TORONTO (January 3, 2007) – Volvo vehicle sales totaled 558 units in December, Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. has announced.
The December results brought total Volvo vehicle sales for 2006 to 9,911 units.
The December, 2006 total was off 20.7 per cent from the 704 units sold in the same month of 2005. Full year 2006 results were 14.9 per cent below the 11,651 units sold in 2005.
“The arrival of the new Volvo S80 luxury sedan and highly anticipated new C30 in the first quarter of 2007 will fill two key spots in our product mix, and bring new traffic to Volvo retailers across the country,” said Steve Blyth, president and chief executive officer of Volvo Cars of Canada. “New products are critical to our business, and Volvo retailers will have two of the hottest ones this year.”
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 44 Volvo automobile retailers across the country. The company’s product range includes the elegant C70 hardtop convertible, the versatile V70 wagon, the S60 sport 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 2007, the company is introducing two new models: the second-generation S80 luxury flagship sedan and the stylish and sporty C30.
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