Ford's 2nd-quarter profit up 6%

It beats expectations; GM doesn’t as it grapples with recalls

Posted: July 25, 2014 at 2:08 a.m.

DEARBORN, Mich. -- Ford Motor Co. on Thursday beat Wall Street's expectations in the second quarter as it chalked up a record profit in North America and made money in Europe for the first time in three years.

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