Monday, October 27, 2014

Former Ford Motor Co. PR Chief Accuses Company of Bugging

Ford Motor Co.'s former head of public affairs said the Dearborn automaker bugged his phone during the 2001 Firestone tire crisis. 

The Detroit News reports Jason Vines said that after he was fired along with then-CEO Jacques Nasser in October 2001, a Ford security official told him his car and phone had been bugged.

The longtime public affairs official wrote all about the incident in his new book, "What Did Jesus Drive? Crisis PR in Cars, Computers and Christianity." It will be published Nov. 1 by Waldorf Publishing. (more)