Is Ford Losing Ground to Imports?
Aug 31st 2013 3:15PM
Updated Aug 31st 2013 3:16PM
Ford has made nice gains in the U.S. market (and elsewhere) as its much-improved product line has rolled out over the last few years. This year has been no exception: Ford's Fusion sedan has made big inroads into the market share of Toyota's Camry -- so much so that Ford has added a second assembly line for the Fusion to meet strong demand.
But even as Ford has been posting gains, exchange-rate shifts have given Japan's automakers an advantage -- and some analysts are predicting that Honda and Nissan will post big sales gains for August, while Ford falls behind. In this video, Fool contributor John Rosevear looks at the latest estimates -- and offers his view on how Ford is likely to respond.
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