³The new Ford Figo shows how serious we are about India.

It reflects our commitment to compete with great products in all segments of this car market.´ - Alan Mulally 

Ford India began production in 1998 with its Ford Escort model, which was later replaced by locally produced Ford Ikon in 2001. On 9 March, 2010, Ford Motor Co. launched its first made-for-India compact car. Starting at 349,900 ($7,690), the Figo is ford's first car.

Rohit Vishwakarma 

The Ford Figo is Ford's new subcompact automobile that went on sale on 10 March 2010 in India for Rs 3.5 lakh (U$8400). It is based on the Ford Global B platform, and is built only in Chennai, Tamil Nadu to be sold worldwide. It gets its name from the colloquial Italian expression Figo which is similar to colloquial English expression 'cool'.

Making a Mark in India
&A major investment of more than USD 500 million for Ford s Chennai plant. & The new Ford Figo shows how serious we are about India, said Mulally. &India takes on a new role - The introduction of the new Figo marks a significant shift for India in Ford s strategy. &Local benefit - The local economy of Tamil Nadu state in which Chennai is located will benefit from the enlarged plant, as new jobs.


echnology at its best

³The increase in capacity at the Maraimalai Nagar plant in Chennai was achieved with the application of the best practices from Ford.´ ³66 robots that have been added to the assembly process in all lines.´

Gearing up for Figo
‡ The business opportunity is huge. Ford is doubling its manufacturing capacity to produce Figo. ‡ Some Ford dealers expect to double or even triple their annual sales with the debut of the new car.

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