MELBOURNE -- Ford Motor Co. of Australia Ltd. predicts 2002 to be a boom year after unexpectedly strong December sales and a promising January. Ford Australia President Geoff Polites says in a published report that the strong end-of-year performance helped the auto maker’s bottom line. "December was a bit stronger than we expected, and it now looks like our result will be a smaller loss than we initially expected," he says. Polites expects the company to break even, despite the cost of ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
•Medium- andheavy-duty truck volumes
•Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
LisaWilliamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.