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Ford Motor Company's November U.S. sales of 190,449 vehicles are up 7 percent overall compared with last year. Retail sales are up 9 percent, for the best November performance since 2004.

The November retail sales performance of 147,021 vehicles reflects broad-based gains, with passenger cars up 6 percent, utilities up 3 percent and trucks up 17 percent. Ford passenger cars achieved the best November retail sales result since 2002, with Ford Fusion and Ford Fiesta both posting records.

"We continued to see sales increases across our full family of vehicles – particularly with our passenger cars and utilities in conquest coastal markets – helping us post our best November retail sales performance since 2004," said John Felice, Ford vice president, U.S. marketing, sales and service. "Fusion and Fiesta were particular standouts, setting November records, and Ford trucks maintained their strong selling pace."

Fusion sales of 22,839 vehicles for the month are up 51 percent year over year, for the car's best-ever November sales performance. Fusion sales continue to expand fastest in the western U.S., where retail sales are up 79 percent – including a 101 percent increase in California. Fiesta also had its best-ever November sales performance with 4,642 vehicles sold.

Ford F-Series continued its pace of selling more than 60,000 trucks for the seventh straight month, strengthening its position as America's best-selling pickup and best-selling vehicle for another consecutive year. Sales of 65,501 F-Series trucks in November represents an increase of 16 percent compared with a year ago.

Lincoln MKZ sales of 2,854 cars represent a 114 percent increase compared with the same period a year ago, leading the Lincoln brand to an overall increase of 17 percent. November MKZ retail sales in California more than tripled for the period.

Ford also announces it will build 770,000 vehicles in the first quarter of 2014 in North America. This compares with 784,000 vehicles in the first quarter of 2013. Projected production of 770,000 vehicles for fourth-quarter 2013 is unchanged.

About Ford Motor Company Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 180,000 employees and 65 plants worldwide, the company's automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford and its products worldwide, please visit http://corporate.ford.com.

 

FORD MOTOR COMPANY NOVEMBER 2013 U.S. SALES November % Year-To-Date % 2013 2012 Change 2013 2012 Change SALES BY BRAND   Ford 183,722 171,941 6.9 2,202,150 1,961,177 12.3   Lincoln 6,727 5,732 17.4 73,710 74,766 -1.4     Total Vehicles 190,449 177,673 7.2 2,275,860 2,035,943 11.8 SALES BY TYPE   Cars 58,983 55,661 6.0 774,917 692,818 11.9   Utilities 52,773 53,851 -2.0 656,105 599,648 9.4   Trucks 78,693 68,161 15.5 844,838 743,477 13.6     Total Vehicles 190,449 177,673 7.2 2,275,860 2,035,943 11.8 FORD BRAND Fiesta 4,642 3,688 25.9 66,597 51,163 30.2 Focus 15,239 18,312 -16.8 219,001 223,318 -1.9 C-MAX 2,398 4,848 -50.5 33,182 8,999 268.7 Fusion 22,839 15,125 51.0 270,872 221,980 22.0 Taurus 4,400 5,142 -14.4 64,367 59,907 7.4 Police Interceptor Sedan 501 592 -15.4 10,182 7,564 34.6 Mustang 5,376 5,309 1.3 71,459 77,458 -7.7 Crown Victoria 0 233 -100.0 0 3,883 -100.0   Ford Cars 55,395 53,249 4.0 735,660 654,272 12.4 Escape 20,988 20,970 0.1 271,531 240,877 12.7 Edge 8,761 10,142 -13.6 117,031 115,535 1.3 Flex 2,125 1,648 28.9 23,575 26,052 -9.5 Explorer 13,220 14,456 -8.6 162,651 141,649 14.8 Police Interceptor Utility 1,048 484 116.5 12,839 5,314 141.6 Expedition 3,492 2,831 23.3 34,025 34,001 0.1   Ford Utilities 49,634 50,531 -1.8 621,652 563,428 10.3 F-Series 65,501 56,299 16.3 688,810 576,529 19.5 Ranger 0 28 -100.0 0 19,248 -100.0 E-Series 10,145 8,400 20.8 112,896 110,424 2.2 Transit Connect 2,303 2,853 -19.3 35,916 31,440 14.2 Heavy Trucks 744 581 28.1 7,216 5,836 23.6   Ford Trucks 78,693 68,161 15.5 844,838 743,477 13.6   Ford Brand 183,722 171,941 6.9 2,202,150 1,961,177 12.3 November % Year-To-Date % 2013 2012 Change 2013 2012 Change LINCOLN BRAND MKZ 2,854 1,335 113.8 29,538 26,423 11.8 MKS 734 1,065 -31.1 9,719 11,174 -13.0 Town Car 0 12 -100.0 0 949 -100.0 Lincoln Cars 3,588 2,412 48.8 39,257 38,546 1.8 MKX 1,946 2,108 -7.7 21,366 22,490 -5.0 MKT 431 537 -19.7 5,416 6,441 -15.9 Navigator 762 675 12.9 7,671 7,289 5.2 Lincoln Utilities 3,139 3,320 -5.5 34,453 36,220 -4.9   Lincoln Brand 6,727 5,732 17.4 73,710 74,766 -1.4

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