ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (September 1, 2010) - Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) reported U.S. sales of 4,441 units, a 23.8 percent decrease from August 2009. Year-to-date sales are down 12 percent over the first eight months of 2010.
In Canada, Volvo sales were down 1.1 percent in August with a total of 521 vehicles sold. Year-to-date sales are up 4.8 percent in Canada.
"We are excited for the all-new S60 to go on sale in late September," said Doug Speck, President and CEO of VCNA. "It's going to be a game changer for us and I believe it will win over more than a few driving enthusiasts."
The S60 has been a major volume contributor for VCNA and the all-new S60 looks to continue that trend in the third and fourth quarters this year. The all-new S60 arrives with a 300-horsepower turbocharged T6 engine, available Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake, dynamic handling characteristics and stunning design with a base price of just $37,700*.
Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (www.volvocars.com/us) is a subsidiary of Volvo Car Corporation of Gothenburg, Sweden. VCNA provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to Volvo automobile retailers in the United States, and oversees Volvo operations in Canada.
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*excludes $850 destination charges
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