Fuel Efficient Vehicles Help Ford Surge to Best Profit in 13 Years

Bloomberg - April 24, 2011

While nowhere near the huge $17.6 bil­lion prof­it report­ed for first quar­ter 1998, its first quar­ter 2011 net income of an antic­i­pat­ed $2.1 bil­lion will be the largest quar­ter­ly prof­it in 13 years. Sales of more fuel-effi­cient mod­els such as the Fies­ta sub­com­pact and Explor­er sport-util­i­ty vehi­cle have surged along with gaso­line prices.