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Volvo announces August sales results


Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. today announced vehicle sales reached 527 units in August, a 16.3 percent increase over the same month last year. August marked the fourth month in 2009 for sales increases year-over-year.


Year-to-date, Volvo Canada sold 4,545 units, off 5.7 percent from the first eight months of 2008.


"The company saw success with its XC-range of vehicles in August," said Jeff Pugliese, President and CEO of Volvo Canada. "The new XC60 continues to gain traction in the market and was the most popular vehicle in the Volvo line-up last month, followed by the XC90 and the XC70. Looking forward, the company's focus will soon switch to the 2010 model year as stock of 2009 vehicles begins to run out."


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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Chad Heard

Marshall Fenn Communications

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Erin Farquharson

Marshall Fenn Communications

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