Ford Sales in China Up 9 Percent in November
- Ford sold 106,283 vehicles in China during November;
- Changan Ford Automobile sold 84,546 vehicles in November;
- Jiangling Motors Corporation sold 20,608 vehicles in November;
Ford is nearing the 1 million mark for sales in China, selling 106,283 vehicles in November to bring the year-to-date total to 990,356. November performance was up nine percent compared to 2014.
Changan Ford Automobile (CAF), Ford’s passenger car joint venture, sold 84,546 vehicles during the month, a 22-percent increase compared to 2014. CAF year-to-date sales totaled 739,465, up three percent compared to last year.
The Ford Mondeo was a highlight in November, with sales of the nameplate up 13 percent to 12,431. Year-to-date sales of the sedan surpassed the 100,000 mark. Sales of Ford SUVs also remain strong, with both the Ford Kuga and the Ford Edge selling more than 10,000 vehicles each in November.
Jiangling Motors Corporation (JMC), Ford’s commercial vehicle investment, sold 20,608 vehicles in November, a 20-percent decrease compared to 2014. Year-to-date sales for JMC reached 226,968 vehicles, down five percent compared to 2014.
“We are pleased that more and more customers are relying on Ford to provide them with vehicles they both want and value,” said John Lawler, chairman and CEO of Ford Motor China. “We remain committed to offering a full range of high-quality, safe, smart and fuel-efficient vehicles in China.”
In November, Ford launched its flagship Taurus sedan at the Guangzhou Auto Show. This launch marks the delivery of Ford’s promise to bring 15 vehicles to China by 2015. Next year, Ford will continue providing Chinese customers with world-class vehicles, including two new energy vehicles: the Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid electric vehicle and the Ford Mondeo hybrid electric vehicle.