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Ford makes almost $1bn in profit


US carmaker Ford has announced profits of almost $1bn for the period from July to September, after cutting costs and increasing its market share.

While it has survived without a government bail-out - unlike rivals General Motors and Chrysler - the company has had to cut thousands of jobs and close factories.

Caroline Hepker reports.


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