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Volvo Car Canada Ltd. Reports May Sales Results

  • Volvo Car Canada overall sales up 2.8 percent over May of 2021
  • Recharge models (EV and PHEV) represented 34 percent of total May sales nationwide
  • Volvo Car Canada reported overall sales of 1,037 vehicles in May 2022


RICHMOND HILL, ON (Wednesday, June 1, 2022) – Volvo Car Canada Ltd. is pleased to report its sales results for May: a total of 1,037 vehicles were retailed throughout the month, for an increase of 2.8 percent when compared to May of 2021. Year-to-date, the company has sold a total of 4,236 vehicles in Canada, representing an increase of 2.3 percent when compared to the same time last year.


Led by the volume driving XC60 Recharge, demand for Volvo’s exciting lineup of plug-in hybrids and pure electrics remained strong in May, with the company’s Recharge models accounting for ­­­34 percent of all new vehicle sales for the brand in Canada.


Of note, the XC40 Recharge, the brand’s first all-electric SUV received significant praise from the Automobile Journalist’s Association of Canada (AJAC) in May, as it was named the Green Utility Vehicle of the Year.  


Certified by Volvo, Volvo Car Canada’s pre-owned division, retailed a total of 253 units for the month, representing a decrease of 11 percent when compared to May of last year.


“Despite the challenging market, May marked yet another strong performance for Volvo Cars in Canada.” said Matt Girgis, managing director, Volvo Car Canada Ltd. “Demand for our award-winning electrified product is encouraging, and we remain positive for the remainder of the quarter as we continue to navigate industry and supply constraints.”


About Volvo Car Canada Ltd.

Volvo Car Canada Ltd. is a subsidiary of Volvo Car Group of Gothenburg, Sweden. VCCL provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology, and training support to the 38 Volvo automobile retailers across Canada. For more information please refer to the Volvo Cars Canada media website at:

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