DEARBORN, MI – Ford’s top Asia/Pacific executive scoffs at criticism that the auto maker’s ambitious growth plans for the region are unrealistic. “A lot of people said they’re too aggressive,” Joe Hinrichs, president of Ford Asia Pacific and Africa and chairman and CEO of Ford China, tells journalists here. “But the plan is doable.” The auto maker last month unveiled its plan to boost worldwide sales 50% by mid-decade to 8 million units, with much of the increase coming from the ...

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