Ford and Volkswagen Pick Up Speed

Ford (F) has managed to avoid bankruptcy, unlike the other two large U.S. carmakers, General Motors and Chrysler. Now it has even turned a profit, sort of. BusinessWeek Detroit Correspondent David Kiley reports on Ford's successes. Plus, Porsche (PSHG_p.DE) CEO Wendelin Wiedeking has resigned, leaving Volkswagen (VOWG.DE) in position to run the sports-car manufacturer. Frankfurt Correspondent Jack Ewing assesses the potential power of the combined company.

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