Powertrain expert to lead Ford research

Connelly, Mary
December 2000
Automotive News;12/18/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5908, p8
Trade Publication
Reports that Gerhard Schmidt will join Ford Motor Co. as vice president of research in spring 2001. Previous position as director of powertrain development at BMW AG; Ford chairman William Clay Ford Jr.'s prediction regarding a decrease in reliance on the internal combustion engine; Schmidt's responsibilities relating to development of the first generation of novel powertrain technology in mass-market vehicles.


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