In an apparent advertising first, Ford Motor Co. intends to pump up its corporate image globally with the simultaneous worldwide airing of a commercial aimed at reaching a billion people. The 2-minute advertisement, which airs on Nov. 1 at 9 p.m. local time in most markets, artfully features all seven of Ford's automobile brands among emotional glimpses of peoples' lives in nine countries. Heard throughout the narrator-less commercial is the song “Just Wave Hello,” sung by 14-year-old ...

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