By Jamie LaReau and Chrissie Thompson, Crain News Service
From Tire Business
Detroit, Michigan – At the Detroit auto show, General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. revealed their comeback strategy for small cars: Adorn them with features seldom seen in domestic econoboxes, such as roomy interiors, computer gadgets, turbocharged engines and sporty sheet metal.
For example, the redesigned 2012 Ford Focus-Ford’s biggest splash at the show-has touch-screen controls for navigation, phone, climate control and entertainment. The car, due in early 2011, also can download applications used…