The Way Forward may be concrete in the minds of Ford Motor Co. executives, but it resonates for its vagueness with many others. Although Ford is promising to close 14 manufacturing plants and return its North American automotive operations to profitability by 2008, the restructuring plan only identifies a handful of the plants and sets few business or financial milestones. In fact, CEO Bill Ford admits the company will become even less forthcoming with Wall Street, saying the auto maker ...

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