Middle East sales rose nearly a third during the first nine months of the year,
with sales in Saudi up nearly 50 percent, the US-based car marker announced on
in the GCC increased 31 percent between January and September 2010, compared to
the year-earlier period, the company said.
models rose 34 percent, propelled by the introduction of the new Fusion and
Taurus brands. Ford, Lincoln and Mercury SUVs and trucks remained popular, with
sales up nearly 27 percent.
Arabia, the Gulf’s wealthiest state, proved the strongest market for Ford, with
sales up 50 percent in the first nine months. By comparison, UAE sales were up
has proved to be a good year for Ford,” said Larry Prein, managing director,
Ford Middle East. “The strength of our product line-up is being recognised here
in the region.”
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