Ford India today announced it has completed the expansion of its engine plant, increasing annual engine production capacity by 36 per cent to 340,000, helping transform the facility into a regional small engine hub.
Ford India has registered a cumulative sales volume of 7,281cars, comprising both domestic and export figures as of June, 2012. It is a mixed result no doubt, but considering the present air of uncertainty prevailing in the domestic market due to post-budget blues and stiff fuel price rise, it is a commendable performance.
The global jury, consisting of some of the world’s most respected and popular motoring journalists, voted Ford’s excellent 999cc three-cylinder turbo engine, which is available in the Ford Focus, as the overall winner of the International Engine of the Year Award.
During January-May, 2012, Ford India has witnessed 54 percent rise in the export front while delivering in excess of 7,729 four-wheelers in the combined domestic wholesale and export markets in the single month of May alone.
Ford Mustang has hooked up 4 million fans on Facebook and the number is counting at a rapid pace. On touching this milestone, this limited edition niche car has firmly established its enviable position as the top draw model in the social network domain of vehicle world.
IMImobile, a global mobile data technology infrastructure and solutions provider to telecom operators, media companies and enterprises, announced that it has been selected by the GSMA to deliver a joint presentation with Ford at the Mobile Asia Expo on the June 21, 2012 in Shanghai.
Iconic performance car tuner and racing driver Caroll Shelby has passed away, aged 89. Shelby is recognised for his contribution to numerous sports car projects, and his win in the 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans, which he won at the wheel of an Aston Martin DBR1, partnered with Roy Salvadori.
Further to the attempt of ensuring peace of mind while driving for its customers, Ford India has extended the reach of Ford Roadside Assistance (RSA) programme to five cities in India. With the expansion of this facility, Ford owners of 47 Indian cities now can experience stress-free driving.
As reflection of its steady growth rate, Ford India recorded positive sales momentum during the month of April, 2012 when its monthly sales figure touched 9,569 units while taking domestic wholesales and exports together. It stands for a positive 13% year-on-year sales growth figure.