In an e-mail today to employees and retirees penned by Mark Fields, president of Ford's North and South American operations, he explained how FoMoCo's going to attack Ford's lackluster sales — used car salesman incentive packages! That's right, Ford's offering employees and retirees who have friends and family members use their limited purchasing plan certificates all sorts of goodies — like Ford-brand fleece jackets, messenger bags. and...for the really hard workers, an opportunity for lunch with Bill Ford Jr. Maybe he'll even let you use the executive washroom!
Ford enlists workers for sales [Detroit News]
Ford Drops 2006 Models from Employee Discount Plan [internal]