Ford Motor Co. has been caught off guard by the success of the ’11 Fiesta global car, a predicament that has led to supplier-constraint issues and potential revenue loss, says the auto maker’s top marketing official. Speaking at the Paris auto show, Jim Farley, vice president-global marketing, says since launch, the car has sold nearly 1 million units, a figure that has left Ford “chasing capacity.” The auto maker’s initial sales plan for the Fiesta was “much more conservative than what ...

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