ORLANDO, FL – Ford Motor Co. is looking into possibly streamlining its large dealer network, similar to what the auto maker is doing within the company, a top executive says at a conference here in conjunction with the 2006 National Automobile Dealers Assn.’s annual convention. “We are looking at coverage to make sure we are right-sized,” Mark Fields, Ford’s executive vice president-the Americas, says. Ford’s 3,800 dealers, in markets ranging from urban to rural, sell about 2.8 million ...
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