NEW YORK — After being rebuffed in its efforts to export the LS, Ford Motor Co.'s Lincoln Div. is creating a new global strategy to transform itself into a global car company. Wolfgang Reitzle, chief of Ford's Premier Auto Group (PAG), was said to have reversed Lincoln's plans when he joined the company, reasoning that the LS competed with the Volvo S80 and would not add to Ford's luxury car sales in Europe. Lincoln executives have drafted a new strategy that has Reitzle's blessing to ...
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