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Published on March 7, 2013 by W.E. Ning
Ford and its joint ventures in China sold 43,642 vehicles in the country in February, up 7% from a year earlier, in spite of the weeklong Lunar New Year holiday during which showroom visits typically drop sharply.
In the first two months of the year, sales of Ford-brand cars surged 46% on year to 105,209 units, thanks to strong demand for the Ford Focus, the U.S. car maker said in a statement Wednesday.
Published on February 7, 2013 by Joey Wang
Ford China had its best-ever January, selling more than double the number of passenger cars it did in January 2012.
Ford China sold 44,439 passenger cars-including imported vehicles-last month, a 135 percent increase year-over-year, and achieved combined passenger car and commercial vehicle sales of 61,475 wholesale vehicles, a 98 percent increase from January 2012.
Published on January 8, 2013 by W.E. Ning
Ford and its joint ventures in China sold a record 70.510 vehicles in the country in December, up 43% from a year earlier, the U.S. car maker said Monday. In the January-December period, sales at Ford and its Chinese partners rose 21% to 626,616 units.
Ford will invest big in China to speed up sales even faster. Ford will introduce 15 new vehicles, double production capacity, and double its dealership network, all before 2015.
Published on December 30, 2012 by Joey Wang
The Ford Explorer SUV will be made in China by the Jiangling-Ford joint venture that also makes various Ford Transit commercial vans for the Chinese market. The project is code named ‘J08′, production is expected to start in 2014. The Ford Explorer is currently ‘unofficially imported’ via the gray market. To stop that Jiangling-Ford will start importing the Explorer themselves until production begins, the first officially imported cars are expected for early next year.
Published on December 8, 2012 by Joey Wang
Ford China broke sales records for a third consecutive month in November. Led by strong sales of the Ford Focus (including the Ford Focus Classic) -the best-selling passenger car in China from August through October-Ford sold 67,505 wholesale vehicles last month, a 56 percent increase compared to November 2011. With a record November, Ford China’s year-to-date sales are now up 18 percent.
Published on September 9, 2012 by Tycho de Feyter
This might look like a bitchin’ sound system but it is in fact a Ford Transit with a bitchin’ sound system in the back. Twenty 80 watt MTX Audio Thunder Axe speakers plus another 30 speakers in the doors, good for combined 2800 watt. Let’s dance…
Published on August 8, 2012 by Joey Wang
China’s Jiangling Motors Corporation (JMC), which is 30%-owned by Ford, will acquire Taiyuan Changan Heavy Truck (web), marking the U.S. car maker’s first entry into the world’s largest heavy-truck market. Ford said Wednesday its Chinese affiliate will acquire the local heavy truck maker from China Changan Automobile Group and China South Industries Group Corp.
Published on June 7, 2012 by W.E. Ning
The all-new Ford Focus helped drive passenger car sales for Ford to a new record in China last month, Ford sold nearly 13,000 Focus’ in May. Ford China sold 46,608 passenger cars and commercial vehicles in May, an eight percent increase from May 2011. In the first five months of 2012, Ford China and its partners have sold 224,882 cars.
Published on May 30, 2012 by Joey Wang
Chinese media reports that the Ford Explorer SUV will be made in China from 2015. The Explorer, code named ‘U 375′, will be made by the Jiangling-Ford joint venture that currently makes the old 2006 Ford Transit and the new Ford Transit for the Chinese market. Price for the China-made Explorer will range from around 300.000 to 600.000 yuan.
Published on December 15, 2010 by Tycho de Feyter
Ford will build a new plant together with partner JMC. Ford has a 30% stake in JMC, they currently produce two vans: the old ’06 Transit and the new Tansit. The new factory will likely produce commercial vehicles since all Ford’s passenger car operations are concentrated at the joint venture with Chang’an Automobile. More from ChinaDaily: Read more »