Ford's Mulally Hits the Road

In an interview from his drive to Washington, the Ford CEO calls the drubbing of last month "a learning experience"

Ford CEO Alan Mulally bombed last month in hearings before the Senate (BusinessWeek.com, 11/18/08) and House of Representatives in which Detroit's Big Three automakers were asking for up to $25 billion in loans. Mulally's performance was hurt in large part by the fact that most members of Congress treated the CEOs of General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler as if they were all in the same boat (or corporate jet).

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