TITLE

Design 'key' to Ford recovery plan

AUTHOR(S)
Glover, Maurice
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Automotive Engineer;Oct2006, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Way Forward recovery plan implemented by designers and the management at Ford Motors Co. in the U.S. Automotive design has been the key priority of the company's revised initiative aimed at retrieving massive losses in its North American operations. According to Richard Parry-Jones, chief technical officer and vice president for product development, new technology will play a crucial role in creating a more efficient industrial structure for the company.
ACCESSION #
23186337

 

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