Ford will present two new products in Russia
OREANDA-NEWS. October 09, 2015. Ford Motor Company will offer the Russians at least two new models. This year our country will see the redesigned SUV Ford Explorer. But the start of Russian sales of Ford Mustang sports car of the last generation, which was planned in 2015, moved. However, the Americans did not give up the launching the sports coupe to the Russian market.
This year, Ford updated significantly its model range in Russia: first, the company launched sales of the sedan Mondeo of the new generation, then the dealers got the sedan and hatchback Fiesta, and recently they began sales of restyled Focus, which is still available in body "hatchback", "sedan" and “versatile". All the above mentioned models are produced in Russia at the Ford plants in Vsevolozhsk and Tatarstan. By the way, in September in Tatarstan it was also started the production of engines Ford.
At the end of eight months of 2015, Russian dealers of Ford sold 21,718 cars, which is less by 45% than in the same period of the last year. At the same time, Ford is increasing the share of SUV in sales of vehicles of the brand in Russia, where the full range of off-road cars is presented, including crossovers Ford EcoSport and Kuga, as well as all-wheel drive SUV Ford Explorer. Thus, in the reporting period, the share of SUVs in Russian sales of Ford was 36.8% against 30.5% in January-August of 2014, an increase by 6.3%. Sales of SUV of Ford increased by 5% in August compared to the same period in 2014.