Ford`s sales in July up 9% due to Cash for Clunkers program. Ford hybrid sales - up a fabulous 323 %

Posted on Tuesday, 4 August 2009 , 11:08:08 byEmil

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Ford`s sales in July up 9% due to Cash for Clunkers program. Ford hybrid sales - up a fabulous 323 %

Ford announced today that the fuel-efficient cars demand alongside the Cars Allowance Rebate System of the government (Cash for Clunkers) really helped this Dearborn manufacturer post this year the 1st sales raise of any important carmaker.

Mercury Lincoln and Ford retail sales are up in July with 9 % having 158,838 total of sales. 'We had another strong month in progress before the ‘Cash for Clunkers’ program started' stated Ken Czubay, the Ford vice president, American Marketing, Sales and Service. 'Our products, our dealers and our advance preparation enabled us to leverage the program and drive traffic and sales to another level. In addition, we achieved a sales increase even though we decreased incentive spending in an increasingly competitive environment. We have the freshest line of new products in the industry. We’re really encouraged by the growing number of consumers who are considering Ford for their next vehicle'.

Ford, the first marketing the program “Cash for Clunkers” with its ingenious LetFordRecycleYourRide.com, said that the sales on Fusion sedan were up 66 %, sedan Mercury Milan sales - up 60 %, SUV Ford Escape sales - up 94 %, the SUV Mercury Mariner - up 71 %. The compact Focus from Ford - up 44 %. Ford hybrid sales - up a fabulous 323 %. Ford delivered the 1st Transit Connect and 2010 Taurus autos to clients in July. If you have them... just enjoy!...