Ford Motor Co. is inching ever closer to securing a buyer for its Volvo Car Corp. subsidiary, put on the block last year as economic conditions worsened and the auto maker sought to concentrate on its core blue oval brand. “As part of its strategic review of the Volvo business, Ford has had contact with a number of interested parties who have expressed an interest concerning the future of Volvo,” spokesman John Gardiner tells Ward’s. “Ford has been pleased with the number and quality of ...

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