Bright spots were crossover utility vehicles which rose 40%.
But, sales at Mercury were off by 35% and Jaguar was hammered, down 43%.
Sales at Rover were driven by its new entry level car, the LR2. The division had an overall increase of 18%.
How Ford can sell Jaguar to a new owner becomes more and more of a mystery.
Ford’s shares are off 1.3% on the news
Douglas A. McIntyre