Ford India has recorded 11.06 per cent increase in total sales in March 2018. The company registers total sales of 27,580 units in March against 24,832 units in the same month last year.
In the domestic market, Ford has delivered 9,016 vehicles in March, up from 8,700 vehicles in the same month last year. Exports in the past month grew to 18,564 vehicles from 16,132 vehicles in March 2017. In the first quarter of 2018, the combined domestic wholesale and exports grew to 74,080 vehicles compared to 63,117 in the first quarter of 2017. Read – Ford’s Jeep Compass rival to use Mahindra XUV500 platform
“Listening to our customers and bringing what they want and value is core to whatever we do in India and is getting reflected in our continued sales growth,” said Anurag Mehrotra, president and managing director, Ford India. “Be it partnership with Mahindra or the upcoming launch of our compact utility vehicle – Ford Freestyle, we are committed to offering the best vehicles, technologies and services that fit the lifestyles of Indian consumers.” Read – Ford & Mahindra To Develop Creta Rival and 3 Sub-4 Meter SUVs
In March, Mahindra and Ford signed five new memoranda of understanding (MoU), under which, both the companies will co-develop a mid-size sports utility vehicle, evaluate developing a compact SUV, electric vehicle and a suite of car solutions for consumers. Besides, Ford will soon launch its first CUV (Compact Utility Vehicle), Ford Freestyle in the Indian market. India will be amongst the first across the globe where the all-new Freestyle will go on sale in April 2018. Also See – All-New Ford EcoSport Spied Testing For The First Time