TIME's story on CEO Bill Ford's plans for overhauling the Ford Motor Co. and taking on Toyota prompted praise for the company from longtime fans of Ford cars and trucks. Other readers remained doubtful about Ford's prospects until its vehicles are as reliable as its foreign competitors'
"The quality of Ford's products must be improved. It's not rocket science. Build safe and sturdy cars that last, and they will sell." BOB DOUCETT Dartmouth, N.S.
To answer the question posed by your cover headline [Jan. 30], yes, I would buy a new car from that man, and I have. Thank you,...