NEW YORK – Ford Motor Co.’s much-anticipated ’09 Flex fullsize cross/utility vehicle is set to roll into showrooms later this summer, and executives and engineers involved in the project are confident it will be a success. Expectations for Flex have been high since the vehicle was first shown as the Fairlane concept at the 2005 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Today, the boxy CUV is being touted as a “game changer” for the beleaguered auto maker. “We really think it’s ...

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