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Ford Figo crosses 3 lakh units milestone

Company will add five new dealerships this month as part of plans to increase sales.

Ford India today said its compact car Figo has crossed 300,000 sales mark in the third year of its launch and the company will continue to expand its network to build on the success of the brand as well as the newly launched SUV EcoSport.

“The Figo continues to be a game-changer for Ford in India and has helped position Ford as a significant player,” Ford India President and Managing Director Joginder Singh said in a statement.

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Besides,the Figo is being exported to over 37 markets overseas.

The company said it will add five new dealerships this month as part of plans to increase the number of its sales and service network to 500 by around the middle of the decade.

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The new dealerships will be in tier III cities – Solan,Sri Ganganagar,Gaya,Anand and Sikar,it added.

The company said first new dealership opening is planned in Solan on August 8,followed by openings in Sri Ganganagar,Gaya,Anand and Sikar during August.

“These additions to our dealer footprint are part of our aggressive expansion plans of reaching closer to customers in India,” Singh added.

The company said dealerships will also come up at Faridabad and Kochi.

Last month,the company had received 30,000 bookings for its newly launched sports utility vehicle (SUV) ‘EcoSport’ within 17 days of the launch.