Ford Posts Strong Quarterly Profit The automaker surprised Wall Street on Friday by announcing it had made $2.6 billion in the second quarter. Ford's U.S. sales rose 28 percent in the first six month of this year.
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Ford Posts Strong Quarterly Profit

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The automaker surprised Wall Street on Friday by announcing it had made $2.6 billion in the second quarter. Ford's U.S. sales rose 28 percent in the first six month of this year.

RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:

NPR's business news starts with Ford still on a roll.

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MONTAGNE: Ford CEO Alan Mulally said the company is ahead of where he thought it would be in spite of what he called still challenging business conditions.

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