Ford Canada remains country’s number one automaker

From Ford.com

OAKVILLE, Ont., September 4, 2012 – Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited continues to lead the Canadian market in sales in August and year-to-date. Ford Mustang, Escape and the Canadian-built Edge all saw strong sales with increases of 12 percent, 13 percent and 3 percent, respectively.

“The Canadian industry continues to show steady growth, and at Ford we are seeing an increasing number of customers in our showrooms,” said Dianne Craig, president and CEO, Ford of Canada. “The Escape has been Canada’s top-selling CUV for the last eight years and with the all new model now in showrooms it will help keep up the great momentum.”

Surging F-Series sales were powered by F-150, which saw a 30 per cent increase. Also in August, Ford CUV and SUV sales rose 9 percent, driven by the popular Explorer, which saw a 22 per cent increase.

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