Ford sales increase by 122%
PT Ford Motor Indonesia (FMI), a
subsidiary of US automotive giant Ford Motors, announced on Thursday a
significant increase in sales, with 14,988 units sold from January to November,
increasing Ford's overall yearly sales to date by 122 percent.
The All-New Fiesta contributed significantly
to the increase, with 6,330 units sold during the January – November period, up
by 44 percent over the corresponding period last year.
"Customers across Indonesia
continue to be attracted to the All-New Fiesta because of its leading
combination of quality, fuel efficiency, safety, smart technologies and value
for money," Ford Motor Indonesia managing director Bagus Susanto said on Thursday
in a press statement.
"The Fiesta has been an
incredible success in terms of winning over many new Ford customers,” Bagus
During November, Ford also sold
453 Ford Ranger cars. The global truck shifted 6,729 units in the first 11
months of 2011. (swd)