TORONTO (September 4, 2007) -- Volvo vehicle sales reached 685 units in August, Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. has announced. The August, 2007 total is off 29.2 per cent from the 968 units sold in the same month of 2006.
Year-to-date, Volvo Canada has sold 6,804 units, off 8.0 per cent from the 7,397 units sold during the first eight months of 2006.
"Dwindling stock of 2007 model year vehicles was a major factor in the company's sales performance in August," says Steve Blyth, President and CEO of Volvo Canada. "Reserves were tight throughout the month in advance of the arrival of the new 2008 S40 and V50 last week. Stock of the 2007 XC70 and V70 models is nearly gone, but the completely redesigned 2008 XC70 will arrive shortly with the all-new V70 launching early in the New Year. With so much new product set to arrive in a very short time span, we're looking forward to a successful 2008 model year."
Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. is part of the Volvo Car Corporation of Göteborg, Sweden. The company provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to the 43 Volvo automobile retailers across the country. The company's product range includes the stylish and sporty C30, the elegant C70 hardtop convertible, the compact S40 sedan, the S60 sport sedan, the S80 flagship sedan, the versatile V50 wagon and the award-winning XC90 sport utility vehicle. For 2008, the company is introducing two all-new models: the redesigned V70 wagon and the capable and comfortable XC70.
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