Today, the Ford Sollers plant in Naberezhnye Chelny saw the production launch ceremony of the renewed Ford EcoSport vehicle.
The event attended by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and Trade of Tatarstan Albert Karimov, President at Ford of Europe, Middle East and Africa Steven Armstrong, Vice President at Ford of Europe for Joint Ventures, Alliances and Commercial Affairs Birgit Berendt, and President of Ford Sollers JV Adil Shirinov.
The small SUV of the new generation features an updated exterior, a fundamentally new interior, set of power units, as well as additional equipment.
The production of Ford EcoSport in Russia began in December 2014. The small SUV was the first model to enter production of the newly opened Ford Sollers plant in Naberezhnye Chelny. Since the start of Ford EcoSport sales in Russia, almost 17,000 vehicles have already been sold.