CANBERRA – Ford Motor Co. of Australia Ltd. President Tom Gorman takes the blame for the company’s poor sales performance in October. Gorman says a poorly executed phase-out from the outgoing inaugural edition of the performance-tuned BA Falcon to the launch of its second-generation replacement – the MkII – hurt overall Falcon sales and dropped Ford further behind rival Holden Ltd. in Australia’s large car chase. Ford fumbles Falcon launch. “There's no one to blame but myself,” he ...

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