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Ford India Sales Reached 15,740 Vehicles in August

  • August Domestic wholesales stood at 7,777 units; Exports at 7,963 vehicles
  • Ushered the festive season with a unique 6.5-feet Ganesha installation made out of auto parts, symbolic of the peace of mind Ford genuine parts ensure, much like the beloved deity
  • Expands pan-India footprint with new sales, service and spares outlet in Pune and Allepey

NEW DELHI, September 01, 2017 – Ford India’s combined domestic wholesales and exports in August reached 15,740 vehicles from 26,408 vehicles in the same month last year.

Domestic wholesales in August stood at 7,777 vehicles, as against 8,548 units a year ago, while exports grew to 7,963 vehicles compared to 17,860 units last year.

“Constraints in the supply chain severely impacted export as well as domestic production for Ford cars in August,” said Anurag Mehrotra, president & managing director at Ford India. “Moving forward with our commitment to deliver world-class products and value of ownership, we look forward to an exciting festive season.”

“We also look forward to a stable and conducive policy framework from the Government as frequent changes in tax rates threaten to have an adverse impact on the consumer sentiment,” he added.

Ford ushered in the festive season with grand celebration on Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai. The company collaborated with Workshop Q to install a unique 6.5 feet Ganesha idol made from auto parts, symbolizing the peace of mind Ford genuine parts ensure, much like the beloved deity. The installation was visited by scores of devotees from across Mumbai.

The company also expanded its sales and service footprint with the appointment of two new partners – Dhone Ford in Pune and CBC Ford in Allepey. Both CBC Ford and Dhone Ford have set up sales, service and spares outlets, enabling many more customers to experience Ford India’s vibrant, fresh and capable product portfolio.

About Ford in India

Established in 1995, Ford in India manufactures and exports automobiles and engines made at its integrated manufacturing facility in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and Sanand, Gujarat. Ford’s current range of award-winning products in India includes the Ford EcoSport, Ford Figo, Ford Aspire, Ford Endeavour and Ford Mustang. Ford Operations in India also include Global Business Services, with offices in Chennai, New Delhi, and Coimbatore. Registered as Ford Motor Pvt. Ltd. (FMPL) as a legal entity, Global Business Services provides innovative solutions to nearly every Ford locations around the world -- in areas of Information Technology, Product Engineering, Finance and Accounting, Automotive Financing, Material, Planning & Logistics, Marketing Sales and Service, Analytics, and Purchasing. Ford currently employs more than 14,000 hard-working, dedicated men and women across its operations in India. For more information, visit www.india.ford.com.

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