MELBOURNE — Ford Motor Co. of Australia Ltd. reports a 1999 after-tax profit of A$82.3 million (US$50 million), up 41% on its 1998 performance. Revenue fell for a third straight year, down 6.4% to A$2.9 billion (US$1.7 billion) as vehicle sales fell for the fourth year in a row, down 1.5% to 126,900 units. Ford finished the year in third place for sales, its 16.1% market share trailing Holden Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corp. The result was disappointing in that it came in a year that saw Ford ...

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