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Ford Market Share Rises with SUVs up 19% and Commercial Vehicle Sales at 25-Year High

“Ford October total vehicle market share in our main European markets is at its best level since 2009, with commercial vehicle sales at a 25-year high. Our sales momentum continues with strong customer demand for our SUVs – especially EcoSport and Kuga – plus the Transit family and Ranger.”

Roelant de Waard, Vice President, Marketing, Sales and Service, Ford of Europe  

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Ford Motor Company is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs, electrified vehicles and Lincoln luxury vehicles, provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions. Ford employs approximately 200,000 people worldwide. For more information regarding Ford, its products and Ford Motor Credit Company, please visit


Ford of Europe is responsible for producing, selling and servicing Ford brand vehicles in 50 individual markets and employs approximately 53,000 employees at its wholly owned facilities and approximately 68,000 people when joint ventures and unconsolidated businesses are included. In addition to Ford Motor Credit Company, Ford Europe operations include Ford Customer Service Division and 24 manufacturing facilities (16 wholly owned or consolidated joint venture facilities and eight unconsolidated joint venture facilities). The first Ford cars were shipped to Europe in 1903 – the same year Ford Motor Company was founded. European production started in 1911.

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