DEARBORN -- Ford Motor Co. is moving across a broad front to solve quality problems that have plagued the No.2 automaker for years, leading to costly recalls, stalled product launches and poor results in customer surveys, a top official tells Ward’s. James J. Padilla, who advanced to group vice president-Ford North America in the recent management shakeup that ousted President and Chief Executive Jacques Nasser, says he’s covering all the company’s constituencies — employees, suppliers, ...

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