Ford sales jump 22 percent in January. Chrysler and GM post 16 percent sales gains.
Chrysler says its U.S. sales rose 16 percent last month for its best January in five years.
Chrysler says its profit jumped to $1.7 billion in 2012 as sales rose 18 percent.
Ford earns $5.7 billion. North America leads the way with 8.3 billion profit.
The Allegan-based generic drug and health products manufacturer Perrigo Co. (Nasdaq: PRGO) Wednesday reported net income of $106 million or $1.12 a share in the first fiscal quarter ended Sept. 29, up from $70.5 or 75 cents a share in the same quarter a year earlier.
GM earns $1.5 billion dollars. North America leads. Europe losses mount.
Third quarter profit is $381 million.
The Detroit-based utility holding company DTE Energy Wednesday reported third quarter 2012 earnings of $227 million, or $1.31 a share, up from $183 million, or $1.07 a share, in the same quarter of 2011.
The Dow Chemical Co. will eliminate about 2,400 jobs and close roughly 20 manufacturing plants as part of a restructuring aimed at coping with slowing economic growth in Europe and elsewhere. Dow Tuesday reported sharply lower sales and profits for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, blaming slowdowns in Europe and China.
Compuware Corp.’s revenue and profit both plunged in the second fiscal quarter ended Sept. 30.