Ford Motor Co.'s South American unit reports a $135 million profit for the year's first half due to the success of the division's Amazon factory in metro Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Ford South America recorded a $95 million profit in the second quarter in Latin America, where Brazil represents 70% of operations. Sales in Q2 totaled $1.3 billion compared with $1 billion in like-2005.

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