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Ford India sales surge over 2-fold to 23,470 units in December

The company had sold 10,865 units in the same month of 2015

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Ford logo is seen on a vehicle at Ford car plant in Craiova
The Ford logo is seen on a vehicle at Ford car plant in Craiova. Photo: Reuters

today posted over two-fold increase in total sales at 23,470 units in December 2016, driven by overseas shipments.

The company had sold 10,865 units in the same month of 2015, said in a statement.

Domestic sales, however, declined by 6.04 per cent to 5,566 units last month as against 5,924 units in the same period a year ago, it said.

Exports during the month surged over three-fold to 17,904 units as compared to 4,941 units in December 2015, it added.

Combined domestic wholesales and exports in 2016 stood at 2,38,098 vehicles compared to 1,76,858 units in 2015.

"As we move in 2017, the industry does face some short-term headwinds given the uncertainty regarding the impact of demonetisation and GST, while the medium to long term outlook continues to be positive," said Anurag Mehrotra, executive director, Marketing, Sales & Service,

First Published: Mon, January 02 2017. 15:00 IST