Ford India today reported 27 percent jump in total sales at 29,795 units in December. The company had sold 23,470 units in the same month previous year, Ford India said in a statement. Domestic sales were down 8.6 percent at 5,087 units last month as against 5,566 units in December 2016, it added. Also Read - Ola to offer free oxygen concentrators to the needy
Exports were at 24,708 units last month as against 17,904 units in the year-ago month, a growth of 38 percent. Ford India said its combined domestic wholesales and exports in 2017 grew 10.36 percent at 2,62,784 vehicles compared to 2,38,098 units in 2016, recording its highest production and wholesale volume ever. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Long-term Review
Commenting on the performance, Ford India President and Managing Director Anurag Mehrotra said, “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.” Also Read - OnePlus India partners American Express for cashback deals, EMI offers and more
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