"I think they're ready to cut their losses and move on," said Morningstar analyst David Whiston. "They'd rather take their time and money and spend it elsewhere on something that has a better return."
GM sheds money drain, gains cash with sale of European unit →
David Whiston, an analyst with Morningstar, said he's sorry to see Mulally go, but thinks Fields is ready to take over and, as a 25-year veteran of the company, knows it even better than Mulally in some ways.
Task for Fields is to keep Ford on Mulally's path →