CORRECTED - UPDATE 2-Ford exploring sale of Aston Martin

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Correcting 5th paragraph to show the luxury brands lost $162 million in the second quarter, not just Aston Martin. (Adds Ford comment, background, details on share price, byline) By Kevin Krolicki DETROIT, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. on Thursday said it was trying to sell its Aston Martin luxury unit to free up funds to invest in its other brands amid a sharp downturn in sales. Ford said there was no assurance that its decision to explore strategic options for Aston Martin ...

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