Ford is a customer of Kobe Steel, Ltd., but the automaker may escape Kobe’s false-data scandal unscathed.
Ford “has too many other priorities” to consider giving Japan another shot, says Asia Pacific President Dave Schoch.
Next year, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is hitting the road, heading out on its first international tour in 16 years with support from Ford.
“It has become clear that there is no path to sustained profitability,” says Ford Asia Pacific Vice President Karen Hampton.
Ford is having difficulty in at least two Asian markets, prompting the automaker to draft an exit strategy.