More on Ford's U.S. auto sales report

|About: Ford Motor Company (F)|By:, SA News Editor

Ford (F) reports it sold 9.5% more utilities in May than a year ago to offset a slip in trucks.

Car sales rose 1.7% to 88,926 as older nameplates held up well.

Sales for the Ford brand rose 2.5% to 245,239 during the month, while Lincoln sales soared 21.1% to 8,845.

Sales by model: Ford Fusion +15% to 33,881; Ford Focus -12.9% to 23,683; Ford F-Series -4.3% to 68,520; Ford Escape +9.5% to 31,896; Lincoln MKX +31.2% to 2,403.