Nancy Gioia on Ford's Greener Future

Profile on Nancy Gioia, Ford's irector of sustainable mobility technologies and hybrid vehicle programs.

Published: 03-Jan-2008

Nancy Gioia loves taking in the Michigan outdoors on horseback, and she has a penchant for recycling just about everything, even masking tape -- a lesson she learned from her Depression-era parents while growing up in Livonia.

"If you don't reuse things, you're being wasteful," she said one day at the Livingston County stable, where she boards her two horses, Moe and Zoom.

Still, Gioia, Ford Motor Co.'s director of sustainable mobility technologies and hybrid vehicle programs, doesn't consider herself an environmentalist.

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