Ford Motor Co. scraps plans to sell its Milan, MI, plastic bumper operations to a newly formed joint venture between Visteon Automotive Systems and LDM Technologies Inc. due to opposition from the United Auto Workers union, according to published reports. • Ford Motor Co. Chairman William Clay Ford Jr., and Chief Executive Jac Nasser say the government's Corporate Average Fuel Economy standard (CAFE) isn't working. Ford's two top executives believe Congress should scrap CAFE and that ...

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