Ford sales in China totaled 99,157 wholesale vehicles in November, a 47 percent year-over-year increase. The Blue Oval also reported sales of 840,975 vehicles during the January – November period, an increase of 51 percent on an annual basis.
“We’ve really hit our stride in China this year,” said John Lawler, Chairman and CEO of Ford China. “From performance vehicles, and SUVs, to sedans and commercial vehicles, we continue to expand the full family of vehicles in China that customers want and value.”
The impressive results come on the heels of Ford unveiling the all-new 2015 Mustang in Shanghai, Sydney, New York, Los Angeles, Dearborn, and Barcelona. The Stang is part of 15 vehicles that Ford plans to offer in China by 2015.
Meanwhile, Ford’s passenger car joint venture Changan Ford (CAF) sold 72,432 wholesale vehicles in November, an increase of 44 percent compared to the same period last year. Year-to-date sales also saw a noticeable increase, with 608,853 wholesale units sold from January to November 2013, a 65 percent increase compared to the same period last year.
Additionally, Jiangling Motors Corporation (JMC), Ford’s commercial vehicle investment in China, experienced a strong November. Commercial vehicle sales totaled 23,294 units, a 46 percent boost from November 2012. Year-to-date, JMC has sold 210,214 vehicles, an increase of 17 percent, compared to January – November 2012.