Posted 1 October 2014

Ford China up 30% year to date

Ford China is up 30% year to date, with 717,537 vehicles sold compared with 551,738 in the first eight months of 2013. China are selling over 75 000 Ford units per month, which is more than the whole of what South Africa wholes with all brands per month.

The Ford Focus nameplate was the best-selling vehicle in China  for the first seven months of 2014. Strong sales performance for the Ford Focus continued in August and September

Fords  accelerated plan to introduce 15 new vehicles to China by 2015, Ford is introducing the Ford Escort in late 2014, the Ford Mustang in early 2015 and the Ford Everest in mid-2015. All these vehicles will showcase the high quality, fuel efficiency, safety and smart technologies for which the Ford brand is known. To support its new-vehicle introduction plan, Ford will also launch a new assembly plant in Chongqing toward the end of 2014 and in Hangzhou later in 2015.