TORONTO, ON (February 1, 2013) - Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. reported 280 new vehicle sales in January, an 8.5 percent increase over December 2012. Volvo Canada's industry-leading certified pre-owned program showed an increase of 30.5 percent contributing to 107 units last month. The top sellers in January were the XC60 premium crossover and the S60 sport sedan which sold 82 and 108 respectively. This is the first month on record that the XC60 was not the number one selling nameplate since its introduction to the Canadian market in 2009, due to the popularity of the S60's T5 new AWD offering.
"This month's increase is only the beginning of what is sure to be a very exciting year, says Marc Engelen, president & CEO, Volvo Cars of Canada Corp., "We will be introducing great new products across our entire lineup before the year is through."
Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. is part of the Volvo Car Corporation of Gothenburg, Sweden. The company provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to the 41 Volvo automobile retailers across the country. Volvo lead the list of luxury car brands in the 2012 Top Safety Picks by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), with winners including the Volvo C30, S60, S80, XC60 and XC90.
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