DETROIT -- General Motors Corp. has made a dramatic turnaround in its high-profile light truck sales battle against Ford Motor Co. and likely will outsell its chief rival in 2001, a GM executive says. But Paul Ballew, GM’s general director of market and industry analysis, says that beating Ford isn’t important if European and Asian competitors continue to grab market share. “We could be beating Ford, and we both could be shedding volume. We could be beating Ford, and we both could not be ...

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