He points out that he's not as concerned about Government involvement in Chrysler, because we only own 10%, that's We as in "We The People". But GM is a different story, We own a lot more of GM and even though the Government says they want to get out of the auto industry as quickly as possible Ford has a right to be concerned. Let's not forget that the Government wanted to be out of Iraq as soon as possible too.
Monday, June 15, 2009
Bill Ford acknowledges that at this point Ford Motor Company is at an advantage because unlike crosstown rivals they didn't get on the Government Dole. Ford will be able to operate without Government interference, making decisions on the fly. But he's requesting transparency in the Government's role in running GM moving forward.