TOKYO – Having sold only 8,000 vehicles in Japan in 2002, Ford Motor Co. sees plenty of growth potential in Asia/Pacific’s most-sophisticated market. Ford Japan Ltd.’s best-selling car, by far, is the Focus, followed by the Escape, Explorer, Mustang, Mondeo and Ka, says Richard Parry-Jones, Ford’s group vice president-global product development and chief technical officer. Ford’s strongest market within the Asia/Pacific region is Australia, where the No.2 auto maker sold about ...

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