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Ford Sales in China Rise in February; Edge, Taurus and Performance Vehicles Remain Strong

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Ford and its joint ventures in China sold 64,641 vehicles in February,
up 2 percent compared to February 2016.

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Sales in the first two months for Ford, including JVs Changan Ford
Automobile and Jiangling Motor Corporation, totaled more than 153,000
vehicles, a 21 percent decrease.

"We continue to see strong demand from Chinese customers for our 3-row
Edge SUV and luxurious Taurus large sedan, along with our performance
line-up led by our iconic Mustang," said Peter Fleet, vice president,
Marketing, Sales and Service. "We are also excited by the fantastic
early response to the upcoming launch of our F-150 Raptor in China."

Sales of Ford's large SUVs, the Edge and Everest, and the Ford Taurus,
continue to grow. Edge sales increased 20 percent in February while
Everest sales increased 34 percent. Ford Taurus sales increased 9
percent in February compared to February 2016.

Ford performance vehicles remain popular for Chinese consumers with
sales of the Ford Focus ST and RS up 67 percent compared to February
2016, while Ford Mustang sales more than doubled in February.

Monthly sales for Changan Ford Automobile (CAF) totaled 42,695 vehicles,
down 12 percent compared to the same time last year. Year-to-date sales
for CAF totaled 108,858 vehicles, down 32 percent.

CAF is rebuilding order banks in the first quarter after the strong
close to 2016. Showroom traffic is improving and CAF expects 2017 to
continue to strengthen with the launch key new vehicles such as the new
EcoSport later this year.

Jiangling Motor Corporation sold 20,794 vehicles, a 48 percent increase
compared to February 2016. Year-to-date sales for JMC totaled 41,043
vehicles, up 31 percent compared to the same time in 2016.

In February, Ford announced the Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew's pre-sale
price of 560,000 RMB. This is the first time that the tough and powerful
F-150 Raptor will be exported to China.

 

Ford Motor Company China Retail Sales Performance

                 
February 2017

January –
February 2017

February 2016

January –
February 2016

CAF 42,695 108,858 48,263 160,119
Imported Ford Vehicles 1,152 3,172 1,033 2,754
JMC 20,794 41,043 14,054 31,309
Total Ford Brand China 64,641   153,073   63,350   194,182
 

Editor's note: Ford reports retail figures in China. JMC figures exclude
export sales. Lincoln sales in China are reported on a quarterly basis.

About Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company is a global automotive and mobility company based in
Dearborn, Michigan. With about 201,000 employees and 62 plants
worldwide, the company's core business includes designing,
manufacturing, marketing and servicing a full line of Ford cars, trucks
and SUVs, as well as Lincoln luxury vehicles. To expand its business
model, Ford is aggressively pursuing emerging opportunities with
investments in electrification, autonomy and mobility. Ford provides
financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company.

Ford's wholly owned subsidiaries, joint ventures and investment in China
include Ford Motor (China) Limited, Ford Motor Research & Engineering
(Nanjing) Co., Ltd., Ford Automotive Finance (China) Ltd., Changan Ford
Automobile Co., Ltd., Changan Ford Mazda Engine Co., Ltd. and Jiangling
Motors Co., Ltd.

For more information regarding Ford's products, please visit http://corporate.ford.com
and www.ford.com.cn.

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