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Volvo announces September sales results


Volvo announces September sales results


TORONTO (October 1, 2008) - Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. today announced vehicle sales reached 543 units in September.  The total vehicles sold in September represent a 90 unit increase over August and 119 over July.


"From the start of the third quarter of 2008, the company's sales performance has been trending upwards month-over-month," said Jeff Pugliese, President and CEO of Volvo Canada. "With 2009 model year vehicles currently at Volvo retailers across Canada, we're working hard to continue building on that momentum we saw over the last three months."


The September total is off 30.8 per cent from the 785 units sold during the same month last year. Year-to-date, Volvo Canada has sold 5,313 units, off 30.0 per cent from the 7,589 sold during the first nine months of 2007.


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 42 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 and the versatile V50 and V70 wagon. For customers looking for a Volvo vehicle with all-road capability, the company offers the versatile XC70 and XC90. Volvo Canada is also expanding its line-up with the introduction of the new XC60, a crossover with the award-winning City Safety system on the standard equipment list.

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