The moment of truth is at hand for Ford in Brazil. The automaker, which has struggled in South America's biggest market since the failure of its late-1980s joint venture with Volkswagen, is on the verge of launching what may be a make-it-or-break-it new small car and innovative assembly process in Brazil. And if that isn't enough pressure, the microscope has been cranked down even further on Brazil as Ford's struggles in the U.S. -- highlighted by its recent decision to slash more ...

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