Volvo announces January sales results
TORONTO (February 3, 2009) - Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. today announced vehicle sales reached 286 units in January, off 42.9 per cent from the same month in 2008.
"The market continues to present some tough challenges," said Jeff Pugliese, President and CEO of Volvo Canada. "However, we did see some success with the XC90, which registered a 7 percent increase in sales over January of last year. The company is also working hard on the launch of the new XC60 crossover that will arrive this Spring. The XC60 is a vehicle we feel will resonate well with many Canadians."
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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