TITLE

Ford cancels subscriptions

AUTHOR(S)
Sherefkin, Robert
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Automotive News;11/17/2003, Vol. 78 Issue 6067, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
During the recession of the early 1980s, automobile manufacturer Ford Motor Co. has unscrewed half of the light bulbs in its corporate corridors to save money. Now it looks like the automaker is at it again. In an effort to save money, Ford's CFO Don Leclair has ordered employees to cancel all company-paid subscriptions to all publications. A Ford spokesman has declined to say how many newspapers and periodicals were affected or how much Ford would save. Ford will rely on free Internet sources for news and information.
ACCESSION #
11567608

 

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