General Motors of Canada Limited

General Motors of Canada Limited

December 03, 2007 14:45 ET

General Motors of Canada November Sales

(November 2007 and November 2006 both had 26 selling days)

OSHAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 3, 2007) - For November 2007, General Motors of Canada dealers delivered a total of 28,071 vehicles, down 10.2% from the same month last year.

"November was a soft month overall for industry retail sales," said Marc Comeau, GM of Canada's vice-president of sales, service, and marketing. "At GM we continue to see strength from our recently launched products like the Saturn Outlook, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave crossover utilities and the Cadillac CTS. The new Chevrolet Malibu and Malibu Hybrid are creating a lot of buzz with impressive product reviews and strong customer acceptance."

Comeau added, "We have seen some early success from our year-end Wish & Win promotion, showing customers that the best value on the industry's best vehicles can be found at their local GM Canada dealership."

Sales Highlights

- Mid Utilities were up a combined 67.4% driven by the continued strength of the all-new family of crossovers including the Saturn Outlook, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave.

- GMs smaller, fuel efficient cars continue to perform well with the Chevrolet Aveo and Pontiac Wave up a combined 16.8% and the Pontiac Vibe posting gains of 31.3%.

- Chevrolet Silverado and Sierra Extended Cab pick ups were up a combined 4.9%.

- Cadillac sales were up 2.9% overall, led by a 38.1% increase for the award winning Cadillac CTS.



2007 2006 % CHG
TOTAL CARS 13,028 14,254 -8.6%
TOTAL TRUCKS 15,043 17,015 -11.6%
COMBINED VEHICLES 28,071 31,268 -10.2%

CALENDAR YEAR-TO-DATE: November 30, 2007

2007 2006 % CHG
TOTAL CARS 176,274 186,208 -5.3%
TOTAL TRUCKS 201,105 198,833 +1.1%
COMBINED VEHICLES 377,379 385,041 -2.0%

General Motors of Canada (GMCL) is engineering and manufacturing advanced environmental technologies ranging from Active Fuel Management (cylinder deactivation) and hybrid systems to E85 biofuel and fuel cell vehicles - more than any other auto company right here in Canada. Headquartered in Oshawa Ontario, GMCL employs more than 19,000 people nationwide. GM of Canada manufactures vehicles, vehicle powertrains, and markets the full range of General Motors vehicles and related services through 743 dealerships and retailers across Canada. Vehicles sold through this network include Chevrolet, Buick, Pontiac, GMC, Saturn, Hummer, Saab and Cadillac.

Contact Information

  • General Motors of Canada Limited
    Patty Faith
    (905) 644-2728