TURIN – Wolfgang Reitzle always was going to test Ford Motor Co.'s patience. But without the backing of former CEO Jacques Nasser, who appointed Reitzle, the recently departed boss of Ford's Premier Automotive Group struggled for high-level support of his ambitious (read: expensive) new model programs for PAG. The X-Type is currently sold only as an all-wheel-drive car in the U.S. and AWD and front-drive model in Europe The final straw was the canceling of a new platform to ...

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