DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. is committed to Brazil. That's the bottom line. A new plant, cost cutting and restructuring all are aimed at getting the company healthy in one of the fastest-growing auto markets in the world. It's a significant challenge, says Terry de Jonckheere, new president of Ford South America. Most would agree Ford is in trouble in Brazil, much of it due to last year's economic crisis sparked by Brazil's devaluation of its currency. But some problems started earlier, de ...

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