TRAVERSE CITY, MI – Ford Motor Co. “needs to do things quicker” as it attempts to return to profitability in North America by 2008, Mark Fields, president-The Americas, says. In a wide-ranging interview with a group of automotive writers at the recent annual Management Briefing Seminars here, Fields outlines the company’s efforts to follow through on its Way Forward restructuring strategy, which includes eliminating up to 30,000 jobs and shuttering 14 facilities by 2012. In an industry ...

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