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Ford Posts Strong Retail Sales Growth in Europe in 2013; New Vehicle Roll-Out Continues with At Least 7 New Models in 2014

COLOGNE, Germany, Jan. 15, 2014 – Ford of Europe reported today that its retail sales
increased 14 percent for full-year 2013, driving the company’s retail market share up a full
percentage point to 8.2 percent.

The improvement in retail sales – sales to individual customers – was the result of a strategic
shift in 2013 to target healthier sales channels.

“We made a decision to significantly reduce sales to rental fleets, betting that we could
correspondingly increase retail sales with our new vehicles,” said Stephen Odell, President,
Ford Europe, Middle East and Africa. “This has really paid off. Retail sales are more profitable
and better for brand image and residual values.”

Ford retail share in Europe has improved in each of the past 11 months, and retail market share
increased for every Ford car model from Ka to Galaxy in their respective segments. Compared
to 2012, Ford sales to European retail and fleet customers increased 7 percentage points to 73
percent of total sales – two percentage points above the industry average. Ford sales to daily
rentals declined to 27 percent from 34 percent in 2012.

“Our retail success demonstrates the importance of continuing to invest in new vehicles even in
the most difficult economic environments,” Odell said. “Forty-three percent of all Ford vehicles
sold in Europe last year were either all-new or significantly freshened models.”

Ford commercial vehicle sales also rose last year, with sales volume up 6.3 percent and market
share at 9.2 percent – the highest level since 2007.

For full year 2013, Ford sold 1.1 million vehicles in its 19 traditional European markets, making it
the No.2 selling brand in the region for the sixth consecutive year. December marked the
seventh straight month of total sales growth for Ford. Overall, the company’s total market share
in the 19 markets was nearly flat at 7.8 percent despite the lack of availability of the Mondeo,
SMAX and Galaxy earlier in the year.

The Ford Fiesta continued to be Ford’s top-selling model. A total of 290,500 Fiestas were sold
during the year, making it the best-selling Ford vehicle ahead of the Focus and Transit. Fiesta
was Europe's best-selling small car in the first eleven months of 2013, according to latest data
from JATO Dynamics.

In the United Kingdom, Ford’s largest European market by sales volume, Ford strengthened its
lead in 2013 and also recorded its 37th consecutive year of car sales leadership and 48th
successive year of commercial vehicle leadership. Germany again was Ford’s second largest
sales market in Europe, with Turkey, Russia and Italy taking the remaining top five market

“We are determined to build upon the solid foundation we’ve built in 2013. We have one of the
strongest vehicle lineups in the industry, and we will further strengthen our range during 2014,”
said Roelant de Waard, Vice President, Marketing, Sales and Service.

Ford said it will launch at least seven new vehicles in 2014, including EcoSport, Transit, Transit
Courier, Tourneo Courier, Mondeo, Mondeo Hybrid and C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid.