Ford posts 100 p c growth in May
Chennai, June 5 (UNI) Ford has posted 100 per cent growth in domestic volumes in May this year.
Ford India sales had been on a continual high with the launch of their fifth model, Ford Fiesta, in November last year.
The first five months sales performance of the company showed the popularity of midsize Ford vehicles in India, with 20,328 units sold during January-May 06 as against 10,991 units sold in the same period last year, a total growth of 85 per cent, a company release said.
The recent entrant, Fiesta, and the popular Ford Ikon continued to drive growth. With recently freshened styling, the Ford Ikon, targeted at youthful icons, was gaining even greater popularity as the aspirational entry midsize sedan in the country.
'Our record sales month over month is a confirmation of the ever-growing appeal and popularity of Ford vehicles in India. The growth speaks well of customer acceptance. It is also recognition of the outstanding value proposition that we have on offer with our line-up of Ford models in India,' said Arvind Mathew, Managing Director and President, Ford India.
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