Ford sees loss in Germany for first half COLOGNE — Ford Motor Co.'s German unit, Ford-Werke AG, sees a DM98 million (US$48 million) pretax loss during the first six months compared to a DM59 million (US$29 million) pretax profit during same period 1999. An aging range, lack of diesel engines and sluggish market are said to be the reason for the loss. The company says reorganization and product development costs also are to blame. The automaker saw units sales drop from 536,000 to 512,000 ...

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