Ford Motor Co. Has Big Sales Month in China


Bloomberg - February 7, 2013

China’s passenger-vehicle sales surged 49 per­cent to a monthly record, beat­ing ana­lysts’ esti­mates, as demand for SUVs almost dou­bled and Ford Motor Co. extended gains in mar­ket share. Whole­sale deliv­er­ies, includ­ing mul­ti­pur­pose and sport util­ity vehi­cles, climbed to 1.73 mil­lion units in Jan­u­ary, the state-backed China Asso­ci­a­tion of Auto­mo­bile Man­u­fac­tur­ers said in an e-mail yesterday.