Although the automotive market is undergoing a certain amount of change in 2011 Ford have bucked the trend with a 9% increase in year on year sales through the January to October 2011 period. Ford cleared sales of 426,814 units from January to October this year, whilst Ford sales are at 40,857 units in October alone.
The Ford Mondeo continued to be a solid model for Ford China with 6,484 units being sold in October. The Mondeo is now equipped with Ford’s Ecoboost technology on both its 2.0L and 2.4L engines which gives consumers a 20% fuel saving a 15% reduction in emissions. Focus sales were at 156,217 units from January to October this year, The Transit appears to be another big seller for Ford China with sales being up 13% from January to October to 48,292 vehicles and 4,519 Transits sold in October alone.