SHANGHAI, April 8 Ford Motor Co and its
Chinese joint ventures sold 103,815 vehicles in China in March,
up 28 percent from a year earlier, the U.S. automaker said on
That follows a 67 percent year-on-year jump in February and
a 53 percent rise in January.
The company's sales in the first three months of the year
came to 271,321 cars, up 45 percent from the same period a year
Ford's China sales have been bolstered by continued strong
demand for its Ford Focus model, the best-selling car in the
country last year, according to China's automobile association.
Ford makes vehicles in China in partnership with Chongqing
Changan Automobile Co Ltd and Jiangling Motors Corp
(Reporting by Samuel Shen; Editing by John Ruwitch)