Go to Ford’s campus in Dearborn, Mich., and try to find someone who isn’t smiling.
The company recently reported its best annual earnings since 1998, making 2011 the second most profitable year in the company’s 109-year history. After all the money was tallied, Ford’s net income for 2011 came in at $20.2 billion.
All the details you care to know about Ford’s financial situation can be found in a detailed CNN Money story.
In addition to the huge amounts of money rolling in, the company’s F-Series trucks still remain in the number one spot after 35 years. The new Fusion continues to generate positive reviews, and overall vehicle quality and company reputation is up. There just doesn’t seem to be anything stopping Ford right now.
Except there could be one tiny little problem.