Has connections with Obama team - goal of a greener future
Bill Vlasic - New York Times - Nov. 25, 2008
Here's to him doing better than the team he owns -- Ed.
As the Detroit auto companies contend with their worst financial crisis
in decades, the most famous American auto executive has stayed largely out of sight.
But William C. Ford Jr., the executive chairman and scion of the founding family of the Ford Motor Company
, has been preparing for a bigger role in the industry’s plan for survival.
While General Motors
plead to Congress for a bailout, Mr. Ford
has reached out to President-elect Barack Obama
in hopes that his company can benefit from the administration’s longer-term strategies for the auto industry..... [Read More]