Shares of Ford (F +2%) break higher as investors warm up to the automaker's solid report on...

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

Shares of Ford (F +2%) break higher as investors warm up to the automaker's solid report on December sales amid a backdrop of a stressed consumer. Looking at the year as a whole, the automaker saw its F-Series truck show a double-digit gain in sales growth while it made strides with its lineup of fuel-efficient smaller models. Once again, the laggard was the Lincoln brand which Ford plans to give a shot in the arm in 2013.