What Scheele did in Europe

Manufacturing

* Closed the Dagenham assembly plant in England, raising capacity utilization to more than 90 percent in Ford's four remaining plants.

* Invested $500 million in the Dagenham engine plant to increase diesel capacity by 100,000 engines a year

* Established supplier parks at all assembly plants

Product

* Created a product offensive, offering 9 new products annually for five years beginning in 2000

* Brought out the Fiesta small car six months early to revive a neglected segment

Market share

* Market share is up more than a point compared with a year ago, on the strength of the Ford Focus and Ford Mondeo.

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