TOKYO – Having sold only 8,000 vehicles in Japan in 2002, Ford Motor Co. sees plenty of growth potential in Asia/Pacific’s most-sophisticated market. Ford Japan Ltd.’s best-selling car, by far, is the Focus, followed by the Escape, Explorer, Mustang, Mondeo and Ka, says Richard Parry-Jones, Ford’s group vice president-global product development and chief technical officer. Ford’s strongest market within the Asia/Pacific region is Australia, where the No.2 auto maker sold about ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: or phone: (248) 799-2622

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.