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Ford of Europe Names Gunnar Herrmann V.P. of Quality

Ford of Europe has named Gunnar Herrmann, vice president of quality. Herrmann, 52, will be responsible for all aspects of quality at Ford of Europe, effective 1 September. Herrmann, a no nonsense, but affable engineer, also joins Ford of Europe’s management board and Ford of Germany’s supervisory board. Continue reading

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Ford Shows Vertrek Replacement for Escape Compact SUV

After decades of promising common platforms and global vehicles and spending billions in failed attempts– going all the way back to Ford 2000 in the 1990s, it looks like Ford is finally serious about common designs, shared architectures and consistent manufacturing methods that made the Japanese the efficiency and quality leaders in the industry. Continue reading

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