Ford Delivers Best Hybrid Sales Quarter Ever
April 11, 2013—Ford Motor Company posted its best hybrid sales quarter ever in the first quarter of 2013 with sales totaling 21,080 vehicles, according to a company statement. It was the first time Ford sold more than 20,000 hybrids in a quarter.
Ford’s hybrid sales increased 324 percent nationally over 2012, giving the company a 16 percent share of the electric vehicle market.
This was the first quarter Ford offered all four of its new hybrid and plug-in hybrid models, including the Fusion Hybrid, Fusion Energi, C-MAX Hybrid and C-MAX Energi.
Company officials attribute the record sales to the C-MAX and Fusion hybrids. According to the statement, the all-new design, fuel efficiency and smart technology that these models offer is attracting a new group of customers to Ford vehicles.