Ford of Canada remains top-selling automaker in November and year-to-date
Best November since 2001
OAKVILLE, Ont., December 3, 2012 – Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited continues to be Canada’s top selling automaker in November and year-to-date. This marks Ford of Canada’s best November since 2001 with sales driven by both cars with a 14 per cent increase, and trucks with a rise of 6 per cent.
“November was a record-breaking month for Ford of Canada,” said Dianne Craig, president and CEO, Ford of Canada. “We saw strength across the entire lineup from the fun Ford Focus, to the nimble Transit Connect, Canadian built Ford Edge and the ever popular F-150.”
“The Canadian auto industry has seen incredible growth in 2012, and we are pleased that Ford of Canada has out-paced it in November," said Craig.
Ford Focus saw its best November since 2003 with a 37 per cent rise. With a 93 per cent increase Ford Transit Connect had a record breaking month, as it achieved its best November on record, as did the Ford Escape with a 47 per cent jump in sales. The Ford Explorer saw its best November since 2003 and Ford F-150 recognized its best November on record. The Canadian built Ford Edge, Flex and Lincoln MKT also saw positive sales results with increases of 21 per cent, 25 per cent and 34 per cent increases respectively.
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December 3, 2012