Possible deals at Ford not enough-analysts

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By Jui Chakravorty DETROIT, Aug 25 (Reuters) - None of the options Ford Motor Co. may be considering -- selling off its luxury brands, creating global alliances, taking itself private -- would do much to solve the struggling U.S. automaker's basic problems, analysts said. Ford is in talks with private equity units to sell some of its luxury brands such as Jaguar, Land Rover, Volvo and Aston Martin, a source close to the talks said. Ford Chairman and Chief Executive Bill Ford has also ...

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