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TORONTO (November 1, 2005) – Volvo Cars of Canada Ltd. today announced sales of 952 vehicles for the month of October, a total that matched the pace of the same month in 2004.
Year-to-date, Volvo retailers have sold 9,933 vehicles, an increase of 3.9 per cent over the 9,560 vehicles sold during the first ten months of 2004.
“The month of October saw strong sales from Volvo’s core models, including the S60, XC70 and XC90,” said Larry Futers, vice president of sales for Volvo Cars of Canada Ltd. “What’s more, as we enter some of the colder months of the year, Volvo retailers have seen increased customer interest in vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive. In fact, slightly less than two thirds of all Volvo vehicles sold last month were equipped with all-wheel drive.”
Volvo Cars of Canada Ltd. is part of the Volvo Car Corporation of Göteborg, Sweden. The company provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to the 43 Volvo automobile retailers across the country. The company’s product range includes the flagship S80 luxury sedan, the versatile V70 wagon, the S60 sports sedan, and the completely redesigned S40 sports sedan and V50 sportswagon. For buyers looking for more rugged versatility, the Volvo XC-line of vehicles that includes the XC70 and the award-winning XC90 sport utility vehicle.
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