FORD GETS EVEN.

Author:Bustos, Sergio R.
Position:Brief Article
 
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Ford Motor didn't get angry with Rio Grande do Sul Gov. Olivia Dutra, it got even. The world's second-largest automaker scrapped its planned plant in the southern Brazilian state after Dutra reneged on his pledge to give Ford $260 million in tax breaks and subsidized loans. Ford is now building a $1.3 billion auto factory in Bahia, a northeastern state in Brazil. "[Bahia] offered us the best infrastructure conditions and an unmatched backing of...

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