TOKYO – It's not clear in Japan whether sales of imported Ford Motor Co. cars are on a new leg or their last leg. Ford's plan is for Focus to lead sales in Japan. Handicapped by a shoestring budget, Ford Japan Ltd.’s new president – the third in four years – is trying to create a new and improved image for vehicles that have never commanded much attention in the world's second-largest automotive market. The auto maker’s peak year here was 1990, when sales totaled 86,726 ...

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