DEARBORN – A growing multiplicity of product is one of the forces behind Ford Motor Co.’s decision to set aside $8 billion for capital expenditures in 2003, says a senior executive. Gilmour: Market fragmentation has influenced Ford’s capital investment strategy. "We won’t stay at that (investment level)," says Allan Gilmour, vice chairman and chief financial officer, noting Ford’s addition of flexible manufacturing capability in North America accounts for a significant portion ...

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