Volvo announces October sales results
TORONTO (November 3, 2008) - Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. today announced vehicle sales reached 453 units in October, representing a 4.6 per cent increase over the same month in 2007.
"October saw a strong sales performance from some of our most popular models, including the XC90, XC70 and S40," said Jeff Pugliese, President and CEO of Volvo Canada. "Volvo Canada and its retailers are working hard to build on this momentum and finishing with a strong performance over the last two months of 2008."
Year-to-date, Volvo Canada has sold 5,766 units, off 28.1 per cent from the 8,022 sold during the first ten 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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