Ford records growth in February salesBy IANS
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
CHENNAI - The Indian subsidiary of American auto major Ford recorded a 188 percent sales growth in February over the corresponding period in 2010, mainly driven by Figo, its compact car model, according to a company official.
Ford India sold 9,293 vehicles in February as compared to 3,223 in 2010.
For the past one year, the auto maker has been recording decent sales numbers mainly driven by its Figo, the official said Tuesday.
The company has sold over 76,000 Figos since its 2009 launch.
“The phenomenal Figo has taken Ford to a new level in India,” said Michael Boneham, president and managing director of Ford India.
According to him, the company will soon launch its all new Fiesta, a premium sedan, the first of the eight new models slated to be launched by the middle of this decade.