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TORONTO (January 4, 2006) – For the 12 months of 2005, Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. today announced total vehicles sales reached 11,651 units, representing an increase of 4.6 per cent over the 11,135 units sold in 2004.
For the month of December, Volvo retailers sold a total of 704 vehicles, a decrease of 6.8 per cent compared to the same month in 2004.
“This is the sixth consecutive year of increased sales for Volvo Canada,” said Steve Blyth, President and CEO of Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. “As a result, I would like to congratulate Canada’s Volvo retailers, staff and our corporate partners for all their hard work in 2005. We should all be proud of the results from last year and I encourage you to continue building the momentum that will bring us further success in 2006.”
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 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, the compact and sporty S40 and V50, and an XC-line of vehicles that includes the rugged XC70 and the award-winning XC90 sport utility vehicle. For 2006, the company is proud to introduce the second-generation C70 convertible with a new retractable three piece hardtop.
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