Ford India sales up 2.84 pc in December

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Jan 1 2014, 21:55pm hrs
Ford EcoSportFord India had launched the successful all-new Ford EcoSport in 2013.
Ford India today reported 2.84 per cent increase in total sales at 11,209 units in December 2013.

The company had sold a total of 10,899 units in the same month previous year, Ford India said in a statement.

Domestic sales were down 9.9 per cent to 5,871 units in December as against 6,517 units in the same month previous year, it added.

The company exported 5,338 units last month as against 4,382 units in the year-ago period, up 21.8 per cent.

Ford India Executive Director (Marketing, Sales and Service) Vinay Piparsania said: "Despite difficult economic and business environment, 2013 has been a remarkable and rewarding year for Ford in India... we are excited to conclude the year with our products finding greater acceptance from customers and media."

Sales throughout the year were supported by an expanding product lineup. In 2013, Ford India successfully launched the Figo Celebration edition, the Endeavour Alterrain edition and the successful all-new Ford EcoSport.

Ford India manufactures and distributes automobiles and engines made at its modern integrated manufacturing facilities at Maraimalai Nagar, near Chennai. The companys models include the Figo, Fiesta, Classic, Endeavour, and the most recently launched EcoSport.