U.S. sales of high-profit sport/utility vehicles and pickups fueled Ford Motor Co.'s 11% third quarter earnings gain, despite continued losses in Europe and South America. Ford's net income rose to $1.11 billion, up from $1 billion in the year-earlier quarter, while the automaker's revenue rose 16% from a year earlier to $37.97 billion, largely due to Ford's purchase of Volvo Cars. Ford's worldwide vehicle sales climbed 7% to 1,599,000 vehicles. Ford's high-profit trucks continued to pad ...
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