Detroit (AP) - Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford says the worst economic crisis in decades has been a wake-up call to the nation that its industrial base is eroding and should be rebuilt.
Ford on Monday kicked off the three-day national summit, which is expected to draw nearly 3,000 attendees from the public and private sector to Detroit over three days. The goal of the summit is to craft a plan to keep the U.S. competitive in manufacturing, energy, technology and the environment.
Ford is a summit co-chair with Dow Chemical Co. CEO Andrew Liveris. He says other countries keep their industry strong.
Liveris says the summit's goal is to turn a ``To-Do List into a national agenda.''
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