The American automaker Ford’s Indian unit recorded a satisfactory growth of 12% for the October month sales with 10,906 units and the hike was primarily because of higher export volumes.
As compared to this year’s October sales, company sold 9,737 units last year in October 2010, as mentioned in a statement issued by Ford India.
With good emergence in total car sales, Ford India’s domestic sales experienced a fall of 10.36% to 8,091 units from 9,026 units last year in the same month of October.
With higher export volumes, Ford India posted a fine four-fold raise to 2,815 units in October 2011 as against to mere 711 unit sales in the same month last year.
Ford India’s President and Managing Director Michael Boneham expressed, “Exports of the company are a strong part of our growth strategy. And it’s an amazing feel that Chennai-made Ford Figo is winning hearts of customers in overseas markets too.”
Ford India recorded a fantastic increase of 31.19% during a January to October time period of 2011 where Ford sold 1,01,439 units as compared to last year’s count of 77,324 units.
Michael Boneham further added in his views, “We are very proud to have more than 1,00,000 customers in India that believe in driving a high quality, fuel-efficient vehicles from Ford brand. More customers in the first 10 months of 2011 have chosen Ford than the entire 12 months of 2010.”