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Volvo announces December sales results


Volvo announces December sales results


TORONTO (January 5, 2009) - Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. today announced vehicle sales reached 268 units in December, off 32.7 per cent from the same month in 2007.


For the full year, Volvo Canada sold 6,507 units, off 26.7 per cent from the 2007 total.


"Despite a challenging twelve months, we are looking forward to 2009," said Jeff Pugliese, President and CEO of Volvo Canada. "We have some terrific programs for vehicles this year, including a cross-promotion with Aeroplan that has just been launched.  In the Spring, the new XC60 crossover will arrive, bringing with it a new design language for the brand as well as the next generation of preventive safety systems with City Safety."


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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