FLUSHING, Mich - Ford's European Sales and Market Share are up in April, making this the 11th straight month of year-over-year sales improvement as well as the fifth month of market share gains. Ford sold 99,700 vehicles throughout the month of April in its European 20** main markets, a 6,200 increase from April of 2013. Ford had an overall sales improvement of 6.6 percent, outpacing Europe's total industry growth of 4.2 percent and increasing their marketing share by 0.2 of a percentage to 7.9 percent.
Ford's European Sales and Market Share going up in April are results of Ford's fresh line of products. Ford was able to come out on top thanks to their latest vehicle lineup and is still focusing on selling to retail and fleet customers -which are the healthiest for the brand and resale values. The Fiesta remained Ford's best-selling car in April with 29,000 sold and the Ford Ranger had its best April sales since its debut in 1999.Ford's largest European market by sales volume, the United Kingdom, had an 11.6 percent increase in the month of April. The UK's sales played a massive role in Ford's lead within the market. Germany, Ford's second-largest European market, made the same numbers as April 2013. Germany did however increase its year-to-date sales volume by 16 percent.
**Effective January 2014, Ford of Europe reports its sales for the 20 European main markets where it is represented through National Sales Companies. Previously, Ford referenced 19 countries. Romania has been added as the 20 market. Ford of Europe also has introduced a market share for the total of the 50 European markets within which it operates.
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