Ford India posted positive sales with increase of 16 percent year-over-year to 10,352 domestic wholesales and export units. Ford India have not launched any new model in 2012 so far accept the Classic sedan. The company will launch the EcoSport SUV in early 2013 which is going to be a very important model in the Indian market.
Ford India sold 7,840 wholesale units in the domestic market in August – an increase of 6 percent year-on-year. The company sold 7,382 vehicles in the same month last year.
During August, Ford India also reached a significant milestone, selling its 200,000th Figo, which dealers celebrated by offering attractive benefits on the best-selling compact. The Figo is exported to 35 international markets.
“It’s wonderful to see consumer sentiment improving as we approach the festive season, and we are confident we are ready to meet the growing demand for cars during this period,” said Michael Boneham, president and managing director, Ford India.
“While market conditions have been challenging in recent months because of rising petrol prices, high inflation and rising interest rates, Ford remains focused on delivering its One Ford plan to produce fuel-efficient, safe, and fun to drive vehicles which customers want and need,” he said.
Ford India’s exports are up 18 percent this year, with 16,847 units shipped since January.