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Ford on Wednesday reported strong second-quarter profit driven by robust sales, especially in the US and China.
The second-largest US automaker posted net income of $1.2 billion, up 18.6 percent from a year ago.
Adjusted earnings of 45 cents per share topped Wall Street expectations of 37 cents.
Ford Motor Company said pre-tax profits set records for North America and for Asia Pacific Africa, its fastest-growing region.
Revenue rose 14 percent to a better-than-expected $38.1 billion.
Ford said profit in North America, its biggest region, extended the company's record-setting performance in the first quarter.
Full-size pickup truck sales were strong and the company increased its US market share.
The Asia Pacific Africa region had record pre-tax profits of $177 million and Ford's market share jumped one percentage point to 3.6 percent.
The market share expansion was driven by China, where Ford's market share improved 1.5 points to a quarterly record of 4.3 percent on the back of strong sales of the new Focus, Kuga and EcoSport.