Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. today announced vehicle sales reached 773 units in May, a 26 percent increase over April.
Year-to-date, Volvo Canada sold 2,526 units, off 16.4 per cent from the first five months of 2008.
"Volvo vehicle sales continue to accelerate into what is traditionally the busiest season for the automotive industry," said Jeff Pugliese, President and CEO of Volvo Canada. "This is, of course, aided by the increasing availability of the highly anticipated XC60 crossover at retailers across the country."
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 41 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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