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FORD ANNOUNCES SCRAPPAGE SCHEME EXTENSION

The Ford scrappage scheme, which includes cars and commercial vehicles, is to be extended into the first quarter of 2018.

The success of the scheme, which has seen over 10,500 vehicles scrapped and replaced with cleaner, more fuel efficient vehicles, is expanded to include the Ford Ranger as well as the most popular all-new Fiesta, Focus and Transit commercial models.

According to the official November sales figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), Ford is the UK market leader in total vehicle sales with the Fiesta named as the best-selling car.

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Andy Barratt, Ford of Britain chairman and managing director, said:

“The Ford scrappage scheme has been so well received by our customers and I’m pleased to announce its extension in to next year. We have an excellent product line-up and our scheme is applicable to one of the broadest ranges of vehicles, including the segment leading Ford Ranger.

“We continue to carry strong sales momentum as we more towards the end of the year. Our CV sales growth was particularly positive in an increasingly challenging market. It’s also rewarding to see the all-new Fiesta strengthening its leadership position as we continue the launch of the full model range, with Fiesta Active and ST still to come to complete the line-up of our most technologically advanced Fiesta ever.”

Islanders are able to take advantage of the scrappage scheme offer by visiting Premier Ford at https://www.premierford.co.uk/offers/scrappage-scheme.aspx.

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