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Old 9th August 2004, 20:07   #1
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I mailed Ford India about the launch date for Ford Fusion. I got the following response:

Dear Mr. ,

Thank you for contacting Ford India Ltd.
We appreciate the time you have taken to write us regarding the Ford vehicle.

We have noted the contents of the letter and would like to state that we would not be able to communicate any informations of the launch now. However details of the launch and model details would be given through a press release in the end of September.

We regret for the inconvenience.

We trust your understanding on the same.

Thanks & Regards
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Ford India Limited
E Mail : dbadrina@ford.com
Ph : 91-4114-259218
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I can smell Fusion already! Ajmat had posted on this bit of information from a Ford dealer, and now this.

C'mon Ford, time to sideline the Ikon

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Somewhere between jubilation about sales jumps and additional production shifts, comes this little ditty from FIL MD and President David Friedman:

When asked about the launch of its new car (a premium hatchback, Fusion), which is being test-driven, Mr Friedman said the product is slated for launch definitely in 2004. “It will be unique, quite different and specially made for the Indian market,” he said.

Read the full ET story here.
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hey neverclear ......
the link aint openin
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but i heard ford is introducing newer versions of ikons into their line up ..lxi if am not mistaken.woud they do that if they were bringn fusion anytime near ?
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The cost required to launch a new version of an established model like Icon is negligible compred to lauch a new model. So, they should also be investing to develop new models in Icon. After all, how much is it going to cost add another airbag or somethingelse to the existing Icon lineup?
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hi guys
aacording to today's deccan chronicle
ford india has launched two new variants of the ikon the exi and lxi, along with it's existing line of flair and zxi
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What's the price of the new models and what are the features of these new Icon models?
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he didnt give those in deccan chronicle, check out bussiness chronicle suppliment in today's dc
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I checked Deccan Chronicle online and found only a phrase about the launch of Ford's new Icon models. Here is the link:

http://www.deccan.com/Business/Busin...NESS%20CAPSULE



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A couple of links related to the ongoing discussion can be found at the Business Line and the Business Standard.
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