In the court of analyst opinion, Visteon Corp. appears the winner in Ford Motor Co.’s decision to assist in the downsizing of its No.1 supplier. Ford on May 26 announced its plan to take control of 24 Visteon plants and facilities in the U.S. and Mexico. It adopts responsibility for 17,500 United Auto Worker employees, and will shoulder the burden of divesting, absorbing or closing all former Visteon operations it now possesses by the end of the decade.(See related story: Ford Back in ...

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