Ford and its joint ventures in China sold 91,013 vehicles in May 2015, a 4 percent increase compared to the 87,887 vehicles sold in May 2014.
From January to May, Ford China sold 459,982 vehicles, up one percent from 456,594 during the same period last year.
Changan Ford Automobile
Changan Ford Automobile, Ford’s primary joint venture responsible for Ford-branded vehicles, sold 67,357 vehicles in May, up 3 percent from the 65,229 units sold in may 2014.
For the first five months of 2015, Changhan Ford sales tally 332,999 vehicles, up one percent from 330,896 sold during the same period last year.
Jiangling Motors Corporation
Jiangling Motors Corporation (JMC), which sells the Ford Transit commercial van among other commercial vehicles, sold 20,910 vehicles in May, up seven percent from 19,569 in May 2014. The results come despite a weaker commercial vehicle segment.
Year-to-date sales at JMC reached 114,638 vehicles, up four percent from 110,248 during the same period last year.
To note, Ford has begun reporting retail figures (as opposed to wholesale figures) starting May 2015.