Ford Mustang Mach-E SUV sales nearly halve in February
Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV sales fell massively in February 2022, accounting for almost half of its 2021 sales figures in the same month in the United States.
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HALEWOOD, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 18: Ford of Europe President Stuart Rowley poses with a Ford Mustang Mach-E electric vehicle on the transmission assembly line at Ford Halewood after Ford announced a £230 investment on October 18, 2021 in Halewood, England. The carmaker said it would invest £230million in its Halewood plant to make parts for electric cars, with support from the UK government’s Automotive Transformation Fund, which would help save 500 jobs.
Ford sales in February
According to a report by Inside electric vehicles, The American automaker behind the Mustang Mach-E, Ford, also reported a decline in vehicle sales last month in the United States.
To be more specific, Ford said it only sold 123,350 cars in February, down at least 20.9% from its performance last year.
On top of that, Ford said sales of its electrified vehicles, including its BEV, HEV and PHEV, are up an impressive 13% from its sales figures last year.
Ford Mustang Mach-E SUV Sales
The American automaker’s electric crossover SUV, the Ford Mustang Mach-E sold 2,001 units in total last February in the United States. It turns out that his sales performance last month is significantly down from last year’s 46.5%.
Nevertheless, sales of the Ford Mustang Mach-E represent 1.6% of the total vehicles sold by the automaker in the country.
Meanwhile, the outlet further noted that electric crossover stocks in the region have fallen to 3,500, at least from last December’s figures of 4,700.
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The Ford Mustang logo is seen at the Beijing Auto Show in Beijing on September 26, 2020.
InsideEVs said in the same report that Ford halted production of its vehicles last month as it faced a chip supply issue.
In fact, Mustang Mach-E production in Mexico is also down 24% from last February 2021, which is down to just 4,755.
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Ford and the chip shortage
It should be noted that other automakers also saw lower sales in February, including Japanese companies such as Subaru and Honda.
According to a recent history of The Detroit Office, Ford’s sales numbers dropped significantly by 21% due to two factors, including problems in the supply chain and its limited inventory.
On the other hand, Subaru of America also reported a 7.1% decline in sales in February, in which it cited supply chain issues.
Meanwhile, Toyota North America lost up to 11.2% of sales from a month ago after the automaker cut production due to a protest at the US-Canada border.
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