Ford Motor Co. is ahead of schedule in a 5-year plan to bring out new passenger car models to fill gaps in its lineup and improve the profitability of its existing offerings, says a top company engineer. “The car business is alive and well,” Chris P. Theodore, vice president and head of Ford's North American Car Vehicle Center, tells the International Motor Press Assn. in New York. “Ford doesn't just rely on the truck business.” He insists Ford's car business is solid and not going away. ...
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