On the back of EcoSport compact crossover, Ford India registered a sales growth of 7 per cent in August this year. The company sold 11,065 vehicles in combined monthly domestic wholesales and exports in August as compared to 10,352 units in the same month last year. The all-new EcoSport has helped the company to record its India's second best sales month so far this year. The company exported 3,057 vehicles in the month, compared to 2,512 units in the same month last year, posting a growth of 22 per cent. The American automaker sold 8,008 vehicles domestically in August this year, compared to 7,840 units in August 2012, reporting a 2 per cent increase in August this year.
“We’re grateful and thankful to Indian customers for their response to the all-new EcoSport. Despite the sustained difficult business environment, we have recorded our second highest monthly sales this year. True to our Global Brand Promise, we will continue to provide products with Quality, Green, Safe and Smart attributes that consumers want and value,” said Anurag Mehrotra, vice president of Sales for Ford India. “We appreciate our customers' patience as we work hard to meet the ever-increasing demand for Ford cars, and we thank them for their continued trust and patronage.”
Ford India has also inaugurated two dealerships in Solan and Kochi as per the company's aggressive expansion plans for the Indian car market. Ford India also opened India’s second Quick Lane Service centre in Surat, demonstrating its commitment to go further in efforts for greater customer convenience. Now, Ford India has 265 sales and service outlets in 142 cities across the nation. “The opening of new dealerships in second- and third-tier towns shows how we’re committed to bringing world-class services and our lineup of global One Ford vehicles closer to our customers across the country,” Mehrotra added.