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Ford Co. CEO Steps Down Amid Record Losses

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Ford Co. CEO Steps Down Amid Record Losses

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Ford Co. CEO Steps Down Amid Record Losses

Ford Co. CEO Steps Down Amid Record Losses

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Bill Ford has stepped down as president and CEO of Ford Motor Co., the car manufacturing giant founded by Ford's great-grandfather. The giant car manufacturer has struggled through a period of slipping profits and shrinking market share.

Jean Jennings, editor-in-chief of Automobile Magazine, talks with Madeleine Brand about the implications of the move.