Ford Motor Co. will build fewer cars and trucks in North America in second-half 2010 than it did in the year’s first six months, citing a combination of seasonal shutdowns at its assembly plants and expectations for weaker demand in the U.S. Reporting second-quarter net income of $2.6 billion, a fifth-straight profit for the Dearborn, MI-based auto maker and a result that raced past expectations, Ford also lowers its 2010 industry sales forecast to a range of 11.5 million to 12 million ...

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