Philippe Paillart, chairman and chief executive of Ford Credit resigns. Mr. Paillart, who was in the position only 13 months, will serve as president of Ford's financial services unit January. Ford Credit says it will name a new head in the coming weeks. • Sport/utility vehicle registrations nearly doubled between 1992 and 1997, according to a survey by the U.S. Commerce Dept.'s Census Bureau. The survey estimated a total of 13.8 million SUVs in the U. S. in 1997, up from 7.1 million in ...

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