Ford recorded its highest ever commercial vehicle sales of 123,958 in 2017 – 3.4 per cent up on the year before.
The increase came in total CV market that was down 3.5 per cent at 370,162 units, and this meant that Ford’s market share was 32.2 per cent compared to 30.6 per cent in 2016.
Andy Barratt, Ford of Britain chairman and managing director, said: “Our CV sales growth was particularly positive in an increasingly challenging market. Ford has consistently provided UK customers with the most appealing vehicle range and our CV line-up is the best ever, offering class-leading vehicles in all key segments.”
“We continue to carry sales momentum into 2018 with the extension of our popular scrappage scheme through to the end of March, and we continue the launch of the all-new Fiesta with the Active and ST models completing the line-up of our most technologically advanced small car later this year.”
The Ford Transit Custom was sixth in total vehicle sales in 2017, with a rise of 4.5 per cent and total sales of 52,277.