Ford starts slow in Asia but plans for growth


LAS VEGAS, Jan 30 (Reuters) - A top Ford Motor Co. executive acknowledged on Friday that the company had been slow to move into the Asian markets, which he said would account for 90 percent of automotive growth over the next 10 years. "Asia is a growth area where we've not been as quick as some," said David Thursfield, head of Ford's international operations and global purchasing. He said that Ford was "catching up very rapidly," however. "We have significant plans for growth in the ...

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