Ford India’s combined domestic
wholesales and exports in December 2017 recorded 29,795 vehicles compared to
23,470 vehicles in the same month last year, registering a growth of 27%. The company saw a drop in sales on the
domestic sales front. The company sold 5,087 vehicles in domestic
wholesales compared to 5,566 vehicles the corresponding month last year.
Exports in December 2017 stood at 24,708 vehicles against 17, 904 vehicles a
Ending the year with sustained
growth, the combined domestic wholesales and exports in CY 2017 stood at
262,784 vehicles compared to 238,098 units in CY 2016 – recording its highest
production & wholesale volume ever.
“2017 saw the Indian
automotive industry overcome challenges precipitated by the implementation of
GST, increased inflation, after-effects of demonetization, rising crude prices
and volatile regulatory environment to register growth,” said Anurag Mehrotra,
president & managing director, Ford India.
With two of its world-class
plants, Ford continues to deliver on the Make in India promise with the
commencement of KA+ exports to mature markets like Europe and New Ford EcoSport
to North America.
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