Ford's goal is to meet standards, end fines

Stoffer, Harry
April 2000
Automotive News;4/17/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5870, p51
Trade Publication
Reports on Ford Motor Co.'s goal of complying with corporate average fuel economy regulations in the United States. Company's plan to purchase the Land Rover unit of the Rover Group Ltd.; Company's avoidance of fines for failure to meet the standards; Ways by which automobile manufacturers can avoid fines. INSET: GM's Card seeks help from suppliers.


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