TORONTO, ON (September 1, 2011) - Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. reported a small decrease in sales of 1.7 percent in August with a total of 512 vehicles sold. However, year-to-date sales are up 3 percent in Canada over the first eight months of 2010.
The top seller of the month was actually a tie between the award-winning S60 sport sedan and XC60 crossover, each selling 133 units. The venerable XC70 took the second spot, selling 91 units in August.
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. The new-for-2011 S60 sport sedan lineup now includes the T6 AWD and T5 FWD, both offering Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake. The S60 recently joined the 2011 S80, C30, XC60 and XC90 as a Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
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