DETROIT – Ford Motor Co. says it will take as long as 2006 before the company can declare its European operations free of market and financial ills. The automaker says it expects the European market to remain in a state of malaise in 2002, with a recovery coinciding with a rebound in the U.S. economy. “We expect the (European) market to cool somewhat… probably in the range of 16.8 million to 16.9 (million units)… a 4% to 5% softening,” Ford of Europe Chairman, President and CEO David ...
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