Volvo Canada Announces Sales
TORONTO, ON (October 1, 2010) Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. today announced sales were up 5.7 percent in September with a total of 537 vehicles sold. Year-to-date sales are up 4.9 percent.
Models like the XC60 and XC90 in particular continue to resonate with buyers looking for a unique combination of utility, performance and dynamic handling capabilities with sales increasing 17.3% and 12.4% respectively over the last month.
"We are pleased with the sales numbers for September," says Jeff Pugliese, President & CEO, Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. "We are particularly excited about the strong sales of the all-new Volvo S60 which is already demonstrating a strong presence in its first full month on sale."
Volvo previewed the all-new S60 to rave reviews from the public at select Experiential Tour events this summer and continued this positive momentum with a press launch in Portland, where journalists were overwhelmed by the sleek design and dynamic handling capabilities. The all-new S60 arrives with a 300-horsepower turbocharged T6 engine, available Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake, dynamic handling characteristics and stunning design with a base price of just $45,450.
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 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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