Ford Motor Co. says it has been given regulatory approval from the Chinese government to negotiate a joint venture with Sichuan-based Chongqing Changan Automobile Co. In June, officials at Ford said Changan was one potential partner under consideration for a passenger car project in China. • Former Daewoo Motor Sales Corp. executive Ulrich Bez is named chairman and chief executive of Ford Motor Co.'s Aston Martin subsidiary. Mr. Bez will be responsible for returning the struggling unit ...

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