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We’ll pass, Uncle Sam: Unlike its car competitors, Ford isn’t asking for any federal bailout money. Is VP Mark Fields worried that this puts Ford on a different playing field? Not really. “Well, we don’t feel we’re being disadvantaged, because we have been restructuring our company over the past three years. We have been investing in high-quality, fuel-efficient vehicles over the last couple of years, which are just starting to come to the marketplace,” Fields says. Watch the video here.
From the driver’s seat: Talk about a tough first news conference. Fritz Henderson, the new CEO of GM, said some of GM’s manufacturing plants could close and bankruptcy is “more probable.” Click here to see how he delivered the news.