Kolkata, Sept 2 IBNS | 2 years ago

Despite challenging economic conditions, automobile major Ford India sales held steady at 11,065 vehicles in combined monthly domestic wholesales and exports in August 2013.

The company had sold 10,352 cars during August 2012, recording a 7 per cent increase in August this year.

A significant customer interest in the recently launched urban SUV, the all-new EcoSport, helped add up to Ford India's second-best sales month so far this year.

The company exported 3,057 vehicles in August this year, compared to 2,512 units in the same month last year, recording a growth of 22 percent.

Ford India sold 8,008 wholesale units domestically in August this year, compared to 7,840 units in August 2012, recording a 2 per cent increase in August this year.

Anurag Mehrotra, vice president of Sales for Ford India, said: "We appreciate our customers' patience as we work hard to meet the ever-increasing demand for Ford cars, and we thank them for their continued trust and patronage."

Continuing celebrations around the 300,000th Figo, Ford inaugurated two dealerships - Solan and Kochi - in line with its aggressive expansion plans in India.

(Posted on 02-09-2013)