Ford India sales up 7% in August at 11,065 units
Sep 02 2013 , New Delhi
The company had sold total 10,352 units in the same month last year, Ford India said in a statement.
"A significant customer interest in the recently launched urban SUV, the all-new EcoSport, helped add up to Ford India's second-best sales month so far this year," it added.
Domestic sales also went up by 2.14 per cent to 8,008 units in August this year as against 7,840 units in the same month last year, it added.
The company exported 3,057 units last month compared to 2,512 units in the year-ago period, a jump of 21.69 per cent.
Commenting on the sales performance, Ford India Vice President of Sales Anurag Mehrotra said: "We're grateful and thankful to Indian customers for their response to the all-new EcoSport. Despite difficult business environment, we have recorded our second highest monthly sales this year."
During the last month it has opened two dealerships – Solan and Kochi – in line with its aggressive expansion plans in India, the company said.
"The opening of new dealerships in tier-II and III towns shows how we're committed to bringing world-class services and our line-up of global One Ford vehicles closer to our customers across the country," Mehrotra said.