BRIEF-Chongqing Changan Auto sees H1 net profit up 155.5-178 pct, helped by venture with Ford

July 14 Mon Jul 14, 2014 5:49am EDT

July 14 (Reuters) - Chongqing Changan Automobile Co Ltd

* Says expects H1 net profit up 155.5-178 percent y/y at 3.4-3.7 billion yuan ($547.87-$596.21 million)

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