Ford India, a wholly owned subsidiary of the global automotive industry leader Ford Motors Company, has sold over 9,500 vehicles in April. Ford India has maintained its booming sales trend in the month of April also resulting in a sale of 9,569 units altogether including the domestic wholesales as well as the export units which depicts a growth of 13 percent.
The company has sold 7201 units in the domestic market and has exported 2,368 units last month. The company has seen a 103 percent growth in export which was 1,167 units sold in the month of April last year which depicts a sustained international demand. The export of the Figo Cape Verde has also enhanced the total number of International markets to 35.
“Following a very robust first quarter, Ford India continued to register steady sales growth in April despite an overall challenging auto market,” said Michael Boneham, president and managing director, Ford India. “Our exports are increasing and have doubled since last year, and we have held our own in domestic wholesales, contributing to an impressive 13 percent overall increase in sales.”
Recently Ford India has revealed the interiors of the urban SUV, EcoSport, at Auto China 2012 in Beijing which was earlier showcased at the Auto Expo held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi in Jan. 2012 where Ecosport has grabbed the attention of a good number of auto enthusiast. Ecosport would be bought into India by mid-decade. It will be manufactured at Ford India’s plant in Maraimalai Nagar (near Chennai). It will also be manufactured in Camaçari, Brazil, Rayong, Thailand, and Chongqing, China.