Business: Ford's Comeback

Ford Motor Co. is making a strong comeback. Fourth-quarter profits will be so fat that they will wipe out a nine-month loss of $16.2 million, put the company well into the black for all 1958.

Automen estimate that the Ford, Thunderbird, Mercury, Edsel, Lincoln and Continental now have a third of the 1959 model market, compared to 28% during the 1958 model year. The face-lifted Ford is apparently outselling the completely redesigned Chevy, whose manufacturer was harder hit by strikes than Ford, has had trouble getting enough cars to dealers. Not until January will...

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