DEARBORN -- Ford Motor Co. will build the GT40 – a modern version of the historic 2-seat supercar – and Chairman and CEO William Clay Ford Jr., despite initial reluctance, will appear in a series of new ads promoting the company’s heritage. Ford Div. President James O’Connor, in a leather racing jacket, watched a GT40 roar on stage to a standing ovation from 80 Ford employees before announcing the car will be built to celebrate the auto maker’s 100th anniversary in 2003. The production ...
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