Ford Figo eyes new export markets
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Srinagar, Mar 9: Ford Figo, which celebrated the first anniversary today, will be exported to Mexico and other 50 international markets this year.
"Happy birthday Figo!" said Alan Mulally, president and CEO, Ford Motor Company, in a specially taped video message broadcast at events in Delhi and Chennai, the company in a statement to Greater Kashmir said.
"Since launching the phenomenal Figo last year, we've sold almost 80,000 vehicles and it has earned more than 20 awards, making the Figo one of the fastest selling and most awarded vehicles in the Indian auto industry,” he said.
“We are now delighted to export it to more than 50 markets internationally from our world class manufacturing facility in Chennai. I was honored to help unveil it in 2009 and am sending my very best birthday wishes to our customers, employees, dealers and suppliers."
The Figo was developed with a focus on value, quality and driving enjoyment for the sub-compact segment in India and other international markets. It has dramatically transformed Ford India, reinforcing Ford's commitment to India and its future plans here.
Since the Figo launch, Ford has continued to expand its dealer network and today has a retail presence in more than 170 outlets in more than 100 cities.
Ford India held a celebration today in Delhi and with its employees at its manufacturing facility in Chennai to mark the Figo anniversary and to recognise the 50 markets where it will be sold this year.
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