Prime-TASS reports that Ford plans to sell 23,700 cars in 2005 through its official dealerships in Russia, up from the 7,500 cars expected to be sold this year, Henrik Hensen, the head of Ford in Russia and the CIS, told reporters Wednesday. Ford boosted Russian sales 52.5% on the year to 4,280 cars in January-September, including the Ford Focus model with 1,826 cars sold and the Ford Mondeo with 1,221 cars sold.