Change is coming: What Ford’s restructuring means for its dealer network

Published by
The Detroit News

Ford Motor Co.’s move to split its legacy internal combustion engine and growing electric-vehicle businesses into separate units means drastic changes for its network of some 3,000 U.S. dealers — changes that are prompting both concern and optimism as both sides begin to hammer out details. In the coming months, the Dearborn automaker says it will work closely with dealer committees and the Ford National Dealer Council, as well as embark on a market-by-market tour, to draft a new set of standards giving dealers the choice to decide whether they want to be EV-certified as Ford targets annual pr…

Read More