The company had sold a total of 7,270 units in the same month previous year, Ford India said in a statement.

Domestic sales were up 66.15 percent to 6,651 units in April as against 4,003 units in the same month previous year, it added.

The company exported 6,646 units last month as against 3,267 units in the year-ago period.

Commenting on the sales performance, Ford India Executive Director (Marketing, Sales and Service) Vinay Piparsania said: "Despite on-going business challenges faced by Indian automotive industry, Ford India sales have held steady in April."

On the outlook, he said: "In the run up to the formation of the next Government, we remain cautious and watchful in anticipation of progressive policy interventions to energize the Indian automotive sector."

(Agencies)

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