Ford Motor Co. sales fell 2.7% in April compared with year-ago, for a 3.9% decrease year-to-date, according to Ward’s data. However, overall sales of 257,902 units were bolstered by strong demand for passenger cars, which rose 12.4% from year-ago and 4.5% year-to-date. George Pipas, Ford’s U.S. sales analysis manager, cites customer demand for better fuel economy as the primary reason for the growth in car sales. Sales of 105,655 passenger cars were driven by Ford’s new trio of ...
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