The Ford Figo car.
The Ford Figo car.

Ford India has been named "Manufacturer of the Year 2011" for its innovative practices in manufacturing and engineering excellence. The prizes were awarded at a ceremony in Mumbai last Friday.

The Figo gathered a clutch of five awards including the Bloomberg UTV Autocar Car of the Year Award. Orders for the new model have passed 10 000 since its launch in March last year.
Ford India president and managing director Michael Boneham said: "Figo's stellar performance at Bloomberg UTV Autocar with five top honours is phenomenal and is recognition of our contribution to India's automobile market.”
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