Ford growth beats UK market

Ford has had such a successful year that it has beaten UK market growth for the year May 2014 to 2015.

With UK car sales for the manufacturer growing for the 39th consecutive month and Ford total vehicle, car and commercial vehicle sales and share having increased in May, when compared with the same month last year, Ford has beaten UK growth.

Official figures were released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) that showed car sales for the motoring mogul were up 2.4 percent to 198,706 units in May this year when compared to last year’s figures. This rise has been experienced by new and used Ford dealers in Wiltshire and across the country as the brand’s reputation continues to generate impressive sales as noted in this article.

“Game changing technology”

In addition to these impressive statistics, the fuel-saving EcoBoost petrol engines have achieved an impressive milestone, reaching a production total of five million in less than six years. The engine has been hailed a huge success in the industry, having become the first to be named International Engine of the Year three years in a row. Of the impressive engine, Vice president of Product Development at Ford of Europe Joe Bakaj said in this article, “EcoBoost engines have proved a game changing technology that are attracting new customers to the Ford brand every day.”

The EcoBoost shows no sign of slowing in popularity with the engine available in Dorchester car sales showrooms in the Fiesta Red and Black Edition models from last year and the 140 PS 1.0-litre EcoBoost boasting to be the most powerful 1.0-litre volume production car engine of all time.

Over 230,000 Ford vehicles equipped with the impressive engine were sold in Europe, with the engine now available in 10 different models. Which EcoBoost-powered car will you choose? Let us know on Facebook and Twitter.

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