DETROIT – The United Auto Workers union hopes to reach a health-care cost reduction agreement with Ford Motor Co. before Christmas. Ron Gettelfinger, UAW president, expects the pace of talks to accelerate starting today. But there is no firm deadline, he adds. “I wanted to get it done before Thanksgiving,” Gettelfinger tells reporters during an informal breakfast meeting here. UAW President Ron Gettelfinger Ford wants the same cost relief the UAW leaders granted General Motors ...

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