Ward's recently spoke with Tony (Thomas) Brown, Ford Motor Co. vice president-global purchasing, as part of its annual interviews with the Big Three purchasing departments. An interview with General Motors Corp.’s Bo Andersson appeared June 23. The interview with the Chrysler Group’s Steve Walukas appears June 25. Excerpts from all three appear in the July issue of Ward's AutoWorld. Ward’s: Can you give us an update on where Ford is with its supplier relationship? Ford’s Tony ...

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