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    Report: Credit Suisse envisions former Ford exec Lewis Booth as Europe's car czar
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    Credit Suisse has proposed a novel idea for the European car industry, one whose title we are well familiar with: Car Czar. What would make this position far more radical than that formerly held by our own Steven Rattner is that the European car czar would be tasked with managing a reorganization ...

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    Official: Ford announces retirements of Kuzak and Booth, adds Huntsman to board
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    Ford Motor Co. today made several big-name executive and boardroom announcements, including the appointment of a former Republican presidential candidate, but none changed the almost certain succession of CEO and President Alan Mulally. Mulally said Thursday with a snicker, "I looked over ...

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    Report: List of Mulally successors narrowed down to four
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    How do you replace the man credited by Time Magazine with managing "the biggest business turnaround of the Great Recession?" That's a very good question, and one that the Ford board of directors is grappling with as company CEO Alan Mulally edges closer to retirement age. At 66, Mulally isn't ...

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    Report: Slide presentation confirms Ford E-Series being nixed in favor of Transit
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    First the Panther platform and now E-Series vans? That might be the case, according to a presentation shown to investors at a Ford press event held alongside the Frankfurt Motor Show. The discussion centered on how Ford is reducing costs by producing global vehicles on singular platforms. This ...

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    Opinion: Stack of potential suitors line up at Ford for Life After Mulally
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    Who Could Possibly Replace Ford's Golden CEO?

    Insiders say the jockeying for Mulally's position has already begun.
    There was a time when some folks in Detroit were convinced Lee Iacocca's last name was really an acronym for: I Am Chairman of Chrysler Corp. Always. Indeed, it took a shove from ...

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    Who will succeed Mullaly at Ford? It's never too early to start handicapping
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    When Alan Mulally arrived at Ford Motor Company three years ago, the Blue Oval was in bad shape. New product wasn't exactly pouring in and the company's cash hoard was steadily shrinking. And word on the street is that the corporate culture at Ford was in as much trouble as the product lineup, ...

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    Ford CFO says most of line-up to be refreshed in 3 years, equates cars to donuts
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    Ah, cars and donuts – two of our favorite subjects together at last. According to Lewis Booth, Ford's chief financial officer and the man now charged with giving us a serious case of the munchies:
    We're going to have fresh ...

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    REPORT: Wall Street rallies around better-than-expected Ford results
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    On the surface, at least, news that a company lost $1.4 billion wouldn't normally be greeted as good news by Wall Street. However, the Ford Motor company's just-published quarterly earning reports have done just that, with the stock trading 15% ahead of yesterday and the entire Dow Jones stock ...

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    Ford CFO Don Leclair retiring, Ford Europe's Booth will replace him
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    Ford Chief Financial Officer Don Leclair has decided to hang up his spreadsheets after an illustrious career at the Blue Oval. Leclair worked at Ford for 32 years and has held the top financial post there since 2003. Succeeding Leclair will be Ford of Europe President Lewis Booth. Booth has helped ...

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    Mulally's replacement could come from within Ford... or maybe not
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    Joe Laymon isn't on the short list of successors for Ford CEO Alan Mulally, and it's unlikely you've ever heard of him, but if you want to get to the top at the Blue Oval, this is the guy you stop by Starbucks for on the way to work. Laymon is in charge of keeping a list of internal candidates ...

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    CONFIRMED: Ford Fiesta coming to America, hope for Mondeo
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    Ford of Europe chairman Lewis Booth confirmed today that the next-generation Ford Fiesta for the European market will be brought to us folks in small car-starved North America. In truth, we're not actually starved for small cars in North America, we're just starved for good small cars like the Ford ...

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    Ford announces corporate realignment
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    Not long after we told you about the likely promotion of Derrick Kuzak to the role of global Car Czar, President and CEO of Ford Alan Mulally officially announced his corporate realignment plan. At the top of the pyramid is, of course, Mulally himself. Reporting to him are the leaders of Ford's ...

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    Ford says Jag, Volvo and Land Rover aren't for sale
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    Although Ford has recently confirmed that Aston Martin is up for sale, they made a point of saying today that the rest of its premium brands, are not. Jaguar, Land Rover and Volvo are not part of the fire sale at Ford just yet. With the new, almost-as-sexy-as-an-Aston XK coupes and convertibles ...

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    Ford VP: No 'For Sale' sign hanging in Jaguar's window
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    Besides new concept and production car introductions, there's always plenty of news at major shows, and Geneva isn't turning out to be any differently. Addressing a body of 250 motoring hacks, Ford of Europe VP Lewis Booth reiterated sharply that Jaguar is not on the block, indicating ...

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