SAO PAULO – Ford Motor Co. in South America has seen 14 quarters of consecutive growth and recorded a $255 million profit in the year’s second quarter, Ford Motor Co. Brasil Ltda. President Marcos de Oliveira says. “We should end 2007 with a 20% increase in sales,” he says, noting the auto maker had projected a 6%-8% gain in sales at the beginning of the year. Through August, Ford sold 171,977 vehicles in Brazil, up from 138,676 in like-2006, for an 11.5% share of the market. Last year, ...

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