TORONTO, ON (January 4, 2010) Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. today announced a sales decrease of 28.3 percent in December with a total of 448 vehicles sold. However, year-to-date sales are up 0.1 percent. Sales of the XC60 totaled 1,540 units, contributing to a 27.2 percent increase year-over-year. The S80 and C30 also finished off the year on a high note with the S80 posting a 44.4 percent increase, while the C30 saw a 55.2 percent increase.
"We are optimistic that 2011 will be a great year for Volvo," says Jeff Pugliese, President & CEO, Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. "The addition of the T5 model to the all-new S60 range will provide the same great looks and dynamic handling, but with a greater focus on fuel economy and an even more competitive price point."
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 S40 sedan and the S80 flagship sedan. For customers looking for a vehicle with all-road capability, Volvo offers the versatile XC60, XC70 and XC90. Volvo Canada has also recently expanded its line-up to include the new-for-2011 S60 sport sedan with optional Pedestrian detection with Full Auto Brake.
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