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Chennai, Jan. 6

FORD India sold 3,092 vehicles in December 2004, a 34 per cent increase over the 2,303 units it sold in December 2003.

The company exported 2,046 kits of the Ikon against 1,702 kits in December 2003.

For the whole of the year, its sales were up 32 per cent from 18,558 units to 24,536 units. Ford sold 2,566 units of the Ikon in December, a 21 per cent increase over the 2,118 units sold in December 2003.

It sold 197 units of its sports utility vehicle, Ford Endeavour, compared to 175 units in December 2003 and 329 units of the Fusion, described an urban activity vehicle, which was launched in December 2004. However, Ford India did not sell a single unit of its luxury sedan, Mondeo, while it sold 10 cars in December 2003.

(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated January 7, 2005)
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