All of a sudden, Jim Farley is talking about his grandfather — a man who began at Ford Motor Company carrying a metal lunch bucket into the factory at the turn of the 20th Century.

It is that family history that motivates Farley and carries him forward.

"It's go time," he said, hours after being promoted to Ford's chief operating officer, a role that creates a smooth succession plan to replace CEO Jim Hackett, the retired Steelcase executive who took the helm at Ford in May 2017...

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Ford Taps Jim Farley For COO Role. What's His REAL Story? Find Out, Now...

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