A Ford Vietnam factory in Hai Duong province (Photo:VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) - Ford Vietnam recently announced its sales in December last year rose 60 percent year-on-year to 2,634 vehicles, bringing the total cars sold in 2015 to the best-ever record of 20,740 units, up 48 percent against the previous year.

According to the company’s General Director Pham Van Dung, the gigantic achievement was driven by continued strong demand for Ford’s full line-up of vehicles in Vietnam .

Since being launched in Vietnam in last August, the new version of Ford Ranger has showed its strength as a multipurpose body, helping push its December sales up 89 percent to 1,374 units.

The 2015 sales of Ranger hit 8,685 units, a year-on-year rise of 81 percent.

The EcoSport compact SUV was one of the trademark’s leading vehicle with 422 units sold in December, raising the total sales in 2015 to 3,977, up 145 percent against 2014.

Meanwhile, Ford Transit continued leading the commercial car segment with 640 units sold in December, up 102 percent year-on-year, bringing the total sales in 2015 to 5,600 units.-VNA