Business: End of an Era at Ford

End of an Era at Ford Bravos and battles at Henry II's last annual meeting

"Next year, you'll find me in the audience." So said a smiling Henry Ford II last week at the annual meeting of the huge auto empire attended by 2,850 Ford Motor Co. stockholders in Detroit's jampacked Henry and Edsel Ford Auditorium. As expected, Ford, 61, said that as of Oct. 1 he would step down as chief executive of the world's second largest auto company, which last year had sales of $43 billion. His successor, he added, would be the...

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