Ford Motor Co. says it is not working on head-up display technology as a means to mitigate driver distraction, as stated last week by Chairman Bill Ford. But the revelation begs the question: Why not? The great-grandson of company founder Henry Ford seemed to let the proverbial cat out of the bag when he told the auto maker’s 55th annual shareholders’ meeting: “Driver distraction is an issue we’re dealing with a lot inside Ford. That’s why you see us going to our head-up displays on our ...

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