In Russia: Ford holds; GM folds
U.S. rivals take nearly opposite strategies as market crisis persists
March 23, 2014
Ford may be suffering just as badly from the meltdown in Russian car sales, but don't expect it to follow General Motors' lead and abandon...
I was wondering what was going to happen to Ford's operation in Russia and indeed it looks bad. I actually didn't know they built the Edge in Russia? I thought it was just the Explorer?
Ford watching Russia for slow growth after sanctions
DETROIT (Bloomberg) -- Ford Motor Co., which has three auto factories in Russia, is monitoring the sanctions against that nation for its involvement in Ukraine and hasn't yet seen an impact on its business, the automaker's No. 2...
All-New Ford Mondeo and New Ford Focus to Launch in Russia in 2015
MOSCOW, Russia – Ford Sollers today announced that the all-new Ford Mondeo and the new Ford Focus will launch in Russia in 2015. The new models will be built at the Ford Sollers plant in Vsevolozhsk where the current Focus...
Ford Sollers, Ford’s joint venture in Russia, today launched the start of full production of the Ford Explorer, marking the first time the iconic SUV has been produced outside of the U.S.
Explorer sales in the U.S. rose 33 percent in March. Ford exports Explorers from the U.S. to...
Russia: Ford Sollers Sales Soar
MOSCOW, Russian Federation, January 12, 2012 – Ford Sollers sold 118,031 Ford vehicles in Russia in 2011, an increase of 30 per cent compared with 2010, and the best sales year for Ford vehicles in the country since 2007.
Sales of the...
All-New Ford Focus Starts Production In Russia
ST. PETERSBURG, Russian Federation, July, 18, 2011 – Production of the all-new Ford Focus began today at Ford's Vsevolozhsk Plant near St. Petersburg, Russia.
The new Ford Focus will be assembled in Russia in all three body styles...
Ford Sales In Russia Rise 31% In June And Return To Levels Last Seen Prior To The Economic Crisis
Moscow, July 8, 2011 – Ford sales in Russia increased 31 per cent in June to 12,900 units, and marked a return to sales levels last seen before the global economic crisis.
Ford and Sollers Sign Agreement Establishing New Joint Venture In Russia
Agreement signed between Ford Motor Company and Sollers OJSC establishing a new 50-50-owned joint venture in Russia named Ford Sollers
Signing ceremony takes place in Moscow with Russian Prime Minister...
Ford To Establish Russian Venture With Sollers
Mar 4, 2011
Just the Facts:
•Ford Motor Company and Russian automaker Sollers have established a joint venture that will significantly expand the U.S. manufacturer's presence in the Russian market over the next 10...
STRONG SALES MONTH FOR FORD IN TURKEY AND RUSSIA, BUT EUROPEAN MARKET REMAINS WEAK
•Strong October sales for Ford in Turkey and Russia – Turkey increased by 44 per cent versus 2009, and Russia was up by 28 per cent, signaling improving customer confidence and strong demand for Ford...
Russia: Ford Making Future Plans
Just the Facts:
•Looking to increase its Russia market share, Ford is considering launching new models or creating a new car in a cooperative effort with local manufacturers.
•In January/February 2010, Ford's Russia sales were down 59 percent.
•The Ford Focus...
Ford Kuga production start
February 27, 2008 11:07 By Thami Masemola
World Car Fans
Filed Under: General Ford Ford Kuga appears to be on a head-start of note ahead of its public unveiling at the Geneva Motor Show next month. Word from Ford is that the crossover SUV has begun production already...