Store Age

    ... and Barton himself remains chairman of the board as the company celebrates the opening of its 4,000th franchise in Flat Rock, Michigan. The average franchisee operates five to six salons, and Great Clips claims to have its sign above the doors of ...


  3. 2017 Roush RS Mustang drive road test with photos, specs and priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 17 | AutoWeek

    ... Ford Mustang: Sales plunged a whopping 32 percent last month, and in response, Ford has idled Mustang lines at its Flat Rock, Michigan, factory -- the only facility ... Inside, Roush also adds a medallion on the dash, a Roush Design gauge cluster, ...


  4. Majel McAbeeRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 16 | Rome News

    ... ev. Jarrod Roberts and Ken Oates officiating. Mrs. McAbee will be cremated following the service, then interred in Flat Rock, Michigan. The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. until the service hour.


  5. Ford Performance upgrade packages give the Mustang even more kickRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 13 | Digital Trends

    ... . Their launch comes as Ford prepares to shut down Mustang production for a week in response to slow sales. The Flat Rock, Michigan, plant that builds the Mustang and Lincoln Continental is expected to be idle until October 17, according to ...


  6. Temporary Shutdown at Ford Factory a Hairline Crack in Robust U.S. SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 11 |

    ... a few cracks are beginning to appear. Ford Motor ( F ) said on Monday that it is halting its assembly line in Flat Rock, Mich., for one week to reduce the inventory of unsold Mustang sports coupes. Mustang sales fell 32% in September and were down ...


  7. Ford Idles Mustang Plant Following Poor September SalesRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 11 | Automobile Magazine

    The pony car saw a 32 percent decrease last month compared to the same period last year, and that has caused Ford to idle the Flat Rock, Mich., plant in order to match output to demand. For the first time in nearly two years, the Mustang was outsold by its bitter rival, the Chevrolet Camaro .


  8. Why Ford Mustang Sales Should Stay Down In The United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 11 | Jalopnik

    The official figure is that Mustang sales dropped a massive 32 percent last month , a dip so great that Ford is idling the car's Flat Rock, Michigan factory, where Ford used to build Mazda 626s of all things. Is this because the Mustang is two years old now and people aren't as excited by it as they used to be? Is it because baby boomers are dying off? Is it because today's singles would rather spend time on Tinder than cruising for chicks in something with a V8? Too long have we Americans had to cower in fear at every stoplight or pull out.


  9. Ford Mustang plant temporarily idled after sales plunge 32 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 11 | AutoWeek

    September wasn't kind to the Ford Mustang: Sales plunged a whopping 32 percent last month, and in response, Ford has idled Mustang lines at its Flat Rock, Michigan, factory -- the only facility making the car -- for one week. According to Bloomberg , production will resume on Oct. 17. Workers will be paid in the interim.


  10. Great Clips celebrates growth with 4,000th salonRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 11 | PRWeb

    Great Clips, the world's largest hair salon brand, solidified its position as the global leader and international icon in the haircare industry with the opening of its 4,000th franchise. The 4,000th Great Clips hair salon, located inside the Meijer store in Flat Rock, Michigan, just south of Detroit, is the latest addition to a franchise network that stretches throughout the U.S. and Canada.


  11. S550 Tech: Complete Wilwood 6G & 4G Brake InstallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | Modified Mustangs & Fords

    Spot-On Stop Fix! Wilwood's Aerolite 6R and 4R disc brakes for S550 2015-2017 Mustangs deliver brute stopping power It is impossible to believe the redesigned S550 Mustang is now entering its third year of production at Ford's Flat Rock, Michigan, assembly plant. The most advanced Mustang ever produced is factory fitted with the largest disc brakes this breed has ever had.


  12. Headstones Fixed At Cemetery Linked To Revolutionary WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | CBS Local

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  13. Ford ignores Trumpa s criticism, confirms plans to expand production in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | The Washington Post

    The frame of a Ford Mustang vehicle moves down the production line at the Ford Motor plant in Flat Rock, Mich., in August 2015. Ford Motor will move all U.S. production of its small cars to Mexico, chief executive Mark Fields confirmed Wednesday, despite criticism from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of the company's plans for expansion south of the border.


  14. Fire burns part of Ford plant in southeastern MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 |

    ... in the July 10 Sunday Forum, Richmond Times-Dispatch columnist A. Barton Hinkle imitates a comical work by Lewi FLAT ROCK, Mich. (AP) - A fire burned part of a Ford Motor Co. plant in southeastern Michigan, prompting an evacuation of part of the ...


  15. Hold your horses, here comes the MustangRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2016 |

    American automobile giant Ford Motor on Tuesday launched its much awaited muscle car, the new Mustang GT, with a starting price of Rs 65 lakh at Delhi showroom. The world's bestselling four-seater sports coupe will be imported as completely built unit or CBU from its factory at Flat Rock, Michigan, USA, attracting about 130 per cent import duties.


  16. Ford Country Las Vegas Proud to Announce Ford Mustang is the Best Selling Car in GermanyRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | PRWeb

    ... Ford Mustang that's the top seller in Germany. The Ford Mustang has long been an American staple. Still built in Flat Rock, Michigan, the Mustang is the quintessential vehicle of Classic Americana. From the film Bullitt in 1968 to Need for Speed in ...


  17. Four Cool Autonomous Driving Features at the Bosch Advanced Technology RoadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Motor Trend

    ... ook-reading, cat-napping personal-vehicle travel arrives. Bosch demonstrated several such features recently at its Flat Rock, Michigan proving grounds.


  18. James Oscar Alexander Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | The Review

    ... in Alliance, Ohio. From this union came a blended family of six boys and one girl. James Alexander Jr., age 78, of Flat Rock, Michigan, formerly of Alliance, Ohio, passed away at 4:44 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at home. Friends may gather from ...


  19. Death NoticesRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | The Review

    James Oscar Alexander Jr., 78, of Flat Rock, Michigan, formerly of Alliance, died Saturday at his home. Merkle Funeral Service, Monroe, Michigan.


  20. Ford built a mobile wind tunnel from shipping containersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Autoblog

    ... in the production process almost immediately. Ford's mobile wind tunnel has its first assignment at the company's Flat Rock, MI, assembly plant. It's shown in the video and gallery above being used on a 2017 Ford Fusion , which is assembled at the ...


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