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Ford Profits Jump 44 Percent Amid Strong North America Sales

Ford today announced that its second quarter profits increased 44 percent over this time last year, and the profits in North America hit a record level. Ford credited steady demand for pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles for the positive news.

Jason Bellini of the Wall Street Journal joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to discuss Ford and other news in the auto world.

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New Ford F-150 pickups are displayed on the sales lot at Serramonte Ford on April 28, 2015 in Colma, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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New Ford F-150 pickups are displayed on the sales lot at Serramonte Ford on April 28, 2015 in Colma, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)