Ford’s ambitious plan to boost worldwide sales 50% by mid-decade to 8 million units will be fueled in part by de-contented versions of global vehicles, the auto maker’s chief financial officer says. The vehicles Ford sells in emerging markets such as China and India are on the “high” end of their respective markets, which limits the number of buyers they can attract, Lewis Booth tells journalists today in a teleconference. For example, the India-market Ford Figo stickers in the ...
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