Ford Motor Co. rallies around a profitable fourth quarter to post a 2004 net income of $3.5 billion, or $1.46 per share. The black ink represents a huge rise from the $495 million profit, or 27 cents per share, recorded for all of 2003. Ford’s successful Transit plant in Turkey lifts Europe to profit. Revenue of $170.8 billion increased 5% over 2003. Excluding taxes and special items, Ford earned $5.8 billion in 2004. Ford of Europe Inc. (excluding Premier Automotive Group ...

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