When Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) ousted former CEO Mark Fields and replaced him with insider Jim Hackett last week, we told you that this was a smart move.
It was a shrewd one, too.
With Fields now "out of the way," Hackett moves from the role of superstar follower to the guy who's going to lead Ford to the top of the heap in the car business of the future.
In fact, just days assuming his new position, Hackett is already leading Ford into a bright future.
On Thursday, Ford announced that it sold more vehicles in the United States than any other big-name automaker in May - knocking General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) from its regular seat atop the vehicle market.
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