Ford holds the history of the automotive industry as it was founded by Henry Ford, the man responsible in bringing the modern automobile to the world. The Ford World Headquarters or more fondly known as the Glass House is located in Michigan, USA. Henry Ford founded the company in 1903 and with more than a century of experience in the automotive industry, Ford has become one of the main brands in this market as well as an icon for the American transport industry.
Under the Ford brand, the company markets automobiles and commercial vehicles while it owns the Troller and FPV, a Brazilian SUV brand and Australian performance car brand respectively. Meanwhile, in the US, Lincoln cars are marketed under the company as well.
Its blue oval logo has become synonymous with the American market and is one of the most recognized logos in the world today. In the Asian market meanwhile, Ford has enjoyed tremendous success in recent years. Malaysia saw a surge in demand and popularity after a series of aggressive marketing campaign which saw the brand emerging as one of the top selling brands in this market.
Ford in Malaysia is marketed and distributed by Sime Darby Motors which is responsible for several other top automotive brands as well. The Ford Fiesta is one of the best-selling models in Malaysia while the Ford Focus is quite popular as well. Other models marketed by Ford for the Malaysian market includes the Ford Kuga, Ford Mondeo and the very popular pick-up Ford Ranger, among others.
Sime Darby Auto Connexion Sdn Bhd
Lot. 5, Jalan 205,
46050 Petaling Jaya.
Tel: 03-7718 1200