Ford CEO talks trade on Capitol Hill

|About: Ford Motor Company (F)|By:, SA News Editor

Ford (F -0.8%) CEO Mark Field urged Congressmen today to take a harder line on currency manipulation as they negotiate over the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.

For the most part, prior trade deals with Japan have left holes that industry execs maintain have been exploited to make auto exports to the U.S. cheaper.

GM CEO Mary Barra has made similar statements in DC, although GM's massive recall headache has kept its focus elsewhere lately.