Go Back   DealershipForum.com > Domestic Franchises and Independent Dealers > Ford > Sales


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-30-2011, 04:48 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 259
Default Ford Brand Sales Top 2 Million Units in 2011

Well, Ford just continues to build its momentum as America's top selling brand. According to the linked Detroit News article, the Ford brand exceeded 2 million units this year with the help of its new and improved product line (Fiesta, Fusion, Explorer, etc...). It has not reached this sales level since 2007.

AR2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2012, 09:51 AM   #2
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 14,869

Thanks for the post - I'm still in the process of getting caught up and just read the article.

It's great to see that Ford's reached a sales level they haven't seen in 14 years - that's truly impressive. I'm also impressed with their established products and their recent product launches.

That said, I'd really like to find more Ford dealers to join DealershipForum and get a sense of what Ford's Factory/Dealer relations are like. To the extent the dealers are selling a lot of cars I'd assume they're happy but I also get the impression that Dearborn has been playing hardball with their Lincoln stores and forcing them to invest in their facilities or terminate their franchise.

I wonder, how well does Ford treat their dealers?
XDCX is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Top 20 Used Car Lenders by Market Share for the Second Quarter of 2011 XDCX Automotive Discussions 2 09-06-2011 12:28 PM
Top 20 New Car Lenders by Market Share for the Second Quarter of 2011 XDCX Automotive Discussions 5 08-31-2011 11:44 AM
Mulally Sees `Terrific' 2010 for Ford, Even Better 2011 XDCX Sales 0 07-23-2010 11:46 AM
Ford's new 2011 HD Trucks F&I Pro Sales 6 07-18-2010 11:27 PM
Redist. units littleman Sales 16 07-07-2009 04:42 AM

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:54 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright DealershipForum.com - 2008 - 2016