Why Ford's CEO Is Mad at Japan
Ford CEO Alan Mulally is a very reasonable guy -- but lately, he's been quoted in the business press with some very tough talk about Japan. Mulally says the Japanese government is manipulating its currency to give Japanese automakers an advantage -- part of the prime minister's efforts to jump-start Japan's slow economy.
Is Mulally right to be angry? In this video, Fool contributor John Rosevear looks at what's actually happening, and what's at stake for Ford -- and at why Alan Mulally might be right to be worried about Ford's Japanese rivals.
China is already the world's largest auto market - and it's set to grow even bigger in coming years. A recent Motley Fool report, "2 Automakers to Buy for a Surging Chinese Market," names two global giants poised to reap big gains that could drive big rewards for investors. You can read this report right now for free - just click here for instant access.
The article Why Ford's CEO Is Mad at Japan originally appeared on Fool.com.Fool contributor John Rosevear owns shares of Ford. Follow him on Twitter at @jrosevear. The Motley Fool recommends and owns shares of Ford. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.
Copyright © 1995 - 2013 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.