Ford China posted record January sales of 94,466 wholesale vehicles, up 53% compared to 61,567 in January 2013.
Ford China passenger car sales—which include imported car—accounted for 72,598 vehicles, a year-on-year sales increase of 63% compared to 44,439 sold in January 2013.
In January, sales of the Ford Focus nameplate reached 36,385 cars, growing 8% compared to 33,632 sold during the same period last year. According to data from IHS Automotive, Ford Focus was the top selling nameplate in the passenger vehicle market in China in 2013.
The Ford Mondeo nameplate was also in high demand last month, selling 10,704 cars, up from 7,068 in January 2013, growth of 51%.
Changan Ford Automobile (CAF), Ford’s passenger car joint venture, sold 70,038 vehicles in January, up 62% from 43,269 sold during the same period last year.
Jiangling Motors Corporation (JMC), Ford’s commercial vehicle investment in China, sold 21,868 vehicles, up 28% compared to 17,136 sold in January 2013.