Ford Motor Co. of Australia Ltd. reports its first positive result in five years with a net after-tax profit of A$13 million ($11.6 million) in 2009, a dramatic turnaround from a loss of A$274 million ($244.2 million) in the prior year. The result came on the back of sales revenue of A$3.1 billion ($2.8 billion). Ford says in a statement the profit resulted from an improved cost structure implemented at the end of 2008 and the end of several one-time actions association with the auto ...

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