EU clears Ford buy, names chairman BRUSSELS — The European Commission clears Ford Motor Co.'s purchase of Land Rover from BMW AG. “The deal poses no competition problems given Ford's small share in the British market for special-utility 4-wheel passenger cars or jeeps,” says the EC in a statement. At the same time, Ford names Bob Dover chairman and chief executive of the newly acquired subsidiary. Dover, 55, has been the chairman of Aston Martin Lagonda since 1997. Prior to that he was ...

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