Ford's domestic sales were at 5,959 units last month, down 12.35 percent from 6,799 units a year ago, it added. The company said exports during the month stood at 6,617 units as compared to 5,454 units in February 2014.
 
Ford India Vice President (Marketing, Sales & Service) Anurag Mehrotra said the government's clear focus on promoting infrastructure and investment as indicated in the Union Budget will have an indirect effect on the growth of the automotive sector, which is one of the biggest contributors to GDP.

"We hope that the government will continue its pro-consumer, industry-friendly reform policy and introduce measures such as lowering interest rates to boost demand in the auto sector," he added.

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