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Newcomer Mulally to Drive a Streamlined Ford

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Newcomer Mulally to Drive a Streamlined Ford

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Newcomer Mulally to Drive a Streamlined Ford

Newcomer Mulally to Drive a Streamlined Ford

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Alan Mulally led Boeing's commercial aircraft division before moving to Ford as president and CEO. hide caption

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News that Ford Motor Co. will close 16 plants and drastically reduce its workforce comes shortly after the arrival of former Boeing executive Alan Mulally as the carmaker's new president and CEO. Can Mulally work wonders at Ford? New York Times business columnist Joe Nocera discusses the prospects with Scott Simon.

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