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TORONTO (April 3, 2006) – Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. today announced sales in March of 1,261 units, a decrease of 3.9 per cent when compared to the 1,312 units sold during the same month last year.
For the year to date, Volvo retailers have sold 2,558 units, representing a decrease of 0.8 per cent from the 2,578 units sold during the first three months of 2005.
“Through the first quarter of 2006, Volvo Canada retailers are keeping pace with the sales performance of last year,” said Steve Blyth, President and CEO of Volvo Canada. “2005 was one of the best years in company history, so the line-up’s continuing performance highlights the strength of Volvo vehicles in this market.”
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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