Ford Motor Co posted a $2.3 billion quarterly net profit

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  1. TheManLouisianaFace

    TheManLouisianaFace and decide!

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    Ford Motor :bowdown:



    Anybody who likes GM is a socialist.
     
  2. Short Bus

    Short Bus Beep beep!

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    It's funny 'cause it's true. :o
     
  3. Turbo_Hyundai

    Turbo_Hyundai Tamas, tis me

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    damn
    ford is doing it right
     
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    Fuck you GM.
    Fuck you Chrysler.
    Fuck you Bush.
    Fuck you Obama.

    FORD FTW.
     
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    Impossible, all USA automakers should have failed without bailouts
     
  7. Bona Fide

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    *This is due to a one-time gain from debt-restructuring that yielded $3.4B. They would have had a $424M loss without that.
     
  8. Lacuta

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    built ford tough mother froggers
     
  9. Satellite

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    The books have to be cooked.
     
  10. FritoBandito

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    Ford for President
     
  11. Bona Fide

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    At least their pretax loss is down from $1.3B to $851M. And Ford Europe is still posting strong profits of $138M.
     
  12. James Hook

    James Hook Never trust a government that doesn't trust its ow

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    And they've been hiring some techs too. Granted these guys already have their credentials
     
  13. Bona Fide

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    http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20090723-713287.html

    They really should consider the kind of speedy bankruptcy GM underwent.
     
  14. RoAcH CoAcH

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    2000 Ford Expedition, 244k miles, never seen a shop, just changed the original serpentine belt, original battery. only thing remotely wrong is the left ball joint is starting to get a little loose. Easy fix

    My next purchase: 2010 Ford Expedition
     
  15. James Hook

    James Hook Never trust a government that doesn't trust its ow

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    Seems to me being stubborn is only going to make it worse in the end.
     
  17. Short Bus

    Short Bus Beep beep!

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    I was looking at the new Taurus SHO thinking "that's a damn fine looking vehicle... and with plenty of horsepower, wow..."

    Then I saw that it weighs 4400 lbs. That's four thousand, four hundred lbs. It needs 350 hp just to get moving.

    Fuck that.
     
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    425hp for less then STi money > *
     
  19. RoAcH CoAcH

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    Taurus is a fucking rental car :mamoru:
     
  20. Short Bus

    Short Bus Beep beep!

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    This is only true in Australia... where that car is a domestic.
     
  21. Mitchj

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    fucking werd

    twice the power of the original, but close to twice the weight too

    the aussie falcons are heavy, but 3800lbs is fairly acceptable for a large sedan, they're more powerful too. 4400lbs is just a joke
     
  22. Short Bus

    Short Bus Beep beep!

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    I like the new one. :dunno:

    Although for the money they want for it, I'd probably get a V-8 Hyundai Genesis.
     
  23. Bona Fide

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    Spare me. Their top domestic competitors used bankruptcy to either merge with a popular European automaker with access to small efficient cars or to unload a huge amount of debt.

    A bit of pride is not worth being able to clean the slate.
     
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  25. MrBonus

    MrBonus Et Tu, Brute?

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    That isn't exactly good news.
     

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