PHOENIX – Ford Motor Co. hopes to turn students into car dealers with a new minority dealer initiative underway in conjunction with Arizona State University. Ford leads the industry in the number of minority dealers, but wants to add to its current lot of 360, which makes up about 7% of its total U.S. dealer base. Participants in the project, called the Automotive Dealership Education Program for Minorities (ADEPM), will undertake five years of post-graduate college studies in dealership ...

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