DETROIT – Ford of Europe CEO Stephen Odell is cautiously optimistic the European market will improve this year, predicting 14.5 million-15.5 million light-vehicle sales, but he’s keeping an eye on two factors that could put a dent in the potential rebound. In the 19 European markets Ford of Europe tracks, Odell says he is concerned about several developments in the U.K., one of the auto maker’s most important markets. In October, the U.K. government announced austerity measures, which ...
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