So our boy Ray-Ray, an unabashed fan of Governor Jennifer Granholm (and a former Granholm administration employee), has taken umbrage at a Detroit News piece that suggests that Wixom's being shuttered because of high taxes. Ray points out the incentives offered Ford to keep the plant open, and then goes on to point out that almost every vehicle on Wixom's docket wasn't selling. Well, except the GT, but of course, that wasn't exactly a source of massive profit for the Blue Oval. It's an interesting read. And as Sweet Peet D. would say, "Product, Product, Product."
Why Ford Left $115 Million on the Table [DetroitWonk]
Pre-Formal-Announcement Ford Restructuring Dirt! [Internal]