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SEP 32016

Ford Sollers’ sales in the first 7 months in 2016 grew 43%; the company increased its export deliveries

  • During the first seven months of 2016, Ford Sollers increased its sales of Ford vehicles in Russia 43% against a similar period of the previous year. Growth was stimulated by the updated Ford lineup of models and the growing popularity of SUVs among Russian customers.
  • The volume of sold Ford vehicles in Russia during the first seven months in 2016 amounted to 24,000 vehicles.
  • According to the results of the first seven months of 2016, the largest sales growth against January-July of 2015 was demonstrated by the Ford Transit, Ford Kuga and Ford Focus, which became the primary drivers of the dynamic sales growth.
  • According to the results of the first seven months of 2016, Ford Sollers exported more than 500 vehicles. This export volume was achieved due to the company’s efforts to increase the number of its export markets and the assortment of delivered vehicles.
  • MOSCOW, August 3, 2016. — According to Ford Sollers, the volume of Russian sales of Ford vehicles during the first seven months of 2016 grew 43% against a similar period of 2015. During the first seven months of 2016, the company sold almost 24,000 vehicles.

The main growth drivers were the new Ford Transit, the Ford Kuga crossover and the new Ford Focus, which demonstrated the fastest growth.

During the first seven month of this year, total sales of the new-generation Ford Transit saw a 85% growth against a similar period in 2015. Total sales of the Ford Kuga crossover grew 29% from January to July of 2016 against a similar period of the previous year.

The new Ford Focus demonstrated a 16% growth of sales during the first seven months of 2016 against the first seven months of 2015.

A significant role in sales growth in January-July of 2016 belongs to the new Ford Fiesta, which was launched on the market by the company in June of 2015. During the first seven months of 2016, more than 5,000 Ford Fiesta vehicles were sold in Russia.

During the first seven months of 2016, the company exported more than 500 vehicles. This export volume was achieved through the expanded geography of exports and the existing assortment of exported vehicles. Currently, there are organized export deliveries to the markets of Kazakhstan, Belarus and Armenia; the company exports the whole gamut of Russian-made Ford passenger vehicles and special versions based on the Ford Transit.

Today, Ford Sollers offers its clients a fully updated lineup represented by seven localized Ford models that are manufactured at the company’s plants according to the full-cycle technology and a lineup of special vehicles that are based on the Ford Transit. The company is represented in Russia by four plants and a full-scale R&D center engaged in the adaptation and localization of Ford vehicles.