Total sales jumped 24.7% in the U.S. Ford reported on May 3.
The company's three main brands -- Ford, Lincoln and Mercury -- saw a 25.5% rise, for a total of 162,996 new vehicles delivered in April.
"It marks the fifth month in a row Ford sales have increased more than 20%.
Year-to-date sales totaled 591,592, up 34%.
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