Ford Motor Co. achieves profitability in 2003, despite widening fourth-quarter losses of $793 million, or 43 cents a share. The fourth-quarter loss, which exceeds like-2002 losses of $130 million, or 7 cents a share, stems from efforts to turn around its ailing European operations and contributions to a Visteon Corp. restructuring. Automotive business continues to strengthen, posting a pre-tax loss of $4 million in the fourth quarter – a $236 million improvement from year-ago. ...
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